Current Affairs Quiz: August 28, 2019

Current Affairs 28 August 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Which ministry launched National Digital Library of India Project?
    A)Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    D)Ministry of Defence
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Human Resource Development Ministry under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, NMEICT has launched the National Digital Library of India project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.

  2. Recently a National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Dehradun
    C)Ranchi
    D)Coimbatore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithlogy and Natural Sciences (SACON) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

  3. The seventh ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ held in Which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The seventh ‘Community Radio Sammelan’ held in New Delhi during which representatives of community radio stations discussed experiences and possibilities of programming for raising awareness on sustainable development goals in a better manner.

  4. The fourth edition of India’s largest confluence of digital-technology stakeholders, the IoT India Congress 2019 concluded in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The fourth edition of India’s largest confluence of digital-technology stakeholders, the IoT India Congress 2019 concluded its two-day event in Bangalore with a footfall of 1600+ participants and 70+ speakers. The IoT India Congress is the platform of platforms for the Internet of Things. This year’s theme was ‘Mainstreaming the Internet of Things’.

  5. Which company launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees over the next year on AI (artificial intelligence) and cloud computing skills?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Capgemini
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Microsoft India launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees over the next year on AI (artificial intelligence) and cloud computing skills. This program was inaugurated by Amitabh Kant, chief executive of NITI Aayog.

  6. The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held in Which city?
    A)NewYork
    B)Cambodia
    C)Bangkok
    D)Vienna
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand in which Air Chief Marshal and Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee, Birender Singh Dhanoa participated. The theme for the conference was “Collaboration in a free and Open Indo – Pacific”.

  7. How much amount was approved by RBI Board to be transferred to government of India?
    A)₹1,76,051 cr
    B)₹1,75,098 cr
    C)₹1,76,986 cr
    D)₹1,56,673 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the transfer of Rs 1,76,051 crore to the Government of India.

  8. As per FICCI economic outlook survey,India’s Q1 FY 20 GDP pegged at how much percent?
    A)6%
    B)6.2%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    FICCI’s latest Economic Outlook Survey released puts the quarterly median forecast at 6 per cent for GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019-20.

  9. Which bank has joined hands with Tata AIG General Insurance to offer the latter’s diverse range of general insurance policies?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Indian Overseas Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Bank has joined hands with Tata AIG General Insurance to offer the latter’s diverse range of general insurance policies benefiting the bank’s customers by way of protection, wealth creation and savings.

  10. Which company announced the launch of a Military Veterans Employment programme?
    A)Amazon India
    B)Flipkart
    C)Ebay
    D)Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amazon India announced the launch of a Military Veterans Employment programme that it said will create hundreds of opportunities for military veterans and their spouses across Amazon India’s Fulfillment Centres, Sort Centres and Delivery Centres in the country.

  11. Which company partnered with Indian School of Business to advance Artificial Intelligence Skilling in India?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Wipro
    D)IBM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian School of Business (ISB) and Microsoft India announced a new partnership to take forward their shared vision for an AI-empowered India at an event in Hyderabad.

  12. Who became the first Indian to win a set against Roger Federer?
    A)Abhilash Sahu
    B)Prannoy Kumar
    C)Sumit Nagal
    D)Sameer Verma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sumit Nagal became the first Indian to win a set against Roger Federer. Nagal achieved the feat during his first-round match against Federer in the US Open as he outclassed him in the first set. Nagal ended up losing the match 6-4, 1-6,2-6,4-6 against Federer.

  13. Who was given Lifetime Achievement Award At Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards2019?
    A)Dipankar Ghosh
    B)Wangchuk Sherpa
    C)Chen Yufi
    D)Aparna Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards are given every year to recognize the achievements of persons in the fields of adventure, to encourage young people to develop the spirit of endurance, risk–taking, cooperative teamwork and quick, ready and effective reflexes in challenging situations and to provide incentive to the young people for getting exposed to the adventure activities.

  14. Recently country’s first women DGP passed away. Name her?
    A)Kanchan Chowdhury Bhattacharya
    B)Kavya Koreppu
    C)Akanksha Singh Chaturvedi
    D)Priyanka Dubey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first woman Director General of Police (DGP), Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, passed away following an illness. Bhattachary, a 1973 batch IPS officer, made history when she was appointed the DGP of Uttarakhand in the year 2004.

  15. Recently Noel Kelmen passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Politics
    C)Commander
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Naval war hero and Kirti Chakra awardee, Commander Noel Kelman, passed away at the age of 92 following a brief illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Norway?
    A)Oslo
    B)Copenhagen
    C)Helsinki
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Tata AIG insurance?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Amazon?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A

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