Current Affairs Quiz : March 21 2020

1.

The Ordnance Factories are a conglomerate of ________ ordnance factories.

   A.) 28
   B.) 41
   C.) 35
   D.) 45

Answer: Option 'B'

41

2.

Where is the Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences located?

   A.) Uttar Pradesh
   B.) Rajasthan
   C.) Gujarat
   D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

Gujarat

Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences is a constituent college of Gujarat Ayurved University located in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

3.

Under which scheme the government has sanctioned loan of Rs 20,466.94 crores (upto March 10, 2020) for the empowerment of women?

   A.) Make in India
   B.) Accessible India
   C.) Make in India
   D.) Stand Up India

Answer: Option 'D'

Stand Up India

4.

Name the team which has won the Hero I-League champions title for the year 2019-20.

   A.) Real Kashmir
   B.) Mohun Bagan
   C.) East Bengal
   D.) Chennai City

Answer: Option 'B'

Mohun Bagan

Mohun Bagan Athletic Club has won the Hero I-League Champions 2019-20 by defeating Aizawl FC at Kalyani Stadium, West Bengal. Bagan Club lifted the title for the second time, even when four rounds are still to go in the season.

5.

What is the estimated cost for 83 indigenous Tejas fighter jets of HAL for IAF?

   A.) Rs.20,000 crores
   B.) Rs.34,500 crores
   C.) Rs.39,000 crores
   D.) Rs.43,700 crores

Answer: Option 'C'

Rs.39,000 crores

6.

Innovate for an Accessible India campaign is to empower _______.

   A.) women
   B.) persons with disabilities
   C.) start-up
   D.) students

Answer: Option 'B'

persons with disabilities

7.

Name the 1st country in the world which shuts the Financial market due to COVID-19 outbreak.

   A.) Philippines
   B.) Finland
   C.) Austria
   D.) Switzerland

Answer: Option 'A'

Philippines

Philippines become the first country to close its financial markets due to the COVID 19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. It resumed its trading on March 19, 2020. This measure was taken to ensure the safety of their employees and the people they interact with.

8.

The Central government has included Konark Sun temple & Statue of Unity in iconic tourism sites list. Where does Konark Sun temple & Statue of Unity located at?

   A.) Bihar, Gujarat
   B.) Haryana, Telangana
   C.) Odisha, Gujarat
   D.) Punjab, Haryana

Answer: Option 'C'

Odisha, Gujarat

9.

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved for the procurement of _______ indigenous Tejas fighter jets for Indian Air Force (IAF) with more advanced configuration.

   A.) 42
   B.) 55
   C.) 68
   D.) 83

Answer: Option 'D'

The Defence Ministry's Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved for the procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter jets for Indian Air Force (IAF) with more advanced configuration on 18 March. The proposal will be forwarded for the approval of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).

10.

Jairam Kulkarni who is in news recently is __________.

   A.) a Politician
   B.) an Actor
   C.) a Journalist
   D.) a Musician

Answer: Option 'B'

an Actor

11.

Where is the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) located?

   A.) Uttar Pradesh
   B.) Himachal Pradesh
   C.) Assam
   D.) West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Himachal Pradesh

12.

By which year the Banihal to Katra Railway link to be completed (as per Railway minister)?

   A.) 2023
   B.) 2021
   C.) 2022
   D.) 2025

Answer: Option 'C'

2022

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Banihal to Katra railway link to be completed by 2022 which is part of the Udhampur- Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project. It is targeted to be completed before the 75th Independence Day of India. This completion will pave the way for the creation of Indian rail from Kanyakumari to Baramulla. The Katra-Banihal railway track is a 111-km long stretch which will link Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country by train.

13.

Name the Indian state which passed the ‘‘Recovery of Damage to Public Properties Ordinance 2020‘to recover the losses due to damage during violent protests.

   A.) Karnataka
   B.) Uttar Pradesh
   C.) Madhya Pradesh
   D.) West Bengal

Answer: Option 'B'

Uttar Pradesh

14.

A Resolution seeking removal of the phrase _______ from the preamble of the Constitution is to be placed in Rajya Sabha on 20 March.

   A.) Sovereign
   B.) Socialism
   C.) Secular
   D.) Democratic republic

Answer: Option 'B'

Socialism

15.

What is the installed rooftop solar plants aggregate capacity in India (as on the March 13, 2020)?

   A.) 1207 MW
   B.) 1922 MW
   C.) 1783 MW
   D.) 1423 MW

Answer: Option 'B'

1922 MW

16.

How much amount is spent for legal expenses by Armed forces from April 2019 – February 2020 (in Indian rupees)?

   A.) 17.70 Crores
   B.) 26.12 Crores
   C.) 35.88 Crores
   D.) 42.86 Crores

Answer: Option 'B'

26.12 Crores

17.

Patil Puttappa who passed away recently (March 2020) is  ________.

   A.) an Actor
   B.) a Stunt Man
   C.) a Journalist
   D.) a Classic Singer

Answer: Option 'C'

a Journalist


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