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Current Affairs MCQs of 12th August 2021
1Q.1 How many LPG gas connection distribution will be covered under the Ujjwala 2.0, the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), launched on August 10, 2021?
a. 3 crore
b. 5 crore
c. 2 crore
d. 1 crore
Q.2 Which state has signed an MoU with ‘Walmart Vriddhi’ and ‘Haqdarshak’?
Q.3 Which state has renamed the Kakori Train Conspiracy as Kakori Train Action?
a. Uttar Pradesh
Q.4 The 7th edition of the International Army Games, 2021, will be held in which country?
Q.5 Which force has commissioned its first two women officers in combat for the first time in India?
Q.6 Who is the first Prime Minister of India to chair the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)?
a. Manmohan Singh
b. Narendra Modi
c. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
d. Lal Krishan Advani
Q.7 Kasargod Patnashetti Gopal Rao who passed away was related to which war?
Q.8 The Zayed Talwar 2021 is the bilateral naval exercise of Indian Navy with which country?
Q.9 What is the name given to India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC),which successfully completed its maiden sea trails recently?
Q.10 Who of the following is known as the father of modern Olympics?
a. Demetrius Vikelas
b. J. Sigfrid Edström
c. Henri De Baillet-Latour
d. Pierre De Coubertin
Q.1 d) On August 10, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Ujjwala 2.0, the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), via videoconferencing. Under Ujjwala 2.0, an additional one crore LPG connection will be provided to low-income families who could not be covered under the first phase of PMUY.
Q.2 a) The Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ‘Walmart Vriddhi’ and ‘Haqdarshak’ to create a pathway for Indian MSMEs’ products to move to the international markets.
Q.4 c) The 7th edition of the International Army Games, 2021, will be held from 22 August to 04 September 2021 in Russia.
Q.5 b) For the first time, India-China LAC guarding the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force has commissioned its first two women officers in combat.
Q.6 b) Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has chaired the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate, via video conferencing. With this, PM Modi has become the first Prime Minister of India to chair a UNSC open debate.
Q.7 d) Commodore Kasaragod Pattanashetti Gopal Rao, a 1971 war hero and recipient of the Mahavir Chakra, breathed his last said sources in the defence.
Q.8 d) On Aug 08, 2021, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navies carried out a naval exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ Off Abu Dhabi Coast. It is a bilateral naval exercise, and was designed to enhance interoperability and synergy between the two navies. The Indian Navy deployed warship INS Kochi and two Sea King MK 42B helicopters.
Q.10 d) Pierre De Coubertin(1863-1937) is known as the father of modern Olympics. He was born in a French noble family. He had occupied the position of the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was also the designer of the symbol and flag of the Olympics.