Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

1. The Indian Government has imposed safeguard duty on which product till July 2021, to protect domestic manufacturers?

[A] Medical devices
[B] Solar cells
[C] Textile
[D] Electronics

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2. Which Public sector Unit has partnered with IIT- Kanpur, for training and research of Smart Grid Technology?

[A] NTPC Ltd
[B] Power Finance Corporation
[C] ONGC Ltd
[D] REC Ltd

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3. Sonam Tshering Lepcha, who has passed away, was associated with which field?

[A] Space
[B] Music
[C] Politics
[D] Business

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4. Which fin tech company launched a UPI payment link service that allows transactions from any payment app?

[A] PhonePe
[B] MobiKwik
[C] BharatPe
[D] Freecharge

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5. MyGov platform has announced a Logo design contest for which government program in August 2020?

[A] AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
[B] Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
[C] Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
[D] One Nation One Ration Card

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6. Which racing driver has won the British Grand Prix tournament?

[A] Michael Schumacher
[B] Valtteri Bottas
[C] Lewis Hamilton
[D] Max Verstappen

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7. Ebrahim Alkazi, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

[A] Politics
[B] Arts
[C] Sports
[D] Business

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8. Which country has witnessed a massive blast that occurred by explosives stored at a port?

[A] Australia
[B] Lebanon
[C] France
[D] Germany

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9. What is the new repo rate, after the Monetary Policy Committee meeting of August 2020?

[A] 4.75 per cent
[B] 4.5 per cent

[C] 4.0 per cent
[D] 3.8 per cent

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10. When is National Handlooms Day celebrated in India?

[A] August 6
[B] August 7
[C] August 8
[D] August 9

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