Current Affairs Quiz: August 11, 2019

Current Affairs 11 August 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently as announced by Union Health Ministry,every child across the country will get Which vaccination?
    A)Measles
    B)TB
    C)Rotavirus
    D)Bacilli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every child will be administered rotavirus vaccine by the end of the year as Union Health Ministry is set to expand its vaccination programme across the country.

  2. Recently Virasat e Khalsa museum of which state got place in the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Indian sub-continent on a single day?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Manipur
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib town is all set to find a place in the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Indian sub-continent on a single day.

  3. Which airline has introduced a ‘Discover India’ scheme valid for sale and travel up to March 31, 2020?
    A)AirIndia
    B)Indigo
    C)SpiceJet
    D)Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Air India has introduced a ‘Discover India’ scheme valid for sale and travel up to March 31, 2020.

  4. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2019 Exercise will be held in Which country?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Brazil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In the backdrop of simmering tensions between the two, India and Pakistan will be participating in a major upcoming exercise under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Russia.

  5. According to UN Report,Which country has highest number of living indigenous languages in the world with 840?
    A)China
    B)Netherlands
    C)Papua New Guinea
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    United Nations report said that the Papua New Guinea has the highest number of living indigenous languages in the world with 840. India stands fourth with 453.

  6. How much loan was provided by Asian Development Bank for improving road infrastructure in 34 districts of Maharashtra?
    A)USD 200 million
    B)USD 100 million
    C)USD 455 million
    D)USD 350 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 200 million loan for improving road infrastructure in 34 districts of Maharashtra.

  7. Which bank has entered into a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) for distribution of the latter’s insurance products to Indian Bank customers?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank, a premier Public Sector bank has entered into a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) for distribution of the latter’s insurance products to Indian Bank customers.

  8. Which bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector Indian Bank has inked a pact with private sector insurer Aditya Birla Sun Life to offer life insurance products to the bank’s customers.

  9. The Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in which country?
    A)China
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)UAE
    D)Kuwait
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian junior boxers bagged eight medals including two gold medals in the Asian schoolboy Boxing Championships held in Kuwait, finishing as the second-best team in the tournament.

  10. Who has won the 2019 Belt and Road Hunan International with a score of 7.0/9?
    A)Bharat Singh
    B)Roshan Rehman
    C)Surya Shekhar Ganguly
    D)Yashovardhan Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly has won the 2019 Belt and Road Hunan International with a score of 7.0/9. His stupendous victory earned him USD 50,000 (Rs.35 lakh!).

  11. Who has surpassed Virat Kohli to become second fastest to score 25 Test centuries?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)Aaron Finch
    C)Kane Williamson
    D)Chris Gayle
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Steve Smith has smashed his second ton of the match and has now overthrown Indian skipper Virat Kohli to become the second-fastest batsman to score 25 Test centuries. The former Australia captain achieved the feat on Day 4 of the 1st Test against England in Birmingham.

  12. Who has been appointed the Director of Prosecution in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period of two years?
    A)Mahendra Sinha
    B)Puneet Kumar Kundar
    C)Sudha Rani Relangi
    D)Sanjeev Natiyal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sudha Rani Relangi has been appointed the Director of Prosecution in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period of two years.

  13. Recently,the tenure of Dinesh Kumar Khara was extended as MD.He is the Managing Director of Which bank?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)CanaraBank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)State Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India, the country’s largest state-run bank, said that the term of office of its Managing Director Dinesh Kumar Khara has been extended for further period of two years.

  14. Who has been conferred with an honorary doctorate by the La Trobe University in Melbourne for his work supporting women’s empowerment and his achievement in the Indian entertainment industry?
    A)Irfan Khan
    B)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    C)Shahrukh Khan
    D)Salman Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, has been conferred with an honorary doctorates by the La Trobe University in Melbourne for his work supporting women’s empowerment and his achievement in the Indian entertainment industry.

  15. Recently Harley Race passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Harley Race, American professional wrestler passed away. Race overcame serious injuries from a car accident to become a mainstay of the wrestling circuit, winning numerous individual and tag-team titles in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.

  16. Who is the author of the book “Resurgent India”?
    A)NS Vishwanathan
    B)Viral Achrya
    C)Hasmukh Adhiya
    D)Bimal Jalan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Bimal Jalan’s new Book ‘Resurgent India’ has been launched. The book talks about key priorities that can be implemented by the new government in national interest, irrespective of the political agenda of the party that come to power. The book has been published by Harper Collins.

  17. Recently the book titled ‘Oru Manidhan Oru Iyakkam Kalaignar” was launched.It is based on which personality?
    A)Pranav Roy
    B)Nitish Kumar
    C)K Veeramani
    D)M Karunanidhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Oru Manidhan Oru Iyakkam Kalaignar Mu. Karunanidhi’ in Tamil language which depicts the life and work of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (Dravidian Progressive Conference) (DMK) leader Late M Karunanidhi , the former Tamil Nadu chief minister, was launched by K Veeramani, president of Dravidar Kazhagam in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  18. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples ?
    A)Indigenous Population
    B)Move and Migrate
    C)Migration and Movement
    D)Indigenous languages
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (World Adivasi Day) is observed on 9 August each year to frontup and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.The 2019 Theme for International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is “Indigenous Languages”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
    A)Rupee
    B)Won
    C)Krone
    D)Kina
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Cholamandlan MS General Insurance Company?
    A)Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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