August 6 Daily GK Quiz

06 Aug, 2019
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  • Question 1: Kanti Bhatt was a vetran...?
  • Explanation:Bhatt was also the founding editor of one of the leading Gujarati magazines - Abhiyan.
  • Question 2: ISRO will be setting up Space Situational Awareness Control Centre in...?
  • Explanation:New centre will have a forecast system for Space Situational Awareness and Management (SSAM),
  • Question 3: __ will convert heritage properties into hotels to boost tourism?
  • Explanation:The West Bengal government has decided to convert heritage properties into hotels to boost tourism in the state. State Chief Secretary Maloy Dey has directed all District Magistrates to identify heritage properties with potential for conversion into hotels, and sought detailed information on the matter at the earliest.
  • Question 4: Which committee has been set up to revise the current series of WPI?
  • Explanation: The Government has constituted a Working Group for the revision of the current series of Wholesale Price Index. In a release, Commerce and Industry Ministry said, Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member, Niti Aayog will be the chairman of the 18-member committee. The Office of Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade will be the nodal office for the Working Group and will process the report and recommendation of the Group for further necessary action.
  • Question 5: Government plans to roll out one nation, one ration card by ...?
  • Explanation:The new mechanism will ensure that no poor person is deprived of Public Distribution System, PDS entitlement if the person shifts from one place to another.
  • Question 6: Just in news VPM1002 and Immuvac are the two vaccines for
  • Explanation:The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has launched India‚Äôs first large-scale trial for two new TB vaccines - VPM1002 and Immuvac.
  • Question 7: ___ has become the first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system?
  • Explanation:AMBIS - Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification.
  • Question 8: How much fund has been allocated for Kosi-Mechi Interlinking project?
  • Explanation:Kosi-Mechi Interlinking project will interlink Kosi and Mechi rivers of Bihar.
  • Question 9: President Kovind has given his assent to AERA (Amendment) Bill- 2019. What is the meaning of E in it?
  • Explanation:President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India, AERA (Amendment) Bill- 2019. A Gazette Notification to this effect has been issued.
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