Current Affairs Quiz: August 16, 2021

Current Affairs 16 August 2021 Quiz

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  1. National Health Authority has partnered with which institute to strengthen India’s response to COVID-19 crisis?
    A) IIM Lucknow
    B) IIT Delhi
    C) IIT Ropar
    D) IIM Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Recognising the role of innovations to strengthen India’s response to COVID-19 crisis and preparedness for emerging healthcare needs, the National Health Authority has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
  2. In August 2021, the Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has entered into an agreement for USD 100 million line of credit to which country for procurement of defence items from India?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Bhutan
    C) Mauritius
    D) Indonesia
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has entered into an agreement for USD 100 million line of credit to Mauritius for procurement of defence items from India, the RBI said in a release.
  3. Which bank unveiled a mega Brand Campaign titled ‘BADLAAV Humse Hai’?
    A) AU Small Finance Bank
    B) Karnataka Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) Jio Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    AU Small Finance Bank has unveiled a mega Brand Campaign, aptly titled ‘BADLAAV Humse Hai’. This is the first integrated marketing communication campaign from AU Bank since its inception – a creative endeavor that will showcase the bank’s passion for innovation.
  4. The Reserve Bank of India canceled the license of Karnala Nagari Sahakari Bank Limited. Where is this bank based?
    A) Kharghar
    B) Ratnagiri
    C) Alibag
    D) Raigad
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank has canceled the license of Raigad based Karnala Nagari Sahakari Bank Limited in Maharashtra. RBI said the bank has been directed to cease all its operations from 13th August.
  5. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) collaborated with which of the following to facilitate international trade, particularly e-commerce?
    A) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
    B) United Nations Industrial Development Organization
    C) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    D) World Trade Organization
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have extended their collaboration to facilitate international trade, particularly e-commerce.
  6. In the World Archery Youth Championships held in Wroclaw, Poland, Indian women team defeated which country’s team to win a gold medal?
    A) UK
    B) Poland
    C) USA
    D) Turkey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Archery, India won gold medals in the compound cadet women’s and men’s and mixed team events in the World Youth Championships in Wroclaw. The women defeated Turkey 228-216 in the final to win a gold medal while the cadet men’s team followed getting the better of USA in the final.
    India’s cadet men’s team of Kushal Dalal, Sahil Chaudhary and Nitin Apar upset the top seeds USA, beating them 233-231 in a thrilling final.
  7. Researchers from which institute developed a novel method using infra-red technology to detect which patients are more at risk of becoming severely ill from COVID-19?
    A) IIT Bombay
    B) IISc Bengaluru
    C) IIM Lucknow
    D) IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IIT, Bombay has developed a novel method using infra-red technology to detect which patients are more at risk of becoming severely ill from COVID-19.
  8. Women Sub-Inspector Rita Debnath of which state has been awarded the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for the year 2021?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Women Sub-Inspector Rita Debnath of Tripura Police has been awarded the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for the year 2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Air Transport Association (IATA) located?
    A) Montreal, Canada
    B) Amsterdam, Netherlands
    C) Stockholm, Sweden
    D) Havana, Cuba
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Headquarters: Montreal, Canada. Founded: 19 April 1945, Havana, Cuba
  2. Where is the HQ of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development situated?
    A) Berlin, Germany
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) California, USA
    D) Rome, Italy
    View Answer
    Option B

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