Current Affairs Quiz: August 29, 2019

Current Affairs 29 August 2019 Quiz

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  1. Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, D.V. Sadananda Gowda has Recently launched which mobile application for generic medicines?
    A)Jan Aushadhi
    B)Janaushadhi Sugam
    C)Jan Sugam
    D)Jan Suvidha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, D.V. Sadananda Gowda has launched a mobile application “Janaushadhi Sugam” and has announced that “Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin” will now be available at only One Rupee per pad.He said that the “Janaushadhi Sugam” will enable people to search Janaushadhi generic medicines and the stores at the tip of their fingers.

  2. Which state education department has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students?
    A)Kerala
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Assam
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Education Department in Tamil Nadu has launched an exclusive 24-hour television channel for the school students.

  3. Which state will have three deputy CMs for the first time?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka will have three Deputy CMs for the first time after the newly formed BJP government appointed Govind Makthappa Karajol, CN Ashwath Narayan and Laxman Sangappa Savadi to the post. While Makthappa has been allotted Public Works Department, Narayan and Savadi have been given higher education and transport portfolios, respectively.

  4. The 45th G-7 Summit held in Which country?
    A)China
    B)France
    C)UAE
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    45th G-7 Summit held in the southwestern French city of Biarritz. The summit focused on fighting income and gender inequality and protecting biodiversity.

  5. Pakistan and Which other country jointly exercised ‘Shaheen-VIII’ exercise?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Oman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The air forces of Pakistan and China are jointly exercising ‘Shaheen-VIII’ in Chinese city of Holton, close to the Indian border near Ladakh. The annual joint training is the eighth of its kind between the two countries since it was first launched in March 2001.

  6. Recently Indian High Commissioner Abhay Kumar unveiled commemorative plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi Road in Which country?
    A)Guatemala
    B)Gambia
    C)Madagascar
    D)Benin
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A restored commemorative plaque of the Mahatma Gandhi road in Antananarivo was jointly unveiled by the Indian High Commissioner to Madagascar Abhay Kumar and city’s Mayor Lalao Ravalomanana to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma.

  7. Which bank has launched India’s first OTP facility for ATM withdrawals above ₹ 10,000?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)SBI
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector lender Canara Bank has launched India’s first OTP facility for ATM withdrawals. In order to offer a more secured and safe system, Canara bank will activate OTP facility for cash withdrawals of Rs 10,000 or more in a day.

  8. Which company partnered with Goonj to promote circular economy?
    A)Bata
    B)Puma
    C)TCS
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global Sports Company PUMA is partnering with Goonj, an award-winning, India based non-profit specializing in using the urban surplus to trigger grassroots development work.

  9. Recently SIDBI partnered with which company to open co working space for MSMEs?
    A)Byju
    B)WorkSpace Limited
    C)Incuspaze Solutions
    D)Max Life Solutions
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has partnered with Incuspaze Solutions Private Limited (Incuspaze) to open a first-of-its-kind co-working space. This coworking space exclusively designed for MSMEs and startups. This coworking space, named @Workspaze.

  10. Which state /UT Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium will be renamed after Arun Jaitley?
    A)Bihar
    B)Delhi
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) announced that the Feroz Shah Kotla cricket stadium will be renamed after Arun Jaitley, who died on August 24. The decision was taken to honour Jaitley who served as DDCA’s president from 1999 to 2013.

  11. The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships held in Which country?
    A)Germany
    B)China
    C)Switzerland
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2019 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships was held from 20 to 25 August 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. India won a total of 12 medals in the Championship with 3 Gold Medals. China won the championships with a total of 13 medals (7 Gold).

  12. Who has become the first Indian to complete the 555 kms long ‘La Ultra The High’ marathon in Ladakh?
    A)Manish Sarkar
    B)Ashish Kasodekar
    C)Pramod Bhagat
    D)Nimish Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ashish Kasodekar, a youth hailing from Pune, has become the first Indian to complete the 555 kms long ‘La Ultra The High’ marathon in Ladakh.

  13. Which Indian city Recently got clearance as the first venue for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Kochi
    C)Bhubaneswar
    D)Dispur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The city of Bhubaneswar got a provisional clearance as the first venue for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020, the Organising Committee confirmed.

  14. Which company has appointed Amit Nayyar as its President?
    A)Google Pay
    B)Paytm
    C)Byju
    D)Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noida-based digital payments company Paytm has appointed ex-Goldman Sachs executive Amit Nayyar as a president of the company, in a bid to strengthen its leadership team.

  15. The 45thWorld Skills Competition 2019 is being held in which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian team created history by winning one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the world’s biggest international vocational skill competition, 45th WorldSkills Kazan 2019, Russia.

  16. Who has become the first female officer in the country to become the Flight Commander of a flying unit?
    A)S Dhami
    B)Mohana Singh
    C)Akanksha Singh
    D)Kavya Koverrupu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander S Dhami has become the first female officer in the country to become the Flight Commander of a flying unit.

  17. Recently Ajjikuttira Kariappa Subbaiah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Journalist
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ajjikuttira Kariappa Subbaiah, the first president of BJP in the State who later turned a bitter critic of the party, passed away due to age related complications.

  18. Recently Chief Secretary Lalat Indu Parija passed away.He was the former chief secretary of Which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Haryana
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Chief Secretary of Odisha Lalat Indu Parija passed away following a cardiac arrest.. He was 89. He was the Chief Secretary of the State twice, first for one month in 1983 and then for a year in 1986.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. what is the currency of Russia?
    A)Franc
    B)Ruble
    C)Euro
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of Goldman Sachs?
    A)Washington DC
    B)London
    C)NewYork
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Paytm?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Noida
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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