Daily Current Affairs 17 October 2020 Quiz
Q1. The STARS project has been approved by the Union Cabinet to improve India’s education system. The project will be implemented with financial support from which organization?
(a) World Economic Forum
(b) New Development Bank
(c) Asian Development Bank
(d) World Bank
Q2. World Food Day ?
(a) 14 October
(b) 16 October
(c) 15 October
(d) 13 October
Q3. Bhanu Athaiya, the first Indian to win the Oscar award, has passed away due to prolonged illness. In which category she won the award?
(a) Costume Designing
(b) Dance Direction
(c) Short Documentary
(d) Original Music
Q4. Kishore Bhimani who passed away recently.He is a_________?
(d) Sports journalist
Q5. Sooronbai Jeenbekov has resigned as the President of ________ country?
Q6. Government has designated the Director-General of Shipping as the National Authority for Recycling of Ships under which Section of the Recycling of Ships Act?
(a) Section 1
(b) Section 2
(c) Section 3
(d) Section 4
Q7. World Food Day 2020 theme?
(a) Fighting hunger and malnutrition
(b) Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition
(c) ZeroHunger World
(d) Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together
Q8. Head-office of the National Authority of Ship Recycling located?
(d) New Delhi
Q9. Under the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States (STARS) project? How many states will be covered?
Q10. Which country has been re-elected as the co-president of the International Solar Alliance?
Q11. Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri who passed away recently was a renowned _____.
Q12. India has contributed ___________ to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.
(a) 3.5 million
(b) 2.5 million
(c) 2 million
(d) 1 million
Q13. Kaumudi Munshi who passed away recently was known as _______.
(a) Nightingale of Assam
(b) Nightingale of Kerala
(c) Nightingale of Gujarat
(d) Nightingale of Nagaland
Q14.____________ 2008 Olympic champion Constantina Dita has been named an ambassador for the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020.
(a) Jeff Richman
(b) Constantina Dita
(c) Catherine Ndereba
(d) Valeriu Tomesc
Q15. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended the tenure of state run NTPC Ltd chairman and managing director, Gurdeep Singh till__________?
Q16. __________ state will become the world’s largest greenfield zinc smelter?
(d) West Bengal
Q17.Exim Bank has given a soft loan of 400 million to______________?
Q18. Recently ____________ which state government has decided to set up Farmers Welfare Fund Board for the upliftment of farmers?