Current Affairs for RRB NTPC Quiz Test - 13

1.

In which sector bank credit grew by 18.5 per cent to Rs 10.55 lakh crore as of 2018-19 as per Reserve Bank of India(RBI)’s data?

   A.) Infrastructure Sector
   B.) Manufacturing Sector
   C.) Food and Beverages Sector
   D.) Educational Sector

Answer: Option 'A'

​Infrastructure Sector

2.

What is the deadline set by Food Safety and Standards Authority in India (FSSAI) for the small organic producers, having an annual turnover, over Rs 12 lakh to sell their products directly to customers without certification?

   A.) May 2020
   B.) April 2020
   C.) June 2020
   D.) Jan 2020

Answer: Option 'B'

​April 2020

3.

Name the entity, that has signed a defence contract worth of Rs 300 crore with Indian Navy for implement Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) based Access Control System.

   A.) Tech Mahindra
   B.) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd ( HAL)
   C.) Bharat Electronics Ltd ( BEL)
   D.) Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd

Answer: Option 'A'

Tech Mahindra

4.

Indian economy is projected to ______ percent for the fiscal year 2020 as per the United Nations(UN) ?

   A.) 7.2%
   B.) 7.5%
   C.) 7.1%
   D.) 7.3%

Answer: Option 'C'

According to the report of the United Nations, India’s economy is projected to grow at 7.1% in the fiscal year 2020 as a result of strong domestic consumption and investment. It is a downward revision from 7.4% which was estimated in January 2019.As per the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019 Mid-year Update, the Indian economy expanded by 7.2% in 2018. Domestic consumption and investment are estimated at 7% in 2019 and 7.1% in 2020.

5.

Name the Indian Sculptor, who was ranked first in Hurun India Art List 2019.

   A.) Anish Kapoor
   B.) Akbar Padamsee
   C.) Krishen Khanna
   D.) Jogen Chowdhury

Answer: Option 'A'

​Anish Kapoor

6.

Name the former Indian Foreign Secretary, who was honoured with the Japan’s second highest national award “Order Of The Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star Award”.

   A.) Jyotindra Nath Dixit
   B.) Shyam Saran
   C.) Syed Akbaruddin
   D.) Nirupama Rao

Answer: Option 'B'

​Shyam Saran

7.

Name the earth observation satellite, which was launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently .

   A.) Cartosat-2
   B.) RISAT-2B
   C.) Microsat-R
   D.) IRNSS-1I

Answer: Option 'B'

​RISAT-2B

8.

What is the redefined constant for kilogram, which is decided during General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM)?

   A.) Planck constant
   B.) Boltzmann constant
   C.) Avogadro constant
   D.) Character constant

Answer: Option 'A'

​Planck constant

9.

Researchers from which university has developed microscope for surgery without cutting skin?

   A.) University of British Columbia(UBC)
   B.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
   C.) University of Technology Sydney
   D.) Harvard University

Answer: Option 'A'

​University of British Columbia(UBC)

10.

Name the deceased historian, researcher, writer and educationist, who was popularly known for the animation film ‘Ek Anek Aur Ekta’.

   A.) Bimal Roy
   B.) Satyajit Ray
   C.) Vijaya Mulay
   D.) Ritwik Ghatak

Answer: Option 'C'

​Vijaya Mulay

11.

What was the theme of the International Day of Biological Diversity 2019?

   A.) Theme – “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”
   B.) Theme – “Celebrating 25 years of Action for Biodiversity”
   C.) Theme – “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”
   D.) Theme – “Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Sustaining People and their Livelihoods”

Answer: Option 'C'

​Theme – “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”

12.

Brooks Koepka was in news recently, he belongs to which sport?

   A.) Football
   B.) Table Tennis
   C.) Judo
   D.) Golf

Answer: Option 'D'

Golf

13.

Which country has declared a climate emergency in their country, to be the second country after Britain to do so?

   A.) Ireland
   B.) Spain
   C.) Norway
   D.) Iceland

Answer: Option 'A'

​Ireland

14.

Noted _____________ novelist and Sahitya Akademi awardee Thoppil Mohamed Meeran was passed away recently.

   A.) Marathi
   B.) Tamil
   C.) Odia
   D.) Bengali

Answer: Option 'B'

​Tamil

15.

Name the actress, who was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Los Angeles, US recently?

   A.) Natalie Portman
   B.) Anne Hathaway
   C.) Keira Knightley
   D.) Amanda Seyfried

Answer: Option 'B'

​Anne Hathaway

16.

__________________ based Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) team found a new species of reddish-brown pit viper snake with a unique heat-sensing system, the first in past 70 years in India.

   A.) New Delhi
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Hyderabad
   D.) Pune

Answer: Option 'D'

Pune

17.

Name the Indian actress, who is among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the new advocates to drive action and solidify global political will for the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

   A.) Vidya Balan
   B.) Dia Mirza
   C.) Lara Dutta
   D.) Priyanka Chopra

Answer: Option 'B'

​Dia Mirza

18.

National Technology Day is celebrated annually on the occasion of "India's first successful nuclear bomb test" which was held in the year -

   A.) 1998
   B.) 1997
   C.) 1999
   D.) 1996

Answer: Option 'A'

​1998

19.

National Technology Day is observed every year on ______________ of May in India, acting as a reminder of the anniversary of Shakti.

   A.) 09th
   B.) 13th
   C.) 11th
   D.) 10th

Answer: Option 'C'

​11th

20.

First AH-64E (I)– Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at Boeing production facility in-

   A.) Japan
   B.) France
   C.) USA
   D.) Germany

Answer: Option 'C'

​USA


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