Here is the Current affairs quiz October 21st 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. Which among the following countries was not a part of Naval Exercise Malabar 2020?
Phase 1 of the 24th edition of Naval Exercise Malabar 2020 is underway in the Bay of Bengal. Indian Navy, United States Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force, and Royal Australian Navy are participating in the naval exercise
Q2. Name the financial institution that has signed 177 million dollar loan pact to upgrade 450 kms of state highways & major district roads in Maharashtra?
Asian Development Bank, ADB and Government of India has signed a 177-million dollar loan to upgrade 450 kilometres of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra.
Q3. Name the state where the foundation stone for the first-ever multi-modal logistic park of the country has been laid recently?
Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has virtually laid the foundation stone for the first-ever multi-modal logistic park of the country in Assam. The 700-crore rupee park at Bongaigaon district will provide direct connectivity to air, road, rail and waterways to the people of Assam and other parts of North East. It will also give employment to 20 lakh people. It will be developed under the Bharatmala Pariyojana of the Centre. The fund for the multi-modal logistics park would be spent in three components – road and railway connectivity as well as building and infrastructure work. A Memorandum of Understanding will also be signed to implement the project
Q4. Who won the gold medal in women’s event of the 2020 Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship?
In Shooting, the world number one Elavenil Valarivan of India won the gold medal in women’s event of the 2020 Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship. The event was organised by Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation (BSSF)
Q5. Name the country that topped the International Migration Outlook report 2020?
People’s Republic of China retained its top spot with 430000 migrants, which was 1% lower than the 2019 report.
Q6. What was India’s ranking in International Migration Outlook report 2020?
International Migration Outlook report 2020 released India has hold second rank in terms of the number of migrants going to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and acquiring the citizenship of those countries
Q7. Name the company that has been chosen by NASA to build the first ever cellular network on the moon?
Nokia Oyj has been chosen by NASA to build the first ever cellular network on the moon. The Finnish telecommunications firm said on Monday that the partnership will create a path toward sustainable human presence on the lunar surface, and will result in the first LTE/4G communications system in space
Q8. Who has formulated the Ayushman Sahakar Scheme?
The Agriculture Ministry has rolled out the Ayushman Sahakar Scheme to assist cooperatives in the creation of healthcare infrastructure in the country. The scheme is formulated by the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the apex autonomous development finance institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Q9. Name the author of book titled ‘Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside’?
Veteran Economist and bureaucrat N K (Nand Kishore) Singh has released his autobiography titled “Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside”. The book portrays the life of NK Singh who played an active role in the development of the Indian economy.
Q10. International Chef’s Day is observed annually on _______
International Chef’s day is celebrated on October 20 every year to honour the profession and educate people about healthy food. International Chefs Day is celebrated by Worldchefs on October 20 every year. The theme of 2020 is ‘Healthy Food for the Future’
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