Current Affairs 10th November 2020 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 10th November 2020 covering the following topics Headlines: Shipping ministry, FASTags, Joe Biden, Pakke Tiger Reserve, Parivarthanam, UN advisory committee.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 10th November 2020 covering the following topics Headlines: Shipping ministry, FASTags, Joe Biden, Pakke Tiger Reserve, Parivarthanam, UN advisory committee.
Q1. Who among the following has won the 2020 Presidential election of the United States?
(a) Bernie Sanders
(b) Donald Trump
(c) Kamala Harris
(d) Joe Biden
(e) Tulsi Gabbard
Q2. The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has collaborated with which country to launch ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’?
(a) United States
Q3. When is the International Day of Radiology (IDoR) observed?
(a) 5 November
(b) 7 November
(c) 6 November
(d) 8 November
(e) 9 November
Q4. India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) has been launched in which state?
(a) Aruanchal Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
Q5. Which state has launched the eco-sustainable programme ‘Parivarthanam’ for the fishing community?
(a) West Bengal
Q6. World Town Planning Day (World Urbanism Day) is held every year on__________.
(a) 6 November
(b) 8 November
(c) 7 November
(d) 5 November
(e) 4 November
Q7. The Best Of India Short Film Festival 2020 as been won by Vidya Balan starer ‘Natkhat’ and has thus become eligible for the Oscar nominations 2020. Who is the director of the film?
(a) Guneet Monga
(b) Ronnie Screwvala
(c) Vidya Balan
(d) Shaan Vyas
(e) Rashmi Singh
Q8. Government has made FASTags mandatory for all the vehicles, including the old ones sold before December 2017, with effect from __________.
(a) 1 December 2020
(b) 1 April 2021
(c) 1 January 2021
(d) 1 March 2021
(e) 1 July 2021
Q9. Centre has renamed the Ministry of Shipping. What is the new name?
(a) Ministry of Ports and Shipbuilding
(b) Ministry of Water Transport
(c) Ministry of Waterways
(d) Ministry of Shipbuilding and Waterways
(e) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Q10. When is the National Legal Services Day observed in India?
(a) 8 November
(b) 9 November
(c) 7 November
(d) 5 November
(e) 6 November
Q11. Who among the following has been appointed as a new patron of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Foundation?
(a) Colin Croft
(b) Curtley Ambrose
(c) Michael Holding
(d) Anderson Roberts
(e) Ian Bishop
Q12. Which of the following national park has become the first in the eight-State northeast to provide insurance cover against Covid-19 for “green soldiers”?
(a) Pakke Tiger Reserve
(b) Kaziranga National Park
(c) Nameri National Park
(d) Khangchendzonga National Park
(e) Dibru Saikhowa National Park
Q13. Who among the following has won the Paris Master 2020 Tennis title?
(a) Nikolay Davydenko
(b) Marat Safin
(c) Alexander Zverev
(d) Daniil Medvedev
(e) Karen Khachanov
Q14. Indian diplomat, _________ has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).
(a) Gaitri Issar Kumar
(b) Vidisha Maitra
(c) Taranjit Singh Sandhu
(d) Rahul Shrivastava
(e) Manish Prabhat
Q15. Name the author, who has penned a novel named “Rasaathi: The Other Side of a Transgender”.
(a) S. N. Tiwari
(b) Arun Kumar Sinha
(c) Devendra Singh
(d) Trinath Mishra
(e) Sasindran Kallinkeel
Sol. Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States.
Sol. The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), a flagship initiative by the NITI Aayog, and Russia’s Sirius (Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station) has jointly launched ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’, a 14-day virtual programme for Indian and Russian schoolchildren.
Sol. The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is held annually on November 8 to promote the role of medical imaging in modern healthcare.
Sol. The Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) in Arunachal Pradesh on 06 November 2020.
Sol. The government of Kerala has launched a pioneering eco-sustainable programme called ‘Parivarthanam’, to improve the livelihood of the fishing community.
Sol. The World Urbanism Day, also known as “World Town Planning Day”, is celebrated on 8 November globally, to recognise and promote the role of planning in creating livable communities.
Sol. The Indian film ‘Natkhat’, starring and co-produced by Vidya Balan, has won top prize at the third edition of Best Of India Short Film Festival 2020. By winning the festival, the film has become eligible for 2021 Oscar qualification. The film has been directed by Shaan Vyas and co-produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Vidya Balan.
Sol. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification that FASTags will become mandatory for all four-wheelers, including old vehicles, from January 1, 2021.
Sol. The Government of India has decided to rename the Ministry of Shipping as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.
Sol. 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 .
Sol. Former West Indies fast bowler, Michael Holding has been appointed as a new patron of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Foundation.
Sol. Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Arunachal Pradesh has become the first in the eight-State northeast to provide insurance cover against Covid-19 for “green soldiers”.
Sol. Russian, Daniil Medvedev has won Paris Master 2020 title in tennis, when he beat Alexander Zverev 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 in Paris.
Sol. Indian diplomat, Vidisha Maitra has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).
Sol. Ex-SPG officer, Sasindran Kallinkeel’s has penned a novel named “Rasaathi: The Other Side of a Transgender”.
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