Current Affairs 07th October 2020 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 07th October 2020 covering the following topics: World Habitat Day, Nobel Prize, SMART system, Airports Authority of India, Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh.
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Q1. In 2020, the World Habitat Day is being celebrated on __________.
(a) 1st October
(b) 2nd October
(c) 3rd October
(d) 4th October
(e) 5th October
Q2. Who among the following is not the winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology/ Medicine?
(a) Harvey J Alter
(b) Charles M Rice
(c) Bryan Stevenson
(d) Michael Houghton
(e) None of these
Q3. DRDO recently conducted test flight of SMART system. It has been launched for which operation?
(a) Anti-aircraft warfare
(b) Space warfare
(c) Anti-submarine warfare
(d) Naval warfare
(e) Airborne warfare
Q4. Name the first ever airport of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to become entirely solar-powered.
(a) Rajahmundry Airport
(b) Puducherry airport
(c) Mopa Airport
(d) Dibrugarh Airport
(e) Rajouri Airport
Q5. What was the profession of Mulayam Singh Yadav who has passed away recently?
Q6. What is the theme of the World Habitat Day 2020?
(a) Future Cities
(b) Shelter for the Homeless
(c) Housing For All — A Better Urban Future
(d) Shelter is My Right
(e) Better City, Better Life
Q7. Who has launched coffee-table book titled “Babu – The Unforgettable”?
(a) Piyush Goyal
(b) Arvind Kejriwal
(c) Harsh Vardhan
(d) Manish Sisodia
(e) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Q8. Which of the following state/UTs recently announced the launch of the anti-pollution campaign ‘Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh’?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
Q9. Who authored the book titled “The Very, Extremely, Most Naughty Asura Tales for Kids”?
(a) Ravi Mehta
(b) Anand Neelakantan
(c) Soumya Singh
(d) Dinkar Tripathi
(e) Saurabh Goyal
Q10. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has entered into an MoU with “_____________”, one of the leading food delivery platforms, to onboard street food vendors on its e-commerce platform.
Q11. Wildlife Week is annually celebrated across India between ___________ with an aim to protect and preserve the flora and fauna of India.
(a) 5th to 11th October
(b) 4th to 10th October
(c) 3rd to 9th October
(d) 2nd to 8th October
(e) 1st to 6th October
Q12. Wildlife Week 2020 marks the 66th Wildlife Week which is celebrated under the theme?
(a) learning, loving and living with wildlife
(b) RoaR (Roar and Revive)–Exploring Human-Animal Relationships
(c) Life below Water: for People and Planet
(d) Branching Out for Wildlife
(e) The future of wildlife is in our hands
Q13. How many individuals have been conferred with the Right Livelihood Award 2020?
Q14. Which of the following country is set to send the world’s first mining robot named ‘asteroid mining robot’ into space by November 2020 to identify and extract resources?
Q15. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has presented the lifetime achievement award to business icon ____________ for his pioneering role in the Business Relations of India-USA and for his lifetime achievement in Global Leadership.
(a) Naveen Jindal
(b) Rahul Bajaj
(c) Kumar Mangalam Birla
(d) Ratan Tata
(e) Mukesh Ambani
Sol. The United Nations designated the first Monday of October as World Habitat Day. In 2020, the World Habitat Day is being celebrated on 5th October.
Sol. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on 5th October 2020.The award has been jointly conferred upon Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice of America, and British scientist Michael Houghton for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus.
Sol. SMART is a missile assisted release of lightweight Anti-Submarine Torpedo System for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations for far beyond torpedo range.
Sol. The Puducherry airport has become the first airport of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) which is entirely solar-powered.
Sol. Three-time member of Legislative Council and veteran Samajwadi Party leader from Auraiya, Mulayam Singh Yadav has passed away after a prolonged illness.
Sol. The theme for 2020 World Habitat Day is Housing For All — A Better Urban Future.
Sol. On the occasion of the 151st Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia has launched the coffee-table book titled “Babu – The Unforgettable” over the virtual event.
Sol. The author of Baahubali series, Anand Neelakantan has authored his first kid’s book titled “The Very, Extremely, Most Naughty Asura Tales for Kids”, published by Puffins Publishers Private Limited under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Sol. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced the launch of the anti-pollution campaign ‘Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh’ to reduce the pollution level in Delhi. An anti-dust campaign is being initiated by the Delhi government to settle the dust.
Sol. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has entered into an MoU with “Swiggy”, one of the leading food delivery platforms, to onboard street food vendors on its e-commerce platform.
Sol. Wildlife Week is annually celebrated across India between 2nd to 8th October with an aim to protect and preserve the flora and fauna of India.
Sol. Wildlife Week 2020 marks the 66th Wildlife Week which is celebrated under the theme RoaR (Roar and Revive) – Exploring Human-Animal Relationships.
Sol. The four activists Ales Bialiatski of Belarus, Nasrin Sotoudeh of Iran, Bryan Stevenson of the United States(US) and Lottie Cunningham Wren of Nicaragua shared the 2020 award for their contribution towards equality, democracy, justice and freedom.
Sol. An IEEE Spectrum report, the Beijing-based company is set to send the world’s first mining robot named ‘asteroid mining robot’ into space by November 2020 to identify and extract resources. The mining robot will be launched into space by a Chinese Long March series rocket.
Sol. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has presented the lifetime achievement award to business icon Ratan Tata for his pioneering role in the Business Relations of India-USA and for his lifetime achievement in Global Leadership.
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