Current Affairs 2020 Trivia Questions Quiz!

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Below are some current affairs 2020 trivia questions quiz. There is a higher chance that imbalances in one country will lead to imbalances in others, and this is why people should be up to date with the going on around the world regularly. Do take the quiz below and see how well caught up you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Anti-drug campaign jointly undertaken by the Kerala Police and the Kerala Cricket Association.

    • A.

      Yes to Cricket, No to Drugs

    • B.

      Yes to Cricket, No to Alcohol

    • C.

      Yes to Cricket, No to Smoke

    • D.

      No to Alcohol, No to Smoke

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes to Cricket, No to Drugs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes to Cricket, No to Drugs" because the question states that the Anti-drug campaign is jointly undertaken by the Kerala Police and the Kerala Cricket Association. Therefore, the focus of the campaign is to promote cricket and discourage the use of drugs. The other options mentioned in the question, such as "No to Alcohol, No to Smoke," are not directly related to the joint campaign between the police and cricket association.

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  • 2. 

    New Train service started between Kolkata and Khulna (Bangladesh).

    • A.

      Bandhan Express

    • B.

      Kolkha Express

    • C.

      Thurantho Express

    • D.

      Thaal Express

    Correct Answer
    A. Bandhan Express
    Explanation
    Bandhan Express is the correct answer because it is the name of the new train service that has started between Kolkata and Khulna (Bangladesh). The other options mentioned, Kolkha Express, Thurantho Express, and Thaal Express, are not the correct names of the train services that have started between these two cities.

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  • 3. 

    Who is the new Director-General of UNESCO?

    • A.

      Audrey Azoulay

    • B.

      Irina Bokavo

    • C.

      António Guterres

    • D.

      Irina James

    Correct Answer
    A. Audrey Azoulay
    Explanation
    Audrey Azoulay is the correct answer for the new Director-General of UNESCO. Irina Bokavo, António Guterres, and Irina James are incorrect options.

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  • 4. 

    First Woman President of NASSCOM?

    • A.

      Debjani Ghosh

    • B.

      Julia Gillard

    • C.

      Angela Merkel

    • D.

      Helle Thorning

    Correct Answer
    A. Debjani Ghosh
    Explanation
    Debjani Ghosh is the correct answer because she is the first woman President of NASSCOM, which stands for National Association of Software and Service Companies. NASSCOM is a trade association representing the Indian IT and business process management industry. Debjani Ghosh's appointment as President in 2018 marked a significant milestone in the organization's history, as she became the first woman to hold this position.

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  • 5. 

    Second Official Language of Telangana State.

    • A.

      Urdu

    • B.

      Telugu

    • C.

      Arabic

    • D.

      Hindi

    Correct Answer
    A. Urdu
    Explanation
    The second official language of Telangana State is Urdu. This means that alongside the primary official language, which is likely Telugu, Urdu is also recognized and used for official purposes within the state. Urdu is a widely spoken language in India, particularly in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and has a rich literary and cultural heritage. Its official status in Telangana reflects the linguistic diversity and inclusivity of the state.

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  • 6. 

    2017 Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice was given to

    • A.

      UNHCR

    • B.

      ICAN

    • C.

      NATO

    • D.

      UNECO

    Correct Answer
    A. UNHCR
    Explanation
    United Nations High Commission for Refugee World Peace ward was given to ICAN

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  • 7. 

    Who resigned in 2017 as the Head of the Jury of the Indian Panorama of the 48th Film Festival of India?

    • A.

      Sujoy Ghosh

    • B.

      Debjani Ghosh

    • C.

      Hasmukh Adhia

    • D.

      Mary Kom

    Correct Answer
    A. Sujoy Ghosh
    Explanation
    Sujoy Ghosh resigned in 2017 as the Head of the Jury of the Indian Panorama of the 48th Film Festival of India.

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  • 8. 

    10th South Asia Economic Summit was held on

    • A.

      Kathmandu

    • B.

      New Delhi

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Beijing

    Correct Answer
    A. Kathmandu
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kathmandu. The 10th South Asia Economic Summit was held in Kathmandu.

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  • 9. 

    Brazilian Grand Prix was won by

    • A.

      Sebastian Vettel

    • B.

      Lewis Hamilton

    • C.

      Max Verstappen

    • D.

      Valtteri Bottas

    Correct Answer
    A. Sebastian Vettel
    Explanation
    Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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  • 10. 

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was Won by

    • A.

      Valtteri Bottas

    • B.

      Sebastian Vettel

    • C.

      Lewis Hamilton

    • D.

      Versteppan

    Correct Answer
    A. Valtteri Bottas
    Explanation
    Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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  • 11. 

    United States Grand Prix was won by

    • A.

      Lewis Hamilton

    • B.

      Sebastian Vettel

    • C.

      Valtteri Bottas

    • D.

      Verstappen

    Correct Answer
    A. Lewis Hamilton
    Explanation
    Lewis Hamilton won the United States Grand Prix.

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  • 12. 

    As per the report of the Central Pollution Control Board, which is India's most polluted City?

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      New Delhi

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Varanasi

    Correct Answer
    D. Varanasi
    Explanation
    Varanasi is India's most polluted city according to the report of the Central Pollution Control Board. This suggests that Varanasi has the highest levels of pollution among the given options, namely Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Varanasi.

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  • 13. 

    20th International Children Film Festival was held on?

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      New Delhi

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Kolkata

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyderabad
    Explanation
    The 20th International Children Film Festival was held in Hyderabad.

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  • 14. 

    Which Country launched Asia's largest island-building vessel?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      North Korea

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    China launched Asia's largest island-building vessel. This indicates that China is actively involved in expanding its territorial claims in the South China Sea. The construction of this vessel showcases China's ambition to assert its dominance in the region by creating artificial islands. This vessel will enable China to accelerate its island-building projects, which have been a major source of tension with neighboring countries and the international community.

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  • 15. 

    India's New Finance Secretary appointed in 2017.

    • A.

      Hasmukh Adhia

    • B.

      Sujoy Ghosh

    • C.

      Debjani Ghosh

    • D.

      HS Prannoy

    Correct Answer
    A. Hasmukh Adhia
    Explanation
    Hasmukh Adhia is the correct answer because he was appointed as India's New Finance Secretary in 2017.

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  • 16. 

    India's First Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was held at?

    • A.

      Dantewada

    • B.

      Da Nang

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Kochi

    Correct Answer
    A. Dantewada
    Explanation
    Chhattisgarh

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  • 17. 

    The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit was held in

    • A.

      Da Nang

    • B.

      Beijing

    • C.

      New Delhi

    • D.

      Kathmandu

    Correct Answer
    A. Da Nang
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Da Nang because the question asks where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit was held, and Da Nang is the only location mentioned that is a plausible host for such an event. Beijing, New Delhi, and Kathmandu are all major cities, but they are not typically associated with hosting international summits like the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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  • 18. 

    Which state has recently introduced 'She-Pad', the first scheme in India to distribute free sanitary pad to school students?

    • A.

      Kerala

    • B.

      Tamilnadu

    • C.

      Karnataka

    • D.

      Uttarpradesh

    Correct Answer
    A. Kerala
    Explanation
    Kerala has recently introduced the 'She-Pad' scheme, which is the first of its kind in India to distribute free sanitary pads to school students. This initiative aims to promote menstrual hygiene and ensure that girls have access to sanitary pads, thus preventing them from missing school due to lack of menstrual hygiene products.

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  • 19. 

    Asian Boxing Championship was won by

    • A.

      Mery Kom

    • B.

      Vijender Singh

    • C.

      Shiva thapa

    • D.

      Akhil Kumar

    Correct Answer
    A. Mery Kom
    Explanation
    Mery Kom is the correct answer because she won the Asian Boxing Championship.

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  • 20. 

    Public Service Broadcasting day was observed on

    • A.

      November 12

    • B.

      November 16

    • C.

      December 21

    • D.

      January 10

    Correct Answer
    A. November 12
    Explanation
    Public Service Broadcasting day is observed on November 12. This day is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the importance of public service broadcasting in providing unbiased and informative content to the public. It aims to raise awareness about the role of public broadcasters in promoting education, democracy, and cultural diversity. By observing this day, it emphasizes the significance of public service broadcasting in fostering a well-informed society and promoting the public interest.

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  • 21. 

    National Badminton Championship of Men's Singles title is won by

    • A.

      HS Prannoy

    • B.

      Srikanth Kidambi

    • C.

      Parupalli Kashyap

    • D.

      Ajay Jayaram

    Correct Answer
    A. HS Prannoy
    Explanation
    HS Prannoy is the correct answer because he won the National Badminton Championship of Men's Singles title.

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  • 22. 

    Which India City has recently included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network?

    • A.

      Chennai

    • B.

      Hyderabad

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Trissur

    Correct Answer
    A. Chennai
    Explanation
    Chennai has recently been included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. This means that Chennai has been recognized by UNESCO for its creative industries and contributions to the cultural and creative sectors. The city is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, including music, dance, and film industries. Being a part of the Creative Cities Network will provide Chennai with opportunities for international cooperation, exchange of best practices, and promotion of its creative economy.

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