August 2020 Current Affairs [Week-5]

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Topics covered in the current affairs are

  • International News,
  • National News,
  • Science & Technology, Environment,
  • Government Bills & Acts,
  • Indian Defence News,
  • Important Persons and Places,
  • Banking and Economical News,
  • Awards and Honours,
  • Sports News,
  • Arts & Culture,
  • Obituary,
  • Summits & Conference,
  • Important Committee,
  • Schemes,
  • Appointments,
  • Books & Its Authors,
  • Agreements & MoUs,
  • Budget, Taxes,
  • Various Important Lists & Indexes,
  • Visits by World Presidents, Prime Ministers.

24 August 2020 Current Affairs

1.Which of the following is the author of the book-‘One Arranged Murder’?

  • RK Narayan
  • Chetan Bhagat
  • Amitav Ghosh
  • Salman Rushdie

2.Which of the following ministry launched the scheme ‘Nai Udaan’?

  • Ministry of Civil Aviation
  • Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  • Ministry of AYUSH
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs

3.Which of the following foreign bank became the first foreign bank in India to launch a “Green Deposit Programme”?

  • ICICI
  • DBS Bank
  • HSBC India
  • Deutsche Bank

4.For the Bundelkhand Water Management Project, UP govt has signed an agreement with which country?

  • Russia
  • US
  • Japan
  • Israel

5.Which of the following person launched FSSAI’s ‘Eat Right India’ Handbook?

  • Narendra Modi
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan
  • RS Prasad
  • J. Shankara

6.For the mass production of its COVID-19 vaccine Which of the following country expressed its collaboration with India?

  • China
  • Israel
  • US
  • Russia

7.What is India’s in 2nd edition Digital Quality of Life 2020 index?

  • 47
  • 67
  • 57
  • 77

8.To which of the following dwarf planet, the status of ‘Ocean World’ was given by researchers?

  • Eris
  • Ceres
  • Pluto
  • None of the Above

9.The app named Kormo Jobs app was launched by which of the following company?

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Samsung
  • Sony

10.The campaign ‘EkSankalp Bujurgokenaam’ is launched by which of the following state/UT police?

  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh

25 August 2020 Current Affairs

1.Which of the following state has secured the first rank in health and welfare center operationalization?

  • Tamilnadu
  • Punjab
  • HP
  • Maharashtra

2.The Chairperson of the Financial Stability and Development Council(FSDC) is

  • Union Finance Minister
  • Finance Secretary
  • RBI Governor
  • RBI Deputy Governor

3.The drone-based surveillance system for railway security is introduced by which of the following?

  • Air India
  • Cargo India
  • Indian Railway
  • Google with DJI

4.Which of the following has been appointed as Managing Director of SBI?

  • Durjoy Bhatia
  • Vinay Sanghi
  • Ashwanit Anand
  • Ashwani Bhatia

5.For the Arjuna Award 2020, How many sportsperson have been named?

  • 27
  • 15
  • 20
  • 18

Vinesh Phogat-Wrestler
Manika Batra-Table Tennis player
Mariyappan Thangavelu-Para Athlete
Rani Rampal-Hockey Player

6.For the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020, how many players have been named?

  • 10
  • 7
  • 5
  • 3

7.Which of the following person has been named as the Election Commissioner of India?

  • Rajiv Kumar
  • Markit Sen
  • Rajiv Malhotra
  • Rajiv Singhania

8.Due to COVID-19, how many youths have lost their jobs in india?

  • 41 Lakh
  • 20 Lakh
  • 30 Lakh
  • 50 Lakh

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