Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

11. What is the name of the American computer engineer and co-creator of the computer mouse, who recently passed away?

[A] William English
[B] Elmer Petersen
[C] Eric Bentley
[D] Cecil Leonard

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12. Who has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of the UT of Jammu & Kashmir?

[A] Manoj Sinha
[B] Ashwini Kumar Choubey
[C] Arjun Ram Meghwal
[D] V. K. Singh

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13. India extended a Line of Credit of USD 18 million to which country, to expand fishing facilities?

[A] Malaysia
[B] Maldives
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Bangladesh

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14. Which Union Ministry implements the PM SVANidhi Scheme?

[A] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[B] Ministry of Home Affairs
[C] Ministry of Finance
[D] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

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15. Rajamalai, where a massive landslide has occurred, is located in which state?

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

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16. The ‘COVAX’ facility that was seen in news recently, is an initiative of which international organisation?

[A] World Bank
[B] World Health Organization
[C] International Monetary Fund
[D] World Economic Forum

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17. Which Non-Profit organization has tied up with Naukri.com for connecting health care professionals with hospitals?

[A] CRY India
[B] HelpAge India
[C] Smile Foundation
[D] ECHO India

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18. Which is the first country to approve a vaccine against Covid-19?

[A] Russia
[B] China
[C] United States
[D] United Kingdom

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19. Which Union Ministry launched ‘Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Regulations’?

[A] Ministry of Culture
[B] Minimum of Tourism
[C] Ministry of Education
[D] Ministry of External Affairs

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20. Alexander Lukashenko has been re-elected as the President of which country?

[A] Algeria
[B] Belarus
[C] Lebanon
[D] Brazil

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