Daily Current Affairs : 20th October 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 20th October 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. India’s first ever multi-modal logistics park to be set up in which state?

भारत का पहला बहु-मोडल लॉजिस्टिक पार्क किस राज्य में स्थापित किया जाएगा?

(a) Goa / गोवा

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Mizoram / मिजोरम

(d) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will lay down the foundation stone for India’s first multi-modal logistics park in Assam on October 20, 2020. This multi-modal logistics park have an estimated budget of ₹694 crore.

This multi-modal logistic park will be developed under the Bharatmala Pariyojna. The project would provide direct connectivity through air, road, rail and waterways to the people.

Q.2. Kati Bihu festival is celebrated in which of the following state?

कटि बिहू त्योहार किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Haryana / हरियाणा

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Kati Bihu is a regional public holiday in the Indian state of Assam on the first day of the month of Kati (Kartik) in the Assamese calendar. Kati Bihu is also called Kongali (“Poor”) as the granaries are usually empty and there is not much to eat at this time of the year.

Bihu are three festivals held in Assam; Bhogali or Magh Bihu is observed on January 13th or 14th, Rongali or Bohag Bihu is observed on April 14th or 15th, Kongali or Kati Bihu is observed in October.

All three of the Bihu are related to agriculture. The other two Bihu mark key dates in the harvest. This Bihu is celebrated during the time of relocation of the rice sapling – Kati means “cut”.

Q.3. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has launched ‘Safe City Project’ in which city?

उत्तर प्रदेश की राज्यपाल आनंदीबेन पटेल ने किस शहर में सेफ सिटी प्रोजेक्ट’ शुरू किया है?

(a) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(b) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(e) Meerut / मेरठ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on 18th October said the movement of women police personnel in Lucknow will inculcate a feeling of pride and safety for women in the city. The Governor spoke while inaugurating the ‘Safe City Project’, a 180-day-long campaign under which the police and other departments will work towards safety of women.

Q.4. Who will inaugurate the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek hosted by IHS Markit?

IHS Markit द्वारा होस्ट किए गए CERAWeek के भारत ऊर्जा मंच का उद्घाटन कौन करेगा?

(a) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(d) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(e) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek that will be held between October 26, 2020 to October 28, 2020. The forum is in its fourth year and is hosted by IHS Markit.

India Energy Forum by CERAWeek will be providing unique opportunity for the energy industry across the world.  It will provide an opportunity to hear directly from political leaders, policymakers and industry leaders. The forum would be talking about what lies ahead in the world of energy globally and in India.

Q.5. Which organization has recently approved $177 million loan for Maharashtra Road Improvements?

किस संगठन ने हाल ही में महाराष्ट्र सड़क सुधार के लिए $ 177 मिलियन ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Indian government have signed an agreement for a loan of $177 million on October 19, 2020. The loan has been approved to upgrade 450 kilometers of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra.

Aims: This project will improve connectivity between rural areas and urban centres in Maharashtra.

Q.6. India has successfully test fired an indigenously developed Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile named as ____________ from the Chandipur test range.

भारत ने चांदीपुर परीक्षण रेंज से ____________ नामक स्वदेशी रूप से विकसित स्टैंड-ऑफ एंटी-टैंक मिसाइल का सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया है।

(a) HELINA

(b) PARS 3 LR

(c) NAG

(d) ALAS

(e) SANT

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India successfully test fired the Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile named as SANT on October 19, 2020. It will be inducted in the Indian Air Force. The missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The missile was test fired from the Chandipur test range. The SANT missile has the capability of lock-on before launch and lock-on after launch.

The missile is a variant of Nag missile and an upgraded version of the HELINA. HELINA is yet another variant of the NAG missile. The missile was first test fired in November 2018 from Pokhran.

Q.7. What is the rank of India in Asia Power Index 2020, released by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute?

सिडनी स्थित लोवी संस्थान द्वारा जारी एशिया पावर इंडेक्स 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 1st

(b) 2nd

(c) 3rd

(d) 4th

(e) 5th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. India has been ranked at 4th position, with a score of 39.7 out of 100, in the Asia Power Index 2020, released by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute.

The Asia Power Index 2020 ranks 26 countries and territories to assess the relative power of states in Asia.

The United States has retained its position as the most powerful country influencing the Asia-Pacific with a score of 81.6. It is followed by China (76.1) and Japan (41) at second and third spot respectively.

Q.8. World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on _________________.

विश्व ओस्टियोपोरोसिस दिवस _________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 19 October / 19 अक्टूबर

(b) 20 October / 20 अक्टूबर

(c) 21 October / 21 अक्टूबर

(d) 22 October / 22 अक्टूबर

(e) 23 October / 23 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on October 20th, and launches a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

Organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), the World Osteoporosis Day campaign is accompanied by community events and local campaigns by national osteoporosis patient societies from around the world with activities in over 90 countries.

Q.9. World Statistics Day is observed every year on ______________.

विश्व सांख्यिकी दिवस ______________ पर हर साल मनाया जाता है।

(a) 17 October / 17 अक्टूबर

(b) 18 October / 18 अक्टूबर

(c) 19 October / 19 अक्टूबर

(d) 20 October / 20 अक्टूबर

(e) 21 October / 21 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. The third World Statistics Day is observed globally on 20 October 2020. The celebration of World Statistics Day 2020 is a global collaborative endeavour, organized under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Statistics Day 2020?

विश्व सांख्यिकी दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

(b) Connecting the world with data we can trust

(c) Quality Assurance in Official Statistics

(d) Importance of statistics

(e) Better data, better lives

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. The third World Statistics Day is observed globally on 20 October 2020. The celebration of World Statistics Day 2020 is a global collaborative endeavour, organized under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

Theme 2020: “Connecting the world with data we can trust.”

Q.11. Where is the Headquarters of Asian Development Bank?

एशियाई विकास बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Beijing, China / बीजिंग, चीन

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp: Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

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