Current Affairs 26th March 2020 Quiz: YouTube, Walmart India, Ugadi, Lockdown in India

Attempting the Hindu Quiz is a must do exercise to sail through the banking examinations, like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and many more. So, here is the 26th March Quiz on the current affairs of the previous day.

The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and needs your undivided attention. The questions which are asked in the exam are generally framed on National News, International News, State News, Sports, Awards, Summits, Schemes, Books & Authors, Ranks & Reports, Important Days, Economy, Defence, Science & Technology etc. To excel in this section of the competitive examinations you are required to cover the above areas.

Current Affairs 26th March 2020 Quiz

To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 26th March 2020 covering the following topics: YouTube, Walmart India, Ugadi, Lockdown in India.

Q1. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the complete lockdown of the entire nation. This lockdown will be in place for _________ days.
(a) 30 days
(b) 17 days
(c) 25 days
(d) 21 days
(e) 20 days

Q2. International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is observed annually on-
(a) 24th March
(b) 27th March
(c) 25th March
(d) 26th March
(e) 23rd March

Q3. The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Olympic organizers agreed to move the Tokyo Games to-?
(a) 2025
(b) 2024
(c) 2022
(d) 2023
(e) 2021

Q4. The Election Commission of India has deferred the Rajya Sabha elections amid rising risk of rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic. Elections to _________ seats of Rajya Sabha were scheduled to be held on 26 March 2020.
(a) 25 seats
(b) 20 seats
(c) 18 seats
(d) 15 seats
(e) 10 seats

Q5. The International Olympic Committee is a non-governmental sports organisation based in-?
(a) New York, USA
(b) Lausanne, Switzerland
(c) Vienna, Austria
(d) Dubai, UAE
(e) New Delhi, India

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the complete lockdown of the entire nation, as part of government’s stringent efforts to tackle coronavirus disease Covid-19. The entire country will be under lockdown from 25 March 2020. This lockdown will be in place for 21 days.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is observed annually on 24th March every year. This day is observed on 24th March every year to pay tribute to “Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero” as he was murdered on 24 March 1980.

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Olympic organizers agreed to move the Tokyo Games to 2021. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a year in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Election Commission of India has deferred the Rajya Sabha elections amid rising risk of rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic. Elections to 18 seats of Rajya Sabha were scheduled to be held on 26 March 2020.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Headquarters of International Olympic Committee is in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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