Current Affairs Quiz: March 5, 2020

Current Affairs 5 March 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which city to host 108th Indian Science Congress?
    A)Chennai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) announced that Pune will host the annual session of 108th Indian Science Congress on January 3-7, 2021.

  2. Which Bank has switched to “Cash Budget Based Assessment (CBBA)” from “Projected Balance Sheet (PBS)” method of Fund Based Working Capital (FBWC) limits for assessment of the working capital requirement for corporates or large advances?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)Sbi
    C)PNB
    D)IDBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) has switched to “Cash Budget Based Assessment (CBBA)” from “Projected Balance Sheet (PBS)” method of Fund Based Working Capital (FBWC) limits for assessment of the working capital requirement for corporates or large advances.

  3. Which Bank ties-up with Zomato to launch co-branded credit card powered by Mastercard?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Citi Bank
    D)RBLBank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Food aggregator Zomato has inked a strategic partnership with RBL Bank and Mastercard to launch a co-branded credit card, a move that will enable it to offer broad-based benefits to its consumers. The two partners aim to get one million cardholders in the next 24 months.

  4. Recently which company has got a brokerage licence from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to sell life and non-life insurance products?
    A)Paytm Insurance Broking
    B)Max Bupa
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)Reliance Insurance Broker
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Paytm Insurance Broking (PIBPL), a subsidiary of Paytm, has got a brokerage licence from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to sell life and non-life insurance products.

  5. How much initial package was announced by World Bank as emergency aid to countries coping with coronavirus?
    A)USD 15 billion
    B)USD 5 billion
    C)USD 10 billion
    D)USD 12 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As coronavirus reaches more than 60 countries, the World Bank Group has pledged to make available an initial package of up to USD 12 billion to assist countries coping with the health and economic impacts of the global outbreak.

  6. Which Institute has inked a tripartite deal with the National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development for setting up three Farmer Producer Organization in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh?
    A)BHU
    B)BITS
    C)IIT Bombay
    D)IIT Mandi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi & Enabling Women of Kamand (EWOK) Society has inked a tripartite deal with the National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development for setting up three Farmer Producer Organization in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

  7. According to the 2019 report of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), released by United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC),which country is among top suppliers of pharma drugs used in trafficking?
    A)Japan
    B)Bangladesh
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to the 2019 report of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), released by United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), India features prominently among top manufacturers of illicit and licit drugs that are smuggled to other countries and into the hands of addicts.

  8. Recently OECD downgraded India’s FY21 GDP growth to how much percent?
    A)5.0%
    B)5.2%
    C)5.1%
    D)5.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Global agency OECD lowered its India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.1 per cent from the earlier projection of 6.2 per cent for 2020 on concerns of impact of deadly coronavirus on the domestic as well as the global economy.

  9. Which Company has collaborated with Accenture to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and startups that are focused on social impact and sustainability?
    A)TCS
    B)Google
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Microsoft Corporation and Accenture are teaming to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and startups that are focused on social impact and sustainability.

  10. As per FIH World Rankings 2020,what is the rank of Indian Hockey men’s team?
    A)6th
    B)2nd
    C)3rd
    D)4th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian men’s hockey team has climbed to the fourth position, their highest since the inception of FIH world rankings in 2003, in the recently released table.

  11. Who recently attains number one spot in ICC Women’s T20I rankings?
    A)Radha Yadav
    B)Sophie Ecclestone
    C)Shafali Verma
    D)Poonam Yadav
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s 16-year-old batting sensation Shafali Verma has risen 19 slots to reach the number one spot in the ICC Women’s T20I batting rankings.

  12. Recently Azlan Shah Cup postponed due to Coronavirus threat.It was scheduled to be held in which country?
    A)Israel
    B)Nepal
    C)Maldives
    D)Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 29th edition of the prestigious Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament has been postponed from April to September due to the fast-spreading coronavirus.

  13. Recently which Indian boxer ban was lifted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)?
    A)Manish Kaushik
    B)Sumit Sangwan
    C)Vikas Yadav
    D)Amit Phangwal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan, who was to serve a one-year ban for consuming a prohibited substance, has been cleared by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) after the athlete proved he took the medicine unintentionally.

  14. Who has been given additional charge of Chairman and Managing Director of MMTC Ltd?
    A)Vikas Sharma
    B)Amit Chaturvedi
    C)Rakesh Singh
    D)Sudhansu Pandey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior IAS officer Sudhanshu Pandey has been given additional charge of Chairman and Managing Director of MMTC Ltd. The post of CMD at India’s largest trading company has been lying vacant since Ved Prakash superannuated last month-end.

  15. Recently which Buddhist religious leader in Bangladesh passed away?
    A)Sadhguru Mahtrei
    B)Makhibur Sadananda
    C)Dharmarajika
    D)Suddhananda Mahathero
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Suddhananda Mahathero, foremost Buddhist religious leader and chief abbot of Kamalapur Dharmarajika Buddhist Mahabihar, passed away while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 87.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Hearing Day?
    A) Hearing for life, don’t let hearing loss limit you
    B)Check Your Hearing
    C)Hear the future
    D)Action for hearing loss,make a sound investment
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Hearing Day is celebrated annually on 3 March. The aim of this day is to raise global awareness among the general public and policy makers about hearing loss and ear and hearing care (EHC).The theme for WHD this year is the “Hearing for life, don’t let hearing loss limit you”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of RBL Bank?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Washington DC
    B)NewYork
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Organisation Of Economic Cooperation Development?
    A)Geneva
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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