20th October, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th October, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The second phase of GOAL Programme was announced recently by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda.

2. GOAL stands for Going Online as Leaders.

3. For this programme, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has partnered with the Niti Aayog and Google.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. Recently, NASA has unveiled its next-generation space-suits for upcoming Artemis programme. Artemis is scheduled to launch by ________.
[A] 2022
[B] 2023
[C] 2024
[D] 2025
[E] 2026
3. According to the ‘State of the World’s Children’ Report 2019, malnutrition causes around ________% of children’s death in India.
[A] 28
[B] 43
[C] 57
[D] 69
[E] 83
4. Recently, CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommended the name of Justice ________ for appointment as the next Chief Justice of India.
[A] N. V. Ramana
[B] Ashok Bhushan
[C] S. Abdul Nazeer
[D] SA Bobde
[E] Uday Lalit
5. Recently, Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Council was abolished. The J&K Council was dissolved under Section ________ of the J&K Reorganisation Bill, 2019.
[A] 43
[B] 49
[C] 53
[D] 57
[E] 65
6. Shahbaz Nadeem made his debut against ________ in October 2019.
[A] Australia
[B] South Africa
[C] England
[D] New Zealand
[E] Bangladesh
7. In October 2019, where did the Swiss Minister for Environment, Energy, Simonetta Sommaruga inaugurate bio methane plant?
[A] Kochi
[B] Coimbatore
[C] Kolkata
[D] Chennai
[E] Hyderabad
8. Who has been appointed as the new chief of the European Central Bank in October 2019?
[A] Mario Draghi
[B] Bernard Tapie
[C] Christine Lagarde
[D] Jean-Claude Juncker
[E] Janet Yellen
9. Where was the Sangam Youth Festival 2019 organised?
[A] Delhi
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Jammu and Kashmir
[E] Punjab
10. Who has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) in October 2019?
[A] Sajjan Jindal
[B] Anil Agarwal
[C] Anand Mahindra
[D] Pawan Kumar Goenka
[E] C. P. Gurnani