Latest Current Affairs Questions Answers August 18 – 24, 2021

Q21. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the National Monetisation Pipeline in Delhi on August 23, 2021 about ____.

  • Greenfield assets
  • Brownfield assets
  • Both of these assets
  • None of these

Answer: B. Brownfield assets

Q22. Recently researchers identified a Covid antibody ____ which provides protection against a wide range of COVID-19 variants.

  • SARS1-38
  • SARS2-38
  • SARS3-38
  • SARS4-38

Answer: B. SARS2-38

Q23. India’s first smog tower inaugurated in which of the following places?

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Kolkata

Answer: A. Delhi.

Explanation: Smog tower are designed to work as large-scale air purifiers

Q24. India recently signed a deal with ___ to procure 70,000 AK-203 assault rifles.

  • USA
  • UK
  • Germany
  • Russia

Answer: D. Russia

Q25. As per the recent announcement by Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh India is going to have ____ more earthquake observatories in the next 5 years.

  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 500

Answer: A. 100

Q26. India’s Shaili Singh won the silver medal in the women’s ____ event at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

  • Pole vault
  • Long jump
  • High jump
  • Javelin throw

Answer: A. B. long jump

Q27. India’s highest altitude at the height of 11,000 feet, a herbal park inaugurated in ____.

  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Sikkim
  • Uttarakhand

Answer: D. Uttarakhand

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