Current Affairs & Latest GK 16 – 31 March 2020 – This Video presents the Latest Current Affairs in MCQ format covering the Current Affairs during 16 – 31 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.


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Current Affairs covered in this Video- A Few Questions:


Q1.  The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 allows citizenship on the basis of religion to six undocumented communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, who entered India on or before December 31, ____.


Q2.   Who among the following is the CMD of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)?


Q3.  Which of the following has launched ‘Coronavirus Information Hub’ in partnership with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNDP?


Q4.  _________ Disaster Management Centre on March 22, 2020 launched a website for information related to coronavirus pandemic in the region.


Q5.   The World _______ Day was observed on March 21, 2020. 


Q6.   Who among the following is the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?


Q7. ‘An Extraordinary Life: A biography of ______’, written by Sadguru Patil & Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, was released recently. 


Q8.    The Ministry of Human Resource Development is launching e-classes on _____ DTH channels for school students in view of coronavirus outbreak.


Q9. The government has constituted a high-level technical committee of Public Health Experts for COVID-19 to guide prevention and control activities.  This committee is headed by:


Q10. The Prime Minister announced the formation of a COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force on March 19, 2020. It will be headed by:


Q11.  Which of the following is a chatbot launched on WhatsApp by the Central Government on March 20, 2020?


Q12.   The Janta Curfew was observed on _____ ,  2020 following PM Narendra Modi’s appeal for people to voluntarily stay indoors to check the spread of Corona virus.


Q13. What was the theme of the World Water Day observed on March 22, 2020?


Q14. Which European capital was hit by an earthquake on March 22, 2020?


Q15.   Ajay Kumar was appointed as India’s next High Commissioner to which African country on March 17, 2020?


Q16. Who among the following former Supreme Court judges was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the government in March 2020?


Q17. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on March 29, 2020 constituted 10 different high-level committees to suggest measures to restore normalcy post 21-day lockdown. These committees will work under the overall guidance of: 


Q18. Which country’s government funding agency will finance Dedicated Freight Corridor, Mumbai Trans Harbour Link Project and the Mumbai Metro Line Project totalling Rs 15,295 crore?


Q19. Which country has announced financial assistance of 2.9 million US Dollars to India to help fight the coronavirus pandemic?


Q20. The ‘Earth Hour’ was observed on _____, 2020 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change.


Q21. Which company launched the first made-in-India testing kit for novel coronavirus recently?


Q22.  World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on March 24 to mark the discovery of its cause by which scientist?


 Q23.  An Extraordinary Virtual ______ Leaders’ Summit was convened on March 26, 2020 to discuss the challenges posed by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Q24.  Army Chief General MM Naravane launched Indian Army’s anti-COVID-19 operations as ________ on March 27, 2020. 


Q25.  How many people belonging to minority communities in Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan have been granted Long Term Visa (LTV) in last five years, according to the centre on March 17, 2020? 


Q26.  The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the CoNTeC or COVID-19 National ___ Centre on March 28, 2020? 


Q27.  Which global initiative started by BBC has decided to extend its efforts to identifying false and potentially harmful information on the coronavirus pandemic?


Q28. The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a USD 2 billion ‘Global ___ Response Plan for COVID19’ on March 25, 2020.


Q29. Who is the Secretary-General of the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU)? 


Q30. Who is the head of World Meteorological Organisation?


Q31. “Fabiosys Innovations”, a start-up incubated at ___ has developed an “infection-proof fabric.


Q32. Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) announced on March 26, 2020, BPL families will get 5 kg wheat/rice and ___ pulses free every month for the next 3 months.


Q33. The government announced an insurance cover of _____ for medical staff involved in novel coronavirus prevention and cure duties.


Q34. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 24, 2020 announced that charges on keeping saving account minimum balance have been waived for___. 


Q35. The Supreme Court on March 27, 2020 allowed the sale of BS IV compliant vehicles for__ after the ongoing countrywide lockdown is over.


Q36. Who among the following is the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?


Q37. Which private bank appointed Sumant Kathpalia as its new managing director and chief executive in March 2020?


Q38. Who is the CMD of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)?


Q39. Which of the following was ranked as world’s happiest country by the UN in 


March 2020?


Q40. What was the theme of the International Day of Forests that was celebrated on March 21, 2020?


Q41. Who has won the Abel Prize in mathematics given by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters?


Q42. _____ are entities that facilitate e-commerce sites and merchants to accept various payment instruments from the customers. 


Q43.  _____ are entities that provide technology infrastructure to route and facilitate processing of an online payment transaction without any involvement in handling of funds.


Q44. DPP is: 


Q45. Who is the Chairman & Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)?


Q46. Who is the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?


Q47. Pradip Kumar Banerjee was a member of Indian football team that won the gold medal in the ___ Asian Games.


Q48. Which private bank launched prepaid card Enkasu?


Q49. The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on March 19, 2020 announced the launch of ___ Express train for entrepreneurs on June 5.


Q50. Moody’s Investors Service on March 17, 2020 lowered India’s GDP growth forecast for 2020 calendar year to: 


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