Current Affairs January 2020 Part – 12 for All Upcoming govt EXAM

All about  January 2020 Part – 12 Current Affairs !

1. How much percent of growth rate in fiscal 2019-2020 for India has been estimated by The World Bank ?

  1. 5 %
  2. 6 %
  3. 7 %
  4. 8 %

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation – About 5 %  of growth rate in fiscal 2019-2020 for India has been estimated by The World Bank.According to The World Bank’s update is in line with the Reserve Bank of India –RBI for October policy estimate in which it had slashed the  economy of India as expected growth to 5 percent for the fiscal year 2019- 2020. The report has estimated about the weakness in credit from non banking financial companies – NBFCs  will hold on during the fiscal time, but however the rate might recover to 5.8 percent in the next fiscal.

2. Where has Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation – GAIC launched imported water soluble fertilizers ?

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Surat
  3. Wapi
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation – Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation – GAIC has launched imported water soluble fertilizers in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. The launchof imported water soluble fertilizers mainly aims to encourage the use of high grade agriculture inputs in the state of Gujarat. Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation – GAIC promotes agriculture based industries in the state of  Gujarat. They has also imported 300 ton of water soluble fertilizers from China. Also, in this move, the role of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation -GAIC will also import, pack and sell the imported water soluble fertilizers to the farmers through its network of dealers all across the state of Gujarat.

3. Which bank has launched the Aadhaar based Video Customer Identification Process ->V-CIP on 9th January 2020 ?

  1. State Bank of India
  2. Bank of India
  3. Reserve Bank of India
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :- The bank has launched the Aadhaar based Video Customer Identification Process ->V-CIP on 9th January 2020 is Reserve Bank of India. The main aim to launch the Aadhaar based Video Customer Identification is to allow banks and other lenders to remotely complete Know Your Customer – KYC of customers on videos. Reserve Bank of India has allowed consent based and  video based Know Your Customer- KYC as an option to establish a customer’s identity.

4. Where has Wings India 2020  been scheduled ?

  1. Siddipet
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Kothagudem
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-Wings India 2020 has  been scheduled at Hyderabad. It will be conducted  at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad from 12th March 2020 to 15 March 2020. The event of Wings India 2020 is expected to boost aviation industry. The event of Wings India 2020 is going to be organized by Ministry of Civil Aviation – MOCA and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry – FICCI and also to provide a congenial forum to the rapidly changing dynamics of the aviation sector.

5. What is India’s rank in geopolitical risk of year 2020 as given by Eurasia Group ?

  1. 3rd rank
  2. 4th rank
  3. 5th rank
  4. 6th rank

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-India has ranked 5th in geopolitical risk of year 2020 as given by Eurasia Group. Eurasia Group has also reported that India tops the world’s  geopolitical risks for the year 2020. The political risk consultancy of India as under our Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been listed as the 5th biggest geopolitical risk of the year 2020. one of the United States’ most influential risk assessment companies is Eurasia Group.

6. Which State government has launched the Amma Vodi scheme ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Telangana
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Sikkim

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :- The State government of Andhra Pradesh has launched the Amma Vodi scheme. the Amma Vodi scheme has been launched by the Andhra Pradesh chief minister – YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on 9th January in the year 2020. The word“Amma Vodi” in the Amma Vodi scheme can be translated as ‘mother’s lap’ in Telugu. The Amma Vodi scheme is going to be implemented on 26th January 2020. The main aim of Amma Vodi scheme is to support the families with low income in educating their children. Under the scheme of Amma Vodi in the state of Andhra Pradesh, mothers and guardians of school going children from lower income families will thus receive financial assistance of Rs.15,000 per year.

7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to re dedicate four iconic colonial buildings of which place ?

  1. Punjab
  2. Kolkata
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Sikkim

Correct Answer :- Option B

Explanation :-Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to re dedicate four iconic colonial buildings of Kolkata to Kolkata people. The 4 iconic buildings are – Belvedere House, Currency Building, Metcalfe Hall, and Victoria Memorial Hall have now been completely resorted in Kolkata . The structures of the 4 iconic buildings in Kolkata are now expected to be turned into vibrant cultural spaces .Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be re dedicating the building during his visit to Kolkata on 11th January 2020 -12th January 2020.

8. Where is the 23rd  National Youth Festival -NYF 2020  been scheduled ?

  1. Lucknow
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-the 23rd  National Youth Festival -NYF 2020 has been scheduled at Lucknow.the 23rd  National Youth Festival -NYF 2020  is going to be held from 12th January 2020 -16th January at Indira Pratishthan, Lucknow.The 23rd  National Youth festival will be jointly inaugurated by the Chief Minister of  Uttar Pradesh – Yogi Adityanath and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports-  Shri Kiren Rijiju. The 23rd  National Youth- NYF 2020 is been  organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh.The theme of the 23rd National Youth Festival 2020 is-  “ FIT YOUTH FIT INDIA”. The theme is in line with our Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for a New India which needs to be a fit India and “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat ”. The main aim of National Youth Festival 2020  is to promote the knowledge and ideas of the Youth.

9. According to Air Authority of India report how many Indian airports has received international recognition ?

  1. 3 Airports
  2. 4 Airports
  3. 5 Airports
  4. 6 Airports

Correct Answer :– Option B

Explanation :-According to Air Authority of India report four Indian airports has received international recognition. The four Indian airports has received international recognition for reducing carbon emission.The Indian airports had adopted the grading system in the year 2018 as per ACI. The Indian airports have transited from level 1 to level 2.  Indian airports have successfully implemented a carbon emission plan by grading their systems according to the Airports Council International in the year 2018. The four Indian airports who has received international recognition for reducing carbon emission are Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport -Kolkata, Biju Patnaik International Airport-Bhubaneswar, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport- Varanasi ,Trivandrum International Airport.

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