Current Affairs Quiz: 6 February 2020

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6 February 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as UNESCO World Heritage City Certificate, Ram Mandir Trust and Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas’ death among others. 

1. Which Indian city recently received UNESCO World Heritage City Certificate?
a) Jaipur
b) Hyderabad
c) Agra
d) Gwalior

2. Where will India’s 13th major port be constructed?
a) Gujarat
b) Maharashtra
c) Rameshwaram
d) Rajasthan

3. Who among the following will head the recently constituted Ram Mandir Trust by the central government?
a) Kameshwar Chaupal
b) Mahant Narendra Das
c) K Prasaran
d) Dr. Anil Mishra

4. Who among the following was recently awarded ‘Kishore Kumar Samman’ by Madhya Pradesh Government?
a) Waheeda Rehman
b) Hema Malini
c) Asha Parekh 
d) Jaya Prada

5. Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas passed away at the age of 103 years on February 5, 2020. Which among the following is not one of his movies?
a) Spartacus
b) The Vikings
c) The American President
d) The Bad and the Beautiful

6. The Union Government has set which year as the target for installing 100 GigaWatt solar power?
a) March 2023
b) December 2022
c) December 2021
d) October 2021

7. WHO has called for how much donation to fight novel coronavirus?
a) USD 675m
b) USD 785m
c) USD 950m
d) USD 730m

8. How many MoUs were signed between Indian and Russian companies at DefExpo 2020?
a) 12
b) 10
c) 9
d) 11

Answers

1. (a) Jaipur
UNESCO has handed over the formal certificate of World Heritage City to Jaipur. UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay conferred this certificate.

2. (b) Maharashtra
The central government has given in-principle approval for the construction of a new major port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra. This port will help to keep the largest ship. It will cost around Rs.5500 cr.

3. (c ) K Parasaran
The central government has constituted ‘Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra’ trust for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. Senior advocate K Parasaran will head the Ram Mandir Trust.

4. (a) Waheeda Rehman
This award is given by the Madhya Pradesh Government. Actress Waheeda Rehman was awarded two lakh rupees, shawl and memento as a Kishore Kumar Samman.

5. (c) The American President
The legendary Hollywood actor, Kirk Douglas passed away at his family home in Beverly Hills at the age of 103 years on February 5, 2020. He has acted in iconic films including the Spartacus, Paths of Glory, Champion, the Vikings and the Bad and the Beautiful. 

6. (b) December 2022
The union government has set the target of installing 100 GigaWatt solar power and 60 GigaWatt wind power capacity across the nation by December 2022. The target would be achieved through the implementation of various schemes.

7. (a) USD 675m
The World Health Organization has requested funds worth USD 675m in donations to fight the novel coronavirus in countries that are being considered particularly “at risk”. The donation has been requested to fund WHO’s plan for the next three months. 

8. (d) 11
Indian and Russian companies exchanged 11 MoUs on Day 2 of DEFEXPO 2020 on February 6, 2020. The major companies that were a part of the agreements include Bharat Dynamics Limited, BHEL and Vista control from India and BEML, INVERSIA and UVZ from Russia. Three agreements were signed in relation to production of different defence equipment such as parts of t-72, T-90, radar systems and 3D modeling. 



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