Current Affairs 12 August 2020 Quiz
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- Former WWE wrestler James ‘Kamala’ Harris who passed away recently hailed from which country?
- Which country declared a state of environmental emergency after a Japanese ship began spilling oil in an area in the country?
- Which country announced to construct a standalone war memorial for Indian soldiers killed by Pakistan in 1971?
A) Sri Lanka
- What is the name of the portal on Human-Elephant conflict launched on the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2020 by the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar?
- PM Narendra Modi inaugurated first ever submarine optical fibre cable project for Andaman & Nicobar Islands worth how much amount?
A) Rs. 1,392 Crore
B) Rs. 1,929 Crore
C) Rs. 1,405 Crore
D) Rs. 1,224 Crore
- In August 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched which campaign to free India of garbage and waste?
A) Gandagi Chodega Bharat
B) Bharat Banega Swachh
C) Swachhta Bdhao
D) Gandagi Bharat Chorho
- The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its which stadium after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh?
A) Bathinda International Cricket Stadium
B) Dhruve Pandove Stadium
C) Mullanpur Stadium
D) War Heroes Stadium
- Which state’s Pollution Control Board signed a ”Memorandum of Agreement” (MoA) with IIT, Delhi for setting up of geographical information system (GIS) based platform for air quality management in the state?
D) West Bengal
- Which state launched Indira Van Mitan Yojana on the occasion of World Tribal Day?
- Which Municipal Corporation became country’s first to provide forestland right certificates to people of urban area?
- In which of the districts of Haryana, anti-bullying campaign is launched to counter the menace of bullying?
- Which state government signed MoU with the U.S.-based Boston Group for setting up its development centre in one of its districts?
D) Andhra Pradesh
- In August 2020, which of the following received clearance from UIDAI to carry out e-KYC authentication using Aadhaar?
A) Bombay Stock Exchange
B) Central Depository Services Limited
C) National Stock Exchange
D) National Securities Depository Limited
- The central government announced the extension of its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme to larger firms and self-employed people in August 2020. What is the corpus of the scheme?
A) Rs 41,600 crore
B) Rs 57,800 crore
C) Rs 46,200 crore
D) Rs 32,700 crore
- Which ecommerce company launched its first startup accelerator program ‘Leap’ with the aim to help new and upcoming startups grow, scale, navigate challenges?
- Which formula 1 player won the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix 2020?
A) Valtteri Bottas
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Charles Leclerc
D) Max Verstappen
- In August 2020, Walter Martos was sworn in as the Prime Minister of which country?
- In August 2020, Mohamed Ould Bilal was named as the Prime Minister of which country?
- Who has authored the books titled ”Corona Kavithakal”, ”Republic Day 2020” and ”Thus Speaks the Governor” released in August 2020?
B) Lal Thanhawla
C) Conrad Sangma
D) PS Sreedharan Pillai
- With what theme was the World Biofuel Day 2020 observed in India?
A) Green fuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
B) Pro-active biofuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
C) Biofuels towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
D) Production of Biodiesel towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
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