Here is the Current affairs quiz October 16th 2020 for RBI/NABARD/SEBI in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. International Day of Rural Women is observed annually on ______?
The United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honours women and girls living in rural areas on 15 October each year. The theme of 2020 is Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19
Q2. Name the bank that received the Central Bank of the Year Award 2020?
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) received the Central Bank of the Year Award 2020 and Ernest Addison, the governor of BoG received the award on behalf of the bank.
Q3. Who has been conferred with the Governor of the year award at bank of the year award 2020?
Mark Carney (Governor of the Bank of England) has won the Governor of the year at the Central bank of the year award 2020.
Q4. Name the company that has collaborated with AICTE to skill students and educators in next generation technologies?
With a vision to provide uninterrupted online learning to millions of students across the country, the Government of India’s All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) has partnered with Microsoft to empower learners and educators with future-ready skills. As part of this partnership, over 1,500 course modules from Microsoft will be made available to students and educators free of cost through AICTE’s e-learning portal, ELIS.
Q5. Name the bank that has launched ‘The HealthyLife Programme’ exclusively for its customers?
India’s leading private sector bank, HDFC Bank and Apollo Hospitals have collaborated to launch a holistic healthcare solution, ‘The HealthyLife Programme’, exclusively for HDFC Bank customers, to make healthy living accessible and affordable while making the process convenient and easy for the customers
Q6. World Students’ Day is observed annually on ___________
The birth anniversary of former President APJ Abdul Kalam on October 15 is observed as World Students’ Day
Q7. Name the country that has been re-elected as the President of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
India and France were re-elected as the President and Co- President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term of two years at the virtual meeting of the Third Assembly held on 14 October. Four new Vice-Presidents were also chosen to represent the four regions of ISA.
Q8. How much fund has been contributed by India to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East recently?
The Government of India contributed US$ 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in support of the Agency’s programmes and services, including education, health care, relief and social services for Palestine refugees
Q9. How many states shall be covered under World Bank backed STARS project?
The centrally sponsored project STARS will cover six states — Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha. T
Q10. Who has been named an ambassador for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020?
Romania’s 2008 Olympic champion Constantina Dita has been named an ambassador for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020
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