Current Affairs Quiz: March 4, 2020

Current Affairs 4 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit inaugurated the National Security Guard (NSG) Regional Hub campus in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit inaugurated the National Security Guard (NSG) Regional Hub campus at Kolkata, West Bengal.It aims to provide adequate facilities to the brave NSG jawans

  2. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which university to establish a ‘Chair of Excellence’?
    A)Integral University
    B)Vellore Institute of Technology
    C)Banaras Hindu University
    D)Savitribai Phule Pune University
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Savitribai Phule Pune University on academic grounds.

  3. The country’s premier agri-research body ICAR signed an agreement with which institute for farm research, training?
    A)Global Institute of Sciences
    B)Bio Medical Institute
    C)Santiago Life Science Pvt Ltd
    D)Patanjali Bio Research Institute
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s premier agri-research body ICAR signed an agreement with Hardiwar-based Patanjali Bio Research Institute (PBRI) to undertake research work as well as training and education.

  4. A week-long Ekam Fest began in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A week-long Ekam Fest began in New Delhi to promote craftsmanship and products of Divyang artisans and entrepreneurs.

  5. An international yoga festival Antar Rashtriya Yog Mahotsav began in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    An international yoga festival Antar Rashtriya Yog Mahotsav began in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand with yoga teachers and practitioners from eleven countries taking part in the week-long event.

  6. Which state assembly went paperless with the implementation of e-Vidhan, a project under the Digital India programme.?
    A)Delhi
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly went paperless with the implementation of e-Vidhan, a project under the Digital India programme.

  7. Which country has taken over as president of the UN Security Council for the month of March 2020?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    China has taken over as president of the UN Security Council for the month of March 2020, pledging to promote solidarity and cooperation in this capacity.

  8. Howmuch amount will be provided by Asian Development Bank to help developing countries in Asia and Pacific to fight the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?
    A)USD 4 million
    B)USD 5 million
    C)USD 6 million
    D)USD 8 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a total of USD 4 million (about ₹29 crore) to help developing countries in Asia and Pacific to fight the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

  9. Recently Fitch lowered India’s economic growth forecast for FY20 to how much percent?
    A)5.2%
    B)4.9%
    C)5.1%
    D)4.7%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Fitch Solutions yesterday announced lowering its gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for India for fiscal 2019-2020 to 4.9 per cent from 5.1 per cent earlier, citing weak domestic demand and supply chain disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak.

  10. Recently India has bagged a deal worth USD 40 million to supply four indigenously-built weapon locating radars to which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Armenia
    C)Ukraine
    D)Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a major success, India has bagged a deal worth USD 40 million to supply four indigenously-built weapon locating radars to Armenia by beating Russian and Polish firms.

  11. Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar has launched which application for doorstep diesel delivery?
    A)Fuel Vihad
    B)Fuel Humsafar
    C)Fuel Vayu
    D)Fuel Safar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar has launched a mobile application named ‘Fuel Humsafar’ for delivery of diesel at doorsteps of Housing societies, hotels and hospitals in the national capital region.

  12. The National Workshop on Explosive Detection (NWED-2020) was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RaIDer-X, a new explosive detection device, developed by DRDO and IISC Bangalore, was unveiled at the National Workshop on Explosive Detection (NWED-2020) in Pune.

  13. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the multilingual Incredible India website in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the multilingual Incredible India website in New Delhi.

  14. Who was appointed as new CEO of Nokia?
    A)Rajiv Suri
    B)Ritesh Jain
    C)Rishi Singh
    D)Pekka Lundmark
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nokia’s Board of Directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. Lundmark is expected to start in his new role on September 1, 2020.

  15. Who was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat?
    A)Yogi Adityanath
    B)Hemant Shoren
    C)Arvind Kejriwal
    D)Sarbananda Sonowal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat.

  16. Recently Virendra Singh Sirohi passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Author
    C)Politics
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA from Bulandshahr, Virendra Singh Sirohi passed away at a Delhi-based hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 73.

  17. Recently National Chambal sanctuary has been declared as an eco-sensitive zone by the central government.It is situated in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Chambal sanctuary has been declared as an eco-sensitive zone by the central government.

  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Wildlife Day?
    A)Environment and Earth
    B)Sustain Nature of Environment
    C)Preserve Nature
    D)Sustaining all life on Earth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Wildlife Day is observed on March 3 every year to raise awareness of endangered animals and plants, and ways to fight against wildlife crime.World Wildlife Day 2020 theme is ‘Sustaining all life on Earth’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Agriculture Reserch?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Maldives
    C)Philippines
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C

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