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Current Affairs English -8th January to 14 January -2020

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Question 1
Which Middle East country recently announced multiple–entry tourist visas to people of all countries?
A
Singapore
B
France
C
United Arab Emirates
D
Singapore
Question 2
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) which recently discovered a new habitable exoplanet, belongs to which space agency?
A
ISRO
B
NASA
C
JAXA
D
CNSA
Question 3
A one–horned rhinoceros calf was recently born at the Manas National Park. The National park is situated in which state?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Sikkim
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 4
Daniele De Rossi, who announced his retirement recently, is a world–cup winning footballer of which country?
A
Brazil
B
Italy
C
Germany
D
France
Question 5
Hyundai partnered with which ride-sharing company to develop electric air taxis?
A
Didi
B
Uber
C
Lyft
D
Grab
Question 6
The 2nd phase of Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 began recently. What is the scheme associated with?
A
Merger of Banks
B
Universal Vaccination
C
Defence Procurement
D
Space Mission
Question 7
Which public sector bank has approved a financial assistance to the Women Entrepreneurs Welfare Association (WEWA), Tamil Nadu?
A
State Bank of India
B
Canara Bank
C
Indian Bank
D
Bank of India
Question 8
‘Jal–Jiwan–Hariyali mission’ is a flagship climate change initiative of which state?
A
Odisha
B
Chhattisgarh
C
Bihar
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 9
Which Indian cricketer is selected for the ‘C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award’ of BCCI?
A
Kapil Dev
B
K Srikanth
C
Sunil Gavaskar
D
Dilip Vengsarkar
Question 10
Which state government has started a project to save paper by using digital medium for administrative work?
A
Odisha
B
Kerala
C
West Bengal
D
Telengana
Question 11
Which city will play host to the 2022 Common Wealth Games?
A
London
B
Delhi
C
Birmingham
D
Gold Coast
Question 12
Scientists recently discovered dwarf galaxies with massive black holes using Very Large Array (VLA) observatory. Where is the observatory situated?
A
Japan
B
China
C
USA
D
Russia
Question 13
Which city will play host to the 2022 Common Wealth Games?
A
London
B
Delhi
C
Birmingham
D
Gold Coast
Question 14
The ‘National Traders convention’ was held in which Indian city recently?
A
Mumbai
B
Lucknow
C
Delhi
D
Varanasi
Question 15
The Reserve Bank of India has recently revised the ‘Supervisory Action Framework’ of which category of banks?
A
Public Sector Banks
B
Private Sector Banks
C
Foreign Banks
D
Urban Cooperative Banks
Question 16
What is the name of the new relay satellite series, to be launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
A
Indian Relay Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
B
Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS)
C
Indian Relay Satellite System (IRSS)
D
Indian Relay Tracking System (IRTS)
Question 17
The Farmers’ Innovation Fund, which was seen in news, is proposed to be set up by which organisation?
A
World Food Programme
B
Food and Agricultural Organisation
C
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
D
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Question 18
Recently, Supreme Court of India has asked the centre to consider deployment of which force to guard various courts of India?
A
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
B
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
C
National Security Guard (NSG)
D
Indian Army
Question 19
On 9th January 2020, birth anniversary of Har Gobind Khorana was observed. He won Nobel Prize in Physiology in which year?
A
1965
B
1968
C
1972
D
1979
Question 20
What is India’s projected growth rate as per first advance estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019-20?
A
5%
B
5.5%
C
6%
D
6.5%
Question 21
Election Commission recently declared February 8, 2020 as date of assembly elections in Delhi. What is the total number of seats in Delhi Legislative Assembly?
A
68
B
75
C
72
D
70
Question 22
The recently approved Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 has done away with so called captive end–use criteria of which mineral / natural resource?
A
Coal
B
Gas Hydrates
C
Natural Gas
D
Crude Oil
Question 23
Which airline is currently headed by Ashwani Lohani?
A
Indigo
B
Spicejet
C
Air India
D
Vistara
Question 24
For how many times, India has emerged as winner in the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament since it began in 2009?
A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 25
Recently, the Government of India has issued revised guidelines for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters with other nations. At present (January, 2020) India has Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties with how many countries?
A
40
B
45
C
42
D
48
Question 26
Which state is set to conduct a dedicated state–level Adalat for LGBT community?
A
Telengana
B
Maharashtra
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 27
Which city is set to host the international naval event ‘MILAN’ in March 2020?
A
Goa
B
Vishakhapatnam
C
Cochin
D
Mumbai
Question 28
Manmad and Bhusawal railway stations, where AI based Facial Recognition technology was recently installed, belong to which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Karnataka
D
Gujarat
Question 29
World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on which date?
A
January 8
B
January 9
C
January 10
D
January 11
Question 30
Which State has recently adopted a new Logo for its Legislative Assembly, which consists of Foxtail Orchid?
A
Assam
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Mizoram
Question 31
A cluster of institutions in which state’s Ayurveda University is to get the status of “Institutes of National Importance”?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala
C
Gujarat
D
Sikkim
Question 32
What is India’s GDP growth rate for the FY20, as estimated by the World Bank?
A
6 %
B
5.8 %
C
1.5 %
D
1.2 %
Question 33
Which state has launched the ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme for below poverty line mothers to educate their children?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karanataka
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 34
Which Union Ministry is set to launch a program for development of eastern states called ‘Purvodaya’?
A
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
B
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
C
Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
D
Ministry of Steel
Question 35
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is to organise the 23rd National Youth Festival in Lucknow. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of which famous personality?
A
A P J Abdul Kalam
B
Swami Vivekananda
C
B R Ambedkar
D
Bhagat Singh
Question 36
The 1st in–depth review of India’s energy policies was recently released by which international organisation?
A
World Energy Council
B
International Energy Agency
C
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
D
International Renewable Energy Agency
Question 37
Which state government recently announced to prepare special text–books for children with learning disabilities?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Odisha
Question 38
The freedom of speech and freedom to carry on a business through internet is covered under which article of Indian constitution?
A
Article 17
B
Article 18
C
Article 19
D
Article 20
Question 39
The report titled ‘National Strategy for Financial Inclusion’ was recently released by which organisation?
A
RBI
B
IRDAI
C
NABARD
D
SEBI
Question 40
Which state is the worst place for women’s security, according to the recent National Crime Records Bureau (NRCB) report?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
West Bengal
C
Bihar
D
Jharkhand
Question 41
The Biennial Global Pulses Conference named ‘The Pulses Conclave 2020’ is to be held in which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 42
Which city plays host to the annual ‘World Future Energy Summit’ of the year 2020?
A
Abu Dhabi
B
Riyadh
C
Dubai
D
Sharjah
Question 43
Which state has recently started an awareness campaign for farmers to protect their sugarcane crop from locust?
A
Gujarat
B
Rajasthan
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Bihar
Question 44
What is a “Shopper’, which was sometimes seen in news recently?
A
e–Commerce website
B
Malware
C
Electric vehicle for shopping
D
Robot
Question 45
What is the deadline to separate roles of chairman and MD in top 500 companies, as per the recent directions of SEBI?
A
April 1st 2022
B
April 1st 2022
C
April 1st 2021
D
April 1st 2020
Question 46
An international Film Festival with the theme of ‘Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society’, was recently inaugurated in which city?
A
Tokyo
B
Dubai
C
Dhaka
D
Colombo
Question 47
Who will participate in the interaction program with students named ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ scheduled for the year 2020?
A
Venkiah Naidu
B
Narendra Modi
C
Ramesh Pokriyal Nishank
D
K Sivan
Question 48
The Workshop and exhibition on “Bamboo – A wonder grass” was recently held in which state / UT?
A
Assam
B
Meghalaya
C
Jammu and Kashmir
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 49
The Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) has started a program called ‘TB – free air for every child’ in which state?
A
Bihar
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Karnataka
D
Kerala
Question 50
Union Minister Smriti Irani recently launched a welfare scheme named ‘Yashaswini’ from Goa. What does the scheme aim at?
A
Vaccination to Children
B
Assistance to women Self Help Groups
C
Cleaning of Beaches
D
Assistance to schools
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