Current Affairs Quiz 19th March 2020: Break the Chain, French Open, PAL-V, Hemostat

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 SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 19th March 2020 covering the following topics: Break the Chain, French Open, PAL-V, Hemostat.

Q1. The top tech giants of the world will jointly fight against the fake news and misinformation related to COVID-19 on their platforms. Which of the following tech giant is not them?
(a) Dell
(b) Reddit
(c) LinkedIn
(d) Google
(e) Facebook

Q2. Name the Bollywood actor, who was passed away recently.
(a) Ravindra Kapoor
(b) Imtiaz Khan
(c) Krutika Desai Khan
(d) Shadaab Khan
(e) Amjad Khan

Q3. Who has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation (PFC)?
(a) Padmaja Chunduru
(b) Gita Gopinath
(c) Ravinder Singh Dhillon
(d) Praveen Kumar
(e) Ajaypal Singh Banga

Q4. Which team won the ISL (Indian Super League) trophy for the 3rd time at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa?
(a) Bengaluru FC
(b) Kerala Blasters FC
(c) Chennaiyin Football Club
(d) ATK Football Club
(e) Mumbai City FC

Q5. Power Finance Corporation Limited is an Indian financial institution. Power Finance Corporation Limited based in-
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai
(d) Hyderabad
(e) New Delhi

Solutions

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. The top tech giants of the world will jointly fight against the fake news and misinformation related to COVID-19 on their platforms. The top giants which have announced a fight against the fake news includes Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Bollywood actor Imtiaz Khan passed away. He starred in movies like Yaadon Ki Baraat, Dharmatama, Dayavan and Noor Jahan among more.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Ravinder Singh Dhillon has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation (PFC). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved his appointment.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. ATK FC (Football Club) won the ISL (Indian Super League) trophy for the 3rd time following a 3-1 win against Chennaiyin FC in the final match held at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol. Power Finance Corporation Ltd. is an Indian financial institution based in New Delhi.

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