Current Affairs Quiz: 4 August 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as earthquake early warning mobile app,  Hiroshima Day and India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier among others. 

Created On: Aug 4, 2021 19:51 IST
Current Affairs Quiz
Current Affairs Quiz

4 August 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as earthquake early warning mobile app,  Hiroshima Day and India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier among others. 

1. Which state government plans to bring a policy for the protection of forests?

a) Rajasthan

b) Gujarat

c) Tamil Nadu 

d) Kerala

2. India’s first earthquake early warning mobile app has been launched for which state?

a) Sikkim

b) Assam

c) Gujarat 

d) Uttarakhand

3. Which wrestler has stormed into 57 Kg finals, assuring India of its fourth medal?

a) Deepak Punia 

b) Anshu Malik 

c) Ravi Kumar Dahiya 

d) Sonam Malik

4. What is the name of India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier that has begun its maiden sea trials?

a) INS Vikrant

b) INS Akash

c) INS Shakti 

d) INS Triveni 

5. Which day is marked as Hiroshima Day?

a) August 5th

b) August 6th

c) August 7th

d) August 8th

6. Lovlina Borgohain won which medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020?

a) Gold 

b) Silver

c) Bronze

d) None of the Above

7. Who has become the first Indian sportsperson to enter javelin throw finals?

a) Neeraj Chopra

b) Shivpal Singh

c) Tajinderpal Singh Toor

d) Ravi Kumar Dahiya 

Answers

1. (a) Rajasthan

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot informed on August 1, 2021, that the state government has been planning to soon bring a policy for the protection of forests in Rajasthan. He informed about the forest policy during the virtual launch of the scheme under which the medicinal plants will be distributed to the people of Rajasthan.

2. (d) Uttarakhand 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee informed on August 4, 2021, that it has launched the ‘Uttarakhand Bhookamp alert’ app, which is India’s first Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) mobile app.

3. (c) Ravi Kumar Dahiya 

India has been guaranteed its 4th medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020, as wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya advanced into the finals of the men's freestyle 57 Kg event on August 4, 2021. 

4. (a) INS Vikrant 

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant began its much-awaited sea trials on August 4, 2021. INS Vikrant is the largest and most complex warship built in the country.

5. (b) August 6th

Hiroshima Day is marked by Japan every year on August 6. The day aims at raising awareness about the devastating power of the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki ending the Second World war.

6. (c) Bronze 

Lovlina Borgohain has won India's third medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020. She is now the third Indian boxer to win bronze at the Olympics after Vijender Singh won bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Mary Kom won bronze at the 2012 London Olympics. 

7. (a) Neeraj Chopra

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has become the first-ever Indian to qualify for the javelin throw finals. He qualified for the men's javelin final with an 86.65m throw on his first attempt. Shivpal Singh bows out in the qualification round.

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