Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 6th August 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 6th August 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – August 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 6th August 2019

1. Congress Rajya Sabha MP and chief whip _____________ resigned from the membership of the House opposing the party’s stand on the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

A. Bhubaneshwar Kalita
B. Sanjay Singh
C. Shakti Gohil
D. Priyanka Chaturvedi
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Bhubaneshwar Kalita

Explanation: Kalita was a Rajya Sabha member from Assam. He was due to retire on April 9, 2020. According to Kalita, Congress was committing suicide by opposing the abrogation of Article 370.

2. ISRO laid the foundation stone for the Space Situational Awareness Control Centre in _________.

A. Bengaluru
B. Hyderabad
C. Pune
D. Puri
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Bengaluru

Explanation: The control centre would facilitate the intensified activities foreseen for SSAM (Space Situational Awareness & Management). It would enable research activities pertaining to active debris removal.

3. Who was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)?

A. Saurav Ganguly
B. Arun Lal
C. Ramesh Chand
D. Rahul Dravid
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Arun Lal

Explanation: Lal played 16 Test matches and 13 One-Day Internationals for India between 1982 and 1989. He was a major figure in Bengal’s Ranji Trophy triumph in 1989.

4. Navegaon National Park, sometimes seen in the news, is in _________.

A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Kerala
D. Odisha
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Maharashtra

Explanation: It is located in eastern part of Maharashtra state. It was declared as a National park in the year of 1975. The name “Navegaon” comes from the word Nave + gaon.

5. Sangai festival, sometimes seen in the news, is celebrated by which state?

A. Assam
B. Manipur
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Kerala
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Manipur

Explanation: It is an annual cultural festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department every year. This aims to promote Manipur as a world class tourism destination. It showcases the best of what the state has to offer to the world.

6. Centre has approved a project worth Rs ___________ Kosi-Mechi river interlinking project.

A. 2300 crore
B. 4900 crore
C. 6700 crore
D. 9400 crore
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 4900 crore

Explanation: The project is likely to be completed in five years. It will irrigate 2.14 lakh hectares in four Seemanchal, once completed. It is worth mentioning that it is the 2nd major river interlinking project after the Ken-Betwa project in Madhya Pradesh.

7. __________ succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes.

A. Franky Zapata
B. Ellen MacArthur
C. James Cook
D. Clare Francis
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Franky Zapata

Explanation: Zapata completed the 35-km trip across the choppy waters of the English Channel in 22 minutes. On 27th July too, he attempted to cross the English Channel.