Current Affairs Quiz: 29 September 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as TRAI Chairman, World Heart Day, COVID-19 vaccine doses and Bubonic plague among others. 

Sep 29, 2020 20:10 IST
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29 September 2020:The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as TRAI Chairman, World Heart Day, COVID-19 vaccine doses and Bubonic plague among others. 

1.The Serum Institute has announced how much additional COVID-19 vaccine doses for India?
a)150 million
b)200 million
c)50 million
d)100 million

2.Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?
a)Rajesh Khullar
b)Sameer Khare
c)PD Vaghela
d)Partha Sarthi Sensharma 

3.PM Modi inaugurated 6 mega projects under Namami Gange Programme in which state on September 29?
a)Himachal Pradesh
b)Uttar Pradesh 
c)Chattisgarh
d)Uttarakhand 

4.Which country has reported a confirmed case of Bubonic plague?
a)Malaysia
b)China
c)Taiwan
d)Vietnam

5.When was World Heart Day observed?
a)September 29th 
b)September 28th 
c)September 27th
d)September 26th 

6.India has protested the announcement of Elections by Pakistan in which territory?
a)Sindh
b)Gilgit Baltistan
c)Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d)Pooch

7.JIMEX-2020 military exercise was conducted between India and which nation?
a)Jamaica
b)Jordan
c)Japan
d)Vietnam

8.The World Bank has approved how much loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh?
a)USD 300 million
b)USD 200 million
c)USD 150 million
d)USD 100 million

Answers

1.(d) 100 million
Serum Institute of India (SII) has announced that it will produce up to an additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for India and low and middle-income countries in 2021. Now, a total of 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered to India by 2021 by the collaboration of the Serum Institute of India, GAVI Vaccine Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

2.(c) PD Vaghela
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on September 28, 2020, appointed senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer PD Vaghela as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

3.(d) Uttarakhand
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 29, 2020, inaugurated six mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange Programme. 

4.(b) China
China's Yunnan province has a confirmed case of Bubonic plague after the local Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a previously suspected case of bubonic plague in a 3-year-old child. No other new cases of the deadly plague have been reported till now. 

5.(a) September 29th 
World Heart Day was observed across the globe on September 29, 2020. The day aims to focus on drawing people’s attention to heart ailments and a whole range of associated health issues.

6.(b) Gilgit Baltistan
India has protested Pakistan’s announcement of elections in "Gilgit-Baltistan” Legislative Assembly.

7.(c) Japan
The 4th edition of the 3-day India-Japan maritime bilateral exercise- JIMEX 2020, between the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) and the Indian Navy successfully concluded on September 28, 2020.
 
8.(b) USD 200 million
The World Bank has approved a USD 200 million loan for Bangladesh to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the nation. 

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