Current Affairs 9 August 2020 Quiz
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- Where will the Kavkaz 2020 strategic command-post exercise take place in September 2020 in which India along with some other countries will take part?
- In August 2020, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry approved the construction of how many houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
A) 11.45 lakh
B) 10.28 lakh
C) 12.88 lakh
D) 11.04 lakh
- The first ever Kisan Rail services by the Indian Railways flagged off from which city in August 2020?
- Which of the following has launched application called “OHE Inspection” for real time monitoring?
A) Ministry of Civil Aviation
B) Bihar State Government
C) Indian Railways
D) Telangana State Government
- Which state government launched ‘Mukhya Mantri Doodh Uphar Yojana’ for the children between 1 and 6 years age?
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) West Bengal
- Which state government launched a collaborative programme as a partnership between the Department of Youth Services and Sports and YuWaah for the young children of the state?
C) Arunachal Pradesh
- Which state launched ‘Mahila Evam Kishori Samman Yojana’ for adolescent girls and women between 10 to 45 years of BPL families?
A) Uttar Pradesh
- Which Indian airport has developed an online portal ‘Air Suvidha’ that will allow international arriving passengers to apply for exemption from compulsory institutional quarantine for coronavirus?
A) Delhi International Airport
B) Kolkata International Airport
C) Hyderabad International Airport
D) Kochi International Airport
- Which state has become the first in the country to collaborate with Google India in the state-wide deployment of its Google for Education technology?
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Jammu & Kashmir
- Venkatraipur and which other village of Odisha have been recognised as being “Tsunami Ready” by UNESCO?
- National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which educational institute to set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) on Advance Data Management System for Highways in the institute?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Kanpur
C) IIT Kharagpur
D) IIT Delhi
- Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
A) Gotabaya Rajapaksa
B) Mahinda Rajapaksa
C) Ranil Wickremesinghe
D) Maithripala Sirisena
- How much line of credit has been extended to Mozambique by the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank)?
A) $250 million
B) $150 million
C) $380 million
D) $420 million
- Which country will host ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 as announced by the International Cricket Council?
B) South Africa
- Harmanpreet Kaur and which other cricketer have been signed as the brand ambassadors of WTF Sports-India and Global?
A) Yuvraaj Singh
B) KL Rahul
C) Suresh Raina
D) Rohit Sharma
- Who has been appointed as the new Comptroller & Auditor General of India in August 2020?
A) Hardeep Singh Puri
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore
D) G C Murmu
- Educationist Pradeep Kumar Joshi who has been appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in August 2020 replaces whom?
A) Arvind Saxena
B) Rajnish Kumar
C) DP Singh
D) Sameer Nagaraj
- Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director of PNB Housing Finance in August 2020?
A) Suraj Singh
B) Sanjay Kumar
C) Hardayal Prasad
D) Neeraj Vyas
- Who has been appointed as the Inspector General (IG), in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?
A) P S Ranipse
B) A P Maheshwari
C) P C Mohan
D) B S Khanna
- Bollywood filmmaker Shiv Panikker has launched his first ever graphic novel titled?
A) The Guide
B) Gone Case
C) Sea of Poppies
D) In Custody
- Sameer Sharma who passed away recently belong to which profession?
- Dipankar Ghose who won the Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting for his work on issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic is related to which newspaper?
A) The Hindu
B) Business Standard
C) The Times of India
D) Indian Express
- Mukund Lath who passed away recently was a prominent ____________.
- Sadia Dehlvi who passed away in August 2020 was related to which profession?
- Shirley Ann Grau, a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer passed away recently. She hailed from which country?
STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Where is the HQ of National Highways Authority of India located?
D) New Delhi
- Where is the HQ of Union Public Service Commission located?
A) New Delhi
- Where is the HQ of Punjab National Bank Housing Finance located?
C) New Delhi