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16 to 20 August 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 16 to 20 August 2019 :
Who among the following has been nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in the National Sports Awards 2019?
A. Ravindra Jadeja
B. R. Ashwin
C. Deepa Malik
D. Dipa Karmakar
Answer: C
Explanation: A day after wrestler Bajrang Punia's name was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the 12-member selection committee added 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik to this prestigious list. Malik is the second Indian Paralympian after Devendra Jhajharia (2017), and the first woman in the category, to be nominated for this coveted award.

Name the card, which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bhutan .
A. Maestro
B. RuPay
C. Mastercard
D. Visa
Answer: B
Explanation: PM launched RuPay Card in Bhutan by making a purchase at Simtokha Dzong which functions as a monastic and administrative centre and is one of the oldest dzongs in Bhutan. On increasing the currency swap limit for Bhutan under the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) currency swap framework, PM said India’s approach is “positive”, adding that an additional $100 million will be available to Bhutan under a standby swap arrangement to meet the foreign exchange requirement.

PM Modi recently inaugurated Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant in which country?
A. Bangladesh
B. Bhutan
C. Sri Lanka
D. Malaysia
Answer: B
Explanation: Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant in Bhutan was recently inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. It is a one of the major projects under Bhutan's initiative to generate 10,000 MW hydropower by 2020.

Which country hosts the world’s largest SO2 emission hotspot?
A. China 
B. South Africa
C. India
D. Russia
Answer: B
Explanation: India is the largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide in the world, as per the data released by environmental NGO Greenpeace on August 19, 2019. Anthropogenic sulphur dioxide is produced from burning of coal and it is known to largely contribute to air pollution.

Whose 75th birth anniversary was observed on August 20, 2019?
A. Rajiv Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. A P J Abdul Kalam
D. Narendra Modi
Answer: A
Explanation: Former Prime Minister of India, late Rajiv Gandhi’s 75th birth anniversary was observed on August 20, 2019. Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944 in Mumbai. The Indian National Congress observes the day as 'Sadbhavna Divas'..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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