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Current Affairs Quiz: 29 October 2020

29 October: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  ‘Dharani’ portal, world’s highest-altitude cloud computing data centre and ISRO's upcoming launch mission among others. 

1.China is building the world’s highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in which region?
a)Taiwan
b)Hong Kong 
c)Beijing 
d)Tibet

2.India procured 11,000 cold weather clothing systems from which nation’s armed forces?
a)France
b)Russia
c)United States
d)Japan 

3.Which satellite will be launched by ISRO on November 7?
a)ASOS-X
b)EOS-1
c)LVX-2
d)PVS-1 

4.Veteran BJP leader, Keshubhai Patel passed away on October 29, 2020. He had served as the Chief Minister of which state?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Gujarat 
c)Maharashtra
d)West Bengal

5.India has decided to extend how much Line of Credit to Central Asia for development projects?
a)USD 1.5 billion
b)USD 2 billion 
c)USD 3 million
d)USD 1 billion

6.Union Cabinet has approved signing of MoU in the field of health and medicine between India and which nation?
a)Cameroon
b)Nigeria
c)Denmark
d)Cambodia

7.Which state’s Chief Minister has launched the ‘Dharani’ portal?
a)Tamil Nadu 
b)Karnataka
c)Andhra Pradesh
d)Telangana

8.Who has developed a messaging application called ‘Secure Application for the Internet’?
a)DRDO
b)ISRO
c)Indian Army 
d)Territorial Army 

Answers

1.(d) Tibet 
China is building the world's highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet. The date centre will meet the data storage needs of the country and South Asian nations like Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

2.(c) United States
India has procured 11,000 sets of extended cold weather clothing system (ECWCS) from the United States for its soldiers deployed to forward areas along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.

3.(b) EOS-1
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching earth observation satellite EOS-01 as primary satellite and 9 customer satellites aboard PSLV-C49 on November 7, 2020.

4.(b) Gujarat
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel passed away on October 29, 2020. He was 92. Keshubhai Patel had served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for two terms in 1995 and from 1998 to 2001.

5.(d) USD 1 billion
India on October 28, 2020 announced an additional Line of Credit worth USD 1 billion for development projects in Central Asian countries.

6.(d) Cambodia
The Union Cabinet on October 29, 2020 approved the signing of MoU between India and Cambodia to expand cooperation in the field of health and medicine.

7.(d) Telangana
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on October 29, 2020 launched the Dharani Portal for land and property registrations. The portal aims to reduce loopholes in the registration process.

8.(c) Indian Army
The Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application called the Secure Application for the Internet (SAI). The application will support end-to-end secure voice, text and video calling services for the Android platform over the internet. 

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