Daily Current Affairs : 25th and 26th February 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 25th and 26th February 2020 2020

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Q.1.Which state became the first state in the country to have “100% LPG gas coverage”?

(a)Karnataka

(b)Haryana

(c)Himachal Pradesh

(d)Gujarat

(e)Andhra Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Himachal Pradesh had become the first state in the country to have “100% LPG gas coverage”. “There’s not a single home in the state now where firewood has to be burnt for cooking.

Q.2.Which state has launched ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’ scheme to provide financial assistance to students?

(a)Karnataka

(b)Tamil Nadu

(c)Odisha

(d)Kerala

(e)Andhra Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on 24th February launched yet another scheme named after himself, called ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’, under which a financial assistance of Rs 2,300 crore would be provided to students pursuing various post- intermediate courses to meet hostel and mess expenses. The Chief Minister launched the programme in Vizianagaram district in north coastal Andhra.

Q.3.In which state Losar festival is celebrated?

(a)Karnataka

(b)Haryana

(c)Himachal Pradesh

(d)Gujarat

(e)Andhra Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (c)

Exp. Hundreds of people from the Buddhist community gathered at different temples in the Himachal Pradesh state to celebrate the Losar festival on 24th February.

People celebrated Losar Festival, on the first day of the lunisolar Tibetan calendar, at Dharamshala. Prayers were offered at Dorje Drak Monastery in Shimla.

Q.4. Mahathir Mohamad resigned recently from the post of Prime Minister. He was the Prime Minister of which country?

(a)Indonesia

(b)Thailand

(c)Malaysia

(d)Singapore

(e)Vietnam

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (c)

Exp. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned and the cabinet was dissolved, plunging the Southeast Asian country into chaos less than two years after the 94-year-old leader took office in a historic election.

Q.5.Which organization has sanctioned an amount of 400.64 crore rupees to UT of J&K during the current financial year for giving boost to the infrastructure in the rural areas?

(a)Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

(b)World Bank

(c)Asian Development Bank (ADB)

(d)National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

(e)Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount of 400.64 crore rupees to UT of J&K during the current financial year for giving boost to the infrastructure in the rural areas.

Q.6.Who has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director of State-run hydro power giant NHPC?

(a)Sanjay Kothari

(b)Abhay Kumar Singh

(c)Vijay Advani

(d)Radhakishan Damani

(e)Sanjiv Puri

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. State-run hydro power giant NHPC on 24th February announced appointment of Abhay Kumar Singh as the company’s Chairman & Managing Director from February 24, 2020.

Q.7. Name the geo imaging satellite that will be launched by ISRO on March 5.

(a)GISAT-1

(b)GISAT-2

(c)GISAT-3

(d)GISAT-4

(e)GISAT-5

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said that GSLV-F10 will launch geo imaging satellite, GISAT-1, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on March 5.

Q.8.Which country will host the Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships in 2022?

(a)India

(b)South Korea

(c)Japan

(d)Iran

(e)China

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. India will be hosting the Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships in January 2022. The two events will be held in Chandigarh in January 2022 while the Birmingham Commonwealth Games are scheduled from July 27 to August 7 later that year.

Q.9.Name the city which will host the Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships in 2022.

(a)New Delhi

(b)Chennai

(c)Mumbai

(d)Chandigarh

(e)Lucknow

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (d)

Exp. India will be hosting the Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships in January 2022. The two events will be held in Chandigarh in January 2022 while the Birmingham Commonwealth Games are scheduled from July 27 to August 7 later that year.

Q.10. What is the currency of Malaysia?

(a)Rupiah

(b)Dollar

(c)Peso

(d)Baht

(e)Ringgit

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Malaysia        Kuala Lumpur           Ringgit

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