20th November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 20th November 2020 in English

 

  1. India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart has signed an MoU with ODOP scheme of the government of Uttar Pradesh. What is the full form of ODOP?

(A) One District, One Partnership

(B) One District, One Population

(C) One District, One Product

(D) One District, One Passion

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. The book titled ‘Amazing Ayodhya’ has been authored by Neena Rai. Ayodhya is the birthplace of-?

(A) Bhagwan Shri Ram

(B) Bhagwan Shri Krishna

(C) Bhagwan Shri Parshuram

(D) Bhagwan Shri Narsingh

Ans: 2(A) 

 

  1. A “Green Deposit Programme” has been launched by the HSBC India recently. Where is the headquarters of HSBC?

(A) Brussels, Belgium

(B) New York, USA

(C) Geneva, Switzerland

(D) London, UK

Ans: 3(D) 

 

  1. Indian Navy and Russian Navy have commenced the 11th edition of a biennial bilateral maritime exercise “INDRA NAVY”. INDRA is a joint, bi-annual military exercise conducted by India and Russia starting in which of the following year?

(A) 2005

(B) 2003

(C) 2007

(D) 2001

Ans: 4(B) 

 

  1. The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has projected the GDP growth for the Indian economy at -12.6% For 2020-21 (Financial year 2021). In which year NCAER was founded?

(A) 1972

(B) 1964

(C) 1956

(D) 1948

Ans: 5(D) 

 

  1. The Government of Rajasthan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to develop its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) ecosystem. Consider the following statements about Rajasthan:

 

  1. Rajasthan is a state in northern India.
  2. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population.
  3. Kalraj Mishra is the Governor of Rajasthan while Ashok Gehlot is the current Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
  4. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Rajasthan?

(A) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

(B) All of the above statements are true about Rajasthan

(C) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(D) Only statement 1, 2 and 4 are true

Ans: 6(B) 

 

  1. In India, the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is observed every year on 31st October. Consider the following statements about National Unity Day:

 

  1. National Unity Day is observed every year on 31st October 31 since 2014.
  2. This day commemorates the birth anniversary of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  3. In 2018, the Government of India unveiled the Statue of Unity in Gujarat in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s honour.
  4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was born on 31st October 1875 in Nadiad, Gujarat.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about National Unity Day?

(A) All of the above statements are true about National Unity Day

(B) Only statement 1, 2 and 4 are true

(C) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(D) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

Ans: 7(A) 

 

  1. According to the data provided by Ministry of Finance to Rajya Sabha, Tamil Nadu has topped the list of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) in availing loans to women. Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana:

 

  1. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) or Mudra Loan is a funding scheme initiated by Government of India.
  2. Mudra loan under PMMY provides funding support of maximum up to Rs. 10 lakh to individuals, SMEs, MSMEs, and non-corporate and non-farm small/micro enterprises.
  3. There is no collateral or security required by the banks and the repayment tenure is from 3 years to 5 years.
  4. Mudra loans are offered under PMMY with the help of Public and Private Sector Banks, Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs).

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)?

(A) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

(B) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(C) All of the above statements are true about Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)

(D) Only statement 1, 2 and 4 are true

Ans: 8(C)

 

  1. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is an inter-governmental forum for 21 member economies in the Pacific Rim that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Match the following list about organization and its total number of member countries:

         List-I                                                 List-II

  1. WTO                                       A. 190
  2. IMF                                            B. 36
  3. OECD                                      C. 164
  4. World Bank                            D. 193
  5. United Nations               E. 68
  6. ADB                                         F. 189  

(A) 6-D, 2-F, 3-A, 1-E, 5-C, 4-B

(B) 3-B, 2-E, 1-A, 4-C, 5-D, 6-F

(C) 5-E, 1-F, 3-A, 4-C, 6-B, 2-D

(D) 4-F, 6-E, 3-B, 2-A, 5-D, 1-C

Ans: 9(D) 

 

  1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Vishwanath Gali of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Match the following column about temple and its location?

Column-I                                                                       Column-II

  1. Kedarnath Temple                                     A. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Meenakshi Amman Temple                    B. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Kalighat Kali Temple                                C. Rajasthan
  4. Chamunda Devi Temple                            D. Tamil Nadu
  5. Vaishno Devi                                                 E. West Bengal
  6. Ranakpur Jain temple                                F. Uttarakhand

(A) 6-C, 2-D, 3-E, 1-F, 5-B, 4-A

(B) 3-B, 2-E, 1-A, 4-C, 5-D, 6-F

(C) 5-E, 1-F, 3-A, 4-C, 6-B, 2-D

(D) 4-D, 6-A, 3-B, 2-F, 5-D, 1-E

Ans: 10(A)

 

 

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