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Current Affairs Quiz 13th March 2020: WEF’s list of 115 Young Global Leaders, PhonePe inks partnership with private sector lender, The traditional ‘Fagli’ festival, World Kidney Day 2020

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 13th March 2020 covering the following topics: WEF’s list of 115 Young Global Leaders, PhonePe inks partnership with private sector lender, The traditional ‘Fagli’ festival, World Kidney Day 2020.

Q1. Five Indians named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its new list of 115 Young Global Leaders. Which of the following leader is not them?
(a) Byju Raveendran
(b) Gaurav Gupta
(c) Tara Singh Vachani
(d) Gaurav Munjal
(e) Swapan Mehra

Q2. Which of the following state government has launched ‘NIGHA’ app to ensure ‘clean and healthy’ elections by curbing the use of money and alcohol in the upcoming local body elections?
(a) Odisha
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Gujarat
(d) Kerala
(e) Rajasthan

Q3. Who will take over the post of Director-General Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence)?
(a) Satinder Kumar Saini
(b) Anil Kumar Bhatt
(c) Manoj Mukund Naravane
(d) Bipin Rawat
(e) KJS Dhillon

Q4. The World Health Organization has officially declared ______________ the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a pandemic as it spreads freely in more than 100 countries around the world.
(a) COVID-19
(b) COVID-17
(c) COVID-20
(d) COVID-18
(e) COVID-21

Q5. World Economic Forum (WEF) announced the list of ‘change-makers’ from as many as 52 countries are working in areas ranging from revamping of health systems to investigating corruption while using their power of the under 40s to change the world. WEF based in-
(a) New Delhi
(b) Vienna
(c) Geneva
(d) London
(e) New York

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Byju Classes’ founder Byju Raveendran and Zomato’s co-founder Gaurav Gupta are among the five Indians named by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its new list of 115 Young Global Leaders. The other three Indians on the list are- Tara Singh Vachani (CEO of Antara Senior Living), Vinati Mutreja (Managing Director and CEO, Vinati Organics Limited) and Swapan Mehra (CEO, Iora Ecological Solutions).

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched ‘NIGHA’ app to ensure ‘clean and healthy’ elections by curbing the use of money and alcohol in the upcoming local body elections.

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. Lt Gen KJS Dhillon will take over the post of Director-General Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Intelligence). DIA and DCIDS is a department that comes under the Chief of Defence Staff in the newly created Department of Military Affairs.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. The World Health Organization has officially declared COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a pandemic as it spreads freely in more than 100 countries around the world.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Geneva-based WEF announcing the list of ‘change-makers’ from as many as 52 countries are working in areas ranging from revamping of health systems to investigating corruption while using their power of the under 40s to change the world.

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