Daily Current Affairs – 31.07.2020 & 01.08.2020

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 31.07.2020 & 01.08.2020

Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 31st July 2020 & 1st August 2020 covering the following topics: Niti Aayog,, ICRA, Switzerland, Digital wallet. As we all know that the General Awareness constitutes a major part of any competitive examination and hence it needs your undivided attention. Generally, the questions asked in the competitive exams are generally framed on National News, International News, State News, Sports, Awards, Summits, Schemes, Books & Authors, Ranks & Reports, Important Days, Economy, Defence, Science & Technology, etc. To excel in this section of the competitive examinations you are required to cover all these topics thoroughly.
Attempt all questions and enhance your preparation. Highly recommended for upcoming exams like IBPS-PO,IBPS-Clerk, IBPS-RRB, UPSC, SSC, SBI, and other competitive exams.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 01.08.2020

Daily Current Affairs is very important to crack any competitive exam as it contains high weightage. Current Affairs is the only section in any competitive exams which requires less effort but gives high marks. Candidates are required to stay updated with the daily events, but it is not possible to get all updates of events around the world besides other sections preparation. Here we come for you – we collect all updates from around the world and present it in the form of a daily current affairs quiz.

Daily Current Affairs MCQ - 31.07.2020 & 01.08.2020

Q1. International Day of Friendship is observed globally on _______________. This day is celebrated to mark the importance of friends and friendship in life.
(a) 25th July
(b) 28th July
(c) 30th July
(d) 29th July
(e) 31st July

Q2. Name the veteran Indian domestic allrounder, who recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
(a) Dattu Phadkar
(b) Dhiraj Parsana
(c) Paras Dogra
(d) Unmukt Chand
(e) Rajat Bhatia

Q3. Sonam Tshering Lepcha, who passed away recently was related to which of these fields?
(a) Musician
(b) Journalism
(c) Sports
(d) Literature
(e) Politics

Q4. Who among the following has been appointed the Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
(a) Nutan Guha Biswas
(b) Kewal Kumar Sharma
(c) M Sathiyavathy
(d) Hardik Satishchandra Shah
(e) Rina Ray

Q5. Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) has developed __________, a medical bed isolation system to combat COVID-19 by preventing or minimising the spread of the virus.
(a) Ananya
(b) Aashray
(c) Paryay
(d) Sahaayata
(e) Suraksha

Q6. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship programme of the Ministry of ___________.
(a) Science & Technology
(b) Earth Science
(c) Human Resources and Development
(d) Home Affairs
(e) Textile Ministry

Q7. Who inaugurated CII National Digital conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat?
(a) Ram Paswan Vilas
(b) Nitish Kumar
(c) Amit Shah
(d) Piyush Goyal
(e) None of these

Q8. __________ signed a MoU to adopt CSIR technologies for rural development.
(a) CSIR
(b) UBA-IIT Delhi
(c) Vijnana Bharati
(d)All the above
(e) None of these

Q9. when was Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation established?
(a) 2000
(b) 2005
(c) 2010
(d) 2015
(e) None of these

Q10. Sonam Tshering Lepcha who passed away recently was a ________.
(a) Scientist
(b) Musician
(c) Athlete
(d) Politician
(e) None of these

Q11. Who launched AIM-iCREST to encourage and enable progress in the incubator ecosystem across the country?
(a) Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)
(b) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
(c) Wadhwani Foundation
(d) All the above
(e) None of these

Q12. The new Supreme Court in Mauritius was completed with grant assistance of $28.12 million from the Government of India.
(a) $16.27 million
(b) $20.50 million
(c) $28.12 million
(d) $36.68 million
(e) None of these

Q13. ADB approved a ________ COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support (CARES) programme.
(a) $1.5 billion
(b) $2 billion
(c) $2.5 billion
(d) $3 billion
(e) None of these

Q14. India inaugurated the new Supreme Court building in __________.
(a) Maldives
(b) Seychelles
(c) Mauritius
(d) Cambodia
(e) None of these

Q15. ________ approved $3 million to India to fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
(a) World Bank
(b) ADB
(c) AIIB
(d) RBI
(e) None of these

Q16. When was the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill passed?
(a) 2017
(b) 2018
(c) 2019
(d) 2016
(e) None of these

Q17. When is Muslim Women’s Rights Day observed?
(a) 1 August (ans)
(b) 2 August
(c) 3 August
(d) 4 August
(e) None of these

Q18. Which country is expected to assume the BRICS Presidency in 2021?
(a) Russia
(b) India
(c) Brazil
(d) South Africa
(e) None of these

Q19. GoI launched a programme for the benefit of artisans involved in the manufacturing of Agarbatti under _________.
(a) Gramodyog Vikas Yojana
(c) SwachhGram
(d) Gram Swaraj Abhiyan
(e) None of these

Q20. Which Country holds the BRICS Presidency in 2020?
(a) India
(b) Russia
(c) Brazil
(d) South Africa
(e) None of these

Q21. When was the Smart India Hackathon (SIH) began?
(a) 31st July
(b) 1st August
(c) 2nd August
(d) 3rd August
(e) None of these

Q22. Prakash Javadekar represented India at the _______ BRICS Environment Ministers Meeting.
(a) 4th
(b) 5th
(c) 6th
(d) 7th
(e) None of these

Q23. KVIC signed a MoU with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to supply _________.
(a) Mustard oil
(b) Avocado oil
(c) Olive oil
(d) Sunflower oil
(e) None of these

Q24. What was the theme of the 66th SKOCH 2020 Competition?
(a) E-governance platform for Labourers & Migrant Workers
(b) India Responds to COVID through Digital Governance
(c) India’s Action Plan amid COVID in Digital Education
(d) All the above
(e) None of these

Q25. KVIC and _________ sign MoU to supply Khadi Mustard Oil now.
(a) CRPF
(b) CAPF
(c) ITBP
(d) IBTP
(e) None of these

Q26. Which Ministry was awarded the SKOCH Gold Award?
(a) Ministry of Human Resources and Development
(b) Ministry of Science & Technology
(c) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
(d) Ministry of Power
(e) None of these

Q27. The Modi government is observing the Muslim Women Rights Day on which date, marking the first anniversary of the passage of the anti-triple talaq law in Parliament?
(a) July 20
(b) July 22
(c) July 31
(d) July 25
(e) July 26

Q28. World Ranger Day is observed on which date to celebrate the work Rangers to protect the world’s natural and cultural heritage.
(a) July 22
(b) July 28
(c) July 29
(d) July 31
(e) July 25

Q29. Which of the following banks has launched a two-month-long campaign with offers, discounts across a suite of products including loans, savings and current accounts?
(a) Bandhan bank
(b) HDFC
(c) SBI
(d) Kotak Mahindra

Q30. Name the robot designed by the Central Railway to remotely communicate between doctor and patient.
(a) HealthDoctor
(b) DocPlus
(c) Nirvay
(d) HealthPlus
(e) Rakshak

Q31. World Breastfeeding Week is being celebrated from ________ August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world?
(a) 22 to 28
(b) 25 to 31
(c) 1 to 7
(d) 7 to 15
(e) 15 to 21

Q32. Hasmukhbhai Joshi who passed away recently was a veteran _______.
(a) Actor
(b) Coach
(c) Singer
(d) Director
(e) Writer

Q33. TransUnion CIBIL along with which bank has launched a financial knowledge platform for MSMEs?
(a) Axis bank
(b) HDFC
(d) SBI

Q34. Which of the following banks has tied up with three insurers to provide Corona Kavach policies?
(a) Bandhan bank
(b) SBI
(c) Canara bank
(d) HDFC

Q35. Who among the following has been appointed as the Greater India Managing Director for HP?
(a) Prajwal Sinha
(b) Ketan Patel
(c) Suresh Verma
(d) Anand Vardhan
(e) Vasu Vashisht

Q36. Who among the following has been appointed as the additional director of Great Eastern Shipping?
(a) C Rangarajan
(b) BP Kanungo
(c) R Gandhi
(d) Urijit Patel
(e) MK Jain

Q37. Who among the following has been nominated as the new Prime minister of Ivory Coast?
(a) Daniel Kablan Duncan
(b) Alassane Ouattara
(c) Guillaume Soro
(d) Amadou Gon Coulibaly
(e) Hamed Bakayoko

Q38. The Grievance System of which state has won the Digital India Platinum Award by Skoch Foundation?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Assam
(c) West Bengal
(d) Haryana
(e) Rajasthan

Q39. National Mountain Climbing Day is observed on which date?
(a) July 12
(b) July 22
(c) July 23
(d) July 25
(e) August 1

Q40. Which of the following teams has been nominated as the World 2019s Most Valuable Brands in Football?
(a) Manchester City
(b) Leganes
(c) Villareal
(d) Real Madrid
(e) Granada

Q41. World Cup winner Benedikt Howedes who announced his retirement recently, played for which country?
(a) Peru
(b) Chile
(c) Germany
(d) Brazil
(e) Argentina

Q42. Mr Democracy Lee Teng-hui who passed away at the age of 97 was the president of which country?
(a) Singapore
(b) Vietnam
(c) Burundi
(d) Nigeria
(e) Taiwan

Q43. RD Pradhan who passed away recently was the former governor of which state?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Kerala
(c) Mizoram
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Haryana

Q44. The Chief Minister of which state has launched an Online Portal To Issue Fire Safety Certificates?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Haryana
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q45. ADB has signed a 200 million dollar financing deal with Reliance for building and operating a power plant in which country?
(a) Mauritius
(b) Maldives
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Bhutan

Q46. Name the initiative launched by Atal Innovation Mission, in partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wadhwani Foundation to encourage and enable holistic progress in the incubator ecosystem across the country.
(a) AIM-Incubate
(b) AIM-Accelerator
(c) AIM-Start

Q47. Tata Capital Growth Fund will invest _______ million dollars to invest in its subsidiary Biocon Biologics to acquire 0.85 percent equity stake in the company.
(a) 45
(b) 40
(c) 35
(d) 25
(e) 30

Q48. Which of the following mutual fund companies has launched Alpha Low Vol 30 ETF an open-ended index exchange-traded fund?
(a) Mirae Capital
(b) ICICI Prudential
(c) Axis securities
(d) Aditya Birla
(e) Canara Robeco

Q49. Who among the following has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company?
(a) Sunil Singh
(b) Rakesh Shukla
(c) Navin Agarwal
(d) Pravin Srivastava
(e) Anand Sharma

Q50. The government of which state/UT has ordered the fast-tracking of the Environment Clearance Process in minor minerals mining operations?
(a) Telangana
(b) Assam
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Jammu & Kashmir
(e) Haryana

Q51. Who among the following has been appointed as the chairman of Oriental Insurance?
(a) Sunanda Raj
(b) Anil Mehra
(c) Kumar Anand
(d) Rajesh Aggarwal
(e) SN Rajeswari

Q52. As per a recent study, Scientists have discovered active volcanoes on which planet?
(a) Saturn
(b) Mercury
(c) Venus
(d) Jupiter
(e) Titan

Q53. Who among the following have been appointed as deputy directors (sports) under the outstanding sports persons category?
(a) Babita Phogat and Geeta Phogat
(b) Kumari Kavita Devi and Babita Phogat
(c) Ritu Phogat and Kumari Kavita Devi
(d) Babita Phogat and Kumari Kavita Devi
(e) Geeta Phogat and Ritu Phogat

Q54. The Central government has launched the Green-Ag Project in which state to reduce emissions from agriculture and ensure sustainable agricultural practices?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Mizoram
(c) Kerala
(d) Telangana
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q55. Which of the following states is all set to begin the 2018 Ek Mask-Anek Zindagi 2019 public awareness campaign?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Haryana
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Assam
(e) Kerala

Q56. Who among the following has topped the list of the most valuable publicly listed companies?
(a) Google
(b) Microsoft
(c) Saudi Aramco
(d) Twitter
(e) Apple


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