Daily Current Affairs : 22nd and 23rd February 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 22nd and 23rd February 2020

Daily Current Affairs quiz, Daily gk updates and Current affairs is playing a major role in any competitive exam. so here we are providing the current affairs quiz on daily basis for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Competitive Examinations.

Q.1. India and ¬_____________ have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for up-gradation of infrastructure in plantation schools for estate workers of Indian origin.

(a)Sri Lanka

(b)Bangladesh

(c)China

(d)UAE

(e)Bhutan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. India and Sri Lanka have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for up-gradation of infrastructure in plantation schools for estate workers of Indian origin.

Q.2. Where was first ever “Bharat-Bangla Tourism festival” held?

(a)West Bengal

(b)Tripura

(c)Assam

(d)Jharkhand

(e)Sikkim

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. In Tripura, a two-day long first-ever Bharat-Bangla Paryatan Utsav-Tourism festival began with spectacular cultural events this evening at Ujjayanta Palace compound in Agartala.

Q.3.Where was two-day International Judicial Conference 2020 inaugurated by PM Modi?

(a)Mumbai

(b)Chennai

(c)New Delhi

(d)Dehradun

(e)Kolkata

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (c)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a two-day International Judicial Conference 2020 organised by Supreme Court in New Delhi on 22nd February.

Q.4.What was the theme of the International Judicial Conference 2020?

(a)Mutual assistance, judicial cooperation

(b)Effective Law and Global Governance

(c)Judicial Education 2025

(d)Judiciary and the changing world

(e)The judiciary in the 21st century

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (d)

Exp. The theme of the International Judicial Conference 2020 is “Judiciary and the changing world”.

Q.5.Where was India’s tallest pier bridge built by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) Construction Organisation?

(a)Arunachal Pradesh

(b)Tripura

(c)Assam

(d)Manipur

(e)Sikkim

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NF) Construction Organisation has built India’s tallest railway pier bridge across river Makru in the Tamenglong district of Manipur.

India’s tallest pier bridge is 100 m tall. It is equivalent to a 33-storey building.  The total cost of the bride is Rs.283.5 crore. The span of 555 m is part of the 111-km Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new broad gauge line.

Q.6.Which state government will open Atal Kisan – Majdoor canteens in all mandis and sugar mills?

(a)Maharashtra

(b)Haryana

(c)Madhya Pradesh

(d)Punjab

(e)Uttar Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Haryana government will open Atal Kisan – Majdoor canteens in all mandis and sugar mills across the state to provide affordable and cheap meals to farmers and labourers at a concessional rate of 10 rupees per plate.

Q.7. National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) pegged the GDP growth at _________ per cent in 2019-20.

(a)4.5

(b)4.9

(c)5.0

(d)5.5

(e)5.7

Answer & Explanation
 Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) on 21st February pegged the economic growth for the current fiscal at 4.9 per cent, a tad down from 5 per cent estimated by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

However, for 2020-21, the NCAER expects the Indian economy to improve its growth rate to 5.6 per cent.

Q.8.Who has been appointed as new Chair of Global Board of Directors of US-India Business Council?

(a)Sanjay Kothari

(b)Bimal Julka

(c)Vijay Advani

(d)Radhakishan Damani

(e)Sanjiv Puri

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The US-India Business Council on 21st February announced it has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chair of its Global Board of Directors.

Q.9.Which country will be the first country to host the new format of AIBA Team World Cup in 2020?

(a)Australia

(b)Russia

(c)Qatar

(d)India

(e)Vietnam

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (b)

Exp. Russia will be the first country to host the new format of AIBA Team World Cup in 2020.

The tournament will be coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the victory in World War II under the motto “Boxing for peace”.

Q.10. World Thinking Day is celebrated every year on __________________.

(a)20th  February

(b)21st  February

(c)22nd  February

(d)23rd  February

(e)24th  February

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. The World Thinking Day is celebrated every year around the world on 22nd February by Girl Scouts and Girl Guides. Thinking Day, the day was first celebrated in 1926.

Q.11.What was the theme for “World Thinking Day”?

(a)Indigenous Languages

(b)Leadership!

(c)Living Threads

(d)Languages without borders

(e)Connect & Grow

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. World Thinking Day 2020 Theme: Living Threads

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