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Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


September – 16 | Daily Current Affairs 2020


1. World Ozone Day is observed on September 16. What is the slogan of World Ozone Day 2020?
A) ‘Ozone For Health’
B) ‘Ozone For Life’
C) ‘Ozone For Live’
D) ‘Ozone For Love’
Answer: B) ‘Ozone For Life’


2. Kapila Vatsyayan passed away. She is related to which field?
A) Writer
B) Dancer
C) Actor
D) Musician
Answer: B) Dancer

  • Kapila Vatsyayan, renowned scholar of art history, architecture and Indian classical dance, died.
  • She was the founding director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

3. Balli Durga Prasad Rao passed away. He is leader of which Party?
B) Congress
Answer: C) YSRCP
Tirupati MP and YSRCP leader Balli Durga Prasad Rao passed away.

4. William H. Gates passed away. He is father of which Company’s Co-founder?
A) Amazon
B) Flipkart
C) Microsoft
D) Snapdeal
Answer: C) Microsoft
Hq : Redmond, Washington, United States
CEO: Sathya Nadella


5. Which university is among top 10 central varsities in ICARE India University Rankings 2020?
A) Anna University
B) Punjab University
C) Pondicherry University
D) Tripura University
Answer: C) Pondicherry University
Pondicherry University was ranked ninth among Central Universities and 45th overall in the Universities and Institutions category.
Capital: Pondicherry
CM : V Narayanasamy
Governor : Kiran Bedi


6. Which organization gives sanction for proposals worth Rs 1,568 cr under Agri Infra Fund?
C) World Bank
Answer: D) NABARD
Chairman– G R Chintala
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has given in-principle sanction for Rs 1,568 crore worth of proposals received from agri-credit societies in 22 states under the recently launched Rs 1 lakh crore Agri Infrastructure Fund.
  • NABARD – will be implementing a new loan scheme for women’s self help groups to start production of value added food products like chips, pickles, jams etc from the next Gandhi Jayanthi day on October 2nd.

7. Volvo Car India has partnered with which bank to launch Volvo Car Financial Services to enable buyers get easy finance for its vehicles?
A) HDFC Bank
B) Bandhan Bank
D) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Answer: A) HDFC Bank
HDFC Bank:
Hq: Mumbai , Maharashtra
Tagline : We Understand Your World
CEO :Sashidhar Jagdishan

8. World Bank provided three loans worth how much amount to support India’s response to COVID-19 pandemic?
A) 1.5 bn dollars
B) 2.5 bn dollars
C) 3.5 bn dollars
D) 4.5 bn dollars
Answer: B) 2.5 bn dollars

Loan Reason Loan Amount
Health 1 Billion Dollar
Social Protection 0.75 Billion Dollars
Economic Stimulus 0.75 Billion Dollars

World Bank:
Hq: Washington D.C, US
Head: David Malpass

9. Which Bank has set up a new vertical called Emerging Entrepreneurs Business (EEB) to support the emerging needs of the unbanked and underbanked segment of customers?
A) HDFC Bank
B) Bandhan Bank
D) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Answer: B) Bandhan Bank
Bandhan Bank appoints Kumar Ashish to head Emerging Entrepreneurs Business vertical.

10. Which IIT has developed an artificial intelligence-based prediction model for detecting arsenic pollution in drinking water?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Hyderabad
C) IIT Kharagpur
D) IIT Mandi
Answer: C) IIT Kharagpur

11. Which IIT developed a first-of-its-kind helmet-like ventilation device that benefits patients suffering from mild respiratory distress?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Bhubaneswar
C) IIT Kharagpur
D) IIT Mandi
Answer: B) IIT Bhubaneswar
Name – Swasner

12. Who develops virus killer box to kill virus?
A) Muglian Narsimha Chary
B) Mugan Narsimha Chary
C) Mandaji Narsimha Chary
D) Mahindra Narsimha Chary
Answer: C) Mandaji Narsimha Chary

13. Which Metro develops indigenous signaling technology under ‘Make in India’?
A) Chennai Metro
B) Delhi Metro
C) Kolkata Metro
D) Hyderabad Metro
Answer: B) Delhi Metro
DMRC took a major step towards the development of an indigenously built communication-based train control (CBTC) -based signalling technology for the Metro with the launch of i-ATS (indigenous automatic train supervision), an important sub-system of the signalling system.
Capital: New Delhi
CM: Arvind Kejriwal
Governor: Anil Baijal

14. Which edition of Defence Technology and Trade Initiative was held virtually?
A) 9th
B) 12th
C) 10th
D) 13th
Answer: C) 10th

  • As part of the Indo-US Bilateral Defence Cooperation, the 10th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative, DTTI Group Meeting was held virtually.
  • The meeting was co-chaired by Raj Kumar, Secretary, Defence Production, Defence Ministry and Ellen M. Lord, Under Secretary of Defence for Acquisition and Sustainment, from the US Department of Defence.

15. The government extended the enforcement of compulsory certification by BIS for toys to which date from September 1, 2020?
A) September 1, 2021
B) March1, 2021
C) July 1, 2021
D) January 1, 2021
Answer: D) January 1, 2021

16. PM Modi will inaugurate Kosi rail mega bridge in Bihar. what is the length of this bridge?
A) 0.9 km
B) 2.9 km
C) 3.9 km
D) 1.9 km
Answer: D) 1.9 km
Construction cost – Rs 516 crore.

17. Which state government to set up an integrated platform to redress public grievances?
A) Odisha
B) Karnataka
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Nagaland
Answer: C) Tamil Nadu
An Integrated and Inclusive Public Grievance CM Helpline Management System (IIPGCMS) is to be set up to serve as a common platform for public grievances under various government departments, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced.


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