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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

1st September 2020 Current Affairs GKToday Quiz

1. Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India and Bharat Ratna, passed away at 84 after battling a long illness, on Monday, 31st August 2020. In which year he got Bharat Ratna?

2. Who assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India on Tuesday, 1st September 2020?
Rajiv Kumar
Ashok Lavasa
Sushil Chandra
Sunil Arora
3. Which company was ranked as the world’s No. 1 in Solar Energy company in terms of capacity?
Azure Power
Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd.
Adani Green
Kotak Urja Pvt Ltd
4. India-Russia (INDRA) Exercises between the Army, Navy & Air Force of two countries have been held since ________. Joint Tri-Services Exercises “INDRA” are also being held once in two years since 2017. The last INDRA Tri-Services Exercise was held in India in December 2019. INDRA NAVY–2020, earlier planned in Vladivostok (Russia) has been postponed due to #COVID19 pandemic situation. Russian Navy has instead proposed conducting a “non-contact, at sea only” Passage Exercise (PASSEX), to maintain the continuity engagements between two Navies. Russian Navy ships Admiral Vinogradov (Destroyer), Admiral Tributs (Destroyer) and Boris Butoma (Tanker) with integral helicopters will be visiting the port of Hambantota (Sri Lanka) from 31 August – 3 September 2020, before proceeding to Russia. INDRA NAVY–2020 is planned as PASSEX on 4-5 September 2020, during the passage of Russian Navy ships from Hambantota to Malacca Straits in the Bay of Bengal.
5. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will leave for which country tomorrow on a three-day visit to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Defence Ministers’ meeting during his visit?

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