Current Affairs Quiz: November 3, 2020

Current Affairs 3 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi launch India’s first seaplane service?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya in Gujarat’s Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
  2. How much amount has been approved by the cabinet to improve the safety and performance of select dams across India?
    A) Rs 10,376 crore
    B) Rs 10,697 crore
    C) Rs 10,211 crore
    D) Rs 10,198 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved a Rs 10,211-crore project to improve the safety and performance of select dams across India.
    The dam rehabilitation and improvement project (DRIP)–phase II and phase III–is financially supported by the World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
  3. Which state has planned to make a law on wearing face mask mandatory to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rajasthan government is planning to make a law on wearing face mask mandatory to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state.
    If the Bill gets the nod in the state assembly then Rajasthan will become the first state in the country to enact a law for making masks mandatory.
  4. How much loan amount has been sanctioned by the NABARD under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Goa for various Social Infrastructure Projects in the state?
    A) Rs 8658.10 lakh
    B) Rs 8504.30 lakh
    C) Rs 8097.70 lakh
    D) Rs 8266.50 lakh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the Ministry of Rural Development, NABARD has sanctioned loans worth Rs8504.30 lakh under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to the Government of Goa for various Social Infrastructure Projects in the State.
  5. According to the data released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), India’s unemployment rate in October rose to how much percent from 6.67% in September?
    A) 6.87%
    B) 7.45%
    C) 6.98%
    D) 7.23%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s unemployment rate in October rose to 6.98% from 6.67% in September, according to data released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
  6. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced which of the following as the title sponsor of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020?
    A) Reliance Jio
    B) Bharti Airtel
    C) Vivo
    D) Infosys
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced Reliance Jio as the title sponsor of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2020.
  7. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Electronics Sector Skill Council of India?
    A) DK Raina
    B) ND Sahai
    C) DML Prasad
    D) PVG Menon
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Electronics Sector Skill Council of India (ESSCI), an organization setup to provide a skilled workforce for the Electronics industry, announced the appointment of PVG Menon as its chief executive officer.
  8. Which company acquired Freshly, a startup that offers healthy meals, for $1.5 billion?
    A) Cadbury
    B) Hersheys
    C) Milka
    D) Nestle
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nestlé USA announced that it has acquired Freshly for $1.5 billion — $950 million plus potential earnouts of up to $550 million based on future growth.
  9. When is World Thrift Day celebrated?
    A) October 30
    B) October 31
    C) October 29
    D) October 28
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    World Thrift Day is celebrated every year on 31st October worldwide to promote savings and financial security of individual and nation as a whole.
  10. When is World Vegan Day celebrated?
    A) November 1
    B) November 2
    C) November 3
    D) November 4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World Vegan Day is celebrated by vegans all around the world on November 1 every year.
  11. What is the theme of Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2020?
    A) Media and Information Literate Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered
    B) Media and Information Literacy in Critical Times: Re-imagining Ways of Learning in Information Environments
    C) Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue
    D) Resisting Disinfodemic: Media and Information Literacy for everyone and, by everyone
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The tenth annual global celebration of Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week take place from 24 to 31 October 2020, under the theme “Resisting Disinfodemic: Media and Information Literacy for everyone and, by everyone”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Nestlé situated?
    A) USA
    B) Switzerland
    C) Singapore
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Where is the HQ of Electronics Sector Skill Council of India situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Udaipur
    C) Delhi
    D) Surat
    View Answer
    Option C

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