Current Affairs Quiz: August 29, 2021

Current Affairs 29 August 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which district topped the Niti Aayog’s North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report 2021-22 in terms of meeting sustainable development goals?
    A) Imphal
    B) Kiphire
    C) Guhawati
    D) East Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    East Sikkim has topped in terms of meeting sustainable development goals in the Niti Aayog’s North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report 2021-22 and Nagaland’s Kiphire featured at the bottom, as per the specified parameters.
  2. Which state became the second state after Karnataka to implement the National Education Policy 2020?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh becomes the second state after Karnataka to implement the National Education Policy 2020.
  3. Where is the foundation stone of Uttar Pradesh’s first AYUSH University laid?
    A) Gorakhpur
    B) Prayagraj
    C) Noida
    D) Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    On the third day of his visit to Uttar Pradesh, President Ram Nath Kovind, he laid the foundation stone of the state’s first AYUSH University. He also inaugurated the Mahayogi Guru Gorakhnath Vishwavidyalaya in Gorakhpur.
  4. Where is the Army Sports Institute’s stadium inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh which is named after Olympic gold medal winner Neeraj Chopra?
    A) Nasik
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Army Sports Institute’s stadium in Pune named after Olympic gold medal winner Neeraj Chopra.
  5. Drone Rules-2021 announced by the central government reduced the Yellow Zone from 45 kilometres to how many kilometres from the airport perimeter?
    A) 11
    B) 12
    C) 17
    D) 191
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has announced Drone Rules-2021 which reduced the Yellow Zone from 45 kilometres to 12 kilometres from the airport perimeter. No permission is required for operating a drone in Green Zones and upto 200 feet in the area between eight and twelve kilometres from the airport perimeter.
  6. Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Professional Accountants of which country to strengthen cooperation in matters of accountancy profession?
    A) Russia
    B) USA
    C) UK
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Cabinet has also approved the signing Memorandum of Understanding between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia.
  7. Where did the first ever G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment held?
    A) Germany
    B) Italy
    C) Sweden
    D) Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Irani addressed the First ever G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment which was held at Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy in a hybrid format.
  8. Which country has been elected to the Council of Administration (CA) and Postal Operations Council (POC) at the 27th UPU Congress in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) China
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has won the elections for membership of two key bodies of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), during the 27th UPU Congress in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    India got elected to the Council of Administration (CA) with 134 votes, out of 156 countries. The country received the highest votes in CA elections from South Asia and the Oceania region.
    Apart from this, India has also been elected to the Postal Operations Council (POC) with 106 votes. India will now work with all to strengthen cooperation in the Universal Postal Union.
  9. Who has become the brand ambassador of Delhi government’s ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ programme that is set to launch?
    A) Vidya Balan
    B) Sonu Sood
    C) Salman Khan
    D) Aamir Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Delhi government announced that actor Sonu Sood would be the brand ambassador of its ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ programme that is set to launch.
  10. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been given additional charge as the Governor of Punjab and which other state/UT?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Haryana
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh, in addition to his own duties from the date he assumes charge of the office of the Governor of Punjab.
  11. Gouri Ghosh who passed away was related to which field?
    A) Philanthropist
    B) Numerologist
    C) Elocutionist
    D) Businessman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Noted elocutionist of West Bengal Gouri Ghosh passed away in Kolkata after prolonged illness. She was 83.
  12. Where is SUKOON, a 24×7 Mental Health Helpline inaugurated that will offer guidance to persons or their well-wishers who are experiencing mental problems?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Odisha
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Commandant General, Home Gaurds and SDRF, V.K Singh and Principal Government Medical College, Jammu, Dr. Shashi Sudan inaugurated SUKOON, a 24×7 Mental Health Helpline at SDRF Headquarters, Jammu.
  13. Where did Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commission the state-of-the-art Indian Coast Guard Ship Vigraha?
    A) Panaji
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned the state-of-the-art Indian Coast Guard Ship Vigraha in Chennai Harbour. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned the state-of-the-art Indian Coast Guard Ship Vigraha in Chennai Harbour.

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  1. Where is the HQ of Universal Postal Union situated?
    A) Madrid, Spain
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) London, UK
    D) Paris, France
    View Answer
    Option B

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