Here is the Current affairs quiz October 18th & 19th 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. Who has been elected as the new DDCA chief?
Advocate Rohan Jaitley, the son of late Union Minister Arun Jaitley, has been elected unopposed as the President of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).
Q2. Who has been elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?
The Managing Director and CEO of Union Bank of India, Rajkiran Rai G has been elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
Q3. Who has collaborated with IIT Delhi, DRDO, JATC to augment R&D capabilities?
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the country’s largest para-military force deployed for the internal security of the nation, has collaborated with IIT Delhi, Defence Research and Development Organisation, and Joint Advanced Technology Centre (JATC) — DRDO and IIT Delhi joint initiative — to augment its Research and Development capabilities
Q4. Name the country that hosted the Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Justice of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation?
The Seventh Meeting of Ministers of Justice of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States was hosted by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice, Communication and Electronics & Information Technology
Q5. Who won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Wildlife Photography of the Year 2020?
Aishwarya Sridhar, a wildlife photographer from Maharashtra, won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Wildlife Photography of the Year 2020. The 23-year old’s photo titled Lights of Passion was chosen among 50,000 entries from over 80 countries worldwide.
Q6. SLINEX is India’s NAVAL exercise with ____
The 8th edition of the annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 starts at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from 19 to 21 October 2020
Q7. Which state celebrates Kati Bihu festival?
Locals in Bongaigaon celebrated the Kati Bihu festival in Assam. Kati Bihu marks an important day for the Assamese people as they celebrate it by lighting up their homes and agricultural fields. People perform cultural dances and organise feasts
Q8. ‘mooPay’, a dairy-tech startup was incubated in _____
The IIT-Madras incubated dairy-tech startup and World Economic Forum’s technology pioneer, Stellapps, launched mooPay in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. Stellapps has helped us bridge the gap between the farmers and the dairy union and increased transparency. Online payment enabled by Stellapps has also helped us reduce cost and eliminate the risk of Covid transmission during transactions
Q9. What was India’s ranking in Global Hunger Index 2020?
In the 2020 Global Hunger Index, India ranks 94th out of the 107 countries with sufficient data to calculate 2020 GHI scores. lower than neighbours such as Bangladesh (75) and Pakistan (88).
Q10. Name the state that has launched Safe City Project, a women’s safety campaign?
Uttar Pradesh (UP) Governor, Anandiben Patel has launched “Safe City Project” – a women’s safety campaign in Lucknow, UP. The Project is a 180-day-long campaign under which police and other departments will work towards strengthening the security of women in public places
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