Thursday, August 20, 2020

Current Affairs GK MCQ Quiz for 20 August 2020

1. IIT Kharagpur has developed low-bandwidth software for teachers to conduct e-classes that will cater to the problems of Indian academia in the wake of Chinese virus Covid19. What is the name of the software?

2. On 19th August 2020 Union Cabinet approved the creation of National Recruitment Agency (NRA). This transformational reform will remove the hurdles of multiple exams for central govt jobs through Common Eligibility Test (CET). #NationalRecruitmentAgency is a unprecedented step taken by Modi govt as it would create an uniform transformative recruitment process. NRA will provide equal opportunities to all sections of the society as each district will have an exam centre, test will be in multiple languages and CET score will be valid for ______ years. Single test will also reduce the financial burden, which will greatly benefit the candidates.
3. The Centre on Wednesday, 19th August 2020, decided to withdraw 100 companies of security forces from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was taken after a security review by the ministry of home affairs (MHA). The companies of paramilitary personnel to be withdrawn include ____ companies of CRPF and _____ each of the BSF, CISF and SSB from the Kashmir Valley.
40, 20
25, 25
55, 15
34, 22
4. Indore is India’s cleanest city for the fourth time in a row and ______________ is cleanest state for the second time, as per the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2020’ results announced by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri at the Swachh Mahotsav being organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban affairs (MoUHA).
Madhya Pradesh
5. Which company hit a market cap of $2 trillion on Wednesday, 19th August, after becoming the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach a $1 trillion market valuation just over 2 years ago?

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