23rd March, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 23rd March, 2020
1. Which day is marked as Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day?
[A] 21 March
[B] 22 March
[C] 23 March
[D] 24 March
[E] 25 March
2. In March 2020, a team of scientists from which of the following has unravelled a key cellular mechanism in Huntington Disease?
[A] Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
[B] CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory
[C] Department of Biotechnology
[D] National Centre for Cell Science
[E] Agharkar Research Institute
3. The CM of which state has announced to provide one-month free food grains to poor people along with Rs 1,000 as compensation to daily wage workers who have been affected due to the outbreak?
[A] Haryana
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan
[E] Gujarat
4. Which of the following was confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)?
[B] UK
[C] Japan
[D] Russia
[E] Germany
5. What is the theme of World Water Day 2020?
[A] Leaving no one behind
[B] Nature for Water
[C] Water and Climate Change
[D] Wastewater
[E] Water and Jobs
6. In March 2020, which state has abolished reservation in promotion in the state government jobs?
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] West Bengal
[D] Uttar Pradesh
[E] Gujarat
7. Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) has established a $________ million fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak.
[A] 50
[B] 75
[C] 100
[D] 125
[E] 150
8. In MP, which of the following cities has opted to deploy drones to sprinkle chemicals in a bid to sanitise it against the coronavirus outbreak?
[A] Indore
[B] Bhopal
[C] Jabalpur
[D] Ujjain
[E] Gwalior
9. RBI has decided to infuse additional liquidity with a second tranche of bond purchase worth how many crores amid the Covid-19 pandemic?
[A] 20,000
[B] 25,000
[C] 30,000
[D] 35,000
[E] 40,000
10. Which of the following banks has opened an emergency credit line to meet any liquidity mismatch for its borrowers?
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] Canara Bank
[C] Union Bank of India
[D] State Bank of India
[E] Andhra Bank