30th August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 30th August, 2019
1. Which of the following has been conferred the prestigious SKOCH Governance Gold Award in August 2019?
[A] Ayushman Bharat Scheme (National Health Protection Scheme)
[B] National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyan)
[C] ​Deendayan Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission
[E] Solar Charkha Mission
2. Recently, researchers sighted a critically endangered species of tarantula for the first time, beyond its known habitat, in ________.
[A] Malai Mahadeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
[B] Pakkamalai Reserve Forests
[C] Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
[D] Bannerghatta Biological Park
[E] Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
3. Recently, the Central TB Division of the Health Ministry signed an MoU with ________ to explore the application of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology in its fight against TB.
[A] Jazari Research Institute of Artificial Intelligence
[B] Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
[C] Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence
[D] National Institute of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
[E] Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
4. Recently, the Government has planned to establish an International Standard Zoo and Biopark on the forest land in ________.
[A] Nagpur
[B] Pune
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Bhopal
[E] Ranchi
5. Who has won UEFA’s Player of the Year award in August 2019?
[A] Lionel Messi
[B] Cristiano Ronaldo
[C] Paul Pogba
[D] Virgil van Dijk
[E] Eden Hazard

Recently, the Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees of ________ have received Geographical Indication (GI) tags.

[A] Gujarat
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Kerala
[D] Telangana
[E] Odisha

Recently, Delhi government has decided to launch a mega 10-week campaign against which of the following diseases?

1. Dengue

2. Diabetes

3. Jaundice

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Only 1 and 3
[E] All of the above
8. ________ became the first country in the world to issue Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID), capturing the facial biometric data of seafarers.
[A] India
[B] Australia
[D] Japan
[E] Germany
9. UN observes International Day Against Nuclear Tests on ________ every year.
[A] 23 August
[B] 25 August
[C] 27 August
[D] 29 August
[E] 31 August
10. India Ratings and Research has revised downwards its projection of the country’s GDP growth in financial year 2019-20 to ________%.
[A] 7.0
[B] 6.9
[C] 6.8
[D] 6.7
[E] 6.6