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Current Affairs Quiz August 21st, 2023

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Question 1:
Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL)?

A) Eknath Shinde
B) Devendra Fadnavis
C) Ajit Pawar
D) Rahul Dravid

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the new brand ambassador for BPCL, as stated in the “Appointments News” section.

Question 2:
What is the significance of the ‘Likaru-Mig La-Fukche’ road?

A) It connects Mumbai to Pune.
B) It will be the world’s highest motorable road.
C) It’s the longest road in India.
D) It’s the first road to be built in plastic.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The ‘Likaru-Mig La-Fukche’ road will be the world’s highest motorable road, spanning an altitude of approximately 19,400 feet, as mentioned in the “National News” section.

Question 3:
What award was Ratan Tata conferred with by the Maharashtra Government?

A) Bharat Ratna
B) Padma Vibhushan
C) Udyog Ratna
D) Nobel Prize in Economics

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Ratan Tata was awarded the ‘Udyog Ratna’ by the Maharashtra Government, as highlighted in the “Awards News” section.

Question 4:
What milestone did INS Vagir achieve?

A) Longest Scorpene Submarine Deployment
B) First Scorpene Submarine to Visit Australia
C) Both A and B
D) Neither A nor B

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. INS Vagir set the record for the longest-ever deployment of a Scorpene-class submarine and also marked the first time an Indian Scorpene-class submarine visited Australian waters, as described in the “National News” section.

Question 5:
Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023?

A) England
B) Australia
C) Switzerland
D) Spain

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. Spain won the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 1-0 victory over England, as reported in the “Sports News” section.

Question 6:
What does the term “Sadbhavana” translate to in English?

A) Unity and Strength
B) Goodwill and Bonafide
C) Courage and Valor
D) Loyalty and Trust

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The term “Sadbhavana” translates to “goodwill and bonafide” in English, as stated in the “Important Days News” section.

Question 7:
What is the focus of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2023?

A) To reduce tax rates
B) To focus on online activities
C) To introduce new goods into the tax bracket
D) To abolish GST

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2023, is focused on refining provisions related to online activities, as noted in the “National News” section.

Question 8:
What record did Srinagar’s Tulip Garden achieve?

A) World’s largest tulip garden
B) Most visited garden in Asia
C) Asia’s largest and most spectacular tulip park
D) Garden with the most varieties of flowers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden in Srinagar entered the World Book of Records as Asia’s largest and most spectacular tulip park, as mentioned in the “Miscellaneous News” section.
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