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Daily Current Affairs Questions: 25 August 2020

Question 1. Consider the following statements with respect to the Gandhi Peace prize –

  1. Julius K Nyerere, former Tanzanian President, was the first recipient of the award.
  2. Baba Amte was the first Indian to get the award.
  3. The award is also given posthumously.

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 & 2

(b) Only 2

(c) 2 & 3

(d) All

 

Question 2.Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ?

GI Tag                                           States

  1. Chak-Hao    :   Manipur
  2. Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai  :  Tamil Nadu
  3. Terracotta : Rajasthan

(a)  1 & 3

(b) Only 2

(c) 2 & 3

(d) 1 & 2

 

Question 3.Consider the following statements with respect to The Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020:

  1. The vivad se vishwas scheme was introduced by the finance ministry.
  2. The scheme aims to benefit those whose tax demands are locked in dispute in multiple forums.
  3. It offers a complete waiver on interest and penalty to the taxpayers who pay their pending taxes by March 31.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b)  2 & 3

(c)  1 & 2

(d) 1, 2 & 3

 

Question 4.Consider the following statements with respect to The Tyler Prize

  1. The Tyler Prize is described as the Nobel Prize for the Environment.
  2. It is awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c)  Both 1 & 2

(d)  None

 

Question 5.Paraquat often seen in the news, is

(a)  a herbicide used in agricultural fields

(b)  a device similar to a Quantum computer

(c)   a method of drilling oil wells

(d) None of the above

 

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