CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2020

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   UN Women


Explanation : The Kerala government, Gender Park in partnership with UN Women will organize the second edition of the International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE-II).

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   South China Sea


Explanation : The Indian and Vietnamese navies have conducted a passage exercise (PASSEX) in the South China Sea.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   SBI Bank


Explanation : The State Bank of India has introduced its Positive Pay System to make Cheque payment secure.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Visakhapatnam


Explanation :

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has been selected as the best performing civic body in the country.
Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs announced this under the Annual awards for excellence, for its contribution of PMAY-Urban scheme in 2019. Andhra Pradesh has secured the third position in the best performing State category.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Madhya Pradesh


Explanation :

Madhya Pradesh cabinet has recently approved the Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill 2020.
This ordinance outlaws the marriages which are done with an aim of religious conversions. Under the new Bill, forcing religious conversion on someone will attract 1-5 years of imprisonment and a minimum Rs 25,000 fine. Earlier, Uttar Pradesh cabinet passed a similar ordinance.

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Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Arunachal Pradesh and Assam


Explanation :

Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju has flagged off the “Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyaan”, a river rafting expedition.
The 917 km long expedition cum public outreach programme is to be held in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The month-long expedition is organised by the Ministry of Jal Shakti with the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & NDRF.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Bharatskills


Explanation :

The Directorate General of Training (DGT) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched an online learning platform called the Bharatskills, for the students and teachers of Industrial Training Institutes (ITI).
The DGT joined hands with Microsoft and NASSCOM Foundation to provide digital employability skilling program for nearly 1.2 lakh ITI students in around 3000 ITIs across India.

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Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center


Explanation : The China launched a new remote sensing satellite Yaogan 33R from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

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Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Leh


Explanation : Union Minister of Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated country's highest Meteorological Centre at Leh.

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Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve


Explanation : The country's first hot air balloon wildlife safari in a tiger reserve was launched on Friday in the world famous Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve by Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Vijay Shah.

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