Daily Current Affairs 16 October 2020 Quiz

Q1. Which bank has won the 2020 Central bank of the year award?
(a) Reserve Bank of India
(b) Bank of Ghana
(c) Bank of England
(d) Reserve Bank of Australia

Q2. Under the ‘The HealthyLife Programme’ which bank has recently partnered with the Apollo Hospitals to launch a holistic healthcare solution?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank

Q3. World Students’ Day celebrated?
(a) 12 October
(b) 13 October
(c) 10 October
(d) 15 October

Q4. Cricketer John Richard Reid who has recently died, has played for which country?
(a) England
(b) New Zealand
(c) Australia
(d) West Indies

Q5.What amount is given by EXIM Bank to the Maldives to finance the Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP)?

(a) USD 400 million
(b) USD 250 million
(c) USD 300 million
(d) USD 600 million

Q6. Shobha Naidu, who has passed away recently was a renowned exponent of which classical dance?
(a) Bharatnatyam
(b) Kuchipudi
(c) Kathakali
(d) Mohiniyattam

Q7. Who won the Governor of the year at the Central bank of the year award 2020?
(a) Jon Cunliffe
(b) Chrystia Freeland
(c) Mervyn King
(d) Mark Carney

Q8. International Day of Rural Women?
(a) 15 October
(b) 14 October
(c) 13 October
(d) 12 October

Q9. AICTE has joined hands with which technology giants for skill students and teachers in new-age technologies including AI?
(a) Apple
(b) Facebook
(c) Google
(d) Microsoft

Q10. ___________ has launched the “Sujal”- ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ scheme to provide piped water connections to all urban areas?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Odisha
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Kerala

Q11. International Day of Rural Women 2020 theme?
(a) Challenges and opportunities in climate-resilient agriculture for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
(b) Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
(c) Rural Women and Girls Building Climate Resilience
(d) Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19

Q12. World Students’ Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of __________?
(a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(b) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(c) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(d) Rajendra Prasad

Q13. Which of the following state has signed a pact with Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) to set up a greenfield zinc smelter in the state?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

 Q14. On which date Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organisation.
(a) 16 October 2020
(b) 17 October 2020
(c) 18 October 2020
(d) 19 October 2020

Q15.After preliminary studies, Russia has given regulatory approval to another Covid-19 vaccine named as
(a) SARS-CoV
(b) Sputnik V
(c) mRNA-1273
(d) EpiVacCorona

Q16.The World Economic Forum has now decided to change the annual meeting in Davos in which country?

(a) India
(b) Iran
(c) Switzerland
(d) Russia

Q17. ________ state government has recently approved 33 percent women reservation in government jobs?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Punjab
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Assam


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