Current Affairs 9 October 2020

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Appointments

Nilesh Shah re-elected as chairman of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).

Important Points to Remember:

  • AMFI Founded: 1995

Uday Shankar resigned as Star & Disney India Chairman.

  • Star and Disney Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Star is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney.

Awards

The Nobel Prize 2020 in Literature is awarded to American poet Louise Gluck “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Nobel Prize is the most prestigious award in its category.
  • It was first awarded in 1901.
  • The Nobel Prize is given in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics.
  • The Nobel Prize is given in the memory of Alfred Nobel.

Click here to Check the Complete Nobel Prize Winners List

Important Days

World Post Day is observed every year on 9th October.

Important Points to Remember:

  • This day was established by the Universal Postal Union Congress in 1969.
  • Objective: To increase awareness about the role of the postal department

MoU and Agreements

All India Institute of Ayurveda signed an MoU with Amity University for Ayurveda Research.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Objective: To promote research in Ayurvedic Sciences.
  • The All India Institute of Ayurveda is located in New, Delhi

National

Forbes released the 10 Richest Indians list. With a total net worth of $88.7 billion, Mukesh Ambani topped the list.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Mukesh Ambani; US$88.7 billion
  • Gautam Adani; $25.2 billion
  • Shiv Nadar; $20.4 billion
  • Radhakishan Damani; $15.4 billion
  • Hinduja brothers; $12.8 billion
  • Cyrus Poonawalla; $11.5 billion
  • Pallonji Mistry; $11.4 billion
  • Uday Kotak; $11.3 billion
  • Godrej family; $11 billion
  • Lakshmi Mittal; $10.3 billion

Infosys to acquire Blue Acorn iCi for up to $125 mn.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Blue Corn iCi is a US-based data analyst company.
  • Infosys CEO- Salil Parekh
  • Infosys Headquarters: Bengaluru

TCS surpasses Accenture to become the most valuable IT services firm globally.

Important Points to Remember:

  • TCS was valued at $144.73 billion (Rs 10.6 trillion). Accenture is currently valued at $142.4 billion.
  • TCS Chairman: Rajesh Gopinathan
  • TCS Headquarters: Mumbai

Obituaries

Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan passes away.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Eight Time member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) and one-time member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha).
  • President of Lok Janshakti Party

CK Rajkumar, entrepreneur and founder of Sujatha Bio-Tech passes away.

State

Yogi Adityanath unveils UP’s largest oxygen plant in Modinagar, Ghaziabad.

  • UP Governor: Anandi Ben Patel
  • UP Capital: Lucknow

Current Affairs 9 October 2020 Quiz

1. When is World Post Day observed every year?
a) 7 October
b) 6 October
c) 9 October
d) 8 October

Correct Answer: C (9 October)

Explanation: World Post Day is observed every year on the 9th of October.

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2. Yogi Adityanath unveils the largest oxygen plant in.
a) Hazratganj, Lucknow
b) Modinagar, Ghaziabad
c) Vikas Nagar, Kanpur
d) Civil Lines, Unnao

Correct Answer: B (Modinagar, Ghaziabad)

Explanation: Yogi Adityanath unveils UP’s largest oxygen plant in Modinagar, Ghaziabad.

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3. Name the Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, who passes away recently.
a) Jaswant Singh
b) Suresh Angadi
c) Ram Milan Yadav
d) Ram Vilas Paswan

Correct Answer: D (Ram Vilas Paswan)

Explanation: Cabinet Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan passes away.

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4. Who of the following topped the Forbes Richest Indians list?
a) Gautam Adani
b) Shiv Nadar
c) Mukesh Ambani
d) Radhakishan Damani

Correct Answer: C (Mukesh Ambani)

Explanation: Forbes released the 10 Richest Indians list. With a total net worth of $88.7 billion, Mukesh Ambani topped the list.

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5. Who of the following re-elected as chairperson of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?
a) Nilesh Shah
b) Ankit Chatterjee
c) Uday Shankar
d) Vikram Kirloskar

Correct Answer: A (Nilesh Shah)

Explanation: Nilesh Shah re-elected as chairman of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).

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