9th November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 9th November 2020 in English

 

  1. The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, KirenRijiju has announced an enhancement in the prize money in four of the seven categories of the National Sports and Adventure Awards. Which of the following is not a National Sports and Adventure Awards?

(A) Rajiv Gandhi KhelRatna Award

(B)Arjuna Award

(C)Milkha Singh Award

(D)Dhyanchand Awardees

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

 

  1. Who was the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement and the British colonial authorities called him “Father of the Indian unrest.”?

(A)BalGangadharTilak

(B)Gopal Krishna Gokhale

(C)LalaLajpatRai

(D)VinayakDamodarSavarkar

Ans: 2(A) 

 

  1. India gives USD 15.5 million to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, under its commitment to supporting developing nations in their developmental priorities across all the Sustainable Development Goals. In which year the India-UN Development Partnership Fund was formed?

(A) 2011

(B) 2015

(C) 2013

(D) 2017

Ans: 3(D) 

 

  1. ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report has suspended due to investigate data collection irregularities. Ease of Doing Business’ report was published by which organisation?

(A) World Trade Organization

(B) World Bank

(C) UNCTAD

(D) International Monetary Fund

Ans: 4(B)

 

5. Gujarat cadre IPS officer RakeshAsthana has been appointed as the chief of the Border Security Force (BSF). Where is the headquarters of BSF?

(A) Hyderabad

(B) Pune

(C) Mumbai

(D) New Delhi

Ans: 5(D) 

 

 

  1. A “state of environmental emergency” has been declared by the island nation of Mauritius. Consider the following statements about Mauritius:

 

  1. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth is the present Prime Minister of Mauritius. He is leader of the Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) party since April 2003.
  2. Mauritius is an island nation of Indian Ocean and Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius.
  3. The Mauritian rupee is the currency of Mauritius and the Bank of Mauritius is the central bank of the Republic of Mauritius.
  4. PrithvirajsingRoopun is the President of Mauritius since 2019.

Which statement(s) is/are true?

(A) Only statement 1 is true

(B) All of the above statements are true

(C) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(D) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

Ans: 6(B) 

 

  1. The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) is an electronic system based power trading exchange regulated by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about IEX?

 

  1. Indian Energy Exchange was started its operations on 27th June 2010.
  2. IEX is the subsidiary of Indian Gas Exchange Limited.
  3. MrSatyanarayanGoel is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors in (IEX).

(A) Only statement 3 is true

(B) All of the above statements are true about Indian Energy Exchange (IEX)

(C) Only statement 2 and 3 are true

(D) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

Ans: 7(C) 

  1. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved extension in the re-appointment of Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman, of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Consider the following statements about CBDT/Income tax?

 

  1. The organisational history of the Income-tax Department starts in the year 1922.
  2. In 1924, Central Board of Revenue Act constituted the Board as a statutory body with functional responsibilities for the administration of the Income-tax Act.
  3. The Central Board of Direct Taxes is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963.
  4. The Central Board of Direct Taxes consists of a Chairman and following six Members.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about CBDT/Income tax?

(A) All of the above statements are true about CBDT/Income tax

(B) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

(C) Only statement 1, 2 and 3 are true

(D) Only statement 4 is true

Ans: 8(A) 

 

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatama Gandhi) was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. Match the following list about Indian freedom fighters/social reformer and their birth year:

   List-I                                                                    List-II

  1. Gopal Krishna Gokhale             A. 1865
  2. LalaLajpatRai                                B. 1858
  3. Bipin Chandra Pal                          C. 1866
  4. DadabhaiNaoroji                           D. 1856
  5. BalGangadharTilak                           E. 1897
  6. Subhas Chandra Bose                   F. 1825

(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. Uttar Pradesh was founded on 24th January 1950. The then governor general of India passed the United Provinces (alteration of name) Order 1950 renaming the then United Provinces as Uttar Pradesh. Match the following column about Indian states and its foundation day?

        Column-I                                                           Column-II

  1. Madhya Pradesh                          A. 22nd March 1912
  2. Telangana                             B. 26th January 1950
  3. Maharashtra                        C. 1st April 1936
  4. Bihar                                         D. 2nd June 2014
  5. Assam                                   E. 1st May 1960
  6. Odisha                                 F. 1st November 1956

(A) 6-C, 2-D, 3-A, 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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