Current Affairs Quiz: November 4, 2020

Current Affairs 4 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. Where will “India’s first” ‘Tyre Park’, where artworks made from scrap and defective parts will be on display, come up?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) West Bengal
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    West Bengal will soon feature “India’s first” ‘Tyre Park‘, where artworks made from scrap and defective parts will be on display. The Tyre Park, which will come up at Esplanade area
  2. In which city did Chief Justice of India, Sharad Arvind Bobde inaugurate India’s first-ever E-resource centre Nyay Kaushal?
    A) Bhubaneshwar
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Nagpur
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chief Justice of India, Sharad Arvind Bobde inaugurated India’s first-ever E-resource centre Nyay Kaushal at Judicial Officers Training Institute in Maharashtra’s Nagpur.
  3. Which state government launched a scheme for distribution of fortified rice through Public distribution System (PDS)?
    A) Bihar
    B) Punjab
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched a scheme for distribution of fortified rice through Public distribution System (PDS) and other welfare initiatives for the people of Kondagaon district of the state on a pilot basis.
  4. How much amount has been provided by the central government to Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) considering their importance in agriculture finance during these difficult times?
    A) Rs 670 crore
    B) Rs 710 crore
    C) Rs 590 crore
    D) Rs 780 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to strengthen capital base, the union government has provided Rs 670 crore to Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) considering their importance in agriculture finance during these difficult times. This round of infusion would take care of capital needs till March 31, 2021.
  5. Government is set to offer how much percent shares in the country’s largest non-life insurance company New India Assurance through an offer for sale to the public?
    A) 16%
    B) 10%
    C) 12%
    D) 15%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Government is set to offer 10% shares in the country’s largest non-life insurance company New India Assurance through an offer for sale to the public.
  6. Which insurance company launched the AI tool IDEAS (Intelligent Damage detection Estimation and Assessment Solution) for motor claim settlements?
    A) HDFC ERGO General Insurance
    B) IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited
    C) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    D) Bharti Axa General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    HDFC ERGO General Insurance, India’s third-largest non-life insurance company in the private sector, announced the launch of the AI tool IDEAS (Intelligent Damage detection Estimation and Assessment Solution) for motor claim settlements.
  7. In order to develop the sports infrastructure at the National Centre of Excellence in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh government signed an MoU with which of the following?
    A) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
    B) All India Football Federation
    C) Athletics Federation of India
    D) Sports Authority of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In order to develop the sports infrastructure at the National Centre of Excellence in Itanagar, an MoU was signed between the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Arunachal Pradesh government.
  8. Who won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2020?
    A) Valtteri Bottas
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Daniel Ricciardo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Lewis Hamilton overcame a sluggish start to win the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix for a record-extending 93rd Formula One victory.
  9. Harpreet A De Singh has been appointed as the CEO of which Indian air carrier, making her the first woman to head an Indian air carrier?
    A) Vistara
    B) Air India
    C) Alliance Air
    D) Indigo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Harpreet A De Singh, the first woman pilot of Air India, has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Alliance Air, a subsidiary of the national carrier. She has become the first woman ever to head an Indian carrier.
  10. Who has been appointed as chairperson of Mumbai Port Trust under the Ministry of Shipping?
    A) Rajiv Jalota
    B) Vikram Sahai
    C) Ramkumar Sharma
    D) Siddhartha Chatterjee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The central government appointed senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official Rajiv Jalota as new Chairperson of Mumbai Port Trust under the Ministry of Shipping for four years.
  11. Which writer has been selected for the 28th Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, the highest literary honour of the Kerala government?
    A) Shibu Gangadharan
    B) MR Gopakumar
    C) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
    D) Paul Zacharia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Writer Paul Zacharia has been selected for the 28th Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, the highest literary honour of the Kerala government.
    Zacharia was chosen for the award for his contributions to Malayalam literature and thought for the past fifty years.
  12. Dr Dinesh Katre who has won the prestigious 2020 Emmett Leahy Award is the director of a centre at which institute?
    A) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    B) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
    C) Centre for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC)
    D) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Dr Dinesh Katre, Senior Director and Head of Human-Centred Design & Computing Group at the Centre for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC) has won the prestigious 2020 Emmett Leahy Award.
  13. Who has authored the book titled “Till We Win”?
    A) Randeep Guleria
    B) Balram Bhargava
    C) Naresh Trehan
    D) Panangipalli Venugopal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    “Till We Win” new book by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria and two other doctors will give a definitive account of India’s fight against Covid-19 and how to deal with the pandemic in the days to come, announced publishing house Penguin Random House India
  14. Who is the author of the book titled “Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy”?
    A) Bibek Debroy
    B) Tamal Bandyopadhyay
    C) Tapan Singhel
    D) Shashi Tharoor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tamal Bandyopadhyay has authored a book titled “Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy” and will be released soon.
  15. Which state government inaugurated state’s first Rythu Vedika in Jangaon agriculture cluster?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said he was as happy as conquering a kingdom in inaugurating the State’s first Rythu Vedika in Jangaon agriculture cluster.
  16. What is the theme of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2020?
    A) Impunity for attacks against journalists
    B) Strengthening investigations to end impunity for crimes against journalists
    C) Journalism without Fear or Favour
    D) Protect Journalists, Protect the Truth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is a UN-recognized international day observed annually on 2 November.
    This year, the day is celebrated under the theme “Protect Journalists, Protect the Truth”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of New India Assurance situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Thrissur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

  2. Where is the HQ of General Insurance Corporation of India situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is the HQ of HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Nashik
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Where is the HQ of Alliance Air situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Jaipur
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. Where is the HQ of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Noida
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A

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