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

9th August

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?

West Bengal

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?

8th August

5. Recently which Country Unveiled the Three Accurate Guided Missiles? 

Iran

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?

Maharastra

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?

Hashim Amla

Notes: Hashim Amla was the Cricketer of South Africa

10. Recently which country provided Identity Cards to ‘Rohingya Muslims’?

Bangladesh

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’?

Odisha

Notes:  CM of Odhisha – Navin Patnayak

Governer of Odhisa – Ganeshi Lal

See also: Fundamental Rights in the Constitution of India

Weekly Current Affairs (11th August 2019)

1. Recently Bio-Fuel Day was celebrated on?

10 August

2. Which film was awarded as the best feature film at the 66th film festival award?

Hellaro

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?

Uttar Pradesh

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?

Manipur

Capital of Manipur – Imphal

CM of Manipur- N. Biren Singh

Governor  of Manipur- Nazma Heptullah

6. Who started the Discover India Scheme?

Air India

Headquarter of Air India- New Delhi

MD & CEO- Pradeep Singh

7. Recently which bank collaborated with Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance?

Indian Bank

Headquarter- Chennai

CEO- Padmaja Chunduru

8. Parivar Samridhi Yojna was started by Which State’s CM?

Haryana

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?

RBL Bank

Headquarter- Mumbai

MD & CEO- Viswa Bir Ahuja

10. International Electric Vehicle Conclave was Organised in?

Manesar

11. Recently to which country will PM Modi Officially Visit?

Bhutan

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?

Walmart

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?

New Zealand

Capital of New Zealand – Wellington

The currency of New Zealand – New Zealand Dollar

5. Who hosted the at-home reception for freedom fighters?

Ramnath Kovind

6. Recently Chola MS had an agreement with which bank?

Indian 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?

Norway

Capital of Norway – Oslo

9. Recently how much percent of GDP development rate for the Financial year 2020 was anticipated by NCAER?

6.2 %

10. Recently Who consented to come under NADA?

BCCI

Notes: NADA – National Anti Doping Agency

BCCI Headquarter – Mumbai

BCCI established – December 1928

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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