Daily Current Affairs : 6th & 7th March 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  6 & 7 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.In which state Two-day “Chapchar Kut” celebration began?

(a)Madhya Pradesh

(b)Sikkim

(c)Arunachal Pradesh

(d)Mizoram

(e)Uttarakhand

Answer & Explanation

Ans.1.(d)

Exp.Two-day Chapchar Kut celebration began in all parts of Mizoram amid fanfare and cultural fervour on 5th March.Chapchar Kut is the most important and biggest festival of the Mizos, which is celebrated in March after completion of most arduous task of Jhum operation.

Q.2.In which state 3 day “Namaste Orchha” festival began?

(a)Madhya Pradesh

(b)Sikkim

(c)Arunachal Pradesh

(d)Mizoram

(e)Uttarakhand

Answer & Explanation

Ans.2.(a)

Exp.In Madhya Pradesh, ‘Namaste Orchha’ festival is starting from on 6th March in Orchha, a famous tourist destination of the state. Orchha is famous for its Ramaraja temple as well as other historical buildings.

Q.3.Aurangabad Airport will be renamed as _____________________.

(a)Bal Thackeray Airport

(b)Vilas Rao Deshmukh Airport

(c)Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport

(d)Manohar Parrikar Airport

(e)Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport

Answer & Explanation

Ans.3.(c)

Exp.Maharashtra government on 5th March approved renaming the airport at Aurangabad as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport. Sambhaji Maharaj was the son of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Q.4.Fourth Global Ayurveda Festival will be held at ___________ from May 16.

(a)Aurangabad

(b)Bhopal

(c)Dehradun

(d)Mysuru

(e)Kochi

Answer & Explanation

Ans.4.(e)

Exp.The Fourth Global Ayurveda Festival, GAF will be held at Kochi in Kerala from 16th to 20th May. A curtain raiser event was organized in New Delhi this evening for the GAF. The theme for the five-day event is Ayurveda Medical Tourism: Actualizing India’s credibility.

Q.5.Janez Janša appointed as the new Prime Minister of ________________.

(a)Croatia

(b)Serbia

(c)Ukraine

(d)Austria

(e)Slovenia

Answer & Explanation

Ans.5.(e)

Exp.Janez Jansa, President of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), became the Prime Minister of the 14th Government of the Republic of Slovenia.

Q.6.Denys Shmygal became the new Prime Minister of ________________.

(a)Croatia

(b)Serbia

(c)Ukraine

(d)Austria

(e)Slovenia

Answer & Explanation

Ans.6.(c)

Exp.Ukrainian parliament approved the resignation of Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk. The decision was taken by 353 votes in favour and 226 against. President Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed Deputy Prime Minister Denys Shmygal as Honcharuk’s successor. He criticized the cabinet, which was formed only six months ago. Ukraine’s parliament approved Denys Shmygal as the new prime minister.

Q.7.Which bank has been placed under moratorium by the Government of India and capped withdrawals for a month?

(a)Yes bank

(b)RBL Bank

(c)IDFC First Bank

(d)ICICI Bank

(e)Axis Bank

Answer & Explanation

Ans.7.(a)

Exp.The Government of India placed Yes Bank Ltd. under moratorium and capped withdrawals for a month, while the Reserve Bank of India superseded the board of the private lender citing a steady decline in its financial position.

Q.8.Who has been appointed as YES Bank Administrator?

(a)Sudhanshu Pandey

(b)Prashant Kumar

(c)Romesh Sobti  

(d)Sanjiv Chadha

(e)Pallav Mahapatra

Answer & Explanation

Ans.8.(b)

Exp.Banking Regulation Act 1949, RBI has also superseded (replaced) the board of YES bank with immediate effect by appointing ex- Deputy Managing Director (DMD) & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SBI Prashant Kumar as its administrator for a period of 30 days citing serious deterioration in the financial position of the Bank.

Q.9.Who has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of Puma?

(a)MC Mary Kom

(b)Kareena Kapoor Khan

(c)Dutee Chand

(d)PV Sindhu

(e)Sara Ali Khan

Answer & Explanation

Ans.9.(b)

Exp.German sportswear brand Puma on 6th March announced it has signed Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan as its new brand ambassador.

Q.10.Who has decided to step down as RBI Deputy Governor by March 31?

(a)Shaktikanta Das

(b)BP Kanungo

(c)MK Jain

(d)NS Vishwanathan

(e)Michael Debaprata Patra

Answer & Explanation

Ans.10.(d)

Exp.RBI Deputy Governor N S Vishwanathan has decided to step down by March 31 due to ill health, three months before the end of his extended one-year tenure.

Q.11.Who among the following have been named by the TIME magazine among world’s 100 historical Women of the Year?

(a)Amrit Kaur

(b)Indira Gandhi

(c)Sucheta Kripalani

(d)Sarojini Naidu

(e)Both a & b

Answer & Explanation

Ans.11.(e)

Exp.Former prime minister Indira Gandhi and freedom fighter Amrit Kaur have been named by the TIME magazine among world’s 100 powerful women who defined the last century in a new project that “spotlights influential women who were often overshadowed.” TIME named Kaur as ‘Women of the Year’ for 1947 and Gandhi for 1976 in special covers recreated by the publication.

Q.12.Who released the book titled “Chronicles of Change Champions” at an event held in New Delhi?

(a)M Venkaiah Naidu

(b)Smriti Irani

(c)Narendra Modi

(d)Rajnath Singh

(e)Ram Nath Kovind

Answer & Explanation

Ans.12.(b)

Exp.Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani released a book titled Chronicles of Change Champions at an event held in New Delhi.

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