Current Affairs Quiz – August 13 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – August 13 2019

1. Rogers Cup is associated with___________.
a) Tennis
b) Badminton
c) Basket Ball
d) Golf

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Answer a) Tennis. Bianca Andreescu won the 2019 Rogers Cup in Toronto, Canada. She defeated Serena Williams. In the Rogers Cup men’s final, Spanish player Rafael Nadal won the title. It is his fifth Rogers Cup title.

2. Who has been elected as the President of Guatemala?
a) Santora Tos
b) Alejandro Giammattei
c) Nareshan Yashush
d) Ariadro Vasmetti

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Answer b) Alejandro Giammattei. Alejandro Giammattei was elected as the President of Guatemala in a run-off in the country’s Supreme Electoral Council court.

3. Kajin Sara lake is located at______________.
a) India
b) Bangladesh
c) Nepal
d) Maldives

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Answer c) Nepal. Mountaineers discovered the Kajin Sara lake in Manang district of Nepal few months ago. This lake in Nepal has set a new record of being the world’s highest lake and replaced Tilicho Lake of Nepal.

4. Who has become 1st Indian to claim a World Title in Motorsports?
a) Yashini Pandey
b) Aishwarya Pissay
c) Shalini Samsed
d) Keerthi Pandian

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Answer b) Aishwarya Pissay. Aishwarya Pissay became first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports by winning FIM World Cup ( Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) in women’s category after the final round of the championship .

5. Who has become 1st woman President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)?
a) Latha Rao
b) Chandrima Shaha
c) Jeya Sri Devi
d) Amutha Ravi

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Answer b) Chandrima Shaha. Renowned biologist Chandrima Shaha became first woman to get elected as President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA).

6. International Lefthanders Day observed on _____________.
a) June 18
b) July 23
c) August 13
d) September 29

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Answer c) August 13. International Left Handers Day is observed annually on August 13 to celebrate the uniqueness and differences of the left handers. The day was first observed in 1976 by Dean R. Campbell, founder of the Lefthanders International, Inc.

7. Who has topped in ATP rankings?
a) Dominic Thiem
b) Juan Martín del Potro
c) Rafael Nadal
d) Novak Djokovic

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Answer d) Novak Djokovic. London, Aug 12 Novak Djokovic remains top at the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released, though Rafael Nadal secured his 35th Masters title after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 in Montreal.

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