Current Affairs Quiz: February 5, 2020

Current Affairs 5 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. The 11th edition of DefExpo 2020 will held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    11th edition of DefExpo 2020 which will be held from 5th to 9th February at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. The theme of the DefExpo 2020 is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’.

  2. Recently Indian Navy conducts 5-day coastal security exercise, ‘Matla Abhiyaan’ in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy carried out a five-day coastal security exercise, ‘Matla Abhiyaan’, with personnel of two naval boats, holding interactions with all stakeholders along the riverine border with Bangladesh.

  3. The 3 day Narmada Mahotsav was celebrated in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, three-day Narmada Mahotsav was celebrated in the picturesque plains of Amarkantak on the occasion of Narmada Jayanti.

  4. India and Maldives signed how many MoU to establish Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Addu atoll at a cost of 2.49 million USD.?
    A)2
    B)4
    C)3
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Maldives signed 5 MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Addu atoll at a cost of 2.49 million USD.

  5. Which country was readmitted and becomes 54th member of Commonwealth family?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Maldives
    D)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Maldives was officially readmitted to the Commonwealth, more than three years after the Indian Ocean archipelago nation quit the organisation over criticism of its human rights record, taking the count of the bloc’s membership countries back to 54.

  6. Which country has declared national emergency to battle locust swarms?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pakistan, which is facing its worst locust attack in decades, has declared national emergency to tackle the insects destroying crops on a large scale in Punjab province, country’s main region for agricultural production

  7. As per CAG report, Fiscal deficit reached how much percent of budget estimate for 2019-2020 till December?
    A)145.9%
    B)125.6%
    C)139.6%
    D)132.4%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government data showed that the country’s fiscal deficit in the April-December period reached 132.4 percent of the Budget Estimate for the financial year 2019-20. The government had set a target of 3.3 percent of GDP (gross domestic product) as the fiscal deficit target for the current fiscal.

  8. Recently National Statistical Office revised India GDPgrowth rate for 2018-19 to how much percent?
    A)6.9%
    B)6.5%
    C)6.1%
    D)5.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government on Friday revised downwards the economic growth rate for 2018-19 to 6.1 percent from 6.8 percent estimated earlier, mainly due to deceleration in mining, manufacturing and farm sectors.

  9. The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) banned which Indian weightlifter for a period of 2 years after he was found guilty of violating the anti-doping rule.?
    A)Ravinder Kumar
    B)Dhruv Singh
    C)Ramshad AR
    D)Shamsher Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) banned Indian weightlifter Ramshad AR for a period of 2 years after he was found guilty of violating the anti-doping rule.

  10. Who has been elected as president of Paralympic Committee of India?
    A)Shyama Chaturvedi
    B)Shashi Ranjan Prasad Singh
    C)Kavinder Chowdhury
    D)Deepa Malik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Decorated para-athlete and India’s lone woman Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik has been elected as president of Paralympic Committee of India

  11. Who assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Ltd?
    A)Pramod Agarwal
    B)AK Jha
    C)Sandip Singh
    D)Ramdeep Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pramod Agrawal assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Ltd.

  12. Who has been named the Central Banker of the Year, Asia-Pacific 2020?
    A)Shaktikanta Das
    B)Michael Patra
    C)Jorgovanka Tabakovi
    D)Arif Khan Mehmood
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has been named the Central Banker of the Year, Asia-Pacific 2020 and Jorgovanka Tabakovi, National Bank of Serbia, was adjudged the winner as the Global Central Banker of the Year by the Banker magazine, a unit of Financial Times (FT).

  13. Which space agency decommissioned its Spitzer Space Telescope after 16 years?
    A)CNEX
    B)SpaceX
    C)NASA
    D)ISRO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    NASA has decommissioned the Spitzer Space Telescope, one of its greatest observatories which has studied the universe by detecting cosmic infrared radiation for more than 16 years.

  14. Recently Jaswant Singh Kanwal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Novelist
    C)Actor
    D)film Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned Punjabi novelist Jaswant Singh Kanwal passed away at his native village Dhudike in Moga district.He was 101.

  15. Recently Mary Higgins Clark passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Politics
    C)Author
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mary Higgins Clark, the tireless and long-reigning ‘Queen of Suspense’ whose tales of women beating the odds made her one of the world’s most popular writers passed away. She was 92.

  16. What is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2020?
    A)Wetland and Biodiversity
    B)Wetland for disaster risk reduction
    C)Wetlands for a sustainable future
    D)Wetlands for our future
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971.The international theme for World Wetlands Day 2020 is ‘Wetlands and Biodiversity’.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Cancer Day?
    A)Save Us
    B)We can We Will
    C)We can I can
    D)I am I will
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Cancer Day, organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated each year on 4 February, is an opportunity to rally the international community to end the injustice of preventable suffering from cancer.This year’s theme, “I am, I will” acknowledges that everyone has the capacity to address the cancer burden.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of National Anti Doping Agency?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Montreal
    C)London
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B

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