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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 August 2019

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 66th National Film Awards, PM Modi Man vs Wild episode and International Youth Day 2019 among others.

Aug 12, 2019 17:33 IST
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12 August 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes 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 66th National Film Awards, PM Modi Man vs Wild episode and International Youth Day 2019 among others.

1. Who won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Actress?
a) Alia Bhatt
b) Radhika Apte
c) Tabu
d) Keerthy Suresh

2. When will the PM Modi Man vs Wild episode with Bear Grylls be telecasted?
a) August 12th
b) August 13th
c) August 15th
d) August 16th

3. Which company would be acquiring 20 percent stake in Reliance’s oil refinery and chemical business?
a) Sinopec
b) ExxonMobil
c) Saudi Aramco
d) Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

4. What was the theme of International Youth Day 2019?
a) Education for All
b) Transforming Education
c) Equal Opportunities
d) Youth the Future

5. Which film won the national film award 2019 for “Best Film”?
a) Uri
b) Padman
c) Hellaro
d) Andhadhun

6. Which ministry recently approved child care leave in case of when a male is single parent?
a) Ministry of Finance
b) Ministry of Defence
c) Ministry of Railways
d) Ministry of Education

7. Name the book based on M. Venkaiah Naidu’s two years as Vice President of India.
a) Listening, Learning and Leading
b) From a party worker to Vice President of India
c) Not a common man
d) Vice President of India as Citizen of India

8. Which state government launched 'Mukhyamantri Madad Yojana' to provide assistance on the birth of a child and death of a family member in a tribal family?
a) Rajasthan
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Telangana
d) Madhya Pradesh

9. What is the name of the father of ISRO, on whose 100th birthday, Google has dedicated a doodle?
a) Homi Bhabha
b) Ramesha Chandra
c) Vikram Sarabhai
d) Anil Vijayan

10. NITI Aayog recently launched the fourth edition of Women Transforming India Awards in which city?
a) Delhi
b) Jaipur
c) Chennai
d) Hyderabad

Answers

1. (d) Keerthy Suresh
Keerthy Suresh won the Best Actress award at the 66th National Film Awards for her performance in Telugu film Mahanati.

2. (a) August 12th
PM Modi Man vs Wild special episode with Bear Grylls will be telecasted across the world at 9 pm on August 12. PM Modi will be seen venturing into the wild with Bear Grylls in a special Discovery broadcast.

3. (c) Saudi Aramco
Saudi Aramco would be acquiring 20 percent stake in RIL’s oil refinery and chemical business at a value of $75 billion or over 5.3 lakh crore. The announcement was made by Mukesh Ambani during the 42nd Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries on August 12.

4. (b) Transforming Education
The International Youth Day was observed across the world on August 12 to recognize the efforts put in by the youth for the betterment of the society. The International Youth Day 2019 theme is “Transforming education”.

5. (c) Hellaro
Gujarati Movie Hellaro won the ‘Best Film’ award at the 66th national film awards 2019.

6. (b) Ministry of Defence
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved extending benefits of child care leave to single male service personnel. Single male service personnel and woman officers of defence forces will also be able to avail CCL in respect of child with 40 per cent disability without any restriction of age limit for the child.

7. (a) Listening, Learning and Leading
Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah launched the book ‘Listening, Learning and Leading’ recently. This book is based on Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu’s two years in office. The book captures glimpses of the Vice President’s 330 public engagements across the country during this period.

8. (d) Madhya Pradesh
Under the Mukhyamantri Madad Yojana, 50 kg wheat and rice will be given to the family on birth of a boy or girl in a tribal family. On the death of a member of the family, the government will provide 100 kg of wheat or rice and utensils for cooking.

9. (c) Vikram Sarabhai
Google has paid its tribute to the founder of ISRO Vikram Sarabhai by a Google Doodle. Google is celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of award-winning Indian physicist, industrialist, and innovator Vikram Sarabhai. Dr. Vikram Sarabhai is also known as the father of Indian space programme.

10. (A) Delhi
NITI Aayog has launched the Fourth Edition of Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards, in collaboration with the United Nations in New Delhi. The nominations can be filed on behalf of individuals or by the individuals themselves at https://wep.gov.in.

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