Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2020

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1. Fausta, a female black rhino, believed to be the world’s oldest rhino, had recently died in Tanzanian conservation area. What is the IUCN status of the black rhinos?

[A] Least concern
[B] Endangered
[C] Critically Endangered
[D] Near threatened

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2. The Kataib Hezbollah militia, which was attacked by US recently, is based in which country?

[A] Syria
[B] Yemen
[C] Iraq
[D] Somalia

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3. Captain Vikram Batra, after whom Delhi is to rename it’s Mubarak Chowk, was martyred in which war?

[A] Sino-Indian war of 1962
[B] Indo-Pakistan war of 1947
[C] Kargil War
[D] Bangladesh Liberation War

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4. 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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5. Which ministry issues the certification for the Pariksha Pe Charcha program that was recently rescheduled?

[A] Ministry of Human Resource and Development
[B] Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[C] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[D] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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6. 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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7. Which country recently announced to increase the minimum wage of the workers by more than four times the rate of its inflation?

[A] United Kingdom (UK)
[B] Malaysia
[C] Ireland
[D] Germany

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8. Who was recently re-appointed as the Deputy Election Commissioner of India for the term of one year?

[A] Umesh Sinha
[B] Navin Chawla
[C] Sunil Arora
[D] N.Gopalaswami

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9. The Swarna Jayanti Fellowships have been recently awarded to 14 personalities belonging to which profession?

[A] Writers
[B] Scientists
[C] Sportspersons
[D] Student

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10. The 27th edition of National Children’s Science Congress was recently organised in which Indian city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Bhopal
[D] Thiruvananthapuram

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