Current Affairs Quiz: March 31, 2020

Current Affairs 31 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was released by Centre to clear pending due wages under MGNREGA?
    A)₹4532 cr
    B)₹4606 cr
    C)₹4500 cr
    D)₹4431 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has released Rs 4,431 crore to clear pending wages under the rural job scheme MGNREGA and will pay all dues by April 10, a day after the government announced increase in wages under the programme.

  2. How much amount will be given by Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Ministry and the North Eastern Council (NEC) to North East to fight the COVID-19 outbreak?
    A)₹15 cr
    B)₹35 cr
    C)₹30 cr
    D)₹25 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Ministry and the North Eastern Council (NEC) would provide Rs 25 crore to the States in the Northeast for gap funding to fight COVID-19.

  3. Recently who launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC)?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Piyush Goyal
    D)Harsh Vardhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) and also interacted with Nodal Officers of Medical Colleges of States and other AIIMS of the country and reviewed the COVID-19 preparedness.

  4. How much aid was announced by USA to India to fight the Coronavirus outbreak?
    A)$3.5 mn
    B)$3.0 mn
    C)$2.5 mn
    D)$2.9 mn
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United States announced USD 174 million financial assistance to 64 countries including USD 2.9 million to India to help them fight the Jcoronavirus pandemic

  5. How much amount of liquidity will be injected by RBI amid coronavirus outbreak?
    A)₹5.81 lakh cr
    B)₹4.89 lakh cr
    C)₹3.35 lakh cr
    D)₹3.74 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to maintain stability in the financial system in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das said that Rs 3.74 lakh crore liquidity will be injected into system through various measures.

  6. Which Indian shotput player was suspended for four years by global athletics body’s (IAAF) Athletics Integrity Unit for failing an out-of-competition dope test in 2018?
    A)Navin Chikara
    B)Rishi Kanval
    C)Varun Grover
    D)Manish Singhal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian shot putter Navin Chikara was suspended for four years by global athletics body’s (IAAF) Athletics Integrity Unit for failing an out-of-competition dope test in 2018.

  7. Recently which organisation acquired 67% stake of its subsidiary Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) for ₹2,383 crore?
    A)L&T
    B)GRSE
    C)NTPC
    D)Chennai Port Trust
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) acquired 67% stake of its subsidiary Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) for ₹2,383 crore.

  8. Recently veteran civil rights leader Joseph E Lowery passed away,He belonged to which country?
    A)USA
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Italy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Joseph E Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped Martin Luther King Jr found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and fought against racial discrimination in the United States, has died. He was 98.

  9. Recently which air chief marshal passed away in Jodhpur?
    A)Girish Luthera
    B)Karambir Singh
    C)Chandan Singh Rathore
    D)VN Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Retired Air Vice Marshal Chandan Singh Rathore passed away at his Jodhpur residence. He was 95.

  10. Which body will launch Corona Studies Series books to provide relevant reading materials for all age-groups for the post-Corona readership needs?
    A)National Book Trust
    B)NASSCOM
    C)Niti Aayog
    D)CBSE
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Book Trust (NBT) will launch Corona Studies Series books to provide relevant reading materials for all age-groups for the post-Corona readership needs.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IAAF?
    A)Monaco
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of National Book Trust?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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