GK Questions February 28, 2020: National And International Affairs

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1. Recently, Katherine Johnson passed away. She was a famous ______.

  • IMF Chief Economic Advisor
  • Nasa Mathematician
  • Governor of USA’s central bank governor
  • Head of European Court of Justice

2. In February 2020, how much amount did Asian Development Bank raised from a new issue of offshore Indian rupee-linked 10-year bonds?

  • USD 363 million
  • USD 448 million
  • USD 118 million
  • USD 74 million

3. On 26th March 2020, the biennial elections will be held for ______ seats of Rajya Sabha.

  • 33
  • 55
  • 66
  • 77

4. Which country organised a training course on “Vessel Search Techniques” for the Indian Coast Guard and customs personnel at Chennai?

  • Australia
  • Oman 
  • Qatar
  • Japan

5. Which Indian PSU is set to acquire the government’s entire stake in THDC India and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd. (NEEPCO)?

  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
  • NTPC Limited
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  • NHPC Limited

6. ‘5G Hackathon’ was recently launched by which Union Ministry/organisation?

  • Ministry of Human Resource and Development
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Ministry of Communication
  • NITI Aayog

7. Which is the only Indian Company to feature in the Fortune’s ‘Top 20 Big Companies to Work For’ list in 2020?

  • Zomato
  • Infosys
  • Zoho
  • Tata Consultancy Services

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8. The first anniversary of the launch of which welfare scheme was observed on February 24?

  • Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM)
  • Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-Dhan Yojana
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY)

9. The ‘Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors of G20 nations’ meeting was recently organised in which city?

  • Abu Dubai
  • Tokyo
  • Osaka
  • Riyadh

10. Which cricketer is to be conferred with honorary citizenship by the Pakistan government?

  • Chris Gayle
  • Darren Sammy
  • Viv Richards
  • Brian Lara

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Answers:

1.Answer- Nasa mathematician

Katherine Johnson, a ground-breaking black NASA mathematician whose life was portrayed in the movie Hidden Figures, passed away. Her calculations helped put the first man on the Moon in 1969. 

2.Answer- USD 118 million 

3.Answer- 55

4.Answer- Australia

Australian Board of Force organised this training. The event was organised to provide a training course on “Vessel Search Technique” guard.

5.Answer- NTPC Limited

Recently, CCI i.e. Competition committee of India committed NTPC to acquire the government’s entire stakes in THCD and NEEPCO. 

6.Answer- Ministry of Communication

The idea behind this initiative is to provide a platform to the people where they can present ideas about 5G.

7.Answer- Tata Consultancy Services

Recently, Great Place to Work conducted a survey. As per the survey, TCS is the only Indian Company to feature in the Fortune’s ‘Top 20 Big Companies to Work For’ list in 2020.

8.Answer- Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

The scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) was launched on February 24, 2019, in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Recently, it was in the news because the scheme has completed 1 year.

9.Answer- Riyadh

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia.

10.Answer- Darren Sammy

Recently, the PCB i.e. Pakistan Cricket Board said that the government would confer with honorary citizenship on former West Indies cricket team captain Darren Sammy.

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