Current Affairs 5 October 2020

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Current Affairs 5 October 2020

Appointments

Madhu Mahajan, and BR Balakrishnan appointed as Special Expenditure Observers for Bihar Elections 2020.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Chief Election Commissioner: Sunil Arora
  • Bihar Governor: Phagu Chauhan
  • Bihar Chief Minister: Nitish Kumar
  • Bihar Capital: Patna

Books and Authors

Dr Jitendra Singh released a Coffee Table Book on “Discovering the Heritage of Assam”.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Dr Jitnedra Singh: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space
  • Book foreword by Amitabh Bachhan
  • Book published by Penguin Publishers

Important Days

World Habitat Day is observed every year on the 1st Monday of October. This year the day falls on 5 October.

Important Points to Remember:

  • It is recognized by the United Nations to reflect on the state of towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.
  • World Habitat Day 2020 Theme is Housing for all – A better urban future

World Teachers’ Day is observed every year on 5th October.

Important Points to Remember:

  • When a meeting convened by UNESCO on 5 October 1966, in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
  • Theme: “Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future”.

International

Sofia Vergara tops in the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid actresses with $43 million.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Hollywood veteran Angelina Jolie ($35 million) and Red Notice star Gal Gadot ($31 million) come in 2nd and 3rd on the list.

National

Piyush Goyal inaugurated Kolkata’s East-West Metro corridor’s Phoolbagan Station.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Piyush Goyal: Railway Minister and Commerce Industry Minister
  • Railway Board CEO: VK Yadav
  • Kolkata Governor: Jagdeep Dhankar
  • Kolkata Chief Minister: Mamta Banerjee

Science and Technology

Agharkar Research Institute discovers two new species of pipeworts from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra & Karnataka.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The new species belong to a plant.

Current Affairs 5 October 2020 Quiz

1. When is International Teachers’ Day observed every year?
a) 4 October
b) 6 October
c) 7 October
d) 5 October

Correct Answer: D (5 October)

Explanation: World Teachers’ Day is observed every year on 5th October.

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2. When is World Habitat Day 2020 observed?
a) 4 October
b) 6 October
c) 7 October
d) 5 October

Correct Answer: D (5 October)

Explanation: World Habitat Day is observed every year on the 1st Monday of October. This year the day falls on 5 October.

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3. Who of the following topped the Forbes list of Highest-Paid Actress?
a) Priyanka Chopra
b) Angelina Jolie
c) Sofia Vergara
d) Gal Gadot

Correct Answer: C (Sofia Vergara)

Explanation: Sofia Vergara tops in the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid actresses with $43 million.

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4. Who of the following released a Coffee Table Book on “Discovering the Heritage of Assam”?
a) Dr. Jitendra Singh
b) Sarbananda Sonowal
c) Narendra Modi
d) Piyush Goyal

Correct Answer: A (Dr. Jitendra Singh)

Explanation: Dr. Jitendra Singh released a Coffee Table Book on “Discovering the Heritage of Assam”.

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