Daily Current Affairs : 6th October 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 6th October 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state/UT government has announced campaign against air pollution ‘Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh’?

किस राज्य / केंद्रशासित प्रदेश सरकार ने वायु प्रदूषण के खिलाफ एक अभियान “युध प्रदुषण के विरुध” की घोषणा 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. As the winter season is impending during which the national capital faces a huge menace in the form of air pollution, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has launched a campaign against it. ‘Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh’ was announced on 5th October by the CM. As a part of the campaign, technology developed by Pusa Agriculture Institute to curb stubble-burning, the CM said.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), stubble burning contributed significantly to Delhi’s pollution last year with the share of farm fire smoke in particulate matter peaking to 44% in November.

Q.2. Which airport has become the AAI’s first 100% solar-powered airport?

कौन सा हवाई अड्डा AAI का पहला 100% सौर ऊर्जा संचालित हवाई अड्डा बन गया है?

(a) Delhi International Airport / दिल्ली अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Puducherry airport / पुदुचेर्री हवाई अड्डा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. The Puducherry airport has become the first airport of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) which is entirely solar-powered.

The 500KWp ground-mounted solar power plant was commissioned on 2nd October 2020. The approx cost of the plant is Rs 2.8 crore.

Q.3. Which state’s Famous Chilli “Dalle Khursani” has got Geographical Indication (GI) tag?

किस राज्य की प्रसिद्ध मिर्च “डल्ले खुर्सनी” को भौगोलिक संकेत (GI) टैग मिला है?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The red cherry pepper chilli of Sikkim which is locally known as the “Dalle Khursani” has earned the geographical indication (GI) tag from the Union department of Industry promotion and internal trade.

Notably it is considered as one of the hottest chilli in the world. Dalle Khursani has been included in the GI Registry of the Government of India on the basis of an application filed by the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (Neramac) on behalf of Sikkim.

Q.4. With which of the following country, India has agreed to operationalise the Sittwe port in the Rakhine state?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ भारत, राखिने राज्य में सिटवे बंदरगाह के संचालन के लिए सहमत हो गया है?

(a) Nepal / नेपाल

(b) Bhutan / भूटान

(c) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Myanmar / म्यांमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Ministry of External Affairs have notified that India and Myanmar have agreed to operationalise the Sittwe port in the Rakhine state by first quarter of 2021. This decision was taken after a two-day long visit of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General M M Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Myanmar on October 4 to 5, 2020.

Both sides agreed to strengthen their connectivity projects, capacity building, power and energy partnership. They agreed to deepen economic and trade ties.

Q.5. Who among the following has been appointed recently as the Monetary Policy Committee Member by GoI?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे हाल ही में भारत सरकार द्वारा मौद्रिक नीति समिति के सदस्य के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Jayant R Varma / जयंत आर वर्मा

(b) Shashank Bhide / शशांक भिड़े

(c) Ashima Goyal / आशिमा गोयल

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both b & c / b & c दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Government of India have appointed economists Jayant R Varma, Shashank Bhide and Ashima Goyal as the new members of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which was set up in 2016. The appointments were made after the decision was cleared by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet chaired by PM Modi.

The Monetary Policy Committee prepare the monetary policies for the country using the monetary policy tools that include bank rate, repo rate, reverse repo rate and cash reserve ratio.

Q.6. Who among the following has received Nobel Prize 2020 in Physics for black hole research?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ब्लैक होल अनुसंधान के लिए भौतिकी में नोबेल पुरस्कार 2020 प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Andrea Ghez / एंड्रिया घेज़

(b) Reinhard Genzel / रेनहार्ड जेनजेल

(c) Roger Penrose / रोजर पेनरोज

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & b / a & b दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded jointly to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Gheza. A panel at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm announced the recipients on 6th October.

The award has, in the past, honoured discoveries about the tiniest of particles and the vast mysteries of outer space. While one half of the Nobel was awarded to Penrose for his discovery on black holes, the other half was jointly awarded to Genzel and Ghez ‘for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of the galaxy’.

Q.7. Name the person who has been given the lifetime achievement award by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.

उस व्यक्ति का नाम बताइए जिसे इंडो-अमेरिकन चैंबर ऑफ कॉमर्स द्वारा आजीवन उपलब्धि पुरस्कार दिया गया है।

(a) Mukesh Ambani / मुकेश अम्बानी

(b) Ratan Tata / रतन टाटा

(c) Aditya Puri / आदित्य पूरी

(d) Shantanu Narayen / शांतनु नारायण

(e) Anand Mahindra / आनंद महिंद्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has presented the lifetime achievement award to business icon Ratan Tata as part of its recent global leadership awards. The IACC leadership bestowed the IACC Lifetime and Global Excellence Awards to Tata on 3rd October.

‘The Tata Group’ to nearly USD 100 billion by 2011-12, remains an influential industrialist, philanthropist and humanitarian to the day, IACC said.

Q.8. World Space Week is observed on __________________.

विश्व अंतरिक्ष सप्ताह __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1-7 October / 1-7 अक्टूबर

(b) 2-8 October / 2-8 अक्टूबर

(c) 3-9 October / 3-9 अक्टूबर

(d) 4-10 October / 4-10 अक्टूबर

(e) 5-11 October / 5-11 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. 4 to 10 October: World Space Week is the largest annual space event in the world. the weeks helps build up the workforce of tomorrow by inspiring students; demonstrates visible public support for the space programme; educates the public about space activities; and fosters international cooperation in space outreach and education.

Q.9. What was the theme for World Space Week 2020?

विश्व अंतरिक्ष सप्ताह 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Satellites improve life

(b) The Moon: Gateway to the Stars

(c) Space Unites the World

(d) Exploring New Worlds in Space

(e) Remote Sensing: Enabling Our Future

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. World Space Week is the largest annual space event in the world. the weeks helps build up the workforce of tomorrow by inspiring students; demonstrates visible public support for the space programme; educates the public about space activities; and fosters international cooperation in space outreach and education.

Theme 2020: “Satellites improve life.”

Q.10. What is the capital of Myanmar?

म्यांमार की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Lilongwe / लिलोंग्वे

(b) Naypyitaw / नाएप्यीडॉ

(c) Managua / मानागुआ

(d) Tegucigalpa / ‎ तेगूसिगल्पा

(e) ‎Havana‎ / हवाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Capital: Naypyitaw

President: Win Myint

Currency: Burmese kyat

 

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