Weekly Current Affairs- 10-16 August, 2019
Current affairs are Important Part of any Competitive examination that holds its own importance. In this post, we have provided weekly current affairs from 10th August to 17th August 2019 in question and answer format so that it may be easier for you to learn.
Weekly Current Affairs (10th August 2019)
1. Recently who announced the Vikram Sarabhai Award?
ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)
Notes: ISRO was Established on – 15 August 1969
ISRO headquarters – Bengaluru
Vikram Sara Bhai Space center is located on Thiruvananthpuram
2. Nagasaki Day was Celebrated on
Notes: On this very day an atomic bomb named Little Boy was dropped over Japan by the US.
3. The First Underwater Train will be started in Which State?
Notes: Capital of West Bengal – Kolkata
CM of West Bengal – Mamta Banarjee
Governor of West Bengal – Jagdeep Dhankar
4. The 77th Anniversary of Quit India movement was celebrated on which day?
5. Recently which Country Unveiled the Three Accurate Guided Missiles?
Notes: The name of the three Missiles are Yasin, Balban, and Megh.
Capital of Iran – Tehran
The currency of Iran – Rial
President of Iran – Hassan Rouhani
6. Recently who was conferred by the MS Swaminathan award?
Kenneth M Queen
7. Recently to which state ADB provided 200 Million Dollars for Rural Road Project?
Notes: CM of Maharashtra – Devendra Fadnavis
Governor of Maharastra – C. Vidyasagar Rao
8. Recently who initiated the operation ‘Samagra Shiksha Jal Suraksha Abhiyan’?
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
Notes: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is Union cabinet Minister of Human Resource and Development
9. Which Cricketer recently retired from International Cricket?
Notes: Hashim Amla was the Cricketer of South Africa
10. Recently which country provided Identity Cards to ‘Rohingya Muslims’?
Notes: Capital of Bangladesh- Dhaka
The currency of Bangladesh- Taka
President of Iran – Abdul Hamid
11. Recently which state government launched ‘Laghu Bachat Protsahan Yojna’?
Notes: CM of Odhisha – Navin Patnayak
Governer of Odhisa – Ganeshi Lal
Weekly Current Affairs (11th August 2019)
1. Recently Bio-Fuel Day was celebrated on?
2. Which film was awarded as the best feature film at the 66th film festival award?
3. When will the scheme ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will be initiated?
01 June 2020
4. Which state created a world record by planting 22 Crore trees?
Capital of Uttar Pradesh- Lucknow
CM of Uttar Pradesh- Yogi Aditya Nath
Governor of Uttar Pradesh- Anandiben Patil
5.Recently Published Breastfeeding Ranking, Which state topped?
Capital of Manipur – Imphal
CM of Manipur- N. Biren Singh
Governor of Manipur- Nazma Heptullah
6. Who started the Discover India Scheme?
Headquarter of Air India- New Delhi
MD & CEO- Pradeep Singh
7. Recently which bank collaborated with Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance?
CEO- Padmaja Chunduru
8. Parivar Samridhi Yojna was started by Which State’s CM?
Capital of Haryana- Chandigarh
CM of Haryana- Manohar Lal Khattar
Governor of Haryana- Satyadev Narayan Arya
9. Recently Which Bank Launched its first Health Credit Card?
MD & CEO- Viswa Bir Ahuja
10. International Electric Vehicle Conclave was Organised in?
11. Recently to which country will PM Modi Officially Visit?
Capital of Bhutan- Thimphu
The currency of Bhutan- Ngultrum
PM of Bhutan- Lotay Tshering
Weekly Current Affairs (12th August 2019)
1. Which company became the top retail seller in India?
Notes: Walmart is a US company, established in 1945. It is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States. Present CEO of Walmart is Dong Macmillian.
2. Who won Hunan International Tournament, 2019 held in China?
Surya Shekhar Ganguli
3. Recently who became the first player to take 7 Wickets in a T20 cricket match?
Kalis Ackerman, a player of South Africa
4. Where did the biggest parrot found recently?
Capital of New Zealand – Wellington
The currency of New Zealand – New Zealand Dollar
5. Who hosted the at-home reception for freedom fighters?
6. Recently Chola MS had an agreement with which bank?
Headquarter of Indian Bank – Chennai
CEO of Indian Bank – Padmaja Chundru
7. Who launched ‘Leather Mission’?
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC )
President of KVIC – Vinay Kumar Saxena
8. INS Tarkash went for three days visit to which country?
Capital of Norway – Oslo
9. Recently how much percent of GDP development rate for the Financial year 2020 was anticipated by NCAER?
10. Recently Who consented to come under NADA?
Notes: NADA – National Anti Doping Agency
BCCI Headquarter – Mumbai
BCCI established – December 1928