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Apr 4, 2020

Current Affair Quiz from 25-31 MARCH 2020 : Most Important 90+ Current Affair Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Current Affair  Quiz from 25-31 MARCH 2020

Current Affair Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Shared By: AAA-Bright Academy Chandigarh

We are going to share weekly current affair questions with you along with the correct answers. 

This time we are going to share the Current Affair questions based on the news from 25th March 2020 to 31st March 2020. 

Time to time we will share Weekly Current Affair questions with you along with weekly current affairs news.

Before Solving this Current Affair Quiz you must watch the tutorial related to the Weekly Current Affairs from 22nd to 28th March 2020 which we added below:



Each Current Affairs Question has Five options in which one is correct which we mentioned by doing that option font in BOLD.

1.  Which is the 1st Indian state that launches the assessment tool partnered with Innovaccer Inc. for COVID-19?
1) Goa
2) Haryana
3) Punjab
4) Odisha
5) Kerala

2.  Which Indian state government launched the “Mo Jeeban (My Life) Programme” to keep everyone safe in the state due to the dangerous spread of the virus.
1) Telangana
2) Odisha
3) Bihar
4) Jharkhand
5) West Bengal

3.  Mayiladuthurai has become the 38th district of which Indian state?
1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Kerala
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Telangana
5) Karnataka

4.  Name the Indian state which becomes 1st state to impose curfew after lockdown fails.
1) Punjab
2) Karnataka
3) Goa
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Kerala



5.  The IRSDC with support from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation is developing a 1st of its kind “Form Based Codes” for the development of railway land. Where is the HQ of IRSDC located?
1) Kolkata
2) New Delhi
3) Mumbai
4) Hyderabad
5) Chennai


6.  The Union Labour Minister has directed state/UT governments to pay 3.5 Cr construction workers from _______ construction cess collected by the Labour Welfare Boards.
1) 69,000 Cr
2) 58,000 Cr
3) 49,000 Cr
4) 37,000 Cr
5) 52,000 Cr


7.  How much has been allocated for Health care by central government to combat COVID-19.
1) 10,000 Cr
2) 5,000 Cr
3) 15,000 Cr
4) 20,000 Cr
5) 25,000 Cr


8.  Under which scheme, the COVID-19 is tested and treated in India?
1) AamAadmiBima Yojana
2) Central Government Health Scheme
3) BhamashahSwasthyaBima Yojana
4) Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana
5) Karunya Health Scheme


9.  Name the world organization which has launched “Global Network Resiliency Platform” to remain safer and stronger during the COVID-19 crisis.
1) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
2) International Development Association
3) International Telecommunications Union
4) International Monetary Fund
5) World Economic Forum


10.      The WHO has initiated the main trial of ‘Solidarity’ promising drugs that may cure COVID-19. Which among the following drugs are part of the trial?
1) Remdesivir
2) Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine
3) Combination of lopinavir and ritonavir
4) Ritonavir/lopinavir plus interferon-beta
5) All of the Above


11.      Name the Small Finance Bank which along with NPCI launched UPI QR-based loan installment payment facility.
1) Ujjivan SFB
2) AU SFB
3) Jana SFB
4) Capital SFB
5) Suryoday SFB


12.      How much has been advanced by RBI for variable rate repo auction to March 26 from March 30?
1) 20.000 Cr
2) 30,000 Cr
3) 25,000 Cr
4) 10,000 Cr
5) 15,000 Cr


13.      India Invest has launched “The Invest India Business Immunity Platform” to minimize the impacts & crisis in business due to COVID-19. It comes under which ministry?
1) Ministry of Women and Child Development
2) Ministry of Health and Family welfare
3) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare
4) Ministry of Finance
5) Ministry of Commerce and Industry


14.      The Central government has raised the threshold for invoking insolvency under IBC from 1 lakh to __________.
1) 10 Lakh
2) 1 Crore
3) 25 Crore
4) 50 Crore
5) 5 Crore


15.      Iqbal Singh Bains has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of which state?
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Goa
3) Punjab
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Haryana


16.      Name the COVID-19 self-screening Bot, which was the product of Microsoft’s Azure Healthcare and US CDC foundation.
1) Alexa
2) Amy
3) Siri
4) Ross
5) Clara


17.      Name the virus other than COVID-19 which cause death in Yunnan province of China.
1) Norwalk virus
2) Ebola virus
3) Hanta virus
4) Mega virus
5) Dengue virus


18.      The Tokyo Olympics was postponed for 2021 (1st time in 124yrs because of virus) by International Olympics Committee (IOC). Who is the present president of IOC?
1) Shinzo Abe
2) Jacques Rogge
3) Nita Ambani
4) Llewellyn Smith
5) Thomas Bach


19.      Name the person who authored the book “Missing in Action: The Prisoners Who Never Came Back”.
1) Meghna Pant
2) Meena Kandasamy
3) ChanderSuta Dogra
4) Palash Krishna Mehrotra
5) Ira Trivedi


20.      Alberto AleandroUderzo the co-creater of Asterix cartoon passed away recently. He belongs to which country?
1) France
2) Italy
3) Germany
4) Switzerland
5) Denmark


21.      When was the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade celebrated every year?
1) March 23
2) March 18
3) March 15
4) March 12
5) March 25


22.      The International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is observed every year on __________.
1) March 25
2) April 17
3) May 22
4) July 28
5) August 29


23.      Name the Indian state which become the top performers in organ donations and transplants for the year 2019.
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Maharashtra
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Telangana


24.      The National Book Trust (NBT) has launched #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks initiative to encourage people to read the book at home during the 21-day lockdown. NBT comes under Which Ministry?
1) Ministry of Science and Technology
2) Ministry of Women and Child Development
3) Ministry of Human Resource Development
4) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
5) Ministry of Statistics and Implementation


25.      Which is the 1st city in India to use drones to sanitize the city amid COVID-19 crisis?
1) Lucknow
2) Indore
3) Pune
4) Hyderabad
5) Mumbai


26.      The Cabinet approves MoU in Railway sector for the technological cooperation in Railways between India and which among the following country?
1) Norway
2) Iceland
3) Belgium
4) Switzerland
5) Germany


27.      What is the amount that has been approved by the cabinet to enhance the CRAR of RRBs which are unable to maintain minimum CRAR of 9%?
1) 1000 Cr
2) 1120 Cr
3) 1340 Cr
4) 1540Cr
5) 2160 Cr


28.      Name the Indian footballer who has been named among 28 footballers around the word to FIFA-WHO’s campaign ‘Pass the message to kick out coronavirus’.
1) Sunil Chhetri
2) BhaichungBhutia
3) Subrata Pal
4) I.M. Vijayan
5) Climax Lawrence


29.      Babur II is the cruise missile of which of the following country?
1) Pakistan
2) Iran
3) Iraq
4) Jordon
5) Syria


30.      Name the Public Sector Bank which provides SHG-COVID – SAHAYA LOAN under which Self Help Groups can avail soft loan of Rs. 5000 per member.
1) State Bank of India
2) Syndicate Bank
3) Punjab National Bank
4) Allahabad Bank
5) Indian Bank


31.      Who among the following has been appointed as the member of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) by Appointment committee of cabinet (March 2020)?
1) Satish Kumar Gupta
2) Krishan Mohan Prasad
3) Madhan Mohan
4) Both 1) and 2)
5) Both 2) and 3)


32.      Name the person who has been appointed as CEO of Best Price by Walmart with effect from April 1, 2020?
1) Indra Nooyi
2) Rajeev Suri
3) KrishIyer
4) Laxman Narasimhan
5) Sameer Aggarwal


33.      The International Advanced Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI) has developed ‘ultrafast laser surface texturing technology’, which enhances efficiency of fuel in IC engines by reducing friction. ARCI located at which Indian city?
1) Hyderabad
2) Bengaluru
3) Chennai
4) Amritsar
5) Lucknow


34.      Name the biofortified high-protein wheat variety that was developed by Pune based Agharkar Research Institute’s (ARI) scientists.
1) MACS 0248
2) MACS 8402
3) MACS 4028
4) MACS 2408
5) MACS 4802


35.      Abdul Latif who passed away recently belongs to which sports?
1) Cricket
2) Snooker
3) Tennis
4) Football
5) Hockey


36.      Nawab Banoo who is in news recently in March 2020 is _________.
1) Social activist
2) Actress
3) Singer
4) Choreographer
5) Lawyer


37.      Padma shri awardee Nemai Ghosh who passed died in March 2020 is _________.
1) Actor
2) Producer
3) Photographer
4) Cricketer
5) Law maker


38.      Name the state which sets up the largest COVID-19 hospital in India.
1) Telangana
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Gujarat
5) Odisha


39.      With which country for the 1st time Indian conducted joint patrol by P-8I aircraft in reunion Islands (Feb 2020)?
1) United States
2) United Kingdom
3) Belgium
4) France
5) Germany


40.      Name the department which set up COVID-19 task force for mapping to fund nearly market-ready solutions (for start-ups who comeup with solutions).
1) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
2) Department of Pharmaceuticals
3) Department of Commerce
4) Department of Science and Technology
5) Department of Health and Family Welfare


41.      Which among the following has been declared as scheduled H1 drug by Government of India under Section 26B of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940?
1) Chlorpromazine
2) Aspirin
3) Hydroxychloroquine
4) Penicillin
5) Morphine


42.      Name the country which has hosted the ‘Virtual Group of 20 (G20) summit’ (March 2020).
1) Australia
2) Brazil
3) India
4) Japan
5) Saudi Arabia


43.      What is the amount of relief package announced by Finance minister under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to tackle the COVID-19 crisis?
1) 1.50 Lakh Crore
2) 1.70 Lakh Crore
3) 1.25 Lakh Crore
4) 1.66 Lakh Crore
5) 1.80 Lakh Crore


44.      What is the amount of Insurance cover that will be provided to Health care workers who fights for COVID-19 in Govt Hospitals & health centres?
1) 100 Lakh
2) 150 Lakh
3) 25 Lakh
4) 10 Lakh
5) 50 Lakh


45.      The RBI has increased the repo auction amount (on March 26, 2020) from Rs. 25000 cr to __________.
1) 30,000 Cr
2) 50,000 Cr
3) 45,000 Cr
4) 40,000 Cr
5) 35,000 Cr


46.      What is the number of members in Yes Bank Board of Directors (BOD) constituted by RBI under ‘‘Yes Bank Limited Reconstruction Scheme, 2020’?
1) 10
2) 7
3) 8
4) 6
5) 12


47.      As per 7th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20, What is the current reverse repo rate in India?
1) 4.40%
2) 4%
3) 4.90%
4) 5.15%
5) 3%


48.      EcoWrap has estimated India’s GDP for financial year 2020-21 as 2.6%. The EcoWrap is the research team of which among the following?
1) State Bank of India
2) Fitch solutions
3) Reserve Bank of India
4) International Monetary Fund
5) Standard & Poor


49.      According to Moody’s Global Macro Outlook 2020-21, what is India’s revised GDP growth for the year 2020 _______.
1) 3.6%
2) 2.5%
3) 2.6%
4) 2.9%
5) 3%


50.      What is the India’s GDP for fiscal year 2020-21 as per prediction of credit rating agency CRISIL?
1) 3.5%
2) 3%
3) 2.5%
4) 4.5%
5) 4%


51.      Which Indian PSU has acquired 74.496 % equity stake in THDC India Ltd & 100% equity in North-Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) in March 2020?
1) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
2) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
3) Indian Oil Corporation Limited
4) Coal India Limited
5) National Thermal Power Corporation


52.      Name the country which has launched a military communication satellite named AEHF-6.
1) Russia
2) United States
3) India
4) Germany
5) China


53.      Name the person who has written the book titled “Legacy of Learning”.
1) Khushwant Singh
2) Savita Chhabra
3) Shashi Tharoor
4) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
5) R.K. Narayan


54.      Satish Gujral who passed away in March 2020 is ________.
1) Photographer
2) Social activist
3) Architect
4) Singer
5) Politician


55.      The World Theatre Day with the focus theme of ‘Theatre and a Culture of Peace’ observed every year on _________.
1) March 25
2) March 18
3) March 22
4) March 27
5) April 2



56.      The High-level committee of central government has approved additional financial assistance of Rs. 5,751.27 crores to 8 states under NDRF. Who heads the committee?
1) RajNath Singh
2) Ravi Shankar Prasad
3) Nirmala Sitharaman
4) Amit Shah
5) Anurag Thakur
57.      Indian Army launched ‘Operation Namaste’ to protect strong forces from Coronavirus (March 2020). Who is the present Army chief of India?
1) K. M. Cariappa
2) Manoj Mukund Naravane
3) Bipin Rawat
4) Karambir Singh
5) Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
58.      The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has granted Rs. 25 Cr to combat Coronavirus in N-E region. Who is the present Minister for DoNER (March 2020)?
1) Inderjit Singh
2) Giriraj Singh
3) Jitendra Singh
4) Thaawar Chand Gehlot
5) Shripad Yesso Naik
59.      Name the Indian state government which set up ‘Team 11’ to beat Coronavirus.
1) Kerala
2) Maharashtra
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Karnataka
60.      With which country’s agency India has signed agreement worth Rs 15,295 crore to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 3 rail infrastructure projects?
1) United Kingdom
2) China
3) Iceland
4) Germany
5) Japan
61.      To which scheme the central government has released Rs. 4,431 crores to clear pending wages?
1) National Career Service
2) Antyodaya Anna Yojana
3) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
4) National Social Assistance Scheme
5) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
62.      Name the Country which has joined as the 30th member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in March 2020.
1) Kosovo
2) Serbia
3) Ukraine
4) Uzbekistan
5) North Macedonia
63.      Which country has announced USD 2.9 million financial aid to India to combat Coronavirus crisis?
1) United States
2) United Kingdom
3) Russia
4) China
5) Australia
64.      Name the World organisation which has launched the Policy Tracker to track the policies of governments to combat COVID-19 pandemic.
1) Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
2) Common Wealth
3) World Health Organisation
4) World Bank
5) International Monetary Fund
65.      According to the report titled “Boom and Bust 2020: Tracking the Global Plant Pipeline”, What is India’s current under development coal capacity?
1) 125 GW
2) 87 GW
3) 32 GW
4) 66 GW
5) 52 GW
66.      What is the amount that was infused into banking system to maintain stability in financial system during COVID-19 Crisis as declared by RBI?
1) 1.70 lakh crore
2) 3.74 lakh crore
3) 2.32 lakh crore
4) 2.48 lakh crore
5) 1.86 lakh crore
67.      What is the India’s estimated GDP growth for the year 2020-21 as per domestic credit rating agency ICRA?
1) 2.5%
2) 2%
3) 2.6%
4) 3.5%
5) 4.1%
68.      Which among the following RBI deputy director, has got 1-year extension of service from April 3, 2020 to April 3, 2021.
1) BP Kanungo
2) Mahesh Kumar Jain
3) Michael Debabrata Patra
4) N S Vishwanathan
5) Sunil Mehta
69.      The Chennai port trust has acquired 67% of stake in Kamarajar Port trust in March 2020. The Kamarajar port trust is located at?
1) Kanyakumari
2) Cochin
3) Madurai
4) Chennai
5) Vizagapatam
70.      NavinChikara who is in news recently (March 2020) belongs to which sports?
NavinChikara who is in news recently (March 2020) belongs to which sports?
1) Javelin Throw
2) Discus Throw
3) Cricket
4) Triple Jump
5) Shot Put
71.      RajyoginiDadiJanki who passed away in March 2020 is ___________.
1) Politician
2) Jounalist
3) Spiritual leader
4) Actress
5) Musician
72.      Beni Prasad Verma the former telecom minister who died recently is the founding member of which among the following political party (March 2020)?
1) Communist Party of India
2) Bharatiya Janata Party
3) Nationalist Congress Party
4) Samajwadi Party
5) Indian National Congress
73.      Civil rights leader Joseph Echols Lowery who is in news in March 2020 belongs to which among the following country?
1) Germany
2) Ethiopia
3) Belgium
4) United States
5) New Zealand
74.      Name the Bank which is partner bank of PM-CARES, emergency fund that was announced by PM Modi to fight against Coronavirus.
1) State Bank of India
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Canara Bank
4) United Bank of India
5) Indian Bank
75.      What is the number of groups that was set by government of India under Disaster Management Act, 2005 to tackle COVID-19 Crisis?
1) 7
2) 9
3) 11
4) 13
5) 15
76.      The amendment made by Union Labour and Employment ministry to EPF (amendment) scheme 2020 comes into force by March 28,2020. Who is the present Labour and Employment Minister?
1) D.V. Sadananda Gowda
2) Smriti Zubin Irani
3) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
4) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
5) Pralhad Joshi
77.      Name the Indian Minister who launched COVID-19 National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) in New Delhi to connect doctors across the country to AIIMS.
1) Pralhad Joshi
2) Harsh Vardhan
3) Smriti Irani
4) Ravi Shankar Prasad
5) Ramesh Pokriyal
78.      Saudi Arabia has assured to provide the uninterrupted LPG to India. What is the Capital of Saudi Arabia?
1) Nicosia
2) Riyadh
3) Cairo
4) Manama
5) Tehran
79.      The Central Government has approved the medical insurance scheme for Healthcare workers announced under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package. What is the amount of insurance provided per health worker under the scheme?
1) 5 Lakh
2) 25 Lakh
3) 10 Lakh
4) 20 Lakh
5) 50 Lakh
80.      What is the amount that was committed to invest in infrastructure sector through National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) by ADB in India?
1) $ 250 million
2) $ 200 million
3) $ 50 million
4) $ 100 million
5) $ 150 million
81.      The merger of 10 PSBs into 4 PSBs come into force from April 1, 2020. As per the scheme syndicate bank will be merger with which bank?
1) Andhra Bank
2) Bank of Baroda
3) Canara Bank
4) Punjab National Bank
5) Allahabad Bank
82.      The Punjab National Bank has changed its logo ahead of merger on April 1, 2020. Which among the following bank will be merged with PNB?
1) United Bank of India
2) Oriental Bank of Commerce
3) Allahabad Bank
4) Both 1) and 2)
5) Both 2) and 3)
83.      Which among the following can provide risk free simple financial services without seeking RBI nod (in March 2020)?
1) Cooperative Bank
2) Small Finance Bank
3) Payments Bank
4) Regional Rural Bank
5) Non Banking Financial Company
84.      Fitch ratings inc. has lowered India’s GDP growth for the FY21 from 5.4% to _______.
1) 4.6%
2) 2.5%
3) 3.5%
4) 2%
5) 2.6^
85.      What is India’s GDP growth for the Financial year 2020-21 as per estimate of India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra)?
1) 2.5%
2) 3.2%
3) 4.1%
4) 4.5%
5) 3.6%
86.      The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared recession in world due to COVID-19 impact. Where is the Headquarters of IMF located?
1) Geneva
2) New York
3) Vienna
4) Washington DC
5) London
87.      Ajoy Mehta got 3-month extension of service as Chief Secretary of Which Indian state?
1) Gujarat
2) Maharashtra
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) West Bengal
5) Rajasthan
88.      Who among the following has won the Hindu Prize 2019?
1) Santanu Das
2) Navtej Sarna
3) Mirza Waheed
4) Both 1) and 2)
5) Both 1) and 3)
89.      Name the Movie which has won the Best movie in Hindi category at Critics’ Choice Film (annual) Awards 2020.
1) Uri: The surgical strike
2) Soni
3) Kabir Singh
4) Gully Boy
5) Article 15
90.      Name the Indian Institution which has developed the “Corontine” and “Safe” mobile app to track violations by people supposed to be in quarantine.
1) IIT Madras
2) IIT Bombay
3) IIT Delhi
4) IIT Calcutta
5) IIT Gandhinagar
91.      Name the app which was developed by Rajasthan police to give permission for movement to people during the lockdown.
1) RajCop people
2) RajCop curfew
3) RajCop citizens
4) RajCop voters
5) RajCoprajastanis
92.      Which among the following body has launched a series titled ‘Corona Studies Series’ to document and to provide relevant reading materials for all age-groups for the post-corona.
1) National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
2) National Book Trust (NBT)
3) Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
4) National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
5) Educational Consultants (India) Limited (EdCIL)
93.      Name the person who authored the book titled “The Death of Jesus”.
1) Peter Handke
2) Patrick Modiano
3) Doris Lessing
4) Elfriede Jelinek
5) John Maxwell Coetzee

94.      Chandan Singh Rathore who passed recently is a former ___________.
1) Army Chief
2) Director of SSB
3) Lieutenant General (Army)
4) Vice Admiral (Navy)
5) Air Vice Marshal (Air force)

95.      Thomas Schaefer who in news recently (March 2020) is the Finance Minister of Hesse. Hesse is part of which Country?
1) United Kingdom
2) Belgium
3) Japan
4) Germany
5) Australia

96.      ParavaiMuniyamma who died in March 2020 is __________.
1) Politician
2) Folk Singer
3) Stunt women
4) Social Activist
5) Environmentalist

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