Saturday, September 19, 2020

20 September 2020 Current Affairs MCQ Quiz

1. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on Saturday, 19th Sep 2020, gave approval for the commercial launch of India's first Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) coronavirus test 'Feluda', developed by the ___________ and CSIR-IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology).

Tata Group
2. Who single-handedly carved out a three kilometres long canal in 30 years to irrigate his parched farmlands in Bihar's Gaya district and to honour him Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra gifted him a Mahindra tractor free of cost on Saturday?
Laungi Bhuiyan
Dashrath Manjhi
Vashishtha Narayan Singh
Tathagat Rai
3. Following raids in West Bengal and Kerala, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested nine militants, who were planning attacks at several key installations in Delhi-NCR. The NIA spokesperson said that the anti-terror probe agency carried out the simultaneous raids at several locations in Kerala's Ernakulam and West Bengal's Murshidabad after learning about an inter-state module of Al Qaeda operatives at various locations in India. Which Islamic terror group these terrorists are linked?
Al Qaeda
4. Google pulls which financial services and digital payments app from Play Store ahead of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament; sources say for repeatedly violating its gambling policies, however the app is available again now for new downloads on Android after initially being taken down from the Play Store?
5. INS Viraat was a Centaur-class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. INS Viraat was the flagship of the Indian Navy before INS Vikramaditya was commissioned in 2013.The ship was completed and commissioned in _______ as the Royal Navy's HMS Hermes, and decommissioned in 1984. It was sold to India in 1987. INS Viraat was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 12 May 1987, and served for almost 30 years. INS Viraat was formally decommissioned on 6 March 2017. After the failure of plans to convert INS Viraat into a hotel and museum, it was sold for scrap and scheduled to be broken up beginning in September 2020.

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