Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 17 to 23 August 2020

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Current affairs for the week are here to help you test your general knowledge. Give a try to this weekly GK quiz and share your score with us in the comments below.

Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: Who is recently appointed as managing director of State Bank of India?

Question 2: Which international day was observed by the United Nations on 21st August?

Question 3: Pinaka Rockets are manufactured by which private organization?

Question 4:  Who has been appointed as the new Election Commissioner? 

Question 5: What is the name of the interactive video game on COVID-19 launched by the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan?

Question 6: E-commerce giant Flipkart has partnered with which e-commerce platform of Nepal?

Question 7: What is the new name of Religare Health Insurance?

Question 8: Swachh Survekshan Report 2020 has ranked which city as the cleanest city of India?

Question 9: Labour Ministry launched new ________ of the Labour Bureau.

Question 10: The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal for leasing out which three airports for 50 years?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Ashwani Bhatia has been appointed as the State Bank of India’s Managing Director by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Indian Prime Minister.

Answer 2: On August 21, the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism was observed by the United Nations.

Answer 3: Pinaka Rockets, which are manufactured by a private sector organization named Economic Explosives Ltd, has completed its successful test firing operation at Pokhran.

Answer 4: Rajiv Kumar, Former Finance Secretary of India, has been appointed as the new Election Commissioner. 

Answer 5: An interactive video game on COVID-19, named the ‘Corona Fighters’, has been launched by the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to spread awareness on the disease.

Answer 6: Flipkart has partnered with Sastodeal, an e-commerce platform from Nepal, to expand its business to Nepal. This is its first overseas partnership by Flipkart to sell Make in India products.

Answer 7: Religare Health Insurance now has a new name “Care Health Insurance”.

Answer 8: The Union Housing & Urban Affairs Ministry released the Swachh Survekshan Report 2020, which declared Indore as the cleanest city in the nation for the fourth year.

Answer 9: New logo of the Labour Bureau, an arm of the Labour ministry, has been launched by the Union Minister for Labour and Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar. 

Answer 10: The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for leasing out three airports i.e. Guwahati, Jaipur, and Thiruvananthapuram through the PPP model for 50 years.

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