Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers 2020 || 11 Jul 2020 ||

Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers 2020

11 JUL 2020

(Q.01) A new species of fan-throated lizard has been discovered from the barren lands of which of the following districts of Karnataka?

  1. Chamarajanagar
  2. Bagalkot
  3. Belagavi
  4. Bidar

Ans. :- (B) Bagalkot

 

(Q.02) According to the latest World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the maximum of 644 tonnes of opium was seized in which country?

  1. Pakistan
  2. India
  3. Oman
  4. Iran

Ans. :- (D) Iran

 

(Q.03) Which of the following has signed singer Sukhbir Singh as its brand ambassador, in July 2020?

  1. Big Boy Toyz
  2. Highline Automotive
  3. Luxury Ride
  4. Cargiant

Ans. :- (C) Luxury Ride

 

(Q.04) In July 2020, Jones Lang LaSalle’s (JLL) biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index has been released. How many countries has it covered?

  1. 69
  2. 75
  3. 83
  4. 99

Ans. :- (D) 99

 

(Q.05) In July 2020, Rajesh Verma has been appointed as the chairman of the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority. The post of the chairman of the IEPFA is held by whoever is the current ________.

  1. MCA secretary
  2. SEBI Chairman
  3. MEA secretary
  4. RBI Governor

Ans. :- (A) MCA Secretary

 

(Q.06) In July 2020, in which state has Indian cricketer Kedar Jadhav launched 1st bilingual sports weekly, Inside Cricket?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Maharashtra

Ans. :- (D) Maharashtra

 

(Q.07) In the pilot phase, Coca-Cola’s portfolio of products will be listed on Grameen eStore across which of the following states?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. All 1, 2 and 3

Ans. :- (D) All 1, 2 and 3

 

(Q.08) In July 2020, which of the following companies has appointed Navtez Bal as the Executive Director of its public sector business?

  1. IBM India
  2. Amazon India
  3. HCL Technologies
  4. Microsoft India

Ans. :- (D) Microsoft India

 

(Q.09) A Himalayan butterfly named Golden Birdwing is India’s largest. What is the wingspan of this butterfly?

  1. 184 mm
  2. 188 mm
  3. 194 mm
  4. 198 mm

Ans. :- (C) 194mm

 

(Q.10) Which of the following is planning to conduct a nationwide sero-surveillance to evaluate the trend of COVID-19 infection among the population?

  1. AIIMS Delhi
  2. ICMR
  3. NITI Aayog
  4. WHO India

Ans. :- (B) ICMR

 

(Q.11) The Asia Cup Cricket tournament has been postponed till June 2021 by the Asian Cricket Council owing to an upsurge in COVID-19. The tournament was later rescheduled to be held in which country due to security reasons?

  1. India
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Bhutan

Ans. :- (B) Sri Lanka

 

(Q.12) In July 2020, PM Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation a 750 MW Solar project set up at which place in Madhya Pradesh?

  1. Bhopal
  2. Ujjain
  3. Rewa
  4. Katni

Ans. :- (C) Rewa

 

(Q.13) In July 2020, Nadaun Police Station in which state has been ranked as one of the best Police Stations of the country?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Telangana

Ans. :- (A) Himachal Pradesh

 

(Q.14) In which state, a team of wildlife researchers has rediscovered ‘Ypthima watsoni’ butterfly commonly known as ‘Looped three-ring’ after 61 years?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Tripura
  3. Manipur
  4. Assam

Ans. :- (B) Tripura

 

(Q.15) Which of the following IITs is collaborating with NVIDIA, to establish India’s first ‘NVIDIA AI Technology Centre’ (NVAITC) to accelerate research on Artificial Intelligence and its commercial adoption?

  1. IIT Bombay
  2. IIT Madras
  3. IIT Delhi
  4. IIT Hyderabad

Ans. :- (D) IIT Hyderabad

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