Current Affairs 9 October 2020 Quiz
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- Indian Sign Language Research and Training Center and NCERT signed an MoU to make education materials accessible for Deaf children in their preferred format of communication, Indian Sign Language. Where is the headquarters of Indian Sign Language Research and Training Center situated?
- Which institute will launch an e-learning hub and library as a pilot project for villagers in Mavoor, one of the five villages adopted by the institute under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)?
A) IIM Lucknow
B) IIM Calcutta
C) IIM Kozhikode
D) IIM Indore
- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched which bank’s programme called ‘MSME Prerana’ which is an online business mentoring programme for MSMEs?
A) Bank of India
B) Indian Overseas Bank
C) Vijaya Bank
D) Indian Bank
- Which bank has partnered with Vistara to launch a co-branded forex card to cater the needs of international travellers?
A) Federal Bank
B) Axis Bank
C) DCB Bank
D) HDFC Bank
- Which company announced the creation of an AI centre of excellence in partnership with the government e-marketplace during the inaugural session of RAISE 2020 virtual summit?
A) Hewlett-Packard (HP)
- Name the India’s first business-to-business (B2B) cryptocurrency trading exchange which began its trading operations in October 2020?
- Which first ever brand of the Indian Cotton was unveiled by Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani on Second World Cotton Day?
A) Dewas Cotton
B) Sukanya Cotton
C) Kasturi Cotton
D) Pimacott Cotton
- Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL)?
A) Rohit Tendulkar
B) Arvind Hali
C) Vivek Munda
D) Amar Bahl
- Who has been appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet?
A) M Rajeshwar Rao
B) M K Jain
C) N S Vishwanathan
D) Micheal Patra
- Who has been appointed as the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of India Post Payments Bank by a cabinet panel?
A) R Vasudeva
B) J Venkatramu
C) Suresh Sethi
D) Bhavy Manjekar
- Emmanuelle Charpentier of ________ and Jennifer Doudna of the U.S. won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the gene-editing technique known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping scissors.
- Which space startup bagged the first ever National Startup Awards 2020 in the space category?
A) Vesta Space
C) Bellatrix Aerospace
D) Dhruva Space
- Union government launched the Application Programming Interface (API) integration between the PM SVANidhi Portal and with which portal of State Bank of India (SBI) under the Prime Minister Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme?
C) SBI Pay
- Which country successfully test-fired its highly touted hypersonic cruise missile called Tsirkon?
- Vishal Anand who passed away was related with which profession?
- Ashwani Kumar who passed away in October 2020 was a former Director of the CBI and former Governor of which two states?
A) Manipur and Nagaland
B) Manipur and Tripura
C) Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh
D) Assam and Sikkim
- Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose group is considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time, who passed away hailed from which country?
D) South Africa
- When is World Cotton Day celebrated?
A) October 7
B) October 8
C) October 6
D) October 9
- When is Indian Air Force day observed?
A) October 9
B) October 7
C) October 6
D) October 8
- Which of the following launched an online discovery platform called ‘Startup India Showcase’ to spread awareness about and capture the details of some of India’s most promising startups?
A) Competition Commission of India
B) Central Vigilance Commission
C) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal trade
D) NITI Aayog
STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Where is the HQ of Vistara Airline situated?
- Where is the HQ of India Post Payments Bank situated?