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Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers of 14th October

 

Current Affairs Questions with Answers: Current Affairs of 14th October 2020 is being published in English. Which is very useful for the latest govt jobs.

 

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We are here for you to deliver the imperative Recent and Latest Daily Current Affairs of 14th October 2020, which have exclusive informs of Latest Current Affairs of 2020 events from all newspapers such as The EconomicTimes, PIB, The Hindu, Times of India, PTI, Business Standard, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

 

The purpose of this website is to provide Daily Current Affairs, latest updates related to foreign and Indian government policies, central and state government plans, sports movements, awards, day-days.

 

 
Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers: 14-10-2020 

 

👉 (1) Andaman and Nicobar Islands …………………. Has the beach received International Blue Flag certification?

 

A - Palghar Beach

B - Yamunanagar Beach

C - Radhanagar Beach

D - Marina Beach

 

Explanation: Radhanagar Beach of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has received Blue Flag certification by internationally renowned jury members ie IUCN UNWTO UNEP FEE.

 

A total of eight beaches have been certified and the other seven beaches are Shivrajpur beach in Gujarat, Ghoghala beach in Diu, Kasarakod in Karnataka and Padubiri beach in Kerala, Kappad beach in Kerala, Rushikonda beach in Andhra Pradesh, Golden coast in Odisha.

 

Blue Flag Certification: - Blue Flag is a recognized voluntary eco-label awarded to a beach marina or permanent boating tourism operator and a beach has to meet the 33 criteria to get Blue Flag status.

 

👉 (2) Recently …………………… has created history by winning its 13th French Open title?

 

A - Roger Federer

B - Rafael Nadal

C - Andy Murray

D - Novak Djokovic

 

Explanation: Nadal has created history by winning his 13th French Open title. He also equaled Roger Federer's 20 Grand Slam titles by winning this title. There are no men or women singles players who have won more singles Grand Slams than Nadal in their French Open.

 

Roger Federer became the first male player to win 20 Grand Slams in singles in 2018 and has won eight Wimbledon, one French Open, five US Open titles and six Australian Open.

 

 

👉 (3) What is 'Statentex Covida'?

 

A - Species of Wasp

B - Ant species

C - Species of snakes

D - Cockroach Species

 

Explanation: 'Statentex covida' is a species of wasp and was discovered in Mexico by scientists at the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas (UAT).

 

The newly discovered species belongs to the family of Eichenmunidae of the Darwin wasp family and includes over 25000 species globally.

 

The species is named Statentex covida by the team of Andrey Khalaim and Enrique Ruiz Cancino, as it was discovered during the 2020 quarantine globally due to the Kovid-19 pandemic.

 

 

👉 (4) Recently, New Caledonia is a region of which country?

 

A – France

B - Russia

C - England

D - America

 

Explanation: New Caledonia is a French region located in the southwest Pacific Ocean.

 

It is a popular tourist destination and known for its coral seas, recently the people of New Caledonia voted in large numbers to gain independence from France.

 

 

👉 (5) Recently ………………… has successfully tested India's first hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) prototype car?

 

A - DRDO

B - NASA

C – CSIR

D - ISRO

 

Explanation: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and KPIT Technology have successfully conducted the trial run of the country's first prototype car with a hydrogen fuel cell (HFC).

 

The fuel stack has been developed at CSIR's National Chemical Laboratory in Pune. The fuel cell is a type of low-temperature PEM (proton exchange membrane) operating at 65–75 ° C which is suitable for vehicle applications.

 

CSIR and KPIT have designed a 10 kW electric battery (electric battery).

 

👉 (6) Recently …………………… .has set the upper limit of speed of sound?

 

A - Stanford University

B - Harvard University

C - Queen Mary University of London

D - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Explanation: A research collaboration between Queen Mary University of London University of Cambridge and the Institute of High Pressure Physics in Tritsk has discovered the fastest speed of sound at about 36 km per second.

 

The newly determined fastest speed of sound is the hardest known material (diamond) in the world. Sound waves at twice the speed of sound can travel through different mediums such as wind or water and vary depending on the speed at which they are traveling.

 

Move at a speed. For example, they move very rapidly through liquids or gases through solids.

 

 

👉 (7) Who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 2020?

 

A - Harvey J Alter

B - Michael Uton

C - Charles M Rice

D. ALL OF THE ABOVE

 

Explanation: The Nobel Prize for all of the above medicine will be jointly awarded to three scientists Harvey J. Alter Michael Uton and Charles M. Rice.

 

These three scientists have been awarded for the discovery of Hepatitis C.

 

About the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: - The Nobel Prize in Medicine is given annually to scientists or institutions of science who excel in the fields of life sciences and medicine. The prestigious Nobel Prize is given with a gold medal and prize money of USD 1118000.

 

 

👉 (8) …………………………… .. Virtual India International Jewelery Show is being organized for the first time

 

A - ICICI

B – GJEPC

C - ISRO

D - NGOP

 

Explanation: Gems & Jewelery Export Promotion Council of India (GJEPC) is organizing the first ever Virtual India International Jewelery Show and has around 350+ exhibitors displaying their exquisite jewelery collections to over 10,000 visitors registered at the show.

 

About GJEPC: - GJEPC is an autonomous government organization established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in 1966 to promote the Indian jewelery and gems industry and its products.

 

 

👉 (9) …………… has won the ten-meter air rifle competition of the fifth international online shooting competition?

 

A - Martin Strempfl

B - Etienne German

C - Yashaswini Singh Deswal

D - Vishnu Shivraj Pandian

 

Explanation: Vishnu Shivraj Pandian from India has won the ten meter air rifle competition of the fifth international online shooting competition.

 

Sixteen-year-old Vishnu scored 251 decimal 4 to clinch the title by two points yesterday.

 

World number 27 player Etienne Germond of France finished second and Martin Stramfle of Austria was third.

 

Indian Olympic quota winner Yashaswini Singh Deswal won the 10m air pistol competition in the 5th edition of the International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC).

 

 

👉 (10) Which state has implemented 'Tree transplantation policy'?

 

A – Delhi

B - Uttarakhand

C - Rajasthan

D - Uttar Pradesh

 

Explanation: The New Delhi Cabinet has implemented the Tree Transplantation Policy after the approval of the New Delhi Cabinet.

 

About the policy: - Under the policy, 80% of the trees uprooted for any construction or development project must be transplanted. The new transplant policy will be in addition to the existing one in which 10 trees have been ordered to be planted for each tree.

 

The policy does not apply if 10 or fewer trees are felled for a development project. It is the first policy of its kind and the policy excludes invasive species from the list of species that will be transplanted.

 

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