Daily Current Affairs Questions 17 October 2020

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Daily Current Affairs Questions 17 October 2020

Q.1. Who is the author of a book titled “The Battle of Belonging”?
Ans. Shashi Tharoor

Q.2. Governor of which states/UTs has announced to come up with a movement called ”My Town My Pride” from October 19 to provide governance at the doorsteps in urban areas on the pattern of the ”Back to Village” programme?
Ans. Jammu and Kashmir

Q.3. The central government will borrow how much amount under the special window to meet the shortfall of Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation?
Ans. Rs 1.1 lakh crore

Q.4. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has virtually launched the campaign ‘KAPILA’. What does “I” stands in “KAPILA”?
Ans. Intellectual
 “KAPILA” stands for Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and
Awareness campaign.

Q.5. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed globally on 17 October every year. What is the theme for this year?
Ans. Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all

Q.6. Who has launched the second phase of “Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojna” for the underprivileged thalassemic patients?
Ans. Dr. Harsh Vardhan(Union health minister)

Q.7. Flipkart-owned PhonePe has launched car and bike insurance products on its platform in association with which General Insurance Company?
Ans. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Q.8. Jammu & Kashmir has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which e-commerce company to provide a platform for local artisans, craftsmen, weavers to reach customers across the globe?
Ans. Flipkart

Q.9. Which city will host an international gymnastics tournament in November?
Ans. Tokyo

Q.10. Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passed away recently. He was associated with which field?
And. Poet

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