Current Affairs Quiz: January 6, 2020

Current Affairs 6 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who will head a group of ministers to discuss the proposed National Tariff Policy?
    A)Ram Vilas Paswan
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Smriti Irani
    D)Amit Shah
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Home minister Amit Shah will head a group of ministers to discuss the proposed National Tariff Policy that is being awaited as a major reform by the stressed power sector but being opposed by state governments and discoms due to clauses like penalties for load shedding.

  2. Which state government started scheme Mukhyamantri Karmachari Swasthya Bima Yojana?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government has given its 12.55 lakh employees a new year bonanza by approving a health insurance scheme called Mukhyamantri Karmachari Swasthya Bima Yojana.

  3. Recently Indian Army sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country for AK-203 assault rifles in a month?
    A)China
    B)Australia
    C)Japan
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a month for the procurement of over 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles, which are to be manufactured locally by an India-Russia joint venture (JV), a Defence source said.

  4. Which policy was made mandatory by IRDAI to give boost to affordable health cover?
    A)Arogya Sanjeevani
    B)JeevanAnanad
    C)Jeevan Suraksha
    D)Arogya Jeevan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) asked all health and general insurers to mandatory offer product to cover the basic health needs of clients by offering them the minimum of Rs 1 lakh and the maximum sum-insured of Rs 5 lakh.

  5. Which company signed pact with HAL for 3D printing in aerospace?
    A)Wipro
    B)HCL
    C)TCS
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a first, defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), and Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, have signed an MoU to design, develop, manufacture and repair of aerospace components using metal additive technology.

  6. Which bank has signed an MoU with the Women Entrepreneurs Welfare Association (WEWA), Tamil Nadu, to offer training and credit linkage to women members/entrepreneurs of the association for establishing business?
    A)Allahabad Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank has signed an MoU with the Women Entrepreneurs Welfare Association (WEWA), Tamil Nadu, to offer training and credit linkage to women members/entrepreneurs of the association for establishing business.

  7. Recently the Union Sports Ministry has given in-principle’ approval to hold which two events inIndia?
    A)Shooting and Archery
    B)Archery and Javelin
    C)Shooting and Tennis
    D)Tennis and Archery
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Sports Ministry has given ‘in-principle’ approval to holding the Commonwealth Games shooting and archery events in India.

  8. Who is the author of book “The Cuckoo’s Nest”?
    A)A Sethumadhavan,
    B)BN Krishna
    C)Pranav Updhyaya
    D)Ravish Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Malayali writer A Sethumadhavan, popularly known as Sethu, has come out with his first novel in English in which he talks about how social evils continue to plague the Indian society.

  9. Recently TN Chaturvedi passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Governor of Karnataka T N Chaturvedi has passed away recently. He was 90.

  10. Recently Kamal Bahadur Singh passed away.He was associated with which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Author
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kamal Bahadur Singh, a member of the country’s first Lok Sabha – constituted in 1952 – and the last maharaja of erstwhile Dumraon Raj (zamindari estate), has passed away. He was 94.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D

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