Current Affairs Quiz: 26 August 2021

The Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as  most attractive manufacturing hub, Greater Malé Connectivity Project and Fatah-1  rocket system launch among others. 

Created On: Aug 26, 2021 18:58 ISTModified On: Aug 27, 2021 12:06 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 26 August 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 26 August 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 26 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  most attractive manufacturing hub, Greater Malé Connectivity Project and Fatah-1  rocket system launch among others. 

1. Which nation conducted a successful test flight of Fatah-1 on August 24, 2021?

a) India

b) Bangladesh

c) Turkey 

d) Pakistan

2. Whose 111th Birth Anniversary was commemorated on August 26, 2021?

a) Mother Teresa

b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 

c) Jawaharlal Nehru

d) Bipin Chandra Pal 

3. Which country has become the second-most attractive manufacturing hub after China?

a) India 

b) France

c) Bangladesh

d) Malaysia

4. When was International Dog Day 2021 observed?

a) August 24th

b) August 25th 

c) August 26th 

d) August 27th 

5. India has signed a pact with which nation for the largest-ever infrastructure project?

a) Malaysia

b) Indonesia

c) Vietnam

d) Maldives 

6. The UNSC has how many non-permanent members?

a) 10

b) 5

c) 6

d) 7

7. Where is the headquarters of ADB located?

a) New York

b) Manila

c) Geneva

d) London 

Answers

1. (d) Pakistan 

Pakistan successfully conducted a test flight of its indigenously-made guided multi-launch rocket system, Fatah-1 on August 24, 2021. The rocket is capable of delivering conventional warheads up to a range of 140 kilometres. 

2. (a) Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa's 111th Birth Anniversary was commemorated on August 26, 2021. She was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje. She came to India in 1929, where she worked at St Mary’s High School for girls. She soon realized that her calling was to help the poor and underprivileged. 

3. (a) India 

India has surpassed the United States to become second most attractive and sought-after manufacturing destination globally, after China, as per Cushman & Wakefield 2021 Global Manufacturing Risk Index. In last year's index, the US was ranked second while India was ranked third.

4. (c) August 26th 

The International Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 26 to recognize and celebrate every dog, no matter what breed they are. The day aims to draw attention to the plight of canines as well as encourage adoption. 

5. (d) Maldives 

India and Maldives on August 26, 2021 signed a pact for the largest-ever infrastructure project, Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP). The Greater Malé Connectivity Project(GMCP) is one of India's biggest new development projects in the Maldives and the biggest infrastructure project in the Maldives overall. 

6. (a) 10

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) comprises fifteen members, among which five are permanent - US, UK, China, Russia and France and 10 are non-permanent members. 

7. (b) Manila

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank that is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Manila, Philippines. It was established on December 19, 1966.

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