Current Affairs Quiz: August 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 August 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Jharkhand government’s ‘Mukhya Mantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana’ under which money will be directly transferred into the bank accounts of farmers in the state. Under the scheme, beneficiaries having farm land of less than one acre to five acres, will get 5,000 to 25,000 rupees in their bank accounts.

  2. Gogabeel lake of which state has been declared as the state first Community Reserve?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Bihar
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar, has been declared as the state’s first ‘Community Reserve’. It is located in the Katihar district of Bihar.

  3. Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited construced world’s largest lift irrigation project in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Telangana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has unveiled yet another pivotal moment in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP), as it successfully commenced operations in the world’s largest Laximpur underground pumping station (LUPS – The Package 8).

  4. Which company launched Freedom Card -India’s first corporate credit card for SMEs?
    A)Enkash
    B)Freecharge
    C)Spice
    D)Paytm
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    EnKash, a two-year-old Card focused Fin-tech startup founded by Hemant Vishnoi, Yadvendra Tyagi and Naveen Bindal, have announced the launch of the EnKash ‘Freedom Card’, India’s FIRST Corporate Credit Card for SMEs / MSMEs and startups.

  5. Recently Reliance Jio has signed agreement with which company for digital transformation of Indian economy?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Reliance Jio Infocomm and Microsoft Corporation have announced embarking on a long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of Indian economy and society.

  6. Which mobile company lunched its own operating system Harmony OS?
    A)Motorola
    B)Huawei
    C)Nokia
    D)Sony
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Huawei Technologies Co unveiled its much-anticipated in-house operating system Harmony OS, marking the Chinese tech giant’s arguably biggest push to build its own software ecosystem.

  7. Who won the gold medal in Tbillsi Grand Prix?
    A)G Kartozia
    B)Lewis Hamilton
    C)Bajrang Punia
    D)v Balavazde
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia has added another gold medal to his medal tally by winning the Golden bout in the Tbilisi Grand Prix of V. Balavadze and G. Kartozia, Georgia.

  8. The biography “Lessons Life taught me,Unknowingly “ is based on which personality?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Anupam Kher
    D)Kiron Kher
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Padma Bhushan awardee Anupam Kher’s autobiography “Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly”, which chronicles his failures, rejections and lessons learnt in his life and in a career spanning 500 films, was released here by his friend and eminent actor Rishi Kapoor, his wife Neetu Kapoor and the fellow cast of the NBC show New Amsterdam.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Microsoft?
    A)Rome
    B)London
    C)Redmond
    D)Kirkland
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Beijing
    C)Rome
    D)Shenzhen
    View Answer
    Option D

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