Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2020

41. When did this year’s Earth Overshoot Day fall?

[A] August 20
[B] August 22
[C] June 19
[D] June 22

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42. World Health Organization (WHO) has declared which region as free of Polio disease?

[A] Asia
[B] Africa
[C] Australia
[D] Europe

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43. Technology major Facebook has proposed to expand which feature to Indian users in the near future?

[A] Facebook Chat
[B] Facebook Money
[C] Facebook News
[D] Facebook Feed

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44. How many new routes have been approved under the RCS- UDAN scheme?

[A] 18
[B] 38
[C] 58
[D] 78

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45. What is the enhanced borrowing limit permitted to states, in terms of their GSDP?

[A] 6 per cent
[B] 5 per cent
[C] 3 per cent
[D] 2 per cent

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46. Which organization has set up a 5-member panel to review the charter of its laboratories?

[A] ISRO
[B] HAL
[C] BARC
[D] DRDO

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47. Which famous personality delivered the Darbari Seth Memorial lecture, organised by Global think-tank TERI?

[A] Antonio Guterres
[B] Donald Trump
[C] Christine Lagarde
[D] Sundar Pichai

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48. Which Armed Force detected a 20-meter long tunnel along the Indo-Pakistan border?

[A] Border Security Force
[B] Central Reserve Police Force
[C] Sashastra Seema Bal
[D] Central Industrial Security Force

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49. The National Sports Award ceremony was held virtually for the first time, in which year?

[A] 2002
[B] 2020
[C] 2005
[D] 2009

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50. As per the global ranking of average wages prepared by Picodi.com, what is the average monthly wage of India?

[A] Rs.55,000
[B] Rs.32,800
[C] Rs.15,600
[D] Rs.7,200

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