Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 2nd August 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 2nd August 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – August 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 2nd August 2019

1. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced free power for households consuming ____ units or less per month.

A. 100
B. 200
C. 350
D. 500
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 200

Explanation: This decision came less than 8 months ahead of polls in the national capital. While those consuming 201 to 401 units will continue to get 50% power subsidy from the government.

2. Who assumed charge of the office of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) ?

A. SC Verma
B. Dinesh Chakraborty
C. Guruprasad Mohapatra
D. Meena Deshmukh
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Guruprasad Mohapatra

Explanation: Prior to this, he served as Chairman of Airports Authority of India. Notably, he was involved in the process of converting Surat into one of the models of urban governance. He also held the position of Managing Director in several listed PSUs.

3. __________ launched “Happiness Utsav” in its schools to celebrate completion of a year of introduction of its happiness curriculum.

A. Delhi
B. Haryana
D. Punjab
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Delhi

Explanation: It is worth noting that the Delhi government is celebrating a fifteen-day long “Happiness Utsav” in its schools. A 45-minute Happiness class is organised daily in the government schools, which teaches children to be emotionally strong, how to increase confidence and remain happy.

4. The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 is to be held in _______.

A. New Delhi
B. Chandigarh
C. Shillong
D. Guwahati
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Shillong

Explanation: This is the 1st time the event is being organised in Northeastern region. This conference at Shillong is part of the DARPG’s 100 days initiatives in the new government. Its theme is ‘Digital India: Success to Excellence’.

5. A joint venture company namely _________ is to be set up with the participation of three Central Public Sector Enterprises, to ensure a consistent supply of critical and strategic minerals to Indian domestic market.

E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. KABIL

Explanation: KABIL stands for Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. It would carry out identification and processing of strategic minerals overseas for commercial use. The equity participation between NALCO, HCL and MECL is in the ratio of 40:30:30.

6. The 45th WorldSkills Competition will be held in which among the following countries?

A. Ukraine
B. Russia
C. India
D. Sri Lanka
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Russia

Explanation: WorldSkills currently has 79 Member countries & regions. The competition is currently held every 2 years. There are competitions in 56 skills across a wide range of industries.

7. The Innovation for Clean Air (IfCA) was recently launched in Bengaluru. It is a joint initiative of India & _____.

C. France
D. Russia
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. UK

Explanation: The programme is led by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It aims to provide a unique measurement system for air quality by integrating satellite & sensor data.