Current Affairs: March 27, 2020

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Q1. Which drug is recommended by the National Task Force constituted by Indian Council of Medical Research for high-risk cases infected by coronavirus?

[A] Hydroxy-chloroquine
[B] Chloroquine
[C] Sulfasalazine
[D] Azathioprinethe

Ans. [A] Hydroxy-chloroquine

Q2. Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis are the recipients of which prestigious award?

[A] Booker Prize
[B] Abel Prize
[C] Pulitzer Prize
[D] Golden Globe

Ans. [B] Abel Prize

Q4. Which Indian Filmmaker won the IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 at the 8th India International Film Tourism Conclave’?

[A] Aditya Dhar
[B] Zoya Akhter
(C) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
[D] Ayan Mukerji

Ans. [B] Zoya Akhter

Q5. For the Public Distribution System (PDS) scheme, the states and UTs of India receive foodgrains from which organisation?

[A] Food Corporation of India (FCI)
[B] Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
[C] Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
[D] National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

Ans. [A] Food Corporation of India (FCI)

Q6. Sumant Kathpalia has been appointed as the MD & CEO of which Indian private sector bank?

[A] Yes Bank
[B] IndusInd Bank
[C] Axis Bank
[D] Karnataka Bank

Ans. [B] IndusInd Bank

Q7. What is the rank of India in the Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom 2020?

[A] 87
[B] 95
[C] 103
[D] 120

Ans. [D] 120

Q8. Which Indian author won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award of PEN America?

[A] Ruchika Tomar
[B] Madhuri Vijay
[C] Arundhati Roy
[D] Jhumpa Lahiri

Ans. [A] Ruchika Tomar

Q9. What is the name of the National Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency of India, which was seen sometimes in news?

[A] Invest India
[B] Promote Investment
[C] India Investment
[D] Welcome Investment

Ans. [A] Invest India

Q10. The Union Cabinet has approved the signing and ratification of an extradition treaty between India and which country?

[A] Belgium
[B] Brazil
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] South Africa

Ans. [A] Belgium

Q11. Which Indian bank has launched a pre-paid card called ‘Enkasu’, which can be used both online and offline?

[A] City Union Bank
[B] Karur Vysya Bank
[C] Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank
[D] Tamil Nadu Grama Bank

Ans. [B] Karur Vysya Bank

Q12. The first COVID-19 dedicated hospital of India is set up in which city?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Pune
[C] Indore
[D] Cochin

Ans. [A] Mumbai

Q13. A 650 TFLOPS-Supercomputing facility is set to be installed in which institution?

[A] IIT Mumbai
[B] IIT Delhi
[C] IIT Guwahati
[D] IIT Chennai

Ans. [C] IIT Guwahati

Q14. Which state government introduced a bill to enable public participation in various levels of municipal governance?

[A] Kerala
[B] Telangana
[C] Karnataka
[D] Odisha

Ans. [C] Karnataka

Q15. A 2148 crore project of Electric vehicle park and 7500 crore project of Data centre park is the recent initiatives of which state/UT?

[A] Karnataka
[B] West Bengal
[C] Tamil Nadu
(D) New Delhi

Ans. [C] Tamil Nadu

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