Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Daily Current Affairs MCQ Quiz - 6th October 2020

1. Foreign ministers from four Indo-Pacific nations - India, US, Japan and Australia - known as the "________________" are gathering in Tokyo on Tuesday, 6th October 2020 for talks aimed at countering China's aggressive activities in South China Sea. All four members of the group have serious differences with China – the Australian government has pledged to halt projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Japan is worried about Chinese intrusions near the Senkaku Islands, and the US is engaged in a trade war and has opposed China’s aggressive activities in South China Sea.

Fab Four Group
Ipac Group
JUIA group
Quad group
2. The Karnataka government on Tuesday, 6th October 2020 approved ₹3540 crore investment by which company to develop a consumer electronics and durables goods (CEDG) cluster in Hubballi, about 430 kilometers from Bengaluru?
Apache SEZ Development India Private Limited
Aequs SEZ Private Limited
Hetero Infrastructure Private Limited
International Technology Park Ltd
3. The Nobel Prize for Physics was announced on Tuesday, 6 October, by the Stockholm-based Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The Nobel Prize for Physics this year has been awarded to three physicists. Half of this year’s prize goes to Briton ________________ “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity" and German _____________ and American ____________ will receive the second half of the prize “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy."
Jim Peebles, Reinhard Genzel, Andrea Ghez
Roger Penrose, Michael Mayor, Andrea Ghez
Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, Andrea Ghez
Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, Andre Agasi
4. Shycocan, a medical device designed, created and assembled at the Bengaluru-based Organisation de Scalene to prevent transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 in public areas, has shown 99.9% effective results. The Shycocan – Scalene Hypercharge Corona Canon – is the brainchild of ______________, who is also known for the anti-cancer Cytotron kits. The environment-friendly, small-sized, drum-like device has been cleared by regulators in the United States and Europe and the manufacturing process has already begun in these countries after going through 26 tests set up by the US Food and Drug Administration and European Union.
Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar
Anil Kakodkar
Charusita Chakravarty
Shiva Ayyadurai
5. Two Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and one British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work in identifying the virus, which causes cirrhosis and liver cancer, the award-giving body said on 5 October. What is the name of virus?
Wuhan Virus
Hepatitis C Virus
Polio Virus
TB Virus

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