Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

11. ‘Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar’ is awarded by which Union Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Defence
[C] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[D] Ministry of Corporate affairs

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12. What is the modified deadline for filing income tax returns, as announced by the Union Government after July 31?

[A] August 31
[B] September 30
[C] October 31
[D] December 31

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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. Which financial institution has launched the ‘MSME Saksham’ portal, in association with TransUnion CIBIL?

[A] SIDBI
[B] RBI
[C] NABARD
[D] NHB

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17. What is the name of the nodal agency that will regulate space activities and the use of ISRO facilities by private sector?

[A] NSIL
[B] IN-SPACe
[C] Space India
[D] Bharat Space

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18. 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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19. Which country has approved a law that gives more power to regulate social media content?

[A] China
[B] North Korea
[C] Turkey
[D] Russia

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20. 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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