Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of  the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


AUGUST – 07 | Daily Current Affairs 2020


1. National Handloom Day is observed on August 7. This year is which edition?
A) 5th
B) 6th
C) 7th
D) 8th
Answer: B) 6th
Women and Child Development and Textiles:
Minister: Smriti Irani
Constituency: Amethi, Uttar Pradesh


2. ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India. In which day its final will happen?
A) 21 November
B) 24 November
C) 26 November
D) 29 November
Answer: C) 26 November

  • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held in India in October—November 2021 with the final on 14 November 2021.
  • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be held in Australia in October—November 2022 with the final on 13 November 2022.
  • ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India October—November 2023 with the final on 26 November 2023.

Hq: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Chairman: Imran Khwaja (Interim)


3. Anupama Pathak passed away. She is actress of which language?
A) Kannada
B) Malayalam
C) Tamil
D) Bhojpuri
Answer: D) Bhojpuri

4. Shyamal Chakraborty passed away. He is former Minister of which state?
A) Assam
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) West Bengal
Answer: D) West Bengal
Veteran CPIM leader and former West Bengal Minister Shyamal Chakraborty died of Corona infection.
West Bengal:
Capital: Kolkata
CM: Mamata Banerjee
Governor: Jagdeep Dhankhar

5. Mukund Lath passed away. In below option, which is not his field?
A) Scholar
B) Scientist
C) Philosopher
D) Musicologist
Answer: B) Scientist

  • Lath, a scholar, philosopher, musicologist and cultural historian, died in Jaipur.
  • Padma Shri—2010.
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Overall Contribution/Scholarship.


6. Export-Import Bank of India has extended a how much amount line of credit to Mozambique for improving power supply quality in the country?
A) USD 250-million
B) USD 200-million
C) USD 150-million
D) USD 300-million
Answer: A) USD 250-million
Rupee Value—Rs 1,870 crore. With the signing of this LOC agreement, Exim Bank till date has extended 14 LOCs to Mozambique, taking their total value to USD 772.44 million.
Capital: Maputo
Currency: Metical
EXIM Bank:
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
CEO: David Rasquinha


7. G C Murmu is appointed as the next Comptroller & Auditor General of India. He succeeds whom?
A) Chandra Mehrishi
B) Ashok Mehrishi
C) Sankar Mehrishi
D) Rajiv Mehrishi
Answer: D) Rajiv Mehrishi

8. Hardayal Prasad is appointed as MD and CEO of PNB Housing Finance. Prior to this, He served as Head of which Organization?
A) SBI Card
B) Rupay
C) Visa
D) Mastercard
Answer: A) SBI Card
He replaced Neeraj Vyas.

9. Who is appointed as UPSC Chairman replaces Arvind Saxena?
A) Sandhosh Kumar Joshi
B) Prem Kumar Joshi
C) Pradeep Kumar Joshi
D) Bala Kumar Joshi
Answer: C) Pradeep Kumar Joshi


10. Which app won AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’s ‘Social’ category?
A) Zoho
B) Chingari
C) Disprz
D) CaptionPlus
Answer: B) Chingari

  • Chingari is an Indian video-sharing app that has just started getting popular. While it was launched last year, it now has 2.5 million downloads on the Google Play Store, going up from 100,000 downloads in just a month.
  • Mitron an app founded by IIT engineers has found a special mention.
  • In the entertainment category, captionplus has emerged as the winner.
  • E-learning disprz has been selected, 3D cricket strategy game hitwicket superstars has emerged on top in games.
  • In health, stepsetgo an app which rewards users on the number of steps taken has become the winner.
  • Indian firm zoho has bagged the first place in two categories with its apps zoho invoice, books & expense and zoho workplace emerging as winners in the business and office category respectively.
  • In the news category, logically check fake news and verify facts has won along with mapmyindia move: maps, navigation & tracking in the others category.


11. Which IIT incubated Startup Espin Nanotech Private Limited developed N95 Mask named ‘Swasa’?
A) IIT Mandi
B) IIT Madras
C) IIT Kanpur
D) IIT Hyderabad
Answer: C) IIT Kanpur

12. Which IIT and Imperial College London, UK, have developed a tailored ‘meta-grid’ of nanoparticles that could make (LEDs brighter, energy-efficient and durable)?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Kanpur
C) IIT Guwahati
D) IIT Hyderabad
Answer: C) IIT Guwahati
Meta-grid’ or ‘metamaterial grid’ is a specifically patterned array (grid) of nanoparticles acting as metamaterials, capable of exhibiting extraordinary optical properties.

13. Which organization partnership with Gavi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate manufacture, delivery of Covid19 vaccines for India?
A) Medi Institute of India
B) Nanosafe Institute of India
C) Serum Institute of India
D) Micro Institute of India
Answer: C) Serum Institute of India
Serum Institute of India—Pune, Maharashtra.


14. Grasim Industries has Signed LLP with Cleanmax Enviro Energy Solutions to establish and operate 32.4-megawatt wind power plant in which state?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer: B) Karnataka

  • LLP—Limited Liability Partnership Agreement.
  • Total Amount—Rs 73 crore.
  • Also, Cleanmax recently signed a joint venture with USA-based Cargill, to set up up a 15 MW wind-solar hybrid power plant in the state of Karnataka.

Capital: Bengaluru
CM: B. S. Yeddyurappa
Governor: Vajubhai Vala

15. Which state/UT Government launched Electric Vehicle Policy to boost the economy, create jobs and reduce pollution level?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Manipur
C) Delhi
D) Nagaland
Answer: C) Delhi

  • Under the policy, the Delhi government will give incentive of up to Rs 30,000 for two-wheelers, autos and e-rickshaws while for cars, it will give incentive of up to Rs 1.5 lakh.
  • The Delhi government will set up dedicated ‘EV Cell’ to implement ‘electric vehicle policy.
  • The government will also set up a ‘State Electric Vehicle Board’.

Capital: Delhi
CM: Arvind Kejriwal
Governor: Anil Baijal

16. Who has inaugurated submarine Optical Fibre Cable connecting Chennai and Port Blair?
A) Ram Nath Kovind
B) Narendra Modi
C) Nirmala Sitharaman
D) Amit Shah
Answer: B) Narendra Modi

17. Union Minister Smriti Irani launched a portal will enable weavers as well as other organizations to apply for various benefits under the various handloom schemes. What is the name of that portal?
A) Our Handloom’
B) ‘My Handloom’
C) ‘Your Handloom’
D) ‘Themselves Handloom’
Answer: B) ‘My Handloom’
Irani also launched a mobile app and backend website for Handloom Mark Scheme. The app is in English and 10 Indian languages and will enable the weavers of the country to apply for Handloom Mark registration from the comfort of their homes.
Women and Child Development and Textiles:
Minister: Smriti Irani
Constituency: Amethi, Uttar Pradesh

18. Who inaugurate Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra, an interactive experience centre on the Swachh Bharat Mission?
A) Ram Nath Kovind
B) Narendra Modi
C) Nirmala Sitharaman
D) Amit Shah
Answer: B) Narendra Modi

19. Which Company has commenced civil works at 660-MW Sagardighi supercritical thermal power project in West Bengal?
Answer: B) BHEL
Valued at approximately Rs 3,500 crore. The order for the project located at Manigram village in Murshidabad district of West Bengal was placed on BHEL by West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL).
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited:
Headquarters: New Delhi
CEO: Nalin Singhal
West Bengal:
Capital: Kolkata
CM: Mamata Banerjee
Governor: Jagdeep Dhankhar

20. Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri launches an app to help the citizens register their grievances online and also track the status of their complaints. What is the name of that app?
A) “seva-e-Rajouri”
B) “Mawz-e-Rajouri”
C) “Awaz-e-Rajouri”
D) “Sewa-e-Rajouri”
Answer: C) “Awaz-e-Rajouri”
Jammu and Kashmir:
Capital: Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)
Governor: Manoj Sinha


You Must Also Read Daily Current Affairs August 06

Our Products



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here