Daily Current Affairs : 31st August 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 31st August 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state Government has launched ‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’?

किस राज्य सरकार ने मेजर ध्यानचंद विजयपथ योजनाशुरू की है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश  

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश  

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Keshav Prasad Maurya on 29th August launched the Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana under which 19 international players from the state will get road connectivity to their houses.

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, former pacer Praveen Kumar, Piyush Chawla and Mohammad Kaif are among the 19 athletes who will be benefited from the scheme.

Q.2. In which state Onam is celebrated as the annual harvest festival?

ओणम किस राज्य में वार्षिक फसल उत्सव के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. This year, it began on August 22 and will end on August 31.

Onam 2020 Date: Onam is the annual harvest festival of Kerala. It is celebrated for 10 days. According to the Gregorian calendar, it is celebrated in the months of August-September which falls in the month of Chingam.

Q.3. Which country’s President Michel Aoun has designated Mustapha Adib as the country’s Prime Minister?

किस देश के राष्ट्रपति मिशेल एउन ने मुस्तफा अदीब को देश का प्रधानमंत्री नामित किया है?

(a) Iraq / इराक़

(b) Lebanon /लेबनान 

(c) Israel / इज़राइल

(d) Algeria / अल्जीरिया

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Lebanese President Michel Aoun designated Mustapha Adib on Aug 31 to form a new Prime Minister after he secured the support of a majority of lawmakers.

The previous Prime Minister Hassan Diab quit on Aug 10 in the wake of the catastrophic explosion at Beirut port.

Q.4. Which country has recently announced its withdrawal from Russia’s KavKaz 2020 Military Exercise?

हाल ही में किस देश ने रूस के कवकाज 2020 सैन्य अभ्यास से अपनी वापसी की घोषणा की है?

(a) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(b) China / चीन

(c) India / भारत

(d) USA / अमेरिका

(e) Nepal / नेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. India recently announced its withdrawal from the KavKaz Military Exercise to be held in Russia. The exercise is to be held between September 15, 2020 and September 26, 2020.

Reason: China, Pakistan and member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) are set to take part in the strategic command-post exercise KavKaz 2020.

Q.5. Who has been recommended by Banks Board Bureau as the next SBI Chairman?

बैंक्स बोर्ड ब्यूरो द्वारा अगले SBI अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसकी सिफारिश की गई है?

(a) Atul Kumar Goel / अतुल कुमार गोयल

(b) Padmaja Chunduru / पद्मजा चुंदरू

(c) Pallav Mahapatra / पल्लव महापात्रा

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Partha Pratim Sengupta / पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The Banks Board Bureau on 28th August recommended Dinesh Kumar Khara as the next chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender.

The bank is currently headed by Rajnish Kumar, whose tenure is slated to end on 7 October, this year. As per convention, the SBI chairman is appointed from a pool of serving managing directors at the bank.

Q.6. What is the rank of India on global list with average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 according to Picodi.com?

Picodi.com के अनुसार 32,800 रुपये के औसत मासिक वेतन के साथ वैश्विक सूची में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 21

(b) 35

(c) 53

(d) 66

(e) 72

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India has been ranked a lowly 72nd among 106 countries with an average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 ($437), while Switzerland topped the chart, according to a global ranking of average wages prepared by Picodi.com.

Switzerland, where the average wage converted into rupees amounts to Rs 4,49,000 ($5,989), topped the ranking, while in Cuba the average wage is the lowest at Rs 2,700 ($36).

Q.7. Which country topped the global ranking of average monthly wages prepared by Picodi.com?

Picodi.com द्वारा तैयार औसत मासिक वेतन की वैश्विक रैंकिंग में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क  

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. India has been ranked a lowly 72nd among 106 countries With an average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 ($437), while Switzerland topped the chart, according to a global ranking of average wages prepared by Picodi.com.

Switzerland, where the average wage converted into rupees amounts to Rs 4,49,000 ($5,989), topped the ranking, while in Cuba the average wage is the lowest at Rs 2,700 ($36).

Q.8. Which country is planning to host BRICS Games 2021?

कौन सा देश 2021 में ब्रिक्स खेलों की मेजबानी करने की योजना बना रहा है?

(a) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) China / चीन

(d) India / भारत

(e) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d) 

Exp. Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced that India is planning to host BRICS Games 2021 aligned with Khelo India Games.

“BRICS Games 2021 will be held during the same time and at same venues as of Khelo India Games 2021 so that our players from various parts of the country who will gather for Khelo India Games will have the benefit and great opportunity of witnessing BRICS Games from close quarters. This will be a great morale booster and a motivational moment for them.”

Q.9. Who among the following has won the Belgian Grand Prix 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने बेल्जिय ग्रां प्री 2020 जीता है?

(a) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन 

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) led from start to finish at the Belgian Grand Prix to clinch his 89th career win and move two behind Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record on 30th August.

  1. Bottas (Mercedes) second Position and M. Verstappen (Red Bull) third position.

List of Winner 2020 F1 Race

Styrian Grand prix- Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Britain)

Austrian Grand Prix- Valtteri Battas (Mercedes-finland)

Hungarian Grand Prix- Lewis Hamilton

British Grand Prix -Lewis Hamilton

F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix- Max Emilian Verstappen (Netherland)

Spanish Grand Prix- Lewis Hamilton

Q.10. Former President Pranab Mukherjee has passed away recently. He served as the ___________ President of India.

पूर्व राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। उन्होंने भारत के ___________ राष्ट्रपति के रूप में कार्य किया।

(a) 9th / 9 वे

(b) 10th / 10 वे

(c) 11th / 11 वे

(d) 12th / 12 वे

(e) 13th / 13 वे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Former president Pranab Mukherjee, who had recently undergone a surgery for removal of a clot in his brain, passed away on August 31. He was 84. Prior to the surgery, the Mukherjee had also tested positive for COVID-19.

Before serving as the 13th President of India between 2012 and 2017, Mukherjee was a senior union minister in the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

Q.11. Name India’s first woman cardiologist who has passed away recently.

भारत की पहली महिला हृदय रोग विशेषज्ञ का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया है।

(a) S Padmavati / एस पद्मावती

(b) Anna Chandy / अन्ना चांडी

(c) Ashapurna Devi / आशापूर्णा देवी

(d) Aarti Saha / आरती साहा

(e) Pranjal Patil / प्रांजल पाटिल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Noted cardiologist Dr S Padmavati has died at 103 due to COVID-19, the National Heart Institute said on 30th August.

“Dr S Padmavati, an eminent cardiologist, rather the first female cardiologist of India, popularly known as ”God Mother of Cardiology”

Q.12. What is the currency of Lebanon?

लेबनान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Lira / लीरा

(b) Pound / पौंड

(c) Rufiyaa / रूफिया

(d) Rial / रियाल

(e) Dinar / दीनार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Note: About Lebanon

Capital: Beirut

Currency: Lebanese pound

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