Current Affairs Quiz – August 12 2020
1. Who has been selected as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential running mate for US Elections 2020?
a) Nikki Haley
b) Nancy Pelosi
c) Kamala Harris
d) Michele Obama
2. World Elephant Day is observed on _____________.
a) July 12
b) June 19
c) August 12
d) September 26
3. When was International Youth Day observed?
a) August 12
b) August 11
c) August 10
d) August 9
4. Noted yesteryear lyricist P K Muthusami passed away on August 12, 2020 at the age of 99. He was known for writing lyrics in which language?
5. Which nation has sent AI-based high-end equipment to combat COVID-19 to India’s AIIMS?
6. Who launched India’s 1st pocket android POS device?
7. Which city has become 1st city in India to have female icons on traffic signals?
c) New Delhi
8. Which State launched Indira Van Mitan Yojana?
b) Madhya Pradesh
9. What is the theme for the 2020 International Youth Day?
a) Transforming education
b) Youth Engagement for Global Action
c) Safe Spaces for Youth
d) Youth Building Peace
10. Who is the defence secretary?
a) Vishnu Raj
b) Ram Dev
c) Ajay Kumar
d) Vaithy Prabhu