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Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Oct 2020
- October 19, 2020
- Posted by: DOTS ACADEMY
- Category: Quizes
1) Mahila Kisan Diwas is celebrated on the same day as and when UN celebrates ‘International Day of Rural Women’. When is it celebrated?
a) October 2nd
b) October 15th
c) October 30th
d) June 5th
• Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana, organised a webinar on “Role of women in dairy farming” to celebrate MahilaKisanDiwas on October 15.
2) Which among the following organisation confers the awards such asVisvesvaraya award, Kalpana Chawla award and Diwakar award?
a) International Solar Alliance
b) Defence Research and Development Organisation
c) International Energy Agency
d) Indian Space Research Organisation
• The third assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held virtually recently.
3) Global Hunger Index, 2020 released byWelthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide ranks India at
• India ranks 94 out of 107 countries in the Index, lower than her neighbours such as Bangladesh (75) and Pakistan (88).
4) New START treaty, recently heard in news, is between
a) China and Japan
b) North Korea and South Korea
c) India and Pakistan
d) US and Russia
• President Vladimir Putin has proposed a one-year extension without conditions of the last major nuclear arms reduction accord- the New START treaty- between Russia and the U.S.
5) The Zojila which is set to be Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel connects
a) Srinagar and Leh
b) Leh and Manali
c) Manali and Shimla
d) None of the above
• Union Transport Ministry has launched the first blasting for construction-related work at the Zojila tunnel that will provide all-year connectivity between Srinagar valley and Leh.