17th October 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 17th October 2020 in English



  1. The Supreme Court upheld the 2011 Madras High Court order on Tamil Nadu government’s authority to notify an “elephant corridor”, so in this context tell us how many elephant corridors are there in India?

(A) 19

(B) 20

(C) 88

(D) 59

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 



  1. The worst blow to the right to information regime has come in the form of a persistent attack on the transparency watchdogs, so RTI comes under which article?

(A) Article 20

(B) Article 19

(C) Article 28

(D) Article 14

Ans: 2(B) 


  1. The Bengal tiger is a tiger from a specific population of:

(A) Pantheratigrissondaica

(B) Felidae

(C) Felinae

(D) Pantheratigristigris

Ans: 3(D) 


  1. According to IMF Indian economy will recover from coronavirus crisis with right policies, who is current Managing Director of IMF?

(A) KristalinaGeorgieva

(B) Christine Lagarde

(C) Nicolas Sarkozy

(D) None

Ans: 4(A) 

  1. IRDAI allows porting of Covid-specific policies; in this context tell us so how many members are there in IRDAI?

(A) 10

(B) 14

(C) 16

(D) 18

Ans: 5(A) 


  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding India Meteorological Department (IMD)?


  1. IMD is also one of the six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organisation.
  2. IMD is headed by the Director General of Meteorology, currently Dr. MrutyunjayMohapatra.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 6(C) 


  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)?
  1. It is the lowest wire line telecommunications network company in India with more than 10% market share and fourth largest wireless telecommunications operator.
  2. It was incorporated by Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, and Government of India on 1 October 2000.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 7(B)


  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Wholesale price index?


  1. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is the price of a representative basket of wholesale goods.
  2. The wholesale price index (WPI) is based on the wholesale price of a few relevant commodities of over 190 commodities available.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 8(A)



  1. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

              List-I                                                    List-II

  1. Cervix                                1. A cylinder-shaped neck of tissue
  2. Vestibule                         2. Uterine periodic bleeding without ovulation.
  3. Anovulatory period     3. Physical assessment of the newborn,
  4. Apgar score                        4. Encompasses the vaginal orifice


A  B  C  D

(A)  1  2  4  3

(B)  1  4  2  3

(C)  2  4  3  1

(D)  2  1  4  3

Ans: 9(B) 


  1. Match the list I with list II in terms of city and their old names.

          List I                                                     List II

  1. Thoothukudi                        1. Belgaum
  2. KanyaKumari                    2. Tuticorin
  3. Belagavi                             3. Cape Comorin


(A) 123

(B) 213

(C) 231

(D) 312




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