Current Affairs Quiz: October 26, 2020

Current Affairs 26 October 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently Prime Minister Modi e-dedicated country’s biggest cardiac hospital in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Pune
    C) Surat
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Modi e-dedicated country’s biggest cardiac hospital at U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center and launched a Mobile Application for tele-cardiology at Civil Hospital campus in Ahmedabad.
  2. Who will head the panel formed by NITI Aayog for reforms in urban planning education?
    A) Amitabh Kant
    B) Rajiv Kumar
    C) Rishabh Srinivasan
    D) MS Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A panel constituted by the NITI Aayog will look into introducing reforms in the urban planning education system.
  3. In its continuous endeavor to cover more workers under ESI Scheme, the Centre has extended the Employees’ State Insurance, ESI Scheme to which state from November 1?
    A) Bihar
    B) Assam
    C) Sikkim
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In its continuous endeavor to cover more workers under ESI Scheme, the Centre has extended the Employees’ State Insurance, ESI Scheme to Arunachal Pradesh from 1st of next month.
  4. The Department of Posts released a commemorative postage on which anniversary of United Nations?
    A) 50th
    B) 75th
    C) 77th
    D) 80th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Department of Posts released a commemorative postage stamp in the presence of External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
  5. Who will head the committee constituted by Election Commssion of India to examine issues concerning expenditures limits?
    A) Harish Kumar
    B) Umesh Singh
    C) RK singh
    D) Amitabh Kant
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Election Commission of India constituted a committee to examine the issues concerning the expenditure limit for candidates for Lok Sabha and assembly polls.
  6. How much amount was transferred by Finance Ministry to states to address shortfall in GST revenue?
    A) 6000 cr
    B) 5500 cr
    C) 5000 cr
    D) 2000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Government borrowed and transferred six thousand crore rupees as first tranche to 16 States and two Union Territories.
  7. Who has been roped in as brand ambassador of Parle Agro?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Disha Patani
    C) Kiara Advani
    D) Kareena Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Parle Agro has made a new addition to its fruits plus fizz portfolio, ‘B-Fizz’ and has roped inPriyanka Chopra Jonas as the national brand ambassador to maximise reach and awareness of the same.
  8. Recently,president of ISKCON passed away.Name him?
    A) Nandan Sahani
    B) Devi Singh
    C) Shri Vaidyanathan Dev
    D) Jashomatinandan Das
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shri Jashomatinandan Das Ji, president of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple, Ahmedabad and Zonal Secretary of ISKCON Gujarat passed away. He was 72 and undergoing treatment following the Covid-19 infection.
  9. Recently KJ Mohammed Babu passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Social Avtivist
    B) Sports
    C) Author
    D) Actor and Singer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Playback singer, music director and actor K J Mohammed Babu, popularly known as ‘Zero’ Babu passed away. He was 80.
  10. Recently Dr Jayanta Madhab passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Author
    B) Economist
    C) Actor
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned economist from Assam, Dr Jayanta Madhab passed away at a private hospital in Guwahati. He was 91.
  11. When is World Polio Day observed?
    A) October 22
    B) October 24
    C) October 21
    D) October 25
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    October 24 is also known as the World Polio Day, which is marked to highlight the global efforts toward a polio-free world.
  12. When is UN Day observed?
    A) October 26
    B) October 21
    C) October 22
    D) October 24
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations day is observed on October 24, every year since 1948. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.
  13. What is the theme of World Development Information Day 2020?
    A) Information and Communication Technology
    B) A hub of technology
    C) Innovation and Technology
    D) Ideas and communication
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Development Information Day is celebrated annually on October 24th.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Employee State Insurance Corporation?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of ISKCON?
    A) Druvna
    B) Mayapur
    C) Nadia
    D) Digha
    View Answer
    Option B

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