Daily Current Affairs : 3rd August 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  3rd August 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which state “Ek Mask-Anek Zindagi” campaign has been launched?

किस राज्य में “एक मास्क  अनेक जिंदगी” अभियान शुरू किया गया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Madhya Pradesh Urban Development and Housing Minister Bhupendra Singh on 1st August launched the ‘Ek Mask – Anek Zindagi’ campaign via videoconferencing from his residence and flagged off promotional chariots of numerous urban bodies.

“Despite having come in contact with many novel coronavirus-infected individuals, I remained safe due to my mask and gloves.

Q.2. Who has inaugurated upstream carriageway of Mahatma Gandhi bridge in Bihar?

बिहार में महात्मा गांधी सेतु के अपस्ट्रीम कैरिजवे का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Nitish Kumar / नीतीश कुमार

(c) Phagu Chauhan / फागू चौहान

(d) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(e) Nitin Gadkari / नितिन गडकरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the upstream carriageway of Mahatma Gandhi bridge over river Ganga in Bihar through video conference. Over 5.5 kilometres long, the four-lane bridge lies on NH-19 between Patna and Hajipur.

Q.3. Which ministry has received 66th SKOCH Gold Award for Empowerment of Tribals through IT-enabled Scholarship Schemes?

किस मंत्रालय को आईटी-सक्षम छात्रवृत्ति योजनाओं के माध्यम से आदिवासियों के सशक्तिकरण के लिए 66 वाँ SKOCH गोल्ड अवार्ड मिला है?

(a) Ministry of Tribal Affairs / जनजातीय मामलों का मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मझौले उद्यम मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of External Affairs / विदेश मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Health and Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Railways / रेल मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Ministry of Tribal Affairs received SKOCH Gold Award for Empowerment of Tribals through IT-enabled Scholarship Schemes.

The theme of the 66th SKOCH 2020 Competition was “INDIA RESPONDS TO COVID THROUGH DIGITAL GOVERNANCE.”

The project aimed to achieve Digital India and bringing transparency and ease in the delivery of services. 

The aim is to assimilate with the larger vision of ‘Digital India’ and to realize GoI’s goal of e-governance.

Q.4. Which company will invest Rs 13,805 Cr to set up a new plant In Odisha’s Paradip to manufacture raw materials for the textile sector?

कपड़ा क्षेत्र के लिए कच्चे माल का निर्माण करने के लिए ओडिशा के पारादीप में एक नया संयंत्र स्थापित करने के लिए कौन सी कंपनी 13,805 करोड़ रुपये का निवेश करेगी?

(a) Power Grid Corporation of India / पावर ग्रिड कॉर्पोरेशन ऑफ इंडिया

(b) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd / इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड

(c) National Thermal Power Corporation Limited/ नेशनल थर्मल पावर कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड

(d) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(e) Bharat Petroleum / भारत पेट्रोलियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) will invest Rs 13,805 crore to set up a plant in Odisha’s Paradip to manufacture raw materials for the textile sector.

The project is expected to be completed by 2024.The project will generate approximately five million man-days of employment over the three-year plant construction period.

The petrochemicals complex will have a PX production capacity of 800,000 tonne per annum, which would be the feedstock for the manufacturing of PTA. The capacity of PTA production would be 1 200,000 tonne per annum.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of HP for Greater India region?

ग्रेटर इंडिया क्षेत्र के लिए HP के प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ketan Patel / केतन पटेल

(b) Vinay Awasthi / विनय अवस्थी

(c) Alok Ohrie / आलोक ओरी

(d) Salil Parekh / सलिल पारेख

(e) Neelam Dhawan / नीलम धवन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Computer electronics major HP has appointed Ketan Patel as the Managing Director of the ‘Greater India’ region and he will be responsible for India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Patel replaces Vinay Awasthi who is moving to a new role as Head of Print Operations for Supply Chain.

Q.6. Which space agency’s Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley returned safely from ISS after successful Demo-2 mission?

सफल डेमो-2 मिशन के बाद किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी के अंतरिक्ष यात्री बॉब बेकन और डग हर्ले ISS से सुरक्षित वापस आ गए?

(a) ISRO / इसरो

(b) NASA / नासा

(c) JAXA / जाक्सा

(d) Roscosmos / रोस्कोसमोस

(e) CNSA / सी.एन.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Two US astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, returned from the International Space Station (ISS) on 2 August 2020.  The Crew Dragon was designed and operated by Space-X. It is being used for this flight test can stay in orbit about 110 days.

NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight was the first crewed flight to launch from the US since 2011. The Demo-2 mission is part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

About CCP: The Commercial Crew Program of NASA has worked with several American aerospace industry companies with an aim to facilitate the development of US human spaceflight systems since 2010.

Q.7. Who among the following has won the British Grand Prix 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ब्रिटिश ग्रांड प्रिक्स 2020 जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन 

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic British Grand Prix at Silverstone despite suffering a burst tyre during the final lap. The British driver limped across the line for a memorable victory ahead of Max Verstappen after a remarkable finish to the race saw both dominant Mercedes cars suffer punctures.

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

Q.8. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated annually on ______________________.

विश्व स्तनपान सप्ताह ______________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1-7 August / 1-7 अगस्त

(b) 2-8 August / 2-8 अगस्त

(c) 3-9 August / 3-9 अगस्त

(d) 4-10 August / 4-10 अगस्त

(e) 5-11 August / 5 -11अगस्त

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a) 

Exp. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated annually in the first week of August (from 1st of August to 7th of August) around 120 countries in the World. The day is celebrated to encourage breastfeeding and improve the babies’ health around the world.

Q.9. What is the theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2020?

विश्व स्तनपान सप्ताह 2020 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding

(b) Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life

(c) Sustaining Breastfeeding Together

(d) Breastfeeding: a key to Sustainable Development

(e) Support Breast feeding for a healthier planet

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Theme 2020: “Support Breast feeding for a healthier planet”

Q.10. Name the Sahitya Akademi Awardee Tamil writer who passed away recently.

साहित्य अकादमी पुरस्कार से सम्मानित तमिल लेखक का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Parvez Jamasji / परवेज़ जामस्जि

(b) K Raghunath / के रघुनाथ

(c) Sa Kandasamy / सा कंदासामी

(d) Vishwa Bandhu Gupta / विश्व बंधु गुप्ता

(e) Lachhman Singh Lehl / लछमन सिंह लेहल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Famous Tamil writer and documentary filmmaker Sa Kandasamy passed away in a private hospital here on 31st July due to heart attack. He was 81.

Q.11. Who is the current Governor of Bihar?

बिहार के वर्तमान राज्यपाल कौन हैं?  

(a) Phagu Chauhan / फागू चौहान

(b) Bandaru Dattatreya / बंडारू दत्तात्रेय

(c) Bhagat Singh Koshyari / भगत सिंह कोश्यारी

(d) Najma Heptulla / नजमा हेपतुल्ला

(e) Ganeshi Lal / गणेशी लाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp: Governor:  Phagu Chauhan

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