20th March 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 20th March 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint, PIB, All India Radio.

1. Madhya Pradesh’s UNESCO Heritage Sites:
– Gwalior Fort
– Group of Dhamnar
– Rock Art Sites of Chambal Valley
– Bhojeshwar Mahadev Temple
– Burhanpur’s Khooni Bhandara
– Gond monuments of Ramnagar, Mandla
– Already home to Sanchi Stupa, Khajuraho Group of Monuments, and Bhimbetka Rock Shelters.

2. Top 5 Most Polluted Countries in 2023:
– Bangladesh
– Pakistan
– India
– Tajikistan
– Burkina Faso
– Canada was the most polluted country in Northern America for the first time.

3. World’s Most Polluted Capital City:
– Delhi, India

4. World Sparrow Day:
– Falls on March 20th, 2024

5. Discovery of Noctis Volcano on Mars
– Scientists unveiled the existence of a gigantic volcano on Mars.
– Named the ‘Noctis Volcano’.
– Stands at 29,600 feet in elevation.
– Approximately 450 kilometers in width.

20th March 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1. Which of the following sites are among the six heritage sites from Madhya Pradesh included in the tentative UNESCO list?
– A) Gwalior Fort
– B) Khajuraho Group of Monuments
– C) Sanchi Stupa
– D) All of the above
– Answer: A) Gwalior Fort

2. Which country was the most polluted in Northern America according to the 2023 report?
– A) United States
– B) Canada
– C) Mexico
– D) Belize
– Answer: B) Canada

3. Which city has been declared as the world’s most polluted capital?
– A) New Delhi
– B) Dhaka
– C) Islamabad
– D) Manila
– Answer: A) New Delhi

4. When does World Sparrow Day fall?
– A) March 20th, 2023
– B) April 1st, 2024
– C) May 5th, 2022
– D) February 10th, 2025
– Answer: A) March 20th, 2024

5. What is the name of the colossal volcano recently discovered on Mars?
– A) Olympus Mons
– B) Noctis Volcano
– C) Mount Everest
– D) Mauna Kea
– Answer: B) Noctis Volcano

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