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Current Affairs Quiz 2020 (yearly)
Current Affairs Quiz 2020 (yearly)

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Yearly Current Affairs Quiz (2020)

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This yearly Current Affairs quiz 2020 contains 90 questions from the previous week’s news updates. So do solve this quiz also and share your marks in the comment box section


Current Affairs Quiz

Q1. Who won the Men’s Singles title in the Italian Open?

(a) Roger Federer

(b) Novak Djokovic

(c) Dominic Thiem

(d) Diego Schwartzman


Q2. When is International Day of Peace observed?

(a) 21st September

(b) 22nd September

(c) 24th September

(d) 25th September


Q3. Which state government has announced ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana’?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Punjab


Q4. Which TV series won the Emmy award in the Outstanding Drama Series category?

(a) Ozark Stranger

(b) Things

(c) Succession

(d) The Crown


Q5. Which aviation company will launch World’s First Commercial Hydrogen aircraft by 2035?

(a) Boeing

(b) SpaceX

(c) Lockheed Martin

(d) Airbus


Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Ghar Tak Fibre” scheme in which state?

(a) Bihar

(b) Odisha

(c) West Bengal

(d) Chhattisgarh



Q7. Which state has won the United Nations award for preventing, controlling non-communicable diseases?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Kerala

(d) Andhra Pradesh

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Q8. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?

(a) Ram Sewak Sharma

(b) Rajesh Khullar

(c) PD Vaghela

(d) Sameer Khare


Q9. Isro is planning to launch a space mission to which planet in 2025?

(a) Venus

(b) Mars

(c) Jupiter

(d) Mercury


Q10. PM Modi inaugurates world’s longest highway tunnel (Atal tunnel) at Rohtang in Himachal Pradesh. What is the length of that tunnel?

(a) 8.50 Km

(b) 9.02 Km

(c) 9.65 Km

(d) 10.50 Km


Q11. The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three scientists for the discovery of which virus?

(a) Ebola

(b) Hepatitis C

(c) H1NI

(d) COVID-19


Q12. Three scientists Roger Penrose, Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel have been awarded the Nobel Prize 2020 in which category?

(a) Physics

(b) Chemistry

(c) Physiology

(d) Economic Sciences


Q13. The Union Cabinet has approved MoU on cyber-security between India and which nation?

(a) Australia

(b) Israel

(c) Japan

(d) US


Q14. Dinesh Kumar Khara has been appointed as the new Chairman of which Public Sector bank?

(a) State Bank of India

(b) Punjab National Bank

(c) Bank of Baroda

(d) Canara Bank


Q15. According to World Bank, India’s economy is expected to contract by how much in the current fiscal year (2020-21)?

(a) 11.4 percent

(b) 10.2 percent

(c) 8.5 percent

(d) 9.6 percent


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Q16. Who has been recently appointed as the fourth Deputy Governor of RBI?

(a) M Rajeshwar Rao

(b) N. S. Vishwanathan

(c) Krishnamurthy Subramanian

(d) Kaushik Basu


Q17. What is the name of the anti-radiation missile that was successfully test-fired by DRDO?

(a) Shivam

(b) Shakti

(c) Rudram

(d) Rudraksh


Q18. Who has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution?

(a) Prakash Javadekar

(b) Piyush Goyal

(c) Jitendra Singh

(d) Dharmendra Pradhan


Q19. Who has won the Nobel Prize 2020 in Peace category?

(a) Greta Thunberg

(b) António Guterres

(c) Jacinda Ardern

(d) World Food Programme


Q20. Who among the following won the men’s singles title in French Open 2020?

(a) Rafael Nadal

(b) Novak Djokovic

(c) Dominic Thiem

(d) Roger Federer


Q21. Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson have jointly won the Nobel Prize 2020 award in which category?

(a) Physics

(b) Chemistry

(c) Economic Sciences

(d) Peace


Q22. Which country has become the first nation to get Blue Flag certification for 8 beaches in the very first attempt?

(a) Singapore

(b) Maldives

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) India


Q23. As per the latest IMF projections in their World Economic Outlook report, India’s GDP is expected to slump by how much percent in 2020?

(a) 8.2 percent

(b) 9.5 percent

(c) 10.3 percent

(d) 11.4 percent


Q24. Which nation has been re-elected as the President of the International Solar Alliance?

(a) France

(b) India

(c) US

(d) Germany


Q25. Centre has extended how much subsidy on transportation of fruits and vegetables through Kisan Rail Trains?

(a) 20 percent

(b) 30 percent

(c) 40 percent

(d) 50 percent


Q26. India recently signed a Line of Credit (LOC) Agreement of USD 400 million with which nation?

(a) Maldives

(b) Mauritius

(c) Indonesia

(d) Sri Lanka


Q27. World Bank has proposed to provide how much fund to help the poorest countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic?

(a) USD 20 million

(b) USD 25 million

(c) USD 30 million

(d) USD 50 million


Q28. India has been ranked at which position in the recent Global Hunger Index 2020?

(a) 92

(b) 94

(c) 95

(d) 97


Q29. Who won the Denmark Open title in women’s singles?

(a) PV Sindhu

(b) Saina Nehwal

(c) Carolina Marin

(d) Nozomi Okuhara


Q30. Which state has recently launched Mission Shakti to ensure safety of women?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Haryana


Q31. Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 was held between which two nations?

(a) India, South Africa

(b) India, Japan

(c) India, Sri Lanka

(d) India, Australia


Q32. The central government has approved how much increase in the election campaign expenditure?

(a) 10 percent

(b) 15 percent

(c) 20 percent

(d) 25 percent


Q33. The Union Cabinet has approved the adoption of Panchayati Raj Act in which Union Territory for the first-ever time?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir

(b) Ladakh

(c) Delhi

(d) Puducherry


Q34. When is United Nations Day observed?

(a) October 21st

(b) October 22nd

(c) October 23rd

(d) October 24th


Q35. PM Narendra Modi recently launched ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ in which state?

(a) Haryana

(b) Gujarat

(c) Bihar

(d) Uttar Pradesh


Q36. Which state has secured the first place in loan disbursement under PM-SVANidhi Scheme?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Gujarat

(d) Karnataka


Q37. Who has won the UN Global Climate Action Award 2020?

(a) Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE)

(b) Greenpeace

(c) Green Climate Fund

(d) Greta Thunberg


Q38. Which nation has targeted to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050?

(a) France

(b) Japan

(c) New Zealand

(d) United States


Q39. Who has developed a messaging application called ‘Secure Application for the Internet’?

(a) ISRO

(b) DRDO

(c) Indian Army

(d) IIT Bombay


Q40. India has decided to extend how much Line of Credit to Central Asia for development projects?

(a) USD 1 billion

(b) USD 1.5 billion

(c) USD 2 billion

(d) USD 3 million


Q41. Which initiative has been launched by the Indian Railways to ensure the safety of women passengers in trains?

(a) Sarathi

(b) Shakti

(c) Meri Saheli

(d) Lakshmi


Q42. Which nation joined India, United States and Japan in Malabar Exercise?

(a) France

(b) Australia

(c) United Kingdom

(d) Germany


Q43. Which messaging platform has launched its own UPI payment feature in India?

(a) Whatsapp

(b) Telegram

(c) WeChat

(d) Facebook messenger


Q44. Asia’s first solar-powered textile mill will be set up in which Indian state?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Karnataka


Q45. India signed a USD 120 million agreement with which international financial institution to modernise the transport sector of Meghalaya?

(a) IMF

(b) ADB

(c) World Bank

(d) AIIB


Q46. Which country will host G20 Summit in 2023?

(a) Italy

(b) Indonesia

(c) India

(d) Brazil


Q47. Who has been appointed as the new independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council?

(a) Saurav Ganguly

(b) Imran Khwaja

(c) Greg Barclay

(d) Manu Sawhney


Q48. Which private bank has been merged with Singapore-based DBS Bank India Ltd?

(a) Lakshmi Vilas Bank

(b) South Indian Bank

(c) Dhanlaxmi Bank

(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank


Q49. When is Constitution Day observed?

(a) November 24th

(b) November 26th

(c) November 23rd

(d) November 25th


Q50. Football legend Diego Maradona passed away recently. He played for which nation’s national football team?

(a) Germany

(b) France

(c) Argentina

(d) Brazil


Q51. Which film has been selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars?

(a) The Sky is Pink

(b) Jallikattu

(c) Chhapaak

(d) Gulabo Sitabo


Q52. Which nation topped FIFA’s final rankings list for 2020?

(a) Belgium

(b) Brazil

(c) France

(d) Spain


Q53. The National High Speed Rail Corporation has signed the nation’s biggest infrastructure contract for the Bullet Train project with which company?

(a) BHEL

(b) Afcons Infrastructure Ltd

(c) L&T

(d) Tata Projects Ltd


Q54. Indian economy contracted by how much percent in the second quarter of FY 2020-21?

(a) 4.4

(b) 7.5

(c) 8.6

(d) 9.2


Q55. Which word has been named Word of the Year 2020 by Cambridge Dictionary?

(a) COVID-19

(b) Pandemic

(c) Lockdown

(d) Quarantine


Q56. India signed a loan agreement worth USD 133 million with ADB to strength power distribution in which state?

(a) Manipur

(b) Assam

(c) Sikkim

(d) Meghalaya


Q57. Which cricketer has become the fastest to score 12,000 ODI runs?

(a) Rohit Sharma

(b) Virat Kohli

(c) KL Rahul

(d) Shikhar Dhawan


Q58. Which nation has become the first to approve use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine?

(a) United States

(b) China

(c) United Kingdom

(d) Russia


Q59. Which state govt has launched “Duare Sarkar” programme for doorstep delivery of government schemes?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Jharkhand

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Haryana


Q60. Which nation has signed an agreement with India for cooperation on intellectual property examination and protection for the next 10 years?

(a) United States

(b) United Kingdom

(c) France

(d) Germany


Q61. The Reserve Bank of India has asked which private bank to halt digital launches and selling of credit cards?

(a) Axis bank

(b) HDFC bank

(c) ICICI bank

(d) Yes bank


Q62. Who has been named as the new FICCI President for the year 2020-21?

(a) Sangita Reddy

(b) Shashi S. Vempati

(c) R Narayan

(d) Uday Shankar


Q63. Which nation has pledged to make its public sector carbon neutral by 2025?

(a) Japan

(b) Canada

(c) Australia

(d) New Zealand


Q64. What is the new height of Mount Everest jointly announced by Nepal and China?

(a) 8848.86m

(b) 8848.36m

(c) 8848.58m

(d) 8848.62m


Q65. Which nation will host the World Economic Forum meet in 2021?

(a) Japan

(b) South Korea

(c) Singapore

(d) Switzerland


Q66. Who has been appointed as the first CEO of the WHO Foundation?

(a) Raman Gangakhedkar

(b) Anil Soni

(c) Balram Bhargava

(d) Randeep Guleria


Q67. India was ranked at which position on the Climate Change Performance Index 2021?

(a) 6th

(b) 8th

(c) 10th

(d) 12th


Q68. What was India’s most-searched word on Google in 2020?

(a) Coronavirus

(b) US Election Results

(c) Bihar Election Results

(d) Indian Premier League


Q69. Who among the following has won the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2020?

(a) Amitav Ghosh

(b) Raj Kamal Jha

(c) Rana Dasgupta

(d) Tishani Doshi


Q70. RBI has recently cancelled the licence of which bank?

(a) Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank

(b) Lakshmi Vilas Bank

(c) Karad Janata Sahakari Bank

(d) Kolikata Mahila Cooperative Bank


Q71. When is Human Rights Day observed?

(a) December 9th

(b) December 10th

(c) December 11th

(d) December 12th


Q72. Which Union Territory has become the first one to become 100 percent organic?

(a) Andaman & Nicobar Islands

(b) Puducherry

(c) Chandigarh

(d) Lakshadweep


Q73. Who among the following was the top trending personality in India in the year 2020?

(a) Narendra Modi

(b) Amitabh Bachchan

(c) Joe Biden

(d) Virat Kohli


Q74. Which three nations held the first trilateral working group meeting on the use of Chabahar port?

(a) India, Iran, Afghanistan

(b) India, Iran, Uzbekistan

(c) India, Iran, Kazakhstan

(d) Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan


Q75. The RBI’s first Automated Banknote Processing Centre will be set up in which city?

(a) Pune

(b) Lucknow

(c) Jaipur

(d) Delhi


Q76. Who will be the Chief Guest for Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2021?

(a) Boris Johnson

(b) Joe Biden

(c) Yoshihide Suga

(d) Moon Jae-in


Q77. Indian ride-sharing company Ola will be setting up its first electric scooter factory in which state?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Telangana


Q78. Who has been named Social Entrepreneur of the year 2020?

(a) Shanti Raghavan

(b) Ashraf Patel

(c) Prema Gopalan

(d) None of the above


Q79. Which nation will be hosting ICC Women’s World Cup 2022?

(a) India

(b) England

(c) Australia

(d) New Zealand


Q80. Which nation will host G7 Summit in 2021?

(a) United States

(b) United Kingdom

(c) France

(d) Germany


Q81. India has been ranked at which position in the Human Development Index 2020?

(a) 125

(b) 129

(c) 131

(d) 133


Q82. Which nation topped the Human Development Index 2020?

(a) Norway

(b) Denmark

(c) Iceland

(d) Switzerland


Q83. Government has approved how much financial assistance for sugarcane farmers?

(a) Rs 2000 crore

(b) Rs 3000 crore

(c) Rs 3500 crore

(d) Rs 4000 crore


Q84. The 55-year-old Chilahati-Haldibari rail link is set to reopen between India and which nation?

(a) Nepal

(b) Bhutan

(c) Myanmar

(d) Bangladesh


Q85. Which two planets came closest on Dec 21, 2020?

(a) Mercury, Venus

(b) Earth, Mars

(c) Jupiter, Saturn

(d) Saturn, Uranus


Q86. PM Narendra Modi launched the Social Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine (SEHAT) scheme in which state/ UT?

(a) Ladakh

(b) Jammu and Kashmir

(c) Gujarat

(d) Uttar Pradesh


Q87. PM Narendra Modi was honoured with the ‘Legion of Merit’ award by which nation’s President?

(a) US

(b) UK

(c) France

(d) Australia


Q88. India has signed a loan agreement worth $500 million with which organisation for development of green national highway corridors?

(a) World Bank

(b) IMF

(c) ADB

(d) AIIB


Q89. The Indian Army has signed an MoU with which bank for Military Salary Package?

(a) SBI

(b) PNB

(c) Canara

(d) BOB


Q90. Who has been appointed as the new President of ASSOCHAM?

(a) Uday Shankar

(b) Niranjan Hiranandani

(c) Vineet Aggarwal

(d) SP Kothari


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