Current Affairs Quiz: 10 August 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover Current Affairs 2021 topics such as Deep Ocean Mission, Kakori Train Robbery and cricket in Olympics among others. 

Created On: Aug 10, 2021 17:38 ISTModified On: Aug 16, 2021 16:00 IST
Current Affairs Quiz
Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs 10 August 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover Current Affairs 2021 topics such as Deep Ocean Mission, Kakori Train Robbery and cricket in Olympics among others. 

1. The centre has allocated how much fund to implement the Deep Ocean Mission?

a) Rs 4077 crore

b) Rs 3000 crore 

c) Rs 2567 crore 

d) Rs 5873 crore 

2. Which state government has renamed Kakori Conspiracy as Kakori Train Action?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) Punjab

3. Which year did Kakori Train robbery happen?

a) 1925

b) 1929

c) 1931

d) 1947

4. ICC plans to bid for cricket's inclusion in which edition of Olympic Games?

a) 2024 Paris Olympics 

b) 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

c) 2032 Brisbane Olympics

d) 2036 Olympics

5. Who of the following is known as the father of modern Olympics?

a) Demetrius Vikelas

b) Henri de Baillet-Latour 

c) J. Sigfrid Edström

d) Pierre De Coubertin

6. When is World Lion Day 2021 observed?

a) August 8th

b) August 9th

c) August 10th

d) August 11th

7. Which among the following is a three-dose COVID-19 vaccine?

a) ZyCoV-D

b) Sputnik V

c) J&J

d) Moderna

8. Which former Indian President's birth anniversary is observed on August 10th?

a) Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

b) Zakir Husain

c) V. V. Giri

d) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Answers

  1. a) Rs 4077 crore

The Union Earth Sciences Ministry will implement Deep Ocean Mission at budget of Rs 4077 crore in five years. This was informed by Minister of State for Science and Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

  1. a) Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government has renamed the landmark freedom movement event “Kakori Train Conspiracy” as “Kakori Train Action” in a tribute to the revolutionaries who were hanged for robbing a train at Kakori to buy weapons in 1925.

  1. a) 1925

The Kakori train robbery took place on August 9, 1925. The robbery was planned by Ram Prasad Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan who belonged to the Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) to purchase weapons to support India's struggle for independence.

  1. b) 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

 

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that it is planning to push for cricket's inclusion in the Olympic Games. The ICC aims to bid for the sport's inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

  1. d) Pierre De Coubertin

Pierre De Coubertin(1863-1937) is known as the father of modern Olympics. He was born in a French noble family. He had occupied the position of the chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC) was also the designer of the symbol and flag of Olympics.

  1. c) August 10th

World Lion Day is celebrated every year on August 10 to raise awareness about lions and mobilise support for their protection and conservation.

  1. a) ZyCoV-D

Zydus Cadila's three-dose COVID-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D is expected to get emergency use approval later this week, informed sources. ZyCoV-D is the world's first plasmid DNA vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine will be administered in a gap of 0-28-56-days.

  1. c) V. V. Giri

Varahagiri Venkata Giri's (V.V Giri) birth anniversary was observed on August 10th. He was born on August 10, 1894. He was the fourth president of India, who served from August 24, 1969 to August 24, 1974. He was the only president to be elected as an independent candidate.

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