25th August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 25th August, 2019
1. Recently, the scientists of the Zoological Survey of India have discovered ________ species of water treaders, semi-aquatic insects that can walk or run on the surface of the water.
[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7
[E] 8
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2. In August 2019, the Karnataka government has amended the Karnataka Poisons (Possession and Sale) Rules 2015, notifying nicotine as ________ poison under the rules.
[A] Class A
[B] Class B
[C] Class C
[D] Class D
[E] Class E
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3. Recently, the Debenture Redemption Reserve for unlisted companies has been reduced to ________% of outstanding debentures from the present level of 25%.
[A] 22
[B] 18
[C] 15
[D] 10
[E] 8
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4. Which of the following officially became the 73rd non-regional member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
[A] Bolivia
[B]

Serbia

[C] Chile
[D] Greece
[E] Romania
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5. According to an analysis of a NASA data recently released by environmental NGO Greenpeace, ________ is the world's largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide, produced from coal-burning.
[A] China
[B] USA
[C] Iran
[D] India
[E] Pakistan
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6. What is the theme of the 'India Economic Summit' to be held in October 2019 in Delhi?
[A] Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
[B] Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World
[C] Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation
[D] Innovating for India: Strengthening South Asia, Impacting the World
[E] Taking responsibility for tough choices
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7. Which of the following has entered into a joint venture deal with Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance to acquire up to 58.2% stake in the company?
[A] Muthoot Finance
[B] Bajaj Finserv Ltd.
[C] Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services
[D] Tata Capital
[E] Aditya Birla Finance
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8. As per the report named 'Skin and Bones Unresolved: An Analysis of Tiger seizures from 2000-2018', an average of ________ tigers were killed each year between 2000 and 2018.
[A] 105
[B] 124
[C] 139
[D] 148
[E] 152
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9.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.In order to promote digital transactions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended the customer transactions timing for Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system by an hour.



2.Funds can be transferred through the RTGS system from 7 am instead of 8 am from 26 August 2019.



3.At present, RTGS system is available for customer transactions from 8 am to 9 pm.



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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10. Which of the following has released a report titled 'Quality Unknown' in August 2019?
[A] World Bank
[B] World Trade Organization
[C] World Health Organization
[D] International Monetary Fund
[E] UNESCO
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