Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 19 to 25 October 2020

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

How would you rate yourself on your general knowledge skills? Are you staying updated on current affairs? Give it a try and know where are you on this skill. Here is a small weekly current affairs quiz to test your GK. Let’s get started…

Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: Which international day is celebrated on October 24?

Question 2: The _____ Amendment of Sri Lankan constitution is recently passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament. 

Question 3: What is the name of the Indian Army war memorial  recently inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh?

Question 4: The United Nations Day is celebrated on ______________.

Question 5: The first batch of ______ pilots on Dornier Aircraft has been operationalised by the Indian Navy.

Question 6: Which anti-tank missile has successfully passed the final trials of DRDO?

Question 7: Which Indian Naval Ship is commissioned into the Indian Navy?

Question 8: Which new organ in the human throat is discovered by
Scientists of Netherlands Cancer Institute?

Question 9: India’s first Multi-Model Logistics Park is to be constructed in which state?

Question 10: Which country has become the first country to attach
facial recognition to its National Identity Database ?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: World Polio Day is celebrated every year on October 24. The day highlights the global efforts to make world polio-free. The day also encourages the use of polio vaccines.

Answer 2: The Sri Lankan Parliamenthas recently passed the 20th Amendment of the constitution of Sri Lankan constitution. The 20th amendment in the constitution of the country has enhanced the powers of the President. 

Answer 3: On 23rd October 2020, an Indian Army war memorial, Joginder War Memorial, was inaugurated at Bum La in Arunachal Pradesh. War memorial named after Param Vir Chakra Joginder singh, who joined the British army in 1936. It was inaugurated by his daughter.

Answer 4: The United Nations Day is celebrated every year on October 24. This year marked the 75 years the United Nations. The day marks the anniversary of UN Charter coming in force.

Answer 5: On 22nd October 2020, the first batch of women pilots on Dornier Aircraft was operationalised by the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy at at Kochi.

Answer 6: On 22nd October 2020, the anti-tank missile Nag has successfully passed the DRDO’s final trials conducted at the Pokhran test firing range in Rajasthan.

Answer 7: The Indian Naval Ship Kavaratti commissioned into the Indian Navy. It is one of the four indigenously built anti-submarine Warfare stealth corvettes under the project 28.

Answer 8: A new organ in human throat has been discovered by Scientists of Netherlands Cancer Intstitute during a research on prostate cancer. A set of salivary glands is discovered in the upper part of the throat, which is named as Tubarial salivary glands.

Answer 9: On 20th October 2020, the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of the country’s multi modal Logistic Park in the state of Assam. The park will be developed under the ambitious bharatmala pariyojana.

Answer 10: Singapore has introduced a system called “SingPass Face Verification” by doing so it has become the first country to attach facial recognition to its National Identity Database.

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