Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2021

31. Recently, Ismail Sabri Yaakob has been appointed as the prime minister of which country?

[A] Cambodia
[B] Laos
[C] Philippines
[D] Malaysia

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32. In which State/UT, a new frog species named Adi Cascade Frog has been discovered?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Sikkim
[D] Nagaland

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33. Recently, the Municipal Corporation of which city has been declared as “Water Plus” city?

[A] Hyderabad
[B] Visakhapatnam
[C] Gangtok
[D] Bhubaneswar

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34. Which date in August is celebrated as World Sanskrit Day?

[A] 20 August
[B] 21 August
[C] 22 August
[D] 23 August

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35. In which city, India’s first smog tower has been inaugurated?

[A] Kolkata
[B] Mumbai
[C] Delhi
[D] Bengaluru

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36. Which organization has designed a motorised wheelchair that can be used on roads as well as on uneven terrain?

[A] DRDO
[B] IIT Madras
[C] ISRO
[D] IIT Gandhinagar

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37. Who has won the silver medal in the 10,000m race walk at World U-20 Athletics in Nairobi?

[A] Gurpreet Singh
[B] Rahul Rohilla
[C] Sandeep Kumar
[D] Amit Khatri

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38. Recently, which State/UT has launched COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme to provide assistance to those who had been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

[A] Manipur
[B] Puducherry
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Odisha

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39. What is the name of India’s operation of evacuating its citizens from war-torn Afghanistan?

[A] Operation Safed Sagar
[B] Operation Raahat
[C] Operation Surya Hope
[D] Operation Devi Shakti

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40. Which organization has launched India’s first sectoral index ‘GUAREX’ in the Agri commodities basket?

[A] NABARD
[B] Multi Commodity Exchange
[C] National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited
[D] National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Limited

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