16th March, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th March, 2020
1. Who won the ITTF Challenger Plus Oman Open in March 2020?
[A] Achanta Sharath Kamal
[B] Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
[C] Harmeet Desai
[D] Sanil Shetty
[E] Anthony Amalraj
2. In Badminton, who clinched her third women's singles title of the All England Championships at Birmingham in United Kingdom in March 2020?
[A] Carolina Marin
[B] Tai Tzu Ying
[C] Nozomi Okuhara
[D] Sung Ji-hyun
[E] Wang Yihan
3. Which country has announced a National State of Disaster over the coronavirus crisis as the number of infected people in the country has risen to 61 by mid March 2020?
[A] Egypt
[B] Niger
[C] Sudan
[D] South Africa
[E] Zimbabwe
4. In March 2020, which of the following has slashed the key interest rate to virtually zero in response to the growing economic impact of the New Coronavirus?
[A] US Federal Reserve
[B] European Central Bank
[D] Bank of Japan
[E] Bank of England
5. The Goods and Services Tax Council has decided to increase GST rates on mobile phones to how much per cent with effect from 1 April 2020?
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 18
[D] 20
[E] 28
6. In March 2020, which of the following ministries has set up a special cell to coordinate the issues related to the coronavirus that has claimed more than 5,000 lives worldwide?
[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[B] Ministry of External Affairs
[C] Ministry of AYUSH
[D] Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
[E] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
7. With which of the following has India's leading digital payments platform PhonePe integrated on its Switch platform, in March 2020?
[A] Zomato
[B] Uber Eats
[C] Foodpanda
[D] Swiggy
[E] Pizza Hut
8. Who has been appointed as the officiating chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in March 2020?
[A] ​Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar
[B] ​Justice K. G. Balakrishnan
[C] ​Justice T. S. Thakur
[D] Justice Bansi Lal Bhat
[E] ​Justice P. Sathasivam
9. Where was the 39th GST Council meeting held in March 2020?
[A] Pune
[B] Delhi
[C] Mumbai
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Kolkata
10. In March 2020, who among the following launched the new website of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy?
[A] Hardeep Singh Puri
[B] RK Singh
[C] Rao Inderjit Singh
[D] Pralhad Joshi
[E] N. K. Singh