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19, 20 May 2020 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  
Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 May 2020 :
Who could be the world’s first trillionaire by 2026, as per a new report?
A. Jack Ma
B. Mark Zuckerberg
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Jeff Bezos
Answer: D
Explanation: According to a report, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos could potentially become the world's first trillionaire by 2026. The study done by Comparisun, a company which helps organisations compare different business products stated that the net worth of Bezos has grown by 34 percent on average over the last five years.

Central govt. has announced to raise the FDI limit in defence manufacturing under automatic route from 49% to ----%?
A. 100
B. 65
C. 51
D. 74
Answer: D
Explanation: Centre will notify a list of weapons/platforms for ban on import with year wise timelines for boosting defence production in India, as a part of Make in India initiative. There will be indigenisation of imported spares, and separate budget provisioning for domestic capital procurement. This will help reduce huge Defence import bill. Foreign Direct Investment limit in defence manufacturing under automatic route is being raised from 49% to 74%. Corporatisation of Ordnance factory board (OFB) was also announced. To ensure time-bound defence procurement, centre will set up a Project Management Unit (PMU) to support contract management.

Which nation has included disputed territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura in its new map?
A. China
B. Myanmar
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Nepal has officially unveiled a new political map of the country showing the regions of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh of Uttarakhand, as part of its sovereign territory. The endorsement comes amid Nepal’s border dispute with India. Launching the map at a press conference, Minister of Land Management Padma Kumari Aryal said the government of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was committed to protecting territorial sovereignty and integrity of the country.

What is the name of the cylone that hit the eastern coasts on 20 May 2020?
A. Typhoon
B. Amphan
C. Fani
D. Nancy
Answer: B
Explanation: The Home Ministry stated that cyclone ‘Amphan’ will likely turn into a super cyclonic storm by the evening of May 18 and will hit the coasts of Odisha and West Bengal on May 20. An extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kmph roared into West Bengal on May 20, dumping heavy rain and leaving a trail of destruction that left at least two people dead. After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, cyclone Amphan cut a swathe through the coastal areas, flattening fragile dwellings, uprooting trees and electric poles. At least 6.58 lakh people were evacuated in West Bengal and Odisha before the cyclone struck. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier informed that the storm has turned extremely severe over the Bay of Bengal.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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