Daily Current Affairs : 4th March 2020

Daily Current Affairs  4th March 2020

Daily Current Affairs quiz, Daily gk updates and Current affairs is playing a major role in any competitive exam. so here we are providing the current affairs quiz on daily basis for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Competitive Examinations.

Q.1.Which city will host 108th Indian Science Congress in 2021?





(e)New Delhi

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Pune will host the 108th Indian Science Congress in January 2021, the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) has announced. This will be the fourth time that the city will host the prestigious meet in the last 100 years. The event, set to be held at Symbiosis International University’s Lavale campus between January 3 and 7 next year, will be themed on ‘Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with Women Empowerment’ and focus on economic growth, environmental protection and social inclusion of all communities using science and technology.

Q.2. The central government declared the National Chambal Sanctuary home to gangetic dolphins and 75 per cent population of critically endangered species gharial, as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ). In which state National Chambal Sanctuary is located?

(a)Madhya Pradesh


(c)Arunachal Pradesh

(d)West Bengal


Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Centre on 1st March declared the National Chambal Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, home to gangetic dolphins and 75 per cent population of critically endangered species gharial, as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).

Q.3. India Pharma 2020 & India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition will be held in _____________________.






Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry- FICCI is organising India Pharma 2020 & India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat from March 5-7, 2020.Theme of the event is “India Pharma: Meeting Challenges of Affordable and Quality Healthcare and India Medical Device: Promoting Affordable responsible and Quality Medical Device for Universal Health Care”

Q.4. 68th All India Police Athletic Championship-2019 began at Bhanu in the state of ___________________.

(a)Madhya Pradesh



(d)West Bengal


Answer & Explanation

Exp. 68th All India Police Athletic Championship-2019 began at Bhanu in Panchkula District of Haryana on 3rd March. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju declared the meet open at Basic Training Centre of ITBP.

Q.5.Which organization announced $12 billion to fight coronavirus?

(a)International Monetary Fund (IMF)

(b)International Investment Bank (IIB)

(c)Asian Development Bank (ADB)

(d)World Health Organization (WHO)

(e)World Bank

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The World Bank on 3rd March announced an initial $12 billion in immediate funds to assist countries grappling with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread quickly from China to over 60 countries.

Q.6.Which Bank partnered with Zomato and Mastercard to launch co-branded credit cards?

(a)HDFC Bank

(b)RBL Bank

(c)IDFC First Bank

(d)ICICI Bank

(e)Axis Bank

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Online food ordering and delivery app Zomato, on 2nd March, announced the launch of a co-branded credit card along with RBL, and Master Card, that will help the online food delivery platform further cement its position in India’s dining market by offering benefits such as Zomato credits on purchases, and increase the reach of its flagship membership program Zomato Gold.

Q.7. Which company’s subsidiary got IRDAI brokerage license to sell insurance products?






Answer & Explanation

Exp. Paytm Insurance Broking (PIBPL), a subsidiary of Paytm, has got a brokerage licence from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to sell life and non-life insurance products. It will offer insurance products across four categories: two-wheeler, four-wheeler, health and life.

Q.8.Who took charge as Chairman and Managing Director of MMTC Ltd, India’s largest trading company?

(a) Sudhanshu Pandey

(b) Sanjay Kothari

(c)Romesh Sobti  

(d)Sanjiv Chadha

(e)Pallav Mahapatra

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Additional Secretary at the Department of Commerce Sudhanshu Pandey has assumed additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director of MMTC Ltd, India’s largest trading company.

Q.9.Who conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards?

(a)Narendra Modi

(b)M Venkaiah Naidu

(c)Ram Nath Kovind

(d)Prahlad Singh Patel

(e)Amit Shah

Answer & Explanation

Exp. President Ram Nath Kovind on 4th March conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi’s awards on 15 artistes at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The awardees include Anoop Kumar Manzukhi Gopi from Kerala, David Malakar from West Bengal, Hari Ram Kumbhawat from Rajasthan, Devendra Kumar Khare from Gujarat, Dinesh Pandya from Maharashtra, Mohan Kumar from Karnataka and Yashwant Singh from Delhi.

Q.10. National Safety Day is observed on _________________.

(a)1st March

(b)2nd March

(c)3rd March

(d)4th March

(e)5th March

Answer & Explanation

Exp. National Safety Day/Safety Week Campaign focuses on the importance of reduction of the rate of industrial accidents and also focuses on the areas that have not yet been covered by any safety legislation. The campaign urges several organizations to participate in developing several activities as per their legal safety requirements. The campaign is mostly comprehensive, general and flexible.

Q.11.Scientists from DRDO & _________________ received National Award or Young Women Showing Excellence through Application of Technology for Societal Benefits.

(a) IIT Delhi

(b)IIT Bombay

(c)IIT Roorkee

(d)IIT Madras

(e)IIT Kharagpur

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dr Shweta Rawat from Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), DRDO, Timarpur, Delhi has developed a female-specific Full Body Protector (प्रबला) to safeguard the Female troops deployed in riot control actions. Dr. Shalini Gupta, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi successfully led the development of a technology SeptifloTM, which offers fast and affordable assay for point-of-care diagnosis and treatment of bacterial septicemia, one of the biggest in-hospital killers worldwide.


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