Current Affairs Quiz: August 2, 2021

Current Affairs 2 August 2021 Quiz

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  1. On July 28, which country commemorated 200 years of independence from erstwhile Spanish Empire?
    A) Peru
    B) Cambodia
    C) Syria
    D) Poland
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    On July 28, Peru will commemorate 200 years of independence from erstwhile Spanish Empire.
  2. When is Muslim Women Rights Day observed in India?
    A) July 28
    B) July 31
    C) August 3
    D) August 1
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The ministry of minority affairs announced that “Muslim Women Rights Day” will be observed across the country on August 1.
  3. Who is the author of the book titled “The Khan of Khel Khudaai”?
    A) Harshul Nagpal
    B) Sumedha Kathuria
    C) Harshaa Bharatula
    D) Rohit Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Author Harshaa Bharatula’s debut novel, “The Khan of Khel Khudaai,” has been released recently.
  4. What was the age of centenarian sprinter Man Kaur when she died recently?
    A) 105
    B) 107
    C) 104
    D) 102
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Centenarian sprinter Man Kaur, referred to as ‘Miracle from Chandigarh’, died of a heart attack. She was 105.
  5. Which of the following won the Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021 in the pharmaceutical category?
    A) Virupaksha Organics Limited
    B) Sai Life Sciences
    C) Suven Life Sciences Limited
    D) Etico Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sai Life Sciences, one of India’s fastest growing Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CRDMOs), announced that it has been honoured with the Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021 in the pharmaceutical category.
  6. YouTube acquired which video shopping app as it looks to help discover and buy products from Indian retailers?
    A) Simsim
    B) Bulbul
    C) Buywith
    D) Bambuser
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Google’s YouTube has signed a definitive agreement to buy video shopping app simsim as it looks to help discover and buy products from Indian retailers.
  7. Who own the Bharat Kesari Wrestling Dangal 2021 organised in Tamil Nadu this year?
    A) Vijay Amritraj
    B) Prajnesh Gunneswaran
    C) Labhanshu Sharma
    D) Vibhoutee Sharma
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Wrestler Labhanshu Sharma has created history by winning the Bharat Kesari Wrestling Dangal 2021 organised in Tamil Nadu this year.
  8. According to data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), the Central Government’s fiscal deficit stood at what amount?
    A) Rs 2.37 lakh crore
    B) Rs 3.09 lakh crore
    C) Rs 1.27 lakh crore
    D) Rs 2.74 lakh crore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Central Government’s fiscal deficit stood at Rs 2.74 lakh crore or 18.2 per cent of the full year’s Budget estimate at the end of June, according to data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA).
  9. Which company acquired a controlling stake in Magma Fincorp which is now renamed as Poonawalla Fincorp?
    A) Rising Sun Holdings
    B) Stop Sine Private Ltd
    C) North Systems Private Ltd
    D) Butterflies India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Magma Fincorp has been renamed as Poonawalla Fincorp with effect from July 22 after Adar Poonawalla-led Rising Sun Holdings acquired a controlling stake in the non-banking finance company (NBFC).
  10. National Health Adaptation Plan on which of the following is launched by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in August 2021?
    A) Air Pollution
    B) Water Pollution
    C) Noise Pollution
    D) Solid Waste Pollution
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Health Minister launched the National Health Adaptation Plan on Air Pollution and National Health Adaptation Plan on Heat along with infographics and the first newsletter under the “National Programme on Climate Change and Human Health” developed by Centre of Environmental and Occupational Health, Climate Change and Health at NCDC.

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