Current Affairs Quiz : March 22 2020

1.

The government of India issued a gazette notification for the adaptation of ______ central laws in the Concurrent List for UT of J&K

   A.) 21
   B.) 37
   C.) 42
   D.) 53

Answer: Option 'B'

37

2.

The President of India nominated former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha (RS). Under which article of Indian constitution, the President nominates RS members?

   A.) Article 79
   B.) Article 81
   C.) Article 80
   D.) Article 83

Answer: Option 'C'

Article 80

The President of India RamNath Kovind nominated former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha under exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (a) of clause (1) of article 80 of the Constitution of India, read with clause (3) of that article to the Council of States and to fill the vacancy caused due to the retirement of one of the nominated members. Ranjan Gogoi will be the successor of K.T.S Tulsi.

3.

The Concurrent List is given in the ________ Schedule to the Constitution of India.

   A.) 6th
   B.) 7th
   C.) 8th
   D.) 9th

Answer: Option 'B'

7th

4.

Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 will amend _______

   A.) Aircraft Act, 1934
   B.) Aircraft Act, 1948
   C.) Aircraft Act, 1953
   D.) Aircraft Act, 1960

Answer: Option 'A'

Aircraft Act, 1934

5.

The legislative section of Indian constitution is divided into _______.

   A.) 2
   B.) 3
   C.) 5
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

3

6.

Which Bill convert three existing bodies under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, namely the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), and the Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB), into statutory bodies?

   A.) Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2016
   B.) Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2017
   C.) Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019
   D.) Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Answer: Option 'D'

Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Lok Sabha passed the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, on 17 March. The Bill was moved by the Union Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri. The Bill aims to amend the Aircraft Act, 1934. The Bill aims to convert three existing bodies under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, namely the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), and the Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB), into statutory bodies under the Act. 

7.

Who is the Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)?

   A.) Saurabh Kumar
   B.) Hari Mohan
   C.) Dayanand Kamal
   D.) Rajkumar Singh

Answer: Option 'B'

Hari Mohan

8.

Who is organizing the Innovate for an Accessible India campaign 2020?

   A.) NASSCOM Foundation
   B.) Microsoft India
   C.) National Research and Education Network under MeitY
   D.) All the Above

Answer: Option 'D'

All the Above

9.

The World Cities summit is going to be held at which among the following cities in the month of July (5-9), 2020.

   A.) Singapore
   B.) Brussels
   C.) London
   D.) New Delhi

Answer: Option 'A'

Singapore

10.

When was the Dutch Ostend Company's Gun Powder Factory established?

   A.) 1712
   B.) 1747
   C.) 1748
   D.) 1780

Answer: Option 'A'

In 1712, the Dutch Ostend Company's Gun Powder Factory at Ichhapur was established. It came with a new effect on 2 April 1979. It is headquartered at Kolkata, West Bengal.

11.

When was the Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB) established?

   A.) 1997
   B.) 2007
   C.) 2011
   D.) 2003

Answer: Option 'C'

2011

12.

Name the person who has been re-appointed as MD&CEO of Bajaj auto Limited for next 5yrs with effect from April 1, 2020.

   A.) Shekar Bajaj
   B.) Kamalnayan Bajaj
   C.) Rajivnayan Rahulkumar Bajaj
   D.) Ramkrishna Bajaj

Answer: Option 'C'

Rajivnayan Rahulkumar Bajaj

13.

Which Indian Institute signed MoU with L&T technology services for research in cybersecurity programs (March 2020)?

   A.) IIT Madras
   B.) IIT Delhi
   C.) IIT Calcutta
   D.) IIT Kanpur

Answer: Option 'D'

IIT Kanpur

14.

Which of the following functions under the Ministry of Civil Aviation?

   A.) Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)
   B.) Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)
   C.) Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB)
   D.) All the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All the above

15.

Adnan al-Zurfi has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which of the following country?

   A.) Kuwait
   B.) Iraq
   C.) Syria
   D.) Iran

Answer: Option 'B'

Iraq

16.

Find the Public Sector Bank of India which has acquired 6.825% of stake in Zero Mass private limited (1st Business Correspondent of the country).

   A.) Dena Bank
   B.) State Bank of India
   C.) Allahabad Bank
   D.) Punjab National Bank

Answer: Option 'B'

State Bank of India

17.

_________ aims to provide for the establishment of an Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda by merging three Ayurveda institutes.

   A.) Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020
   B.) Indian Institute for Research and Ayurveda Medicine Bill, 2019
   C.) National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2020
   D.) National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019

Answer: Option 'A'

Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020


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