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March 3rd Week 2020 CA English Online Test Quiz

Current Affairs English -17 March to 23 March -2020

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Question 1
Union Cabinet approved the RoDTEP scheme, which is set to replace MEIS (Merchandise Export Incentive Scheme). What does R stand for, in the new RoDTEP scheme?
A
Remuneration
B
Reception
C
Remission
D
Reduction
Question 2
As per the recent notification of the Reserve Bank of India, what is the limit for urban cooperative banks to lend to a single borrower?
A
15% of tier–I capital
B
10% of tier–I capital
C
20% of tier–I capital
D
25% of tier–I capital
Question 3
The Government has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities by placing them under which act?
A
The Consumer Protection Act, 2019
B
The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
C
The Epidemic Act, 1897
D
Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016
Question 4
The Reserve Bank of India issued guidelines for implementation of Ind AS by Non–banking financial companies (NBFCs) and Asset reconstruction companies (ARCs). What does Ind AS stand for?
A
Indian Accounting Standards
B
International Accounting Standards
C
Indian Asset Standards
D
International Asset Standards
Question 5
In the Green Highways Project, what percentage of the total project cost are spent for highway plantation and its maintenance
A
0.5%
B
1%
C
1.5%
D
2%
Question 6
As per the reconstruction scheme of Yes Bank, what is the bank’s new authorised capital?
A
Rs. 2,200 crores
B
Rs. 4,200 crores
C
Rs. 6,200 crores
D
Rs. 8,200 crores
Question 7
The government has invoked Epidemic Disease Act to make the health advisories enforceable. When was the act enacted?
A
1897
B
1921
C
1947
D
1987
Question 8
The ‘BhoomiRashi’ Portal, which was sometimes seen in news, comes under which Union Ministry?
A
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
B
Ministry of Home Affairs
C
Ministry of the Road Transport and Highways
D
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Question 9
India has appealed against the closure of Ambedkar House memorial. It is located in which country?
A
France
B
United Kingdom
C
Russia
D
Japan
Question 10
The flagship “Ganga Amantran Abhiyan” programme is conducted by which organisation?
A
National Mission for Clean Ganga
B
Ganga Flood Control Mission
C
National Water Development Agency
D
Central Water Commission
Question 11
In context with the new recruitment system to be followed from 2021 for various government jobs, what does CET stand for?
A
Common Eligibility Test
B
Common Entrance Test
C
Central Eligibility Test
D
Central Entrance Test
Question 12
Akshay Urja Portal’ is an initiative of which Union Ministry?
A
Ministry of Power
B
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
C
Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
D
Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Question 13
According to the Gender Social Norms Index report, released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), how many countries have achieved gender equality?
A
Two
B
Three
C
Five
D
Zero
Question 14
In the video conference held between the leaders of SAARC member countries, which country proposed a “COVID–19 emergency fund”?
A
Sri Lanka
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Bangladesh
Question 15
An important personality in Ambedkar’s historic conversion to Buddhism passed away recently. What is his name?
A
Santu Mukherjee
B
Sadanand Fulzele
C
H R Bhardwaj
D
Potturi Venkateswar
Question 16
Which city of Rajasthan is also called as the ‘Marble city of India’, that is recently connected with Indore under RCS–UDAN scheme?
A
Kota
B
Bikaner
C
Kishangarh
D
Lalgarh
Question 17
Which European country recently imposed a record 1.1 billion euro fine on Apple Company for its anti–competitive behaviour?
A
Germany
B
France
C
Italy
D
Spain
Question 18
Which country is set to create a $4 billion anti–crisis fund to protect its economy from COVID–19 outbreak?
A
Pakistan
B
United States of America
C
India
D
Russia
Question 19
What is the share of Indian companies in Defence Ministry’s contracts for procurement of defence equipment in 2019–20?
A
90.03 %
B
75.03 %
C
25.03 %
D
50.03 %
Question 20
Ravinder Singh Dhillon has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of which Public Sector Undertaking?
A
Power Finance Corporation
B
CIL
C
NLC Ltd.
D
NLC Ltd.
Question 21
The Central bank of which country slashed its benchmark interest rate to almost zero and announced to buy USD 700 billion in bonds?
A
China
B
India
C
United States
D
Japan
Question 22
Patil Puttappa, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?
A
Sports
B
Journalism
C
Business
D
Research
Question 23
Which Indian institution has launched a re–skilling programme for women called ‘Career Back 2 Women’?
A
IIT Madras
B
IIT Mumbai
C
IIT Ahmedabad
D
IIT Kharagpur
Question 24
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, whose birth centenary was celebrated recently, was the Founder President of which country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Thailand
C
Bangladesh
D
Nepal
Question 25
As per the recent notification from the Reserve Bank of India, ‘PA’s are to be regulated by the central bank. What does ‘PA’ stands for?
A
Payment Agency
B
Payment Aggregator
C
Payment Authority
D
Processing Authority
Question 26
Who is the author of the recently released book titled ‘My Encounters in Parliament’?
A
Bhalchandra Mungekar
B
Hamid Ansari
C
Sitaram Yechury
D
D Raja
Question 27
In context with the recently passed Aircraft (amendment) Bill, 2020, how many regulatory institutions are to be converted into statutory bodies?
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6
Question 28
Which technological firm along with NASSCOM Foundation launched the ‘Innovate for Accessible India’ campaign?
A
Google
B
Microsoft
C
Amazon
D
Apple
Question 29
Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani has been appointed as the Chairman of Tourism Development Corporation of which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 30
World Cities Summit’ is a global biennial conference hosted by which country?
A
United Kingdom
B
Japan
C
Singapore
D
United Arab Emirates
Question 31
Adnan al–Zurfi was appointed as the new Prime minister of which country by its President Barham Salih?
A
Iran
B
Iraq
C
Israel
D
Oman
Question 32
Which Indian state uses robots to spread awareness on COVID–19 among the public?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Telangana
C
Kerala
D
Odisha
Question 33
The football coach Francisco Garcia, who has recently passed away after contracting coronavirus, belonged to which country?
A
United States
B
Spain
C
South Korea
D
Thailand
Question 34
Which state announced a ₹20,000 crore economic package to deal with the coronavirus outbreak?
A
Maharashtra
B
Kerala
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Telangana
Question 35
Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the procurement of 83 Tejas fighter aircrafts, manufactured by which organisation?
A
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
B
Bharat Electronics Limited
C
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
D
Ordnance Factory Board
Question 36
Which state government removed reservation in promotions for SC/ST employees?
A
Uttarakhand
B
Bihar
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 37
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is conducting an OMO for purchase of Rs 10,000 crore worth government securities. What does OMO stand for?
A
Open Money Operations
B
Open Market Operations
C
Overview of Market Operations
D
Overview of Market Operations
Question 38
Which social media platform launched ‘Coronavirus Information Hub’ in partnership with WHO, UNICEF and UNDP?
A
Twitter
B
WhatsApp
C
Instagram
D
Telegram
Question 39
Which multi–national bank has announced a USD 6.5 billion package for its member countries to tackle the COVID–19 pandemic?
A
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
B
African Development Bank
C
Asian Development Bank
D
Inter–American Development Bank
Question 40
Roger Mayweather, who recently passed away, was a World Champion and trainer in which sports?
A
Weight Lifting
B
Boxing
C
Wrestling
D
Chess
Question 41
The Defence Ministry signed an 880–crore contract for procurement of 16,479 light machine guns (LMGs) from which country?
A
United States
B
Israel
C
France
D
Russia
Question 42
Which financial institution is set to launch ‘Swavalamban Express’ Train to promote entrepreneurship?
A
SIDBI
B
NABARD
C
NHB
D
EXIM
Question 43
Which SAARC member country pledged $1 million to SAARC Coronavirus Emergency Fund?
A
Afghanistan
B
Bangladesh
C
Sri Lanka
D
Pakistan
Question 44
The Government of India launched the ‘MyGov Corona Helpdesk’ to contain the spread of misinformation on coronavirus on which social media platform?
A
Facebook
B
Twitter
C
WhatsApp
D
Instagram
Question 45
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled an updated manual DPP–2020. What does DPP stand for?
A
Direct Procurement Procedure
B
Direct Promotion Proposal
C
Defence Procurement Procedure
D
Defence Promotion Proposal
Question 46
According to the World Happiness Report 2020, which is the happiest country in the world?
A
United States
B
Norway
C
Finland
D
Switzerland
Question 47
RAISE 2020’, which was seen in news, is the first global Artificial Intelligence Summit of which country?
A
France
B
United States
C
India
D
United Arab Emirates
Question 48
Former RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi and Ananth Narayan have been appointed on the board of which Indian bank?
A
State Bank of India
B
Punjab National Bank
C
Yes Bank
D
Bank of Baroda
Question 49
On which date, the World Poetry Day is celebrated across the world annually?
A
March 15
B
March 19
C
March 21
D
March 23
Question 50
When is the International Day of Happiness celebrated all over the world?
A
March 20
B
March 21
C
March 22
D
March 23
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