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National and International Current Affairs Questions for Competitive Exams


Questions on COVID-19 | Latest Current Affairs 2020 for Bank Exams

How much amount of emergency fund has pledged towards a Covid-19 by the Government of India?
$10 million

Punjab government launched which mobile app to spread awareness on corona virus precautions?
COVA Punjab

Which international organization released 15 million dollars from its Central Emergency Response Fund to battle outbreak of COVID-19?
United Nations

Name the country which was donated 20 million pounds for developing vaccine to combat the deadly coronavirus?
United Kingdom

According to WHO (World Health Organization), what is the official name of the virus outbreak from china?
COVID-19

Expand COVID-19.
Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The diamond Princess Cruise ship, which witnessed the largest corona virus outbreak, is quarantined in which country?
Japan

Which country has recently developed a recovery plasma to treat COVID-19 infected patients?
China

Places in News 2020

National Cyber Research, Innovation & Capacity Centre located in ____________.
Hyderabad.

Which city was hosted ‘National Water Conference 2020’?
Bhopal

Which state is hosting the first ever Khelo India University Games?
Odisha

‘Kambala’ is the traditional sport of which state of India?
Karnataka.

Which state has been launched scheme “Mukyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana” providing Rs.6000 annual assistance for needy families?
Haryana

Which state has recently banned all types of online lottery schemes in the state?
Punjab.

The India International Leather Fair (IILF) 2020 held in which city?
Chennai

Which city named as the cleanest city as per swachh survekshan league 2020?
Indore

As per recent report of Indian state of forest report 2019, which state has the highest forest cover?
Madhya Pradesh

Which country has released the world’s smallest gold coin with Albert Einstein features?
Switzerland

Which city is hosting 3rd global potato conclave of 2020?
Gandhinagar

India’s First War Memorial for Service Animals is setup in which city?
Meerut

Which state topped the list of India’s top 10 states of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)?
Maharashtra

Which is the first state to implement agricultural land leasing policy?
Uttarakhand

Which city launched worlds’s longest awareness human-chain of 18000 km? – Bihar

As per ‘Greenpeace India’s recent report’ the most polluted city in India: Jharia (located in Jharkhand).

International naval event ‘MILAN’ will be hosted in which city? – Visakhapatnam

Highest railway bridge in the world will be constructed in which state/union territory: Jammu & Kashmir

India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier ‘VIKRANT’ built in which city? -Cochin

According to ‘Hurun Global Rich List 2020’, Which country has the highest number of billionaires?
China

Which organization invested 1 billion dollars to digitise Small & Medium Businesses in India: Amazon

‘Pyaar ka Paudha’ is a campaign of which state for promoting planting of trees? Bihar

 Which state govt. launched a scheme called ‘Janasevaka’ to home deliver various govt. services to citizens?

Karnataka

India recently signed agreements with which country to establish a tourism  zone in its addu islands?
Maldives

Which country has become the first country to ban sun cream which is harmful to corals and sea life?
The Pacific nation of Palau

Which state emerges at the top in vegetable production in 2018-19?
West Bengal

Which country has become India’s top trading partner in 2019-20?
United States

Which state govt. celebrates the traditional harvest festival “Phool Dei”?
Uttarakhand

Gold reserves worth Rs.12 lakh crore (3000 tones) has been found in which state of India?
Sonbhadra District

Which state govt. launched 3 skill development and employment generation schemes targeting youth and what are those schemes?
Uttar Pradesh.

Kaushal Satrang, Yuva Hub and Apprenticeship scheme

Which state people celebrates the traditional festival named ‘Fagli’?
Himachal Pradesh

Which state govt. has launched a department for SHGs (Self Help Groups) named ‘Mission Shakti’?
Odisha

Which city is hosting “Jallianwala Bagh” exhibition on the occasion of 130th Foundation Day of National Archives of India (NAI)?
New Delhi

Which country is hosting 5th BIMSTEC Summit in 2020?
Sri Lanka

‘Losar’ festival is celebrated in which state?
Himachal Pradesh

Banking & Financial Current affairs

India stood at which position in the list of world’s largest economy in 2019?
5th position.

Which PSU bank has purchased YES bank shares worth of Rs.7250 crore under draft reconstruction scheme?
State Bank of India.
MD & CEO of YES Bank: Prashant Kumar

Who became the brand ambassador of IDFC First Bank?
Amitabh Bachchan.
MD and CEO of IDFC FIRST Bank: V Vaidya Nathan; Headquarters: Mumbai.

Which of the popular social edia platform has launched ‘Pragati’ to promote women entrepreneurship in India?
Facebook
CEO of Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg
Head Office: California, US

India’s payment app ‘PhonePe’ is partnered with which bank for UPI transactions after YES Bank?
ICICI Bank

CEO of Phonepe: Sameer Nigam.
Headquarters location: Bengaluru, Karnataka.
MD & CEO of ICICI Bank: Mr. Sandeep Bakshi

Name the mission launched by central government to ensure the nutrition of children, women, and pregnant mothers in impoverished areas?
Poshan Abhiyan

Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd has partnered with which digital wallet to launch QR-code-based metro ticketing system?
Paytm

Name the mobile app launched by the reserve bank of India to help visually challenged people to identify currency notes?
MANI: Mobile Aided Note Identifier

EPFO has lowered the interest rate on deposits from 8.65% to ______.
8.5%

Name the mobile app launched by SEBI to lodge public grievances
Sebi SCORES
Chairman of SEBI: Ajay Tyagi

Recently RBI allowed which private sector bank to open new branches without prior permission?
Bandhan Bank

Which of the two banks has closed their operations in Sri Lanka?
Axis Bank and ICICI Bank

According to World Bank report, what is the India’s growth rate for FY2020?
5%

Miscellaneous

Which product is recently banned in all airports and aircrafts, by the BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security)?
E-Cigarettes

‘Yuvika’ – A training program for school children was conducted by which organization?
ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization

India stood at which position in the list of ‘Women on Board 2020’?
12th rank.

Which IT company has launched a web portal to track the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the world?
Microsoft
CEO of Microsoft: Satya Nadella
Headquarters of Microsoft: Washington, United States.

Name the mobile application launched by agricultural minister on the occasion of 1st anniversary of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidi (PM-KISAN) scheme
PM-KISAN

Name the bilateral naval exercise conducted by India & Oman?
‘Naseem Al Bahr’




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