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.
To complement your preparation for General Awareness section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and NABARD Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 11th March 2020 covering the following topics: Flagship programme Poshan Abhiyan, President of Afghanistan, Corona Virus Alert
Q1. Which of the following state has topped the list of the states in terms of the number of participants in the flagship programme Poshan Abhiyan?
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Andhra Pradesh
Q2. Name the former Union Law Minister and Congress veteran, who has passed away recently?
(a) N Dharam Singh
(b) SM Krishna
(c) Vajubhai Vala
(d) Motilal Vora
(e) Hans Raj Bhardwaj
Q3. Moody’s Investors Service stated that G-20 countries are expected to grow by _____________ in 2020.
Q4. Who was sworn for a second term President of Afghanistan recently?
(a) Abdul Rashid Dostum
(b) Abdullah Abdullah
(c) Hamid Karzai
(d) Ashraf Ghani
(e) Zalmay Khalilzad
Q5. Which of the following state has ranked first in the country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan as per the recent report shared by NITI Aayog?
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Tamil Nadu
Sol. The Central Government is implementing the flagship programme Poshan Abhiyan for improving the nutritional status of Indian citizens. This programme helps children, adolescents, pregnant women, and lactating mothers by leveraging technology. Tamil Nadu tops the list of the states in terms of the number of participants in the programme.
Sol. Former Union Law Minister and Congress veteran Hans Raj Bhardwaj died after a cardiac arrest. Hans Raj Bhardwaj was 83.
Sol. Moody’s Investors Service stated that G-20 countries are expected to grow by 2.1% in 2020. Moody’s cuts 0.3 percentage points lower than its previous forecast, as the global spread of the coronavirus, is resulting in simultaneous supply and demand shocks.
Sol. Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second term.
Sol. State of Andhra Pradesh ranked 1st in the country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan as per the recent report shared by NITI Aayog.
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