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OCTOBER – 04 | Daily Current Affairs 2020
Table of Contents
1. Visnu Shivaraj Pandian is related to which sports?
Answer: B) Shooting
- India’s Visnu Shivaraj Pandian won the 10m air rifle event at the fifth edition of the International Online Shooting Championship.
- The second place was won by world no. 27 Etienne Germond of France while Olympic quota winner Martin Strempfl of Austria took the third place.
Visnu Shivaraj Pandian – gold in 10 meter air rifle event of International Online Shooting Championship.
2. Politician Pradeep Maharathy passes away. He is related to which party?
Answer: B) BJP
Former Odisha Minister and veteran Biju Janata Dal MLA Pradeep Maharathy passed away.
Pradeep Maharathy – Senior BJD leader.
3. K.V. Thiruvengadam passed away. He is related to which field?
Answer: A) Physician
- Fondly known as the ‘walking encyclopedia of medicine’.
- Served as the Director of Medicine at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) in Chennai.
K.V. Thiruvengadam – Renowned physician and teacher of medicine.
4. According to Forbes, who is topped in the list of highest-paid actress of 2020?
A) Angelina Jolie
B) Melissa McCarthy
C) Sofia Vergara
D) Gal Gadot
Answer: C) Sofia Vergara
|1st Rank||Sofia Vergara||$43 million|
|2nd Rank||Angelina Jolie||$35.5 million|
|3rd Rank||Gal Gadot||$31 million|
5. Ravi Santhanam, CMO HDFC Bank has been recognized in the Forbes list of ‘The World’s Most Influential CMOs’.What is rank of Ravi Santhanam in this list?
Answer: B) 39
This is the eighth edition of this annual list released by Forbes with research partners Sprinklr and LinkedIn.
Ravi Santhanam – CMO HDFC Bank – the Forbes list of ‘The World’s Most Influential CMOs’.
Hq: Mumbai , Maharashtra
Tagline : We Understand Your World
CEO :Sashidhar Jagdishan
6. Who won the lifetime achievement award presented by The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC)?
A) Kumar Birla
B) Julie Sweet
C) Shantanu Narayen
D) Ratan Tata
Answer: D) Ratan Tata
Ratan Tata – lifetime achievement award presented by IACC.
7. Who is virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East West Metro corridor?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Ram Nath Kovind
C) Piyush Goyal
D) Nirmala Sithaaraman
Answer: C) Piyush Goyal
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East West Metro corridor, and flagged off the first train from there to Salt Lake Sector-V.
Piyush Goyal – Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East West Metro corridor.
8. Which organization, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry, and Invest India are organising a global symposium virtually ‘India PV EDGE 2020’ on October 6?
D) NITI Aayog
Answer: D) NITI Aayog
- To catalyse cutting-edge solar cell manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry, and Invest India are organising a global symposium virtually ‘India PV EDGE 2020’ on October 6.
- There will be a plenary session and subsequent sessions on ‘Wafers and Cells’, ‘Modules and Production Equipment’ and ‘Supply Chain.
NITI Aayog + the New and Renewable Energy Ministry + Invest India = a global symposium virtually ‘India PV EDGE 2020’ on October 6.
Hq: New Delhi
CEO : Amitabh Kant
9. Which state launched ‘HavePure Naturally Yours’ initiative for help women farmers by taking their unique natural products to new markets?
A) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: C) Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand – ‘HavePure NATURALLY YOURS’ empowers women farmers.
Capital : Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)
CM : Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor : Baby Rani Maurya
10. Who launched ‘AP fights corona’ to help different sections of people fight the Covid-19 pandemic?
A) N Chandrababu Naidu
B) Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
C) K. Rosaiah
D) N. Kiran Kumar Reddy
Answer: A) N Chandrababu Naidu
TDP supremo and Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu launched a website — http://apfightscorona.com — to help different sections of people fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Naidu – ‘AP fights corona’ website to help virus-hit people.