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DAILY CA QUIZ OF AUGUST 26 by gkrecall

TOP  20 CA QUESTIONS OF AUGUST 26






Here is the Daily Current Affairs 2020 Questions for Bank Exams, SSC Exams, SBI PO Clerk, IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, Railway & other Competitive Exams.GKRECALL bring you the complete and important daily Current Affairs of  AUGUST  2020 Quiz to achieve more marks in Banking, Insurance, UPSC, SSC, CLAT, Railways and all other competitive Exams. GKRECALL prepare it based on our daily current affairs.Hope you like it.






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1. The researchers in which state have discovered a rare specie of fish called Mahseer, which is usually found in Himalayan region?



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Answer is D)
Explanation: A team of researchers from the Department of Zoology, Andhra University has spotted a specie of rare fish called Mahseer (scientific name Tor) on 24 August 2020, from the upper part of Sileru river, in Andhra Pradesh. This specie of fish is listed under the endangered category by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). 









2. The International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas will be held at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES). Where is ARIES based?


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Answer is C)
Explanation: The International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas is set to be held from September 14 to 16. The three-day conference will be organised by the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital in association with Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University. .










3.The first ever National Coordination Committee meeting was held between India and Uzbekistan recently.  Who is the President of Uzbekistan?
     Shavkat Mirziyoyev Abdulla Aripov  Islam Karimov Otabek Umarov


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Answer is A)

Explanation: India and Uzbekistan conducted their inaugural National Coordination Committee meeting on 24 August 2020  through virtual mode, to monitor the implementation of mutually agreed projects between the two countries. The Committee was constituted under the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.










4. Name the Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation, whose tenure has been extended for two more years till 2022


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Answer is C)

Explanation: SBI General Insurance has launched first-of-its-kind insurance product called ‘Shagun – Gift an Insurance”, which is a unique gift of Personal Accident policy..









5. WHow many highway projects were inaugurated by the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari  recently in Madhya Pradesh for around Rs 11,427 crore?



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Answer is D)
Explanation: The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari virtually inaugurated 45 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh on 25 August 2020. These projects includes construction of 1,361 km of Road, two over bridges and six bridges at an estimated cost of Rs 11,427 crore.








6. The ARMY 2020 International Military and Technical Forum has been organised in which country?


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Answer is B)
Explanation: The ARMY 2020 International Military and Technical Forum has been organised in Moscow, Russia from August 23 to 29, 2020. The forum is being organised by the Russian Defence Ministry since 2015, at the Patriot Park near Moscow. The India Pavilion at the 6th edition of the International Military-Technical Forum was inaugurated by Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar and Indian Ambassador DB Venkatesh Verma.








7. Which is the first bank in India to introduce the use of satellite data to assess credit worthiness of farmers


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Answer is A)
Explanation: Private lender ICICI Bank has become the first ever bank in India to make use of satellite data, imagery from Earth observation satellites, to assess credit worthiness of farmers.








8. Name the first multi-wavelength satellite of India which has recently detected an extreme ultraviolet (UV) light from a galaxy 9.3 billion light-years away from Earth?


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Answer is B)
Explanation: India’s first multi-wavelength satellite, AstroSat, has detected an extreme ultraviolet (UV) light from a galaxy, called AUDFs01. This galaxy is 9.3 billion light-years away from Earth, in the Hubble Extreme Deep field.









9. _________ Signed MoUs with AFC India Ltd and NCUI for Cooperation in Interest of Agriculture & Allied Sectors


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Answer is A)

APEDA Signed MoUs with AFC India Ltd and NCUI for Cooperation in Interest of Agriculture & Allied Sectors









10. Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones for 45 highway projects in _____


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Answer is C)
Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones for 45 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh







11. Niti Aayog Task Force headed by  WHOM Recommends Linking of Sugarcane Prices to Sugar Rate
     


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Answer is A)

Niti Aayog Task Force headed by  Ramesh Chand Recommends Linking of Sugarcane Prices to Sugar Rate





12.Indian Govt, AIIB Inked ________ Mn Loan Agreement to Improve Quality & Safety of Mumbai’s Suburban Railway System ?


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Answer is A)

The total estimated cost of the project is $997 million, of which $500 million will be financed by the AIIB, $310 million by the Government of Maharashtra and $187 million by the Ministry of Railways. The loan from the AIIB has a 5-year grace period and a maturity of 30 years."




13._________ Introduced a Debt and Credit Guarantee Product, ‘Structured Finance and Partial Guarantee Programme to NBFC-MFIs’


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Answer is B)

NABARD Introduced a Debt and Credit Guarantee Product, ‘Structured Finance and Partial Guarantee Programme to NBFC-MFIs’."





14.WHICH STATE AND, Micro Tek New Technologies Private Ltd Sign MoU to set up Electronics Manufacturing Unit at Baddi’


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Answer is A)

The Government of Himachal Pradesh (HP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs110 Crores with Micro Tek New Technologies Private Ltd for setting up an Electronics Manufacturing Unit at Baddi, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh.
The MoU was signed by Director of Industries, Himachal Pradesh, Hans Raj Sharma and Subodh Gupta,Chairman of MicroTek New Technologies Private Ltd.."





15.World Gujarati day 2020: ________’


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Answer is C)

World Gujarati day 2020: August 24."






16.Running Toward Mystery: The Adventure of an Unconventional Life’ Authored by whom?


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Answer is D)

Running Toward Mystery: The Adventure of an Unconventional Life’ authored by Tenzin Priyadarshi and co-written by Zara Houshmand released. The book provides an account of how the Dalai Lama traced his Spiritual Teacher Khunu Lama in India.
Tenzin Priyadarshi is the President and CEO of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Zara Houshmand is an Iranian American author and literary translator ."







17.First in Indian Railways: which Railway Division Introduces Baggage Sanitization and Wrapping Machine ?



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Answer is B)

First in Indian Railways: Ahmedabad Railway Division Introduces Baggage Sanitization and Wrapping Machine ."






18.Axis Bank to Acquire ________% in Max Life Insurance?


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Answer is B )

Axis Bank to Acquire 17% Instead of 29% in Max Life Insurance ."






19.Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash bags 1st ever which Medal for India in MCWC; Named ‘World’s Fastest Human Calculator’ title?


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Answer is A)

Twenty-Year old Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash Jonnalagadda of Hyderabad has bagged the first ever Gold Medal for India in Mental Calculations (MC) World Cup (MCWC) held on August 15, 2020 by Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO). ."






20. ReNew Power & __________ Partnered to Increase Access to Clean Energy ?


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Answer is A)

ReNew Power and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have signed a partnership agreement to promote increased access to renewable energy and improved energy efficiency. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is a part of progressive strategies that India has adopted to realise its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) under the Paris Agreement."