Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 20 to 26 January 2020

weekly current affairs quiz

For a strong grip on any topic, practice is essential and current affairs are not exceptional. Whether you are preparing for any competitive exam or a student you must know what is going on in the country and the world. So here we have compiled a weekly current affairs quiz for you. The questions asked here are based on the occasion and incidents that took place between 20 January to 26 January 2020.

Read the questions asked here in the weekly GK quiz carefully and then try to recall their answers. As all the questions are asked from the current affairs so must have read about them in the newspaper or at some other place. If in case you cannot recall the answer then take the help from the Answer Section.

So, have a look at the current affairs quiz as given here;

National Current Affairs 

Q.1         ISRO developed a human-robot for its mission ‘Gaganyan’. What is its name?

Q.2         What is Bharat Parv and why it is celebrated?

Q.3         When the National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year?

Q.4         In which state the Indian Railway will replace the Urdu with Sanskrit on the signboard ay platform?

Q.5         India was ranked at which position in the recently released EIU’s Global Democracy Index-2019?

International Current Affairs 

Q.6         According to the survey held by World Economic Forum which is the two most trusted countries?

 Q.7        India and World Bank signed an agreement of 210 million USD for the transformation of which sector?

Q.8         Which Country will replicate the Indian Government’s Ujjawala Yojna?

Sports Current Affairs

Q.9         Which state topped the medallist of the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games?

Q.10       World conditionally lifts suspension from which country?

Awards And Honours

Q.11       Which Indian actress was honored with the Crystal Award 2020?

Q.12       How many children were awarded Bal Shakti Puraskar?

Q.13       Name the winners of Padma Bhushan Awards 2020?

Q.14       Name the winners of Padma Shri Awards 2020?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Have a look at the answers to all the asked questions in the weekly current affairs section. Approach this part of post only to check if your answer is right or not or to get the answer if you don’t know about it;

Ans.1     Vyommitra is the first human-robot developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRP). This half-humanoid will be sent to space in its first unmanned mission under the Gaganyaan program. The human-robot can simulate most of the human body functions.

Ans.2     Bharat Parv is a National Festival that starts on 26 January and continues till 1 February. This festival is being celebrated since 2016 by the tourism ministry. The main aim to celebrate this festival is to showcase the diversity of India. 

Ans.3     24 January           

Ans.4     Uttarakhand

Ans.5     India has slipped to 51st rank in Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Democracy Index-2019. China was ranked 153 while Pakistan secured a 108th position in the index.

Ans.6     According to the survey, India and Bangladesh are the most trusting countries in climate science. The citizens of both countries are sensible and keep themselves updated about climate change.

Ans.7     Government of Maharashtra from India and the World Bank signed an agreement of 210 million USD for the transformation of agriculture in the state.

Ans.8     The Government of Ghana and the Government Of India have signed an MoU on Ujjawala Yojna. The Government of Ghana will replicate this scheme of the Indian Government.

Ans.9     Maharashtra leads the youth games with 28 Gold Medals.    

Ans.10 The World Archery conditionally lifted the suspension on India on January 23, 2020. In a statement released by World Archery, this announcement was made.

Ans.11   Deepika Padukone was honored with the Crystal Award 2020 at the 26th annual Crystal Award ceremony during the World Economic Forum’s opening session on January 20, 2020.

Ans.12  The Bal Shakti Puraskar award 2020 was given to 49 children between the age group of 5-18 years at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The prestigious award was given to the children under various categories.

Ans.13 M. Mumtaz Ali, Muazzam Ali (posthumously), Muzaffar Hussain Baig, Ajay Chakraborty, Manoj Das, Balakrishna Doshi, Krishnammal Jagannathan, Former Nagaland Chief Minister SC Jamir, former Union Minister Manohar Parrikar (Posthumous), Prof. Jagdish Seth, Olympian badminton player PV Sindhu and industrialist Venu Srinivasan, Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi, Dr. Tsering Landol, eminent industrialist Anand Mahindra, Neelakanta Ramakrishna Madhava Menon (Posthumous).

Ans.14  Guru Shashadhar Acharya,Khan Zaheerkhan Bakhtiyarkhan, Padmavathy Bandopadhyay, Dr. Sushovan Banerjee, Dr. Digambar Behera, Dr. Damayanti Beshra, Pawar Popatrao Bhaguji, Himmata Ram Bhambhu, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Gafurbhai M. Bilakhia, Bob Blackman,Indira P. P. Bora, Madan Singh Chauhan Dr. Yogi Aeron,Jai Prakash Agarwal, Jagdish Lal Ahuja Social Work Punjab, Kazi Masum Akhtar, Gloria Arieira among others.

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