Weekly Current Affairs Revision Notes: August 5-11, 2019

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1. Kanti Bhatt, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?

Answer: Journalism
2. Anant Setalvad, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which sports?

Answer: Cricket
3. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is associated to which sports?

Answer: Badminton
4. ISRO has decided to setup Space Situational Awareness Control Centre in which city?

Answer: Bengaluru
5. India’s first large-scale trial for VPM1002 & Immuvac is related to which disease?

Answer: TB
6. On which date, the 2019 UN International Day of Friendship is celebrated recently?

Answer: July 30
7. Which state has become the India’s first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system?

Answer: Maharashtra
8. The Union Government has approved Rs 4,900 crore Kosi-Mechi Interlinking project. Mechi is an important tributary of which river basin?

Answer: Mahananda
9. Which Bollywood actor to be felicitated with ‘Excellence in Cinema’ award by Victorian Government?

Answer: Shahrukh Khan
10. Naaz Joshi, who won the Miss World Diversity 2019 title, is from which country?

Answer: India
11. The census of elephants is undertaken at the national level once in how many years?

Answer: 5
12. The United States has designated which country as currency manipulator?

Answer: China
13. Which Indian cricketer has been chosen as the July’s PCA player of the month?

Answer: R Ashwin
14. Which union ministry has organized the 2nd All India Annual Conference of IIS Officers?

Answer: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
15. Which Indian cricketer has been conferred with Karthik Bose Lifetime Achievement award?

Answer: Arun Lal
16. The ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) is being held in which city?

Answer: Udaipur
17. Which state government has launched Mission Shakti sports initiative?

Answer: Maharashtra
18. Which Indian wrestler bagged gold in women’s 53kg category of the 2019 Poland Open wrestling tournament?

Answer: Vinesh Phogat
19. Which space agency has discovered first nearby super-earth planet GJ357d?

Answer: NASA
20. India’s first 3-D Smart Traffic Signal ‘Intelights’ has launched in which city?

Answer: Mohali
21. The researchers at which IIT have developed portable device to detect bacteria without cell culture or microbiological assays?

Answer: IIT Guwahati
22. Jay Om Prakash, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which field?

Answer: Film Industry
23. The 5th edition of International Army Scout Masters Competition has started in which military station?

Answer: Jaisalmer
24. Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has passed away. She was from which country?

Answer: United States
25. Which city has been chosen as the venue for the main event of the 5th National Handloom Day (NHD)?

Answer: Bhubaneswar
26. Which union ministry has unveiled draft e-commerce norms for consumer protection?

Answer: Ministry of Consumer Affairs
27. Which state government has launched a new higher education model “RACE”?

Answer: Rajasthan
28. Urkund software, which is in news recently, is related to which field?

Answer: Education
29. Which zone of Indian railways has introduced a new Biometric Token System (BTS)?

Answer: Western Railways
30. Which state /UT government has launched a project titled ‘Oral History Programme’?

Answer: Delhi
31. Which state has topped the rankings in Health Ministry report card on “Breastfeeding & Infant & Child feeding Practices”?

Answer: Manipur
32. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Tribal Day (WTD)?

Answer: Indigenous Languages
33. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of 22nd National Conference on e-Governance?

Answer: Digital India: Success to Excellence
34. The Kerala Government has signed MoU with which organisation to develop Space Park?

Answer: VSSC
35. The Lahore-Attari Samjhauta Express train service was started in which year?

Answer: 1976
36. Who is the head of the RBI task force on Offshore Rupee Markets?

Answer: Usha Thorat
37. Who has been appointed as the green ambassador of Manipur?

Answer: Valentina Elangbam
38. Which union ministry has launched ‘Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha’ drive?

Answer: Ministry of Human Resource Development
39. Which state has won the most film-friendly state award at 2018 National Film awards?

Answer: Uttarakhand
40. Which movie has won the Best Feature Film award at the 2018 National Film awards?

Answer: Hellaro
41. What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Biofuel Day (WBD)?

Answer: Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)
42. Which state government has announced to waive loans taken by tribals from money-lenders?

Answer: Madhya Pradesh
43. Which state government has announced Mukhyamantri Madad Yojna for tribals?

Answer: Madhya Pradesh
44. Who is the new prosecution director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ?

Answer: Sudha Rani Relangi
45. The researchers at which IIT have designed a system to recycle urine?

Answer: IIT Madras
46. Which IIT with Harvard University studied mercury accumulation in fish?

Answer: IIT Hyderabad
47. India has recently submitted proposals to boost to protection status of 5 wildlife species at CITES. Where is the headquarters of CITES?

Answer: Washington
48. The Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) has launched a Leather Mission from which district of Rajasthan?

Answer: Sirohi
49. Which country has recently designated India in its list of major illegal drug producing & transit countries?

Answer: United States
50. India’s first clinical ecotoxicology facility has launched in which city?

Answer: Delhi

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