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Monthly Current Affairs Quiz: August 2021

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Question 1

Consider the following statements regarding the 'INDRA NAVY – 21'.

i. It is a biennial bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy.

ii. It was held in the Baltic Sea.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 2

Which ministry has released “Biotech-PRIDE Guidelines”?

Question 3

Which country’s uncrewed Nauka laboratory module was launched to the International Space Station (ISS)?

Question 4

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the recently launched e-RUPI?

i. It has been developed by the Reserve Bank of India.

ii. It is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment.

iii. It is a QR code or SMS string-based e-Voucher.

Question 5

Consider the following statements regarding India’s UNSC (United Nations Security Council) presidency.

i. India assumed the presidency of the UNSC for the month of August, 2021.

ii. This is India’s second presidency during its 2021-22 tenure as a non-permanent member of the UNSC.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 6

Which Union Ministry has formulated a scheme, namely Information-Monitoring, Evaluation and Social Audit (I-MESA) in FY 2021-22?

Question 7

The Union Health Ministry has announced how much reservation for the OBCs in the All India Quota scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical / dental courses from 2021-22 onwards?

Question 8

Which edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) was held between Indian Navy and Indonesian Navy in July 2021?

Question 9

Consider the following statements regarding the recently reopened Haldibari-Chilahati railway link.

i. It is between India and Nepal.

ii. It was operational till 1965.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 10

The combined Index of Eight Core Industries increased by what percent as compared to the Index of June 2020?

Question 11

Which of the following industries is not part of the Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI)?

Question 12

Who has been named as a recipient of the Lokmanya Tilak National Award for 2021?

Question 13

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the recently released “Hunger Hotspots” report?

i. The World Economic Forum released it.

ii. There are 23 global hunger hotspots in the world.

iii. Ethiopia is a global hunger hotspot.

Question 14

Which has released a Report on the Power Distribution Sector titled ‘Turning Around the Power Distribution Sector’?

Question 15

Name the noted author and the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, who passed away recently.

Question 16

Which government agency has launched the Compliance Information Portal (CIP)?

Question 17

Which state has received the SKOCH award for its scheme ‘Silpasathi’?

Question 18

What is the name of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) that has begun its maiden sea trials?

Question 19

Which has released the SATNAV Policy-2021?

Question 20

Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation of Forensic Sciences Institute in which city of Uttar Pradesh?

Question 21

Which of the following statements is/are correct about Neeraj Chopra?

i. He won a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

ii. He is the second Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympics after shooter Abhinav Bindra.

iii. He is the first athlete from independent India to win an Olympic medal in a track-and-field discipline.

Question 22

Who is the first Indian woman to win two individual medals at the Olympics?

Question 23

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the highest sporting honour of India, has been renamed after whom?

Question 24

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the highest motorable road in the world at………..

Question 25

In which category, wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya won a silver medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020?

Question 26

Consider the following statements regarding the PM-DAKSH Portal.

i. It was launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

ii. This Portal makes the skill development schemes accessible to the target groups of Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and Safai Karamcharis.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 27

‘Mission Karmayogi’, a national programme is related to…………..

Question 28

Which has developed the country's first Earthquake Early Warning Mobile Application 'Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert'?

Question 29

Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’.

i. It was a bilateral exercise between Indian Navy and Israeli Navy.

ii. It was held off the coast of Abu Dhabi.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 30

Which has released the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) titled "Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis"?

Question 31

Who is the first woman to be appointed as the director of the Zoological Survey of India?

Question 32

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Ujjwala scheme?

i. Ujjwala 2.0 was launched at Alwar, Rajasthan.

ii. In Ujjwala 2.0, Migrants will not be required to submit ration cards or address proof to get LPG connections.

iii. Ujjwala 1.0 was launched at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Question 33

Indian Navy recently conducted the first Naval Exercise ‘Al-Mohed Al-Hindi 2021’ with which country?

Question 34

In August 2021, which paramilitary force commissioned its first two women officers in combat?

Question 35

Which state government has renamed Kakori Conspiracy as Kakori Train Action?

Question 36

When is International Youth Day observed?

Question 37

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Global Youth Development Index 2020?

i. Singapore has topped the index.

ii. India is ranked 122nd.

iii. The report was released by the World Youth Alliance.

Question 38

Consider the following statements regarding the Quality of Life for Elderly Index.

i. It was released by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).

ii. Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh are top-scoring regions in Aged and Relatively Aged States, respectively.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 39

Which city has become India’s first "Water Plus" city?

Question 40

Which day will be celebrated as National Javelin Throw Day in India?

Question 41

Which city will host the 130th edition of Durand Cup Football Tournament?

Question 42

Which Indian airport has been ranked as the best airport of the country as per the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021 list?

Question 43

In August 2021, the Indian Navy took part in which the U.S. Navy-led exercise in Singapore?

Question 44

Which of the following airports has topped the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2021?

Question 45

Consider the following statements under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy.

i. It is proposed that commercial vehicles be de-registered after 15 years in case of failure to get the fitness certificate.

ii. It is proposed that Private Vehicles be de-registered after 20 years if found unfit or in case of a failure to renew registration certificate.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 46

Which of the following countries organised the IBSA Tourism Ministers’ meeting in August 2021?

Question 47

Which rocket recently failed to put Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-03) in orbit?

Question 48

Which state government has announced the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)?

Question 49

Consider the following statements regarding the Transparency Index: Rating of Pollution Control Boards on Public Disclosure Report.

i. The report was released by NITI Aayog.

ii. The State Pollution Control Board of Odisha and Telangana have been ranked first in the report.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 50

The world's second-largest refurbished Gene Bank has been established in which nation?

Question 51

How many Hunar Haat will be organised across the country as a part of "Amrit Mahotsav" of 75 years of India’s Independence?

Question 52

India’s first Drone Forensic Lab & Research Centre has been inaugurated in which state?

Question 53

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ‘IndiGau’?

i. It is India’s first Cattle Genomic Chip.

ii. It is purely indigenous and the largest cattle chip of the world.

iii. It was developed by the National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NAIB), Hyderabad.

Question 54

Consider the following statements regarding the Exercise Konkan 2021.

i. It is a joint Naval Exercise between India and France.

ii. It waswas held in the Baltic Sea.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 55

Which of the following has unveiled the first composite Financial Inclusion Index (FI-Index)?

Question 56

A group of botanists have recently discovered an algal species with an ‘umbrella head’ from which Islands?

Question 57

Who was the creator of puzzle Sudoku and known as “Godfather of Sudoku” died recently?

Question 58

Consider the following statements regarding the UNITE AWARE Platform.

i. India in collaboration with the United Kingdom launched it.

ii. It is a technology platform to ensure the safety and security of peacekeepers.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 59

Which country will host the second United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) in October 2022?

Question 60

“5th meeting of BRICS Industry Ministers” was held under the chairship of which country?

Question 61

Which police has inaugurated a community policing programme 'Ummeed'?

Question 62

Recently, India and Vietnam Navies have carried out bilateral maritime exercise in which region?

Question 63

Consider the following statements regarding the recently inaugurated multiple projects in Somnath.

i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated multiple projects in Somnath.

ii. The projects will be completed under the SAATHI Scheme.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 64

When was PM-KUSUM scheme launched?

Question 65

In August 2021, which state government has announced 4 new districts in the state?

Question 66

A team of biologists has discovered a new species of frog Adi Cascade’ from which state?

Question 67

Former Chief Minister Kalyan Singh passed away recently, was the Chief Minister of which state?

Question 68

Consider the following statements regarding the Ubharte Sitaare Fund (USF).

i. The fund has been set up by the RBI.

ii. It has been launched for export-oriented firms and startups.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 69

NTPC Ltd has commissioned the largest floating solar PV project of 25MW at……..

Question 70

In August 2021, Indian Navy participated in a bilateral maritime exercise ‘Zair-Al-Bahr’ in the Persian Gulf with which country?

Question 71

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ‘Yuktdhara’ portal?

i. The Ministry of Science and Technology launched it.

ii. It will help in facilitating new MGNREGA assets using Remote Sensing and GIS (Geographic Information System) based information.

iii. It is a new portal under Bhuvan.

Question 72

India's first Smog Tower inaugurated in which State/UT?

Question 73

Which Institute has developed India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair vehicle ‘NeoBolt’?

Question 74

In August 2021, Indian Navy participated in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with which country in the West Philippine Sea?

Question 75

Who will become the first Indian to receive the Congressional Gold Medal?

Question 76

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Global Manufacturing Risk Index 2021?

i. India is ranked 2nd.

ii. The USA has topped the index.

iii. The report was released by the World Economic Forum.

Question 77

The Amrit Mahotsav Shri Shakti Innovation Challenge 2021has been launched by which organisation in partnership with UN Women in India?

Question 78

What name has India given to its operation to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan?

Question 79

The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs recently unveiled ‘EASE 4 .0’ for 2021-22 . It is related to……….

Question 80

Which airport has been named as the Maharaja Agrasen International Airport?
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