Daily Current Affairs : 16th March 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  16th March 2020:

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Q.1.Which state celebrated its traditional Phool Dei festival?

(a)Himachal Pradesh

(b)Manipur

(c)Uttarakhand

(d)Sikkim

(e)Madhya Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp.Uttarakhand celebrated its traditional Phool Dei festival on 14th March to mark the onset of spring season. The festival is celebrated annually on the first day of the Hindu month Chaitra. While Phool means flower, Dei is a ceremonial pudding which is offered to everyone on the day.

Q.2.Which state’s CM announced two schemes “Chief Minister’s Akhannaba Sanaroising gi Tengbang (CMAST)” and “Chief Minister Artist Sing gi Tengbang (CMAT)” for welfare of sportspersons and artists?

(a)Himachal Pradesh

(b)Manipur

(c)Uttarakhand

(d)Sikkim

(e)Madhya Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp.Manipur Chief Minister has announced the biggest ever scheme for the welfare of sports persons and artists of the State. The announcement was made during third-anniversary celebrations of the BJP led government in Manipur at Imphal. ‘Chief Minister’s Akhannaba Sanaroising gi Tengbang (CMAST)’ and Chief Minister Artist Sing gi Tengbang (CMAT)’ would provide benefits to thousands of sportspersons and artistes of the State who have brought laurels to the State and Country.

Q.3.Who is the current Chief Minister of Manipur?

(a)Pema Khandu

(b)Najma Heptulla

(c)Zoramthanga

(d)N Biren Singh

(e)Prem Singh Tamang

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp.Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced the biggest ever scheme for the welfare of sports persons and artists of the State. The announcement was made during third-anniversary celebrations of the BJP led government in Manipur at Imphal.

Q.4.Who has been nominated as Director on RBI Central Board by central government?

(a)Anil Yadav

(b)Sunil Mehta

(c)Prashant Kumar

(d)Debasish Panda

(e)Rajiv Kumar 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp.The Central Government has nominated Debasish Panda, Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, as a Director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India vice Rajiv Kumar. The nomination of Debasish Panda is effective from March 11, 2020 and until further orders.

Q.5.Who has won the All England badminton Championship in the Men’s event?

(a)Viktor Axelsen

(b)Chou Tien-chen

(c)Kento Momota

(d)Chen Long

(e)Anders Antonsen

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp.In the men’s event, Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen won his first All England Championship title, beating Taiwanese top seed Chou Tien-chen 21-13, 21-14.

Q.6.Who has won the All England badminton Championship in the Women’s event?

(a)Chen Yufei

(b)Tai Tzu-ying

(c)Du Yue

(d)Li Yinhui

(e)Carolina Marin

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp.Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying beat Chinese world number one Chen Yufei 21-19, 21-15 to win the All England badminton Championship for the third time on 15th March.

Q.7.Who has won the ITTF Challenger Plus Oman Open men’s singles title?

(a)Marcos Freitas

(b)Kirill Skachkov

(c)Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

(d)Lin Yun-ju

(e)Achanta Sharath Kamal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp.Ace Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal wins the ITTF Challenger Plus Oman Open. The 37-year-old Indian veteran beat top-seeded Marcos Freitas of Portugal 4-2 in the final played in Muscat on 15th March evening.

Q.8.Who is the present governor of Uttarakhand?

(a)Biswabhusan Harichandan

(b)Ramesh Bais

(c)Anusuiya Uikey

(d)Baby Rani Maurya

(e)Anandiben Patel

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp.Uttarakhand Governor: Baby Rani Maurya

Q.9.National Vaccination Day is observed every year on _____________________.

(a)13th March

(b)14th March

(c)15th March

(d)16th March

(e)17th March

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp.Every year, on March 16, India observes National Vaccination day which is also known as Immunization day.

Q.10.Which disease’s eradication is the main motto of the Nation Vaccination day celebration?

(a)Smallpox

(b)Measles

(c)Polio

(d)Tetanus

(e)Chickenpox.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp.The main motto of the Nation Vaccination day is to eradicate Polio issues from being affecting the children. On this day, millions of people get vaccinated with the polio vaccine at Anganwadi and Government hospitals. The first Polio vaccine was given on 16 March 1995 and so-called this day as National Vaccination Day. On this day, the first oral polio drop was given to children.

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