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Current Affairs MCQs of 27 August 2021
Q.1 Which Ministry has launched a ‘100 days campaign’ named SUJALAM?
a. Ministry of Food Processing Industries
b. Ministry of Jal Shakti
c. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
d. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Q.2 Former Indian player Syed Shahid Hakim who has passed away was associated with which game?
Q.3 RBI has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi, as the MD & CEO of which bank?
a. ICICI Bank
b. HDFC Bank
c. Kotak Mahindra Bank
d. Yes Bank
Q.4 Which country has topped the 2021 Global Manufacturing Risk Index?
c. United States
Q.5 The Central Government has awarded three cities from which state with ‘Water Plus’ certification?
a. Andhra Pradesh
Q.6 The Horn of Africa is a term used to denote the region containing
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 1, 3, 4
c. 2, 3, 4
d. 1, 2, 3, 4
Q.7 The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report is published by
a. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
b. International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
c. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
d. Published jointly by a) b) and c)
Q.8 India has signed a pact with which nation for the largest-ever infrastructure project?
Q.9 The SAMRIDH programme has recently been launched by which ministry to boost start-up ecosystem in India?
a. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
b. Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
c. Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
d. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Q.10 Which Indian para-athlete was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics 2021?
a. Tek Chand
b. Soman Rana
c. Nishad Kumar
d. Sandeep Choudhary
Q.1 b) The Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched a ‘100 days campaign’ named SUJALAM to create more and more Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level.
Q.2 c) Syed Shahid Hakim, a former India footballer and member of the Indian team that played in the 1960 Rome Olympics, has passed away suffering a stroke.
Q.4 d) China is at the top spot. The US is at third position, followed by Canada, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Lithuania, Thailand, Malaysia and Poland.
Q.5 a) The Central Government has awarded three cities from Andhra Pradesh with ‘Water Plus’ certification. It has been done under the Swachh Bharat Mission and Swachh Survekshan assessment.
Q.6 a) Horn of Africa is a peninsula and the easternmost projection of the African continent. The Horn of Africa consists of the countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia.
Q.7 d) This year’s edition ofThe State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World is the first global assessment of its kind in the pandemic era. The report is jointly published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Q.8 d) India and Maldives on August 26, 2021 signed a pact for the largest-ever infrastructure project, Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP). The Greater Malé Connectivity Project(GMCP) is one of India’s biggest new development projects in the Maldives and the biggest infrastructure project in the Maldives overall.
Q.9 a) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched the “Start-up Accelerators of MeitY for pRoduct Innovation, Development and growth (SAMRIDH)” programme. The programme was launched by Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister MeitY.
Q.10 a) Indian shot-putter Tek Chand was the flag-bearer for the Indian contingents at the opening ceremony of Paralympics in Tokyo on August 24, 2021.