2nd November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 2nd November 2020 in English

 

 

  1. India has been elected as a member of the United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women, a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) recently. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about ECOSOC?

 

  1. India and Afghanistan won the ballot among the 54 members; China could not cross the half-way mark.
  2. India will be a member of United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women for four years, 2021 to 2025.
  3. TS Tirumurti is present Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations.

(A) Only statement 2 and statement 3 are true

(B) Only statement 3 is true

(C) Only statement 1 and statement 2 are true

(D) All of the above statements are true

ANSWERS: – 1(D) 

 

  1. LokSabha has passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30% “to meet the exigencies arising out of Covid-19 pandemic”. Consider the following statement about LokSabha.

 

  1. LokSabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage.
  2. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is 552, which is made up by election of upto 530 members to represent the States, upto 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Hon’ble President, if, in his/her opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House.
  3. The LokSabha was founded in 1952.
  4. Om Birla is the 17th and current Speaker of the LokSabha.

Which statement(s) is/are true?

(A) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

(B) All of the above statements are true

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

(D) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

Ans: 2(B) 

 

  1. Railway Board through Northern Railway, in partnership with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has organized a webinar on “Swachhata and Environment”. In which year UNEP was founded?

(A) 1978

(B) 1974

(C) 1972

(D) 1982

Ans: 3(C) 

 

  1. Regulator IRDAI has identified LIC, GIC and New India Assurance as domestic systemically important insurers (D-SIIs) and subsequently decided to subject them to enhanced regulatory supervision. Which among the following statement(s) is/are true about IRDAI?
  1. Following the recommendations of the Malhotra Committee report, in 1999, the IRDAI was constituted
  2. The IRDAI was incorporated as a statutory body in April, 2000.
  3. The headquarters of IRDAI is located in Hyderabad.

(A) All of the above statements are true

(B) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(C) Only statement 1 is true

(D) Only statement 2 and 3 are true

Ans:4(A) 

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Fit India Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols’ at Fit India Dialogue recently. The Fit India Movement was envisioned and launched on-?

(A) 29th August 2020

(B) 29th August 2018

(C) 29th August 2016

(D) 29th August 2019

Ans:5(D) 

 

  1. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched “Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission” with United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket to the Red Planet “Mars”. The NASA is an independent agency of which country?

(A) USA

(B) Canada

(C) India

(D) Germany

Ans:6(A) 

  1. Match the following:

            List-I                                                                    List-II

  1. World Tourism Day                                 A. 29th September
  2. World Maritime Day                               B. 21st September
  3. International Day of Peace                C. 27th September
  4. World Heart Day                                    D. 18th September
  5. World Bamboo Day                            E. 24th September

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

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

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

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

Ans:7(C) 

 

  1. Match the following about RajyaSabha Members:

                List-I                                                                    List-II

  1. Prasanna Acharya (BJD)                                A. Odisha
  2. Ashok Bajpai (BJP)                                        B. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Venkataramana Rao (YSRCP)                 C. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Ahmed Patel (INC)                                           D. Gujarat
  5. Misha Bharti (RJD                                               E. Bihar

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

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

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

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

Ans: 8(B) 

 

  1. ICICI Bank has launched a new product named iStartup 2.0, to cater to the banking needs of startups and entrepreneurs. iStartup 2.0 is a startup bank account (in form of current account) that can be opened within 10 years of date of incorporation of the business. Where is the corporate office of ICICI Bank?

(A) Chennai

(B) New Delhi

(C) Ahmedabad

(D) Mumbai

Ans:9(D) 

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the autobiography of former Union Minister DrBalasahebVikhePatil via video conferencing. Mr. Patil was a prominent leader of which state?

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Gujarat

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Goa

Ans: 10(A)

 

 

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