Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 13 to 19 August 2023 for competitive exams.
Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 13 to 19 August 2023
Q.: In which weight category did Priya Malik win the gold medal at U20 World Wrestling Championships in August 2023?
a) 68 kg
b) 76 kg
c) 80 kg
d) 85 kg
Q.: Who clinched the 10m air pistol mixed team gold at the ISSF World Championship 2023?
a) Ilayda Tarhan and Yusuf Dikec
b) Esha Singh and Shiva Narwal
c) China’s shooting duo
d) Turkish shooting team
Q.; Where was India’s first 3D concrete Printed Post Office building inaugurated?
a) New Delhi
Q.: The BRICS Summit is a conference attended by the leaders of which five member states?
a) United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany
b) Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
c) Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, China, South Africa
d) Belgium, Russia, India, China, South Korea
Q.: What is the altitude of Migla, a strategically important point on the Likaru-Migla-Fukche road in Eastern Ladakh.
a) 19,024 feet
b) 19,400 feet
c) 18,000 feet
d) 20,000 feet
Q.: What is the significance of the India’s new warship name “INS Vindhyagiri”, ?
a) It is named after a famous Indian naval officer.
b) It is named after a mountain range in Karnataka.
c) It represents a historical naval battle.
d) It symbolizes India’s maritime heritage.
Q.: What is the name of the Lander Module in the Chandrayaan-3 mission that is expected to land on the Moon’s surface?
Q.: Which portal has played a crucial role in detecting and deactivating fraudulent connections and blacklisting SIM card dealers?
a) CyberGuard Portal
b) SecureSIM Portal
c) Sanchar Sathi Portal
d) FraudBlock Portal
Q.: Who recently made history by winning a gold medal at the Under 20 World Championship in men’s 61 Kg Freestyle wrestling category?
a) Ramesh Kumar
b) Sagar Jaglan
c) Mohit Kumar
d) Deepak Punia
Q.: How many electric buses will be deployed under PM-eBus Sewa scheme?
Q.: What is the main objective of the PM Vishwakarma scheme?
a) Providing financial aid to farmers
b) Supporting traditional artisans and craftspeople
c) Promoting digital literacy in rural areas
d) Enhancing urban infrastructure
Q.: Who is the Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) who visited India to attend WHO Global Summit on Traditional Medicine?
a) Dr. Margaret Chan
b) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
c) Dr. Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tedros
d) Dr. Narendra Ghebreyesus
Q.: Who holds the top spot in the ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for batters, as per rankings updated on 16 August 2023?
a) Shubman Gill
b) Babar Azam
c) Suryakumar Yadav
d) Mohammad Rizwan
Q.: Where is the G20 Film Festival being held?
a) Mumbai, India
b) Tokyo, Japan
c) New Delhi, India
d) Beijing, China
Q.: How many Kirti Chakra awards were approved by President Smt Droupadi Murmu on Independence Day 2023?
Q.: What is the name of the first Indian space-based observatory designed to study the Sun?
Q.: On August 15, 2023, India celebrated its _______ Independence Day.
Q.: Who established Sulabh International, a renowned social service organization?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Bindeshwar Pathak
c) Mother Teresa
d) Azza Hazare
Q.: The Parsi New Year is celebrated according to which calendar?
a) Gregorian calendar
b) Lunar calendar
c) Shahenshahi calendar
d) Hijri calendar
Q.: Who is the new caretaker prime minister of Pakistan overseeing the national elections in October 2023?
a) Shehbaz Sharif
b) Raja Riaz Ahmad
c) Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar
d) Imran Khan
Q.: India wins Asian Champions Trophy 2023 in Hockey. Who was India’s opponent in the final?
d) South Korea
Q.: When is Partition Horrors Remembrance Day observed in India?
a) August 15
b) August 14
c) September 1
d) July 4
Q.: Which bill proposes to replace the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860?
A) Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
B) Bharatiya Nyay Prakriya Sanhita, 2023
C) Bharatiya Sakshya Sanhita, 2023
D) None of the above