Daily Current Affairs : 30th January 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 30th January 2020:

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Q.1. On which bank The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs.1 crore for non-compliance with its know your customer (KYC) norms?

(a)IDFC

(b)Axis Bank

(c)HDFC

(d)SBI

(e)CBI

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 29th January it has imposed a penalty of ₹1 crore on HDFC Bank for non-compliance with its know your customer (KYC) norms.

“This action is based on the deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers.

Q.2.Which city became the world’s most traffic congested city according to a report by TomTom, the Netherlands-based global provider of navigation, traffic and map products?

(a)New Delhi

(b)Chennai

(c)Mumbai

(d)Bengaluru

(e)Hyderabad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Bengaluru is the world’s most traffic congested city. According to a report by TomTom, the Netherlands-based global provider of navigation, traffic and map products, India’s startup hub beat 415 other cities across 57 countries to earn the title in 2019.

Q.3. In which city the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2020, an annual flagship event of TERI was held?

(a)New Delhi

(b)Kathmandu

(c)Beijing

(d)Dhaka

(e)Colombo

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (a)

Exp. The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), the annual flagship event of TERI held from 29-31 January, 2020 in New Delhi.

Q.4.What was the theme of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2020 held from 29-31 January, 2020 in New Delhi?

(a)Advancing sustainable technology World wide

(b)Attaining the 2030 Agenda: Delivering on our Promise

(c)Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count

(d)Partnerships for a resilient Planet

(e)Reaching Sustainable development goals

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (c)

Exp. Theme: ‘Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count’, laying focus on the global efforts being made to meet our 2030 targets.

List of Summits

World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting- Davos, Switzerland

Global Ayurveda summit- Kerala

2nd International solar alliance 2019-New Delhi

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25)-Spanish capital city of Madrid

50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020- Switzerland

Q.5. FICCI in its Economic Outlook Survey has projected the country’s annual median GDP growth for 2019-20 at ________________.

(a)4.9%

(b)5.1%

(c)6.0%

(d)5.5%

(e)5.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Industry body Ficci on 29th January projected its Economic Outlook Survey has projected the country’s annual median GDP growth for 2019-20 at 5 per cent, in line with the projections made by the National Statistical Organisation (NSO).

Q.6. FICCI in its Economic Outlook Survey has projected the country’s annual median GDP growth for 2020-21 at ________________.

(a)4.9%

(b)5.1%

(c)6.0%

(d)5.5%

(e)5.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Growth is likely to improve to 5.5 per cent in 2020-21 as per the projections of Industry body FICCI.

About India’s forecasting FY 2020

RBI forecasted-5%

Moody -4.9%   

ADB- 5.1%

World Bank -5%

 

Q.7.Who was conferred with Prestigious Ayurveda Ratan Award 2020 in Brussels, Belgium during Ayurveda Day Celebratio at the European Parliament?

(a)Pavan Sukhdev

(b)Vandana Shiva

(c)Anil Khanna

(d)Pratap Chauhan

(e)Nethra Kumanan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Dr. Partap Chauhan, the pioneer of Ayurvedic Telemedicine, has Conferred with Prestigious Ayurveda Ratan Award 2020 in Brussels, Belgium during Ayurveda Day Celebratio at the European Parliament.

Q.8.Who has bagged a gold in the men’s Keirin individual event of the Six Day Berlin Tournament?

(a)Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam

(b)Esow Alben

(c)Rojit Singh Yanglem

(d)Amit samarth

(e)Jemsh Singh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Indian cyclist Esow Alben has bagged a gold in the men’s Keirin individual event of the Six Day Berlin Tournament here.

Q.9.In which state the Assam Rifles has constructed a combined war memorial for the 357 Army and Assam Rifles personnel killed while fighting insurgency in the north-eastern state?

(a)Assam

(b)Nagaland

(c)Arunachal Pradesh

(d)Tripura

(e)Meghalaya

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (b)

Exp. The Assam Rifles has constructed a combined war memorial in Nagaland for the 357 Army and Assam Rifles personnel killed while fighting insurgency in the northeastern state.

The memorial has been built at Mokokchung, which is also the cultural and intellectual centre of Nagaland.

Q.10.Name the Padma Shri Awardee Eminent social worker, environmentalist, educationist and writer who passed away recently?

(a)Abdul Ghafoor

(b)Jameela Malik

(c)Sunita Chandra

(d)Tushar Kanjilal

(e)Vinay Kumar Sinha

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Eminent social worker, environmentalist, educationist and writer Tushar Kanjilal died at his home in the city.

Q.11.Which day is observed as Martyrs’ Day?

(a)30th January

(b)31st January

(c)29th January

(d)28th January

(e)27th January

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Every year January 30 is observed as Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom day. This year India is observing the 72nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Nathuram Godse killed Mahatma Gandhi on the evening of January 30, 1948.

Q.12. World Leprosy Day is observed on_________________.

(a)last Sunday in January

(b)last Monday in January

(c)last Tuesday in January

(d)last Friday in January

(e)last Saturday in January

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. World Leprosy Day is observed on the last Sunday in January. The next World Leprosy Day will be taking place on 26th January 2020. The day was chosen by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau in 1953 to coincide with the anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi’s death on 30th January 1948.

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