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3rd August Most Important Current Affairs for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.


Daily Current Affairs for Jkssb and Jk Bank Po exams. 

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3rd August Most Important Current Affairs for JKSSB and JK Bank Exams.
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Q.1) Which state government has approved ADB-funded Rs 1,000 crore project for farmers?
(1) Madhya Pradesh
(2) Tamil Nadu
(3) Telangana
(4) Maharashtra
Correct Answer - (4) Maharashtra
Explanation:
Maharashtra has approved an ADB-funded Rs 1,000 crore project for boosting fruit and vegetable production in the state. The Maharashtra Agribusiness Network (MagNet) project, which has been approved, aims to help farmers across all districts in the state for the next six years.

Q.2) The Underground Ballistic Missiles during 'Great Prophet 14' Military Exercise was launched by;
(1) China
(2) Israel
(3) Iran
(4) Russia
Correct Answer - (3) Iran
Explanation:
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a paramilitary force, launched the underground ballistic missiles from the depths of the Earth in a completely camouflaged way during the last day of 'Great Prophet 14'(code name- "Payambar e Azam 14") military exercise near Gulf waters.

Q.3) India’s first Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)-approved drone training school has been launched in which city?
(1) New Delhi
(2) Hyderabad
(3) Bengaluru
(4) Mumbai
Correct Answer - (4) Mumbai
Explanation:
The Bombay Flying Club (BFC) in Mumbai has become the first Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)-approved drone training school in India. The BFC clubs will now be eligible for conducting remote pilot training for remotely piloted aircraft systems.

Q.4) Along with which country did India launch the Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA)?
(1) Germany
(2) Korea
(3) Japan
(4) UK
Correct Answer - (4) UK
Explanation:
Innovating for Clean Air (IfCA), a two-year UK-India joint initiative providing Indian and UK stakeholders opportunities to test interventions related to air quality and EV integration.

Q.5) Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship programme of this Ministry.
(1) Science & Technology
(2) Human Resources and Development
(3) Earth Science
(4) Home Affairs
Correct Answer - (2) Human Resources and Development
Explanation:
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Human Resources and Development. Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (UBA-IITD), and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi. Under the MoU, it is expected to lay the foundation for cooperation and joint action in the area of UBA for rural development of India.

Q.6) Name the Indian wrestler has been appointed as a deputy director in the Sports and Youth Affairs Department of Haryana.
(1) Gita Phogat
(2) Sakshi Malik
(3) Vinesh Phogat
(4) Babita Phogat
Correct Answer - (4) Babita Phogat
Explanation:
Indian wrestler Babita Phogat and Kabaddi player Kavita Devi have been appointed as deputy directors in the Sports and Youth Affairs Department of Haryana. The announcement was through two separate orders issued on July 29 by the principal secretary of the Haryana Government's Sports and Youth Affairs Department.

Q.7) Who represented India at the 6th BRICS Environment Ministers' Meeting?
(1) Narendra Modi
(2) Prakash Javadekar
(3) Rajnath Singh
(4) Harsh Vardhan
Correct Answer - (2) Prakash Javadekar
Explanation:
India's Prakash Javadekar and the Environment Ministers of the five BRICS countries participated in the 6th BRICS Environment Ministers' Meeting on July 30, 2020. The video conference was held under the Presidency of Russia.

Q.8) The Power Finance Corporation signed an agreement with which IIT for training, research and
Entrepreneurship Development (ED) in smart grid technology?
(1) IIT Calcutta
(2) IIT Delhi
(3) IIT-Kanpur
(4) IIT Madras
Correct Answer - (3) IIT-Kanpur
Explanation:
The PFC (Power Finance Corporation) signed an agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) to provide training, research and Entrepreneurship Development (ED) in Smart grid technology. Objective: To provide support for the IIT-Kanpur to develop the infrastructure of the research and development on smart grid technology. Budget: The PFC will provide financial assistance of Rs. 2.38 crore to the IIT-K under its CSR initiative.

Q.9) The Atal Innovation Mission has launched the AIM iCREST, in collaboration with which of these
organisations?
(1) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
(2) World Economic Forum
(3) UNICEF
(4) USAID
Correct Answer - (1) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Explanation:
NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), has launched AIM iCREST, a first of its kind initiative, for advancing innovation to enable the incubation ecosystem, at scale in India. AIM iCREST is an Incubator Capabilities enhancement program for a Robust Ecosystem focused on creating high performing Startups. AIM has collaborated with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wadhwani Foundation, which will lend credible support and expertise in the entrepreneurship and innovation space.

Q.10) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India inaugurated the new Supreme Court building in which of the following countries?
(1) Mauritius
(2) Seychelles
(3) Maldives
(4) Cambodia
Correct Answer - (1) Mauritius
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Mr Pravind Jugnauth jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building in Mauritius through video conference on 30 July. New Supreme Court building is the first India assisted infrastructure project in Mauritius to be inaugurated after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Q.11) Who has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner of newly set up Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA)?
(1) Nidhi Khare
(2) Vineet Mathur
(3) Pramod K Tiwari
(4) Anupam Mishra
Correct Answer - (1) Nidhi Khare
Explanation:
Smt. Nidhi Khare, the Additional Secretary in the Department of Consumer Affairs, has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner of CCPA.

Q.12) UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed MoU with which state government to strengthen the
industrial development?
(1) Punjab
(2) Gujarat
(3) Rajasthan
(4) Haryana
Correct Answer - (2) Gujarat
Explanation:
The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) over a virtual platform with the Industrial Extension Bureau (iNDEXTb), Industries and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat to speed up the business and industrial development process of Gujarat.

Q.13) Which state government announced "Chief Minister's Entrepreneurship Development
Programme" to address working capital shortage (July 2020)?
(1) Maharashtra
(2) Andhra Pradesh
(3) Kerala
(4) Odisha
Correct Answer - (3) Kerala
Explanation:
Kerala government announced a new scheme namely "Chief Minister's Entrepreneurship Development Programme" to address the issues of shortage of working capital and availability of credit faced by startups and small entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 pandemic. The programme will be implemented through the Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC).

Q.14) Which country is going to host the 6th annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
(AIIB) in 2021?
(1) Sri Lanka
(2) Bangladesh
(3) UAE
(4) Australia
Correct Answer - (3) UAE
Explanation:
During the meet, it was also decided that the sixth Annual Meeting will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Oct. 27-28, 2021 which will be the first annual meeting in the Middle East. It will take place in parallel with the Dubai World Expo. UAE was also one of the founding members of AIIB.

Q.15) Who authored the book named "Burnt Sugar" or "Girl in White Cotton"?
(1) Rahul Mahajan
(2) Kritika Pandey
(3) Avni Doshi
(4) Tulika Mehrotra
Correct Answer - (3) Avni Doshi
Explanation:
A debut novel 'Burnt Sugar' authored by Avni Doshi has been published in the United Kingdom (UK) and it was one among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2020 Booker Prize. A version of the same novel has been published in India under the title Girl in White Cotton.

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