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November – 10 | Daily Current Affairs 2020


1. Which state government celebrated 13th ‘Nandigram Dibas’ on November 10?
A) Nagaland
B) West Bengal
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: B) West Bengal
On the occasion of the 13th ‘Nandigram Dibas’ on November 10, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remembered all those who have lost their lives in political violence across the world.
World Science Day for Peace and Development – November 10.


2. Azim Premji is topped EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020 by Hurun Report India and Edelgive Foundation. He is Head of which company?
A) Wipro
B) HCL Technologies
D) Infosys
Answer: A) Wipro
Top three performers are,
1st -Azim Premji Wipro-Rs 7,904 crore.
2nd -Shiv Nadar HCL Technologies-Rs 795 crore.
3rd- Mukesh Ambani Reliance Industries-Rs 458 crore.


3. American Express partners with Mobikwik to issue its first prepaid payments card named ‘MobiKwik Blue American Express Card’ with flexible credit limit of how much amount?
A) Up to Rs 5 lakhs
B) Up to Rs 1 lakh
C) Up to Rs 3 lakhs
D) Up to Rs 2 lakhs
Answer: B) Up to Rs 1 lakh
American Express + Mobikwik – ‘MobiKwik Blue American Express Card’ with flexibleCredit limit.


4. Sebi has set up an expert group of howmany members headed by Sandip Bhagat to review the framework of share-based employee benefit and issue of sweat equity?
A) 2
B) 4
C) 7
D) 8
Answer: C) 7
Sebi – 7 member committee headed by Sandip Bhagat – To review norms related to share-based staff benefit, issue of sweat equity.
Headquarters : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman : Ajay Tyagi


5. Which word has been chosen as the word of the year by Collins Dictionary?
A) Lockdown
B) Quarantine
C) Disease
D) Affect
Answer: A) Lockdown
Lockdown – The word of the year by Collins Dictionary.


6. Which IIT launches MegaScope for healthcare?
A) IIT Alumni Council
B) IIT Madras
C) IIT Hyderabad
D) IIT Bombay
Answer: A) IIT Alumni Council
IIT Alumni Council – MegaScope for healthcare.


7. Which edition of Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State was held in Video Conference Format?
A) 21
B) 20
C) 25
D) 30
Answer: B) 20

  • 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State was held on November 10, 2020 (in Video Conference Format).
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led the Indian delegation.
  • This was the first SCO Summit held in Virtual Format and third meeting that India participated after becoming a full member in 2017.
  • Prime Minister congratulated President Emomali Rahmon of the Republic of Tajikistan for assuming the chairmanship of SCO next year and assured full cooperation from India.

Narendra Modi – 20th 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State.

8. Australia-India Water Centre was inaugurated virtually through a Webinar. Which IIT participated from India delegation?
A) IIT Guwahati
B) IIT Madras
C) IIT Hyderabad
D) IIT Bombay
Answer: A) IIT Guwahati

  • Australia-India Water Centre was inaugurated virtually through a Webinar, in view of the pandemic situation.
  • The Water Centre is led by University of Western Sydney from Australia and IIT Guwahati from India along with 21 other partners from India and Australia.
  • Dan Tehan, Minister for Education – Government of Australia, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, minister for Jal Shakti – Government of India were present.

Australia-India Water Centre – Virtual inauguration.
Capital :Canberra
Australia Currency : Australian Dollar


9. Uttarakhand CM inaugurates India’s longest motorable single lane suspension bridge Dobra-Chanthi suspension bridge in Tehri-Garhwal district. what is the length of this bridge?
A) 725-metre
B) 565-metre
C) 745-metre
D) 525-metre
Answer: A) 725-metre
It has been built at a cost of Rs 2.96 crores.
Uttarakhand – Dobra-Chanthi Suspension Bridge In Tehri-Garhwal.
Capital : Dehradun(Winter), Gairsain(Summer)
CM : Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor : Baby Rani Maurya

10. The Centre has released Rs 6,195 crore to how many states as monthly installment of post devolution revenue deficit grant?
A) 12
B) 13
C) 15
D) 14
Answer: D) 14

  • The 14 states are Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
  • The Finance Ministry has given its go-ahead for the creation of the first ever national database of migrant labour to provide a platform for workers and employers, and for the government to implement specific programmes for such labourers.

Finance Commission Grants:
The 73rd Constitutional Amendment requires both the Centre and states to help Panchayati Raj institutions to evolve as a unit of self-governance by assigning them funds, functions and functionaries. The Finance Commission Grants, in the Union Budget, provides funds to local bodies, state disaster relief funds and compensates any revenue loss to states after devolution of taxes
Post devolution revenue deficit grants:
About a third of the total revenue collected by the Centre is directly transferred to states as their share in the divisible pool. However, the Finance Commission also provides a mechanism for compensation of any loss incurred by states, which is called post-devolution revenue deficit grants. This Finance Commission Grant forms the second largest chunk of Finance Commission transfers after the assistance to local rural bodies.
Centre – release Rs 6,195 crore to 14 states.
Finance and Corporate Affairs:
Minister : Nirmala Sitharaman
Constituency : Rajya Sabha MP,Karnataka

11. Nirmala Sitharaman gave banks a deadline of which year to ensure all bank accounts are Aadhaar-seeded and are linked with PAN cards where applicable?
A) December 31, 2021
B) March 31, 2021
C) July 31, 2021
D) January 31, 2021
Answer: B) March 31, 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman – Banks till March 31 to ensure all accounts are Aadhaar-seeded.
Finance and Corporate Affairs:
Minister : Nirmala Sitharaman
Constituency : Rajya Sabha MP,Karnataka

12. Odisha CM launched a bilingual mobile application named __________ to address the irrigation problems faced by farmers without them having to visit the offices concerned?
A) Pakuva Samadhan
B) Selva Samadhan
C) Secha Samadhan
D) Vikas Samadhan
Answer: C) Secha Samadhan

  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Secha Samadhan’, a bilingual mobile application, to address the irrigation problems faced by farmers without them having to visit the offices concerned.
  • He also launched four other online services to resolve the issue of water distribution for industries, commercial establishments and other institutions.
  • The Water Resources department has also developed Go Swift portal by which industries can apply for water.
  • The department has also launched the website for distribution of water to commercial establishments and other institutions.

Odisha – Secha Samadhan, online services for farmers.
Capital : Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister – Naveen Patnaik
Governor – Ganeshi Lal

13. A waste-to-energy (WTE) thermal power plant project with a capacity to generate 19.8 MW launched at which state?
A) Telangana
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Nagaland
D) Odisha
Answer: A) Telangana
A 19.8 MW capacity waste-to-energy (WtE) plant has been constructed at Jawahar Nagar by the Hyderabad MSW Energy Solutions Pvt. Limited, SPC of Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd, in the first phase.
This is the first WTE plant to be commissioned in southern India.
Jawahar Nagar, Telangana – 19.8 MW capacity waste-to-energy (WtE) plant.
Capital : Hyderabad
CM : K. Chandrashekar Rao
Governor : Tamilisai Soundararajan

14. Which railway developed a new software prototype for integrated online monitoring of Linke Hofmann Bush (LHB) coaches?
A) North Central Railway
B) Western Central Railway
C) South Central Railway
D) Eastern Central Railway
Answer: C) South Central Railway
South Central Railway (SCR) developed a new software prototype for integrated online monitoring of Linke Hofmann Bush (LHB) coaches.
The newly developed integrated online monitoring software will enhance the safety of train movements and will help in avoiding enroute detachments and extending the life of rolling stock parts.
SCR – Software For Online Monitoring Of LHB Coaches.

15. which state launched a website this Diwali for a virtual ‘Deepotsav’ enabling people to participate in the event by lighting a virtual ‘diya’?
A) Telangana
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Nagaland
D) Odisha
Answer: B) Uttar Pradesh
UP – launch portal for virtual ‘Deepotsav’.
Uttar Pradesh: 
Capital : Lucknow
CM : Yogi Adityanath
Governor : Anandiben Patel


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