Current Affairs Quiz: August 07, 2019

Current Affairs 7 August 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently The Centre has approved Kosi Mechi river interlinking project in which state?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has approved a Kosi-Mechi river interlinking project in Bihar. Estimated cost of the project is Rs 4,900 crore.

  2. Which state government flagged off 5 Anti Riot police vehicle “Vajra”?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh State Home Minister Bamang Felix flagged of 5 Anti-Riot police vehicle, also known as Vajra, from Police Headquarter in Itanagar.

  3. Which state government recently passed bills against mob lynching and honour killing becoming second state to do so?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Haryana
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Rajasthan Assembly passed Bills against mob lynching and honour killing, which make the cognisable, non–bailable and non-compoundable offences with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh. The bill to curb honour killing also has a provision of the death penalty for the convict.

  4. Which country has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United States has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”. The US has accused China of using yuan to gain “unfair competitive advantage” in trade.

  5. Recently NASA discovered Which super earth planet in early 2019?
    A)ZJ 456 d
    B)IP 234 e
    C)KL 250 e
    D)GJ 357 d
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Super-Earth planet named GJ 357 d was discovered in early 2019 owing to NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a mission designed to comb the heavens for exoplanets.

  6. Which company recently acquired a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd?
    A)Walmart
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd will acquire a majority stake in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs fashion portal Fynd, for Rs 295.25 crore ($41.9 million at current exchange rates).

  7. According to a study by Euromonitor International tracking Asia’s largest retailers,Which company is India’s top retailer?

    A)Amazon
    B)Walmart
    C)Ebay
    D)Snapdeal

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    US retail giant Walmart is India’s top retailer, according to a study by Euromonitor International tracking Asia’s largest retailers.

  8. Who has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s Player of the month of July 2019?
    A)KL Rahul
    B)Rohit Sharma
    C)R Ashwin
    D)Ravindra Jadeja
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s Player of the month of July 2019.

  9. Recently Dwayne Johnson announced his retirement.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Journalist
    C)Poet
    D)Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as ‘The Rock’, has officially announced his retirement from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

  10. Which Actor launched Mission Shakti sports initiative in Maharashtra ?
    A)Varun Dhawan
    B)Salman Khan
    C)Aamir Khan
    D)Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Film actor Aamir Khan attended the launch function of Mission Shakti, an initiative by Maharashtra minister Sudhir Mungantiwar to train athletes from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli for international events like the Olympics.

  11. Recently VG Siddhartha passed away.He was the founder of Which company?
    A)Pizza Hut
    B)Dominos
    C)McDonald’s
    D)Café Coffee Day
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    V.G. Siddhartha, the founder of India’s largest coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) , was found dead, 36 hours after he went missing near Mangaluru in southern Karnataka state.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Walmart?
    A)Bella Vista,USA
    B)Springdale,USA
    C)Rogers,USA
    D)Arkansas,USA
    View Answer
    Option D

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

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