Top Current Affairs Quiz: 07 August 2020

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Q.1
Who launched the first National Handloom Day?

A.Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari VajpayeeCorrect Imagewrong Image
B.Former Prime Minister H. D. Deve GowdaCorrect Imagewrong Image
C.Former Prime Minister Manmohan SinghCorrect Imagewrong Image
D.Prime Minister Narendra ModiCorrect Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Handloom Day at the University of Madras' Centenary Hall in Chennai, on 7 August 2015. The observation of the day on August 7 was selected to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement that was launched in Calcutta Town Hall on this day in 1905 to protest against the British Government's partition of Bengal. The movement was aimed to revive the production processes and domestic goods.
Q.2
Who organized Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education?

A.Ministry of Education & UGCCorrect Imagewrong Image
B.Ministry of Education & AICTECorrect Imagewrong Image
C.NITI AayogCorrect Imagewrong Image
D.B&CCorrect Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy on 7 August through video-conferencing. The conclave was organized by the Ministry of Education along with the University Grants Commission (UGC). Also, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched UGC’s guidelines to offer internship-embedded degree programmes.
Q.3
India extends Line of Credit worth 18 million dollars to _________ to expand the fishing facilities.

A.SeychellesCorrect Imagewrong Image
B.MaldivesCorrect Imagewrong Image
C.ThailandCorrect Imagewrong Image
D.BangladeshCorrect Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Government of India has extended Line of Credit (LoC) worth $18 million to the Government of Maldives. The aim is to expand the fishing facilities at Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO).
Q.4
When was the Swadeshi Movement launched?

A.1905Correct Imagewrong Image
B.1909Correct Imagewrong Image
C.1919Correct Imagewrong Image
D.1924Correct Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Swadeshi Movement, now known as 'Make in India' campaign was officially proclaimed on August 7, 1905, at the Calcutta Town Hall, in Bengal. Boycott movement was also launched along with the Swadeshi movement. The movements included using goods produced in India and burning British-made goods.
Q.5
When was the first National Policy on Education (NPE) promulgated by the Government of India?

A.1954Correct Imagewrong Image
B.1968Correct Imagewrong Image
C.1972Correct Imagewrong Image
D.1987Correct Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The National Policy on Education (NPE) is a policy formulated by the Government of India to promote education amongst India's people. The policy covers elementary education to colleges in both rural and urban India. The first NPE was promulgated by the Government of India by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1968, the second by Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986, and the third by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2020.
Q.6
When was the first National Handloom Day observed?

A.2010Correct Imagewrong Image
B.2014Correct Imagewrong Image
C.2015Correct Imagewrong Image
D.2016Correct Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Handloom Day at the University of Madras' Centenary Hall in Chennai, on 7 August 2015. The observation of the day on August 7 was selected to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement that was launched in Calcutta Town Hall on this day in 1905 to protest against the British Government's partition of Bengal. The movement was aimed to revive the production processes and domestic goods.
Q.7
Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education was launched under _______.

A.National Education PolicyCorrect Imagewrong Image
B.RTE PolicyCorrect Imagewrong Image
C.Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao YojanaCorrect Imagewrong Image
D.None of the aboveCorrect Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy on 7 August through video-conferencing. The conclave was organized by the Ministry of Education along with the University Grants Commission (UGC). Also, the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched UGC’s guidelines to offer internship-embedded degree programmes.
Q.8
When is the National Handloom Day observed?

A.2 AugustCorrect Imagewrong Image
B.4 AugustCorrect Imagewrong Image
C.7 AugustCorrect Imagewrong Image
D.10 AugustCorrect Imagewrong Image
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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
National Handloom Day is observed on 7 August every year. The days aim to create awareness about the importance of the handloom industry in socio development of the nation. The day honours the handloom weavers. The day will increase awareness about the benefits of handloom to the younger generations. The day is observed to strengthen efforts towards an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

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