21st October 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

Here we are Providing  Top 10 Current Affairs of 21st October 2020 and Daily News are the most important topics for any competitive exams with Questions & Answers for SSC, Bank & Railway Exams. So Solve daily quizzes that will help you memorize the topics.


Daily Current Affairs 21st October 2020 in English


  1. Israel has named its COVID-19 vaccine candidate ‘Brilife’, Israel officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of which sea?

(A) Mediterranean Sea

(B) Caspian Sea

(C) Baltic Sea

(D) Black Sea


  1. Ministry of Defence announced that Australia would join the Malabar 2020, then tell us in which year Malabar bilateral exercise between India and the U.S. had begun?

(A) 1990

(B) 1991

(C) 1992

(D) 1996

Ans: 2(C) 


  1. WHO official commends Asia’s handling of coronavirus, World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations’ specialized agency for Health was founded in which year?

(A) 1978

(B) 1987

(C) 1967

(D) 1948



  1. P.M. NarendraModi will visit Dhaka to participate in the celebration of 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh, The Independence Day of Bangladesh, taking place on 26 March. It commemorates the country’s declaration of independence from Pakistan by which famous leader?

(A) Yahya Khan

(B) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

(C) Ziaur Rahman

(D) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman



  1. Paytm to issue co-branded credit cards, Paytm was founded in August 2010 with an initial investment of $2 million by its founder:

(A) Bhavish Aggarwal

(B) Vijay Shekhar Sharma

(C) Ritesh Agarwal

(D) All

Ans: 5(B) 


  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Indian Council of Agricultural Research


  1. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous body responsible for co-ordinating agricultural education and research in India.
  2. As of July, 2006 it has developed a vaccine against bird flu. The vaccine was developed at the High-Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal, the only facility in the country to conduct tests for the H5N1 variant of bird flu.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II



  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)?


  1. Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule composed of two polynucleotide chains that coil around each other to form a double helix carrying genetic instructions for the development, functioning, growth and reproduction of all known organisms and many viruses.
  2. The two DNA strands are known as polynucleotides as they are composed of simpler monomeric units called nucleotides.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 7(C)



  1. Which of the following statement (s) is/are true regarding Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)?


  1. Employment is the third largest employment generating sector after agriculture.
  2. Contribution to GDP With around 36.1 million units throughout the geographical expanse of the country, MSMEs contribute around 6.11% of the manufacturing GDP and 24.63% of the GDP from service activities.

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both I & II

(D) Neither I nor II

Ans: 8(B) 


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

         List I                                                                                                     List II

  1. Ajanta Caves                                                                    1. Panchmahal, Gujarat.
  2. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park     2. Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
  3. Elephanta Caves                                                            3. Mumbai, Maharashtra.


(A) 123

(B) 213

(C) 231

(D) 312

Ans: 9(B) 


  1. Match the list I with list II in terms of Formation of States.

            List I                                               List II

  1. Maharashtra                             1. 1956
  2. Andhra                                         2. 1960
  3. Karnataka                                  3. 1953


(A) 123

(B) 213

(C) 231

(D) 312





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