Current Affairs Quiz: August 31, 2021

Current Affairs 31 August 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently in which city/UT world’s highest altitude movie theatre has been opened?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Lakshadweep
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Jammu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A newly launched mobile digital movie theatre in Ladakh has made theatre history as the highest theatre in the world. The inflatable theatre has been established at an altitude of 11,562 feet at the Paldan area of Leh in Ladakh.
  2. Which series was introduced by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for seamless transfer of vehicles?
    A) Bharat Series
    B) Vande Series
    C) India Series
    D) Desh Series
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government introduced a new registration mark for new vehicles under the “Bharat series (BH-series)” to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles, informed Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.
  3. In which state,Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated “My Pad,My Right” project?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Nagaland
    C) Tripura
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Tripura, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated a project called ‘My Pad, My Right’ initiated by NABARD and NABFOUNDATION at Killa village in Gomati district on the second and concluding day of her visit to the state.
  4. How much amount of development package was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for Tripura Tribal Areas?
    A) ₹1050 cr
    B) ₹1150 cr
    C) ₹1200 cr
    D) ₹1300 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman promised that a Rs 1300-crore project for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure Development for Tripura’s Tribal areas would be cleared within the next 10 days.
  5. Recently Central government’s flagship financial inclusion programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana completed how many years on August 28,2021?
    A) 7
    B) 8
    C) 6
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Central government’s flagship financial inclusion programme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana completes seven years on August 28,2021.
  6. Recently the centre has formed a committee to streamline revenue litigation.It will be comprising of representatives from which of the following?
    A) National Informatics Centre
    B) Law Ministry
    C) CBDT
    D) All of the above
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has formed a committee to streamline revenue litigation pending before the Supreme Court, solicitor general Tushar Mehta told the top court after the judges sought reduction in long delays in filing tax appeals.
  7. Which INS participated from Indian side with Germany in a exercise in Gulf of Aden?
    A) Trikand
    B) Bayrem
    C) Akash
    D) Agni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Navies of India and Germany carried out a joint exercise, which included helicopter landings and search and seizure operations, in Gulf of Aden near Yemen.
  8. Recently RBI made enhancements to Indo Nepal Remittances Facility where it hadincreased the ceiling per transaction to how much amount from ₹50000?
    A) ₹75000
    B) ₹3 lakh
    C) ₹1 lakh
    D) ₹2 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has made enhancements to the Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility Scheme, whereby the ceiling per transaction has been increased four-fold to ₹2 lakh and the cap of 12 remittances in a year per remitter has been removed.
  9. Recently The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased incentives for banks for the distribution of coins to the general public to how much per bag?
    A) ₹40
    B) ₹25
    C) ₹65
    D) ₹50
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased incentives for banks for the distribution of coins to the general public to Rs 65 per bag with effect from September 1.Currently, the incentive is Rs 25 per bag.
  10. What is the issue price(per gram) of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2021-22 announced by RBI recently ?
    A) ₹4732
    B) ₹4789
    C) ₹4832
    D) ₹4935
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India has announced issue price for Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 – Series VI. RBI has fixed price of 4,732 Rupee per gram for bonds which will be available for subscription from August 30,2021 and will remain open till 3rd September 2021.
  11. Which company opened its start-up accelerator and co-working space in the International Financial Services Centre at GIFT City recently ?
    A) SunX
    B) Mphasis
    C) FinX Labs
    D) Google
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    FinX Labs opened its start-up accelerator and co-working space in the International Financial Services Centre at GIFT CIty. FinX Labs has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Stock Exchange (NSE) as a knowledge partner.
  12. Which Application was launched by LIC recently for its agents?
    A) Ananda
    B) Tarun
    C) Leaders
    D) Groww
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has launched the mobile application of its digital paperless solution, “ANANDA” for LIC agents. ANANDA stands for Atma Nirbhar Agents New Business Digital Application.
  13. As per recent data,which is the top state in total FDI equity inflows in 2021-22?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has attracted total FDI inflow of 22.53 billion dollars during April to June, this year which is 90 per cent higher as compared to first three months of 2020-21 which was 11.84 billion dollars.
  14. According to the 2021 Global DeFi Adoption Index by blockchain data platform Chainalysis,what is India rank in terms of DeFi adoption?
    A) 6th
    B) 4th
    C) 5th
    D) 3rd
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    DeFi or decentralised finance represents one of the fastest growing and most innovative sectors of the cryptocurrency economy, and India ranks sixth in terms of DeFi adoption, according to the 2021 Global DeFi Adoption Index by blockchain data platform Chainalysis.
  15. Who won the Belgian Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Mark Henry
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix without racing even a single lap as half-points were awarded for only the sixth time in Formula One history.
  16. Who was appointed as new CMD of Bharat Earth Movers Limited?
    A) Deepak Sharma
    B) RK Sinha
    C) Debashish Singh
    D) Amit Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), an Indian Public Sector Undertakings, has appointed Amit Banerjee as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD).
  17. Who has been given the additional charge of Punjab and the Union Territory of Chandigarh as governor?
    A) Manoj Sinha
    B) vP Singh Badnore
    C) Anandiben Patel
    D) Banwarilal Purohit
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been given the additional charge of Punjab and the Union Territory of Chandigarh, according to an official statement issued.
  18. Which states 3 municipal corporation got water plus certification from Union Ministry of Housing and Urban AffaIRS?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Assam
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has recognised three municipal corporations in Andhra Pradesh with ‘Water Plus‘ certification. With this, Andhra Pradesh has become the first state to be recognized with more than one ‘Water Plus’ certified municipal corporation.Overall, nine municipalities across the country were awarded the ‘Water Plus’ certification.
  19. India and which other country’s Covid study has been awarded the ‘Guinness World Records’ title for the world’s largest scientific collaboration?
    A) USA
    B) France
    C) Germany
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    worldwide COVID-19 study led by UK experts and conducted at Indian hospitals among others around the world has been awarded the ‘Guinness World Records’ title for the world’s largest scientific collaboration, involving over 140,000 patients in 116 countries.
  20. Which ministry launched the country’s first ‘Quantum Computer Simulator (QSim) Toolkit’?
    A) Ministry of Electronics and IT
    B) Ministry of Renewable Energy
    C) Ministry of Railways
    D) Ministry of Finance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India launched the country’s first ‘Quantum Computer Simulator (QSim) Toolkit’.
  21. Recently Buddhadeb Guha passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Sports
    C) Actor
    D) Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eminent Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha, author of many notable works such as Madhukari (Honey Gatherer), has died. He was 85.
  22. When is National Sports Day observed?
    A) August 29
    B) August 30
    C) August 31
    D) August 28
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Sports Day is celebrated every year in India on 29 August. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand.
  23. When is National Small Industry Day observed?
    A) August 27
    B) August 28
    C) August 29
    D) August 30
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year on August 30, the country celebrates National Small Industry Day.
  24. When is International Day Against Nuclear Test observed?
    A) August 25
    B) August 26
    C) August 29
    D) August 30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed every year on August 29.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Germany?
    A) Berlin
    B) Athens
    C) Amsterdam
    D) San Francisco
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of LIC?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Bharat Earth Movers Limited?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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