Weekly Current Affairs Quiz:- 6 January to 12 January 2020 in english


Weekly Current Affairs Quiz:- 6 January to 12 January 2020 in english





Weekly Current Affairs Quiz:- 6 January to 12 January 2020 in english

6 January to 12 January 2020: tajacurrentaffairs. Xyz aims to assist every competitive exam aspirant to revise comfortable with Current Affairs Quizzes section. The week's updated quizzes cover topics like Golden Globe Awards 2020, Amma Vodi scheme, Sabarimala verdict and new residential builder finance among others.

Q1. Which series won the Golden Globe in Best Television Series – Drama category?
a) Big Little Lies
b) The Crown
c) Succession
d) The Morning Show

Q2. Which film won Best Film Award in drama category within the Golden Globe 2020 Awards?
a) Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
b) Joker
c) Chernobyl
d) 1917


Q3. Who is ranked at the highest of Forbes India’s list of 20 people to observe within the 2020s?
a) Eliud Kipchoge
b) Hassan Minhaj
c) Greta Thunberg
d) Mahua Moitra

Q4. The constitution bench formed to listen to pleas seeking review of Supreme Court’s landmark Sabarimala verdict will comprise what percentage judges?
a) Seven
b) Eight
c) Nine
d) Six


Q5. India's first Human Space Flight Infrastructure Centre are going to be established during which state?
a) Gujarat
b) Maharashtra
c) Jharkhand
d) Karnataka

Q6. Which state has launched ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme to supply financial assistance to BPL mothers for the education of their children?
a) Tamil Nadu 
b) Telangana
c) Andhra Pradesh 
d) Madhya Pradesh


Q7. Which bank has launched new residential builder finance with buyer guarantee scheme?
a) RBI
b) SBI
c) OBC
d) BOI

Q8. Which Indian weightlifter has been banned for four years after being found guilty of doping?
a) Sarbjeet Kaur
b) Sathish Sivalingam
c) Pardeep Singh
d) Vikas Thakur

Q9. Which Indian telecommunications company has launched its Wi-Fi calling service for voice and video?
a) Reliance Jio
b) Airtel
c) Vodafone
d) Mtnl

Q10. When is World Hindi Day celebrated every year?
a) 8th February
b) 10th January
c) 14th March
d) 20th September

Answers


A1. (c) Succession
Succession, a British-American comedy-drama television series won the 2020 Golden Globe award in Best Television Series – Drama category. The series is made by Jesse Armstrong.

A2. (d) 1917
The Best feature award (Drama) was given to '1917' while the simplest Actor Award was given to Joaquin Phoenix for 'Joker'. the primary Golden Globe Award was given in 1944. this point 77th edition of this award was held.

A3. (b) Hassan Minhaj
The US-based political commentator and comedian Hassan Minhaj was ranked first in Forbes India’s list of 20 people to observe within the 2020s. Kanhaiya Kumar, Prashant Kishor, and Mahua Moitra have also found an area within the list. Environmental Activist Greta Thunberg was ranked 15th on the list.

A4. (c) Nine
The Supreme Court has constituted a replacement nine-judge bench to listen to pleas seeking review of its previous judgement on the Sabarimala issue. The bench will take up all the review petitions from January 13, 2020.

A5. (d) Karnataka
Human Space Flight Infrastructure Centre are going to be established by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in Challakere, Karnataka. This training center are going to be constructed in 400 acres at a price of Rs 2700 crore.

A6. (c) Andhra Pradesh 
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched a Rs 6,318 cr ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme for below poverty level mothers to teach their children. The state will provide financial assistance worth Rs 15000 annually to the poor mothers and guardians of faculty going children.

A7. (b) SBI
The State of Bank of India launched a 'residential builder finance with buyer guarantee' scheme to revive the Indian land sector on January 8, 2020. Under the scheme, the most important public sector bank will issue a guarantee for completion of select residential projects to customers availing home loans from it.

A8. (a) Sarbjeet Kaur
Indian weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur has been banned from the game for four years after being found guilty of a doping violation. The weightlifter had won the 71kg event at the women’s national weightlifting championships in February 2019.

A9. (a) Reliance Jio
Reliance Jio has launched its Wi-Fi calling service for both voice and video calling platforms. Reliance Jio’s Wi-Fi service are going to be referred to as VoWiFi.

A10. (b) 10 January
World Hindi Day is widely known per annum on January 10. Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announced to celebrate World Hindi Day in 2006. the primary World Hindi Conference was organized in Nagpur on January 10, 1976.

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