Current Affairs Quiz – August 21 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – August 21 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – August 21 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 .

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1. Ismail Sabri Yaakob has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of which nation?
a) Nigeria
b) Malaysia
c) Tunisia
d) Indonesia

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Answer b) Malaysia.

2. World Senior Citizen Day is observed on___________.
a) August 13
b) August 17
c) August 19
d) August 21

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Answer d) August 21. The day is celebrated to raise awareness about issues affecting older people, such as deterioration with age and the abuse of the elderly and support, honour and show appreciation to seniors and to recognize their achievements.

3. International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is observed on___________.
a) August 13
b) August 17
c) August 19
d) August 21

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Answer d) August 21. This year, the 3rd commemoration of the day will focus on the response to the pandemic and cancellation of many memorials and commemorations, it is critical to take the time to remember and honour the victims of terrorism.

4. NPCI partners with Mashreq Bank to launch UPI in the ______________.
a) Saudi Arabia
b) Iran
c) UAE
d) Bahrain

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Answer c) UAE. This step will benefit the Indian tourists and who travel to UAE for business or leisure purposes to pay for their purchases using UPI-based mobile applications across shops and merchant stores in the UAE.

5. Which company has topped in Hurun Global 500 Most Valuable Companies list 2021?
a) Facebook
b) Microsoft
c) Apple
d) Samsung

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Answer c) Apple. Globally, the US-led with 243 companies, up by one; followed by China 47, down by four, Japan was third with 30 and the UK was fourth with 24. While India is ranked 9th with 12 companies.

6. Which bank has launched ‘Neo Collections’ Digital Repayment platform?
a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
b) Axis Bank
c) HDFC
d) ICICI

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Answer a) Kotak Mahindra Bank. The main objective of this DIY digital repayment platform is to make repayments for outstanding loans more convenient for customers.

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