Current Affairs Quiz: 25 August 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 25 August 2021: The Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as  World Test Championship rankings, World’s largest observation wheel and India's Operation Devi Shakti among others.

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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 August 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 25 August 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 25 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 Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as  World Test Championship rankings, World’s largest observation wheel and India's Operation Devi Shakti among others.

1. Kathy Hochul has become the first female Governor of which US state?

a) New York

b) California 

c) Pennsylvania

d) Washington 

2. Which country is currently at the top spot in World Test Championship (2021-2023) points table?

a) Pakistan

b) England 

c) India 

d) Australia

3. World’s largest and tallest observation wheel is set to open in which city?

a) Dubai 

b) Riyadh 

c) Beijing

d) Tokyo

4. What name has India given to its operation to evacuate citizens from Afghanistan?

a) Operation Himmat 

b) Operation Shakti

c) Operation Bharat 

d) Operation Devi Shakti

5. Which institute has developed India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair vehicle?

a) IIT Delhi 

b) IIT Kanpur

c) IIT Madras 

d) IIT Bombay 

6. Which sportsperson has been chosen to be the face of Adidas 'Stay in Play' campaign?

a) Neeraj Chopra

b) Bajrang Punia

c) Mirabai Chanu

d) PV Sindhu 

7. Which has become the first COVID-19 vaccine to be fully approved by US FDA?

a) Pfizer

b) Moderna

c) J&J

d) Astrazeneca

Answers

1. (a) New York

Kathleen C. Hochul became the first female Governor of New York on August 24, 2021 after predecessor Andrew Cuomo resigned over allegations of sexual harassment.

2. (c) India 

The Indian men's cricket team has taken the top spot in the World Test Championship (2021-2023) points table. Pakistan and West Indies are tied for second place. The next edition of the World Test Championship began with the end of the first one in June 2021. 

3. (a) Dubai 

World’s largest and tallest observation wheel to open in Dubai, UAE on October 21. It will be the latest landmark to join Dubai’s long list of record-breaking attractions.

4. (d) Operation Devi Shakti

India on August 24, 2021 termed the Afghanistan evacuation mission "Operation Devi Shakti". India has so far evacuated more than 800 people from Afghanistan after the Taliban's takeover of Kabul and the fall of the Afghanistan government. 

5. (c) IIT Madras 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras has developed India’s first indigenous motorised wheelchair vehicle that can be used not only on roads but also on uneven terrains.

6. (c) Mirabai Chanu

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medalist Mirabai Chanu was chosen by Adidas on August 25, 2021 as the face of its ''Stay in Play'' campaign. The campaign will be launched for the German footwear and accessories major's latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruating women in sports. The new TechFit Period Proof tights of Adidas features an absorbent layer to help protect against leaks.

7. (a) Pfizer

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has become the first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on August 23, 2021. The vaccine will be marketed as Comirnaty for the public for preventing COVID-19 in individuals 16 years old and above. 

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