Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

1. Which institution is to launch a new National Clinical Registry of COVID-19 patients?

[A] Indian Council of Medical Research
[B] Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
[C] Department of Biotechnology
[D] National Institute of Virology

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2. 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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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 day is observed in India, to mark the anniversary of the passage of Law against Triple Talaq?

[A] Muslim Women’s Rights Day
[B] Abolition of Triple Talaq Day
[C] Protection of Women Day
[D] Gender Equality Day

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5. Which Union Ministry has received SKOCH Gold Award for its IT enabled Scholarship Schemes?

[A] Ministry of HRD
[B] Ministry of Tribal Affairs
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

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6. Which major technology company launched the second phase of ‘More Together’ campaign in India?

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

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7. Where is the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) located?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Varanasi
[C] New Delhi
[D] Ahmadabad

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8. Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has launched a programme for Agarbatti artisans under which scheme?

[A] Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
[B] Gramodyog Vikas Yojana
[C] Start-up India Scheme
[D] Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

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9. Which oil company has formed a Joint Venture to manufacture Bitumen Derivatives?

[A] Indian Oil
[B] Hindstan Petroleum

[C] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
[D] Bharat Petroleum

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10. 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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