Current Affairs and Latest GK for the Week 11 to 17 August 2020

Latest GK & Current Affairs for the Week 11 to 17 August 2020 – This Video presents the Latest Current Affairs in MCQ format covering the Current Affairs during the week 11 to 17 August 2020. Topics related to Science and technology, Space research, Awards and honours, Entertainment, Sports, Politics, etc are covered in this Video. The important details of the current affairs are also discussed in the video so that all possible questions can be prepared. 


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Current Affairs  Questions covered in this Video

Q1. Which is India’s National Aquatic Animal? Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2020 announced a project for its conservation.


Q2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2020 announced that the task to connect India’s over six-lakh villages with an optical fibre network will be completed in the next ____ days. 


Q3. Under Swachh Bharat Mission, SLWM is:


Q4. Which of the following has taken flood forecasting initiatives association with the Central Water Commission (CWC) over the past several months in the country?


Q5. The Supreme Court on August 14, 2020 held activist-lawyer ____ guilty of contempt for his two derogatory tweets against the judiciary. 


Q6. Which of the following became only the third Arab nation after Jordan and Egypt to establish diplomatic ties with Israel in August?


Q7. The U.N. Security Council on August 14, 2020 resoundingly defeated a U.S. resolution to indefinitely extend the U.N. arms embargo on:


Q8. Which SAARC country observed National Mourning Day on August 15, 2020?


Q9. Which country has set up the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF) to investigate UFO sightings?


Q10. Which county has launched a “Clean Your Plate Campaign” that calls for the public to stop wasting food?


Q11. What is the name given to the coronavirus vaccine developed by Russia in August?


Q12. Which party announced Kamala Harris as its candidate for Vice-President in the forthcoming US Presidential election?


Q13. Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on August 14, 2020 that ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter has captured the Moon images of a crater named after:


Q14. The dwarf planet Ceres lies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and ____.


Q15. Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation, Soumya Swaminathan was on August 15, 2020 conferred with the ____ Chief Minister’s special award. 


Q16. Which of the following Operations was launched to establish Indian control over Siachen Glacier in 1984?


Q17. The Reserve Bank of India on April 14, 2020 said its central board has approved a dividend payout of ____ to the government for 2019-20.


Q18. TIFAC is an autonomous society under the Department of Science and Technology. Which of the following in abbreviation TIFAC is not matched correctly?


Q19. Which company has been given contract by the government to supply 106 Basic Trainer Aircrafts for the Indian Air Force (IAF)?


Q20. Which IIT signed an MoU with defence PSU BEML for development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in August 2020?


Q21. Which is the highest-ranked Indian company in Fortune Global 500 list launched in August 2020? The companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2020.


Q22. Which is the world’s highest-ranked company in Fortune Global 500 list launched in August 2020?


Q23. India’s ____ has partnered with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative.


Q24. Which of the following has developed an infrastructure at Rihand

project in Uttar Pradesh to transport fly ash in bulk to cement plants at a cheaper cost?


Q25. _____ on August 14, 2020 launched ‘Shaurya KGC (Kisan Gold Credit) Card’, a loan product for the armed forces.


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