Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2020

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41. When is the International Day of Education observed every year ?

[A] January 21
[B] January 24
[C] February 21
[D] February 24

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42. Which steel plant of India was recently awarded at the WEF Annual meet, for being included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network?

[A] Salem Steel Plant
[B] Tata Steel Kalinganagar
[C] Vijayanagar Steel Plant
[D] Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant

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43. The Global Consortium for Digital Currency Governance was recently announced by which organisation?

[A] World Bank
[B] World Economic Forum
[C] International Monetary Fund
[D] World Trade Organisation

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44. How many personalities were selected for the ‘Padma Bhushan’ award, on the republic day 2020?

[A] 14
[B] 15
[C] 16
[D] 17

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45. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has signed a licensing agreement with which global operator of exchanges and clearing houses?

[A] ICE Futures- Europe
[B] Eurex Exchange
[C] Montreal Exchange
[D] Athens Exchange

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46. Who has been appointed as the chief executive of Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)?

[A] Rajnish Kumar
[B] V G Kannan
[C] Sunil Mehta
[D] Rakesh Sharma

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47. Veteran Indian sportsperson Sunita Chandra, who passed away recently, played which sports?

[A] Hockey
[B] Tennis
[C] Cricket
[D] Wrestling

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48. The skill development centre to train tribals, named ‘Sardar Valabhbhai Patel Centre for Empowerment and Livelihoods’, is to be set up in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Gujarat
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Chhattisgarh

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49. According to the new report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which country is the world’s second-largest arms producer?

[A] China
[B] Russia
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] UAE

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50. Which Indian javelin-thrower has recently qualified for Tokyo Olympics after the ANEC meet at South Africa?

[A] Tejinder Pal Singh
[B] Neeraj Chopra
[C] Amit Panghal
[D] Manjit Singh

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