18th October 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 18th October 2020 in English

 

  1. Bangladesh is set to overtake India in terms of per capital income also India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 11 times that of Bangladesh in 2019, so in this context what do you mean by Per capita income?

(A) Measures the average income earned by a person in a given area.

(B) It is the national income divided by population size.

(C) Is often used to measure a sector’s income and compare the wealth of different populations.

(D) All

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

  1. The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug for the treatment of Ebola, so what you can say about Ebola Virus?

(A) Is a bacterial hemorrhagic fever of humans.

(B) The virus spreads through direct contacts with person.

(C) Ebola is also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF).

(D) All

Ans: 2(C)  

 

  1. How many states comes under Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States (STARS) Programme which is funded by World Bank?

(A) 10

(B) 9

(C) 6

(D) 15

Ans: 3(C) 

  1. Nepal PM Oli sends a quiet message to India with a change in his cabinet, so in this context tell us when was Delhi-Kathmandu bus service started?

(A) 2017

(B) 2014

(C) 2015

(D) 2011

Ans: 4(B) 

 

  1. When was BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) founded as it is temporarily suspending weekly ratings of news channels?

(A) 2018

(B) 2010

(C) 2011

(D) 2016

Ans: 5(B)

 

  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Section 377?

 

  1. Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code 1860, a relic of British India, states that “whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished.”
  2. After the ruling, Section 377 is applicable only to non-consensual sexual acts, sex with minors and bestiality. These are still criminal offences.

(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 TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India)?

 

  1. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is a statutory body set up by the Government of India under section 3 of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1966.
  2. The current Chairman of TRAI is PD Vaghela.

(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 NASA?

 

  1. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space research.
  2. NASA was established in 1958.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 8(C) 

 

  1. Match the list I with list II in terms of Museums in India.

                  List I                                                                                                    List II

  1. National Museum                                                                   1. Kolkata
  2. Birla Industrial and Technological Museum             2. New Delhi
  3. Indira Gandhi RashtriyaManavSangrahalaya               3. Bhopal

ABC

(A) 123

(B) 213

(C) 231

(D) 312

Ans: 9(B)

 

 

  1. Match the list I with list II in terms of Solar Park and their capacity.

            List I                                                                     List II

  1. Bhadla Solar Park                                1. 1 GW
  2. PavagadaSolar Park                         2. 2,245 MW
  3. Kurnool Solar Park                         3.2,050 MW

ABC

(A) 123

(B) 213

(C) 231

(D) 312

Ans:  10(C)

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