Current Affairs Quiz: August 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 August 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount has the Government allocated under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, FAME scheme till June this year?
    A) Rs 756 crore
    B) Rs 476 crore
    C) Rs 834 crore
    D) Rs 627 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Government has allocated over 756 crore rupees under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, FAME scheme till June this year.
  2. Which city has become the first in India to achieve hundred percent vaccination of its people against covid-19?
    A) Dehradun
    B) Manali
    C) Bhubaneshwar
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha capital Bhubaneswar has become the first city in India to achieve hundred percent vaccination of its people against covid-19.
  3. In August 2021, a hotline was established between Indian Army at Kongra La in North Sikkim and which country’s army?
    A) China
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Nepal
    D) Hong Kong
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A hotline was established between Indian Army at Kongra La in North Sikkim and People’s Liberation Army of China at Khamba Dzong in Tibetan Autonomous Region.
  4. Which bank has been empanelled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as an ‘Agency Bank‘ to facilitate transactions related to government businesses?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) IDFC First Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) Karur Vysya Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IndusInd Bank said it has been empanelled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as an ‘Agency Bank‘ to facilitate transactions related to government businesses.
  5. Which bank launched a new and enhanced security feature called ‘SIM Binding’ in its app?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    To safeguard the interest of its customers, Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has launched a new and enhanced security feature – ‘SIM Binding’ in YONO and YONO Lite app. With the SIM Binding feature, YONO and YONO Lite will work only on those devices which have the SIM Card of mobile numbers registered with the Bank.
  6. Which bank signed an MoU with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) – an initiative of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay – for extending exclusive credit facility to Start-ups and MSMEs?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Central Bank of India
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Bank entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) – an initiative of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay – for extending exclusive credit facility to Start-ups and MSMEs.
  7. Who is the writer of the book titled ‘In An Ideal World’?
    A) Kunal Basu
    B) Shekhar Shekhawat
    C) Mohit Nagpal
    D) Ranbir Malik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned writer Kunal Basu’s new novel titled ‘In An Ideal World’ is expected to release in early 2022, publisher Penguin Random House India announced recently.
  8. Arun Dey who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Filmmaker
    B) Writer
    C) Politician
    D) Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Trade union leader, activist and five-time MLA of Odisha, Arun Dey, passed away at the age of 75 at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
  9. Rashid Irani who passed away was related to which field?
    A) Media
    B) Politics
    C) Bollywood
    D) Musician
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Eminent film critic Rashid Irani, a much-loved figure in the cinema circles of the city, was found dead at his residence here. He was 74.
  10. Which institute has launched the country’s first Consortium for Virtual Reality called ‘Consortium for VR/AR/MR Engineering Mission in India’ (CAVE)?
    A) IIT Guwahati
    B) IIT Roorkee
    C) IIT Patna
    D) IIT Madras
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Institute of Technology Madras has launched the country’s first Consortium for Virtual Reality called ‘Consortium for VR/AR/MR Engineering Mission in India’ (CAVE). As a group of academia, industries, start-ups, and Government bodies, this consortium is being coordinated by IIT Madras.
  11. Which university has been recognised as the ‘District Green Champion’ for the academic year 2020-21 by the government?
    A) Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology
    B) Chitkara University
    C) Chandigarh University
    D) Lovely Professional University
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a major feat, Chitkara University, Patiala, has been recognised as the ‘District Green Champion’ for the academic year 2020-21 by the Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  12. Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Georgia
    B) Portugal
    C) Armenia
    D) Ukraine
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as the prime minister of Armenia by President Armen Sarkissian.
  13. Min Aung Hlaing take over as the prime minister of country?
    A) Myanmar
    B) Vietnam
    C) Thailand
    D) Cambodia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The State Administration Council of Myanmar has been reformed as ‘Caretaker government of Myanmar’ headed by the Chief of the Myanmar military Senior General Min Aung Hlaing as the Prime Minister.
  14. According to the data by the RBI, India’s services exports increased 24.1 per cent month-on-month to what amount in June 2021?
    A) USD 14.27 billion
    B) USD 17.09 billion
    C) USD 19.72 billion
    D) USD 18.34 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s services exports increased 24.1 per cent month-on-month to USD 19.72 billion in June 2021, the Reserve Bank of India said.

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