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Current Affairs MCQs of 3rd August 2021
Q.1 Kuthiran tunnel has opened partially in which Indian state?
Q.2 Which planet will be the closest to the Earth on August 2, 2021?
Q.3 What is the name of the digital ecosystem of agriculture, being created by the Ministry of Agriculture?
b. Agro India
c. Atmanirbhar Agri
Q.4 Which is the first state to launch free COVID-19 vaccination through private hospitals using CSR funds?
b. Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh
Q.5 Who has been named as the recipient of the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak National Award?
a. Adar Poonawalla
b. Cyrus Poonawalla
c. Amar Poonawalla
d. Sagar Poonawalla
Q.6 Who has assumed the post of Vice Chief of Indian Navy?
a. B K Ghosh
b. S K Banerjee
c. S N Ghormade
d. M P Karuna
Q.7 Which of the following will acquire video-based social commerce startup ‘Simsim’?
d. Tata Digital
Q.8 Who has assumed the charge of the new Controller General of Accounts?
b. B K Jaiswal
c. Bipin Sinha
d. Deepak Das
Q.9 Which country chaired the 6th BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group 2021?
Q.10 Which city has been ranked 1st in the QS Best Student Cities 2022?
a. New York
Q.1 d) One side of Kerala’s first twin road tunnel, the Kuthiran tunnel on the Thrissur-Palakkad highway, was opened.
Q.2 b) Saturn and Earth will be closest to each other in a year on August 2, 2021, and people all over the world that will be in their nighttime will be able to see the mammoth planet with rings at its brightest.
Q.3 a) The Agriculture Ministry has commenced the project of creating Agristack, which is a digital ecosystem of agriculture in the country.
Q.4 b) The Tamil Nadu government has become the first in the country to launch free Covid-19 vaccination at private hospitals.
Q.5 b) Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla has been named as the recipient of the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak National Award. He is the present Chairman of Serum Institute of India (SII). The award will be conferred on 13th August, 2021 with a cash prize of INR 1 lakh.
Q.7 c) YouTube will acquire video-based social commerce startup ‘Simsim’. YouTube intends to enter into the video-commerce line for selling videos.
Q.9 a) India chaired the 6th BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group 2021. The meeting was chaired by the Joint Secretary for Counter-Terrorism, Mahaveer Singhvi under the Ministry of External Affairs.
Q.10 b) London has been ranked 1st in the QS Best Student Cities 2022. Munich (Germany) occupied the 2nd spot followed by Seoul and Tokyo at the 3rd place. Bangalore and Mumbai have been ranked 42nd and 52nd respectively.