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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 August 2022

Question 1

Which of the following statements is correct about the revised guidelines on monetary limits for arrest, prosecution and bail under the Customs Act?

1. As per the new guidelines, for baggage and outright smuggling, Rs 75 lakh would be the monetary threshold.

2. The Customs Act doesn’t specify any value limits for exercising powers of arrest.

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Question 2

Consider the following statements:

1. The World Health Assembly (WHA) will formally start the process of drafting the pandemic treaty in December 2022.

2. The WHA established an International Negotiating Body (INB) to draft and negotiate the terms of the pandemic treaty.

Which of the following given above statements is correct?

Question 3

Which of the following will get financial support of Rs 3.29 from the government to develop smart water management technologies?

Question 4

Which of the following statements is correct about Megalodon?

1. Megalodon’s speed was less than today’s shark.

2. It was living in oceans around 23 million to 2.6 million years ago.

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Question 5

Who has won gold medal in 2022 WSPS Shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea?

Question 6

Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to SEBI’s norms on alternate investment fund (AIF) and venture capital fund (VCF) investments in overseas firms?

1. SEBI has recently allowed India-registered AIFs and VCFs to invest in foreign entities without having an India connection.

2.  AIFs and VCFs are allowed to invest in a company, which is incorporated in a country whose securities market regulator is a signatory to the bilateral pact with SEBI.

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Question 7

A National Seminar on ‘Introspection: Armed Forces Tribunal’ was organized in which city?

Question 8

Whose name has been recommended by the Financial Services Institutions Bureau for the NABARD Chairman post?

Question 9

Indian scientists developed a model to trace exomoons with the help of data from which telescope?

Question 10

HAL’s first overseas marketing office will be opened in which city?

Question 11

Which of the following statements is correct regarding the 9th Governing Body meeting of the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB)?

Question 12

Which of the following statements is correct regarding Pravasi Bhartiya Divas?

Question 13

Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding World Humanitarian Day?

Question 14

Name the tribal-dominated region of Madhya Pradesh has become the first "functionally literate" district in the country.

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