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OCTOBER – 06 | Daily Current Affairs 2020


1. Batsman Najeeb Tarakai passed away. He is related to which country?
A) Russia
B) Iran
C) Afghanistan
D) Iraq
Answer: C) Afghanistan
Najeeb Tarakai – Afghanistan’s Batsman.
Capital : Kabul
Currency : Afghan Afghani

2. Politician Kailash Trivedi passed away. He is related to which state?
A) Gujarat
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Rajasthan
D) Meghalaya
Answer: C) Rajasthan
Congress legislator from Rajasthan’s Sahara constituency in Bhilwara, Kailash Trivedi, died of post-Covid-19 complications at a private hospital in Gurugram.
Kailash Trivedi – Congress legislator from Rajasthan.

3. Justice K K Usha passed away. He served as first woman chief justice of which state High Court?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Gujarat
D) Bihar
Answer: B) Kerala
KK Usha – first woman chief justice of Kerala HC.
Capital : Thiruvananthapuram
CM : Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor : Arif Mohammed Khan


4. According to the McAfee, who is topped in ‘Most Dangerous Celebrity’ list?
A) Taapsee Pannu
B) Anushka Sharma
C) Tabu
D) Cristiano Ronaldo
Answer: D) Cristiano Ronaldo

Rank Celebrity
1st  Rank Cristiano Ronaldo
2nd  Rank  Tabu
3rd  Rank Taapsee Pannu


5. Which bank has launched a debit card facility for those customers availing the loan against securities (LAS)?
A) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
C) Bandhan Bank
D) HDFC Bank
Answer: B) ICICI Bank

  • ICICI Bank has launched a debit card facility for those customers availing the loan against securities (LAS).
  • The card is available on the Visa platform.
  • Transaction limit: The card offers a maximum daily transaction limit of Rs. 3 lakh each for POS and online transactions.

ICICI Bank – debit card facility for customers availing loan against securities.
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD & CEO : SandeepBakshi
Tagline : Hum Hai Na, KhayalApka

6. Vistara and Axis Bank launched a co-branded forex card that can load up to how many currencies?
A) 10
B) 12
C) 13
D) 16
Answer: D) 16
The forex card can load up to 16 currencies and has various emergency assistance. services like loss of passport assistance through TripAssist and insurance cover of up to ₹ 3 lakh.
Axis Bank + Vistara – launch co-branded forex card.
Axis Bank:
Hq : Mumbai, Maharashtra
CEO : Mr Amitabh Chaudhary
Tagline : Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

7. Which Bank has rolled out offers for home and car loan borrowers?
A) Indian Overseas Bank
B) Bank of Baroda
C) Bank of India
D) Indian Bank
Answer: B) Bank of Baroda
It is offering a waiver of 0.25 per cent in the current applicable rates for Baroda Home Loans (under takeover cases only) and Baroda Car Loans.
Bank of Baroda – Festival offers for home, car loans.
Bank of Baroda:
Hq: Vadodara, Gujarat
MD and CEO : Sanjiv Chadha
Tagline : India’s International Bank


8. The government has appointed how many external members to the central bank’s panel that decides interest rates?
A) 2
B) 3
C) 4
D) 5
Answer: B) 3
They Are,

Name Designation
Ashima Goyal Member of Economic Advisory Council of Prime Minister
Shashanka Bhide Senior advisor at National Council for Applied Economic Research
Jayanth Varma A professor in Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Govt – Ashima Goyal, Jayanth Varma, Shashanka Bhide as MPC members.

9. Who takes charge as Chairman of SBI on October 8?
A) Dinesh Kumar Khara
B) Ashwini Kumar Tewari
C) Prakash Chandra Kandpal
D) Swaminathan Janakiraman
Answer: A) Dinesh Kumar Khara

  • The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended Swaminathan Janakiraman and Ashwini Kumar Tewari for the two Managing Director positions that will fall vacant at State Bank of India (SBI).
  • Dinesh Kumar Khara, Managing Director (Global Banking and Subsidiaries), takes charge as Chairman of SBI on October 8, and Arijit Basu, Managing Director (Commercial Client Group), is to retire on October 31.
  • Janakiraman is currently DMD (Finance). Tewari is currently the MD and CEO at SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd.

Dinesh Kumar Khara – Chairman of SBI.
State Bank of India:
Hq : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Head : Dinesh Kumar Khara
Tagline : With You all the way, Pure Banking Nothing Else,
The Nation Bank on Us.


10. Who has received 2020 Nobel prize in Physics for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity?
A) Andrea Ghez
B) Reinhard Genzel
C) Charles M. Rice
D) Roger Penrose
Answer: D) Roger Penrose

  • Briton Roger Penrose received half of this year’s prize “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”.
  • German Reinhard Genzel and American Andrea Ghez received the second half of the prize “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy”.

Roger Penrose – 2020 Nobel prize in Physics – the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity.

11. Who wins Pentagon award for missile tracking satellites?
A) Jeff Bezos
B) Pawan Kumar Chandana
C) Bob Smith
D) Elon Musk
Answer: D) Elon Musk
Elon Musk’s SpaceX – Pentagon award for missile tracking satellites.


12. Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya has developed a portable soil testing kit, which will help farmers determine nutritional content of soil on their land. What is the headquarters of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya?
A) Mumbai, Maharashtra
B) Hyderabad, Telangana
C) Raipur, Chhattisgarh
D) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Answer: C) Raipur, Chhattisgarh
IGKV – Soil-testing kit for farmers.
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya – portable soil testing kit, which will help farmers determine nutritional content of soil on their land.

13. Which IIM to launch an e-learning hub and library as a pilot project for villagers in Mavoor?
A) IIM Calcutta
B) IIM Ahmedabad
C) IIM Kozhikode
D) IIM Bangalore
Answer: C) IIM Kozhikode
IIM Kozhikode – launch e-learning hub for villagers.

14. Which technology company has developed a new method that allows anyone to easily and quickly detect Covid-19 in just 30 minutes?
Answer: B) POSTECH

  • Scientists have developed a new method that allows anyone to easily and quickly detect Covid-19 in just 30 minutes.
  • The SENSR technology developed by researchers at Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea diagnosis Covid-19 based on the RNA sequence of the virus, reducing the stress on one single testing location and avoiding contact with infected patients as much as possible.

POSTECH – New testing method can diagnose Covid-19 in just 30 minutes.

15. The Jamia Millia Islamia University has developed a saliva-based testing kit to detect COVID-19 which can display results within an hour. What is the headquarters of the Jamia Millia Islamia University?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) New Delhi
C) Rajasthan
D) Nagaland
Answer: B) New Delhi
The team of scientists from Multidisciplinary Centre for Advanced Research and Studies (MCARS) at JMI along with experts from other institutes have developed a RNA extraction free saliva-based detection technology for COVID-19.
JMI – develop saliva-based Covid-19 testing kit.


16. Which Ministry has launched the Ayush Standard Treatment Protocol based on Ayurveda and Yoga for Management of COVID-19?
A) Finance Ministry
B) Home Ministry
C) Health Ministry
D) Home Ministry
Answer: C) Health Ministry
Health Minister – Covid management protocol based on Ayurveda, Yoga.
Health and Family Welfare, Science
and Technology and Earth Sciences:
Minister : Dr Harshavardhan
Constituency : Chandni Chowk, Delhi

17. Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Vigraha’ launched to enhance coastal security. It is ______ offshore patrol vessel?
A) 5
B) 4
C) 7
D) 3
Answer: C) 7

  • The seventh offshore patrol vessel of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), ‘Vigraha’ was formally unveiled at Kattupalli.
  • The vessel built by Larsen and Toubro.
  • The OPV is 98 metre long, 15 metre wide, has 3.6 m draught, 2140T displacement and a range of 5,000 nautical miles. It can attain a sustained speed of upto 26 knots.
  • Larsen and Toubro has already designed and built ICGS ‘Vikram’, ICGS ‘Vijaya’ ICGS ‘Veera’, ICGS ‘Varaha’, ICGS ‘Varad’, ICGS ‘Vajra’.

ICG Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Vigraha’ – To enhance coastal security.

18. The National Mission for Clean Ganga, the Wildlife Institute of India and the Forest Department launched a campaign on the occasion of Ganga River Dolphin Day. What is the name of that campaign?
A) Safe Ganga Safe Dolphin
B) Our Ganga Our Dolphin
C) My Ganga My Dolphin
D) You Ganga You Dolphin
Answer: C) My Ganga My Dolphin
A Dolphin-based ecotourism programme was launched at various sites along the Ganga River. It was started in six sites across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal.
NMCG + WII + Forest Dept = My Ganga My Dolphin on the occasion of Ganga River Dolphin Day.

19. Kerala launched the Anakkampoyil- Kalladi-Meppadi tunnel road connecting Kozhikode and Wayanad.what is the length of this tunnel road?
A) 6.1 km
B) 6.4 km
C) 6.7 km
D) 6.8 km
Answer: D) 6.8 km

  • Estimated expense of the project is Rs 800 crore.
  • Total length of the road is 7.82 kilometers and the tunnel road is 6.8 kilometres long.
    With the aim of steering adoption of green habits by students, WWF India has launched a pan-India programme for school students of Classes I to VII.
  • The programme titled ‘One Earth, One Home’ (OEOH) is expected to create an impact in more than 16 states over a span of 10 weeks.

Kerala – Anakkampoyil- Kalladi-Meppadi tunnel road – 6.8 km.

20. Which Airport gets world’s first virtual reality dome?
A) Kempegowda International Airport
B) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
C) Chennai International Airport
D) Indira Gandhi International Airport
Answer: D) Indira Gandhi International Airport
The digital platform has been developed by a Hyderabad based concessionaire that integrates 360-degree virtual reality content for the global travel and tourism industry.
Indira Gandhi International Airport – World’s first virtual reality dome.


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