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Current Affairs MCQs of 20th August 2021
- August 23, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs
Q.1 Where has the Uttar Pradesh government decided to set up a training centre for Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) commandos?
Q.2 Where will the 2021 edition of the World Athletics U20 Championships be held?
a. Sydney, Australia
b. Nairobi, Kenya
c. Jakarta, Indonesia
d. Manama, Bahrain
Q.3 The 5th BRICS Industry Ministers Meeting was held recently under the chairmanship on India. Who is the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry in GoI?
a. Dharmendra Pradhan
b. Prakash Javadekar
c Nitin Gadkari
d Piyush Goyal
Q.4 Which company has roped in Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as its brand ambassador?
b. Amway India
Q.5 In India, when is the Akshay Urja Diwas celebrated?
a. 19 August
b. 20 August
c 18 August
d 17 August
Q.6 The “JAZBAA-E- TIRANGA” Relay Marathon was organised in which state/UT by the Indian Army?
a. Jammu & Kashmir
b. Himachal Pradesh
Q.7 Which of the following state is all set to launch India’s first ‘Smart Health Cards scheme’?
b. Himachal Pradesh
Q.8 Which state government will sponsor Indian Hockey teams for 10 more years?
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.9 The bilateral navy exercise named ‘Exercise Konkan 2021’ was held between the Indian Navy and the Navy of which country recently?
Q.10 Which actress has been appointed as the chairperson of the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) Film Festival, replacing Deepika Padukone?
a. Priyanka Chopra
b. Anushka Sharma
b. Sonam Kapoor
d. Aishwarya Raiy
Q.1 d) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up a training centre for Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) commandos in Saharanpur’s Deoband, known for its Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband.
Q.3 d) The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal chaired the 5th BRICS Industry Ministers Meeting on August 18, 2021. India holds the Chairship of BRICS for 2021.
Q.4 b) Direct selling FMCG major Amway India has roped in Olympic silver medalist weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as brand ambassador for Amway and its Nutrilite range of products in the country.
Q.6 a) The Indian Army in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir organised a 400 Km “JAZBAA-E- TIRANGA” Relay Marathon recently.
Q.7 d) Odisha is all set to launch India’s first ‘Smart Health Cards scheme’ covering its 3.5 crore people of 96 lakh families under the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.
Q.8 a) The Odisha government will sponsor the Indian Hockey teams for 10 more years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on 17th August. The state government started sponsoring the national hockey teams in 2018.