Current Affairs Quiz: January 02, 2020

1. The agreement on the prohibition of attack against nuclear installations and facilities was signed in 1988 between which two countries?

[A] US and USSR
[B] USSR and China
[C] India and Pakistan
[D] India and USSR

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2. From which Indian organization, the four personnel have been selected for training in Russia for the Gaganyaan Mission, that is going to be launched in 2022?

[A] ISRO
[B] IAF
[C] MARCOS
[D] Indian Navy

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3. Who will launch the “Earthshot Prize” to motivate new solution to tackle climate crisis?

[A] Duke of Cambridge
[B] Queen Elizabeth II
[C] Duke of Sussex
[D] Prince of Wales

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4. Who will be the head of the recently created Sainya Karta Vibhag?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] Defence Minister
[C] Finance Minister
[D] Chief of Defence Staff

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5. Which nation has recently banned the ‘reef toxic’ sunscreen?

[A] Australia
[B] New Zealand
[C] Palau
[D] Nauru

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6. The US was recently praised by the UAE for its role in the Global Coalition against Daesh. What is the other name for Daesh?

[A] Al Qaeda
[B] Hezbollah
[C] ISIS
[D] Houthis

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7. Which is the world’s first major city to celebrate the start of the 2020 New Year and new decade?

[A] Sydney
[B] Auckland
[C] Christchurch
[D] Welllington

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8. What aspect of agriculture is focused upon by Krishi Karman Award?

[A] Supply
[B] Sales
[C] Production
[D] Water Management

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9. What is the aim of the recently formed Akhil Bharatiya Gujarati Samaj Sankalan Samiti?

[A] Include NRIs in the State’s development process
[B] Include non-resident Gujaratis in the state’s development process
[C] Include persons of Indian origin in state’s development process
[D] Include Indians outside Gujarat in the development process

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10. What is Landouria tonywhitteni that was named after Tony Whitten?

[A] Snail
[B] Grasshopper
[C] Snake
[D] Beetle

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