Current Affairs Quiz: August 2019 UPSC, SSC, Competitive Exam (SET-30)

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Q1.Karman Kaur Thandi is associated with which sports?

[A] Tennis
[B] Hockey
[C] Badminton
[D] Basketball

Answer: A [Tennis]

Q2.What is the theme of the 2019 World Day against Trafficking in Persons?

[A] Protect rights of human trafficking victims
[B] Act to protect and assist trafficked persons
[C] Unite to eradicate human trafficking
[D] Responding to the trafficking of children and young people

Answer: D [Responding to the trafficking of children and young people]

Q3.The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed pact with which bank for a long-term unsecured loan to the tune of Rs 25,000 crore?

[A] Bank of Maharashtra
[B] Punjab National Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] HDFC Bank

Answer: C [State Bank of India ]

Q4.Which rescue operation has been launched by Indian Army in the flood-hit areas of Kerala?

[A] Operation Madad
[B] Operation Sahyog
[C] Operation Surya Hope
[D] Operation Surya Hope

Answer: B [Operation Sahyog]

Q5.Which country’s U-20 football team has won the 2019 Cotif Cup football tournament ?

[A] Venezuela
[B] Mauritania
[C] India
[D] Argentina

Answer: D [Argentina]

Q6.Which space agency has successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe mission to touch the Sun?

[A] Roscosmos

Answer: B [NASA]

Q7.Which acclaimed personality has been selected for 2019 Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award for promoting communal harmony and peace.?

[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Muzaffar Ali
[C] Amitabh Bachchan
[D] Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Answer: D [Gopalkrishna Gandhi]

Q8.Which country ‘s women team has clinched gold in the Blitz event at the Asian Nations Chess Cup 2019?

[A] China
[B] Vietnam
[C] India
[D] Bhutan

Answer: C [India]

Q9.Who has been sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC)?

[A] Aniruddha Bose
[B] Mukesh R Shah
[C] R Rajagopal
[D] Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani

Answer: D [Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani]

Q10.The famous Goddess Meenakshi Amman temple, which has got its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest), is located in which state?

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

Answer: B [Tamil Nadu]

Q11.The repatriation process of Bru tribals will start from which state to Mizoram from 14th August 2019?

[A] Bihar
[B] Bengal
[C] Assam
[D] Tripura

Answer: D [Tripura]

Q12.On which date, the 2019 World Organ Donation Day (WODD) has been observed recently?

[A] August 11
[B] August 13
[C] August 14
[D] August 12

Answer: B [August 13]

Q13.What is the current repo rate, as per 3rd bi-monthly monetary policy review for of 2019-19 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

[A] 6.50%
[B] 6.00%
[C] 6.25%
[D] 6.75%

Answer: A [6.50%]

Q14.Who will be the director of the 11th edition of the India Art Fair 2019?

[A] Imran Qureshi
[B] G Ravinder Reddy
[C] Zoya Siddiqui
[D] Jagdip Jagpal

Answer: D [Jagdip Jagpal]

Q15.Which of the following has become the India’s first tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its native script?

[A] Maithili
[B] Santhali
[C] Bodo
[D] Dogri

Answer: B [Santhali]

Q16.What is the India’s rank in the United Nation’s E-Government Development Index (EGDI) 2019?

[A] 100th
[B] 88th
[C] 75th
[D] 96th

Answer: D [96th]

Q17.Which Indian-American personality has won the International Geography Bee World Championship 2019 in junior varsity division?

[A] Anand Sharma
[B] Avi Goel
[C] Sam Mehta
[D] Janaki Ammal

Answer: B [Avi Goel]

Q18.Which of the following has been declared the cleanest railway station in the A1 category, as per 2019 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Tirupati
[C] Jodhpur
[D] Warangal

Answer: C [Jodhpur ]

Q19.Which state government has approved an unemployment allowance scheme “Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam”?

[A] Telangana
[B] Karnataka
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

Answer: C [Andhra Pradesh]

Q20.As per which act, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the transfer of surplus amounting to Rs 500 billion to the Union Government for FY18?

[A] Banking Regulation Act, 1949
[B] RBI Act, 1934
[C] Banking Regulation Act, 1989
[D] All of the above

Answer: B [RBI Act, 1934]

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