Daily Current Affairs : 8th and 9th February 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 8th and 9th February 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 state government launched Rs 1500 crore “Mukhyamantri Parivartan Yojna”?

(a)Haryana

(b)Andhra Pradesh

(c)Telangana

(d)Karnataka

(e)Odisha

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna”. Under this scheme, annual financial assistance of Rs 6000 will be provided to those families in the State whose annual income is upto Rs 1.80 lakh and land holding is less than 5 acres so that premium of various welfare schemes of the Central Government, pension scheme and crop insurance could be paid automatically from the bank accounts of the needy families.

Q.2. PM Narendra Modi attended celebrations on signing of Bodo Peace Accord at Kokrajhar in_____________.

(a)Andhra Pradesh

(b)Telangana

(c)Karnataka

(d)Odisha

(e)Assam

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. PM attended celebrations on signing of Bodo Peace Accord at Kokrajhar in Assam.

Q.3.Which of the following organization launched “India-Central Asia Business council” in partnership with five of the epic industry bodies of Central Asian countries namely Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan?

(a)SEBI

(b)IRDAI

(c)FICCI

(d)CBDT

(e)NABARD

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (c)

Exp. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) launched the India-Central Asia Business Council in partnership with five of the epic industry bodies of Central Asian countries namely Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Q.4. Name the chief economist of the World Bank who recently announced his resignation.

(a)David Malpass

(b)Paul Romer

(c)Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

(d)Anshula kant

(e)Shanta Devarajan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (c)

Exp. World Bank chief economist Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg on 6th February announced she will be leaving the institution.

Q.5. Which of the following organization is going to conduct the “Financial Literacy Week (FLW) 2020” to propagate financial education messages on a particular theme across the country from February 10-February 14, 2020?

(a)RBI

(b)IRDAI

(c)FICCI

(d)CBDT

(e)NABARD

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is going to conduct the Financial Literacy Week (FLW) 2020 to propagate financial education messages on a particular theme across the country from February 10 February 14, 2020.

Q.6.What is the theme of “Financial Literacy Week (FLW) 2020”?

(a)Customer Protection

(b)Responsible borrowing

(c)Digital Finance

(d)Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

(e)Agricultural Finance

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The theme selected for current year FLW is “Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)”.

Q.7.Name the Odisha writer who received Mystic Kalinga Literary Award?

(a)Vikas Sabnis

(b)Manoj Das

(c)Gollapudi Maruti Rao

(d)Bhagbat Prasad Mohanty

(e)Ganga Prasad Vimal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Noted writer Manoj Das, who recently received the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to English and Odia literature, has been honoured with the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award – Indian and Global Languages.

Q.8.___________ will create “Digital Payments Index” to capture extent of digitization of payments.

(a)IRDAI

(b)FICCI

(c)CBDT

(d)RBI

(e)SBI

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue periodic scores to assess the performance of the digital payments industry on key operating parameters such as rural penetration and innovation in existing modes and channels.

Q.9.Who became the youngest girl in the world to summit Mount Aconcagua in South America?

(a)Malvath Poorna

(b)Nimdoma Sherpa

(c)Kaamya Karthikeyan

(d)Mitali Prasad

(e)Arunima Sinha

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (c)

Exp. Kaamya Karthikeyan, a class VII student of Navy Children School (NCS), Mumbai, became the youngest girl in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America and outside of Asia.

Q.10.Who developed world’s first bulletproof helmet against AK-47 bullet?

(a)Bipin Rawat

(b)Ranbir Singh

(c)Ved Prakash Malik

(d)Anoop Mishraa

(e)Ranjan Mathai

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Major Anoop Mishra who had developed a bulletproof jacket for protection against sniper bullets, has now developed a helmet under project Abhedya ,which is claimed to be first such in the world that can stop an AK-47 bullet round from a distance of 10 meters.

Q11.Who set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman — 328 days — in a mission on the orbiting laboratory?

(a)Jessica Meir

(b)Christina Koch

(c)Anne McClain

(d)Peggy Whitson

(e)Katie Bouman

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Christina Koch set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman — 328 days — in a mission on the orbiting laboratory that spanned 5,248 orbits of the Earth and 22,36,99,000 km approximately.

Q.12.Who won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup title at JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom in South Africa?

(a)Bangladesh

(b)Sri Lanka

(c)India

(d)Australia

(e)South Africa

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Bangladesh created history in ICC Under-19 World Cup title after beating favorites India cricket by three wickets in the summit clash at JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom in South Africa on 9th February.

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