Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers 2020
12 JUL 2020
(Q.01) Hitachi ABB Power Grids India will be delivering its transformers to Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) for the production of how many passenger and freight locomotive engines?
Ans. :- (D) 400
(Q.02) With which of the following has the ADB renewed an MOU to scale up collaboration and advance progress on sustainability with an increased focus on energy sector resilience in Asia and the Pacific?
- Energy Information Administration
- International Energy Agency
- Canadian Natural Resources
- CMS Energy
Ans. :- (B) International Energy Agency
(Q.03) Which of the following has signed an agreement with the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) in July 2020?
- Power Grid Corporation of India
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
- Energy Efficiency Services Limited
- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Ans. :- (C) Energy Efficiency Services Limited
(Q.04) Loyal Textile Mills Limited launched Viral Shield, a line of COVID-19 anti-viral, reusable PPE, masks and protective fashion wear range. The series has been launched in collaboration with which of the following?
- Reliance Industries India
- H&M Group
- Both 1 and 2
Ans. :- (D) Both 1 and 2
(Q.05) Hockey India named Gyanendro Ningombam as the officiating President at the Emergent Executive Board meeting in July 2020. Whom did he replace?
- Mushtaque Ahmad
- Praful Patel
- Iqbal Mirchi
- Prithviraj Chavan
Ans. :- (A) Mushtaque Ahmad
(Q.06) The government of India has granted Union Bank of India’s MD and CEO a two-year extension amid the bank’s ongoing merger exercise. Who is the MD and CEO of the bank?
- Pallav Mohapatra
- Atul Kumar Goel
- Aditya Puri
- Rajkiran Rai
Ans. :- (D) Rajkiran Rai
(Q.07) What is the rank of Joshna Chinappa in the PSA world rankings, released in July 2020?
Ans. :- (D) 10
(Q.08) Reliance Industries and BP have announced the launch of Reliance BP Mobility Limited. The energy major BP is based in which country?
Ans. :- (B) UK
(Q.09) Australia has suspended its extradition treaty with which of the following in response to fears over a new national security law?
- Hong Kong
- East Timor
Ans. :- (C) Hong Kong
(Q.10) Mastercard has announced a commitment of how many rupees (in crores) to help reboot Indian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and enable business recovery?
Ans. :- (C) 250
(Q.11) Which of the following has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Karthik Krishnamurthy, in July 2020?
- Robert Half
- Kelly Services
Ans. :- (D) Collabera
(Q.11) Who has bagged the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2020?
- Kezang D Thongdok
- Adil Hussain
- Danny Denzongpa
- Lin Laishram
Ans. :- (A) Kezang D Thongdok
(Q.12) Where did the Ministry of Tribal Affairs host a Webinar along with Facebook India in July 2020?
- New Delhi
Ans. :- (C) New Delhi
(Q.13) Who has released a white paper on “Focused Interventions for ‘Make in India’: Post COVID 19” and “Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients: Status, Issues, Technology Readiness and Challenges”?
- Rajnath Singh
- Dr Harsh Vardhan
- Harshvardhan Rane
- Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ans. :- (B) Dr Harsh Vardhan
(Q.14) Which of the following has set up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments?
- Health Leads
- Medic Mobile
Ans. :- (B) WHO
(Q.15) IRDAI has formed a working group to examine the feasibility of ‘Pandemic Risk Pool’. Who will be the chairman of this group?
- Narendra Kumar
- P. Singh
- Suresh Mathur
- N. Vyas
Ans. :- (C) Suresh Mathur
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