Current Affairs Quiz - October, 2020

21. India’s first Dragonfly fossil was found in which state recently?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Andaman and Nicobar
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Madhya Pradesh

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22. Which financial institution has signed USD 270 million loan to strengthen Urban local bodies in Madhya Pradesh?

[A] AIIB
[B] ADB
[C] BRICS Bank
[D] World Bank

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23. The Government has selected which company to connect 5,000 village Panchayats with satellite broadband under BharatNet project?

[A] Hughes Communications India
[B] Airtel Digital
[C] TATA Sky
[D] Zing Digital

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24. Recently, the travel business group Cox & Kings has been classified as wilful defaulter by which bank?

[A] ICICI Bank
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Yes Bank
[D] HDFC Bank

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25. Shobha Naidu, who recently passed away, was associated with which profession?

[A] Poet
[B] Dancer
[C] Journalist
[D] Scientist

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26. In which state/UT, was the operation of first phase of International Institute of Advanced Virology (IIAV) inaugurated?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Kerala
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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27. Where is the headquarters of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) located?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Gurugram
[D] Hyderabad

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28. “Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojna” is a part of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation project, funded by which PSU?

[A] NTPC
[B] Coal India
[C] SAIL
[D] ONGC

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29. The webinar between India and Kazakhstan was organized by which Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of External Affairs
[C] Ministry of Defence
[D] Ministry of Communication

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30. Which Union Ministry co-hosts the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020?

[A] Ministry of Science & Technology
[B] Ministry of Education
[C] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[D] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

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