Current Affairs 3rd March 2020 for Railway, SSC, Banking and all others govt Exams

All about 3rd March 2020 Current Affairs !

1. When is National Protein Day observed ?

  1. 25th February 2020
  2. 26th February 2020
  3. 27th February 2020
  4. 28th February 2020

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-National Protein Day is observed on 27th February every year. The National Protein day marks the annual commemorative day to rally Indians towards the mission of protein sufficiency and awareness. The theme of India Protein Day 2020 as observed on 27th February was “Protein Mein Kya Hai” . The basic aim of National Protein Day theme is to spread more knowledge about protein. The main objective of the National Protein Day is to bring about a behavioral change by supporting Indians to eat required protein in every meal. Right to Protein initiative is India’s 1st advocacy program that had called for the right to required protein as the base of nutrition for our country. This initiative basic aims is to improve the quality and consistency of different types of protein which are consumed in our country. National Protein Day also aims to lead to greater protein consumption by aquaculture, poultry, livestock, and pisciculture and including fish and shrimp farming.The India Protein day was basically launched on 27th February 2020 under the Right to Protein. It is a national level public health initiative as started by Government of India. The day was basically launched to raise awareness,draw public attention, and to educate India on the benefits of protein on health. The National Protein Day is observed in many countries globally.

2. When is National Science Day  celebrated ?

  1. 25th February 2020
  2. 26th February 2020
  3. 27th February 2020
  4. 28th February 2020

Correct Answer :- Option D

Explanation :-National Science Day is celebrated on 28th February 2020 in India.The National Science day- NSD is celebrated every year in order to commemorate the discovery of the  “Raman Effect ” by the Indian physicist CV Raman Sir.The main objective of the National Science day is to raise awareness to people. The awareness is about the importance of science in our daily life. The National Science day basically aims to encourage people by popularizing Science and Tech.The theme of  National Science Day 2020 was  – “Women in Science”.On 28th February 1928, CV Raman and Indian physicist KS Krishnan had led an experiment on the scattering of light.In the year 1930, CV Raman was thus awarded with the prestigious Nobel Prize award in the subject of Physics. CV Raman then discovered the Raman effect. Raman Effect basically explains the effect on the scattering of light as it passes through different materials. Raman Research Institute in Bangalore was established by Raman. CV Raman passed away on 21st November 1970.5 Indian women scientists are going to be awarded under SERB Women excellence awards and also under National Award for Young Woman Showing Excellence.CV Raman Sir was born on 7th November 1888, at Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu.

3. Losar festival is celebrated in which state of India ?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Losar festival is celebrated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Losar festival was celebrated by the Tibetans from 24th February 2020 – 26th February 2020. The Losar festival was celebrated in the Dharamshala, Lahaul Valley of state Himachal Pradesh. The Losarfestival basically aims to preserve its unique identity and rich traditions. The Losar festival includes folk dancing,sacred and secular prayers, rituals and several ceremonies. Losar festival is a Tibetan Buddhism. Losar festival was originated in Tibet during its pre Buddhist period. Losar festival was known as the Agrarian Festival. The Losar festival was basically organized to celebrate the blossoming of the apricot trees.The main feature of the Losar festival is the “Chham Dance.”  People celebrates Losar festival by preparing the famous dishes like the ‘Kapse ‘- cake and drinks like the ‘Chang’ – alcoholic beverage.During the Losar festival, the lighting of butter lamps by the lamas each with  lamp that signifies Buddha’s enlightenment.

4. Which state is to undertake the genetic study to conserve the native species ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-State of Maharashtra is going to undertake the genetic study to conserve the native species of Cattle. A meeting was held regarding the initiation and approval of the project on initiating was conducted in Aurangabad region recently.The main aim of this move is to conserve the native species of state which is cattle and also domesticated animals in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.The genetic study is crucial as the num of breeds like Red Kandhari and Deoni bullswhich were useful for farming purposes has declined.

5. Which country is to hold election to elect Prime Minister in the first week of March ?

  1. Malaysia
  2. Brazil
  3. Paris
  4. India

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Malaysia is to hold election to elect Prime Minister in the first week of March. Malaysian Parliament has thus decided to elect a new Prime Minister in the 1st week of March. The announcement of Prime minister election was made by the interim leader Mahathir Mohamad. The move of election had came after the collapse of the ruling alliance and snap elections are going to be called if the vote ends in an impasse. Malaysian lawmakers will be meeting on 2nd  March to solve the Malaysia political impasse after the monarch failed to find any candidate having a clear majority to become the next Prime Minister.

6.                                                                                                                                                      Which city in India has accounted highest number of digital transactions ?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Mumbai
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option B

Explanation :-Bengaluru has accounted highest number of digital transactions in India. Online payment processor – Worldline India recently reported that Bengaluru has accounted for the highest user of digital transactions in India in the year 2019. The main aim of digital transaction is to move India towards a less cash economy. As per the World line India report, Bengaluru is been followed up by cities – Chennai, Mumbai, and Pune. United Payments Interface – UPI was the most preferred mode of transaction. It is then followed by debit cards transaction, immediate payment service – IMPS transaction and credit cards transaction in terms of volume share of digital payments.

7. which state has passed a resolution demanded caste based 2021 census ?

  1. Bihar
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Bihar has passed a resolution demanded caste based 2021 census. The Bihar state assembly had unanimously passed a resolution recently demanding a caste based census in the year 2021 on 27th  February. This move comes after Bihar state assembly passed a resolution stating that the National Register of Citizens – NRC is “not needed in Bihar” state of India. It also supported that Bihar will stick to proforma 2020 for National Population Register – NPR. Bihar will be adding  a new column for transgenders for the 2021 census. Bihar is the 2nd assembly in the country that had asked a caste based census in the year 2021.

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