Current Affairs Quiz 21st March 2020: LMG, ‘Janta Curfew’, COVID-19, Ranjan Gogoi

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 21st March 2020 covering the following topics: LMG, ‘Janta Curfew’, COVID-19, Ranjan Gogoi.

Q1. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has reduced growth projections for India. OECD has lowered growth projections for India for financial year 2020 to__________.
(a) 5.5%
(b) 5.3%
(c) 5.1%
(d) 5.7%
(e) 5.2%

Q2. Government of India has decided to set up a COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force. This task force will be headed by-?
(a) Railway Minister of India
(b) Health Minister of India
(c) Prime Minister of India
(d) Home Minister of India
(e) Finance Minister of India

Q3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appeals “Janta Curfew” on ________________ within the wake of COVID 19 outbreak.
(a) 22nd March
(b) 20th March
(c) 23rd March
(d) 21st March
(e) 24th March

Q4. Moody’s has lowered growth projections for India for financial year 2020 to__________.
(a) 5.5%
(b) 5.2%
(c) 5.1%
(d) 5.3%
(e) 5.4%

Q5. Name the former Chief Justice of India, who took oath as a nominated member of Rajya Sabha recently.
(a) Sharad Arvind Bobde
(b) Ranjan Gogoi
(c) Dipak Misra
(d) P Sathasivam
(e) Altamas Kabir

Solutions

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has lowered growth projections for India for financial year 2020 to 5.1%.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol. Government of India has decided to set up a COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force, to be headed by the Finance Minister of India.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appeals “Janta Curfew” on Sunday (22nd March) within the wake of COVID 19 outbreak.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Moody’s has lowered growth projections for India for financial year 2020 to 5.3%.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a nominated member of Rajya Sabha. He was nominated to Rajya Sabha by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind.

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