Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 October 2020

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Q.1
The 8th Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) SLINEX-20 is scheduled off ____________

A.Trincomalee
B.Visakhapatnam
C.Both a and b
D.None
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 8th Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) SLINEX-20 is scheduled off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from October 19 to 21 2020. SLINEX-20 is a maritime exercise. The Navies conducted the previous edition of SLINEX off Visakhapatnam in September 2019.
Q.2
Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS is at ____________

A.Cochin
B.Trivandram
C.Chennai
D.None of the above
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
The supersonic cruise missile BRAHMOS was successfully test-fired on October 18, 2020, from Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea. The missile hits the mark with its maximum accuracy.
Q.3
International Weightlifting Federation was founded in 1905 and had its headquarters at_______________

A.Hungary
B.Belgium
C.Paris
D.New York
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Weightlifting Federation was founded in 1905 and had its headquarters at Budapest, Hungary.
Q.4
The Supreme Court has appointed Justice Madan B Lokur to prevent

A.Corruption
B.Women Harassment
C.Pollution
D.Stubble burning
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Supreme Court has appointed Justice Madan B Lokur, a former judge of the Supreme Court, as a one-person monitoring committee to prevent stubble burning in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, amid rising levels of pollution in the national capital and adjoining regions.
Q.5
Recently MISSION SHAKTHI was launched by which of the following states?

A.Madhya pradesh
B.Karnataka
C.Haryana
D.Uttar pradesh
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issues directions for including Bhojpuri, Bundelkhand dialects in helplines.
Q.6
What is India’s rank in Global Hunger Index 2020?

A.94
B.96
C.73
D.86
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India took place 94th place among 107 nations in the Global Hunger Index 2020 and is in the 'serious' hunger category with experts blaming low implementation processes.
Q.7
Who published the Global Tuberculosis report of 2020?

A.UNESCO
B.RBI
C.UN
D.WHO
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
World Health Organisation(WHO) has published global tuberculosis (TB) report of 2020.
Q.8
Bepicolombo is a joint mission of

A.European Space Agency and ISRO
B.European Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
C.ISRO and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
D.None of the above
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
BepiColombo is a joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Q.9
Which among the following is India'sinitiatives?

A.Pro Bono Legal Service
B.E-courts
C.Both A and B
D.None of the above
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Pro Bono Legal Servicesis launched, and this helps to provide free legal aid to marginalised sections of the society. Tele-Law services initiated in 2017, so far 3.44 Lakh free legal consultations have been given to poor people through video conferencing.
Q.10
Where is the headquarters of UNESCO?

A.Rome
B.Paris
C.New york
D.London
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
On November 16, 1945 UNESCO was founded and had its headquarters at Paris, France.
Q.11
______________________ has been selected as the next permanent representative of India to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

A.Vishal V Sharma
B.Audrey Azoulay
C.Irina Bokova
D.None
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Vishal V Sharma has been selected as the next permanent representative of India to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). He was selected with the rank of ambassador.
Q.12
International Weightlifting Federation was founded in ________________

A.1900
B.1910
C.1905
D.1906
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
International Weightlifting Federation was founded in 1905 and had its headquarters at Budapest, Hungary.
Q.13
Michael Irani was born in Bombay, who is a leading physician in _______________

A.Rheumatology
B.Cardiology
C.Neurology
D.Gyneocology
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Michael Irani was born in Bombay, who is a leading physician in Rheumatology and works as a Consultant Rheumatologist at Ashford Hospital NHS Trust.
Q.14
Michael Irani was appointed after the resignation of IWF __________________

A.Ursula Papandrea
B.Vishal V Sharma
C.Tamás Aján.
D.None
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Michael Irani was appointed after the resignation of IWF President Tamás Aján.
Q.15
Science-Society-Setu webinar series initiated to strengthen the _________________ capacity of NGOs & Communities.

A.S&T
B.IoT
C.Defence
D.None of these
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Science-Society-Setu webinar series initiated to strengthen the S&T capacity of NGOs & Communities.
Q.16
The supersonic cruise missile BRAHMOS has been jointly designed, developed and produced by India and____________________

A.Israel
B.China
C.Pakistan
D.Russia
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The supersonic cruise missile BRAHMOS has been jointly designed, developed and produced by India and Russia.
Q.17
The Indian Navy will be representing the indigenously built ASW corvettes 'Kamorta' and 'Kiltan' under the command __________________________

A.Rear Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan
B.Rear Admiral Bandara Jayathilaka
C.Both A and B
D.None of the above
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Indian Navy will be representing the indigenously built ASW corvettes 'Kamorta' and 'Kiltan' under the command of Rear Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Indian Navy.
Q.18
Brahmos missile is a _________________ air to surface missile.

A.Single stage
B.Two stage
C.Third stage
D.None of the above
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The missile is a two-stage (solid propellant engine in the first stage and liquid ramjet in second) air to surface missile.
Q.19
The Navies conducted the previous edition of SLINEX off ______________ in September 2019.

A.Visakhapatnam
B.Trincomalee
C.Tutucorin
D.None of the above
SHOW ANSWER
Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 8th Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) SLINEX-20 is scheduled off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from October 19 to 21 2020. SLINEX-20 is a maritime exercise. The Navies conducted the previous edition of SLINEX off Visakhapatnam in September 2019.

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