Q1. When is the International Coastal Cleanup Day observed?
The International Coastal Cleanup Day is traditionally held on the third Saturday in September. In 2020, the day is being held on 19 September.
Q2. “A Promised Land” is a Presidential memoir by which among the following leaders?
Former US President Barack Obama has announced his first presidential memoir titled “A Promised Land.”
Q3. How many beaches of India has been selected for the international eco-label, Blue flag certification?
In a first-of-its kind initiative, eight beaches of India have been recommended for the Blue flag certification.
Q4. As per Fitch Solutions, what is the GDP growth projection of India for the fiscal 2020-21?
Fitch Solutions has revised downward its forecast for Indian economic growth and now estimates that India’s GDP will contract by 8.6% in 2020-21 (FY21)
Q5. What is the rank of India in the Human Capital Index 2020?
India has been ranked at 116th position in the World Bank’s annual Human Capital Index 2020. India has an HCI score of 0.50. The index has ranked 174 countries.
Q6. The Human Capital Index is released by which organisation?
The Human Capital Index released by World Bank is an international metric that measures the human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by her 18th birthday.
Q7. International Day of Peace is observed annually on which day?
The International Day of Peace (or World Peace Day) is observed annually on 21 September to spread awareness and preach peace and harmony all across the globe.
Q8. Former PM of India, H D Deve Gowda has become the MP of Rajya Sabha from which state?
Former Prime Minister of India, Shri H D Deve Gowda took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka on 20 September 2020.
Q9. What is the theme of the International Day of Peace 2020?
The 2020 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Shaping Peace Together.”
Q10. What is the theme of World Alzheimer Day 2020?
The theme for World Alzheimer Day 2020 is ‘Let’s talk about dementia’.
Q11. PM Modi to inaugurate __________ Summit on 2nd October 2020
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit on 2nd October’2020 through video conferencing.
Q12. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the ________________ and Ministry of Women and Child Development to control Malnutrition as a part of POSHAN Abhiyaan.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Women and Child Development to control Malnutrition as a part of POSHAN Abhiyaan.
Q13. Who among the following has been appointed as a new chief of National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)?
Former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) chief, Anil Dhasmana has been appointed as the chief of the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO). Satish Jha former NTRO Chief
Q14. The World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on _____________ every year.
The World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on September 21 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer disease and related dementia.
Q15. What is the theme of International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020?
The International Coastal Cleanup Day is traditionally held on the third Saturday in September. In 2020, the day is being held on 19 September. This year theme for International Coastal Cleanup Day 2020: “Achieving a trash-free Coastline”.