Current Affairs Quiz: October 27, 2020

Current Affairs 27 October 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently PM Modi launched Kisan Suryodhay Yojana for farmers of which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three key projects in Gujarat through video conferencing.
  2. Who headedthe committee formed to commemorate the 400th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre set up a high-level committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate the 400th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur.
  3. Who laid the foundation stone of Assam Agar International Trade Centre, which is the first of its kind in the country at Dabidubi in Golaghat district?
    A) Sarbanda Sonowal
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Anandiben Patel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Assam Agar International Trade Centre, which is the first of its kind in the country at Dabidubi in Golaghat district.
  4. The National highway Authorities of Indian signed pact with which institute to share their expertise for betterment of highway infrastructure?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIT Madras
    C) IIT Jodhpur
    D) IIT Bombay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) , Jodhpur and National Highway Authority of India(NHAI)have signed a pact to share their expertise for betterment of highway infrastructure.
  5. Which has become the first UT in the country to operationalize Public Financial Management System (PFMS) at the district level?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Lakshadweep
    C) Chandigarh
    D) AndamanNicobar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first UT in the country to operationalize Public Financial Management System (PFMS) at the district level with e-inauguration of eight district offices by Additional Controller General of Accounts, Subodh Kumar Mathur.
  6. Recently SBI Card launched a contactless multi-purpose card in partnership with which city metro?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SBI Card launched a contactless multi-purpose card in partnership with Delhi Metro that can function as a credit card as well as a metro smart card.
  7. Which Exchange has signed an agreement with Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups, and promote their listing on the exchange?
    A) BSE
    B) NSE
    C) Madras Exchange
    D) OTC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Stock exchange BSE said it has signed an agreement with Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups, and promote their listing on the exchange.
  8. Recently which state has launched the ‘micro ATM’ service in rural areas of the state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) MIZORAM
    C) Assam
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has launched the ‘micro ATM’ service in rural areas of the state.
  9. Which insurance company invested in World Bank Sustainable Development Bonds and Highlights Support for Nutrition?
    A) ICICI Lombard
    B) Nippon Life
    C) NIACL
    D) SBI Life
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Bank issued a 15-year AU$150 million Sustainable Development Bond, while for the first time, highlighting the importance of good nutrition to build human capital.
  10. Which company has partnered with Finserv MARKETS, a fintech aggregator to offer two and four-wheeler insurance policies?
    A) Acko
    B) ICICI Lombard
    C) Bharti AXA
    D) SBI life
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    General insurance provider Acko has partnered with Finserv MARKETS, a fintech aggregator to offer two and four-wheeler insurance policies.
  11. How much amount was sanctioned by World Bank for Goa to develop India first sand dune parks?
    A) 3 cr
    B) 2 cr
    C) 5 cr
    D) 6 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Bank sanctions Rs 3 crore for Goa to develop India’s first sand dune parks.
  12. Who won the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix?
    A) Luke Henry
    B) Thomas Bach
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton has won the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix, held at Algarve International Circuit, Portugal. This was the 12th round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship. This is Hamilton’s 8th win of the season.
  13. Who has been named the winner of GOLD Stevie® Award in the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT- BUSINESS category in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business?
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Mukesh Jain
    C) Rajesh Pal
    D) Seema Gupta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Seema Gupta, Director (Operations), Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, a PSU under Ministry of Power, has been named the winner of GOLD Stevie® Award in the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT- BUSINESS category in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business
  14. Which organisation came first among Indian PSUs under World’s Best Employer this year in a list published by Forbes?
    A) BEL
    B) NTPC
    C) BHEL
    D) Coal India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Country’s largest power producer NTPC Ltd came first among Indian PSUs under World’s Best Employer this year in a list published by Forbes.
  15. A first-of-its-kind system for South Asian countries that will provide alerts for flash floods 6-24 hours in advance was launched at the India Meteorological Department (IMD).Where is the HQ of IMD..?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    first-of-its-kind system for South Asian countries that will provide alerts for flash floods 6-24 hours in advance was launched at the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
  16. Recently which former ias officer and author of chola history books passed away?
    A) B Venkatraman
    B) Sushil Vajpayee
    C) Mukesh Singh
    D) Anil Baizal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former IAS officer B. Venkataraman who was an authority on Chola History and Architecture expired in a private hospital in Delhi. He was 95.
  17. Recently Mahesh Kanodia passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Singer
    B) Actor
    C) Author
    D) Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran Gujarati film musician, singer and former Lok Sabha MP, Mahesh Kanodia has passed away following prolonged illness.He was 83.
  18. Recently Lee Kumar Hee passed away.He was the chairman of which company?
    A) Google
    B) Samsung
    C) Microsoft
    D) Temcent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed a second-tier electronics parts maker into the world’s biggest manufacturer of smartphones and televisions died. He was 78.
  19. Who is the author of novel “The fixer”?
    A) Rakesh Sinha
    B) Simran Singh
    C) Mahima Chaturvedi
    D) Suman Dubey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cricket, power and crime dominate the plot of an upcoming book, “The Fixer” by Suman Dubey has been released. .The book was published by house Rupa
  20. When is International Day of Diplomats observed?
    A) October 25
    B) October 24
    C) Oct 26
    D) October 27
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Day of Diplomats is celebrated on 24 October every year since 2017.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Highway Authority of India?
    A) Chennai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Pune
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of ACKO General Insurance?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. What is the capital of Portugal?
    A) Birmingham
    B) Lisbon
    C) Porto
    D) Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option B

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