Current Affairs Quiz – 11 August 2019

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  1. The book named ‘Listening, Learning and Leading’ is based on which of these leaders?
    A) M. Venkaiah Naidu

    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Ramnath Kovind
    D) Sushma Swaraj
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah has launched the book ‘Listening, Learning and Leading’ that is based on Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu’s two years in office. The book was launched in Chennai. 
  2. The International Electric Vehicle (EV) Conclave 2019 was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai

    B) Chennai
    C) Gurugram
    D) New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    3rd International Electric Vehicle (EV) Conclave was held in Manesar, Gurugram.It was organized by the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) in association with India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA).
  3. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Chief Minister’s Green Manipur Mission?
    A) Kshetrimayum Margaret Devi

    B) Elangbam Valentina Devi
    C) Yumnam Kamala Devi
    D) Ngangom Bala Devi
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    9-year-old girl from Manipur, Elangbam Valentina Devi, has been made the brand ambassador of the Chief Minister’s Green Manipur Mission and all official tree-plantation activities taken up in the State.
  4. The current state of Jammu & Kashmir will be bifurcated into two UTs on____________
    A) October 31

    B) December 31
    C) August 31
    D) September 30
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 for bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir and creation of two Union Territories namely Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. These two new UTs will come into existence on October 31, 2019. 
  5. Anurag Adlakha has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of which bank?
    A) Punjab National Bank

    B) Syndicate Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Yes Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Anurag Adlakha has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Yes Bank. 
  6. Name the Indian state which has achieved the top rank among all Indian states in terms of highest GDP growth rate in 2018-19
    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) West Bengal
    C) Gujarat
    D) Kerala
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    West Bengal has topped the list of states in India in terms of GDP growth rate in 2018-19 with a GDP growth rate of 12.58%. The data is as per the table on GDP growth of states in 2018-19 published by the ministry of statistics and programme implementation. 
  7. Which player has won the 2019 Hyderabad Open?
    A) Parupalli Kashyap

    B) B. Sai Praneeth
    C) Sourabh Verma
    D) Lakshya Sen
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Indian Badminton champion Sourabh Verma has defeated Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew 21-13 14-21 21-16 to win the Hyderabad Open. 
  8. How many countries has been identified by the United States as major drug transit or illicit drug-producing countries?
    A) 22

    B) 25
    C) 32
    D) 35
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    US President Donald Trump has designated India among the 22 major drug transit or illicit drug-producing countries. 
  9. ‘Freedom Card’, India’s first corporate credit card for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has been launched by which company?
    A) Points

    B) SixPence
    C) EnKash
    D) Birch
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Business-to-business payments startup EnKash has launched India’s first corporate credit card for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The card is named ‘Freedom Card’. 
  10. The Indian Army has recently launched the “Mission Reach Out” in which of these places?
    A) Wayanad

    B) Kutch
    C) Kolhapur 
    D) Jammu
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Army has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu with an aim to ensure basic necessities and essential services in the region.  This has been done to ensure that after provisions of Article 370 has been canceled and reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir there is no problem in daily needs for the people of the region.
  11. Dayanidhi Nayak who died recently was a veteran _____________
    A) Journalist

    B) Freedom Fighter
    C) Actor/Director
    D) Industrialist
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak passed away at the age of 95. He was a part of Quit India movement during the Britishers Rule. 
  12. Who is the current Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise?
    A) Anant Geete

    B) Arjun Ram Meghwal
    C) Arvind Sawant
    D) Giriraj Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Honorable Minister is Arvind Sawant and Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises  – Arjun Ram Meghwal.
  13. Which of these leaders birth anniversary is observed on 31 October?
    A) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    B) Jawaharlal nehru
    C) B.R. Ambedkar
    D) Swami Vivekananda
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    31 October also marks the birth anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel.
  14. The Gachibowli Indoor Stadium is located in which state of India?
    A) Chennai

    B) Hyderabad
    C) Guwahati
    D) Ahmedabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad
  15. Who is the incumbent Chief Minister of Manipur?
    A) Conrad Sangma

    B) Pema Khandu
    C) Najma Heptulla
    D) N. Biren Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:N. Biren Singh

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