Daily Current Affairs – August 1, 2020

Daily Current Affairs MCQ – 01-08-2020: It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent/latest current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could help. Below, we have provided a daily current affairs quiz that is updated based on recent news.


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Staying up-to-date with current affairs 2020 is absolutely essential for anybody looking to take competitive exams this year. Many school/college exams, entrance exams, and interviews require you to be well-versed with current affairs today. However, remembering daily current affairs by reading about it alone is often not enough. Our daily current affairs 2020 questions and answers will thus help you test your knowledge about current affairs and ensure that you are well-versed with the happenings of the world. The questions in tune with the latest prelims standard and pattern of examination, Focus on questions that are application based in nature, testing learners’ understanding of different disciplines.


Daily Current Affairs – August 1, 2020


Government notification on E-invoicing

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The central government comes up with a centralized e-invoicing scheme for business having turnover more than 500 crores. As per the recent scheme, it will be mandatory for all those businesses with a turnover of more than 500 crores to generate all their B2B invoices on a centralized government portal which will go live from … Read more……

What is aerial seeding?

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The Haryana Forest Department has started aerial seeding across the state on a pilot basis. This technique will allow plantation in sections of the Aravallis that are either difficult to access or inaccessible altogether. The pilot project will help determine the effectiveness of the technology and the dispersal mechanism. What is aerial seeding? It is a technique of plantation wherein … Read more…….

Perseverance- NASA’s mission to Mars

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V. The launch took place from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the third launch to Mars this month, following the UAE’s Hope and China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates … Read more…

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)

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A report on slavery was recently released by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and an international anti-slavery organisation Walk Free on the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Key findings: … Read more……………

Merger of political parties under 10th schedule

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The Rajasthan High Court has issued notices to the speaker and secretary of the state legislative assembly and six MLAs, who contested elections on BSP tickets and then defected to the Congress. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos What’s … Read more……

Pratihara style of architecture

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A rare late ninth century stone statue of Lord Shiva, which was stolen from a temple in Rajasthan and smuggled to the UK, will be returned to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Key facts: The stone Nataraj/Natesha murti, in “chatura pose with jatamakuta and trinetra” and almost four-feet-tall, is a rare depiction of Lord Shiva in the Prathihara style. It … Read more…….

Kutch Mainland Fault (KMF)

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The Kutch Mainland Fault (KMF) is the major east-west trending fault. The fault line extends for over 150 km from Lakhpat to Bhachau. It has been dormant for the last 1,000-odd years The fragile crust of Kutch holds four major active faults which frequently liberate energy in the form of earthquakes. The devastating January 26, … Read more…….

India-EU S&T Cooperation

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India and European Union (EU) have renewed its Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for the next five years (2020-2025). The Agreement was initially signed in 2001 and renewed two times in 2007 and 2015. The cooperation has been focused on water, green transport, e-mobility, clean energy, bio-economy, health, and ICT. The new agreement will … Read more…….

Bill to promote Legacies of Gandhi and Martin L. King Jr

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US congressional committee has passed a bill to promote the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The Gandhi-King exchange pact, aims at establishing an exchange initiative between India and the United States to study the work and legacies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi. The bill seeks to authorize the US … Read more……

Autonomy demands raise hackles in Arunachal Pradesh

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The renewed demand for creation of autonomous councils in the two extremes of Arunachal Pradesh – Mon Autonomous Region (MAR) in the west and Patkai Autonomous Council (PAC) in the east – has raised hackles among conservatives in the frontier State. The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) and the Nyishis, one of the largest ethnic communities … Read more…..

‘Team Rahul’ takes on UPA Ministers at Congress meeting

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I A virtual meeting of Rajya Sabha members of the Congress on Thursday, chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi, witnessed a sharp exchange of views between former Ministers in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and members who are believed to be close to former party chief Rahul Gandhi, highly placed sources said. Google’s Best … Read more……

SC asks states about arrangements made to prevent stubble burning

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The Supreme Court has asked governments of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan about the arrangements made by them for preventing stubble burning which is a source of pollution in the region. The apex court has also asked the States concerned to apprise it about the instances of stubble burning in previous year, its locations and also how many … Read more…

Apple becomes world’s most valuable company

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After reporting its blockbuster Quarterly result stock of Apple Inc increased 10% to a record high making Apple world’s most valuable publicly listed company. The company has shown a great recovery from its low-point in March during the pandemic. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe … Read more……….

India Imposes Import Restrictions on Color TV Sets

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Following a ban on popular Chinese applications, the Indian Government has moved the import of Color TV sets from free to restricted. India imports the majority of TV sets from China. This move by the government is aimed to promote PM Modi’s vision of “Vocal for Local” which will boost domestic manufacturing and balance the … Read more….

Fact Sheet: One in every Three Child are Poisoned by Lead: UNICEF Report

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United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a recent report which is first of its kind published impact of lead on children’s health across the world. As per the recent report one in every three children is being poisoned by lead. Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates … Read more….

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