Important GK Questions for SSC CHSL 2020: 10th March

SSC CHSL GK Questions
1.Which country has ranked first globally in breastfeeding support policies and programs? 
A. Bangladesh 
B. Norway 
C. Bhutan 
D. Sri Lanka 
Answer: option D 
Solution : Sri Lanka has ranked first among 97 countries in breastfeeding support policies and programs.  This survey was conducted by the world breastfeeding Treands initiative (WBTI).

2. Who has been appointed as India’s High commissioner to Sri Lanka ? 
A. Gopal Baglay 
B. Ajay Bisaria 
C. Manjeev Singh Puri 
D. None of the above 
Answer : option A 
Solution : Gopal Baglay has been appointed as India’s High commissioner to Sri Lanka and he succeedes Taranjit Singh sandhu . Taranjit Singh sandy has been appointed as Indian ambassador to the US. 
3. Import duty on green energy equipment hiked by _____ in Budjet 2020 – 2021? 
A. 25%  
B. 30% 
C. 20% 
D. 15% 
Answer: option c 
Solution : import duty on green energy equipment hiked by 20% in budget 2020-2021 . The step is being introduced to protect the local companies and to boost make in India strategy. India is the third largest consumer of energy after the US and China . The manufacturing capacity of India is 3 GW for solar cells. 
4. Which state has ranked the first position for the implementation of pradhan mantri matru vandana yojana? 
A. Uttar Pradesh 
B. Madhya Pradesh  
C. Kerala 
D. Telangana 
Answer : option B 
Solution : Madhya Pradesh has bagged the first position for the implementation of Pradhan mantri matru vandana yojana(PMMVY)  
Union minister of women and child development Smriti Irani presented this award to Madhya Pradesh at a function in New Delhi . Indore district has also bagged the first place for better performance of the scheme. 
5. Which of the following blockchain-based platform is launched by the national payments cooperation of India (NPCI) recently to secure online payments? 
Answer : option A 
Solution : NPCI launched the VAJRA , blockchain based platform to make online payments fast and secure. This platform uses distributed Ledger technology (DLG) where payments companies can apply and register to be a part of the network.  Minimum reconciliation , reduced operational and financial risks, legitimate audit trail, improved security are some of it’s benefits, VAJRA platform will also be used for Aadhar authentication by the UIDAI.