Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers 2020
13 JUL 2020
(Q.01) Operation Samudra Setu, which was launched in May 2020, has culminated after successfully bringing how many Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea?
Ans. :- (D) 3,992
(Q.02) Which of the following has announced its partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Digital India in July 2020?
- Kakatiya Sandbox
Ans. :- (B) T-Hub
(Q.03) WHO has announced an independent review of the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Who among the following will lead the review?
- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
- Helen Clark
- Jenny Shipley
- Both 1 and 2
Ans. :- (D) Both 1 and 2
(Q.04) Which of the following has signed an agreement with Education Above All (EAA) Foundation to carry out $100 million joint projects to put out-of-school and at-risk children into quality primary education?
- World Bank
Ans. :- (D) ADB
(Q.05) IRDAI has issued a circular allowing health and general insurance companies to offer which Policy for a minimum sum insured of Rs 50,000 and maximum sum insured above Rs 5 lakh?
- Arogya Sanjeevani
- Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana
- Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana
- Central Government Health Scheme
Ans. :- (A) Arogya Sanjeevani
(Q.06) An Indian battalion stationed with which of the following has won an environment award in July 2020?
- United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
- United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
- United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria
- United Nations Mission in Sudan
Ans. :- (B) United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
(Q.07) SEBI has revamped its committee that advises the capital markets regulator on matters related to regulation and development of mutual fund industry. The advisory committee on mutual funds is headed by whom?
- Shyamala Gopinath
- Shikha Sharma
- Kalpana Morparia
- Usha Thorat
Ans. :- (D) Usha Thorat
(Q.08) ISRO is gearing up to lift off Amazonia-1 satellite of which country in August 2020 onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)?
Ans. :- (B) Brazil
(Q.09) Who is the author of the book titled “His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography”?
- Yu Hua
- Tsering Shakya
- Tenzin Geyche Tethong
- Jamyang Norbu
Ans. :- (C) Tenzin Geyche Tethong
(Q.10) In July 2020, which of the following has signed an MoU with Karnataka MSME and Mines department to promote the states arts, crafts and handloom sectors?
Ans. :- (C) Flipkart
(Q.11) The government of Maharashtra along with which of the following banks is setting up a stress fund that will restart stuck slum rehabilitation projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and other urban areas of the state?
- ICICI Bank
- HDFC Bank
- Yes Bank
Ans. :- (D) SBI
(Q.12) Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for coronavirus and have been taken to which of the following hospitals?
- Nanavati Hospital
- Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital
- D. Hinduja National Hospital
- Seven Hills Hospital
Ans. :- (A) Nanavati Hospital
(Q.13) The CM of which state has launched 8 technology-driven solutions under 5T initiatives for Home and General Administration departments?
Ans. :- (D) Odisha
(Q.14) According to data from the RBI, which state has raised ₹30,500 crores in the fiscal 2020-21 and has topped market borrowings among States in the country?
- Tamil Nadu
Ans. :- (A) Tamil Nadu
(Q.15) Who has been welcomed as the first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot by the US Navy?
- Madeline Swegle
- Bev Orton
- Mangwashi Victoria
- A.A.A. Morris
Ans. :- (A) Madeline Swegle
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