16th August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th August, 2019
1. The Union Textiles Ministry signed an MoU with ________ State governments in August 2019 to offer skill training programmes under the Samarth scheme.
[A] 7
[B] 9
[C] 13
[D] 16
[E] 19
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2. In August 2019, a World Resources Institute (WRI) report informed that India comes under the Extremely Stressed baseline while being ranked at number ________th globally.
[A] 7
[B] 9
[C] 13
[D] 17
[E] 24
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3. In 2019, Asit Kumar Tripathy will be the new chief secretary of which state? 
[A] Odisha
[B] Punjab
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala
[E] Sikkim
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4. Which of the following became the first Indian airline to fly over the North Pole while connecting New Delhi and North America?
[A] IndiGo
[B] Air India
[C] GoAir
[D] Jet Airways
[E] SpiceJet
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5. Recently, Shopee announced a collaboration with ________, who has become its newest brand ambassador..
[A] Lionel Messi
[B] Paulo Dybala
[C] Eden Hazard
[D] Cristiano Ronaldo
[E] Luka Jović
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6. Who was awarded Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award in August 2019?
[A] A. S. Kiran Kumar
[B] K. Radhakrishnan
[C] K. Sivan
[D] B. N. Suresh
[E] G. Satheesh Reddy
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7. Who has been appointed as Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) in August 2019?
[A] Atul Goswami
[B] VG Somani
[C] Rohit Maheshwari
[D] Naitik Sharma
[E] Sushil Kumar
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8. Recently, V.B. Chandrasekhar passed away. He was related to which sport?
[A] Football
[B] Cricket
[C] Hockey
[D] Chess
[E] Tennis
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9. Recently, Vidya Sinha passed away. She was a/an ________.
[A] Actress
[B] Politician
[C] Singer
[D] Doctor
[E] Judge
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10. Recently, India has contributed ________ million US Dollars to the United Nations Special Purpose Trust Fund for the Resident Coordinator System.
[A] 1
[B] 2
[C] 3
[D] 4
[E] 5
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