Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 7th August 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 7th August 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – August 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 7th August 2019

1. Publicis Sapient, and _________ announced their partnership supporting the launch of the world’s first end-to-end digital trade bank, Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank.

A. Google
B. Microsoft
C. Infosys
D. L&T
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Microsoft

Explanation: Both aided in the creation of the entirely new bank. By addressing the challenge of creating a revolutionary digital banking solution, AGTB will offer a transformational service in the sector.

2.___________ has prepared a detailed set of rules for a new ‘Informant Mechanism’ under its Prohibition of Insider Trading (PIT) Regulations.

  1. SEBI
  2. NITI Aayog
  3. Finance Ministry
  4. TRAI
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. SEBI

Explanation: It must be mentioned here that ‘insider trading’ is the trading of securities while in possession of unpublished price sensitive information, which is mainly carried out in a clandestine manner.

3._________ passed a bill against honour killing, with punishment ranging from life imprisonment to death sentence.

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Punjab
  4. MP
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Rajasthan 

Explanation: The bill titled, ‘Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill, 2019’ was recently passed, which was introduced by minister Shanti Dhariwal in the House.

According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures:

– 28 cases in 2014

– 251 cases in 2015

– 77 cases in 2016 were reported with motive as honour killing.

4. The Lok Sabha has been adjourned sine die a day before schedule. This budget session of the Lok Sabha had 37 sittings and sat for _______ hours. 

  1. 134
  2. 180
  3. 267
  4. 280
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. 280

Explanation: This was the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha. It was earlier scheduled to end on 26 July but was later extended for business till 7 August.

5. Lok Sabha recently passed ___________________, which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy.

  1. Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019
  2. Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016
  3. Child Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019
  4. Altruistic Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019
  5.  None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019

Explanation: This bill regulates altruistic surrogacy and prohibits commercial surrogacy. It provides for constituting:

– National Surrogacy Board

– State Surrogacy Boards

According to the bill, “Surrogacy is a practice where a woman gives birth to a child for an eligible couple and agrees to hand over the child to them after the birth.”

6. Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) bank has appointed _______ as its interim CEO.

  1. John Flint
  2. Noel Quinn
  3. Mark Tucker
  4. Ren Michael
  5. E. None of these
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Correct Answer – B. Noel Quinn

Explanation: After serving 18 months in the bank, Chief Executive Officer John Flint, has stepped down. As per reports, the reason behind Fint’s decision is a result of differences in opinion over the execution of his strategy.

7. Resource Assistance for Colleges with Excellence (RACE), a new higher education model has been launched in ________.

  1. MP
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Telangana
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Rajasthan

Explanation: The model will create a pool for sharing of facilities, that will ultimately benefit the colleges lacking infrastructure. Until the new appointments are made, the RACE is expected to help channelise available resources.