Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers [20 August 2020]

1. Which of the following union government Ministries give the nod to change the electric a railway station?
A. Ministry of Home Affairs
B. Ministry of rail railway
C. Ministry of housing and urban affairs
D. ministry of road transport and highways.
Answer: option A
Solution: Delhi shop home Hassan if the nodal ministry which he still not artistic a railway station when is state government request for the change of name the request is sent to the other departments and Agencies such as the Intelligence Bureau Ministry of earth sciences the ministry of Railways the department of Post and geographical survey of India seeking the clearance and a NOC is granted subsequently.
2. Pandit Jasraj who recently passed away belong to which form of the art?
A. Shehnai player
B. Sarod player
C. Bansuri player
D. Singer and tabla player
Answer: option D
Solution: Pandit Jasraj pathway after cardiac arrest he was an Indian classical vocalist associated with the Mewati he started his career in open music and later trained as a tabala accompanist under Pandit Pratap Narayan he has sung Khayals adding elements of lighter styles including the summary his musical career spanned more than 8 years and received the number of major awards with the Padma vibhushan.
3. Who has emerged as the winners of the Formula 1 Spanish Grand prix 2020?
A. Max verstappen
B. Nico Erik Rosberg
C. Lewis Hamilton
D. Vatteri Bottas
Answer: option C
Solution: Mercedes Lewis Hamilton I want the Formula One Spanish Grand prix for the 5th time sport victory of the the fashion. Followed by Red bulls Max verstappen and Mercedes of Vatteri from start to end to get this victory.
4. Which international organisation has lsunched a 1 million euro project in Maharashtra for women in the housing sector?
A. Organisation for security and cooperation in Europe
B. UN women
C. World economic forum
D. European union
Answer: option D
Solution: the European Union has launched a 1 million euro project in Maharashtra for killing women in the housing sector the aim of the project is to drive change towards sustainable housing the women empowerment and the initiative 3000 women will be trained in plumbing, electrical fitting and masonry among others report districts of Odisha and Maharashtra.
5. Which river is the world's tallest Bridge being constructed?
A. Nambul
B. Iril
C. Ijai
D. Khuga
Answer: option C
Solution: Indian Railway is constructing the world's tallest pier bridge in Manipur across the river Ijai near Noney. It will be the tallest Peer height Bridge with 141 metres surfacing the existing record of 139 metres of Mala-Rijeka viaduct,Montenegro in Europe.
6. The first world solar Technology Summit will be conducted by_____
A. United Nations environment programme
B. Amnesty International
C. Association of South East Asian nations
D. International solar Alliance.
Answer: option D
Solution: first World solar Technology Summit will be conducted Virtually by the International School (ISI) on September 8, 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will convey the inaugural address of the first world solar Technology summit and it will be attended by ministers from member countries.
7. Who is the newly appointed Governor of Goa?
A. Satya pal Malik
B. Kalraj Mishra
C. Bhagat singh Koshyari
D. C. Vidyasagar Rao.
Answer: option C
Solution: Shri Bhagat Singh koshyari Governor of Maharashtra today chart as a Governor of Goa in addition to his duties from 2001 to 2002 ,he also served as a second chief minister of Uttarakhand formerly known as Uttaranchal he participated in the struggle against the emergency and was imprisoned and maintenance of internal security act he was detained in Almora and feta Ghar Central Jail he has replaced Satya Pal Malik who has served as a Governor of Goa from November 2019 to August 2020 and has been transferred and appointed as the tower and of Meghalaya.
8. The Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be named after which Indian political leader?
A. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
B. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
C. Arun Jaitley
D. Sardar vallabhbhai Patel
Answer: option B
Solution: the Gwalior Chambal Express Way will be named after Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chumbak progressive, This was announced by Shivraj Singh Chauhan the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh while taking tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 2nd death anniversary on August 16 2020.
9. Portal has been launched by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs concerning tribal health and nutrition?
A. Swasthya
B. Neerog
C. Alekh
D. Sehat
Answer: option A
Solution: Swasthya is the e portal launched by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs concerning tribal health and nutrition this hotel is a first-of-its-kind Eco hotel has it issues all health and nutrition related information of the tribal population of India in a single platform.
10. Company will launch India's first bullion index called the Bulldex?
A. National commodity and derivatives exchange
B. Central Depository services
C. Multi commodity Exchange of India
D. National Spot Exchange
Answer: option C
Solution: multi commodity exchange is meant by based independent commodity exchange established in 2003 it will launch India's first bullion index call the bulldex, on August 24, 2020 .Bullions means gold and silver in bulk before joining or valued by weight.

Author : priya Gowda (Bangalore)