Current Affairs 11 October 2020

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Appointments

Indian-origin Srikant Datar appointed as Dean of Harvard Business School. He will replace Nitin Nohria.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Harvard Business School located in Boston, USA

K.S. Jawahar Reddy took charge as the new Executive Officer (EO) of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). He replaced EO AV Dharma Reddy.

Awards

Kani Kusruti won the best actress award for Sajin Baabu’s ‘Biriyaani’at 42nd Moscow Film Festival.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Moscow film festival started in 1935 in Moscow.

Poet Ezhacheri Ramachandran won Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award 2020.

Important Points to Remember:

  • He won for his collection of poems Oru Virginian Veyilkaalam.

Banking

Fino Payments Bank launches “human ATM”.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Equipped with Fino’s Micro ATM and Aadhaar-enabled payment system (AePS) devices, the staff at the outlet transform into human ATMs, helping people with deposits, withdrawals, or money transfer transactions and even open new accounts.
  • Customers can also purchase insurance (health, life, COVID, and motor) pay utility bills, recharge mobile, and DTH at the BPCL outlets.
  • Fino Payments Bank CEO: Rishi Gupta
  • Fino Payments Bank Headquarters: Mumbai

Books and Authors

Artist M Dileef released his cartoon book called ‘I Can’t Breathe’.

Important Points to Remember:

  • A cartoon book that is 400 meters long, features 800 different frames and weighs 75 kilograms.

Kumar Bendre’s Kannada novel, Daali, was released online by film director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar.

Important Days

International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year on the 11th of October.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The theme for International Day of the Girl Child is “My voice, our equal future”. 
  • Twenty-five years ago, some 30,000 women and men from nearly 200 countries arrived in Beijing, China, for the Fourth World Conference on Women, determined to recognize women’s rights as human rights.

National

India donates 1.8 million N95 masks to Philadelphia city in the USA to help fight against COVID-19.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Philadelphia: The largest city in the US state of Pennsylvania
  • USA President: Donald Trump
  • USA Capital: Washington D.C.

Obituaries

Savithri Vaithi, the founder of Vishranthi Old Age Home, passes away.

Science and Technology

CSIR-KPIT demonstrates Hydrogen Fuel Cell fitted car.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and KPIT successfully ran trials of India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) prototype car running on an indigenously developed fuel cell stack at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.
  • The fuel cell is a low-temperature PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) type Fuel Cell that operates at 65-75 degrees centigrade, which is suitable for vehicular applications.

Sports

Iga Swiatek won the 2020 French Open Women’s Singles Title.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The French Open 2020 was the 124th edition of the French Open and it was the 3rd Grand Slam episode of the year.
  • It was held on clay court.

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Current Affairs 11 October 2020 Quiz

1. Who of the following appointed as Dean of Harvard Business School?
a) Nitin Nohria
b) Srikant Datar
c) Vivek Ahuja
d) Ankita Mishra

Correct Answer: B (Srikant Datar)

Explanation: Indian-origin Srikant Datar appointed as Dean of Harvard Business School. He will replace Nitin Nohria.

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2. Who of the following won the best actress award for Sajin Baabu’s ‘Biriyaani’at 42nd Moscow Film Festival?
a) Kani Kusruti
b) Chinmay Sagar
c) Deepika Padukone
d) Vikram Sharma

Correct Answer: A (Kani Kusruti)

Explanation: Kani Kusruti won the best actress award for Sajin Baabu’s ‘Biriyaani’at 42nd Moscow Film Festival.

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3. Who of the following won the Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award 2020?
a) Krishna Ramamoorthy
b) Swami Nagarjuna
c) Anchit Srivastava
d) Ezhacheri Ramachandran

Correct Answer: D (Ezhacheri Ramachandran)

Explanation: Poet Ezhacheri Ramachandran won Vayalar Ramavarma Memorial Literary Award 2020.

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4. When is International Day of the Girl Child observed every year?
a) 10 October
b) 9 October
c) 7 October
d) 11 October

Correct Answer: D (11 October)

Explanation: International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year on the 11th of October.

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5. Name the author of the book ‘I Can’t Breathe’.
a) Kumar Bendre
b) M Dileef
c) Kalam Yusuf
d) Sameer Srivastava

Correct Answer: B (M Dileef)

Explanation: Artist M Dileef released his cartoon book called ‘I Can’t Breathe’.

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