18th March, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th March, 2020
1. Which state has launched a mass handwashing campaign named ''break the chain'' in March 2020?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Kerala
[D] Goa
[E] Telangana
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2. In March 2020, Scientists from which institute have developed a starch-based ‘hemostat’ material?
[A] National Institute of Science Education and Research
[B] Institute of Nano Science and Technology
[C] Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
[D] Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
[E] Homi Bhabha National Institute
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3. When is the Ordnance Factories’ Day observed?
[A] 16 March
[B] 17 March
[C] 18 March
[D] 19 March
[E] 20 March
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4. Which of the following has brought on board Lokendra Sethi as its vice-president of HR, in March 2020?
[A] DXC Technology
[B] Cognizant
[C] Capgemini
[D] Wipro
[E] IBM
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5. In March 2020, which of the following has/have been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, as one of the world’s most ethical companies?
[A] ​Wipro
[B] Tata Steel
[C] GAIL
[D] Both  1 and 2
[E] All are correct
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6. In March 2020, the BJP-led Assam government has declared the state as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, (AFSPA) for how many months?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
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7. In March 2020, who has been appointed as Managing Director of Google Cloud in India?
[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] Salil Parekh
[C] Ramesh Iyer
[D] Karan Bajwa
[E] Sandip Patel
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8. As per a paper, published in ________, the novel coronavirus can survive on surfaces or in the air for several hours.
[A] American Journal of Medicine
[B] Nature Medicine
[C] New England Journal of Medicine
[D] Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
[E] Journal of Adolescent Health
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9. Rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) slashed its calendar year 2020 growth projection for India to how much per cent?
[A] 5.5
[B] 5.4
[C] 5.3
[D] 5.2
[E] 5.1
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10. Which of the following is giving $1,000 as bonus to each of its 45,000 employees to support them with liquid cash amid the COVID-19 pandemic?
[A] Twitter
[B] Facebook
[C] Telegram
[D] Snapchat
[E] LinkedIn
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