Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 16 to 22 March 2020

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weekly current affairs quiz

Current affairs can help you score good marks in any competitive exam. To help your prepared current affairs GK, we have prepared this weekly current affairs quiz for you.

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Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: Which Health and Wellness Center has been approved by the Union Cabinet under Ayushman Bharat Mission?

Question 2: Domestic manufacturing of ________________ has been approved by Union Cabinet.

Question 3: Which day was observed on March 22 worldwide and what was the theme for the day?

Question 4: What is the name of Indian Mountaineer who has entered the ‘Limca Book of Records’ after climbing the highest volcanoes in the world?

Question 5: Which scheme has been approved by the Union Cabinet for large scale manufacturing of Electronics ?

Question 6: On 20 March 2020, the United States successfully tested _______ missiles.

Question 7: International Day of _____________ is celebrated on March 21.

Question 8: Which international day is observed by United Nations on March 20?

Question 9: What is the rank of Indian in World Happiness Report launched by the United Nations?

Question 10: On which date Nirbhaya case convicts hanged to death in Tihar Jail?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: The Union Cabinet approved Ayush Health & Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat Mission on March 21, 2020. For this centre, an
expenditure of Rs 3395 crores has been approved by the Cabinet.

Answer 2: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Medical Device Park Scheme on March 21, 2020. The scheme aims to boost the domestic manufacturing of medical devices. Government of Indian has approved Rs. 13, 760 crores for the scheme.

Answer 3: World Water Day is being celebrated on March 22 every year since 1993. The day is observed to spread the importance of fresh water. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Water and Climate Change”.

Answer 4: Indian Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has entered ‘Limca Book of Records’ becoming the first Indian to climb the highest volcanoes in the world of all the 7 continents. He already have his name on Guinness Book of World Records.

Answer 5: Union Cabinet under Modi ji approved the Production Incentive Scheme for large scale manufacturing of Electronics. The scheme aims to increase investments in mobile manufacturing. This scheme also aims to create 2 lakh jobs.

Answer 6: Challenging the missile testing capabilities of Russia, on 20 March 2020, the United States successfully tested nuclear capable hypersonic missiles.

Answer 7: The United Nations celebrates International Day of Forest on March 21 since 2012. The day aims to increase awareness and importance of forests. The day also promotes importance of saving trees. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Forests and Biodiversity”.

Answer 8: On March 20 every year, International Day of Happiness is observed by United Nations. This year it was celebrated under the theme “Happiness for All, Together”.

Answer 9:  India ranked 144 in the World Happiness Report, released on 20 March 2020, by the United Nations. Finland topped the list, followed by Denmark and Switzerland on number two and three respectively.

Answer 10: The Nirbhaya case convicts hanged to death in Tihar Jail on March 20, 2020.

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