Current Affairs Quiz: October 25, 2020

Current Affairs 25 October 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who virtually launched ‘Life in Miniature’ project, a collaboration between the National Museum, New Delhi, Ministry of Culture, and Google Arts & Culture?
    A) Prahlad Singh Patel
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Tejaswi Yadav
    D) Arvind Kejriwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C), virtually launched ‘Life in Miniature’ project, a collaboration between the National Museum, New Delhi, Ministry of Culture, and Google Arts & Culture.
  2. Which state Mandi district has bagged top position among 30 districts of the country in successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district has bagged top position among 30 districts of the country in successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
  3. Recently,which state Women and Child welfare department has launched a new initiative to fulfill the nutritional requirements of lactating mothers and children in the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    After performing the most difficult task of providing nutritional food to 74 lakh beneficiaries during Corona pandemic, Maharashtra’s Women and Child welfare department has launched a new initiative to fulfill the nutritional requirements of lactating mothers and children in the state.
  4. Which state Cabinet granted approval to implement the Bhagyalakshmi scheme, which provides financial security to girl child of BPL families?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka cabinet granted approval to implement the Bhagyalakshmi scheme, which provides financial security to girl child of BPL families, through Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana of the postal department instead of LIC.
  5. The third phase of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) will kickstart in which month?
    A) January 2021
    B) February 2021
    C) December 2020
    D) November 2020
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The third phase of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) will kickstart in January 2021, taking computing speed to around 45 petaflops.
  6. Which state launched YSR Bima Insurance Scheme?
    A) Kerala
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister, Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, launched the YSR Bima scheme, which would benefit 1.41 crore families by providing insurance cover.
  7. Which state has inaugurated Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme (Ekikrit Adarsh Krishi Gram Yojana) in the state in partnership with NABARD?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Assam
    C) Mizoram
    D) Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat has inaugurated Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme (Ekikrit Adarsh Krishi Gram Yojana) in the state in partnership with NABARD.
  8. Which country has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of International Labour Organization, ILO after 35 years?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) India
    D) Pakistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    After 35 years, India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of International Labour Organization, ILO.
  9. Which country has joined the International Monetary Fund(IMF) to become its 190th member?
    A) Chad
    B) Cammerron
    C) Cambodia
    D) Andorra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andorra (officially the Principality of Andorra) has joined the International Monetary Fund(IMF) to become its 190th member.
  10. How much amount was given by USAID to Catalyst Management Service’s COVID Action Collaborative (CAC) and the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence as a part of the US authorities’s help to India’s Covid-19 response?
    A) $12 million
    B) $10 million
    C) $6 million
    D) $5 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has introduced two new awards totalling $5 million to Catalyst Management Service’s COVID Action Collaborative (CAC) and the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence as a part of the US authorities’s help to India’s Covid-19 response.
  11. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fixed the minimum Net Owned Fund (NOF) size for housing finance companies at how much amount?
    A) 25 cr
    B) 30 cr
    C) 35 cr
    D) 50 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fixed the minimum Net Owned Fund (NOF) size for housing finance companies at Rs 25 crore.
  12. Which company has joined hands with Atlantis to expand digital first program in India?
    A) Mastercard
    B) Visa
    C) Rupay
    D) Google
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mastercard is partnering with Atlantis, a financial technology company headquartered in Singapore, to provide users with a technology solution that will enable them to enjoy a best-in-class digital banking experience.
  13. Recently Saad Hariri was sworn as PM of which country?
    A) Lebanon
    B) Chad
    C) Saudi Arabia
    D) Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Three-time Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was renamed to the post to create a cabinet that can lift the country out of its worst economic crisis in decades.
  14. Mangdechhu hydroelectric project has been awarded the prestigious Brunel Medal for excellence in civil engineering by the UK-based Institute of Civil Engineers.It is located in which country?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Israel
    C) Nepal
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India-assisted Mangdechhu hydroelectric project in Bhutan has been awarded the prestigious Brunel Medal for excellence in civil engineering by the UK-based Institute of Civil Engineers.
  15. Recently,which Indian Navy missile corvette launched anti missile ?
    A) Prabal
    B) Avni
    C) Raksha
    D) Vikram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy launched anti-ship missile (AShM) by its Missile Corvette INS Prabal with deadly accuracy at maximum range and sinking the target ship.
  16. In which country,NATO is planning to set up anew space centre?
    A) Thailand
    B) Russia
    C) Germany
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The North Atlantic Treaty organisation(NATO) is to setup a new Space Centre in Ramstein, Germany. The centre is to serve as a co-ordination Centre for space observation.
  17. Ministry of Union Housing and Urban Affairs has recently launched which portal that will integrate legacy drawings such as maps and lease plans in the management information system?
    A) e Dharti Geo
    B) e Videsh
    C) e Bharti Geo
    D) e India Geo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Union Housing and Urban Affairs has recently launched the ‘e-Dharti Geo Portal’which will integrate legacy drawings such as maps and lease plans in the management information system. It will allow the data to become geographic information system (GIS)-enabled.
  18. When is International Snow Leopard Day observed?
    A) October 20
    B) October 21
    C) October 22
    D) October 23
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Snow Leopard Day is observed on October 23 to raise awareness on protection of snow leopards which are endangered.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation?
    A) Manila
    B) Brussels
    C) Vienna
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of International Monetary Fund?
    A) Washington DC
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Mastercard?
    A) NewYork
    B) Rome
    C) Washington DC
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

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