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 15th March 2020 covering the following topics: Microsoft’s board of directors, Ranji Trophy title 2020, India’s 1st digital parcel locker service.
Q1. Who among the following has been stepping down from Microsoft’s board of directors?
(a) Reid Hoffman
(b) Sandi Peterson
(c) Helmut Panke
(d) Satya Nadella
(e) Bill Gates
Q2. Which of the following team won Ranji Trophy title 2020?
Q3. ______________________ has launched three ambitious schemes for skill development and employment generation for youths in the state. The three schemes are Kaushal Satrang, Yuva Hub and apprenticeship scheme.
(a) Uttarakhand Government
(b) Rajasthan Government
(c) Uttar Pradesh Government
(d) Maharashtra Government
(e) Gujarat Government
Q4. What is the name of Former Czechoslovak Olympic javelin champion, who recently passed away?
(a) Vaclav Chudomel
(b) Dana Zatopkova
(c) Ludvik Danek
(d) Karel David
(e) Frantisek Douda
Q5. In which state India’s 1st digital parcel locker service launched?
(a) West Bengal
(c) Uttar Pradesh
Sol. Microsoft founder Bill Gates stepping down from Microsoft’s board of directors. He wants to dedicate more time to his philanthropic priorities including global health, development, education, and his increasing engagement in tackling climate change.
Sol. Saurashtra won their maiden Ranji Trophy title after earning a 44-run lead in the first innings against Bengal which eventually ended in a draw in the final in Rajkot, Gujarat.
Sol. Uttar Pradesh government has launched three ambitious schemes for skill development and employment generation for youths in the state. The three schemes are Kaushal Satrang, Yuva Hub and apprenticeship scheme in Lucknow.
Sol. Former Czechoslovak Olympic javelin champion Dana Zatopkova passed away. She was an Olympic javelin champion won gold in the Helsinki Olympics in 1952 and won the Olympic silver in Rome in 1960.
Sol. The Department of Posts, Kolkata (West Bengal circle), has launched free digital parcel locker service in 2 post offices Nabadiganta IT post office of Salt Lake City & post office in New Town’s Action Area.
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