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. What is the name of the robotic Mars rover launched by NASA?

[A] Endeavour
[B] Perseverance
[C] Achiever
[D] Patriot

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3. Which country has passed a bill to promote the legacies of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr?

[A] India
[B] United States
[C] Australia
[D] United Kingdom

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4. Which state in North East India has launched the Green-Ag project, funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF)?

[A] Sikkim
[B] Mizoram
[C] Assam
[D] Manipur

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5. What is the name of the microorganism decontamination device developed by CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO)?

[A] Suraksha
[B] Shreyas
[C] Samriddhi
[D] Sweekar

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6. Which technology company released the ‘Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019’?

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

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

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

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9. 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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10. Which country chaired the 6th BRICS Environment Ministers’ Meeting?

[A] Brazil
[B] Russia
[C] India
[D] China

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