Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 8th August 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz– 8th August 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – August 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 8th August 2019

1. Bangladesh signed a deal with ______ for the supply of uranium for its 2,400 MW Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP).

  1. Israel
  2. France
  3. India
  4. Russia
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Russia

Explanation: Bangladesh, having a population of 160 million, is planning to produce 9% of its electricity from nuclear power. It is worth mentioning that both nations have also signed ‘spent fuel sent back’ agreement in 2017 for management of RNPP nuclear waste. It is worth mentioning that India has not been engaging with Pakistan since 2016 Pathankot attack.

2._________ has made India proud with a third successive victory in the beauty pageant Miss World Diversity. 

  1. Naaz Joshi
  2. Alopa Arsh
  3. Abhya Aghamani
  4. Charu Meena
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Naaz Joshi

Explanation: Naaz was crowned Miss World Diversity 2019 in Mauritius. She competed against 14 other international contestants in Mauritius. Born a transgender, Naaz is a resident of Malviya Nagar, New Delhi.

3.Who has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s (PCA) Player for the month of July 2019 for his consistent performances in the county championships?

  1. R Ashwin
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Virat Kohli
  4. Rahul Dravid
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. R Ashwin

Explanation: Before heading to Tamil Nadu Premier League, Ashwin has played 3 matches for Nottinghamshire. It is worth mentioning that he was signed by the Nottinghamshire as their overseas player.

4. Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) monetary policy committee (MPC) lowered its repo rate by an unconventional ____ basis points. 

  1. 10
  2. 25
  3. 35
  4. 50
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 35

Explanation: All members of the MPC (Monetary policy committee) unanimously voted to reduce the policy repo rate. The path of CPI inflation is now estimated at 3.1% for the 2nd quarter of FY20.

5. Indian government has sought 52 acres of land from ________ to expand the runway of Agartala’s Maharaja Bir Bikram airport.

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Myanmar
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Bhutan
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Bangladesh

Explanation: The additional land sought is in the Brahmanbaria district of eastern Bangladesh. It is worth mentioning that AAI is now working to upgrade it to international standards in a ₹438-crore project.

6. Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings (RIIHL) is investing Rs _________ in Mumbai-based Fynd as part of its focus on consumer businesses and mobile phone services.

  1. 295.20 crore
  2. 515.21 crore
  3. 95.27 crore
  4. 1005.77 crore
  5. None of these
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Correct Answer – A. 295.20 crore

Explanation: Fynd is an Indian technology startup funded by Google. It acts as an inventory management platform. Notably, Reliance has been increasing investments and acquisitions in the tech and Internet space.

7. India contributed USD _________ to the UN Palestine refugee agency recently.

  1. 3 million
  2. 5 million
  3. 8 million
  4. 10 million
  5. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 5 million

Explanation: It is worth mentioning that India increased its annual financial assistance to the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) by four fold. UNRWA is mandated to provide life-saving services to Palestinian refugees across its five fields of operation (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank, including East Jerusalem & Gaza Strip).