Current Affairs Quiz 20th March 2020: Coronavirus relief package, Global Recycling Day, World Cities Summit

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 20th March 2020 covering the following topics: Coronavirus relief package, Global Recycling Day, Tejas, World Cities Summit.

Q1. The Supreme court of India bench headed by _________ has cleared the permanent commission for women officers in the Indian Navy.
(a) Justice S. Abdul Nazeer
(b) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
(c) Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
(d) Justice D Y Chandrachud
(e) Justice Dipak Misra

Q2. The 7th World Cities Summit (WCS) will be held from 5 to 9 July 2020 in?
(a) Singapore
(b) China
(c) Thailand
(d) Malaysia
(e) Vietnam

Q3. Which of the following institution have collaborated with L&T Technology Services to carry out joint research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity?
(a) Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
(b) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
(c) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
(d) Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
(e) Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Q4. Who among the following has been appointed as the new prime minister of Iraq?
(a) Mohammed Allawi
(b) Adnan al-Zurfi
(c) Adil Abdul-Mahdi
(d) Barham Salih
(e) Izzat Shabandar

Q5. Name the author who has authored the book titled “Invincible: A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar”.
(a) Vikram Seth
(b) Salman Rushdie
(c) Tarun Vijay
(d) Amitav Ghosh
(e) Jhumpa Lahiri

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Supreme court of India bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud has cleared the permanent commission for women officers in the Indian Navy.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. The 7th World Cities Summit (WCS) will be held from 5 to 9 July 2020 in Singapore.

S3. Ans.(e)
Sol. The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and L&T Technology Services have collaborated to carry out joint research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. President of Iraq has appointed Adnan al-Zurfi as the new prime minister of Iraq.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. A book titled “Invincible: A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar” has been authored by Tarun Vijay.

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