08th August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th August, 2019
1. Pakistan expelled India’s ambassador, ________ after India stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status.
[A] Gautam Bambawale
[B] Harsh Vardhan Shringla
[C] Ajay Bisaria
[D] Vijay Keshav Gokhale
[E] Sohail Mahmood
2. Who became the first Indian batsman to register two T20I half-centuries before turning 22?
[A] K. L. Rahul
[B] ​Rishabh Pant
[C] Prithvi Shaw
[D] Ajinkya Rahane
[E] Shreyas Iyer
3. Saudi Arabia will host the world’s richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack in 2020, with a purse of $________ million.
[A] 15
[B] 20
[C] 25
[D] 30
[E] 35
4. ________ carrier rocket Falcon 9 loaded with Israeli AMOS-17 communication satellite successfully lifted off in August 2019.
[A] Russia
[B] France
[C] US
[D] Japan
5. Recently, Toni Morrison passed away. She won the Nobel Prize for Literature in ________.
[A] 1983
[B] 1987
[C] 1993
[D] 1997
[E] 2003
6. India's Home Minister, Amit Shah met Home Minister of ________ Asaduzzaman Khan in August 2019.
[A] Iran
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Bhutan
[D] Turkey
[E] Saudi Arabia

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Scientists have developed '2D' gold so fine that even a human fingernail is thicker in comparison.

2.The scientists at the University of Leeds, have created the world's thinnest gold measuring two atoms thick or million times thinner than a fingernail.

3.In its 2D form, gold becomes flexible that adds to its potential of being used more efficiently such as in bendable screens, etc.

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

Recently,  Diego Forlan has announced his retirement. He is related to ________.

[A] Football
[B] Tennis
[C] Badminton
[D] Golf
[E] Cricket
9. Tarava police station of ________ has been adjudged as one of the 10 best police stations in India in the annual ranking for the year 2018.
[A] Bihar
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Odisha
[D] Chhattisgarh
[E] Madhya Pradesh
10. OYO Hotels and Homes announced the appointment of ________ as the Chief Executive Officer for Southeast Asia and the Middle East, effective from August 1, 2019.
[A] A. S. Rajeev
[B] Mukesh Kumar Jain
[C] Mandar Vaidya
[D] Ajit Rai
[E] Sukumar Jha