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Current Affairs Q&A OF January 2020 Top 100 Questions



1) Who was appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 14th January, 2020?

1) Muneesh Kapur
 
2) Partha Ray

3) Adarsh Kishore
 
4) Michael Debabrata Patra
 
5) None of these
 
Answer-4) Michael Debabrata Patra


2) Name the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day (26th January) parade of 2020 & Army day (15th January) of 2020?

1) Tania Shergill

2) Priya Jhingan

3) Mitali Madhumita

4) Punita Arora

5) None of these
 
Answer-1) Tania Shergill


3) Statue of Unity has been included in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)’s “8 wonders of SCO” list. It is located in which country?

1) Gujarat, India

2) New York, United States

3) Beijing, China

4) Tokyo, China

5) None of these
Answer-1) Gujarat, India


4) Which 2 countries will participate in Annual Joint Exercise ‘Sahyog-Kaijin’?

1) United States and India

2) Russia and India

3) Japan and India

4) Bangladesh and India

5) None of these
Answer-3) Japan and India


5) Name the organization, that has developed a special class diesel (HFHSD- IN 512) High Flash High Speed Diesel conforming to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) grade for use in ships and vessels of Indian Army?

1) Oil India Limited (OIL)

2) Bharat Petroleum (BP)

3) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

4) Hindustan Petroleum (HP)

5) None of these

Answer-3) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)


6) Under which scheme, financial support of Rs. 15 lakh will be provided for one-time treatment of rare diseases as per the National draft policy on Rare Disease?

1) Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna

2) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

3) Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi scheme

4) Shramew Arogya Nidhi Yojana

5) None of these
Answer-3) Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi scheme


7) Who was appointed as the Chairman of 11 member Committee constituted to draft the National Water Policy?

1) Dr Mihir Shah

2) Shashi Shekhar

3) Ramesh Chandra Panda

4) Tushaar Shah

5) None of these
Answer-1) Dr Mihir Shah


8) Which country has appointed, Mikhail Vladimirovich Mishustin as Prime Minister on January 16, 2020?

1) China

2) Russia

3) Japan

4) Germany

5) None of these

Answer-2) Russia


9. Name the Indian Cricketer, who was awarded as the ODI (One Day International) Cricketer of the Year for the first time in 16th edition of ICC awards 2019?

1) MS Dhoni

2) Rohit Gurunath Sharma

3) Virat Kohli

4) Shikhar Dhawan

5) None of these
Answer-2) Rohit Gurunath Sharma


10.Who heads the Special Investigation Team (SIT), that probed the 1984 anti-sikh riots cases?

1) P. B. Gajendragadkar

2) Mehr Chand Mahajan

3) SN Dhingra





4) Bijan Kumar Mukherjea

5) None

Answer 3)
11. In which Air force Station, India’s 1st Sukhoi-30 fighter squadron will be inducted?

1) Kochi, Kerala

2) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh (AP)

3) Bengaluru, Karnataka

4) Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (TN)

5) None of these
Answer-4) Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (TN)


12. Name the Indian tele-communication satellite that was launched from Guiana space center, French Guiana,South America to provide high quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services?

1) GSAT-30(Geosynchronous Satellites)

2) GSAT-31(Geosynchronous Satellites)

3) GSAT-32(Geosynchronous Satellites)

4) GSAT-33(Geosynchronous Satellites)

5) None of these
Answer-1) GSAT-30(Geosynchronous Satellites)


13. Name the villages of Uttar Pradesh, that is set to become India’s first ‘Model Sports villages’ as a part of ‘Adarsh Khel Gram’ program of Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad, UP along with Non Governmental Organization,‘ Sports: A Way of Life’?

1) Kisarua and Chandau

2) Hansigunj and Jirauliya

3) Ughaiti and Maujampur

4) Bahadurpur and Kheri Viran

5) Ughaiti and Chandau


Answer-4) Bahadurpur and Kheri Viran


14) What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India for the year 2019-20, as per United Nations (UN)’s ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2020’ report?

1) 5.5%

2) 5.7%

3) 5.3%

4) 5.1%

5) 5.2%
Answer-2)

15)What was the theme of the 10th edition of World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2020?

1) Theme – “Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment”

2) Theme – “Embracing the Future, Welcoming Disruption”

3) Theme – “Driving the Global Energy Transformation”

4) Theme – “Valuing Energy Storage for Off-grid Renewable Energy Systems”

5) Theme – “Smart Energy products and technologies”
Answer-1) Theme – “Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment”
16) Name the largest airborne exercise conducted by Indian Army in the northeastern theatre recently?

1) Ajeya Warrior

2) Winged Raider

3) Shatrujeet

4) Himalayan Warrior
5) Emerald Mercury Answer-2) Winged Raider





17) Who was appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS)?

1) Satinder Kumar Saini

2) Abhay Krishna

3) Devraj Anbu

4) Cherish Mathson

5) Ranbir Singh
Answer-1) Satinder Kumar Saini


18) What was the theme of the “28th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 (NDWBF 2020)”?

1) Theme – ‘Indigenous Voices: Mapping India’s Folk & Tribal Literature’

2) Theme – ‘Gandhi: TheWriters’ Writer’

3) Theme – ‘Books for Readers with Special Needs’

4) Theme – ‘Towards 100 years of Indian Cinema’

5) Theme – ‘Kathasagara: Celebrating Children’s Literature’ Answer-2) Theme – ‘Gandhi: TheWriters’ Writer’
19) What is the rank of India as per the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s report “The Global Social Mobility Report 2020: Equality, Opportunity and a New Economic Imperative”?

1) 70th

2) 74th

3) 76th

4) 78th

5) 80th
Answer-3) 76th


20) Which Indian city is connected with Biratnagar of Nepal through 2nd Integrated Check Post (ICP) inaugurated by Prime Minister (PM) of India, Shri Narendra Modi along with the PM of Nepal Shri Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli?

1) Purnia (Bihar)

2) Begusarai (Bihar)

3) Jogbani (Bihar)

4) Darbhanga (Bihar)

5) Saharsa (Bihar)
Answer-3) Jogbani (Bihar)




21) What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of India for the year 2019 as per the International Monetary Fund (IMF), revised from 6.1% on January 20, 2020?


1) 4.8 %

2) 5.7 %

3) 5 %

4) 5.5 %

5) 5.2 %
Answer-1) 4.8 %


22) Who was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) of the State Bank of India (SBI) for a period of three years on January 20, 2020?


1) Rajnish Kumar

2) Challa Sreenivasulu Setty

3) Dinesh Kumar Khara

4) P. K. Gupta

5) Arijit Basu
Answer-2) Challa Sreenivasulu Setty


23) Who was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of Baroda (BoB) on January 20, 2020?

1) PS Jayakumar

2) S. L. Jain

3) Vikramaditya Singh Khichi

4) Murali Ramaswami

5) Sanjiv Chadha
Answer-5) Sanjiv Chadha


24) Name the first state in India that implemented agricultural land leasing policy recently?

1) Maharashtra

2) Uttarakhand

3) Assam

4) Gujarat

5) West Bengal
Answer-2) Uttarakhand


25) Who will chair the, “National Startup Advisory Council” that will provide measures to build a strong ecosystem for new innovations and start-ups in India?

1) Prakash Javadekar

2) Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu

3) Piyush Vedprakash Goyal

4) Nitin Gadkari

5) Nirmala Sitharaman
Answer-3) Piyush Vedprakash Goyal


26) What is the capital of the newly merged Union Territory (UT) Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu?

1) Daman

2) Diu

3) Dadra

4) Nagar Haveli

5) Silvassa
Answer-1) Daman
27) Where did Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Shri Subrahmanyam Jaishankar inaugurated the first convention centre in Africa, “Mahatma Gandhi convention centre”(MGICC)?

1) Rwanda

2) Mali

3) Niger

4) Benin

5) Republic of Chad Answer-3) Niger
28) Name the 1st Indian telecom operator that has recently launched UPI (Unified Payments Interface) payments space?

1) Tata Indicom

2) Idea Cellular

3) Bharti Airtel Limited

4) Reliance Jio

5) Vodafone Idea Answer-4) Reliance Jio
29) Name the 1st Woman & 13th President of Greece, who was elected on January 22, 2020?

1) Marietta Giannakou

2) Anna Diamantopoulou

3) Katerina Sakellaropoulou

4) Maria Damanaki

5) Maria Euthymiou
Answer-3) Katerina Sakellaropoulou


30) What is the rank of India in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s 12th edition of the ‘Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest’?

1) 45th

2) 51st

3) 49th

4) 40th

5) 55th

Answer- 2) 51st


31) Name the Indian city, that hosts the 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) 2020?

1) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2) Mumbai, Maharashtra

3) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

4) NewDelhi, Delhi

5) Guwahati, Assam
Answer-5) Guwahati, Assam
32) Where did, East Coast Railway (ECoR) commissioned Indian Railways 1st & India’s 4th waste to energy plant?

1) Mumbai, Maharashtra

2) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

3) Guwahati, Assam

4) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

5) New Delhi, Delhi
Answer-4) Bhubaneswar, Odisha


33) In which city, government of India will set up India’s 1st war memorial for service animals such as dogs, horses, mules?

1) Hyderabad, Telangana

2) Guwahati, Assam

3) Mumbai, Maharashtra

4) New Delhi, Delhi

5) Meerut, Uttar Pradesh(UP)
Answer-5) Meerut, Uttar Pradesh(UP)


34) What is the maximum voluntary investment limit that can invested by the Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) through the Voluntary Retention Route (VRR)?

1) Rs 5,00,000 crore

2) Rs 3,50,000 crore

3) Rs 2,00,000 crore

4) Rs 1,50,000 crore

5) Rs 1,00,000 crore
Answer-4) Rs 1,50,000 crore


35) Which bank has launched India’s 1st multilingual voice-enabled mobile banking application ‘All-In-One’ using which users can communicate with the chat–bot ‘Ask Lakshmi’ for their general banking queries?

1) Bank of Baroda (BoB)

2) City Union Bank (CUB)

3) State Bank of India (SBI)

4) Canara Bank

5) Axis Bank
Answer-2) City Union Bank (CUB)


36) Who was appointed as the panel member of the Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on January 24, 2020?

1) Vineet Anand

2) Anindo Majumdar

3) A.D.M Chavali

4) Nanak Chand

5) Sanjeev Kumar
Answer-3) A.D.M Chavali


37) Who will chair the Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted by the government of India to handle the disposal of enemy properties & to raise money from them?

1) Nitin Gadkari

2) Nirmala Sitharaman

3) Rajnath Singh

4) Amit Shah

5) Narendra Modi Answer-4) Amit Shah


38) What is the rank of India in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019?

1) 70th

2) 75th

3) 80th

4) 85th

5) 72nd

Answer-3) 80th


39) Name the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)’s half-humanoid robot, that is set for an unmanned trip into space before Astronauts?

1) Vikas Mitra (friend in Sky)

2) Vaya Mitra (friend in Sky)

3) Daksh Mitra (friend in Sky)

4) Vyom Mitra (friend in Sky)

5) Surya Mitra (friend in Sky)
Answer-4) Vyom Mitra (friend in Sky)


40) Which country will train the Indian flight surgeons for Gaganyaan mission?

1) China

2) France

3) Russia

4) United States (US)

5) United Kingdom (UK) Answer-2) France
41) Where was the India’s first e-waste clinic inaugurated?

1) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

2) New Delhi, Delhi

3) Pune, Maharashtra

4) Mumbai, Maharashtra

5) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Answer-1) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh


42) Who was elected as the new Chair of the Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) for the year 2020?

1) Rajiv Mehrishi

2) Om Prakash Rawat

3) Achal Kumar Jyoti

4) Ashok Lavasa

5) Sunil Arora

Answer-5) Sunil Arora


43) Name the country that has completely phased out of the Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)- 141 b, one of the most potent ozone depleting chemical?

1) India

2) United States (US)

3) Japan

4) China

5) Russia Answer-1) India
44) Who was appointed as the Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association on January 27, 2020?

1) Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi

2) Lingam Venkata Prabhakar

3) Sunil Mehta

4) Agyey Kumar Azad

5) CH. S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao Answer-3) Sunil Mehta
45) Legendary politician, Arun Jaitley & Sushma Swaraj along with George Fernandes Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji & Sri Pejavara Adhokhaja Matha Udupi received which of the following award Posthumously?

1) Bharat Ratna

2) Padma Shri

3) Padma Vibhushan

4) Padma Bhushan

5) None of the above
Answer-3) Padma Vibhushan


46) Who is the chief guest of the 71st Republic Day of India?

1) Joice Hasselmann

2) Paulo Guedes

3) Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

4) Sérgio Moro

5) Jair Messias Bolsonaro
Answer-5) Jair Messias Bolsonaro


47) Name the artillery gun system, whose marching contingent took part for the 1st time in the Republic Day parade?

1) Dhanush

2) Shipon

3) Ghaatak

4) Dragunov

5) Vidhwansak Answer-1) Dhanush
48) India’s 1st underwater metro rail, that will run partly under Hooghly River will be completed in which Indian city by March 2022?

1) Nashik

2) Mumbai

3) Kolkata

4) New Delhi

5) Ahmedabad



Answer-3) Kolkata


49) Who chaired the Rajya Sabha Panel on child pornography that submits 40 recommendations to Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu?

1) Ghulam Nabi Azad

2) Jairam Ramesh

3) Kapil Sibal

4) Abhishek Singhvi

5) Anand Sharma
Answer-2) Jairam Ramesh


50) Pranab Mukherjee released the book titled“Relentless”.It is an autobiography of which politician?

1) Shatrughan Sinha

2) Prashant Bhushan

3) Yashwant Sinha

4) Arun Shourie

5) Jaswant Singh
Answer-3) Yashwant Sinha


51) Where was the World’s largest meditation centre inaugurated to mark the 75th anniversary of the formation of Shri Ram Chandra Mission (SRCM) and Heartfulness Institute?

1) Kolkata, West Bengal

2) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

3) Hyderabad, Telangana

4) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

5) New Delhi, Delhi
Answer-3) Hyderabad, Telangana


52) Where was the India’s 1st & biggest ‘walk-through’ aviary inaugurated?

1) Byculla Zoo in Mumbai, Maharashtra

2) Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

3) Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Jharkhand

4) Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling, West Bengal

5) Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, Odisha Answer-1) Byculla Zoo in Mumbai, Maharashtra
53) What is the upper limit for abortions of special category women raised from 20 weeks by cabinet recently?

1) 24 weeks

2) 21 weeks

3) 22 weeks

4) 25 weeks

5) 28 weeks

Answer-1) 24 weeks


54) Where did Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned a 3rd high-speed interceptor boat C- 448?

1) Kochi, Kerala

2) Mangaluru, Karnataka

3) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

4) New Delhi, Delhi

5) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Answer-2) Mangaluru, Karnataka
55) Where did Assam Rifles (military unit) has constructed a war memorial “Veer Samriti” in rememberance of 357 Army personnel, who died while fighting against insurgency against north- eastern state?

1) Mizoram

2) Assam

3) Nagaland

4) Meghalaya

5) New Delhi

Answer-3) Nagaland


56) Who heads the Committee on Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE) that has submitted its report to the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari?

1) Rajgopal Sharma

2) ManojWadekar

3) ArunNarendhranath N

4) Vaibhav Dange

5) Yudhvir Singh Malik
Answer-5) Yudhvir Singh Malik


57)What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of India for 2019-20 (Fiscal year –FY 20) as per the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)’s “Economic Outlook Survey 2020”?

1) 5.4%

2) 5.3%

3) 5%

4) 5.1%

5) 5.2%

Answer-3) 5%


58) Janak Raj was appointed as the internal member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), he succeeds ?

1) Michael Debabrata Patra

2) B. Venkatappaiah

3) Jagdish Capoor

4) Vepa Kamesam

5) K.S. Krishnaswamy
Answer-1) Michael Debabrata Patra


59) As per 9th edition of Tomton traffic Index 2019, Provided by Tomton a Dutch Multinational developer company which Indian state tops the list of most congested city of the world?

1) Bengaluru

2) Mumbai

3) Pune

4) Delhi

5) Kolkata

Answer-1) Bengaluru


60) Which Bank operating in India launched the tool ‘iBox’ first of its kind do 24*7 self service delivery at one of its branch in Mumbai (January 2020)?

1) State Bank of India (SBI)

2) Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)

3) Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) Bank

4) Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Bank

5) Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) Bank
Answer-3) Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) Bank


61) Which Insurance Company collaborated with Drone Federation of India (DFI) to provide Insurance cover to Drone Operators at Drone festival held in Delhi (January 2020)?

1) Acko General Insurance

2) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company

3) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company

4) SBI General Insurance

5) Tata AIG General Insurance
Answer-5) Tata AIG General Insurance




62) Where is the 9th edition of Joint Indo-Bangladesh Military Exercise “SAMPRITI-IX” going to be conducted at in the month, February 2020?

1) Babina, Uttar Pradesh

2) Pune, Maharashtra

3) Umroi, Meghalaya

4) Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

5) Chandimandir, Haryana Answer-3) Umroi, Meghalaya
63) Who heads the task force, that prepared the Rs. 102 lakh crore “National Infrastructure Pipeline for the year 2019-20 to 2024-25”?

1) Narendra Modi

2) Girish Murmu

3) Atanu Chakraborty

4) Nirmala Sitharaman

5) None of these
Answer-3) Atanu Chakraborty


64) Who chairs the 7-member Group of Ministers (GoM) that reviews the crop insurance scheme

,“Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)”?

1) Nirmala Sitharaman

2) Rajnath Singh

3) Amit Shah

4) Prakash Javadekar

5) None of these
Answer-2) Rajnath Singh


65) Name the 5th department that was created under Ministry of Defence (MoD) after a change in Government of India (Allocation of Business), Rules 1961?

1) Department of Defence

2) Department of Military affairs (DMA)

3) Department of Defence Production

4) Department of Defence Research and Development

5) None of these
Answer-2) Department of Military affairs (DMA)


66) Name the app launched by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Shri Shaktikanta Das that would help visually impaired people to identify denomination of currency notes?

1) “VANIA” (Visually Aided Note Identifier Application)

2) “MVANI” (Mobile app for Visually Aided Note Identifier)

3) “VANI” (Visually Aided Note Identifier)

4) “MANI” (Mobile Aided Note Identifier)

5) None of these
Answer - 4) “MANI” (Mobile Aided Note Identifier)


67) Which state has celebrated Ritualistic festival, ‘Lai Haroba’ recently?

1) Manipur

2) Nagaland

3) Tripura

4) Mizoram

5) None of these Answer-3) Tripura
68) Which game along with “Cycling” will be included for the first time in the 3rd Khelo India Games 2020, that is to be held in Guwahati, Assam?

1) Boccia

2) Croquet

3) Lawn bowls

4) Bocce

5) None of these Answer-3) Lawn bowls
69) World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as____________________________________________________________________________ ?

1) International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

2) International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

3) International Year of Nurse and Midwife

4) International Year of Indigenous Languages

5) None of these
Answer-3) International Year of Nurse and Midwife


70) Where was the India’s 1st of its kind turtle rehabilitation centre inaugurated?

1) West Bengal

2) Gujarat

3) Uttar Pradesh

4) Bihar

5) None of these Answer-4) Bihar
71) How many States have finalized action plan for Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) to enhance exports?

1) 5

2) 6

3) 7

4) 8

5) None of these Answer-4) 8


72) Name the 1st state in India that shortlist migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan for eligibility under the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019?

1) Maharashtra

2) Uttar Pradesh (UP)

3) Gujarat

4) Tamil Nadu

5) None of these
Answer-2) Uttar Pradesh (UP)


73) Who will chair the group of ministers that will discuss and examine the proposed National Tariff Policy 2016?

1) Nirmala Sitharaman

2) Narendra Modi

3) Rajnath Singh

4) Amit Shah

5) None of these Answer-4) Amit Shah
74) Name the most powerful military commander of Iran, who was killed by the American airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq?

1) Qassem Soleimani

2) Hassan Nasrallah

3) Mohammad Javad Zarif

4) Abu Azrael

5) None of these
Answer-1) Qassem Soleimani


75) Name the 1st of its kind Standardised Health Insurance Products (SHIP) introduced by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) that must be offered by all general and standalone health insurers with effect from April 1, 2020?

1) Arogya Swasthiya

2) Arogya Scheme

3) Arogya Rashtiya

4) Arogya Sanjeevani

5) None of these
Answer-4) Arogya Sanjeevani


76) Which country will host the Commonwealth Games Shooting and Archery events under the aegis of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Friendship Program in March 2022?

1) Thailand

2) Russia

3) Germany

4) India

5) None of these Answer-4) India
77) Which state government launched the “Mukhyamantri karmchari swasthya bima yojana” for the welfare of all 12.55 lakh employees of the state?

1) Madhya Pradesh (MP)

2) Maharashtra

3) West Bengal

4) Assam

5) None of these
Answer-1) Madhya Pradesh (MP)


78) Which 2 Countries participated in the naval exercise named ‘Naseem-Al-Bahr’ , that held in Goa recently?

1) India and Russia

2) India and Oman

3) India and Japan

4) India and United Arab Emirates (UAE)

5) None of these
Answer-2) India and Oman


79) Which state will organize the 1st edition of Zo Kutpui festival 2020 across 10 states in India?

1) Uttar Pradesh

2) Mizoram

3) Nagaland

4) West Bengal

5) None of these Answer-2) Mizoram
80) Which city will host the 1st edition of the 2020 Khelo India University Games (KIUG) from February 22nd to March 1, 2020?

1) Guwahati, Assam

2) New Delhi, Delhi

3) Bengaluru, Karnataka

4) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

5) None of these
Answer-4) Bhubaneswar, Odisha


81) What was the theme of the 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) for the year 2020?

1) Theme – “Science and Technology: Rural Development”

2) Theme – “Science for shaping the future of India”

3) Theme – “Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology”

4) Theme – “Future India: Science and Technology”

5) None of these
Answer-1) Theme – “Science and Technology: Rural Development”
82) Who chaired the 2nd edition of the National GST (Goods and Service Tax) Conference of the Commissioners of State Tax and Chief Commissioners of Central Tax that held in New Delhi?

1) Krishnamurthy Subramanian

2) Subhash Chandra Garg

3) Ajay Bhushan Pandey

4) Ajay Narayan Jha

5) None of these
Answer-3) Ajay Bhushan Pandey


83) What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India for the year 2019-20 as per the National Statistical Office (NSO)?

1) 6.2%

2) 6%

3) 5.5%

4) 5%

5) None of these Answer-4) 5%


84) Who won the Presidential election of Croatia on January 6, 2020?

1) Miroslav Škoro

2) Andrej Plenković

3) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

4) Zoran Milanovic

5) None of these
Answer-4) Zoran Milanovic


85) Name the satellite, that is set to be launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for communication with India’s first manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’?

1) Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS)

2) Indian Data Relay Communication Satellite (IDRCS)

3) Indian Data Relay Communication Satellite System (IDRCSS)

4) Indian Data Relay Satellite System for Communication (IDRSSC)

5) None of these
Answer-1) Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS)


86) Which city ranked 1st in the list of fastest growing urban regions/ fastest growing cities in the world as per Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

1) Suqian, China

2) Malappuram, Kerala

3) Kozhikode, Kerala

4) Can Tho, Vietnam

5) None of these
Answer-2) Malappuram, Kerala
87) What is the rank of Indian Passport in the Henley passport Index 2020 released by Henley & Partners?

1) 78th

2) 80th

3) 82nd

4) 84th

5) None of these Answer-4) 84th
88) Name the app launched by HDFC Bank recently to boost digital payments in India?

1) ‘myApps’

2) ‘myEva’

3) ‘myFinApp’

4) ‘myExclusif’

5) None of these Answer-1) ‘myApps’
89) What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)of India in the year FY20 as per the World Bank (WB)’s report, “January 2020 Global Economic Prospects: Slow growth, policy challenges”?

1) 6%

2) 5%

3) 5.2%

4) 5.5%

5) None of these Answer-2) 5%
90) Name the India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier that is likely to be commissioned by early 2021?

1) Aditya

2) Vikram

3) Vikrant

4) Arihant

5) None of these Answer-3) Vikrant 91) Name the bridge, that will become the world’s highest railway bridge (359 m height above river bed) after completion?

1) Chenab Bridge

2) Bogibeel Bridge

3) Saraighat Bridge

4) Dikhow Bridge

5) None of these
Answer-1) Chenab Bridge


92) Name the 1st of its kind scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh (AP) Chief Minister(CM) Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy that provides Rs.15,000 to indigent mothers to educate their children?

1) YSR Asara

2) Paydalandariki Illu

3) Jagananna Amma Vodi

4) YSR Rythu Bharosa

5) None of these
Answer-3) Jagananna Amma Vodi
93) Name the first Indian equestrian , who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics games after 2 decades (since Imtiaz Anees(2000))?

1) Sonia Lather

2) Simran Singh Shergill

3) Fouaad Mirza

4) Gaurav Gill

5) None of these
Answer-3) Fouaad Mirza


94) What is the maximum limit, permitted by Reserve Bank of India for recurring payments through UPI (Unified Payments Interface)?

1) Rs 5000

2) Rs 2000

3) Rs 10000

4) Rs 7000

5) None of these Answer-2) Rs 2000


95) In which of the following Aircraft carrier, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has landed for the 1st time in India?

1) INS Viraat

2) INS Vikramaditya

3) INS Vikrant

4) INS Vishal

5) None of these
Answer-2) INS Vikramaditya


96) Name the India’s 1st Cyber Crime Prevention Unit inaugurated by Home Minister Amit Shah to help cyber crime victims?

1) ‘ASHVAST’ (Assistance Service Helpline for Victims at Shortest Time )

2) ‘AHVAST’ (Assured Help for Victims at Shortest Time )

3) ‘AASHVAST’ (Assured Assistance Service Helpline for Victims at Shortest Time )

4) ‘ASVAST’ (Assured Service for Victims at Shortest Time )

5) None of these
Answer-3) ‘AASHVAST’ (Assured Assistance Service Helpline for Victims at Shortest Time )


97) Which bank was curbed from doing business by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after finding alleged irregularities in transactions & its depositors withdraw was limited to Rs. 35,000?

1) Catholic Syrian Bank

2) Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank

3) Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

4) DCB Bank

5) None of these
Answer-2) Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank


98) Who was elected as the 14th Prime Minister of Malta on January 12, 2020?

1) Eddie Fenech Adami

2) Robert Abela

3) Chris Fearne

4) Rosianne Cutajar

5) None of these
Answer-2) Robert Abela


99) Who received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the best international cricketer (2018- 19) in men’s category from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Annual Awards for the year 2018-19?

1) Rohit Sharma

2) Virat Kohli

3) Shikhar Dhawan

4) Jasprit Bumrah

5) None of these
Answer-4) Jasprit Bumrah




100) Where was the two Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS), Annie Besant and Amrit Kaur commissioned recently?

1) Kolkata, West Bengal

2) Mumbai, Maharashtra

3) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

4) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

5) None of these
Answer-1) Kolkata, West Bengal

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