02nd August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 02nd August, 2019
1.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.A research team at IIT Kanpur has developed a technology which can generate energy from solid waste with high moisture content.



2.The new technology - Hydro Thermal Carbonization (HTC) - can convert municipal solid waste to biofuel, soil amendment and absorbents.



3.The moisture in the waste is used to the advantage of the process which uses water for the reaction. 



Which of the above statements is/are correct? 


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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2. Who has been awarded the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award?
[A] Prannoy Roy
[B] Ravish Kumar
[C] Arnab Goswami
[D] Sambit Patra
[E] Vinod Dua
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3. Who took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in New Delhi in August 2019?
[A] Sudhir Kumar
[B] Jawahar Thakur
[C] Rohit Bagga
[D] Girraj Prasad Gupta
[E] Kapil Mishra
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4. The Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance is conducting India’s first national TRS in August 2019. What does 'R' stand for in TRS?
[A] Release
[B] Rupee
[C] Research
[D] Report
[E] Rational
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5. Where has the Indian Army launched an ecological initiative with employing E Cars for use of its officials in partnership with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Goa
[D] Karnataka
[E] Gujarat
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6. ________ Navy Ship Mendez Nunez arrived at Mormugao Port, Goa in August 2019.
[A] American
[B] Chinese
[C] German
[D] ​Spanish
[E] Russian
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7.

Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (KABIL) is to be set up with the participation of which of the following companies?



1.Hindustan Copper Ltd.



2.​National Aluminium Company Ltd.



3.Mineral Exploration Company Ltd.



4.Bharat Aluminium Company


[A] Only 1 and 2
[B] Only 1, 2 and 3
[C] Only 1, 2 and 4
[D] Only 2, 3 and 4
[E] All are correct
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8. In August 2019, which country banned face-covering clothing, such as a burqa or niqab, in public buildings and on transport?
[A] Belgium
[B] Luxembourg
[C] Denmark
[D] Netherlands
[E] Poland
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9. In which of the following states did the Government launch the One Nation-One Ration Card scheme on a pilot basis in August 2019?
[A] Telangana
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All are correct
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10. Which state will build the world’s first ultra-fast hyperloop project?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Gujarat
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] Kerala
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