Current Affairs - MCQ-01-09-2020

Question 1. United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed annually on ____________.


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United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed annually on 29th August to create awareness and to educate the people about the facts and effects of nuclear weapon test explosions and other nuclear explosions.

Question 2. ____________________ discovered the accelerated formation of the stars of Dwarf Galaxies


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ARIES astronomers Dr Amitesh Omar and Dr Sumit Jaiswal from the Department of Science and Technology of Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital discovered the aberration in the formations of the stars in dwarf galaxies while studying several such galaxies

Question 3. ___________ is the 1st Indian-origin woman to honoured with a Memorial Blue Plaque


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Noor Inayat Khan(Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan or Nora Baker), Britain's World War II spy, who served in the Special Operations Executive(SOE) became the 1st Indian-origin woman to be honoured with a memorial Blue Plaque at her former family home in London

Question 4. Indian Cricket Coach __________________ penned his memoir titled "Pitching It Straight"


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Indian Cricket Coach Gurcharan Singh (85 years old) penned his memoir titled "Pitching It Straight" which is co-authored by sports journalist MS Unnikrishnan

Question 5. What is India's rank on global list with Average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 ?


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India ranked 72nd among 106 countries with an average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 (USD 437).

Question 6. ____________ attended sports ministers meeting of BRICS nations.


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Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju attended the meeting between the Sports Ministers of BRICS

Question 7. _______________________ bank to receive Human Capital Management Excellence Award 2020 for its HR initiative, "Nayi Disha"?


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State Bank of India (SBI) to receive Brandon Human Capital Management(HCM) Excellence Award(also known as the Academy Awards of Learning & Development) 2020

Question 8. According to 2019 data, only ___ percent of UN peacekeepers are women


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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution called on full, effective and meaningful participation of women in peacekeeping operations. According to 2019 data, only six percent of UN peacekeepers are women.