Current Affairs Quiz: 12 August 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover Current Affairs 2021 topics such as International Youth Day 2021, Fit India Freedom Runs 2.0 and faceless transport services among others. 

Created On: Aug 12, 2021 16:30 ISTModified On: Aug 20, 2021 19:02 IST
Current Affairs Quiz
Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs 12 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 International Youth Day 2021, Fit India Freedom Runs 2.0 and faceless transport services among others. 

1. Which state will host Investor Summit on August 13th?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Karnataka

c) Gujarat

d) Telangana

2. When is International Youth Day 2021?

a) August 11th

b) August 12th

c) August 13th

d) August 14th 

3. What is the theme of International Youth Day 2021?

a) Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health

b) Youth for Climate Action

c) Youth -Innovate, Challenge and Take Action

d) Youth for Ocean health system

4. Which state government has decided to give 1 percent reservation in education and jobs to children orphaned due to COVID-19?

a) Maharashtra

b) Gujarat 

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Madhya Pradesh

5. When will Fit India Freedom Runs 2.0 be launched?

a) August 12th

b) August 13th

c) August 14th

d) August 15th

6. RDIF has proposed to start joint trial of which vaccine with Sputnik Light for a booster shot?

a) J&J

b) Moderna

c) Pfizer

d) Covaxin

7. Which state's Chief Minister has launched faceless transport services?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Haryana

c) Punjab

d) Delhi

Answers

1. (c) Gujarat 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to virtually address the Investor Summit in Gujarat at 11 am on August 13, 2021. The Investor Summit is being organized by the Gujarat government and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to attract investment to set up vehicle scrapping infrastructure under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy.

2. (b) August 12th 

International Youth Day is celebrated every year on August 12th. The day is celebrated every year to focus on youth issues and bring them to the attention of the international community.

3. (a) Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health

International Youth Day is celebrated every year on August 12th to focus on youth issues and bring them to the attention of the international community. The day's theme is "Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health".

4. (a) Maharashtra

Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur informed on August 11, 2021 that the state government has decided to give 1 percent reservation in education and jobs to children orphaned due to COVID-19. It has also been decided to give concessions in age, examination fees, scholarships under education, reimbursement of tuition fees as per Scheduled Castes which will bring new light in the lives of orphans.

5. (b) August 13th

Fit India Freedom Runs 2.0 will be launched on August 13, 2021 as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur will launch the Nationwide programme. 

6. (c) Pfizer 

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) informed on August 11, 2021 that it has proposed to Pfizer to start joint combination trials with Sputnik Light for a booster COVID-19 vaccine shot. 

7. (d) Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on August 11, 2021 launched faceless transport services in Delhi. Under this initiative, 33 transport services will go completely faceless and online except for driving tests and fitness tests for vehicles.

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