Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 20th August 2019

Today GK & Current Affairs Updates. Important Current Affairs Questions – 20th August 2019. GK & Current Affairs today Quiz. Latest Current Affairs Questions for RRB NTPC & SBI Clerk Mains 2019. Welcome to Humsikhatehain.com online Current Affairs section. If you are preparing for Banking & Insurance, SSC, Railways and other competitive exams, you will come across a section on the Current Affairs. Here we are providing you “GK & Current Affairs Quiz August 2019″ in PDF format based on the current events for your daily practice.

  1. What will be the retirement age of the Central Armed Police Force personnel as per the order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs?
    a) 58
    b) 59
    c) 60
    d) 61
  2. Which nation accused India of waging “fifth-generation warfare” by using water as a weapon?
    a) China
    b) Pakistan
    c) Bangladesh
    d) United States
  3. Whose 75th birth anniversary was observed on August 20, 2019?
    a) Rajiv Gandhi
    b) Jawaharlal Nehru
    c) A P J Abdul Kalam
    d) Narendra Modi
  4. The Direct Tax Code (DTC) task force has recommended a major cut in corporate tax for both domestic and foreign companies. What is the newly recommended corporate tax rate?
    a) 25 percent

    b) 30 percent
    c) 15 percent
    d) 20 percent
  5. Which glacier in Iceland has lost its identity due to climate change?
    a) Okjokull

    b) Sesami
    c) Milami
    d) Sumatra
  6. Which country will be bestowing its highest civilian award ‘Order of Zaid’ upon Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    a) Bhutan
    b) Thailand
    c) UAE
    d) Japan
  7. Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has recently been elected as a member of Rajya Sabha from which state?
    a) Rajasthan
    b) Punjab
    c) Gujrat
    d) Uttar Pradesh
  8. The music composer of films like ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Bazaar’, ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ passed away recently. What was his name?
    a) Omar Abdul Bhatt
    b) Mohammad Khayyam
    c) Amzad Hussain
    d) None of the above
  9. Which country described recent US missile test as ‘escalation of military tensions’?
    a) North Korea
    b) Japan
    c) Russia
    d) South Korea
  10. Which court has agreed to hear Facebook’s plea for transfer of Aadhaar- social media linking cases?
    a) Delhi MC
    b) Allahabad HC
    c) Supreme Court
    d) Madras HC
  11. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that rides on DTC and cluster buses will be free for them from _?
    a)October 2
    b)October 29
    c)November 10
    d)November 30

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