Current Affairs Quiz – August 31 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – August 31 2019

1. Missile Ghaznavi is associated with____________.
a) India
b) Pakistan
c) Bangladesh
d) Saudi Arabia

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Answer b) Pakistan. Pakistan has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi from Sonmiani test range near Karachi located in Balochistan. The missile was built with a capability to deliver different types of warheads including nucle.

2. Who has been appointed as CFO of IndiGo?
a) Suganth Varma
b) Advik Yash
c) Abhay Krishna
d) Aditya Pande

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Answer d) Aditya Pande . InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates the country’s largest airline IndiGo, said that it has appointed GE-Healthcare official Aditya Pande as its chief financial officer.

3. India’s Fiscal Deficit In July At _________ Of 2019-20 Target.
a) 65%
b) 72.9%
c) 77.8%
d) 81%

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Answer c) 77.8%. India’s fiscal deficit in July was at 77.8 percent of its 2019-20 target. The gap between the government’s revenue and expenditure rose to Rs 5.47 lakh crore at the end of July, according to data released by the Controller General of Accounts.

4. Who has honoured with Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year?
a) Irin Golbarg
b) Serena Jackson
c) Phoebe Waller-Bridge
d) Walletin Putin

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Answer c) Phoebe Waller-Bridge. “Fleabag” and “Killing Eve” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge is set to be felicitated by the British Academy’s Los Angeles branch. The British actor-writer will receive the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year by BAFTA LA.

5. Which Cabinet has approved free rides for women in DTC from 29 October?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Delhi
c) Goa
d) Andaman

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Answer b) Delhi. The Delhi Cabinet has approved free rides for women on Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses as well as its cluster buses from October 29. The proposal was approved by the cabinet at the Delhi Secretariat.

6. Who won gold in he World Skills competition 2019?
a) Aswatha Narayana
b) Raiza Yash
c) Yumukh kalang
d) Ajay Singh

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Answer a) Aswatha Narayana. Aswatha Narayana bagged a gold medal in the World Skills competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia. The event was held from 23-27 August.

7. ______________project to find affordable solutions to cancer.
a) India , Bhutan
b) India , Singapore
c) India , Malaysia
d) India , UK

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Answer d) India , UK. In India, one million new cases of cancer are reported every year. Nearly 60 percent of the cases reach hospitals in late stages when survival is difficult.

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