Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

31. 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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32. SABIC chemical plant that is set to become the world’s first to run entirely on renewable power, is located in which country?

[A] Russia
[B] Spain
[C] Germany
[D] United Kingdom

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33. Which organisation released the report “The Toxic Truth: Children’s exposure to lead pollution undermines a generation of potential”?

[A] UNESCO
[B] World Health Organisation
[C] UNICEF
[D] Food and Agricultural Organisation

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34. Mahatma Gandhi Setu (bridge), that was seen in news, is located in which state?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Bihar
[C] Gujarat
[D] Uttarakhand

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35. Which Union Ministry has received SKOCH Gold Award for its IT enabled Scholarship Schemes?

[A] Ministry of HRD
[B] Ministry of Tribal Affairs
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

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36. Who is the Chairman of the High-Level Group on Agricultural Exports set up by the Fifteenth Finance Commission?

[A] Narendra Singh Tomar
[B] Radha Singh
[C] Sanjiv Puri
[D] Preeti Sudan

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37. Which global institution has inked deal with Reliance Power for constructing power plant in Bangladesh?

[A] World Bank
[B] Asian Development Bank
[C] Asian Investment Infrastructure Bank
[D] International Monetary Fund

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38. Which former RBI Governor was appointed as an independent Director in Great Eastern Shipping Company?

[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Urjit Patel
[C] Y V Reddy
[D] D Subba Rao

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39. 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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40. Hamed Bakayoko has been named as the Prime Minister of which country?

[A] Ivory Coast
[B] Guinea
[C] Liberia
[D] Ghana

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