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Current Affairs August 2019 MCQ Questions and Answers

1.

Which sport is added for the first time to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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2.

When did World Day Against Trafficking in Persons celebrated?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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3.

Delhi Government recently announced to provide free electricity to households consuming up electricity up to __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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4.

Which is the largest automobile manufacturing company in the world in the year 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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5.

Who is the author of the book " My Seditious Heart"?

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Answer : A

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6.

Dinesh Bhatia was named as the next Ambassador of India to __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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7.

Who was the founder of CCD(Cafe Coffee Day)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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8.

Who becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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9.

Who is the author of the book "The God of Small Things"?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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10.

The CM of this state launched Vhali Dikri Yojna for the welfare of the girl child.

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Answer : C

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11.

Which Indian Personality has honoured with the highest award of Republic of Guinea?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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12.

Name of the Indian journalist who has been selected for the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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13.

What is the position of India in the 2019 Water Stress Index?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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14.

With which of these countries India doesn't have FTA (Free Trade Agreement)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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15.

RBI's Money Museum will be set up in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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16.

Name the founder of the largest coffee chain in India, Cafe Coffee Day(CCD), who passed away recently.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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17.

Who won German Grand Prix?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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18.

Which state became first state in the country to adopt digital fingerprint and iris scanning system?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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19.

Which telecom company has decided to to shut down 3G network across India by March 2020?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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20.

Which Article was scrapped by the Parliament recently?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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21.

When is the World Wide Web Day celebrated?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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22.

Pathamadai Silk Mat has recently granted a GI tag. It belongs to which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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23.

ISRO has decided to setup Space Situational Awareness Control Centre in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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24.

Which government body will become paperless from the next session?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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25.

The e-Rozgar Samachar was launched by;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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26.

Naaz Joshi wins Miss World Diversity, she belongs to which country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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27.

Which player topped Forbes magazine's list of highest-paid women player in sports category?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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28.

Who is the present Governor of J&K?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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29.

How many UT will be in India once the articles 370 an 35A are completely are completely revoked?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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30.

Who was the first woman chief minister of Delhi?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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31.

The first product to have GI (Geographical Indication) Tag in India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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32.

Which Country is the largest Trade partner of India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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33.

Which is the largest 'Litchi' Producing state in India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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34.

The author of the book "Dance of trillions is"_____

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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35.

The 5th National Handloom Day (NHD), will be held in which city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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36.

Airtel's merger with which of the following entities is set to create world's biggest TV distribution entity?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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37.

Who among the following won the Bharat Ratna the country's highest civilian award 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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38.

Which museum has entered the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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39.

Which actors got best actor award in National Film Awards 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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40.

The first among the P-5 countries to say that revocation of article 370 is an internal matter of India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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41.

The world's first-ever thermal battery plant was inaugurated in which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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42.

Who will be awarded with Vir Chakra in 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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43.

Who has been appointed as the green ambassador of Manipur?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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44.

Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly" is the autobiography of_________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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45.

Which of the following won the Best Film award in 66th National Film Awards 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

46.

Reliance Industries(RIL AGM 2019) will launch Jio GigaFiber by __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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47.

Which state's Kosi-Mechi river interlinking became the second major river interlinking project in India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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48.

Who is the author of the book "Who Moved My Interest Rate" ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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49.

Who was elected as the first woman President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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50.

Which state government has created world record by planting 22-cr saplings in a day?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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51.

Who was appointed as the first Lokpal of India?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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52.

Hiroshima Day is observed on:

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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53.

Where is the world's largest underground pumping house being built?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

54.

Which sport is excluded from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

55.

13th of August is celebrated as_________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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56.

Tamil Nadu's 'Panchamirtham' gets GI tag, recently. It's the prashad of which famous temple?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

57.

India's first health-focused credit card has been launched by;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

58.

Reliance Jio and __________ has partnered to offer cloud infra for businesses.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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59.

International Lefthanders Day is celebrated on:

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

60.

Who has recently won 'Doodle for Google' 2019 award?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

61.

Which country's Women cricket team has made history by posting the highest T20 Internationals score made by a team?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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62.

Who was awarded with the prestigious 2019 Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

63.

What is the name of the event where the Indian flag will be hoisted in J&K in 73rd Independence Day of India for the first time?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

64.

Who among the following has been honoured with A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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65.

Which country's cricket association announced a new guidelines with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) gender recognition policy to include transgender players to play cricket?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

66.

As per Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), how much amount will be provided to eligible farmers on attaining the age of 60?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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67.

Who among the following has been conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

68.

Name the country which won the T20 Physical Disability (PD) World Cricket Series 2019

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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69.

India's first private Space Science Museum has opened in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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70.

'Village volunteer system' has been launched by the Chief Minister of which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

71.

The Indian Navy is to host naval exercise MILAN in March 2020 in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

72.

Where did World's 1st museum dedicated to the life of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu opened?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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73.

Who has been appointed as the Head coach of the Indian cricket team?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

74.

This state government increases reservation for sc and obc categories in state jobs and education.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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75.

Name the Indian Railway's Short film which bagged the 'Rajat-Kamal' award at the 66th National Film Awards for 2018.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

76.

Recently, Indian Rupay Card is launched in a country, after the visit of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. That country is__________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

77.

Name the biographical documentary which will receive Guinness Award in the category of longest documentary.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

78.

United Arab Emirates will honour whom with the "Order of Zayed"?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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79.

Where the Aadi Mahotsav is being celebrated, which is going to be held from 17th August to 25th August?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

80.

When did World Photography Day observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

81.

Tawlhlohpuan, which recently got the GI Tag, is from Which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

82.

India's first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology will be set up in which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

83.

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the underground Bunker Museum in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

84.

PM Modi recently inaugurated Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant in which country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

85.

According to Greenpeace data, Which country is the largest emitter of SO2?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

86.

Name the Indian Para Swimmer who has become the first Asian swimmer to cross the Catalina Channel of America.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

87.

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has recently been elected as a member of Rajya Sabha from which state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

88.

This state's transport Minister launched live tracking system for the public buses?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

89.

Whose birth anniversary on August 20 is commemorated as Sadbhavana Diwas (harmony day)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

90.

The book 'Straight from the Heart' has been written by?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

91.

According to the latest report of the World Health Organization, which infectious disease outbreak is increasing rapidly in the world?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

92.

Who is the first woman cricketer to hit a double century in ODI?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

93.

When did the World Senior Citizen Day observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

94.

Which glacier in Iceland has lost its identity due to climate change?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

95.

Which state has recently approved the recruitment of women drivers for government vehicles?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

96.

FASTags will be mandatory for all vehicles from ___________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

97.

The book 'My Country My Life' has been written by________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

98.

Where is India's first CICET(Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology) will be set up?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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99.

Which Minister launched NISHTHA, the world's largest teacher's training programme on August 21, 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

100.

The author of the book "True Colour" is_______

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

101.

Critical components to India's Gaganyaan mission to be supplied by which of the following country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

102.

Which country awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance'?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

103.

Name the stadium which will soon be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

104.

This bank launches India's first OTP facility for ATM cash withdrawals above Rs.10,000.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

105.

Pavan Kapoor was appointed as India's next Ambassador of which country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

106.

International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

107.

The author of the book 'Making India Awesome' is________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

108.

By which year, government of India has set goals to eliminate HIV/AIDS ?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

109.

Next G-7 summit in 2020 will be held in________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

110.

In which country the 45th G7 Summit for the year 2019 was held?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

111.

World Photography Day is celebrated every year on __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

112.

Whose birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

113.

Which football team has won the 2019 Durand Cup tournament?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

114.

Which state has been ranked first at the India Child Well-Being Index?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

115.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Fit India Movement in which city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

116.

Who has become the India's first female flight commander?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

117.

National Sports Day is celebrated in India every year on_________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

118.

Which Airline has banned the usage of single-use plastic on the flight of its subsidiaries from October 2, 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

119.

RBI has given a amount to the Central government to revive the economy. What's that amount?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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