Current Affairs Quiz March 2020

Dear Aspirants, Find here Current Affairs Quiz March 2020 part 1 15 questions And Answers

1.  Which of these Acts has been invoked by the Indian government to be enacted by all the states and UTs to prevent the spread of the coronavirus?
a
  Epidemic Diseases Act, 1997
b
 Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897
c
 Epidemic Diseases Act, 1887
d
 Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
2.  RBI has reduced the prudential exposure limits for Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) for group of connected borrowers/parties. What is the new limit?
a
  12%
b
 30%
c
 40%
d
 25%
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
3.  Debasish Panda has recently been nominated on the board of RBI by the Central Government. How many government nominated members are there on the board of RBI?
a
  2
b
 4
c
 3
d
 1
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
4.  The government of Maharashtra has approved the proposal to rename the Mumbai central railway station after which of these leaders?
a
  Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule
b
 Dadabhai Naoroji
c
 Jagannath Nana Shankarseth
d
 Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
5.  . Bill Gates has stepped down from the Board of Microsoft as well as the Board of___________ recently?
a
  JPMorgan Chase
b
 Apple
c
 Alphabet
d
 Berkshire Hathaway
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
6.  Which state has recently announced three schemes 'Kaushal Satrang, Chief Minister Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme and Yuva Hub', for skill development and employment generation for youths?
a
  Uttar Pradesh
b
 Gujarat
c
 Rajasthan
d
 Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
7.  India's First Living Culinary Arts Museum has entered the Limca Book of Records. Where is the museum located?
a
  Subhas Bose Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata
b
 Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Management, Manipal
c
 Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Mumbai
d
 Institute of Hotel Management Catering & Nutrition, Pusa
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
8.  When is the World Consumer Rights Day observed?
a
  15 March
b
 16 March
c
 13 March
d
 13 March
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
9.  Dana Zatopkova was a veteran sportswomen related to which event?
a
  Gymnastics
b
 Fencing
c
 Wrestling
d
 Javelin Throw
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
10.  . Rohini Mohan and Arfa Khanum Sherwani are the joint winners of the Chameli Devi Jain Award 2020. The award is given for outstanding work in which field?
a
  Sports
b
 Arts & Theatres
c
 Literature
d
 Journalism
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
11.  World Sleep Day was observed on 13 March 2020. What was the theme of the 2020?
a
  Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream
b
 Join the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life
c
 Better Sleep, Better Life, Better Planet
d
 Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
12.  Who has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of the Yes Bank?
a
  Prashant Kumar
b
 Mahesh Krishnamurthy
c
 Atul Bheda
d
 Sunil Mehta
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
13.  The Department of Post has launched country's first free digital parcel locker service in which city?
a
  Kolkata
b
 Indore
c
 Hyderabad
d
 New Delhi
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
14.  How much amount has been announced by the Central Government as ex-gratia payment to families of those who die of Coronavirus?
a
  Rs 4 lakh
b
 Rs 5 lakh
c
 Rs 1 lakh
d
 Rs 2 lakh
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
15.  The GST Council has announced hike in GST Rate of mobile phones with effect from April 1, 2020. What will be the new rate?
a
  12%
b
 15%
c
 18%
d
 22%
Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
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