Current Affairs 20 August

1➤ Grace Scrivens of which country is the ICC Player of the month in January 2023 in the women's category?

ⓐ South Africa
ⓑ England
ⓒ New Zealand
ⓓ Australia

2➤ Mohammad Shahabuddin was elected as the new president of which country?

ⓐ Pakistan
ⓑ Sri Lanka
ⓒ Bangladesh
ⓓ Afghanistan

3➤ Which ministry launched "Khanan Parhari" mobile app to stop illegal mining?

ⓐ Information and Technology
ⓑ social welfare
ⓒ land conservation
ⓓ Coal

4➤ Which state is building a zoo for dolphins and rhinos in Bharatpur sanctuary?

ⓐ Uttar Pradesh
ⓑ Madhya Pradesh
ⓒ Rajasthan
ⓓ Chhattisgarh

5➤ Who was the recently deceased Lalitha Lajmi?

ⓐ Painter
ⓑ actress the
ⓒ musician the
ⓓ writer

6➤ How many temples in Karnataka were selected under PRASHAD Schemes?

ⓐ 4
ⓑ 1
ⓒ 5
ⓓ 2

7➤ Which country recently sent their first female astronaut into space?

ⓐ Iraq
ⓑ United Arab Emirates
ⓒ Saudi Arabia
ⓓ Iran

8➤ Which Indian defense force got the world's first fully operational SWARM drone system?

ⓐ Coast Guards
ⓑ Indian Army
ⓒ Indian Navy
ⓓ Indian Air Force

9➤ Which cricketer was sold for the most money in the women's IPL auction?

ⓐ Mithali Raj
ⓑ Harmanpreet Kaur
ⓒ Memory meditation
ⓓ Shefali Burma

10➤ YOUTUBE -- Who is being appointed as the new CEO of Indian origin?

ⓐ Nilesh Sharma
ⓑ Neelmohan
ⓒ And Shri Kumar
ⓓ Ajay Patel

11➤ Which country has started joint training exercise named "Dharma Gaardian" 2023 with India?

ⓐ Russia
ⓑ France
ⓒ America
ⓓ Japan

12➤ Which is the second slowest city in the world?

ⓐ London
ⓑ Mumbai
ⓒ Calcutta
ⓓ Bangalore

13➤ Where will North India's first nuclear power plant be built?

ⓐ Punjab
ⓑ Bihar
ⓒ Haryana
ⓓ Uttar Pradesh

14➤ Where did Narendra Modi launch Jal Jan Abhiyan?

ⓐ Bihar
ⓑ Punjab
ⓒ Rajasthan
ⓓ Haryana

15➤ India has signed an MOU with which country in the field of agriculture?

ⓐ Chile
ⓑ Cambodia
ⓒ Indonesia
ⓓ Argentina

16➤ International Mother Language Day is celebrated when?

ⓐ 24th February
ⓑ 21st February
ⓒ 22nd February
ⓓ 23rd February

17➤ India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar unveiled the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in which country?

ⓐ Fiji
ⓑ spain
ⓒ Peru
ⓓ France

18➤ Where did Amit Shah inaugurate the chip creation theme park?

ⓐ Ujjain
ⓑ Nagpur
ⓒ Pune
ⓓ Delor

19➤ Who was appointed as the Vice Chief of Army Staff?

ⓐ Arjun Rampal
ⓑ Suchindra Kumar
ⓒ Vivek Kataria
ⓓ Madan Garg

20➤ Where is the world's tallest weather station recreated?

ⓐ Mount Abu
ⓑ Mount Everest
ⓒ Mount Kilimanjaro
ⓓ None of them

21➤ Who launched "Apan Bangla" portal for expatriate Bengalis?

ⓐ Hemant Biswa Sharma
ⓑ Manik Saha
ⓒ Mamata Banerjee
ⓓ Naveen Patnaik

22➤ Which actor has been appointed as the band ambassador of Pepsi Company?

ⓐ Ranveer Singh
ⓑ Salman Khan
ⓒ Ranbir Kapoor
ⓓ Shah Rukh Khan

23➤ Which country's court recognized the rights of same-sex couples for the first time?

ⓐ Brazil
ⓑ The Netherlands
ⓒ South Africa
ⓓ South Korea

24➤ Sayantan Das of West Bengal became the chess grandmaster of India?

ⓐ 79
ⓑ 80
ⓒ 82
ⓓ 81

25➤ Bola Tinbu was elected president of which country?

ⓐ South Africa
ⓑ Nigeria
ⓒ Kenya
ⓓ Ghana

26➤ Who wrote the book titled "Modi: Shaping a Global Order in Flux"?

ⓐ Amit Shah
ⓑ Manoj Tiwar
ⓒ JP Nadda
ⓓ Arun Lal

27➤ Kothakar Church Gate Railway Station was renamed as Indian Reserve In the name of CD Deshmukh, the first governor of the bank?

ⓐ Chennai
ⓑ Bangalore
ⓒ Mumbai
ⓓ Delhi

28➤ Which company changed its logo for the first time in the past 60 years?

ⓐ Microsoft
ⓑ Apple
ⓒ Nokia
ⓓ Adobe

29➤ The first robotic elephant was included in the temple of which state to observe certain rules?

ⓐ Kerala
ⓑ Karnataka
ⓒ Andhra Pradesh
ⓓ Tamil Nadu

30➤ 83.7% uranium rich minerals were found in which country?

ⓐ Iraq
ⓑ chile
ⓒ America
ⓓ Iran

31➤ Who was the recently deceased Sastipada Chatterjee?

ⓐ the politician
ⓑ Literary
ⓒ the singer
ⓓ journalist

32➤ World Wildlife Day is celebrated when?

ⓐ March 6th
ⓑ March 5th
ⓒ 3rd March
ⓓ March 4th

33➤ Vo van Thuong was elected as the president of which country?

ⓐ Vietnam
ⓑ Taiwan
ⓒ Malaysia
ⓓ Singapore

34➤ Nicola Fox appointed as Science Chief of which space research organization?

ⓐ ESA
ⓑ NASA
ⓒ JAXA
ⓓ ISRO

35➤ Who has been appointed as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)?

ⓐ Samar Sardar
ⓑ Vijay Sharma
ⓒ Sujoy Lal Thaosen
ⓓ Rashmi Shukla

36➤ Which country's footballer Lionel Messi recently scored the 700th club career goal?

ⓐ Brazil
ⓑ Norway
ⓒ Portugal
ⓓ Argentina

37➤ Which state created the first government mother milk bank in India for orphans?

ⓐ Madhya Pradesh
ⓑ Tamil Nadu
ⓒ Uttarakhand
ⓓ Maharashtra

38➤ International Yoga Festival 2023 started where?

ⓐ Almora
ⓑ Rishikesh
ⓒ Dehradun
ⓓ Nainital

39➤ Asia's longest bicycle race started where?

ⓐ Jammu
ⓑ Kashmir
ⓒ Sikkim
ⓓ Ladakh Goa

40➤ Craig Fulton appointed as head coach of men's hockey team of which country?

ⓐ Indonesia
ⓑ India
ⓒ Japan Thailand
ⓓ Japan Thailand

41➤ Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al-Sabah re-appointed as Prime Minister of which country?

ⓐ Saudi Arabia
ⓑ Iran
ⓒ Kuwait
ⓓ Iraq

42➤ Who will lead the combat unit of the Indian Air Force as the first female officer?

ⓐ Meenakshi Sharma
ⓑ Shivangi Singh
ⓒ Lalita Pandey
ⓓ Shalija Dhami

43➤ Amazon pay (India)- who was fined how many crores by the Reserve Bank of India?

ⓐ 3.32
ⓑ 4
ⓒ 2
ⓓ 3.06

44➤ When is International Women's Day celebrated?

ⓐ March 11th
ⓑ March 10th
ⓒ 8th March
ⓓ 9th March

45➤ Which is the world's second strongest telecom brand?

ⓐ MTN Group
ⓑ Reliance Jio
ⓒ Airtel
ⓓ Etisalat bye

46➤ Who wrote the book titled "As Good as my Word: A Memoir"?

ⓐ Madanlal Kaivart
ⓑ K.M. Chandrasekhar
ⓒ Vineet Mohan
ⓓ Vidhan Burma