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Current Affairs MCQs of 10 august 2021
Q.1 Who was the first Indian woman to pilot an aircraft?
a. Vandana Thakaria
b. Sarla Thukral
c. Lovlina Borgohain
d. Sunita Verma
Q.2 When was Nagasaki Day observed?
a. August 7th
b. August 8th
c. August 9th
d. August 10th
Q.3 The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has constructed the world’s highest motorable road in which UT/ state?
b. Jammu and Kashmir
d. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.4 The Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) Yojana has been unveiled by which ministry?
a. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
b. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
c. Ministry of Women and Child Development
d. Ministry of Social Justice and Employment
Q.5 The Zayed Talwar 2021 is the bilateral naval exercise of Indian Navy with which country?
Q.6 What is the name given to India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC),which successfully completed its maiden sea trails recently?
Q.7 Who represented the Indian delegates at the 8th Ministers of Justice Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?
a. Kiren Rijiju
b. Anurag Thakur
c. Dharmendra Pradhan
d. Hardeep Singh Puri
Q.8 Which state has won NASSCOM’s AI Game Changer Award 2021?
a. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.9 What is the rank of Indian in the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
Q.10 Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvan scheme has been launched in which state?
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.1 b) Sarla Thukral was the first Indian woman to pilot an aircraft. She was honoured by Google with a unique doodle on August 8, 2021 to mark her 107th birth anniversary. She was an Indian pilot, designer and entrepreneur, who was best known for being the first woman from India to pilot an aircraft.
Q.2 c) Nagasaki Day 2021 was observed on August 9, 2021. The day marks the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki by US forces. The day is observed every year to promote peace and create awareness about the threat from nuclear weapons.
Q.3 a) The Ministry of Defence on August 4, 2021, announced that the Border Roads Organization (BRO) has completed the construction of the world’s highest motorable road at Umlingla Pass in Eastern Ladakh.The motorable road has been built at an altitude of 19,300 feet, has been constructed at an elevation greater than the Mount Everest base camps. The north base camp in Tibet is situated at 16,900 feet and the south base camp in Nepal is situated at 17,598 feet.
Q.4 d) The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar unveiled a portal and mobile application named ‘PM-DAKSH’, which aims to make the skill development schemes accessible to the target groups. The ‘PM-DAKSH’ stands for Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) Yojana.
Q.5 d) The Indian Navy and UAE Navy conducted the bilateral naval exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ on August 07, 2021 off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The main objective of the ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ naval exercise was to enhance interoperability and synergy between the two navies.
Q.6 a) India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant began its maiden sea trials on August 04, 2021 from Kochi. The five-day sea voyage successfully completed on August 08, 2021.
Q.8 b) Telangana has won NASSCOM’s AI Game Changer Award 2021. Telangana Government’s Department of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications received the award for implementing the ‘Crowd Monitoring using AI’ scheme.
Q.10 d) The Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvan scheme has been launched in Tamil Nadu. It is a Doorstep Healthcare scheme.