Current Affairs Quiz: August 03, 2019

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  1. How much amount was given by India to Guinea for the installation of water-related projects?
    A)USD 170 million
    B)USD 150 million
    C)USD 200 million
    D)USD 250 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India extended a line of credit worth USD 170 million for the installation of water-related projects in Guinea during President Ram Nath Kovind’s last-leg of the three-nation tour to West Africa.

  2. Who announced that the Lower House will become paperless from the next session?
    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Ministry of Defence
    C)Lok Sabha Speaker
    D)Ministry Of Finance
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lok Sabha Speaker has announced that the Lower House will become paperless from the next session. This move will save crores of rupees to the exchequer.

  3. In which city,Innovative for Clean Air,a joint UK-India initiative was launched?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA), is a UK-India joint initiative providing Indian and UK stakeholders opportunities to test interventions related to air quality and EV integration, was launched in Bengaluru.

  4. Which city will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Nashik
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru will host the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships 2019 for the first time, giving the Indian swimming enthusiasts an opportunity to witness the largest aquatic event in the continent.

  5. In which city/UT, Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service?
    A)Indore
    B)Kanpur
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Culture and Tourism Minister flagged off a mobile library bus service which aims to reach out to readers in Delhi, especially those in slums, resettlement colonies and rural areas.

  6. Which Institution has developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or vermilion?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Hyderabad
    C)IIT Delhi
    D)IIT Bombay
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists at IIT Hyderabad have developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or vermilion.

  7. What was India’s Rank in World Bank global GDP rankings 2019?
    A)2nd
    B)7th
    C)5th
    D)6th
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to the World Bank, India has been pushed to the 7th place in the global GDP rankings in 2018. India’s GDP was at $2.7 trillion in 2018. In 2017, India had emerged as the 6th largest economy.

  8. The 52nd ASEAN summit held in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)Bangkok
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Kathmandu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Foreign Ministers from South East Asia attended the 52nd ASEAN summit in Bangkok. The annual meeting opened with a call from the host Thailand for deeper integration to expand trade and bolster prosperity in the region amid rising global challenges.

  9. How much amount will be given by National Housing Bank to HFCs to ease the funds for the Housing sector?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 11000 cr
    C)Rs 12000 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To further ease the funds for the housing sector, National Housing Bank (NHB) will provide additional liquidity infusion facility of Rs 10,000 crore to Housing Finance Companies (HFCs). This will be an additional liquidity infusion for individual loans for affordable housing

  10. Which cricketer was recently honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award by East Bengal Club?
    A)Saurav Ganguly
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Kapil Dev
    D)MS Dhoni
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    East Bengal club will officially start the centenary celebrations on its foundation day with a glittering ceremony at the Netaji Indoor Stadium.

  11. Who assumed charge as the secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade?
    A)PV Bharathi
    B)RN Ravi
    C)Rishi Singh
    D)Guruprasad Mohapatra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    IAS Officer Guruprasad Mohapatra assumed charge as the secretary of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

  12. Who was awarded the prestigious Entrepreneur Award 2019 at New Delhi?
    A)Anil Agarwal
    B)Ravi Iyer
    C)Ruhan Rajput
    D)Rohan Chaturvedi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ruhan Rajput, a renowned entrepreneur, co-founder and Director of Einfolge Technologies Pvt Ltd was awarded the prestigious Entrepreneur Award 2019 at New Delhi.

  13. Who has become the first Indian Air Force pilot to perform a wingsuit skydive jump?
    A)Vijay Raj
    B)Soni Bhatnagar
    C)Navdeep Saini
    D)Tarun Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Wing Commander Tarun Chaudhri has become the first Indian Air Force pilot to perform a wingsuit skydive jump. Chaudhri achieved the feat during the Kargil Diwas celebrations at Air Force Station in Jodhpur.

  14. Recently Malcolm Nash passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former UK‘s Glamorgan all-rounder Malcolm Nash has died at the age of 74. Nash took 993 first-class wickets between 1966 and 1983 and was Glamorgan’s leading wicket-taker when they won the County Championship in 1969.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Guinea?
    A)Bomako
    B)Dakar
    C)Conarky
    D)Astana
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Guinea?
    A)Euro
    B)Franc
    C)Peso
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of National Housing Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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