Current Affairs Quiz – August 15 & 16 & 17 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – August 15 & 16 & 17 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – August 15 & 16 & 17 2021. Read and Download daily, monthly Current Affairs Daily Digest 2021 for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, IBPS, SBI etc,. Download month wise Current affairs 2020 PDF and Current affairs quiz PDF .

1. India’s first Drone Forensic Lab comes up in ____________.
a) UP
b) Kerala
c) MP
d) Assam

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Answer b) Kerala. India’s first Drone Forensic Lab and Research Center has come up in Kerala. The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan was inaugurating the State police department’s ‘Drone Forensic Laboratory’ at the Kerala State Police CyberDome.

2. ‘My e-Haat’ portal to empower artisans has launched by_________.
a) Infosys
b) HCL
c) Wipro
d) TCS

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Answer b) HCL. The platform will enable artisans and primary producers to conduct their business, by listing and showcasing their products directly to customers, thereby minimising the informal intermediaries and the long supply chains.

3. PM Modi sets India’s target to become ‘energy independent’ by ___________.
a) 2047
b) 2030
c) 2040
d) 2050

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Answer a) 2047. For this, PM has announced a ‘Mission Circular Economy’ that will replace petroleum with other forms of energy to make India achieve self-reliance in energy production by 2047.

4.‘Green & Sustainable’ fixed deposit launched by which bank?
a) IDFC
b) SBI
c) Axis Bank
d) HDFC

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Answer d) HDFC. These fixed deposits will be directed towards financing green and sustainable housing credit solutions and services.

5. Harshit Raja became India’s ____________ Chess Grandmaster.
a) 52nd
b) 62nd
c) 64th
d) 69th

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Answer d) 69th. Grandmaster (GM) title is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE and is the highest title a chess player can attain.

6. What is the reading of RBI’s first financial inclusion index 2021?
a) 53.9
b) 50.7
c) 40.8
d) 43.6

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Answer a) 53.9

7. When will ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 begin?
a) October 15th
b) October 16th
c) October 17th
d) October 18th

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Answer c) October 17th. The tournament will be held from October 17 till November 14 across three venues primarily- Sharjah Stadium, Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi and the Dubai International Stadium.

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