Current Affairs Quiz – August 29 2020

Current Affairs Quiz – August 29 2020

1. National Sports Day is observed on____________.
a) April 29
b) May 13
c) July 12
d) August 29

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Answer d) August 29. Every year, India celebrates National Sports Day on August 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. He was born on August 29, 1905.

2. The 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue (DPD) was held on ____________.
a) 27th August
b) 05th August
c) 19th September
d) 16th November

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Answer a) 27th August. The 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue (DPD) was held on 27th August via video conferencing. The meeting was co-chaired by Defence Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar and Permanent Secretary (Defence), Singapore Mr. Chan Heng Kee.

3. 51st IFFI to be held in ____________.
a) Pondicherry
b) Diu and Daman
c) Delhi
d) Goa

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Answer d) Goa. 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa, from November 20th to 28th.

4. Who has become 1st bowler to scalp 500 wickets in T20 cricket?
a) Vijay Shankar
b) Dwayne Bravo
c) Ashwin
d) Rahkeem Cornwall

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Answer b) Rahkeem Cornwall .

5. Chadwick Boseman who passed away at 48, is associated with_____________.
a) Computer Scientist
b) Social Activist
c) Actor
d) Journalist

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Answer c) Actor. He was born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, and made his acting debut in the TV series “All My Children” in 2003.

6. International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on____________.
a) March 16
b) June 19
c) August 29
d) September 13

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Answer c) August 29. The day aims to increase awareness about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation as one of the means of achieving the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world.

 

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