22nd August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Page 2

(Showing: 11 - 20 out of 20 MCQs) Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd August, 2019
11. FASTags will become mandatory for all vehicles from ________.
[A] October 2019.
[B] December 2019
[C] March 2020
[D] May 2020
[E] July 2020
12. Who has been appointed as the Defence Secretary in August 2019?
[A] Sunil Kumar Jakhar
[B] Ajay Kumar
[C] Sukhbir Singh Badal
[D] Rohit Bajaj
[E] Sarthak Saxena
13. In August 2019, the Ministry of Home Affairs has opened up ________ peaks located in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Sikkim to foreigners 'desirous' of obtaining a mountaineering visa for climbing and trekking purposes.
[A] 121
[B] 129
[C] 133
[D] 137
[E] 142
14. Which of the following will now pay 3.8 crores per match to BCCI to continue association as India's title sponsors?
[A] Oppo
[B] Byju's
[C] Paytm
[D] Google
[E] PhonePe
15. In August 2019, CBI arrested India's former finance minister, ________, on suspicion of involvement in corruption and money laundering.
[A] Jaswant Singh
[B] P. Chidambaram
[C] Arun Jaitley
[D] Manmohan Singh
[E] I. K. Gujral
16. Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be in ________ in September 2019 to receive the first Rafale jet manufactured for the Indian Air Force.
[A] France
[C] Russia
[D] Germany
[E] UK
17. The CM of which state has launched a universal health insurance scheme Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana benefiting nearly 46 lakh families?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Punjab
[C] Odisha
[D] Kerala
[E] Bihar
18. In August 2019, ________ was placed 1st in the Index that evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development.
[A] Karnataka
[B] Gujarat
[C] Telangana
[D] Andhra Pradesh
[E] Kerala
19. Recently, Professor Meeta Narain was conferred the ‘Pushkin Medal – 2019’. It is the highest honour given to an Indian scholar by the ________ government.
[A] American
[B] Chinese
[C] Japanese
[D] Russian
[E] Iranian

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Cerebras Systems has unveiled the world’s largest single silicon-based processor named Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine(WSE).

2.This chip has 1.2 trillion transistors, the basic on-off electronic switches that are the building blocks of silicon chips.

3.The rectangular shape chip measures 21.5cm sq (8.5in sq), comes with 400,000 AI (Artificial Intelligence) cores and 48 gigabytes of on-chip memory.

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