Current Affairs Quiz -11 to 17 August, 2019 – Assam TET-Police- APSC

Weekly Current Affairs 2019

 11 to 17 August

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

2. When 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. When International Youth Day was celebrated?

a) 11 August

b) 12 August

c) 13 August

d) 14 August

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 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

6. 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

7. Who was elected as the first woman President of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)?
a) Chandrima Shaha
b) Aditi Pant
c) Shubha Tole
d) Yamuna Krishnan

8. Who has become the first Indian to win world title in motorsports?
a) Aishwarya Pissay
b) Mehul Sahney
c) Mrinal Pandey
d) Rita Vieira

9. Which Union Minister launched the Swachh Survekshan 2020 recently?
a) Amit Shah
b) Hardeep Singh Puri
c) Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
d) Smriti Irani

10. Which state’s police has banned offering of namaz on roads?
a) Delhi
b) UP
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

Weekly Current Affairs 2019

11. When will the World Sanskrit Divas 2019 be celebrated?
a) 14 August
b) 15 August
c) 16 August
d) 17 August

12. Who will be awarded with Vir Chakra during Independence Day 2019 celebrations?
a)Rajiv Arora
b) K L Nayak
c) Abhinandan Varthaman
d) Sumit Prakash

13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of the post of Chief in which sector in his Independence Day speech 2019?
a) Finance
b) Defence
c) Railways
d) Infrastructure

14. The Panchamirtham prasadam was recently granted the GI tag. It belongs to which state?
a) Kerala
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Telangana
d) Tamil Nadu

15. Which batsman has become first cricketer to score 20,000 international runs in a decade?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Rohit Sharma
c) Babar Azam
d) Francois du Plessis

16. Who has been recently honoured with Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Award?
a) Amitabh Kant
b) K. Sivan
c) Dr. Rajiv Kumar
d) M.K. Rudra

17. Who is the author of the book “Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified”?

a) Parvez Sharma

b) Iqbal Chand Malhotra

c) Jabbar Patel

d) Aleksa Muhammed Fazil

18. The researchers at which IIT have developed low-cost blood test device?

a) IIT Kanpur

b) IIT Kharagpur

c) IIT Bombay

c) IIT Delhi

19. On which date, the 2019 edition of World Organ Donation Day (WODD) is observed recently?

a) August 12

b) August 13

c) August 14

d) August 15

20. Which Indian Armed force has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu?

a) Indian Air Force

b) Indian Navy

c) Indian Army

d) Indian Coast Guard


1-D 5-B 9-B 13-B 17-B
2-A 6-A 10-B 14-D 18-B
3-B 7-A 11-B 15-A 19-B
4-B 8-A 12-C 16-B 20-C

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