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Current Affairs Quiz August 20th, 2023

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Question 1:
Where was the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup final between Spain and England held?
A) Madrid
B) London
C) Sydney
D) Berlin

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The final match between Spain and England in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup was held at the Accor Stadium in Sydney.

Question 2:
What milestone did Anahat Singh achieve in the Asian Junior Squash Individual Championships 2023?
A) Silver Medal
B) Quarterfinals
C) Bronze Medal
D) Gold Medal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Anahat Singh won the gold medal in the U-17 category in the Asian Junior Squash Individual Championships 2023.

Question 3:
What special feature does YES BANK’s ‘iris’ app provide for customer data security?
A) Two-Factor Verification
B) Password Protection
C) Firewall
D) End-to-End Encryption

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The ‘iris’ app by YES BANK incorporates features like Biometric Authentication, Sim-Binding, and Two-Factor Verification to ensure the utmost safety of the customers’ financial data.

Question 4:
What is the aim of HDFC Group’s new services at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Gujarat?
A) Provide loans to startups
B) Serve only Indian residents
C) Cater to NRIs and the global Indian diaspora
D) Focus on agricultural sector

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The aim of the new services is to offer financial services to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and the global Indian community.

Question 5:
Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)?
A) Virat Kohli
B) Sachin Tendulkar
C) Rahul Dravid
D) M.S. Dhoni

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Rahul Dravid, the cricket legend and current Head Coach of the Indian cricket team, has been announced as the latest brand ambassador for BPCL.

Question 6:
What is the targeted altitude for the new road being constructed in Ladakh?
A) 20,000 feet
B) 19,400 feet
C) 18,500 feet
D) 17,000 feet

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Border Roads Organisation aims to construct the world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at an approximate altitude of 19,400 feet.

Question 7:
Who is partnering with WHO for the new Global Initiative on Digital Health?
A) G20 Germany presidency
B) United Nations
C) G20 India presidency
D) World Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the G20 India presidency announced a new Global Initiative on Digital Health during the Health Minister’s Meeting at the G20 Summit.
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