Daily Current Affairs Quiz 20 August 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.
Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 20 August 2023
Question 1. Which state government has recently launched the free Annapurna food packet scheme?
Answer – Rajasthan
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has started Chief Minister Free Annapurna Food Packet Scheme on 15th August 2023. In this scheme, families covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) will get monthly Annapurna food packets free of cost from Fair Price Shop (FPS). This Annapurna food packet contains Sugar, Salt, Edible Oil, Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder and Chana Dal.
Question 2. When is World Mosquito Day celebrated?
Answer – 20 August
World Mosquito Day is observed every year on 20 August. The day marks the contribution of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross to the discovery of the connection between malaria and female anopheline mosquitoes. British doctor Sir Ronald Ross discovered the transmission of malaria to humans in the year 1897 by the female Anopheles mosquito. On the occasion of this day, the general public is made aware of the dangers of mosquitoes.
Question 3. Which state government recently launched the Tree Plantation Campaign-2023 to plant 5 crore saplings?
Answer – Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the Tree Plantation Campaign-2023 to plant 5 crore saplings in the state. CM Yogi inaugurated this campaign near Gomti beach and said that protecting nature is the key to keep humanity safe from disasters. Under this campaign, 5 crore saplings will be planted, which shows the commitment of the state towards environmental protection and sustainability.
Question 4. Who won the Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022-2023?
Answer – Nina Lego
Nina Lego is the founder of the House of Macnock. Lego, a resident of Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district, has won the Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022-2023. Nina Lego is passionate about promoting sustainable living and empowering local artisans. Due to her passion for arts and crafts, Nina began making pearl earrings and necklaces for friends and later founded the House of Macnock.
Question 5. In which city of Jharkhand was the National SC-ST Hub Mega Conclave inaugurated recently?
Answer – Gumla
Union Minister of State for MSME Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma inaugurated the National SC-ST Hub Mega Conclave in Gumla, Jharkhand. This conclave has been launched with an aim to create awareness among SC-ST entrepreneurs.
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