Daily Current Affairs : 2nd March 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  2nd March 2020

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Q.1.Chilli Festival began at Kasrawad in Khargone district in the state of _________________.

(a)Haryana

(b)Andhra Pradesh

(c)Punjab

(d)Karnataka

(e)Madhya Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp.In Madhya Pradesh, the two-day unique Chilli Festival began at Kasrawad in Khargone district. Chilli Festival is a big business opportunity for traders, investors and exporters. It will also help in fulfilling the Central Government’s goal of doubling the income of farmers..

Q.2.Who launched the ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyan’ campaign?

(a)Smriti Irani

(b)Narendra Modi

(c)Ram Nath Kovind

(d)Om Birla

(e)M Venkaiah Naidu

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp.Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launched “Suposhit Maa Abhiyan” to provide nutritional support to pregnant women and adolescent girls. Union Minister Smriti Irani also attended the programme at Bhamashah Mandi in Anantpur..

Q.3.Where was ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyan’ launched?

(a)Kota

(b)Gorakhpur

(c)Bhopal

(d)Mohali

(e)Ranchi

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp.Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launched ‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyan’ in Kota..

Q.4.The historic City Chowk, the commercial hub in old Jammu, was renamed as____________________.

(a)Mahatma Gandhi Chowk

(b)Manohar Parrikar Chowk

(c)Bharat Mata Chowk

(d)Atal Ji Chowk

(e)Baba Amarnath Chowk

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp.The historic City Chowk, the commercial hub in old Jammu, was renamed as ‘Bharat Mata Chowk’ following the passage of a resolution by the general house of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC)..

Q.5._____________________ will provide USD 4 million to help developing countries in Asia and Pacific to fight the novel coronavirus.

(a)International Monetary Fund (IMF)

(b)International Investment Bank (IIB)

(c)Asian Development Bank (ADB)

(d)UNICEF

(e)World Bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp.Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a total of USD 4 million (about Rs 29 crore) to help developing countries in Asia and Pacific to fight the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)..

Q.6.Fitch cuts India GDP forecast for FY20 to _____________ on weak demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.

(a)4.0%

(b)4.5%

(c)4.7%

(d)4.9%

(e)5.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp.Fitch Solutions on 2nd March cut its forecast for India’s economic growth to 4.9 per cent in the current fiscal that ends March 31, saying manufacturing could come under pressure from weak domestic demand and supply chain disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak..

Q.7.Who will be the new President & CEO of Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks?

(a)Rajeev Suri

(b)Pekka Lundmark

(c)Shantanu Narayen

(d)Doug McMillon

(e)Ginni Rometty

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp.President and CEO of Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks, Rajeev Suri has stepped down. Pekka Lundmark as its new President & CEO..

Q.8.Who has won his third Mexican Open Title in the category of Men’s Singles at the ATP Mexico Open?

(a)Taylor Harry Fritz

(b)Novak Djokovic

(c)Roger Federer

(d)Dominic Thiem

(e)Rafael Nadal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp.World No. 2 Rafael Nadal captured his first title of 2020, easily defeating unseeded Taylor Fritz in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, in the final of the ATP Mexico Open on 29th February. He nabbed his third Mexico Open title to go with victories in 2013 and 2005..

Q.9.Name the former Asian silver medal-winning boxer whose doping ban is recently lifted by National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA).

(a)Neeraj Phogat

(b)Ravi Kumar

(c)Sumit Sangwan

(d)Naveen Chikara

(e)Mandeep Kaur

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp.The one-year doping ban on former Asian silver medal-winning boxer Sumit Sangwan (91kg) was on 2nd March lifted after the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) appeals panel ruled that his intake of a banned substance was unintentional..

Q.10.Name the Dronacharya awardee athletics coach who passed away recently.

(a)Baidyanath Prasad Mahto

(b)S Kathavarayan

(c)K P P Samy

(d)Ashok Chatterjee

(e)Joginder Singh Saini

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp.Veteran athletics coach and Dronacharya awardee Joginder Singh Saini, who groomed some of India’s finest track and field stars, died in Patiala due to age-related problems. He was 90. Saini, who remained the chief national athletics coach for many years from the 1970s to 90s..

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