Current Affairs Quiz: 19 October 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Global Hunger Index 2020, world’s biggest zinc smelter project and Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 among others. 

Oct 19, 2020 19:29 IST

19 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 Global Hunger Index 2020, world’s biggest zinc smelter project and Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 among others. 

1.India was ranked at which position in the recent Global Hunger Index 2020?
a)94
b)100
c)87
d)66

2.Which state will be setting up the world’s biggest zinc smelter project?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Maharashtra
c)Rajasthan
d)Gujarat

3.Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 is being currently held between which two nations?
a)India, South Africa
b)India, Sri Lanka
c)Sri Lanka, Australia
d)Japan, India

4.PM Narendra Modi has been invited by which nation to celebrate its 50 years of Independence in 2021?
a)Maldives
b)Mauritius
c)South Korea
d)Bangladesh

5.Which state/ UT is going to run Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas buses as a part of its anti-pollution drive?
a)Uttar Pradesh 
b)Delhi 
c)Madhya Pradesh 
d)Punjab

6.The Air India bid deadline is expected to get another extension till when?
a)December 15th 
b)December 31st 
c)November 30th 
d)November 15th 

7.Which state’s Chief Minister launched Mission Shakti?
a)Delhi 
b)UP 
c)MP 
d)Telangana

8.Who won the Denmark Open title in women’s singles?
a)PV Sindhu
b)Akane Yamaguchi 
c)Carolina Marin
d)Nozomi Okuhara

Answers

1.(a) 94
India has been ranked 94 out of 107 countries in the recent Global Hunger Index 2020. India has been put under the serious hunger category this time.India was ranked 102 in 2019 out of 117 nations.

2.(d) Gujarat
Gujarat government has decided to set up the world’s biggest zinc smelter project in Dosawada in Tapi district of Gujarat.

3.(b) India, Sri Lanka
The 8th edition of the annual Indian Navy (IN) and Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 starts from October 19 to October 21, 2020, in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
 
4.(d) Bangladesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by Bangladesh to celebrate the nation’s 50 years of Independence on March 26, 2021.

5.(b) Delhi 
The Delhi Government has decided to deploy 50 Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas, HCNG-based buses from October 20, 2020 onwards, as a part of the Government's plan to combat air pollution in the national capital.
 
6.(a) December 15th 
The government has decided to further extend the Air India bid deadline till December 15, 2020 to attract potential suitors. 

7.(b) UP 
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath launched the 'Mission Shakti' programme on October 17, 2020 to ensure the safety of women in the state. The Mission will be implemented for six months till the 'Basant Navratri' in April 2021.

8.(d) Nozomi Okuhara
Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara clinched the Denmark Open title beating three-time badminton world champion Carolina Marin in women's singles. Okuhara got the better of Marin in two games 21-19, 21-17. 

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