Here is the Current affairs quiz October 20th 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. Name the country that hosted the Youth 20 (Y20) Global Summit?
The first-ever virtual G20 (Group of Twenty) Youth 20 (Y20) Global Summit was virtually hosted from Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia for exchanging ideas and dialogues for the empowerment of youth Post COVID, where Indian side was represented by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju. The theme of the Summit was “Government – Youth dialogue on post-COVID-19 opportunities”.
Q2. Name the country that topped the Asia Power Index 2020?
The United States has retained its position as the most powerful country influencing the Asia-Pacific with a score of 81.6. It is followed by China (76.1) and Japan (41) at second and third spot respectively.
Q3. What was India’s ranking in Asia Power Index 2020?
India has been ranked at 4th position, with a score of 39.7 out of 100, in the Asia Power Index 2020
Q4. Name the country that has been conferred with the Visvesvaraya award at ISA Solar Awards?
Japan has been conferred with the Visvesvaraya award at ISA Solar Awards for the Asia Pacific region and the Netherlands for Europe and Others region.
Q5. Name the bank that has recently announced the launch of banking services on WhatsApp for its customers?
IDBI Bank Limited recently announced the launch of banking services on WhatsApp for its customers. As per IDBI, this launch is a part of sustained initiatives the Bank has taken to enable the customers to access banking services remotely at their convenience
Q6. Which has become first Country to Use Facial Recognition to Pay Taxes?
In Singapore, online government services can now be accessed by facial recognition — a world first. This technology is being rolled out to the city-state’s SingPass digital identity scheme, offering access to no less than 400 online services, including tax declarations and public housing applications
Q7. World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on ______
World Osteoporosis Day (WOD), on October 20 each year, marks a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. The theme for 2020 is ‘THAT’S OSTEOPOROSIS’
Q8. World Statistics Day is observed annually on _______
World Statistics Day is an international day to celebrate statistics. Created by the United Nations Statistical Commission, it was first celebrated on 20 October 2010. The theme for 2020 is ‘Connecting the world with data we can trust’
Q9. Who won Denmark Open 2020 under Men’s singles category?
World number seven Anders Antonsen of Denmark defeated his compatriot Rasmus Gemke.
Q10. Who won Denmark Open 2020 under Women’s singles category?
Former World Champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan clinched the Denmark Open 2020 title beating three-time world champion Carolina Marin in women’s singles
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