Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

1. What will be the effective contribution by the employees and employers to the Employee’s Provident Fund (EPF) from August 2020?

[A] 25%
[B] 24%
[C] 20%
[D] 18%

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2. When is ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’ observed?

[A] July 30
[B] July 31
[C] August 1
[D] August 2

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3. Which trade association organised the “National Digital conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat”?

[A] FICCI
[B] CII
[C] ASSOCHAM
[D] NASSCOM

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4. Which major Technology Company is to launch ‘Project Kuiper’, for building satellite infrastructure?

[A] Google
[B] Amazon
[C] Facebook
[D] Apple

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5. India has imposed restrictions on the import of which electronic gadget after two decades?

[A] Mobile Phones
[B] Colour Television sets
[C] Speakers
[D] Microwave Ovens

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6. Which country is the first to make Facebook and Google pay its media outlets for news content?

[A] China
[B] Russia
[C] Australia
[D] Germany

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7. Who is the head of the Sports Ministry’s committee to select this year’s National Sports Awards winners?

[A] Mukundakam Sharma
[B] S B Sinha
[C] Markandey Katju
[D] Jagannadha Rao

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8. What is the name of India’s solar-powered ferry that has won the prestigious Gustave Trouve Award?

[A] Aditya
[B] Arunan
[C] Ravikant
[D] Soorya

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9. Which Indian state has signed an MoU with leading MNCs such as ITC, P&G and Hindustan Unilever, for women empowerment?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala

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10. Mohamed Irfaan Ali has been sworn in as the new President of which South American country?

[A] Guyana
[B] Venezuela
[C] Brazil
[D] Columbia

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