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Exercise :: National - Latest Current Affairs

  • National - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which Election Commission's App has won 2019 eGovernance 'Award of Excellence'?

A. PWD App
B. Suvidha Candidate
C. Observer
D. cVIGIL

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The two innovative ICT applications of Election Commission of India i.e. 'cVIGIL' and 'Voter Helpline App' developed in-house have won the eGovernance 'Award of Excellence' for the year 2019. These awards were given by Computer Society of India (CSI), Special Interest Group on e-Governance (CSI SIG e-Gov) at KiiT, Bhubaneswar.

2. 

According to the World Gold Council's report, RBI ranks______ in buying gold abroad?

A. 4th
B. 6th
C. 8th
D. 10th

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The World Gold Council (WGC) recently released its report, "World Gold Outlook 2020". The report says that gold has performed the best since 2010 in 2019. In 2019, the gold trade in USD has increased by 18.4% as compared to 2010. According to the WGC, RBI (Reserve Bank of India) currently holds 625.2 tonnes of gold. This is 6.6% of the country's foreign exchange. With this, India ranks sixth in the world among other central banks.

3. 

Annual meeting of the World Economic Forum will be organized at which place?

A. Berlin
B. Davos
C. Stockholm
D. Oslo

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will be held on 21-24 January 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. WEF annual meetings aim to engage world leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional, and industry agendas at the beginning of each year.

4. 

Which of the following is to invest $1 bn in India over 5 years towards tech development?

A. Visa
B. American Express
C. Mastercard
D. Capital One

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Global payments company Mastercard planned to invest nearly $1 billion in India over the next five years. The proposed investment will be made over five years in our India operations includes an R&D facility at Pune and another center at Vadodara.

5. 

How many new deals have been signed by China and Myanmar under BRI to implement China-Myanmar Economic Corridor?

A. 13
B. 23
C. 33
D. 43

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On January 18, 2020, China and Myanmar signed 33 new deals under BRI (Belt and Road Initiative) to implement China-Myanmar Economic Corridor. Also, a concession agreement was signed by the countries to implement the deep seaport project called Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone.