Current Affairs Quiz: 22 October 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Panchayati Raj Act, NAG anti-tank guided missile and Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among others. 

Oct 22, 2020 19:31 IST

22 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 Panchayati Raj Act, NAG anti-tank guided missile and Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among others. 

1.India is set to sign a military pact on satellite data with which nation?
a)United States
b)Russia
c)Germany 
d)France

2.The Union Cabinet has approved the adoption of Panchayati Raj Act in which Union Territory for the first-ever time?
a)Puducherry
b)Delhi
c)Jammu and Kashmir 
d)Ladakh

3.India conducted the final trial of which anti-tank guided missile?
a)Nag
b)SANT 
c)HELINA
d)NAMICA

4.Which telecommunications company has been selected by NASA to build the first-ever cellular network on Moon?
a)Deutsche
b)Nokia
c)SoftBank Group 
d)Verizon Communications Inc

5.Which ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy on October 22, 2020?
a)INS Kavaratti
b)INS Kailash
c)INS Vikrant 
d)INS Chakrata

6.Which state has been ranked at the top in the Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index?
a)West Bengal
b)Haryana
c)Uttarakhand
d)Uttar Pradesh

7.Which city will host the third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on October 27?
a)New Delhi
b)Mumbai
c)Bengaluru
d)Chennai

8.Which state will observe 'COVID-19 - No Tolerance Fortnight' from Oct 26?
a)Manipur
b)Mizoram
c)Assam
d)Sikkim

Answers

1.(a) The United States
India will soon sign a military pact with the United States to get access to satellite data for better accuracy of missiles and drones. The deal will be signed during the India-US 2+2 dialogue. 

2.(c) Jammu and Kashmir
The Union Cabinet has approved the adoption of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989. The decision has paved the way for local body elections in the Union territory. 

3.(a) Nag
India on October 22, 2020 successfully carried out the final trial of the Nag anti-tank guided missile with a warhead. The missile is an Indian third-generation, all-weather, fire-and-forget, lock-on after launch, anti-tank guided missile (ATGM).
 
4.(b) Nokia
Nokia has been selected as a partner by NASA to build the first-ever cellular network on the Moon, helping pave the way towards a sustainable human presence on the lunar surface. 

5.(a) INS Kavaratti
The Indian Army Chief General, Manoj Mukund Naravane on October 22, 2020, commissioned the last of the four indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare-ASW stealth corvette ‘INS Kavaratti’ into Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Vishakhapatnam.

6.(b) Haryana
Haryana has been ranked at the top in the Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among the 29 states in India. The news was shared during the State Health Society of the National Health Mission’s 8th Governing Body Meeting in Chandigarh.

7.(b) India
India will be hosting the third India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on October 27, 2020 in New Delhi.

8.(b) Mizoram
Mizoram state government will be observing 'COVID-19 - No Tolerance Fortnight' beginning from October 26, 2020 as a containment measure to flatten the curve of COVID-19 in the state.

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