Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 10th November 2020
Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 10th November 2020
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Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz – 10th November 2020

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Current Affairs Quiz – 10th November 2020

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1. Who among the following has been unanimously elected to the board of global dairy body International Dairy Federation (IDF)?

  1. Roshni Rao
  2. Dilip Rath
  3. Rajesh Gupta
  4. Pradeep Singla
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– B. Dilip Rath

Explanation– National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman, Dilip Rath has been unanimously elected to the board of global dairy body International Dairy Federation (IDF). He has been associated with IDF for the last 10 years as Member Secretary of Indian National Committee and as a member of the Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics. Rath has played a key role in signing the Dairy Declaration at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam in October 2016 between IDF and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). India ranks first among the world’s milk-producing nations and has the largest bovine population in the world.

2. Recently, NPCI has finally allowed a messaging platform named ……………….. to roll out its payments service in the country in a “graded” manner.

  1. Telegram
  2. iMessage
  3. WhatsApp
  4. Viber
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer- C. WhatsApp

Explanation– The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has finally allowed the Facebook-owned messaging platform “WhatsApp” to roll out its payments service in the country in a “graded” manner. The announcement by NPCI came after the organization made a crucial change to its regulations concerning the use of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). The change puts a limit on single third parties such as WhatsApp or its rivals Google Pay and Walmart’s PhonePe where they can only handle 30 percent of overall UPI transaction volumes.

  • NPCI MD & CEO: Dilip Asbe.
  • NPCI Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • NPCI Founded: 2008.

3. Name of the filmmaker who has been selected for the JC Daniel Award, the state government’s highest honour for lifetime contributions to Malayalam cinema.

  1. Hariharan
  2. Sreenivasan
  3. Nedumudi Venu
  4. Atanu Chakraborty
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– A. Hariharan

Explanation– Noted filmmaker Hariharan has been selected for the JC Daniel Award, the state government’s highest honour for lifetime contributions to Malayalam cinema. The award carries a purse of Rs 5 lakh, a citation, and a sculpture. Hariharan was chosen for the prestigious award by a jury chaired by MT Vasudevan Nair with director Harikumar, actor Vidhubala, State Chalachitra Academy chairman Kamal and Cultural Department Secretary Rani George as members. Hariharan, who initially skilled with cinematographer U Rajagopal in Madras, later assisted administrators M Krishnan Nair, AB Raj, and JD Thottanm for seven years. In 1972 he directed the film ‘Girls Hostel’. Later he got here up with a few of the evergreen films in Malayalam.

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4. A special tri-Service combat exercise called “Bull Strike” was conducted by which of the following commands?

  1. Central Command
  2. Southern Command
  3. South Western Command
  4. Andaman and Nicobar Command
  5. None of these

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Correct AnswerD. Andaman and Nicobar Command

Explanation– A special tri-Service combat exercise called “Bull Strike” was conducted by the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC). The high-voltage exercise, with assets and manpower from the Army, Navy and IAF as well as Para-SF and marine commandos, was conducted November 3 to 5, 2020. The combat maneuvers included combat free-fall and para-drop from C-130J “Super Hercules” strategic airlift aircraft.

5. Recently, Which of the following credit card provider partnered with Paytm and Visa to launch contactless co-branded credit cards?

  1. SBI Card
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. ICICI Bank
  4. City Bank
  5. None of these
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Correct AnswerA. SBI Card

Explanation– SBI Card and Payment Services Ltd partnered with Paytm and Visa to launch contactless co-branded credit cards, India’s next-generation credit cards. The credit card will be available in two variants, namely, Paytm SBI Card and Paytm SBI Card SELECT. The 2 variants have been designed for the new age, digitally savvy customers. The product has been launched on the Visa platform. The aim of the Partnership is to bring in ‘new to credit’ users into the formal economy and empower them to control their finances.

6. The Elephant Rehabilitation centre in which of the following city is set to become the largest care centre and cure centre for elephants in the world?

  1. Kannur
  2. Kochi
  3. Kozhikode
  4. Varkala
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– E. None of these (Thiruvananthapuram)

Explanation– The Elephant Rehabilitation centre at Kottoor in Thiruvananthapuram is set to become the largest care centre and cure centre for elephants in the world. The project is being implemented at a cost of Rs 108 crore with funding from Kerala Infrastructure Investment Board. The first phase of this centre will be commissioned from February 2021.

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7. Who among the following has chaired the India CEO Forum on Climate change, held virtually?

  1. Piyush Goyal
  2. Nitin Gadkari
  3. Prakash Javdekar
  4. Narendra Modi
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– C. Prakash Javdekar

Explanation– The India CEO Forum on Climate change was held virtually on 5th November organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC). It was chaired by Union minister Prakash Javdekar, Minister of environment and forest climate change. It is the pioneering initiative of the government, inviting industry representatives, exchanged views on climate change.

8. Who among the following has authored the book titled “The Age of Pandemic (1817-1920): How they Shaped India And the World”?

  1. Suman Sahai
  2. Manjari Mishra
  3. Chinmay Tumbe
  4. Ajay Kumar Parida
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– D. Ajay Kumar Parida

Explanation–  Chinmay Tumbe’s 2nd book titled “The Age of Pandemic (1817-1920): How they Shaped India And the World” the book argues that the period between 1817 and 1920 as the age of Pandemic which claimed around 70 million lives, with India as the epicentre. The book is published by HarperCollins India and is set to release in December 2020. It documents the scale of devastation, cause and consequences and the resilience of the people during the pandemics.

It also portrays the continuing relevance of learning from the disaster that affected the nation and the ways to combat the challenges like COVID-19. The book describes the effects and devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in India and accounts the impacts of the pandemic on the aspects of life.

9. Name of the following small finance bank which has signed an agreement with Care Health Insurance Company Limited as Corporate Agent for Health Insurance Products.

  1. AU Small Finance Bank
  2. Equitas Small Finance Bank
  3. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
  4. Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank
  5. None of these
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Correct AnswerA. AU Small Finance Bank

Explanation– AU Small Finance Bank Ltd signed an agreement with Care Health Insurance Company Limited as Corporate Agent for Health Insurance Products. Care Health Insurance is formerly known as ‘Religare Health Insurance Company Limited. The Bank has been issued certificate of registration CA0515 under Registration of Corporate Agents – Regulations, 2015 by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and Bank has entered into agreement with Care Health Insurance Company. In terms of business, market penetration and reach, this partnership will be mutually beneficial for the bank and insurance company.

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10. The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to invest …………….. for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I hydropower project to be constructed across river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh.

  1. ₹1,500 crore
  2. ₹1,750 crore
  3. ₹1,110 crore
  4. ₹1,810 crore
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– D. ₹1,810 crore

Explanation– The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to invest ₹1,810 crore for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I hydropower project. The project is to be constructed across river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh. It is being implemented by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Build-Own-Operate-Maintain (BOOM) basis.

11. The “National Legal Services Day” celebrated every year by all Legal Services Authorities on which day-

  1. 7th November
  2. 9th November
  3. 8th November
  4. 10th November
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– B. 9th November

Explanation–  In India, 09 November is celebrated as “National Legal Services Day” every year by all Legal Services Authorities, to commemorate the enactment of the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987. The Day is celebrated to make people aware of the various provisions under the Legal Services Authorities Act and the right of the litigants. The aim of celebrating this day is to offer free of charge, proficient and legal services to the people belonging to weaker sections of society. It also seeks to make sure the availability of free services to weaker section people as well as making them conscious about their rights.

12. Which of the following organization has partnered with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) to launch the First Edition of the Quarterly MSME Credit Health Index?

  1. Equifax Inc
  2. TransUnion CIBIL
  3. India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)
  4. Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited – CIBIL
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– B. TransUnion CIBIL

Explanation– Credit Information Company TransUnion CIBIL has partnered with the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) to launch the First Edition of the Quarterly MSME Credit Health Index. The index will provide a reliable measure and benchmark of the growth and strength of MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) in India. To provide Government, Policy makers, lenders and other stakeholders, insights and analysis on various aspects of the health of MSME industry to enable better policy with respect to MSME lending. The comprehensive information will facilitate better risk management and inclusion of MSME in Indian Banking and financial system.

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13. The “Go Electric” campaign was launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in coordination with which of the following state?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Tamil Nadu
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– D. Tamil Nadu

Explanation– The “Go Electric” campaign was launched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in coordination with the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission. The Andhra Pradesh State Government is to set up 400 Electric Vehicle charging vehicles all over the state to promote the usage of electric vehicles. This is to be achieved in coordination with the “Go Electric” campaign of BEE. The main of the step is to attract investment in the EV sector by setting up charging stations and electric vehicle infrastructure.

14. Who among the following has been crowned as the Miss Universe Australia 2020 in the first virtual pageant event of Australia?

  1. Mehr Elieser
  2. Maria Thattil
  3. Shweta Sekhon
  4. Mohana Prabha
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer–  B. Maria Thattil

Explanation– Indian-origin Maria Thattil was crowned as the Miss Universe Australia 2020 in the first virtual pageant event of Australia. The 16th Edition of the beauty pageant Miss Universe Australia 2020 was held on October 28, 2020, at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria. First, runner-up was bagged by Miné Coetser of Pretoria, followed by Tash Galgut (Sydney) as the second.

15. Recently, HG Somashekar Rao passed away, who was the renowned theater and film actor from which of the following industry?

  1. Gujarati
  2. Marathi
  3. Kannada
  4. Malayalam
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer– C. Kannada

Explanation– H. G. Somashekar Rao (1933 or 1934 – 3 November 2020) was an Indian Kannada-language theatre artist and actor. He acted in over 300 plays and 60 films over a career that spanned 50 years. He was a recipient of the Karnataka State Government’s award for his role in Mithileya Seetheyaru (1988).

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