Current Affairs 13th October 2020 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 13th October 2020 covering the following topics: Har Ghar Jal, International Day of the Girl Child, French Open, Eifel Grand Prix, Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences.
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Q1. Which state of India has become the first Har Ghar Jal state of the country by fully implementing the scheme of providing tap water connection to every rural household?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Uttar Pradesh
Q2. International Day of the Girl Child is marked on which day?
(a) 10 October
(b) 9 October
(c) 8 October
(d) 11 October
(e) 12 October
Q3. Which state of India has launched the ‘Jagananna Vidya Kanuka’ scheme for Distribute School kits to students?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Q4. Who has been roped in as the brand ambassador for India’s first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand “Transform”.
(a) Prannoy Kumar
(b) Subhankar Dey
(c) Chetan Anand
(d) Srikanth Kidambi
(e) Sourabh Verma
Q5. What is the theme of the 2020 International Day of the Girl Child?
(a) The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
(b) My voice, our equal future
(c) Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
(d) Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls
(e) Innovating for Girls’ Education
Q6. Name the winner of the 2020 French Open Men’s Tennis Championship.
(a) Diego Schwartzman
(b) Roger Federer
(c) Novak Djokovic
(d) Denis Shapovalov
(e) Rafael Nadal
Q7. World Arthritis Day is observed on which day?
(a) 12 October
(b) 11 October
(c) 10 October
(d) 9 October
(e) 8 October
Q8. Who among the following has won the 2020 Eifel Grand Prix?
(a) Bob Christie
(b) Sebastian Vettel
(c) Max Verstappen
(d) Lewis Hamilton
(e) Daniel Ricciardo
Q9. How many states have been selected as the beneficiaries of the ‘SVAMITVA’ scheme in the first phase?
Q10. Which state/UT’s has launched the first ever Tree Plantation Policy?
(d) Andhra Pradesh
Q11. Who among the following beat Sofia Kenin to win the Women’s single title in 2020 French Tennis Open?
(a) Magda Linette
(b) Victoria Azarenka
(c) Sachia Vickery
(d) Iga Swiatek
(e) Serena Williams
Q12. Who among the following has assumed the post of Finland’s Prime Minister for one day to raise awareness about gender equality?
(a) Isabella Azure
(b) Sophia Imogen
(c) Aava Murto
(d) Abigail Nova
(e) Emily Remi
Q13. Name the winners of the 2020 French Open Men’s Double Tennis Championship.
(a) A.Bedene & D.Novak
(b) E.Couacaud & A.Olivetti
(c) R.Haase & J.Sousa
(d) J.Cabal & R.Farah
(e) Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies
Q14. Name the winners of the 2020 French Open Women’s Double Tennis Championship.
(a) Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic
(b) Alexa Guarachi & Desirae Krawczyk
(c) Varvara Gracheva & Jasmine Paolini
(d) Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova
(e) Bibiane Schoofs & Lauren Davis
Q15. Who has won the Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences?
(a) Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller
(b) Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer
(c) Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson
(d) William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer
(e) Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom
Sol. As per the data provided by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Goa has become the first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State in the country by providing tap water connection to every rural household.
Sol. International Day of the Girl Child (also known as Day of Girls and the International Day of Girls) is observed annually on October 11 since 2012.
Sol. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched a new scheme named the ‘Jagananna Vidya Kanuka’ scheme to distribute school kits among the poor children of the state. The state shall spend around Rs 650 crore towards the scheme.
Sol. Commonwealth Games medallist in Badminton, Chetan Anand has been roped in as the brand ambassador for India’s first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand “Transform”.
Sol. The theme for 2020 International Day of the Girl Child is “My voice, our equal future”.
Sol. In tennis, Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-0,6-2,7-5 to win the men’s 2020 French Open on 11 October 2020. This is his 13th French Open men’s singles title and 20th Grand Slam title.
Sol. The World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12 to raise awareness about arthritis, an inflammatory condition which causes pain and stiffness in joints which can worsen with age.
Sol. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) has won the 2020 Eifel Grand Prix, held on 11 October 2020 at the Nürburgring in Nürburg, Germany.
Sol. In the Phase I, people from 763 villages of 6 states, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Karnataka will be the beneficiary of the ‘SVAMITVA’scheme.
Sol. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has passed a first-of-its-kind in India ‘Tree Transplantation Policy’ to preserve trees for clean and green Delhi.
Sol. In Women’s single, the 19-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland, claimed a historic win, by becoming the youngest women to win the title in the history of the championship.
Sol. Aava Murto assumed the post of Finland’s Prime Minister for one day on 7th October 2020 to raise awareness about gender equality.
Sol. Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies are the winners of the 2020 French Open Men’s Double Tennis Championship.
Sol. Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic are the winners of the 2020 French Open Women’s Double Tennis Championship.
Sol. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”.
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