Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

1. What is the name of the mobile application launched by the Directorate of Cashew Research (DCR)?

[A] Cashew Care
[B] Cashew India
[C] Cashew Credit
[D] Quality Cashew

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2. 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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3. 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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4. Who has assumed office as the Union Health Secretary of India in August 2020?

[A] Rajesh Bhushan
[B] S Jai Shankar
[C] M Siva Shankar
[D] Anil Swarup

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5. What is the name of the programme launched by the Health Minister to promote scientific temper among school students?

[A] India studies Science
[B] Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan
[C] Science Bolta Hai
[D] Vigyan hi Vikas

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6. Amar Singh, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

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

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7. What is the name of the Crew Dragon spacecraft from which NASA astronauts landed back on the Earth?

[A] Victor
[B] Endeavor
[C] SpaceX Plus
[D] NASA Craft

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8. Which mode of payment clocked its highest monthly transactions since its inception in July, at 1.49 billion?

[A] UPI
[B] FASTag
[C] BBPS
[D] IMPS

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9. What is the proposed target of Defence and Aerospace exports by the year 2025, as per the Draft DPEPP 2020?

[A] USD 1 billion
[B] USD 2 billion

[C] USD 3 billion
[D] USD 5 billion

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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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