Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 3rd August 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 3rd August 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – August 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 3rd August 2019

1. Which Indian journalist has been named for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”?

  1. Sudhir Chaudhary
  2. Ravish Kumar
  3. Alka Yagnik
  4. Amish Devgan
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Ravish Kumar


Explanation: Kumar is among the five recipients of the 2019 Magsaysay award. The four other winners are:

– Ko Swe Win (Myanmar)

– Angkhana Neelapaijit (Thailand)

– Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab (Philippines)

– Kim Jong-Ki (South Korea)

Ramon Magsaysay Award is regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.

2. Nestle will invest ₹700 crore initially over the next two years to set up a new plant for Maggi noodles in _______.

  1. Punjab
  2. Gujarat
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Goa
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Gujarat

Explanation: This will be Nestle’s ninth factory in India. In India, Maggi notably competes with ITC’s Yippie Noodles. After a 2015 nationwide ban, this is company’s first such investment in a new manufacturing facility for production of Maggi.

3. Who was recently awarded with the prestigious Entrepreneur Award 2019?

  1. Ruhan Rajput
  2. Sid Sharma
  3. Vikas Nagpal
  4. Summit Mehra
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Ruhan Rajput

Explanation: Rajput was acknowledged for his contributions and achievements in the business industry. He is the co-founder and Director of Einfolge Technologies Pvt Ltd.

4. ___________ and Apollo Hospitals Group have joined hands to set up a National Clinical Coordination Committee (NCCC).

  1. Google India
  2. Microsoft India
  3. Facebook India
  4. MindTree
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Microsoft India

Explanation: The committee will work for the AI-powered Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score API. It will provide guidance on all cardiology and cardiovascular-related artificial intelligence projects.

5. A parliamentary delegation led by ___________ will visit the Maldives to participate in the 4th South Asian Speaker’s Summit.

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Amit Shah
  3. Om Birla
  4. Harivansh Verma
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Om Birla


Explanation: It is scheduled to be held on September 1 and 2. The last 3 summits were held in:

– Bangladesh (2016)

– India (2017)

– Sri Lanka (2018)

The summit will be held in Male. Its theme is “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals”.

6. In a first since Independence, a ‘Nagar Kirtan’ (religious procession) that started from ___________ entered into Punjab to mark the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Pakistan
  4. Myanmar
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – C. Pakistan

Explanation: The ‘Nagar Kirtan’ (religious procession) started from Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. It will culminate at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district. In addition to this, the cross-border Kartarpur corridor will be inaugurated in November.

7. Shemaroo Entertainment Limited announced the appointment of ___________ as Head, Human Capital.

  1. Deepti Dwivedi
  2. Tulsi Vajpayee
  3. Sonia Parth
  4. Suman Gulati
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Deepti Dwivedi

Explanation: Dwivedi comes with over 16 years of HR experience across entertainment, publishing house sector. Her last stint was at Sony Entertainment Television as HR Business Lead for Revenue Functions.