Current Affairs Quiz – 02 August 2019

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  1. What was the rank of India globally in terms of GDP as per World Bank’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rankings for the year 2018?
    A) 6th

    B) 7th
    C) 5th
    D) 8th
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India has been ranked at 7th in terms of GDP in the World Bank’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rankings in 2018. In 2018, India’s GDP was $2.72 trillion. 
  2. Who is the head of the task force on employment set up by Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM)?
    A) Bibek Debroy

    B) Rajiv Kumar
    C) Amitabh Kant
    D) V. K. Saraswat
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has set up a task force on employment. The task force is headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy. 
  3. The One Nation-One Ration Card scheme has been launched in how many states on pilot basis?
    A) 7

    B) 5
    C) 4
    D) 10
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The One Nation-One Ration Card scheme of the Government of India has been launched in four states on pilot basis on August 1, 2019. These 4 states are Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Under the scheme, families who have food security cards can buy subsidized foodgrains from any ration shop in these states.
  4. Name the first Indian bank with branch in China to get connected with the China’s National Advance Payment System (CNAPS)?
    A) Bank of India

    B) State Bank of India
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The State Bank of India (Shanghai branch) has become the first Indian Bank to be connected to the connected to China’s National Advance Payment System (CNAPS). 
  5. Who is the head of the reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM) on Mob lynchings?
    A) Nitin Gadkari

    B) S. Jaishankar
    C) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    D) Amit Shah
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Government has reconstituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) that was constituted in 2018 to combat lynchings. Now the GoM will be headed by Amit Shah. He has replaced Rajiv Gauba as the head. 
  6. The ‘Save Green, Stay Clean’ campaign has been launched by which state to preserve the greenery of the state?
    A) West Bengal

    B) Jharkhand
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The West Bengal government has launched an awareness campaign named as ‘Save Green, Stay Clean’ for preserving the greenery and keeping the environment clean in the state. 
  7. The national flag of India has been designed by ___________
    A) Tanguturi Prakasam
    B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
    C) Pingali Venkayya
    D) Rabindranath Tagore
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India is observing the 143rd birth anniversary of the renowned freedom fighter and the designer of the national flag Pingali Venkaiah on August 2, 2019.
  8. Based on the Water Stress Index 2019, India is the ___________ highest risk country globally in water crises
    A) 50th

    B) 46th
    C) 32nd
    D) 68th
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India has been ranked as the 46th highest risk country in the world in the Water Stress Index 2019, formulated by London-based risk analytics firm Verisk Maplecroft. 
  9. Name the Indian who has been selected for the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award?
    A) Sambit Patra

    B) Sudhir Chaudhary
    C) Arnab Goswami
    D) Ravish Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian Journalist, Ravish Kumar has been selected for the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award. He is a senior executive editor at NDTV new channel. 
  10. Who has taken over as the new Chairman of the Wipro Ltd.?
    A) Rohaan Premji

    B) Tariq Premji
    C) Rishad Premji
    D) Hasham Premji
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The son of Azim Premji, Rishad Premji has been appointed as the new executive chairman of Wipro Ltd. However, as announced earlier, Azim Premji will continue with the company as the non-executive director.
  11. When is the World Breastfeeding Week held?
    A) August 1-7

    B) July 25-31
    C) August 10-17
    D) July 30-August 5
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2019 is being observed from 1-7 August 2019. The theme of the World Breastfeeding Week 2019 is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding”.
  12. Malcolm Nash was a renowned player of___________
    A) Golf
    B) Cricket
    C) Hockey
    D) Football
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Former Welsh cricket player and coach Malcolm Nash, who played first-class cricket for Glamorgan has passed away. He was 74.
  13. Which country was the top most nation in terms of GDP in 2018 as per the World Bank’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rankings?
    A) Japan

    B) Germany
    C) China
    D) United States
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The US is on the top with a GDP of $20.5 trillion, followed by China on second with $13.6 trillion GDP. Third is Japan ($4.9 trillion),  Germany ($3.9 trillion) is fourth, UK ($2.82 trillion) is fifth and France ($2.77 trillion) is sixth. 
  14. India observed __________ birth anniversary of Pingali Venkaiah in 2019
    A) 143

    B) 150
    C) 122
    D) 101
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    India is observing the 143rd birth anniversary of the renowned freedom fighter and the designer of the national flag Pingali Venkaiah on August 2, 2019. 
  15. How many people have been selected for the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award?
    A) 1

    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 2
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Overall 5 people have been selected for the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award. The other four are: Ko Swe Win from Myanmar, Angkhana Neelapaijit from Thailand, Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab from Philippines and Kim Jong-Ki from South Korea.

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