Daily Current Affairs : 3rd March 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  3rd March 2020

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Q.1.19th World Productivity Congress will be held in _________________.

(a)Chandigarh

(b)Hyderabad

(c)Mumbai

(d)Bangalore

(e)New Delhi

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp.World Productivity Congress, the world’s largest convention for productivity development, is back in India after a gap of 45 years. The 19th edition of World Productivity Congress (WPC) will be held on May 6 to May 8, 2020 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore. Montreal headquartered World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) has been organising this mega future-shaping convention since 1969. Last time, WPC was held in India was in the year 1974.

Q.2.Which organization has signed a pact with Hardiwar-based Patanjali for Farm Research and Training?

(a)ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

(b)CRIDA (Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture)

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

(d)ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics)

(e)FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp.The country’s premier agri-research body ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) on 1st March signed an agreement with Hardiwar-based Patanjali Bio Research Institute (PBRI) to undertake research work as well as training and education.

Q.3.National Defence Day is observed every year on ______________.

(a)1st March

(b)2nd March

(c)3rd March

(d)4th March

(e)5th March

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp.The National Defence is the combination of cadets from the three services in the Indian Military:  Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.  The National Defence Academy in Pune, Maharashtra is the first tri-service academy in the world. While World Civil Defence Day is celebrated every year on March 01 to bring the attention of the world public about the importance of Civil protection, India Celebrates March 03 as National Defense Day.

Q.4.What was the theme for National Defence Day 2020?

(a)Children’s safety, our responsibility

(b) It’s my turn

(c) Listen to the young voices

(d)People’s Participation. Make change happen

(e) Towards a Common Future

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp.National Defense Day Theme 2020: “IT’S MY TURN”

Q.5.Who topped the medal tally at the 1st Khelo India University Games 2020 held in Bhubaneswar?

(a)University of Delhi

(b)Panjab University(PB)

(c)Savitribai Phule Pune University, MS

(d)Punjabi University, Patiala

(e)KIIT University, Bhubaneswar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp.

State Gold Silver Bronze Medal Tally
Panjab University (PB) 17 18 10 45

Q.6.OECD slashes India’s FY21 growth forecast to _______ on coronavirus woes.

(a)4.0%

(b)4.5%

(c)4.7%

(d)4.9%

(e)5.1%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp.Global agency OECD on 2nd March lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.1 per cent, from its earlier projection of 6.2 per cent, for 2020 on concerns over the impact of deadly coronavirus on the domestic as well as the global economy.

Q.7.World Hearing Day is celebrated annually on ______________.

(a)1st March

(b)2nd March

(c)3rd March

(d)4th March

(e)5th March

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp.World Hearing Day, an observance designated by the World Health Organization, aims to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. It is celebrated annually on March 3.

Q.8.What was the theme for 2020 World Hearing Day?

(a)Hear the Future

(b)Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment

(c)Listen to the young voices

(d)Hear the echoes

(e)Hearing for Life

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp.The 2020 World Hearing Day theme is “Hearing for Life.”

Q.9.Every year _________________ is celebrated as World Wildlife Day.

(a)1st March

(b)2nd March

(c)3rd March

(d)4th March

(e)5th March

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp.Every year March 3 is celebrated as World Wildlife Day to raise the awareness of issues that impact wildlife. The day also highlights the issues such as urbanization, poaching, pollution, destruction of wildlife habitat, and the ways that humans can contribute to conservation efforts.

Q.10.What was the theme for World Wildlife Day 2020?

(a)Sustaining all life on Earth

(b)Wildlife Crime is serious, let’s get serious about wildlife crime

(c)Big cats: predators under threat

(d)Listen to the young voices

(e)Life below water: for people and planet

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp.Theme 2020: “Sustaining all life on Earth”.

Q.11.Olympic medalist Balbir Singh Kullar passed away. Which sports was he associated with?

(a)Shooting

(b)Tennis

(c)Badminton

(d)Hockey

(e)Wrestling

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp.Former Indian hockey player Balbir Singh Kullar, who was a part of the 1968 Olympics bronze-winning team, has passed away. He was 77 years old. Former hockey player and a two-time Olympic medalist, Balbir Singh Kullar.

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