21st August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st August, 2019
1. The Housing for all 2022: NAREDCO 15th National Convention: Real Estate Reflection Point: Readying for the future was inaugurated in August 2019. NAREDCO was established in ________.
[A] 1956
[B] 1975
[C] 1983
[D] 1998
[E] 2001
2. In August 2019, ________ State Disaster Management Authority has decided to open a cell for PWDs.
[A] Odisha
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Tamil nadu
[D] Gujarat
[E] Kerala
3. Where was the 9th Session of the India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) held in August 2019?
[A] Lucknow
[B] New Delhi
[C] Mumbai
[D] Pune
[E] Hyderabad

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Lok Sabha Secretariat has prohibited the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament House Complex from 20 August 2019.

2.All officers/staff of the Secretariat and other allied agencies working in the Parliament House Complex have been advised to use environment-friendly/biodegradable bags/materials instead.

3.Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged citizens to abandon the use of single-use plastic and take significant steps to achieve this objective while observing the 165th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019. 

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

Read the following statements carefully:

1.DRDO handed over the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to the Indian Army on 20 August 2019.

2.With load bearing capacity of 120 metric ton (MT), the MMR has been designed and developed by Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES) on the requirements projected by Army.

3.The ramp will provide the strategic mobility for Armoured and Mechanized units and formations of the Army.

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
6. Which of the following railway stations has become the 3000th station in the country to have free public Wi-Fi?
[A] Dabla railway station
[B] Swarupganj railway station
[C] Ellenabad railway station
[D] Sakhpur railway station
[E] Udhampur railway station
7. Which of the following announced a strategic partnership with the Indian Institute of Science in August 2019 to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G?
[A] Infosys
[B] Accenture
[C] Tech Mahindra
[D] ​Wipro
[E] Capgemini
8. How many Dronacharya awards were presented to coaches at National Sports Awards 2019?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
9. Recently, the Selection Committee for the Sports Awards 2019 has announced the National Sports Awards 2019. The Committee was headed by Justice ________.
[A] Markandey Katju
[B] Mukundakam Sharma
[C] S. B. Sinha
[D] Yogeshwar Dayal
[E] B. S. Chauhan
10. Who was awarded the NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award 2019?
[A] Riddhi Singh
[B] Garima Saxena
[C] Ankita Gulati
[D] Khyati Bhatnagar
[E] Anukriti Mishra