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Friday, August 14, 2020

Latest Current Affairs GK Today Quiz - 8

1. On 13th August 2020, the NIIO was launched through video conference. The NIIO puts in place dedicated structures for the end users to interact with academia and industry towards fostering innovation and indigenisation for self-reliance in defence. The NIIO is a three-tiered organisation. Naval Technology Acceleration Council (N-TAC) will bring together the twin aspects of innovation and indigenisation and provide apex level directives. A working group under the N-TAC will implement the projects.What is NIIO?

Naval Ideation and Indigenisation Organisation
Naval Innovation and Ideation Organisation
Naval Indian Innovation Organisation
Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation
2. She has been selected by the Public Enterprises Selection Board as the next chairman of public sector steel major Steel Authority of India Limited on 10th August 2020. Her appointment is subject to approval from the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). If the ACC gives its approval, she will make history with the rare distinction of being the first woman chairperson of SAIL. She will also be the first woman to head a major steel company not only in India but also elsewhere in the world. Who is she?
Soma Mondal
Mitali Bhola
Sonia Suri
Neeru Chawla
3. An assistant Commandant of CRPF has scripted history by getting his 7th Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) awarded.The young officer has received 7th PMG in the last four years making him the most decorated officer. Can you name him?
Abhishek Kumar
Naresh Kumar
Sachin Kumar
Rakesh Kumar
4. On Thursday, 13th August 2020, President Trump announced a peace deal between two countries that will lead to a "full normalization" of diplomatic relations between the two nations. Name these two countries?
Israel and Palestine
Syria and United Arab Emirates
Israel and United Arab Emirates
Israel and Iran
5. Which company has launched the cheapest generic version of Remdesivir, Remdac, the antiviral drug being used to treat COVID-19, in India?
Zydus Cadila

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