Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 10 to 16 August 2020

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

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Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: What is the name of the new digital education tool announced by Google?

Question 2: Under ‘Air Bubbles agreement’ the Indian with any valid visa under the agreement can fly to which four countries?

Question 3: The European Union has entered into an agreement with which country for potential COVID vaccine?

Question 4: Who has become the longest-serving non-Congress PM of India?

Question 5: Which Gulf country has become the first to develop diplomatic relations with Israel?

Question 6: Russia has decided to partner with which country to cooperate in the production and marketing of Coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V by Russia?

Question 7: Which platform has been launched by Indian PM Narendra Modi to appreciate and honour the honest taxpayers in the country

Question 8: Which International Day was observed on 12th August?

Question 9: Beginner-level course in which language has been launched by Lok Sabha?

Question 10: Which Indian-origin Senator has been nominated as the Vice-Presidential candidate in the US Presidential Elections 2020?

Question 11: What is the name of the Lebanon Prime Minister who has resigned from this position following outrage over the catastrophic blast in Beirut on August 14?

Question 12: Which week was observed by Indian Railways from 10 to 15 August 2020?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Google Inc. has recently announced a new education tool ‘Assignments’ for teachers and students with an aim to facilitate learning in the virtual education space.

Answer 2: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has said that the Indians holding any kind of visa valid under the ‘Air Bubbles’ agreement can travel to countries Canada, UK, USA, and the UAE.

Answer 3: The European Union has signed an agreement with at least 300 million doses of AstraZeneca’s potential COVID 19 vaccine, this deal is expected to undermine the World Health Organization’s global approach in this regard.

Answer 4: PM Narendra Modi has become the longest-serving non-Congress PM of India and he also has the longest tenure as head of elected government for over 18 years.

Answer 5: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the third in Arab and first-ever Gulf country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a deal to stop the controversial annexation of the West Bank’s parts that Palestinians see as a part of their future state.

Answer 6: BRICS partners Brazil and Russia have decided to enter into an agreement for the production and marketing of the Coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, the world’s first registered COVID vaccine by Russia.

Answer 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched ‘Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest’ platform appreciate and honour the honest taxpayers in the country.

Answer 8: International Youth Day was observed on August 12 annually to highlight and signify the importance of young people.

Answer 9: A beginner-level course in French has been launched by the Lok Sabha for its officials and the staff of the Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House.

Answer 10: Indian-origin Senator Kamala Devi Harris has become the first black women to be nominated as the Vice-Presidential candidate in the US Presidential Elections 2020. She has created the history by being nominated by Joe Biden, Democratic Presidential candidate.

Answer 11: The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab has resigned from his position following outrage over the catastrophic blast on August 4 in Beirut.

Answer 12: Indian Railways is observed ‘Cleanliness Week’ from August 10 to August 15 with an aim to spread the significance and importance of cleanliness for the national transporter.

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