Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

11. Which Indian state is to set up the country’s first snow leopard conservation centre?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Sikkim
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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12. Which telecom company of India has partnered with Amazon Web Services to provide cloud solutions to businesses?

[A] Jio
[B] Airtel
[C] BSNL
[D] Vodafone Idea

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13. Which global organisation has estimated that about 24 million additional children may drop out of school?

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

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14. The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) is being implemented under which programme?

[A] National Health Mission
[B] Ajeevika
[C] Indra Dhanush
[D] Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana

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15. What is the name of the new interactive centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission, located near Raj Ghat, Delhi?

[A] Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra
[B] SBM Kendra
[C] Swachhata Kranti
[D] SBM House

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16. Which country has issued order that would ban TikTok and WeChat in 45 days when not sold by their parent companies?

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

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17. Which Indian state has announced its own new Industrial Policy 2020, with an annual outlay of Rs 8000 crore?

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

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18. When is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples or World Tribal Day celebrated?

[A] August 9
[B] August 10
[C] August 11
[D] August 12

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19. The ‘Eat Right India’ movement that has won the ‘Food System Vision Prize’, is being implemented by which organisation?

[A] Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
[B] Food Corporation of India (FCI)
[C] Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
[D] Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)

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20. Which Indian organisation is celebrating ‘Cleanliness Week’ from August 10, to mark the Independence Day?

[A] Indian Railways
[B] Airport Authority of India
[C] Indian Space Research Organisation
[D] National Highways Authority

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