Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 29th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 29th August-2020

1) Which of the following statements are true?
1. DIET is the parliament name of which country
2. Shinzo Abe is the longest serving PM in Japanese country
2) Match items in column A with those in column B:
1. Kharif crops                          A. Food for cattle
2. Rabi crops                            B. Urea and Super Phosphate
3. Chemical Fertilirs                 C. Animal excreta, Cow dung , urine and Plant waste
4. Organic Fertilisers                D. Wheat, gram, pea
5.                                               E. Paddy and Maize
3) Which of the following statements are true?
1. POSHAN Abhiyaan is a multi- ministerial convergence mission with the vision to address malnutrition with a targeted approach by 2022.
2. The programme aims at achieving improvement in nutritional status of children up to six years of age, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers.
4) “Chunauti” is:
1. Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest
2. It aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas and provide them seed fund of upto Rs. 25 Lakh and other facilities
5) Which of the following statements are true with respect to PM SVANidhi :
1. PM SVANidhi was launched by the Ministry on June 01, 2020, for providing affordable working capital loan to street vendors to resume their livelihoods that have been adversely affected due to Covid-19 lockdown.
2. Under the Scheme, the vendors can avail a working capital loan of up to Rs. 10,000, which is repayable in monthly installments in the tenure of one year.
6) Which of the following statements are false?
1. Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (abbreviated as “AREAS”) has been formed and registered as a society on 27 August 2014 under Society Registration Act 1860.
2. It is formed by Ministry Of New and Renewable Energy.
7) Which of the following statements are true:
1. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body.
2. It is an apex organisation under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, with regard to khadi and village industries within India.
8) Which of the following statements are true?
1. EMRS started in the year 1997-98 to impart quality education to ST children in remote areas in order to enable them to avail of opportunities in high and professional educational courses and get employment in various sectors.
2. As per revised 2018 EMRS Scheme, every block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal persons, will have an Eklavya Model Residential School by the year 2022.
3. These schools will be on par with Navodaya Vidyalayas and will have special facilities for preserving local art and culture besides providing training in sports and skill development
9) Which of the following statements are true?
1. Ease of doing business ranking is by IMF
2. India has improved its ranking by 79 positions in last 5 years
10) The Global Stability Financial Report is given by:

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