Current Affairs Quiz: January 30, 2020

Current Affairs 30 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. The annual event Bharat Parv organised in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event Bharat Parv organised in Delhi this year too.The objective of Bharat Parv is to encourage Indians to visit different tourism places of India and to inculcate the spirit of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’.

  2. The Ministry of Tourism has decided to reward people visiting how many spots in a year by funding their expenses?
    A)11
    B)12
    C)16
    D)15
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bringing cheer to travel enthusiasts, the government has decided to reward people visiting 15 tourist spots in a year by funding their expenses.

  3. Recently the 14 member committee submitted its report on child porn.It was setup by which personality?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Amit Shah
    D)Venkaiah Naidu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 14-member committee, including 7 women members of Rajya Sabha, was set up by Venkaiah Naidu on December 12 last year has made 40 recommendations to prevent sexual abuse of children and contain access to and transmission of child pornography on social media.

  4. The first underwater metro is being built in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The East-West project of Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation is expected to be completed by March 2022 after several years and doubled costs. India’s first underwater metro will partially run under the Hooghly river.

  5. Recently President of which country Jair Bolsonaro arrived in New Delhi?
    A)Brazil
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Thailand
    D)Norway
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in New Delhi with an aim to further expand the already close strategic partnership with India. Bolsonaro was the chief guest at India’s 71st Republic Day Parade on January 26, besides holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.

  6. which organisation has declared the virus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC)?
    A)UNICEF
    B)NASSCOM
    C)UNESCO
    D)WHO
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amid the rising spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the virus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).

  7. As per SIPRI report,which country is the world’s second-largest arms producer?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    China is the world’s second-largest arms producer, behind the US, a Swedish research institute announced in a report.

  8. The 13th edition of the International Children’s Film Festival of Bangladesh inaugurated in which city?
    A)Barisal
    B)Chittagong
    C)Dhaka
    D)Khulna
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 13th edition of the International Children’s Film Festival of Bangladesh was inaugurated in Dhaka.

  9. NABARD has estimated Odisha’s credit potential at how much amount?
    A)₹80000 cr
    B)₹95467 cr
    C)₹90757.96 cr
    D)₹90395.69 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), in its State Focus Paper for Odisha, has estimated Odisha’s credit potential at Rs 90,395.69 crore for Financial year FY- 2020-21 with a hike of around 20% over credit projection of 2019-20.

  10. Which Company has won the ‘BFSI Digital Innovation Award’ for Cloud Solutions?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)Max Bupa life insurance
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)Bajaj Housing Finance Limited
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Housing Finance Limited (BHFL), a 100% subsidiary of Bajaj Finance Limited, has won the ‘BFSI Digital Innovation Award’ for Cloud Solutions at the recently held Express BFSI Technology Conclave and Awards 2020 in Pune.

  11. according to RBI, UCBs hit by around 972 cases of fraud worth how much amount in past 5 fiscal?
    A)₹235cr
    B)₹435 cr
    C)₹200 cr
    D)₹221 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Urban cooperative banks (UCBs) have reported nearly 1,000 cases of fraud worth more than Rs 220 crore in the last five fiscals, according to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  12. Which Company has signed a licensing agreement with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures Europe, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses?
    A)Bombay Stock Exchange
    B)National Stock Exchange
    C)NASSCOM
    D)Niti Aayog
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has signed a licensing agreement with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Futures Europe, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses.

  13. Recently Vineet Saxena announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Tennis
    C)Football
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan cricketer Vineet Saxena, whose marathon double hundred in the final helped the state win the Ranji Trophy in 2011-12, has announced retirement from the game.

  14. Recently Marjan Sarec stepped down from his post of PM.He was former PM of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Finland
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Slovakia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec announced for step down and called for fresh elections, following weeks of rising tensions within his minority five-party coalition government.

  15. who was nominated as Life President of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF)?
    A)Sanjeev Singh
    B)Saurav Ghosal
    C)Anil Khanna
    D)Suraj Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The former President of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF), Anil Khanna, was nominated as the life president of the ATF and also as the Chairman of its Finance Committee during the meeting of the Board of Directors, held in Melbourne

  16. Which state tableau has been adjudged the best among the 16 states and union territories that participated in the Republic Day parade ?
    A)Assam
    B)WestBengal
    C)Bihar
    D)Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam’s tableau based on the theme ‘Land of Unique Craftsmanship and Culture’ has been adjudged the best among the 16 states and union territories that participated in the Republic Day parade .

  17. Which word named as Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019?
    A)Post truth
    B)Aadhar
    C)Nari Shakti
    D)Samvidhaan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oxford University Press (OUP) named ‘Samvidhaan’ (Constitution) the Oxford Hindi Word of 2019, saying it received widespread attention in the year which was witness to the spirit of the Indian Constitution being embraced across segments of the society.

  18. Recently Sunita Chandra passed away.She was associated with which sports?
    A)Hockey
    B)Football
    C)Cricket
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sunita Chandra, former India women’s hockey team captain, passed away in her sleep at her Madhya Pradesh residence. She was 76.

  19. Recently Vinay Sinha passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Author
    C)Film Producer
    D)Actor
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Filmmaker Vinay Sinha, best known for producing cult comedy “Andaz Apna Apna” passed away at Holy Family Multispeciality Hospital in suburb Bandra. He was 74.

  20. Recently Rob Rensenbrink passed away.He was associated with which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Cricket
    C)Tennis
    D)Football
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Dutch international Rob Rensenbrink has passed away at the age of 72.Rensenbrink belonged to the golden age of Dutch football, playing in both the 1974 and 1978 FIFA World Cup finals.

  21. Former President Pranab Mukherjee released the autobiography of whom named Relentless?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)Yashwant Sinha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former President Pranab Mukherjee released the autobiography of Yashwant Sinha titled ‘ Relentless’ and agreed with his observation that economy is “the last priority” of a politician in India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Netherlands?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Slovakia?
    A)Kosice
    B)Vienna
    C)Bratislava
    D)Krono
    View Answer
    Option C

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