Current Affairs Quiz: August 2019 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-11)

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Q1:Commandos For Railway Security ‘CORAS’ is a special railway unit for Indian railways under _.

A] Railway Police Force
B] Railways’ Protected Force
C] Railways’ Protective Force
D] Railway Protection Force

Answer: D[Railway Protection Force]

Q2:The Inter-State Council was reconstituted with Prime Minister Modi as its chairman under Article __ of the Constitution.

A] 261
B] 269
C] 273
D] 263

Answer: D[263]

Q3:__ was awarded Prem Bhatia Award 2019 for his Political Reporting with a career spanning over three decades.

A] Sagarika Ghose
B] Rajdeep Sardesai
C] Barkha Dutt
D] Sudhir Chaudhary

Answer: B[Rajdeep Sardesai]

Q4:‘Panchamirtham’ of Palani temple in _ has got GI tag.

A] Tamil Nadu
B] Kerala
C] Karnataka
D] Andhra Pradesh

Answer: A[ Tamil Nadu]

Q6:Actor __ has been honoured with 2019 Charlie Chaplin award constituted by BAFTA LA]

A] John C] Reilly
B] Rob Brydon
C] Steve Coogan
D] Oliver Hardy

Answer: C[Steve Coogan]

Q7:__ has released final draft for Regulatory Sandbox Framework for Fintech companies.

D] Finance Ministry

Answer: C[RBI]

Q8:__ and Aditya Birla Health Insurance have signed bancassurance pact.

B] Axis Bank
C] HDFC Bank
D] Kotak Mahindra Bank

Answer: B[Axis Bank]

Q9:American Artistic Gymnast __ has become the first woman in the world to perform a ‘triple-double’ twist at USA Gymnastics Championships held at Kansas city, Missouri, US.

A] Gabby Douglas
B] Aly Raisman
C] Laurie Hernandez
D] Simone Biles

Answer: D[Simone Biles]

Q10:Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has approved the proposal to set up Indian Institute of Skills (IISs) in 3 locations viz. ___, Mumbai and AhmedabaD]

A] Jaipur
B] Nagpur
C] Kanpur
D] Bhopal

Answer: C[Kanpur]

Q11:Chairman of ISRO K Sivan was conferred with __ Government’s Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam awarD]

A] Karnataka
B] Tamil Nadu
C] Kerala
D] Andhra Pradesh

Answer: B[Tamil Nadu]

Q12:Indian Navy will host Naval Exercise MILAN in March _ in Vizag.

A] 2024
B] 2020
C] 2021
D] 2023

Answer: B[2020]

Q13:The current chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee is the Air chief marshal __.

A] Bipin Rawat
B] Birender Singh Dhanoa
C] Sunil Lanba
D] Arup Raha

Answer: B[Birender Singh Dhanoa]

Q14:The _ edition of World Education Summit-2019 was held in New Delhi.

A] 15th
B] 14th
C] 16th
D] 17th

Answer: B[14th]

Q15:The 5th Meeting of BRICS Minister of Environment was held in __, Brazil.

A] Brasilia
B] Salvador
C] Sao Paulo
D] Rio de Janeiro

Answer: C[Sao Paulo]

Q16:According to _, Aadhaar enabled Payment System has crossed milestone of 200 million transactions in July 2019.

B] Finance Ministry

Answer: C[NPCI]

Q17:Jyske Bank of __ has launched the world’s first negative interest home loan rate where the interest charge is minus 0.5% a year.

A] Sweden
B] Norway
C] Denmark
D] Poland

Answer: C[Denmark]

Q18:____ has announced new guidelines with ICC’s Gender Recognition Policy to include transgender players to play cricket.

A] Cricket Australia
B] South Africa Cricket Association
C] England and Wales Cricket Board
D] Cricket New Zealand

Answer: A[Cricket Australia]

Q19:Cricket Association of _ has been granted full membership in BCCI by the Committee of Administrators.

A] Himachal Pradesh
B] Rajasthan
C] Haryana
D] Uttarakhand

Answer: D[Uttarakhand]

Q20:Who is the Runner-up of UEFA Super Cup 2019?

A] Manchester United
B] Chelsea
C] Liverpool
D] Manchester City

Answer: B[Chelsea]

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