Daily Current Affairs : 12th October 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 12th October 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/ UT Government has passed the new Tree Transplantation Policy?

किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश सरकार ने नई ट्री ट्रांसप्लांटेशन पॉलिसी पारित की है?

(a) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(b) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(c) Delhi / दिल्ली

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. The Delhi government passed a new tree transplantation policy on October 9, 2020. Under the policy, 80% of the trees that are uprooted for any construction or development project will be transplanted elsewhere.

State will make the conditional payment to the transplantation agency. The agency would only be paid if 80% of the transplanted trees survive.

Q.2. PM Modi has released Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of which of the following person?

पीएम मोदी ने निम्नलिखित में से किस व्यक्ति के सम्मान में 100 रुपये का स्मारक सिक्का जारी किया है?

(a) Bhai Taru Singh / भाई तारू सिंह

(b) Mahatma Gandhi / महात्मा गांधी

(c) Atal Bihari Bajpayee / अटल बिहारी बाजपेयी

(d) Vijaya Raje Scindia / विजया राजे सिंधिया

(e) Balasaheb Thackeray / बालासाहेब ठाकरे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative coin of Rs. 100 denomination to celebrate the Birth Centenary of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia today through video conference.

He also paid tributes to Rajmata on her birth anniversary. The Prime Minister said he is fortunate to have got the opportunity to release a special commemorative coin of 100 rupees in honour of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Ji.

Q.3. Which state/UT has become the first state/UT to provide piped tap water connection to all rural households under Har Ghar Jal scheme?

कौन सा राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश हर घर जल योजना के तहत सभी ग्रामीण परिवारों को नल का जल कनेक्शन प्रदान करने वाला पहला राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश बन गया है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(c) Mizoram / मिजोरम

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Goa / गोवा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Goa has become the first in the nation to ensure cent per cent water connections in the rural areas covering a total of 2.3 lakh households.

The development was made public by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, which said that Goa has earned itself the distinction of becoming the first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State with 100 per cent functional household tap connections (FHTCs). Of the total, 1.65 lakh households are located in North Goa and 98,000 households in South Goa, all spread across 191 gram panchayats.

This deadline was much in advance of the Jal Jeevan Mission’s aim to ensure piped water connectivity to all households of the nation by 2024.

Q.4. Who has won the Nobel Prize 2020 in Economics for improvements to auction theory?

नीलामी सिद्धांत में सुधार के लिए अर्थशास्त्र में नोबेल पुरस्कार 2020 किसने जीता है?

(a) Paul R Milgrom / पॉल आर मिलग्रोम

(b) Robert B Wilson / रॉबर्ट बी विल्सन

(c) Jennifer A Doudna / जेनिफर ए डौदना

(d) Emmanuelle Charpentier / इमैनुएल चार्पियर

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e) 

Exp. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”

This year’s Economic Science Laureates — Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson — have not just clarified how auctions work and why bidders behave in a certain way, but used their theoretical discoveries to invent entirely new auction formats for the sale of goods and services

Q.5. Which F1 race car driver has equaled Michael Schumacher’s F1 career wins record with 91st win at Eifel GP?

किस एफ 1 रेस कार ड्राइवर ने माइकल शूमाकर के एफ 1 कैरियर की जीत के रिकॉर्ड की तुलना आइफिल जीपी में 91 वीं जीत के साथ की?

(a) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Alex Albon / एलेक्स ऐल्बों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton has matched the career win record of Michael Schumacher with his 91st F1 victory at the Eifel GP.

Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull) and Daniel RICCIARDO (Renault) 2nd and 3rd position respectively

Q.6. Name the tennis player who has won French Open to equal Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

उस टेनिस खिलाड़ी का नाम बताइए जिसने फ्रेंच ओपन जीतकर रोजर फेडरर के 20 ग्रैंड स्लैम खिताबों के रिकॉर्ड की बराबरी की है।

(a) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(b) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(c) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(d) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Rafael Nadal has defeated world number one Novak Djokovic in the French Open final to equal Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

The Spanish superstar and world number two beat his Serbian opponent 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 on 11th October, securing his record-improving 13th triumph at Roland Garros.

Q.7. Who has been named brand ambassador for India’s first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand ‘Transform’?

भारत के पहले घरेलू देसी पेशेवर बैडमिंटन ब्रांड ट्रांसफॉर्मके लिए किसे ब्रांड एंबेसडर बनाया गया है?

(a) Viswanathan Anand / विश्वनाथन आनंद

(b) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(c) Chetan Anand / चेतन आनंद

(d) Srikanth Kidambi / श्रीकांत किदांबी

(e) Yerry Mina / यरी मीना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Commonwealth Games medallist in Badminton, Chetan Anand has been roped in as the brand ambassador for India’s first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand “Transform”.

Transform Badminton is India’s 1st professional badminton brand at par with the best racquets available in the market that are currently imported from abroad for playing in India

Q.8. World Arthritis Day is observed globally on ___________ every year.

विश्व गठिया दिवस हर साल ___________ को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 9 October / 9 अक्टूबर

(b) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(c) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

(d) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(e) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. World Arthritis Day is observed globally on 12th October every year.

The day is celebrated to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition which causes pain and stiffness in joints which can worsen with age.

Q.9. On which day World Day Against the Death Penalty is observed?

मृत्यु दंड के खिलाफ विश्व दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(b) 12 October / 12 अक्टूबर

(c) 13 October / 13 अक्टूबर

(d) 14 October / 14 अक्टूबर

(e) 15 October / 15 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. World Day Against the Death Penalty (10 October) is a day to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and to raise awareness of the conditions and the circumstances which affect prisoners with death sentences.

The day was first organised by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty in 2003. It has since taken place annually on 10 October.

Q.10. Carton Chapman has passed away recently. He was the Former football captain of which country?

कार्टन चैपमैन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश के पूर्व फुटबॉल कप्तान थे?

(a) England / इंग्लैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

(d) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Former India football captain Carlton Chapman, who had formed a deadly trio in club football with Bhaichung Bhutia and IM Vijayan in the 1990s, died on 12th October following a heart attack in Bengaluru. He was 49.

Carlton Chapman featured alongside other greats like I M Vijayan, Jo Paul and Raman Vijayan at FC Kochi in 1997-98 season, and won the 1997 South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup

Q.11. Music composer Rajan passed away recently. From which state he belonged to?

म्यूजिक कंपोजर राजन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य से थे?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Music composer Rajan of the famous Rajan-Nagendra duo, passed away at his residence in Bengaluru on 11th October night. He was 85.

Hailing from Mysuru, brothers Rajan and Nagendra debuted as music directors in 1952 with the Kannada film Soubhagya Lakshmi, and went on to have a very successful career for nearly four decades. They composed music for over 375 films, over 200 in Kannada and the rest in Telugu, Tamil, Tulu and Sinhala.

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