22nd March, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd March, 2020
1. By mid March 2020, the total installed rooftop solar energy capacity in India now stands at how many megawatt (MW)?
[A] 1690
[B] 1734
[C] 1922
[D] 2011
[E] 2167
2. Which of the following has announced plans to acquire up to 19% of additional equity shares in Hinduja Leyland Finance Ltd (HLFL) for a consideration of up to Rs 1,200 crore?
[A] Tata Motors
[B] Ashok Leyland Ltd
[C] Eicher Motors
[D] Mahindra & Mahindra
[E] Force Motors
3. RBI has assigned a target of minimum ________ ATMs to be deployed by Vakrangee for every calendar year starting 2020 for an initial period of 3 years.
[A] 500
[B] 750
[C] 1,000
[D] 1,200
[E] 1,500
4. The CM of which state announced in the Assembly that 64,583 sanitary personnel employed by urban and rural civic bodies in the State will from now on be called 'cleanliness workers' to honour their work?
[A] Kerala
[B] Telangana
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] Maharashtra
5. When is the World Puppetry Day observed?
[A] 20 March
[B] 21 March
[C] 22 March
[D] 23 March
[E] 24 March
6. When is the World Poetry Day observed?
[A] 19 March
[B] 20 March
[C] 21 March
[D] 22 March
[E] 23 March
7. Kenny Rogers passed away in March 2020. He was related to which of the following fields?
[A] Music
[B] Cricket
[C] Politics
[D] Economics
[E] Chess
8. As per a new research, the fossil of which fish represents a pivotal stage of the transition of fish to land vertebrates?
[A] Ventastega
[B] Mandageria
[C] Jarvikina
[D] Elpistostege watsoni
[E] None of the above
9. As per a new report in March 2020, the oldest fossil of a modern bird, nicknamed the ________, dating from the age of dinosaurs, has been discovered.
[A] Thomas
[B] Wonderchicken
[C] Titan
[D] Abra Cadabra
[E] Stan
10. In March 2020, how many near-Earth objects that are expected to approach the planet have been detected by NASA’s automated asteroid tracking system?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6