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August 2019 Top 100 Current Affairs Questions and Answers
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QUESTION NO (1) National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) which is world’s largest teacher’s training programme launched on which date?
ANSWER: August 21, 2019 by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
QUESTION NO (2) ‘Fit India Movement’ launched by whom in New Delhi on 29 August 2019?
ANSWER: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi (at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi).
QUESTION NO (3) Who has been designated as the Special Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind?
ANSWER: E L S N Bala Prasad.
QUESTION NO (4) Prime Minister Narendra Modi got honoured with highest civilian award “Order Of Zayed” on 24 August, 2019 by which country?
ANSWER: United Arab Emirates.
QUESTION NO (5) Who has been appointed as Union Defence Secretary of India from 23 August 2019?
ANSWER: Ajay Kumar.
QUESTION NO (6) According to the Union government, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh will be finally converted from a state to the UT (Union-Territories) on which date?
ANSWER: 31st October 2019.
QUESTION NO (7) Name the former President of India conferred with the ‘Bharat Ratna’ by President Ram Nath Kovind on 8 August 2019?
ANSWER: Pranab Mukherjee.
QUESTION NO (8) Article 370 has been scrapped by whom?
ANSWER: The Indian Parliament (Rajya Sabha on 5 August 2019 and Lok Sabha on 6 August 2019).
QUESTION NO (9) ‘V. G. Siddhartha Hegde’ who passed away recently was the founder of which largest coffee chain in India?
ANSWER: Cafe Coffee Day (CCD).
QUESTION NO (10) Who took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?
ANSWER: ICAS Officer Girraj Prasad Gupta.
QUESTION NO (11) Dalilah Muhammad set a new record in women’s 400 meters hurdles title in 52.20 seconds. She belongs to which country?
ANSWER: United States of America.
QUESTION NO (12) Who is the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in a decade?
ANSWER: Indian Batsman Virat Kohli.
QUESTION NO (13) Current Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K. Sivan has been awarded by Tamil Nadu Government with which award?
ANSWER: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award.
QUESTION NO (14) Name the Former Prime Minister of India has been elected as a member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan?
ANSWER: Dr. Manmohan Singh.
QUESTION NO (15) Which is the second state in India to have plan for antimicrobial resistance (AMR)?
ANSWER: Madhya Pradesh (first state was Kerala).
QUESTION NO (16) Former Minister of External Affairs ‘Sushma Swaraj’ died on which date?
ANSWER: 6 August 2019.
QUESTION NO (17) What was the theme of the India-Nepal Logistics Summit held in Kathmandu On July 28, 2019?
ANSWER: Transforming Logistics Landscape.
QUESTION NO (18) Name the Indian telecom company has been decided to to shut down 3G network across India by March 2020?
ANSWER: Bharti Airtel.
QUESTION NO (19) The 15th India-US Defence Policy Group meeting, 2019 on defense was held at on 2nd August 2019 at where?
ANSWER: Washington D.C.
QUESTION NO (20) United States has officially labeled which country as “currency manipulator”?
QUESTION NO (21) 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ meeting hosted in which city from July 30 to Aug 3, 2019?
ANSWER: Bangkok (Capital of Thailand).
QUESTION NO (22) Among the 17 countries facing ‘Extremely High’ water stress, India is stands on which position?
ANSWER: 13th position.
QUESTION NO (23) ‘Lok Seva Bhawan’ is the new name of which state Secretariat?
QUESTION NO (24) Nitin Bagmane has been appointed as the interim COO of which Company?
ANSWER: Coffee Day Enterprises.
QUESTION NO (25) Israel with the American Missile Defense Agency successfully conducted a series of tests of which missile defense system in Alaska?
ANSWER: Arrow 3 missile defense system.