Current Affairs Quiz: October 28, 2020

Current Affairs 28 October 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state builded a war memorial at Bum La?
    A) Assam
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Sikkim
    D) Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    war memorial has come up in at Bum La in Arunachal Pradesh. Joginder Singh of 1st Battalion the Sikh Regt received the highest gallantry award, ‘Param Vir Chakra’ in the Eastern Theatre during the 1962 Sino- India War.
  2. Which country ordered ‘no mask, no service’ policy according to which no service will be provided to people who don’t wear mask?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) NepAl
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bangladesh government has decided that no service will be provided to people who don’t wear mask.
  3. Which Bank has shut down its operations in SriLanka?
    A) HDFC bank
    B) idbi bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank said it has shut down operations in Sri Lanka after getting approval from the Sri Lankan monetary authority.
  4. Recently BPCL partenered with which Bank for recharging truck drivers’ fleet cards?
    A) Fino Payments Bank
    B) ICICI bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India-based fuel outlet Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) has partnered with Fino Payments Bank for recharging truck drivers’ fleet cards.
  5. Who claimed victory in the Moto3 class in round 12 of the 2020 FIM World Championship Grand Prix?
    A) Jaume Masia
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Sebastian Bettel
    D) Valtteri Votas
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Honda Moto3 rider Jaume Masia (Leopard Racing NSF250RW) claimed victory in the Moto3 class in round 12 of the 2020 FIM World Championship Grand Prix at MotorLand Aragon in Spain.
  6. Which Indian chess player won title in Rigochess International Festival tournament in Hungary?
    A) Luke Gallows
    B) Simon Giri
    C) Nicholas Sai
    D) Leon Luke Mendonca
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Young Indian International Master Leon Luke Mendonca earned his maiden Grandmaster norm after winning the title in Rigochess International Festival tournament in Hungary.
  7. Recently Tanmay Srivastava announced his retirement from which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Cricket
    C) Hockey
    D) Basketball
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mumbai Batsman Tanmay Srivastava, who was part of India’s Under-19 World Cup winning team in 2008, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  8. Who won the Ostrava Open WTA tournament?
    A) Aryna Sabalenka
    B) Victoria Azarenka
    C) Azeranka Simo
    D) Maria Saharpova
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Third seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus won the Ostrava Open WTA tournament after beating her visibly struggling compatriot Victoria Azarenka in straight sets.
  9. Who won his second ATP title in Cologne 2020?
    A) Douglas Nicholas
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Diego Schwartzman
    D) Alexander Zverev
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Top seed Alexander Zverev won his second ATP title in Cologne in the space of a week with a quickfire 6-2 6-1 demolition of Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the bett1HULKS Championship.
  10. Who has been appointed as chairman of Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS)?
    A) Bimal Julka
    B) Narensh Singh
    C) Sharansh Rai
    D) Vimal Seth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), the self-regulatory industry body for fantasy sports, has appointed former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India, Bimal Julka, as its Chairman.
  11. Who has been appointed as new MD and CEO of HDFC Bank?
    A) Sashidhar Jagdishan
    B) Aditya Puri
    C) Mukesh Kumar Jain
    D) Naresh Singh Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a change of guard at the country’s largest private sector lender, the Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as Managing Director and CEO of HDFC Bank.
  12. Wavel Ramkalawan has been appointed as new President of which country?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Bhutan
    C) Thailand
    D) Paraguay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A victory for the Seychelles opposition for the first time since 1977 has brought the Indian origin Wavel Ramkalawan to the office of president.
  13. Recently Alpha Conde has been appointed as new president of which country?
    A) Guinea
    B) Singapore
    C) Canada
    D) Bolivia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Incumbent Alpha Conde has won Guinea’s disputed presidential election with 59.5 percent of the vote to secure a controversial third term, defeating his main rival Cellou Diallo.
  14. Who was appointed as new president of Bolivia?
    A) Luis Arce
    B) Carlos Mesa
    C) Antonia Costa
    D) Andre Ventura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced that Luis Arce Catacora, the candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party, has won the presidential elections with 55.1 per cent of the votes.
  15. Which company has topped the list of ‘World’s Best Employer 2020 published by Forbes’?
    A) Samsung
    B) Apple
    C) HCL
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    South Korea based electronics conglomerate Samsung Electronics has topped the list of ‘World’s Best Employer 2020 published by Forbes’.The global list features 750 multinational and large corporations headquartered in 45 countries.
  16. What is the theme of this year VIGILANCE awareness week 2020?
    A) Vigilant India,Prosperous India
    B) Be vigilant Bharat
    C) Integrity A way of life
    D) Eradicate Corruption
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Vigilance Commission observes the Vigilance Awareness Week from 27th October to 2nd November, 2020.
  17. When is Disarmament Week observed?
    A) 24-30 October
    B) 25-30 October
    C) 21-26 October
    D) 22-28 October
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Disarmament Week is an annual event that is observed from 24 October to 30 October in various parts of the world. The annual observation of the Week starts on the anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, which is observed as the United Nations Day.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Day for AudioVisual Heritage 2020?
    A) Discover remember And share
    B) Hear voices from the past
    C) Engagethe past through sound and images
    D) Your Window to the world
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place every 27 October.This commemorative day was chosen by UNESCO in 2005 to raise awareness of the significance and preservation risks of recorded sound and audiovisual documents.This year the theme of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is “Your Window to the World”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Seychelles?
    A) Victoria
    B) Lusaka
    C) Port Louis
    D) Jamaica
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A) La Paz
    B) Sucre
    C) Venezuela
    D) Quito
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Whereis the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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