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1. Largest Solar Power Plant has been commissioned by the Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla at which place?

  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Kochi
  • Panji
  • Ezhimala

2. Which country’s league has become the first one in South Asia and seventh in Asia to join the World Leagues Forum?

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Bhutan
  • China

3. Which bank has announced a corporate agency agreement with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute the latter’s policies?

  • SBI
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank
  • Andhra Bank

4. Which country became the 87th country to sign the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework Agreement?

  • France
  • Nicaragua
  • Ethopia
  • Chile

5. Who became the world’s fifth-richest man in the world with an estimated wealth of 75 billion USD?

  • Jeff Bezos
  • Warren Buffett
  • Mukesh Ambani
  • Amancio Ortega

6. Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on the Nile river is in which country?

  • Sudan
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • All of the Above

 7. Which country for the first time conducted a successful flight test of the MGTD-20 gas turbine engine made by 3D-printing?

  • Russia
  • France
  • Japan
  • China

8. Which company has launched vehicle insurance in partnership with Bengaluru-based startup Acko General Insurance?

  • PhonePe
  • Paytm
  • Amazon Pay
  • Google Pay

9. Which country became the 25th country who was granted observer status in the World Trade Organization?

  • Uzbekistan
  • Pakistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Russia

10. As per the report of DBS, India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) will contract by how much in FY21?

  • 3%
  • 8%
  • 5%
  • 6%

11. Who authored the “The Pandemic Century”?

  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Mark Honigsbaum
  • Virginia Woolf
  • William Faulkner

12. Who had become the 1st woman to head a listed Indian IT company?

  • Harmeet Nayyar
  • Roshni Nadar Malhotra
  • Fakiri Pradasd
  • Indra Nooyi

13. The Tianwen-1, first fully homegrown Mars Mission, was launched by which country?

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Israel

14. India with which country inked an agreement to set up Geydoshu Mas Plant (Neighborhood Fish Processing Plants)?

  • Singapore
  • Mauritius
  • Maldives
  • Australia

15. As per the report of Nomura Holdings, Inc, a Japanese brokerage firm, India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) is likely to contract by how much per cent?

  • 2.4%
  • 3.1%
  • 8.1%
  • 6.1%

16. India will have around 60% of the installed capacity of the electricity generation from renewable resources by which year?

  • 2021
  • 2018
  • 2020
  • 2030

17. Who has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer& Director of Microfinance Institutions Network?

  • Faruukh Roshan
  • Harsh Shrivastava
  • Alok Misra
  • Ravi Bhatia

18. Who has been nominated as the Vice-Chairman of UIC (Union Internationale Des Chemins/International Union of Railways)?

  • Jignesh Patel
  • Rakesh Yadav
  • Arun Kumar
  • Shruti Sharma

19. Which UT has decided to launch ambulances for the treatment of sick trees in the Union Territory?

  • Goa
  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Daman and Diu

20. Which company becomes the 1st Indian company to reach Market Capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 13 lakh crore?

  • PhonePe
  • Reliance Industries Limited
  • Infosys
  • Amazon

21. National Broadcasting Day was observed on which date?

  • July 24
  • July 22
  • July 23
  • July 25

22. Viktor Chizhikov, who passed away recently, belonged to which profession?

  • Actor
  • Artist
  • Politician
  • Athlete

23. State Government approved the formation of the Digital Economy Mission?

  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Tamil Nadu

24. Which payment bank has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill the youth in rural India?

  • Fino Payments Bank
  • Airtel Payments Bank
  • Jio Payments Bank
  • Paytm Payments Bank

25. The Punjab government signed an MoU with which IIT for Skill Development in Chandigarh?

  • IIT Ropar
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Roorkee

26. Amala Shankar, who passed away, belonged to which profession?

  • Composer
  • Singer
  • Choreographer
  • Director

27. Virtual meeting of the G20 Digital Economy Minister was held under the presidency of which country?

  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UK
  • USA

28. A virtual meeting between India and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) took place to achieve a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). How many countries are there in the Southern African Customs Union?

  • 6
  • 5
  • 9
  • 4

29. Indian Railways is planning to radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) Tag all wagons by the end of which year?

  • 2019
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2020

30. Which bank launched ‘Insta Click Savings Account’, a 100% paperless digital self-assisted online savings account?

  • SBI
  • Bank of Baroda
  • IDFC
  • HDFC

 

Current Affair 2020 Answers


1. Largest Solar Power Plant has been commissioned by the Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla at which place?

Answer- Ezhimala

2. Which country’s league has become the first one in South Asia and seventh in Asia to join the World Leagues Forum?

Answer- India

3. Which bank has announced a corporate agency agreement with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to distribute the latter’s policies?

Answer- Union Bank of India

4. Which country became the 87th country to sign the International Solar Alliance(ISA) Framework Agreement?

Answer- Nicaragua

5. Who became the world’s fifth-richest man in the world with an estimated wealth of 75 billion USD?

Answer- Mukesh Ambani

6. Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on Nile river is in which country?

Answer- Ethiopia

 7. Which country for the first time conducted a successful flight test of the MGTD-20 gas turbine engine made by 3D-printing?

Answer- Russia

8. Which company has launched vehicle insurance in partnership with Bengaluru-based startup Acko General Insurance?

Answer- Amazon Pay

9. Which country became the 25th country who was granted observer status in the World Trade Organization?

Answer- Turkmenistan

10. As per the report of DBS, India’s Gross domestic Product(GDP) will contract by how much in FY21?

Answer- 6%

11. Who authored the “The Pandemic Century”?

Answer- Mark Honigsbaum

12. Who had become the 1st woman to head a listed Indian IT company?

Answer- Roshni Nadar Malhotra

13. The Tianwen-1, first fully homegrown Mars Mission, was launched by which country?

Answer- China

14. India with which country inked an agreement to set up Geydoshu Mas Plant (Neighborhood Fish Processing Plants)?

Answer- Maldives

15. As per the report of Nomura Holdings, Inc, a Japanese brokerage firm, India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) is likely to contract by how much per cent?

Answer- 6.1%

16. India will have around 60% of the installed capacity of the electricity generation from renewable resources by which year?

Answer- 2030

17. Who has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer& Director of Microfinance Institutions Network?

Answer- Alok Misra

18. Who has been nominated as the Vice-Chairman of UIC (Union Internationale Des Chemins/International Union of Railways)?

Answer- Arun Kumar

19. Which UT has decided to launch ambulances for the treatment of sick trees in the Union Territory?

Answer- Chandigarh

20. Which company becomes the 1st Indian company to reach Market Capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 13 lakh crore?

Answer- Reliance Industries Limited

21. National Broadcasting Day was observed on which date?

Answer- July 23

22. Viktor Chizhikov, who passed away recently, belonged to which profession?

Answer- Artist

23. State Government approved the formation of the Digital Economy Mission?

Answer- Karnataka

24. Which payment bank has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill the youth in rural India?

Answer- Airtel Payments Bank

25. The Punjab government signed an MoU with which IIT for Skill Development in Chandigarh?

Answer- IIT Ropar

26. Amala Shankar, who passed away, belonged to which profession?

Answer- Choreographer

27. Virtual meeting of the G20 Digital Economy Minister was held under the presidency of which country?

Answer- Saudi Arabia

28. A virtual meeting between India and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) took place to achieve a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). How many countries are there in the Southern African Customs Union?

Answer- 5

29. Indian Railways is planning to radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) Tag all wagons by the end of which year?

Answer- 2022

30. Which bank launched ‘Insta Click Savings Account’, a 100% paperless digital self-assisted online savings account?

Answer- Bank of Baroda

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