Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 October 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.
Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 20 October 2023
Question 1. Who has recently been appointed to the post of Chairman and Managing Director of HUDCO?
Answer – Sanjay Kulshrestha
Electrical engineer Sanjay Kulshrestha took charge as Chairman and Managing Director of HUDCO from October 16 this year. Kulshrestha has over 32 years of experience in infrastructure financing, hedging, risk management, ALM, thermal power plant management, power sector project financing etc. He joined REC, Mumbai in 2006 and later moved to Delhi Headquarters.
Question 2. India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) will be launched in which state/UT?
Answer – Uttar Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a RapidX train, which will connect Sahibabad to Duhai depot. This RapidX train marks the beginning of the Uttar Pradesh Rapid Transit System (RRTS), the country’s first regional rapid transit system. It will be inaugurated at Sahibabad RapidX station in Uttar Pradesh on October 20, 2023.
Question 3. Who is the author of the book ‘Reverse Swing’ recently launched by Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri?
Answer – Ashok Tandon
The book ‘The Reverse Swing Colonialism to Cooperation’ written by Ashok Tandon has been published by Prabhat Prakashan. Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has launched this book in Gandhi Smriti. This book describes the pride of the new India emerging from the painful memories of foreign subjugation.
Question 4. When is World Osteoporosis Day celebrated?
Answer – 20 October
The purpose of World Osteoporosis Day, celebrated on 20 October, is to make people aware about bone health. In today’s time, people are not able to take care of their health due to their busy routine. In such a situation, the problem of weak bones is becoming more prevalent due to calcium deficiency. This year the day was celebrated with the theme “Step Up for Bone Health – Build Better Bones”.
Question 5. Which bank started the ‘Mukkannur Mission’ initiative in its founder’s village?
Answer – Federal Bank
The village of Federal Bank founder K P Hormis is Mukkannur, which is located in Kerala. Recently Federal Bank inaugurated ‘Mukkannur Mission’ on the 106th birth anniversary of its founder. This mission of the bank will play the role of digitalization of villages. This mission in Mukkannur village located in Ernakulam district is a testament to the Bank’s commitment towards digital transformation.