Current Affairs 04th September 2020 Quiz
Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 04th September 2020 covering the following topics: Gandagi Bharat Chhodo, Mission Karmayogi, Global Innovation Index, Railway Board, Jal Shakti ministry.
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like SBI Clerk Mains, RBI Assistant Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 04th September 2020 covering the following topics: Gandagi Bharat Chhodo, Mission Karmayogi, Global Innovation Index, Railway Board, Jal Shakti ministry.
Q1. Which of the following state recently launched a campaign named ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo’?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh
Q2. Union Cabinet has approved Mission Karmayogi which is a capacity building programme for which category of individuals?
(a) Bank Employees
(b) Self Help Groups
(d) Civil Servants
(e) Police Personnels
Q3. Who among the following is the first woman Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)?
(a) Usha Padhee
(b) Aruna Sundararajan
(c) Sweta Agarwal
(d) Poovitha Subramanian
(e) Surabhi Gautam
Q4. What is the rank of India in the 13th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020?
Q5. Which of the following country tops in the Global Innovation Index 2020 rankings?
(b) United Kingdom
(c) United States of America
Q6. The Union Territories(UTs) _______________ & Lakshadweep have been included in the ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ scheme on ‘Integrated Management of Public Distribution System’(IM-PDS).
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
Q7. Who among the following has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Railway Board?
(a) Pradeep Kumar
(b) VK Yadav
(c) PS Mishara
(d) PC Sharma
(e) Manjula Rangarajan
Q8. National Nutrition Week is observed every year from _______________ since 1982.
(a) 1st September to 7th September
(b) 8th September to 14th September
(c) 15th September to 21st September
(d) 22nd September to 28th September
(e) 29th September to 09th October
Q9. The Jal Shakti ministry has launched a ”Water Heroes – Share Your Stories” contest with an aim to reach out to people with the important message of water conservation and management. Name the present Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti.
(a) Rameswar Teli
(b) Rattan Lal Kataria
(c) V. Muraleedharan
(d) Renuka Singh Saruta
(e) Som Parkash
Q10. Minister of State (MoS) (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, _____________ launched the Pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in New Delhi virtually, for electricity.
(a) Hardeep Singh Puri
(b) Shripad Yesso Naik
(c) Raj Kumar Singh
(d) Mansukh L. Mandaviya
(e) Prahalad Singh Patel
Sol. Madhya Pradesh government has launched a 15-day campaign named ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo’.
Sol. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved ‘Mission Karmayogi’ a National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB). The main objective of this Mission is to build future-ready civil servants with right attitude, skills & knowledge, with focus on competency led capacity building.
Sol. Joint secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Usha Padhee has been given additional charge as Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). She is the first woman and third IAS officer to have been appointed to the post.
Sol. India has joined the group of top 50 countries in the global innovation index for the first time, moving up four places to the 48th rank and keeping the top position among the nations in central and southern Asia.
Sol. Switzerland has topped in the Global Innovation Index 2020.
Sol. The Union Territories(UTs) Ladakh & Lakshadweep have been included in the ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ scheme on ‘Integrated Management of Public Distribution System’(IM-PDS).
Sol. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of the current chairman of the Railway Board VK Yadav as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Sol. National Nutrition Week is observed every year from 1st September to 7th September since 1982 and can be considered a significant period to raise awareness on the therapeutic effects of foods.
Sol. Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti is Rattan Lal Kataria.
Sol. Minister of State (MoS) (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh launched the Pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in New Delhi virtually, for electricity.
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