Daily Current Affairs : 22nd October 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 22nd October 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has emerged as top destination in 2019 for attracting domestic tourists, as per the Indian Tourism Statistics (ITS), 2020, released by the Ministry of Tourism?

पर्यटन मंत्रालय द्वारा जारी भारतीय पर्यटन सांख्यिकी (ITS), 2020 के अनुसार, घरेलू पर्यटकों को आकर्षित करने में कौन सा राज्य 2019 में शीर्ष गंतव्य के रूप में उभरा है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(d) Gujarat / गुजरात

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the top destination for attracting the highest number of domestic tourists visiting the state in 2019 as per the Indian Tourism Statistics (ITS), 2020, released by the Ministry of Tourism.

About 53.6 crore domestic tourists visited Uttar Pradesh in 2019, which is 23.1% of the total travellers. Tamil Nadu (21.3%) came second followed by Andhra Pradesh (10.2%).

Q.2. Which state has emerged as the top destination for attracting the highest number of foreign tourists visiting the state in 2019 as per the Indian Tourism Statistics (ITS), 2020?

भारतीय पर्यटन सांख्यिकी (ITS), 2020 के अनुसार 2019 में राज्य में आने वाले सबसे अधिक विदेशी पर्यटकों को आकर्षित करने में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष स्थान के रूप में उभरा है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the top destination for attracting the highest number of domestic tourists visiting the state in 2019 as per the Indian Tourism Statistics (ITS), 2020, released by the Ministry of Tourism.

About 53.6 crore domestic tourists visited Uttar Pradesh in 2019, which is 23.1% of the total travellers. Tamil Nadu (21.3%) came second followed by Andhra Pradesh (10.2%).

For attracting foreign travellers:

Top: Tamil Nadu (68 lakhs foreigners visiting)

Second Position: Maharashtra (over 55 lakh)

Third Position: Uttar Pradesh (over 47 lakhs)

Bottom: Goa (9 lacs)

Q.3. Which state Government have implemented Smart Black Board Scheme in more than 80,000 Government schools?

किस राज्य सरकार ने 80,000 से अधिक सरकारी स्कूलों में स्मार्ट ब्लैक बोर्ड योजना लागू की है?

(a) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The Tamil Nadu (TN) State government have implemented the smart blackboard scheme in more than 80,000 Government schools to provide a better teaching environment.

Aims: The scheme is aimed at using the audio visual teaching material in the schools. It can also be integrated with digital classrooms and smart classroom schemes.  The smart boards will create materials that can be fed into computer screens using pen drives.

Q.4. India International Science Festival to be held from Dec 22-25 on virtual platform headed by which Union Minister?

भारत के अंतर्राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान महोत्सव का आयोजन 22 से 25 दिसंबर को आभासी मंच पर किस केंद्रीय मंत्री की अध्यक्षता में होगा?

(a) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(b) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Ashwini Kumar Choubey / अश्विनी कुमार चौबे

(e) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. India International Science Festival to be held from Dec 22-25 on virtual platform headed by Harsh Vardhan. The sixth edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF), 2020, will be held virtually from December 22-25.

Aims: Promoting passion for science among young people and students by bringing science outside the laboratories, IISF 2020 must also reflect on the role of Indian scientists and science and Technology innovations for not just an ”Aatmanirbhar Bharat”, but also for global welfare.

Q.5. Who represented India at the 18th meeting of Prosecutors General of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?

शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (SCO) के अभियोजकों की 18 वीं बैठक में भारत का प्रतिनिधित्व किसने किया?

(a) Nirmala Sitharaman / निर्मला सितारमण

(b) Ajay Kumar / अजय कुमार

(c) Tushar Mehta / तुषार मेहता

(d) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(e) Rajiv Gauba / राजीव गौबा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. The 18th meeting of Prosecutors General of SCO was held on 20 October 2020, via video conference. India was represented by the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

During the meeting, all the prosecutors agreed to strengthen cooperation in preventing and combating corruption, mutual legal assistance and exchange of regulatory legal acts. India will host the SCO Prosecutors General Meeting in 2021.

About SCO: SCO is an important regional grouping which gives India an opportunity to engage its extended neighbourhood especially central Asian countries.

Q.6. Which country has the highest annual average exposures to PM 2.5 (fine particulate matter hazardous to health) in 2019, according to State of Global Air 2020 (SoGA 2020)?

स्टेट ऑफ़ ग्लोबल एयर 2020 (SoGA 2020) के अनुसार, 2019 में किस देश में PM 2.5 (स्वास्थ्य के लिए बारीक कण) के लिए सबसे अधिक वार्षिक औसत जोखिम है?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Bhutan / भूटान

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) India / भारत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. A new global study, State of Global Air 2020 (SoGA 2020)- puts India at the top of the tally on some worrying air pollution parameters.

India leads the list of countries with the highest annual average exposures to PM 2.5- fine particulate matter hazardous to health- and the third highest average ozone exposures in the world, with a 17% increase in the last decade.

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal feature among the top ten countries with the highest PM2.5 exposures in 2019; all of these countries experienced increases in outdoor PM2.5 levels between 2010 and 2019.

Q.7. Which organization has successfully conducted final trial of Nag anti-tank guided missile in Pokhran range?

किस संगठन ने पोखरण रेंज में नाग एंटी टैंक गाइडेड मिसाइल का अंतिम परीक्षण सफलतापूर्वक किया है?

(a) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) / भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन

(b) Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(d) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन

(e) National Space Informatics Centre (NSIC) / राष्ट्रीय अंतरिक्ष सूचना केंद्र (NSIC)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. India successfully carried out the final trial of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)-developed Nag anti-tank guided missile with a warhead.

The test was carried out on 22nd October at the Pokhran field firing ranges in Rajasthan. The trial of Nag anti-tank guided missile comes after the DRDO tested the helicopter launched Stand-off Anti-Tank Missile (SANT) with a range beyond 10 km from Balasore testing range in Odisha on 19th October. The Nag anti-tank missile is ready for induction in the Indian Army.

Q.8. European Union has awarded its top human rights prize to which of the following country’s opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya?

यूरोपीय संघ ने अपने शीर्ष मानवाधिकार पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया है, निम्न में से किस देश के विपक्षी आंदोलन और उसके नेता, सिवतलन त्सिचानुस्काया?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Turkey / तुर्की

(c) Belarus / बेलारूस

(d) Turkmenistan / तुर्कमेनिस्तान

(e) Mexico / मेक्सिको

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. The European Union has awarded its top human rights prize to the Belarus opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, for their challenge to President Alexander Lukashenko’s long, hard-line reign.

“It is an honour to announce that the women and men of the democratic opposition in Belarus are the 2020 Sakharov Prize laureates.

Q.9. Who among the following has been roped in as brand ambassador for Parle agro?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे पारले एग्रो के लिए ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Priyanka Chopra / प्रियंका चोपरा

(b) Manushi Chhilar / मानुषी छिलर

(c) Diya Mirza / दिया मिर्ज़ा

(d) Tamannaah Bhatia / तमन्नाह भाटिया

(e) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Parle Agro has roped in Priyanka Chopra Jonas as the national brand ambassador to maximise reach and awareness of its fruits plus fizz portfolio ‘B-Fizz’.

The campaign will be aggressively promoted across IPL on Hotstar and YouTube. B-Fizz is a unique and refreshing apple juice-based malt flavoured carbonated drink that is set to revolutionize the taste experience of consumers across age groups.

Q.10. Where is the headquarters of European Union situated?

यूरोपीय संघ का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Brussels, Belgium / ब्रुसेल्स, बेल्जियम

(b) Zürich, Switzerland / ज़्यूरिख़, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Athens, Greece / एथेंस, ग्रीस

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp: Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

Q.11. Who is the present secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?

शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (SCO) के वर्तमान महासचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(b) Vladimir Norov / व्लादिमीर नोरोव

(c) Henrietta H Fore / हेनरीटा एच फोर

(d) Mohammed Barkindo / मोहम्मद बरकिंडो

(e) António Guterres / एंटोनियो गुटेरेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Secretary General: Vladimir Norov

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