Current Affairs Quiz – 06 August 2019

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  1. The United States Treasury has recently officially labeled which country as “currency manipulator”?
    A) Israel

    B) Australia
    C) India
    D) China
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The US Treasury has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”. Currency manipulation is a situation when a country intentionally influences the exchange rate between its currency and the US dollar to gain “unfair competitive advantage in international trade”. 
  2. Which of these companies will acquire the google-backed online platform ‘Fynd’?
    A) Tata Group

    B) Reliance Industries Limited
    C) Wipro
    D) ITC Limited
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Ltd. has announced to buy majority stake in a Mumbai based technology startup ‘Fynd’ which is funded by Google, in a move to transform into online powerhouse. 
  3. The Mission Shakti sports initiative has been launched by which state to train rural athletes for Olympics?
    A) Maharashtra

    B) Rajasthan
    C) Assam
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Indian Film actor Aamir Khan launched the Maharashtra government’s sports initiative named Mission Shakti on August 4, 2019. Mission Shakti sports initiative aims to train athletes from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts of the state for international events like the Olympics that would help to bring laurels to India in the future.
  4. Which Indian city has recently launched India’s first 3-D Smart Traffic Signal named as ‘Intelights’?
    A) Bhopal

    B) Amritsar
    C) Mohali
    D) Gurugram
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Mohali traffic police have launched 3-D Smart Traffic Signal dubbed as ‘Intelights’, which is first-of-its-kind initiative in India, to curb the rising problem of traffic congestion. 
  5. Apple has partnered with which company to launch its credit card Apple Card?
    A) Morgan Stanley

    B) Goldman Sachs
    C) JPMorgan Chase
    D) Credit Suisse
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Apple in partnership with Goldman Sachs has started the issue of its Credit Card that is named “Apple Card”. The issue has been started from August 06, 2019. 
  6. Professional cricketer Brendon McCullum has announced to retire from all forms of competitive cricket. He represented which country?
    A) England

    B) South Africa
    C) Australia
    D) New Zealand
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has announced to retire from all forms of competitive cricket after the conclusion of the ongoing Global T20 Canada. The 37-year-old former Black Caps skipper had already retired from all forms of international cricket in 2016 but continued to play various T20 leagues across the globe. 
  7. When is the Hiroshima Day celebrated annually?
    A) August 5

    B) August 4
    C) August 6
    D) August 3
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Hiroshima Day takes place every year on August 6 to commemorate the day in August 1945 when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6 by United States, followed a few days later by another drop on the city of Nagasaki on August 9. 
  8. What is the total stake that will be acquired by Reliance Industries Limited in google-backed FYND?
    A) 81.5%

    B) 87.6%
    C) 92.8%
    D) 79.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    RIL has agreed to buy 87.6% in Shopsense Retail Technologies Pvt, which operates the Fynd platform for Rs 295 crore($42 million/Rs 2.95 billion) with an option to further invest Rs 100 crore. The deal is expected to be completed by December 2021.

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