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January 4th Current Affairs 2020 Online Test Quiz in English

Current Affairs English -22nd January to 31st January -2020

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Question 1
What is India’s GDP growth rate for the current fiscal, as estimated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
A
5.2 %
B
5.0 %
C
4.8 %
D
4.6 %
Question 2
Which Indian state has topped the production of vegetables in 2018–19, as per the recent data from the Ministry of Agriculture?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Odisha
D
West Bengal
Question 3
What is the rank of India in the ‘Social Mobility Index’, recently released by the World Economic Forum?
A
56
B
66
C
76
D
86
Question 4
Which organisation recently released the ‘Time to Care’ report?
A
World Bank
B
Asian Development Bank
C
NGO Oxfam
D
NGO Pratham
Question 5
Who has been recently appointed as the President of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)?
A
Ashish Garg
B
Aditya Garg
C
Nagendra Rao
D
Narendra Rao
Question 6
Which country is the largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2019, according to the latest UNCTAD report?
A
India
B
China
C
USA
D
Singapore
Question 7
The UN World Tourism Organization recently released its ‘UNWTO World Tourism Barometer report’. Where is the headquarters of UNWTO located?
A
Paris
B
Madrid
C
Tokyo
D
New York
Question 8
Which state is the first in the country to implement agricultural land leasing policy?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Gujarat
C
Uttarakhand
D
West Bengal
Question 9
Which defence Force of India has recently signed a MoU with Geological Survey of India?
A
Indian Army
B
Indian Navy
C
Indian Air Force
D
Indian Coast Guard
Question 10
The National Bravery Awards for children are presented by which ministry / organisation annually?
A
Ministry of Women and Child Development
B
Ministry of Defence
C
UNICEF
D
Indian Council for Child Welfare
Question 11
Retired IAS Officer Yudvir Singh Malik has been recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing director (CMD) of which crisis-hit firm?
A
IL&FS
B
DHFL
C
Unitech
D
Altico Capital
Question 12
Which Private sector bank launched ‘Cardless Cash Withdrawal’ facility from its ATMs, recently?
A
Kotak Mahindra Bank
B
ICICI Bank
C
Axis Bank
D
HDFC Bank
Question 13
As per the recent survey of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) by consultancy firm PwC, which country has the highest growth prospects?
A
China
B
India
C
United States of America
D
Germany
Question 14
The recently set-up ‘National Start-up Advisory Council’ is to be chaired by which Union Minister?
A
Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
B
Minister of Corporate Affairs
C
Minister of Commerce and Industry
D
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Question 15
India’s first ever convention centre in Africa was recently inaugurated in which African country?
A
Libya
B
Ghana
C
Niger
D
Algeria
Question 16
Hassan Diab is the Prime Minister of which country?
A
Israel
B
Jordan
C
Syria
D
Lebanon
Question 17
Which Indian telecom service provider recently got approval from the telecom department to raise the FDI limit to 100%?
A
Jio
B
Bharti Airtel
C
Vodafone Idea
D
BSNL
Question 18
According to the recent notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice, India, which country was declared as the ‘reciprocating territory’?
A
United Arab Emirates
B
Oman
C
Saudi Arabia
D
Yemen
Question 19
What is India’s rank in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India annual report?
A
Fifth
B
Sixth
C
Seventh
D
Eighth
Question 20
Which state government has recently launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana’?
A
Gujarat
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Maharashtra
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 21
What is the name of the humanoid robot, which was recently unveiled by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)?
A
Gagan Mitra
B
Vyom Mitra
C
Vayu Mitra
D
Human Mitra
Question 22
What is the capital of the newly formed Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu?
A
Daman
B
Nagar Haveli
C
Dadra
D
Silvassa
Question 23
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) of India recently signed a MoU to assist the Petroleum Authority of which country?
A
Ghana
B
Argentina
C
Brazil
D
Peru
Question 24
Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel has recently launched a volunteer scheme ‘SERVICE’ for the employees of which Indian PSU?
A
Coal India Limited (CIL)
B
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
C
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
D
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
Question 25
India recently handed over the consignment of Measles and Rubella vaccines to which country, after a suspected outbreak?
A
Sri Lanka
B
Maldives
C
Bangladesh
D
Nepal
Question 26
When is the International Day of Education observed every year?
A
February 24
B
February 21
C
January 24
D
January 21
Question 27
What is the current investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in government and corporate bonds, after the recent directions of RBI?
A
20%
B
25%
C
30%
D
35%
Question 28
Which state has recently made reading of preamble to constitution as a mandatory practice in schools?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
Maharashtra
Question 29
The 1st edition of Ganga–Volga dialogue was recently held in New Delhi, to enhance the bilateral co–operation between India and which country?
A
China
B
Russia
C
Nepal
D
Bangladesh
Question 30
The International Summit on Women in STEM – “Visualizing the Future: New Skylines”, was recently held in which city?
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Kolkata
Question 31
India signed a MoU with the World Bank for the Agri–Business and Rural Transformation Project of which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Gujarat
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Haryana
Question 32
Which Indian Private sector bank has recently launched its wealth management platform called ‘Pioneer Banking’?
A
ICICI Bank
B
HDFC Bank
C
Axis Bank
D
IndusInd Bank
Question 33
The Global Consortium for Digital Currency Governance was recently announced by which organisation?
A
World Bank
B
World Economic Forum
C
IMF
D
World Trade Organisation
Question 34
The International Children’s Film festival was recently inaugurated in which South Asian country, with the theme ‘Under the World’?
A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
Nepal
D
India
Question 35
Mark Rutte, who was seen in news recently, is the Prime Minister of which country?
A
Italy
B
France
C
Netherlands
D
Germany
Question 36
Which city plays host to the annual event ‘Bharat Parv, 2020’ which celebrates the spirit of India?
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Ahmedabad
D
Jaipur
Question 37
National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) has recently partnered with which global organisation to establish a ‘Communication Resource Unit’?
A
World Bank
B
UNICEF
C
UNESCO
D
IMF
Question 38
What is the name of the national award that is given to a person for meritorious act of human nature in saving the life of a person?
A
Jeevan Puraskar
B
Jeevan Shakti Padak
C
Raksha Puraskar
D
Jeevan Raksha Padak
Question 39
‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme, which is aimed at providing a meal to the poor at subsidised rates, was recently launched in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Maharashtra
D
Karnataka
Question 40
Sher Singh Kukkal, who passed away recently, was a famous personality in which field?
A
Politics
B
Sports
C
Art
D
Business
Question 41
Which state assembly recently passed a resolution to abolish the state’s legislative council?
A
Telangana
B
Maharashtra
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Karnataka
Question 42
What is the planned percentage of the government’s stake in Air India to be divested?
A
100%
B
75%
C
60%
D
50%
Question 43
Which Indian city plays host to the third Global Potato Conclave of 2020?
A
Surat
B
Gandhinagar
C
Ahmedabad
D
Mumbai
Question 44
The world’s smallest gold coin, which features Albert Einstein, is recently released by which country?
A
France
B
Germany
C
Switzerland
D
USA
Question 45
Marjan Sarec, who was seen in news after his resignation, was the Prime Minister of which country?
A
Slovenia
B
Slovakia
C
Serbia
D
Croatia
Question 46
Who has been appointed as the chief executive of Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)?
A
Rajnish Kumar
B
V G Kannan
C
Sunil Mehta
D
Rakesh Sharma
Question 47
The Supreme Court of India recently permitted to introduce which animal to Indian habitat from Namibia?
A
African Elephant
B
African Lion
C
African Cheetah
D
African Rhinoceros
Question 48
The tableau of which state has won the Best Tableaux awards for Republic Day Parade, 2020?
A
Odisha
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
Assam
Question 49
The recently launched Bhuvan Panchayat web portal’s new version 3.0 uses the technology of which organisation?
A
Indian Space Research Organisation
B
Defence Research and Development Organisation
C
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
D
Bharat Electronics Limited
Question 50
Which Hindi word is chosen as the ‘Oxford Hindi Word of 2019’ by the Oxford University Press?
A
Samriddhi
B
Samvidhaan
C
Sampriti
D
Sammaan
Question 51
Union Social Justice Minister has recently inaugurated the Composite Regional Centre for empowerment of persons with disabilities in which city?
A
Hyderabad
B
Port Blair
C
Chennai
D
Kochi
Question 52
Who was recently appointed as the Foreign Secretary of India?
A
Harsh Vardhan Shringla
B
Jai Shankar
C
Taranjit Singh Sandhu
D
Vijay Gokhale
Question 53
The skill development centre to train tribals, named ‘Sardar Valabhbhai Patel Centre for Empowerment and Livelihoods’, is to be set up in which state?
A
Odisha
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
Assam
Question 54
Which Indian cueist won the title at the Senior National Billiards Championship, which was his career’s 33rd National title?
A
Saurav Kothari
B
Pankaj Advani
C
Dhvaj Haria
D
Geet Sethi
Question 55
What is the upper limit for legal abortion, as per the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, recently approved by the Cabinet?
A
20 weeks
B
24 weeks
C
28 weeks
D
32 weeks
Question 56
Inwhich city, the Indian Coast Guard has recently commissioned its ‘C–448’ high–speed boat?
A
Kochi
B
Vishakhapatnam
C
Mangaluru
D
Chennai
Question 57
What is the theme of the World Sustainable Development Summit, 2020?
A
Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count
B
Sustainable Energy across the world
C
Attaining SDG before 2030
D
Energy and Resources for all
Question 58
The Surajkund International Crafts Mela is the flagship annual event organised by which state?
A
Bihar
B
Haryana
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Assam
Question 59
As per the recent survey of Transparency International, which state has been ranked as the top state in budget formulation practices?
A
Odisha
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Assam
D
West Bengal
Question 60
Which international smartphone firm recently signed a MoU with IIT – Hyderabad for Research and Development projects?
A
Xiaomi
B
OPPO
C
Huawei
D
Vivo
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