20th September, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th September, 2019
1. Recently, an amphibian is identified which is possibly the world's biggest. It has been named as ________.
[A] Felis catus
[B] Andrias sligoi
[C] Elapidae naja
[D] Allium sativum
[E] Solanum tubersum
2. Recently, Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos committed the company to being carbon neutral by ________.
[A] 2025
[B] 2030
[C] 2035
[D] 2040
[E] 2045

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Ministry of HRD announced a new PPP Scheme, National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) for using technology for better learning outcomes in Higher Education.

2.The objective is to use Artificial Intelligence to make learning more personalised and customised as per the requirements of the learner. 

3.MHRD proposed to launch and operationalise NEAT in March 2020.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E]  All of the above
4. Recently, East Coast Railway signed an MoU with Government of Odisha for development of Bhubaneswar station as Multi-Model Transport Hub. The hub is expected to be completed in ________ years .
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
5. Recently, the Ministry of Law and Justice appointed ________ new judges to the Supreme Court, taking the total number of Supreme Court judges to the sanctioned strength of 34.
[A] 2
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 7
[E] 9
6. Who among the following won the Best Playback Singer award at the IIFA 2019?
[A] Arijit Singh
[B] Harshdeep Kaur
[C] Vibha Saraf
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All are correct
7. Who won the Best Actor (Female) award at the IIFA (The International Indian Film Academy Awards) 2019?
[A] Katrina Kaif
[B] Sonam Kapoor
[C] Alia Bhatt
[D] Priyanka Chopra
[E] Deepika Padukone
8. Recently, the National Geoscience Awards for the year 2018 for outstanding contributions in the field of geosciences, mining and allied areas were presented to ________ scientists from across the country.
[A] 10
[B] 14
[C] 18
[D] 22
[E] 26
9. Recently, the Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs ________ announced that a cricket and sports academy will be set up in Ladakh.
[A] Anurag Thakur
[B] Babul Supriyo
[C] Shashank Manohar
[D] Jai Ram Thakur
[E] Virbhadra Singh
10. Recently, Government has approved ________% interest rate on deposits in Employees Provident Fund for 2018-19.
[A] 7.75
[B] 8.00
[C] 8.45
[D] 8.65
[E] 8.95