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August 2020 Current Affairs Quiz

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Question 1

Which football team has won the Europa League for a sixth time?

Question 2

Which state government has extended a ₹50 lakh insurance cover to private doctors who die of COVID-19?

Question 3

Which state is to host the first-ever State Dragonfly Festival 2020?

Question 4

Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner of India?

Question 5

Who has won the Women’s British Open 2020 title in Golf?

Question 6

Which football club has won the UEFA Champions League 2019-20 title?

Question 7

The longest river ropeway of India has been inaugurated in which state of India?

Question 8

Which company has bagged the “Swachhta Hi Seva award” for transforming Neyveli Township into a plastic-free, green campus?

Question 9

Which becomes the first bank in India to use satellite data to assess the creditworthiness of farmers?

Question 10

Who has authored the book titled “Who painted my lust red”?

Question 11

Who headed the task force constituted by the NITI Aayog that recommended linking of Sugarcane prices to sugar rate?

Question 12

Poulomi Ghatak was associated with which sports, who announced her retirement from the sport?

Question 13

Who has won the first ever Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations World Cup (MCWC)?

Question 14

Which country will host BRICS Games 2021?

Question 15

Who has been adjudged as the winner of the International Booker Prize 2020?

Question 16

Who among the following has launched the National GIS (Geographic Information System)-enabled Land Bank system?

Question 17

Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest pier bridge across river Lajai in which of the following states?

Question 18

The National Stock Exchange of India jointly developed and launched Platform for Investor Education (PIE), an online investor education resource centre with which Business school?

Question 19

The World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is observed globally every year on ______.

Question 20

Who among the following has been appointed as Executive Director (ED) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

Question 21

Quality Control Lab has been set up by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) in which place?

Question 22

Who has authored the book titled “Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020″?

Question 23

Which of the following banks has approved a total of 1 billion USD loan to provide assistance for the construction of modern, high-speed Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System?

Question 24

With the vision of going one step further towards self-reliance or “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” which ministry has launched ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge’?

Question 25

Flipkart signed an MoU with which IIT to support the industry focused applied research in the fields like Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning?

Question 26

Legendary sportsperson Angela Buxton passed away recently; she was associated with which sports?

Question 27

Indian Akshay Urja Day or Renewable Energy Day is observed on every year on which date?

Question 28

Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day on 20th August every year?

Question 29

Famous cricketer Laura Marsh of which country has announced her retirement from all forms of cricket?

Question 30

India will take part in the multilateral military “Kavkaz 2020” hosted by which country?

Question 31

The Ministry of Railways has inaugurated a dedicated museum for railways in which state?

Question 32

Who took oath as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?

Question 33

Which Days is being celebrated very year on 12th August?

Question 34

What is the theme of the International Youth Day (IYD) 2020?

Question 35

Who has been has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Mauritania?

Question 36

Which state government has launched Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana?

Question 37

Which of the following Aerospace company has successfully test fired an upper stage rocket engine “Raman”?

Question 38

Who is the only Indian actor to be listed among the top 10 world’s highest-paid actors of 2020?

Question 39

Which of the following industry bodies has organized the “India@75 Summit – Mission 2022”?

Question 40

Which state government has started “Orunodoi Scheme” for women’s empowerment?

Question 41

Who has authored the book titled "Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World".

Question 42

Which of the following countries is considering minting a coin to remember Mahatma Gandhi?

Question 43

Who has launched “Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan 2020-21”, a national level programme for popularizing science among school students of class sixth to Eleventh?

Question 44

Who has authored the books titled “Siyasat Mein Sadasyata”?

Question 45

The World Sanskrit Day was observed annually on which date?

Question 46

Who won the British Grand Prix (GP) 2020?

Question 47

Who has authored the book titled “Vishesh: Code To Win”?

Question 48

Who has been appointed as the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir?

Question 49

Which of the following union territories has launched E-Gyan Mitra mobile application for online education?

Question 50

‘Thenzawl Golf Resort’ project has been inaugurated in which states?

Question 51

Which of the following channel has been launched by Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar recently?

Question 52

The 6th edition of BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting was held under whose Presidency?

Question 53

‘E-Raksha Bandhan’ awareness programme launched by Andhra Pradesh is related to which of the following?

Question 54

Which of the following regulatory body will develop virtual museum for security market?

Question 55

Who has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India?

Question 56

What is the rank of Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries in the “FutureBrand Index 2020”?

Question 57

Which state government has launched “:Mukhya Mantri Doodh Uphar Yojana” to provide fortified flavoured skimmed milk powder to women and children?

Question 58

Which state government has launched “Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendupatta Sangrahak Samajik Suraksha Yojana” for tendu leaves collectors?

Question 59

India’s 2018 Asian Games mixed relay medal upgraded to gold after disqualification of which country?

Question 60

Which Indian Institute of Management (IIM) has developed a wearable hand band Known as the “Veli Band” that helps in maintaining social distancing?

Question 61

Which state will host 4th edition of the Khelo India Youth Games after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics?

Question 62

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed an agreement for extending a $400-million currency swap facility to which country till November 2020?

Question 63

Which Indian city ranked 16th among the list of top 20 cities with maximum number of CCTV surveillance cameras installed in a survey done on most surveilled cities in the world by the UK-based Comparitech?

Question 64

The World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed every year on 28th July. What is the theme of the 2020 World Hepatitis Day (WHD)?

Question 65

India handed over 10 Railway Locomotives to which neighbouring country to bolster its Neighbourhood First Policy?

Question 66

The Cotton Corporation of India decided to setup set up its own warehouse in which country to boost cotton exports?

Question 67

The World Wildlife Crime Report 2020 is published by which of the following organizations that says that India and Thailand are the main source of (82%) of illegal shipment of tiger body parts?

Question 68

Bureau of Indian Standard’s Mobile App “BIS-Care” has been launched using which the authenticity of ISI-marked and hallmarked products can be checked, BIS is working under which ministry?

Question 69

Three hundred year old Kali temple is being reconstructed in which country with the support of India?

Question 70

Which of the following institutions has launched “Dare to Dream” an innovative contest and open challenge that promotes innovators and startups in the country?

Question 71

Who has authored the book titled “The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World”?

Question 72

Who has authored the book titled “Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India”?

Question 73

Which state government has launched a free website ‘Rozgaar Bazaar 2020’, that will connect the job seekers and the recruiters on one platform?

Question 74

As per the update report on India’s Tiger Survey from 2018, released by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar which state has the highest number of tigers?

Question 75

What per cent of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been decided by the union government in defence sector?
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