Here is the Current affairs quiz October 17th 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. World Food Day is observed annually on ___?
World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year worldwide on 16 October to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945
Q2. Who has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO?
Shri Vishal V. Sharma has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO, Paris, with the rank of Ambassador, in succession to Shri Jawed Ashraf.
Q3. Who has been appointed as the Interim President of the International Weightlifting Federation?
Dr Michael Irani of Great Britain (GBR) has been appointed as the Interim President of the International Weightlifting Federation(IWF)
Q4. Who has been appointed to monitor steps taken to prevent stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh?
The Supreme Court has appointed former justice Madan B Lokur to monitor steps taken to prevent stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh amid rising levels of pollution in the national capital and adjoining regions
Q5. Where National Authority of Ship Recycling will be set up?
The National Authority of Ship Recycling will be set up in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, which is the home of Asia’s largest ship breaking and recycling industry in the world. The Directorate General of Shipping has been notified as to the National Authority for Recycling of Ships under Section 3 of the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019
Q6. 36th Raising Day of National Security Guard was observed on _______
The 36th Raising Day of National Security Guard (NSG) is observed on 16 October
Q7. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed annually on ________
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated each year on October 17 throughout the world. The theme of 2020 is ‘Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all’
Q8. Name the author of book titled ‘the battle of belonging’?
A book titled ‘The Battle of Belonging’ authored by Shashi Tharoor.· The book appears to be an extension of his book “Why I Am a Hindu”.
Q9. The government will borrow an estimated shortfall to bridge the goods and services tax (GST) revenue shortfall of _______
The government will borrow an estimated shortfall to bridge the goods and services tax (GST) revenue shortfall of Rs 1.1 lakh crore. The borrowed amount will be passed on to the States as a back-to-back loan in lieu of GST compensation cess
Q10. Name the state/UT that has announced the ‘My Town My Pride’ programme?
Jammu and Kashmir’s government’s “My Town My Pride” programme kick-started in Poonch
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