Daily Current Affairs : 9th October 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 9th October 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state government has signed concessionaire agreement with Zurich Airport for the development of Jewar airport?

किस राज्य सरकार ने जेवार हवाई अड्डे के विकास के लिए ज्यूरिख हवाई अड्डे के साथ एक रियायत समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Uttar Pradesh government on 7th October signed the concessionaire agreement with Zurich Airport to begin the development of Jewar Airport.

In November last year, Zurich Airport International AG had won the bid for building the greenfield airport set to come up in Greater Noida’s Jewar. The signing of the concessionaire agreement had gotten delayed due to restrictions in travel because of Covid.

Q.2. Bishr al-Khasawneh has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which country by King Abdullah II?

किंग अब्दुल्ला द्वितीय द्वारा बिशर अल-खसावनेह को किस देश का प्रधानमंत्री नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Nigeria / नाइजीरिया

(b) Somalia / सोमालिया

(c) Eritrea / इरिट्रिया

(d) Jordan / जॉर्डन

(e) Sudan / सूडान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. King of Jordan, Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein has appointed Bishr al-Khasawneh, policy advisor to the king, as new Prime Minister of the country.

His appointment comes after King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz.

Q.3. RTGS will be available 24x7x365 from ___________________.

RTGS ___________________ से 24x7x365 उपलब्ध होगा।

(a) Nov 2020 / नवंबर 2020

(b) Dec 2020 / दिसंबर 2020

(c) Jan 2021 / जनवरी 2021

(d) Mar 2021 / मार्च 2021

(e) Apr 2021 / अप्रैल 2021

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its Statement on Development and Regulatory Policies has announced that the money transfer facility, RTGS, will be available round the clock, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from December 2020.

Under the current rules, the transfers can be made between 7 AM and 6 PM on all working days except for the second and fourth Saturday of the month and on Sundays.

The announcement comes after the RBI made the NEFT facility available 24X7 from December 16, 2019.

Q.4. RBI has projected India’s GDP at ____________ in FY21.

RBI ने FY21 में भारत की GDP का अनुमान ____________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -2.5%

(b) -4.2%

(c) -5.6%

(d) -7.3%

(e) -9.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. According to the RBI, the 9.5 per cent contraction will be due to disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic that has affected economic activities. Growth “may break out of contraction and turn positive during January-March” due to improving signs of recovery, the central bank estimates.

The governor made the statement while addressing media at the end of the three-day meeting of the newly-constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Q.5. Which Programme has been awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize 2020?

किस कार्यक्रम को नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार 2020 से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Share the Meal / शेयर द मील

(b) Doctors Without Borders / डॉक्टर्स विदाउट बॉर्डर्स

(c) Save the Children / सेव द चिल्ड्रेन

(d) World Vision International / वर्ल्ड विज़न इंटरनेशनल

(e) World Food Programme / वर्ल्ड फ़ूड प्रोग्राम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 has been awarded to the United nation’s World Food Programme (WFP). The programme has been awarded the prize for its efforts to fight the hunger specially in the war zones and conflict affected areas.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee decided to award the prize to the WEP.

Q.6. Name the indigenously developed Anti-Radiation Missile which has been successfully test-fired recently by India.

उस स्वदेशी रूप से विकसित एंटी-रेडिएशन मिसाइल का नाम बतायें जिसका हाल ही में भारत द्वारा सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया गया है।

(a) Brahmos / ब्रह्मोस

(b) Prithvi / पृथ्वी

(c) Dhanush / धनुष

(d) Rudram / रुद्रम

(e) Netra / नेत्रा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India has successfully test-fired the Rudram – an Anti-Radiation Missile on October 9, 2020. It has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile was test fired from its primary test platform Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft off the east coast.

The missile will provide air superiority and capability for the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter aircraft. It has been designed for suppression of enemy air defences (SEAD).

Q.7. World Sight Day is observed every year on _______________________.

विश्व दृष्टि दिवस हर साल _______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) Second Monday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा सोमवार

(b) Second Tuesday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा मंगलवार

(c) Second Wednesday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा बुधवार

(d) Second Thursday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा गुरुवार

(e) Second Friday of October / अक्टूबर का दूसरा शुक्रवार

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Sight Day is celebrated on the second Thursday of October every year. It aims to spread awareness about blindness and visual impairment. This year, World Sight Day is being celebrated on October 8.

The day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of taking care of our vision.

Q.8. What was the theme for World Sight Day 2020?

विश्व दृष्टि दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Vision First

(b) Eye Care Everywhere

(c) Hope on Sight

(d) Make Vision Count

(e) Stronger Together

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Sight Day is celebrated on the second Thursday of October every year. It aims to spread awareness about blindness and visual impairment. This year, World Sight Day is being celebrated on October 8.

The day is observed to spread awareness about the importance of taking care of our vision.

Theme 2020: Hope on Sight.

Q.9. World Postal Day or World Post Office Day is celebrated every year on _______________________.

विश्व डाक दिवस या विश्व डाकघर दिवस हर साल _______________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 7 October / 7 अक्टूबर

(b) 8 October / 8 अक्टूबर

(c) 9 October / 9 अक्टूबर

(d) 10 October / 10 अक्टूबर

(e) 11 October / 11 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Post Day is celebrated on October 9 every year to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) which was started in 1874 in Switzerland. Countries across the world participate in celebrations of the day to highlight the importance of postal service.

The day aims to spread awareness about the Post’s role in the everyday lives of people and businesses and its contribution to global social and economic development.

Q.10. Ram Vilas Paswan has passed away recently. He was the Union Minister of ___________________.

रामविलास पासवान का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह ___________________ के केंद्रीय मंत्री थे।

(a) Consumer affairs, food and public distribution / उपभोक्ता मामले, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण

(b) Corporate Affairs / कॉर्पोरेट मामले

(c) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम

(d) Housing and Urban Affairs / आवास और शहरी मामले

(e) Commerce and Industry / वाणिज्य और उद्योग

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, passed away late on 8th October. He recently underwent heart surgery in a Delhi hospital.

Eighth time Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha, Paswan was one of the country’s most noted Dalit leaders. He was born on 5 July, 1946 at Shaharbanni village in Khagaria, eastern Bihar.

Q.11. What does R in RTGS stands for?

RTGS में R क्या है?

(a) Regulatory

(b) Real

(c) Reserve

(d) Reimburse

(e) Render

Answer & Explanation

Exp. RTGS stands for Real Time Gross Settlement.

Q.12. What is the capital of Jordan?

जॉर्डन की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Hargeisa / हेर्गियीसा

(b) Khartoum‎ / खार्तूम

(c) Amman / अम्मान

(d) Mogadishu / मोगादिशु

(e) Asmara / अस्मारा

Answer & Explanation

Exp: Capital: Amman.

Currency: Jordanian dinar.

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