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Current Affairs MCQs of 9th august 2021
Q.1 Who has won the 1st Gold Medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
a. Shiva Thapa
b. Aditi Ashok
c. Sharath Kamal
d. Neeraj Chopra
Q.2 Who has been appointed as the Director of Zoological Survey of India?
a. Usha Thomas
b. Dhriti Banerjee
c. Kiran Kher
d. Mrinalini Chaturvedi
Q.3 Which organization has launched the Swavalamban Challenge Fund for promoting entrepreneurship?
Q.4 Which two countries have recently joined India’s Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure initiative?
a. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
b. Bangladesh and Canada
c. Australia and Canada
d. Russia and Japan
Q.5 Babulal Jain who passed away was related to which profession?
Q.6 When is National Handloom Day observed?
a. August 5
b. August 8
c. August 4
d. August 7
Q.7 Which state became the first in India to implement the National Education Policy from the current academic year 2021-22?
d. Madhya Pradesh
Q.8 The Himachal Pradesh State Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation signed an MoU with which e-commerce platform for online sale and promotion of the products made by local artisans and craftsmen to customers across the globe?
Q.9 What is India’s position in the Tokyo Olympics?
Q.10 Where will the next edition of the Olympics Games take place?
Q.1 d) India’s top seed Javelin Thrower, Neeraj Chopra has won the 1st Gold Medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Haryana-based Neeraj has also become the 1st Indian to clinch a Gold medal at the Olympic Games in any athletics event.
Q.3 c) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has launched Swavalamban Challenge Fund for promoting entrepreneurship. Itt will provide financial assistance to the entrepreneurs through a fund support mechanism for specific purposes using competition among various organizations.
Q.4 b) Bangladesh and Canada have recently joined India’s Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) initiative. The initiative was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the UN Climate Action Summit held in September, 2019.
Q.5 b) Senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Minister Babulal Jain died of prolonged illness at a private hospital in Ujjain.
Q.6 d) Every year August 7 is observed as National Handloom Day. It is celebrated annually to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement launched in 1905.
Q.7 a) Karnataka Government has issued an order to implement the National Education Policy from the current academic year 2021-22. Higher Education Minister Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana has said that Karnataka has become the first state in the country to issue an order to implement the new Education policy.
Q.8 c) The Himachal Pradesh State Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with online retailer Flipkart for online sale and promotion of the products made by local artisans and craftsmen to customers across the globe.
Q.9 a) The Tokyo Olympics drew to a close, with USA topping the leaderboard with a total of 113 medals – 39 gold, 41 silver and 33 bronze.USA is followed by China(88) and Japan(58) in second and third respectively.
Q.10 d) Bajrang Punia was India’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony, with boxing great Mary Kom and men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh was India’s flag bearers in the opening ceremony. IOC president Thomas Bach passed the Olympic flag to the mayor of Paris, the next host of the Olympics.