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Current Affairs MCQs of 7th August 2021
Q.1 Which entrepreneur of Indian origin has been honored with the prestigious ‘Order of British Columbia in Canada’ award?
a. Ajim Premji
b. Adar Poonawalla
c. Tejpal Singh
d. Ajay Dilawri
Q.2 Who has won silver for India in the Men’s 57Kg Freestyle category wrestling at Tokyo Olympics?
a. Deepak Punia
b. Ravi Kumar Dahiya
c. Bajrang Punia
d. Yogeshwar Dutt
Q.3 Which state has become the 1st to launch an Earthquake Alert app?
b. Tamil Nadu
Q.4 Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ whose sea trials commenced recently is being built by which of the following?
a. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders
b. Goa Shipyard
c. Hindustan Shipyard
d. Cochin Shipyard Limited
Q.5 The theme song ‘Kar De Kamaal Tu’ for the country’s Paralympic contingent launched by Sports minister Anurag Thakur is composed and sung by whom?
a. Sanjeev Singh
b. Rajiv Mehra
c. Saurabh Mehta
d Sahil Kaushik
Q.6 Which district topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by government think tank Niti Aayog for the month of June?
Q.7 Which country is to sell Harpoon to India?
Q.8 The First G20 Cultural Ministers meeting was held in which country?
Q.9 JSW Foundation has signed MoU with which state to restore Mughal Gardens?
c. Jammu and Kashmir
Q.10 Who took charge as MD of LIC?
a. Isha Mandal
b. Mini Ipe
c. Neha Sejwal
d. Ila Kumari
Q.1 d) Ajay Dilawri, the founder of Canada’s largest automotive company, ’Dilawri Group’ has been honored with the prestigious ‘Order of British Columbia’ award. He has been awarded for the contributions made by the Dilawri Group for charitable causes across Canada.
Q.2 b) Ravi Kumar Dahiya won silver in the Men’s 57Kg Freestyle category. It was a tough match against defending world champion Zavur Guy as he won 7-4.
Q.3 a) Uttarakhand has become the 1st state in India to launch an earthquake alert app. The ‘Uttarakhand Bhukamp Alert’ app has been developed by IIT Roorkee in collaboration with Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority.
Q.4 d) Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’ designed by Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited(CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under Ministry of Shipping (MoS).
Q.5 a) Sports minister Anurag Thakur virtually launched the theme song ‘Kar De Kamaal Tu’ for the country’s Paralympic contingent and urged the public to cheer the para athletes during the upcoming Games in Tokyo. The song is composed and sung by divyang cricket player Sanjeev Singh, who is a resident of Lucknow.
Q.6 c) Chandel district in Manipur has topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by government think tank Niti Aayog for the month of June. Sahibganj (Jharkhand) and Firozpur (Punjab) have been ranked at the second and third positions, respectively, Niti Aayog said.
Q.7 b) USA has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Sets to India worth USD 82 million. Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system.
Q.10 b) Mini Ipe took charge as managing director of Life Insurance Corporation of India. Ipe is a post-graduate in commerce and joined LIC in 1986 as a direct recruit officer. She has a diverse experience in LIC having worked in various capacities.