Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 8-14 March 2020

1) Chandrayaan-III mission is to be launched in first half of which year?

Ans:- 2021

2) What is the total fund allocation for the recently approved 10 projects for the food processing sector?

Ans:- Rs.301.54 crore

3) Which Union Territory's administration has launched Student Health Card scheme for school children?

Ans:- J&K

4) Which country has become the first nation to reach in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 Final?

Ans:- India

5) Which edition of National Exhibition of Art is being organized by Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi?

Ans:- 61st

6) Who has developed Full body protector for safety of female troops on riot control dutis?

Ans:- Shweta Rawat

7) Which topped the QS World Ranking for engineering colleges among Indian colleges?

Ans:- IIT Bombay

8) Google is to open its second cloud region in which city?

Ans:- New Delhi

9) Workshop on "Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Industries" was held in which city?

Ans:- New Delhi

10) Who has developed Septiflo technology for fast and affordable diagnosis and treatment of bacterial septicaemia?

Ans:- Shalini Gupta

11) Which  has been named the new summer capital of Uttarakhand?


12)  NABARD infused ____________ in the rural banking system during current fiscal?

Ans:- Rs 1.46 lakh crore

13) Janaushadhi week is celebrated in India from which date?

Ans:- 1-7 March

14) Which has set up a task force to tackle the coronavirus outbreak?

Ans:- New Delhi

15) Which city is to host 2023 IOC session?

Ans:- Mumbai

16) International Conference on Nano Science and Technology is being held in which city?

Ans:- Kolkata

17) Who has been named Sportsperson of the Year at the fourth Times of India Sports Awards 2019?

Ans:- PV Sindhu

18) Who has been appointed as administrator for Yes Bank?

Ans:- Prashant Kumar

19) The 4th Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards are to be conferred by which minister?

Ans:- Rajnath Singh

20) Researchers of which Institute have developed an AI-powered drone to counter 'rogue drones'?

Ans:- IIT Madras

21) Kobita Utsav recently began in which city?

Ans:- Kolkata

22) Which state has announced to install statues of religious figures and freedom fighters all over the state?

Ans:- Punjab

23) Which freedom fighter has been named by the TIME magazine among world's 100 powerful women who defined the last century?

Ans:- Amrit Kaur

24) The 5th National Conference on Economics of Competition Law was recently held in which city?

Ans:- New Delhi

25) How many space tourists will be launched by SpaceX to International Space Station in 2021?

Ans:- New Delhi

26) Which is one of the authorized land immigration check posts on the Bangladesh border?

Ans:- Ghojadanga

27) Namaste Orchha festival recently started in which state?

Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

28) Which ministry has approved the automated facial recognition system (AFRS) for the identification of unrecognized bodies, missing children, and criminals?

Ans:- Ministry of Home Affairs

29) Which is conducting 'Each for Equal' campaign to promote gender equality?

Ans:- Railways

30) Who recently sworn in as a new Information Commissioner of CIC?

Ans:- Amita Pandove

31) India has joined Indian Ocean Commission as the ______ Observer?

Ans:- 5th

32) Economic Times Global Business Summit is being organised in which city?

Ans:- New Delhi

33) 'Adventures of a Daredevil Democrat' is a comic book released on the life of which person?

Ans:- Biju Patnaik

34) Which has unveiled the renovated Animal Memorial at Agram Grounds in ASC Centre and College in Bengaluru?

Ans:- Indian Army

35) Who is the chairman of recently reconstituted "National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction"?

Ans:- Amit Shah

36) Fourth International Diabetes Summit 2020 recently began in which city?

Ans:- Pune

37) K. Anbazhagan, who recently died at 97, was a veteran leader of which political party?

Ans:- DMK

38) Which ministry has recently developed National Ayurveda Morbidity Codes?

Ans:- Ministry of AYUSH

39) First ever Khelo India Winter Games recently began in which city?

Ans:- Kashmir


40) Which state has launched digital literacy programme titled 'I am also digital'?

Ans:- Kerala

41) Which ministry organized the 'Conference on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs 2020'?

Ans:- Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

42) Which is to work together with India on Integrated Local Energy Systems?

Ans:- European Union

43) SBI to pick up a 49% stake in Yes Bank for____________?

Ans:- Rs 2,450 crore

44) Who won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the women's category?

Ans:- Rani Rampal

45) 'SahyadriMegha' is a newly develop variety of which cereal?

Ans:- Paddy

46) Rana Kapoor, who has recently been arrested on money laundering charges was the founder of which bank?

Ans:- Yes Bank

47) Which institute has recently launched the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship program?

Ans:- IIM Bangalore

48) A dedicated monitoring cell under Mission Bhagiratha was recently inaugurated in which state?

Ans:- Telangana

49) Jammu and Kashmir has set up the Delimitation Commission for the process of delimitation of Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies under the chairmanship of?

Ans:- Ranjana Prakash Desai

50) The government is to set up at least ______ PMBJP Kendra in every block of the country?

Ans:- 1

51) Hans Raj Bhardwaj, who recently died at 83 was a former leader of which political party?

Ans:- Congress

52) Who conferred 2019 Nari Shakti Puraskar?

Ans:- Ram Nath Kovind

53) Which state is to give scooters to woman members of the Block Development Council, District Council and village sarpanchs?

Ans:- Haryana

54) Who won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the men's category?

Ans:- Manpreet Singh

55) Who is not one of the recipients of the 'Young Changemakers' Awardat the2020 Business Line Changemaker Awards?

Ans:- Anupriya Balikai

56) How many ICC Women's T20 World Cups has Australia won till now?

Ans:- 5

57) The government's Poshan Abhiyaan recently celebrated its ______ anniversary?

Ans:- 2nd

58) HAL has announced to set up its base in how many countries?

Ans:- 4

59) Which country for the first time has used Anti-HIV drugs against COVID-19?

Ans:- India

60) Which state has recently scrapped "Shaadi Bhagya Scheme"?

Ans:- Karnataka

61) Which mobile app has been launched by Punjab to spread awareness on coronavirus precautions?

Ans:- Cova Punjab

62) Which state has topped the list in the installations of solar rooftop plants?

Ans:- Gujarat

63) Which team won its second I-League title?

Ans:- Mohun Bagan

64) Exercise SAREX 2020 has recently concluded in which state?

Ans:- Goa

65) Who is the only Indian player to feature in the Women's ICC T20 World Cup team of the tournament?

Ans:- Poonam Yadav

66) Who chaired the 43rd Annual Day of NIHFW?

Ans:- Harsh Vardhan


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