Daily Current Affairs : 27th January 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 27th January 2020:

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Q.1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave. Where will the conclave be organized?

(a)New Delhi

(b)Pune

(c)Gandhinagar

(d)Kolkata

(e)Ahmedabad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar. Prime Minister is expected to take an overall view of the achievements and opportunities in the area of potato research, trade and industry, and value chain management and set a roadmap for the decade. The present conclave is the third in the series.

last two decades two Global Potato Conferences were organized during 1999, and 2008.

Q.2. Bharat Parv 2020, a festival to celebrate the spirit of India has begun at________________.

(a)New Delhi

(b)Pune

(c)Gandhinagar

(d)Kolkata

(e)Ahmedabad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Bharat Parv 2020, a festival to celebrate the spirit of India has begun at Red Fort ground in New Delhi. It will continue till 31st of this month (26th to 31st January).

 

Q.3. Which state government on 26th Janaury launched ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme, which is aimed at providing a meal to the poor for just 10 rupees, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day?

(a)Gujarat

(b)Rajasthan

(c)Kerala

(d)Andhra Pradesh

(e)Maharashtra

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government on 26th Janaury launched ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme, which is aimed at providing a meal to the poor for just 10 rupees, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.

List of scheme 2019

Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’- (Kerala)

‘Jalsathi’-(Odisha)

Nethanna Nestham’-(Andhra Pradesh)

Nadu-Nedu Programme-(Andhra Pradesh)

Ex-gratia-(Nagaland)

Q.4. Ganga Yatra under Namami Gange mission begins from which city ?

(a)Gorakhpur

(b)Lucknow

(c)Varanasi

(d)Bijnor

(e)Allahabad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat and Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan will launch the yatra from Bijnor, a place where Ganga enters Uttar Pradesh.

Eight Union ministers and many UP ministers, incharge of the districts the yatra will pass through, will also participate.

Aim: Yatra is to promote bio-diversity and to make the villages situated on the banks of the holy river more developed and prosperous.

Q.5. Which institute was on the first place among the Indian institutes in top 100 of  FT MBA ranking 2020?

(a)Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore

(b)Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

(c)IIM, Calcutta

(d)IIM, Ahmedabad

(e)IIM, Lucknow

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Four Indian institutes have made it to the top 100 list of the Financial Times (FT) Global MBA Ranking 2020. The pack is lead by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore at 27 rank followed by Indian School of Business (ISB) at 28. IIM Calcutta has bagged 42 rank while the IIM Ahmadabad is at 61.

Q.6. Which institute was at the first place in top 100 of  FT MBA ranking 2020?

(a)Harvard Business School, US

(b)University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, US

(c)Stanford Graduate School of Business, US

(d)Insead, France

(e)Ceibs, China

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp.  Top 5 :

  1. Harvard Business School, US
  2. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, US
  3. Stanford Graduate School of Business, US
  4. Insead, France
  5. Ceibs, China

 

Q.7. India set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2022 with which of the following country?

(a)China

(b)Brazil

(c)Maldives

(d)Cuba

(e)Sweden

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. The visit of the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, is a sign of the growing importance of the India – Brazil bilateral partnership said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal.

Brazil is one of the most important trading partners of India in the entire LAC (Latin America and Caribbean) region trade between the two countries will grow to USD 15 billion by 2022.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the secretary of National Commission for Minorities?

(a)Nripendra Mishra

(b)Sunil Arora

(c)B Anand

(d)Vasdev Mohi

(e)Manoj Kohli

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. B. Anand was appointed as the secretary of National Commission for Minorities. He is also holding additional charge of financial advisor, department of biotechnology and ministry of earth sciences.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the additional secretary, department of agricultural research and education and secretary?

(a)Nripendra Mishra

(b)Sanjay Kumar Singh

(c)Vasdev Mohi

(d)Manoj Kohli

(e)B Anand

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Sanjay Kumar Singh, has been appointed as additional secretary, department of agricultural research and education and secretary.

Mr. Singh is currently additional secretary, the ministry of panchayati raj.

Q.10. Who took over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Indian Banks Association (IBA) ?

(a)V G Kannan

(b)Rajnish Kumar

(c)Sunil Mehta

(d)B Anand

(e)Sanjay Kumar Singh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Sunil Mehta took over as Chief Executive Officer of the Indian Banks Association, IBA on 27th January. He succeeds V G Kannan, who stepped down on December 31, 2019. Sunil Mehta was heading Punjab National Bank, PNB as an MD & CEO.The term of the CEO of IBA is for the three years while the chairman term is for only one year. Currently, the managing committee of IBA has SBI chief Rajnish Kumar as Chairman year 2019-20 along with three deputy chairmen and honorary secretary.

Q.11. Which of the following has won the Election Commission of India’s award for its voter awareness and education campaign in 2019:

(a)The Hindu Telugu

(b)The Hindu Tamil

(c)The Hindu English

(d)The Hindu Kannada

(e)The Hindu Bengali

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. The Hindu Tamil has won the Election Commission of India’s award for its voter awareness and education campaign in 2019 as part of the poll panel’s national awards given on the occasion of the 10th National Voters Day.

Q.12. Name the Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, who has been conferred ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ by the All India Agricultural Students Association for dissemination of 30-crore entrepreneurship project in agri-business and for motivating students to the agriculture sector in the State?

(a)V G Kannan

(b)N Kumar

(c)Sunil Mehta

(d)B Anand

(e)Sanjay Kumar Singh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. N Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, has been conferred ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ by the All India Agricultural Students Association for dissemination of ₹30-crore entrepreneurship project in agri-business and for motivating students to the agriculture sector in the State.

The award was conferred at the 5th National Youth Convention at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya in Raipur.

Q.13. International Customs Day (ICD) is observed on _________every year.

(a)25 January

(b)26 January

(c)27 January

(d)28 January

(e)29 January

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. International Customs Day (ICD) is observed on 26 January every year. The day recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security. The day marks the anniversary of the formation of the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC).

The day was instituted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) in 1953 during the session of the Customs Cooperation Council (CCC) which was held in Brussels, Belgium.

Q.14. Name the National Basketball Association (NBA) legend who died on 26th January in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles?

(a)George Atkinson

(b)Andre Emmett

(c)Ryan Costello

(d)Kobe Bryant

(e)Bart Starr

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Kobe Bryant died on 26th January in a helicopter crash in suburban Los Angeles.

Q.15. Who won the maximum awards at 62nd edition of the Annual Grammy Awards?

(a)Lizzo

(b)Lady Gaga

(c)Billie Eilish

(d)Tanya Tucker

(e)Beyonce

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Album of the Year “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish

Record of the Year         “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish

Song of the Year              “Bad Guy” Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

Q.16.Which album won the award for ‘Best Rock Album’ at the Grammy 2020 Awards?

(a)Trauma

(b)In The end

(c)Bad Guy

(d)Higher

(e)Social Cues

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(e)

Exp. Best Rock Album  “Social Cues” by rock band Cage The Elephant

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