Current Affairs(August-2020)

   Very Important One Liner Quiz (August-2020)

  1. The famous computer scientist Russel Kirsch, who died recently, is associated with which invention?->Pixels
  2. Which is the first neighbouring country with which India has made the ‘Air Bubble’ agreement?-> Maldives(travel through Air)
  3. The documentary film named “The Next Frontier: India’s Smart Cities” was premiered on 15th August by which agency?-> National Geographic
  4. ‘Rules of origin’, that was seen in news recently, is associated with which Ministry?          ->Ministry of Finance
  5. Who is the head of the newly formed ‘National Council for Transgender Persons’?    ->Minister of Social Justice and empowerment
  6. Ministry of Consumer Affairs has advised to states to include all eligible disabled persons under which act?       ->National Food Security Act.
  7. Which Indian state/UT launched a new mobile application named ‘E-Gyan Mitra’?    -> [Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu]
  8. Which global institution has inked deal with Reliance Power for constructing power plant in Bangladesh?   ->ADB(Asian Development Bank)
  9. Hamed Bakayoko has been named as the Prime Minister of which country?   ->Ivory Coast
  10. Which global firm became the world’s most valuable publicly listed company, after surpassing Saudi Aramco?  -> Apple.
  11. What is the limit of turnover, above which companies are mandated to submit E-invoicing?    ->500Crores
  12. Which Indian journalist has been named the winner of Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting?    ->Dipankar Ghose
  13. Which is the most downloaded Covid-19 contact tracing application in the world, as on date? ->Aarogya Setu
  14. Where is the headquarters of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) located?   ->New Delhi
  15. Which Indian city featured in the ‘Top 20 Most Surveilled Cities’ survey conducted by Comparitech?  ->Hyderabad
  16. Which Institute won the first prize in the Smart India Hackathon-2020?  -> Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT)
  17. What is the name of the employment generation program proposed by KVIC for promoting Agarbatti production?  -> Khadi Agarbatti Atma Nirbhar Mission]
  18. Who has been appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India?-> G.C. Murmu
  19. Which country has issued order that would ban TikTok and WeChat in 45 days when not sold by their parent companies?     —> United States
  20. The multilateral military exercise named Kavkaz 2020 is to be held in which country?->Russia
  21. Rajamalai, where a massive landslide has occurred, is located in which state?->Kerala
  22. Which Indian organisation is celebrating ‘Cleanliness Week’ from August 10, to mark the Independence Day?->Indian Railways
  23. What is the corpus of the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund that was launched by the Prime Minister?-> Rs 1 lakh crore
  24. Which country is to offer military airwaves for 5G wireless networks?->United States
  25. Who hosts the “At Home” reception for freedom fighters, as a part of Anniversary of the Quit India Movement?->President of India
  26. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has collaborated with which technology company to launch Student Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP) 2.0?-> Dell Technologies
  27. Which Indian-origin senator has been selected as the Vice President candidate of Joe Biden in the US elections?-> Kamala Harris
  28. The Medal for Excellence in Investigation that is awarded to Police Personnel is constituted by which ministry?-> Union Ministry of Home Affairs
  29. Rahat Indori, who recently passed away, was associated with which profession?->Shayar(Poet)
  30. What is Ceres, that was referred to in a recent study by the NASA?-> Dwarf Planet
  31. Which country has recently initiated a campaign named “Clean Plate Campaign 2.0” to reduce food wastage?->China
  32. Which Indian Industrialist is ranked the 4th richest person in the world by Bloomberg Billionaires Index?->Mukesh Ambani
  33. Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a satellite of which country’s space organisation?-> United States
  34. Which e-commerce giant is to launch its online pharmacy in India?->Amazon
  35. The Centre for Bio Pharma Analysis (CBA) that was in news recently, is set up at which city?->Pune.
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  37. The Anti Drone System developed by which organization has been deployed at the Independence Day celebrations in Delhi?->DRDO
  38. Which organisation to establish a “Centre of excellence” in Uttar Pradesh Defence corridor?-> Indian Navy
  39. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Meghalaya?-> Satya Pal Malik
  40. Which institution has topped the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement (ARIIA) 2020 in the ‘Centrally funded institution’ category?->IIT,Madras
  41. The Government of which country has launched an ‘Innovation Challenge Fund’ in India?->United Kingdom
  42. Which organization has recently signed a MoU with AFC India Ltd, to work together in agriculture and allied sectors?-> Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
  43. Manduadih railway station, that was renamed as ‘Banaras’, is located in which state?->Uttar Pradesh
  44. What is the name of the application that has been launched by the Indian Air Force, for its aspirants?- My IAF
  45. Which E-Commerce company has committed for transition to electric vehicles and join EV100 initiative?->Flipkart
  46. Which development bank is to finance the USD 500 million Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III?-> Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
  47. External Affairs Ministry organised the National Coordination Committee, with which country, for the first time?-> Uzbekistan
  48. Which two Indian leaders are selected for USISPF 2020 Leadership Awards?-> Anand Mahindra and Shantanu Narayen
  49. What is the limit of Late Payment Surcharge, as advised by the Powers Ministry, to the Gencos and Trancos?->12%
  50. Zojila tunnel, that was seen in news recently, connects Jammu and Kashmir with which state/UT?->Ladakh
  51. What is the name of the interactive video game launched by the Union Health Minister, regarding Covid-19?->corona warriors
  52. What is the Birth Day of Kolkata City?-> 24 august 1690, agent  charnock landed that day near nimtalla ghat, located in north Kolkata.

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