Important Current Affairs Questions Answers of August 11 – 17, 2021

Q11. The Rajya Sabha has returned the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 after a brief discussion. The bill seeks to amend the Income-Tax Act, ____, and the Finance Act, ____.

  • 1941, 2012
  • 1951, 2012
  • 1961, 2012
  • 1971, 2012

Answer: C. 1961, 2012

Q12. Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested the creation of a maritime security body in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to address all issues regarding-

  • Piracy
  • Maritime crimes
  • Terrorism
  • All of these

Answer: D. All of these

Q13. Which of the following state governments renames the Kakori Conspiracy as Kakori Train Action?

  • Assam
  • Maharashtra
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal

Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

Q14. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to push for cricket’s inclusion in the ____ Los Angeles Olympic Games.

  • 2024
  • 2028
  • 2032
  • 2036

Answer: B. 2028

Q15. World Lion Day is celebrated every year on August 10. The theme of 2021 World Lion Day was-

  • Slow elimination of the India lion
  • Slow elimination of the American lion
  • Slow elimination of the African lion
  • None of these

Answer: C. Slow elimination of the African lion

Q16. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology informed that, India’s first Internet Governance Forum will be held on-

  • September, 2021
  • October, 2021
  • November, 2021
  • December, 2021

Answer: B. October, 2021

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