Current Affairs Quiz: January 03, 2020

1. On January 2, 2020, Prakash Parv was celebrated as birth anniversary of which Sikh Guru?

[A] Guru Harkrishan Sahib
[B] Guru Har Rai
[C] Guru Gobind Singh
[D] Guru Teg Bahadur

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2. Which country was the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India during the first half of the financial year 2019-2020?

[B] Switzerland
[C] Singapore

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3. ISRO is to set up its second launch port in Tamilnadu for SSLV. What does SSLV stand for?

[A] Space Satellite Launch Vehicle
[B] Speed Satellite Launch Vehicle
[C] Small Satellite Launch Vehicle
[D] Solar Satellite Launch Vehicle

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4. What is the estimated cost of the new Chandrayaan -3 project, as per the announcement of ISRO?

[A] Rs. 600 Crore
[B] Rs. 500 Crore
[C] Rs. 400 Crore
[D] Rs. 300 Crore.

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5. Which satellite would be launched on January 17, 2020 as the first satellite of the year 2020?

[A] GSAT-30
[B] GSAT 29
[C] GSAT 17
[D] GSAT 11

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6. Who was recently reappointed as the Chairman of Railway Board?

[A] Vinod Kumar Yadav
[B] Rajesh Agrawal
[C] Purnendu Sekhar Mishra
[D] Vishwesh Chaube

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7. What is the name of the award to be given to the states for good agricultural production, by the Prime Minister?

[A] Krishi Samman
[B] Krishi Samridhi
[C] Krishi Karman
[D] Krishi Keerthi

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8. Which city is host to the 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress (ISC)?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Lucknow
[C] Kolkatta
[D] Bengaluru

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9. Who received the famous ‘Sangita Kalanithi’ award of the Music Academy, recently?

[A] S. Sowmya
[B] Sudha Ragunathan
[C] Bombay Jeyashree
[D] Aruna Sairam

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10. After Indore at first rank, which cities ranked second and third (in first quarter) in Swachh Survekshan League, 2020, released recently?

[A] Ahmedabad and Jaipur
[B] Gurugram and Bengaluru
[C] Pune and Bhubaneswar
[D] Bhopal and Surat

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