Current Affairs & Latest GK 1 to 15 March 2020 – This Video presents the Latest Current Affairs in MCQ format covering the Current Affairs during 1 to 15 March 2020. Topics covered in this video are related to science and technology, Space research, Awards and honours, Entertainment, Sports, Politics, etc. The important details of the current affairs are also discussed in the video so that all possible questions can be prepared.
Q1. FCRA is:
Q2. The office of Lokpal can have a maximum number of ____ members excluding the Chairperson.
Q3. Who is the Chairperson of the reconstituted National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR)?
Q4. Which organisation conducted ‘Each for Equal’ campaign to promote gender equality?
Q5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has handed over his social media accounts to seven women achievers under which campaign?
Q6. Who is the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights?
Q7. What is India’s rank in the Global Freedom report released by Freedom House?
Q8. Ghojadanga was designated by the government as authorised land immigration check post for Bangladesh. It is in which state?
Q9. Amrit Kaur was the first female cabinet minister of independent India. She held which portfolio for ten years?
Q10. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced _____ as the official name of its Mars 2020 rover.
Q11. Which of the following pairs of women and the field of achievement is matched correctly, being one of the recipients of Nari Shakti award 2020?
Q12. Which organization won the ‘Digital Transformation’ award at the 2020 BusinessLine Changemaker Awards?
Q13. Indian environmental activist Jadav Payeng has won the ___________ Points of Light Award
Q14. The Lok Sabha, on March 6, 2020 passed the Insolvency and ____ Code (Second Amendment) Bill.
Q15. Which government-owned bank has announced acquisition of 49% stake in private sector Yes Bank?
Q16. Who has been appointed as the administrator of Yes Bank by RBI?
Q17. The government announced merger of Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and ____.
Q18. Canara Bank has been merged with ____.
Q19. The government on March 4, 2020 announced merger of Union Bank of India, Andhra Bank and ____.
Q20. Indian Bank has been merged with _____.
Q21. Who was appointed as the new Finance Secretary on March 3, 2020?
Q22. Lok Sabha has passed the Mines and Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill. This will remove restrictions on the mining of __.
Q23. Under the Direct Tax Vivaad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020, taxpayers can settle disputes and get waiver of interest and penalty if entire amount of tax in dispute is paid by___, 2020.
Q24. Which country was the top source of foreign investment into India in April-December 2019?
Q25. What is the interest rate for 2019-20 decided by the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of EPFO for its subscribers?
Q26. Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) comes under the preview of which of the following?
Q27. Who among the following is the founder of Yes Bank?
Q28. The World Intellectual Property Organisation is based at:
Q29. The Centre declared the National ___ Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).
Q30. Who did not play any match in India’s Davis Cup tennis qualifier tie against Croatia in March 2020?
Q31. Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 was given for performance in which sport?
Q32. Australia defeated _____ to win the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup for the 5th time.
Q33. Applicants for jobs in railways, banks and lower levels of Central government will now have to appear in the online Common Eligibility Test (CET). This test will be conducted by:
Q34. The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a “______”.
Q35. Who is the author of ‘Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years’ released recently?
Q36. Who was appointed as the Director-General of Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) in March 2020?
Q37. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that SAARC should create a fund to fight the threat of COVID-19 and extended ___ as India’s contribution to the fund.
Q38. Which state’s government had bought the Ambedkar House in London and converted it into a museum?
Q39. Which organization has launched the ‘COVID Action Platform’ with the support of WHO to mobilise collective action by global business community to combat coronavirus impact?
Q40. The coronavirus outbreak has been labelled a ___ by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Q41. The World Health Organization (WHO), on March 13, 2020 declared that ____ has become coronavirus pandemic’s current epicentre.
Q42. Which organization has launched Gender Social Norms Index (GSNI)? It measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work and education.
Q43. What was the theme of World Consumer Rights day observed on March 15, 2020?
Q44. Who won the 2020 Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist?
Q45. Which public sector bank has fixed the interest rate on all savings bank (SB) accounts to 3% and ended maintenance of Average Monthly Balance (AMB)?
Q46. Who has been nominated to the Reserve Bank board in March 2020 by the Centre?
Q47. What is the new GST rate on mobile phones announced by the GST Council on March 14, 2020?
Q48. According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the launch of ___ portal has quickened the process of land acquisition for National Highways.
Q49. Who was appointed as the officiating Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in March 2020?
Q50. According to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India was the world’s ___ importer of major arms in 2015-2019.