Current Affairs Quiz: January 5, 2020

Current Affairs 5 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which ministry announced the setting up of new emerging and strategic technologies (NEST) division?
    A)Ministry of Rural Development
    B)Ministry of Human Resource
    C)Ministry of Defence
    D)Ministry of External Affairs
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The External affairs ministry announced the setting up of new emerging and strategic technologies (NEST) division. The division will work to increase investment coordination among the states of the country and also with the foreign countries.

  2. Who will head the committee that has been formed to inquire allegations against ex-Allahabad University VC RattanLal Hangloo?
    A)DP Singh
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)Suchitra Singh
    D)Lal Bahadur Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Human Resource Development formed a three-member committee to inquire into the financial and administrative irregularities allegations levied against former Allahabad University Vice-Chancellor Rattan Lal Hangloo.

  3. Which state launches ‘Cyber Safe Women’ initiative?
    A)Kerala
    B)Maharashtra
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Government has launched a ‘Cyber Safe Women’ initiative under which awareness camps will be held across all the districts of the state regarding cyber safety.

  4. Which state to celebrate 2020 as ‘Sushasan Sankalp Varsh’?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)WestBengal
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a first cabinet meeting of 2020, Haryana government decided to celebrate this year as “Sushasan Sankalp Varsh”. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said if a person is untraced for more than six months then his family will be provided financial aid.

  5. Which state government launched K-RERA to bring transparency in real estate sector?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Karnataka
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Kerala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched the Kerala Real Estate Regulatory Authority (K-RERA). The main aim to boost the confidence of customers and bring in more transparency in the real estate sector, Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) will be more transparency and credibility.

  6. In which state lion census,around 10000 cameras will be used to carry out census?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)WestBengal
    C)Gujarat
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Around 8,000-10,000 cameras will be used to carry out the 2020 lion census in Gujarat, the last abode of the Asiatic lion. As against 15,000sqkm area surveyed in the last census, lions will be counted across 25,000sqkm area spanning seven districts.

  7. In which state, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) opened its first “Patola Saree” silk processing plant?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Gujarat
    D)Sikkim
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) opened its first “Patola Saree” silk processing plant at Surendranagar in Gujarat.

  8. Which organisation confirms 2020 as international year of nurse and midwife?
    A)WHO
    B)UNICEF
    C)UNO
    D)UNESCO
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first ever international year of the nurse and midwife will be held in 2020, it has been confirmed, providing a “once in a generation opportunity” to showcase the professions.

  9. Which bank has entered into a strategic co-lending agreement with JM Financial Home Loans Limited (JMFHL), the housing finance arm of JM Financial Group, for offering retail loans to home buyers?
    A)Allahabad Bank
    B)Indian Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned Bank of Baroda has entered into a strategic co-lending agreement with JM Financial Home Loans Limited (JMFHL), the housing finance arm of JM Financial Group, for offering retail loans to home buyers.

  10. According to government data,FDI inflows into India grew by how much percent during the first half of the current financial year?
    A)15%
    B)25%
    C)11%
    D)34%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Foreign direct investment into India grew 15% to $26 billion during the first half of the current financial year, according to government data. Inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) during April-September of 2018-19 stood at $22.66 billion.

  11. Who laid down the foundation stone for an international cricket stadium and training centre at Heartfulness Institute on the outskirts of Hyderabad?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)mS Dhoni
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Rohit Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Star opening batsman Rohit Sharma laid down the foundation stone for an international cricket stadium and training centre at Heartfulness Institute on the outskirts of Hyderabad

  12. Who has become the number one paddler in the U-21 category in latest rankings by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)?
    A)Aditya Rai
    B)Kamal Singh
    C)G Sathiyan
    D)ManavThakkar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Paddler Manav Thakkar has become the number one paddler in the U-21 category, the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings revealed.

  13. Who bags best men’s player at Dubai Globe Soccer Awards?
    A)Neymar
    B)Christino Ronaldo
    C)Sunil Chettri
    D)Lionel Messi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo ended the year by winning the best men’s player at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards

  14. Who was appointed the chairman of National Medical Commission?
    A)G Gopinath
    B)Suresh Chandra Sharma
    C)MK Singh
    D)Badrinath Prasad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The chief of Delhi AIIMS’ ENT head-neck surgery department, Professor Suresh Chandra Sharma, was appointed the chairman of National Medical Commission, the new medical education regulator to replace scam-tainted Medical Council of India, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Khadi and Village Industry Commission?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of World Health Organisation?
    A)NewYork
    B)Paris
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Vadodara
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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