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TOP 34 Current affairs August 2023 ENGLISH PDF

1. Which state government ‘being installed biotech and biopharma area for ‘b’ Hub
(a) Karnataka
(b) Sikkim
(c) Telangana
(d) Kerala
Answer- (c) ‘-
B.Hab founded in the Genome Valley of Hyderabad

2. Where is the multinational ‘practice pitch black, 2023’ organized from July 27 to August 17, 2023?
(a) America
(b) Australia
(c) Israel
(d) japan
Answer- (b)
• In this exercise, India, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and USA are participating.

3. Which organization has recently spent Rs 1250 crore on Pamban Water Resources Is working to prepare detailed project report of eight lane bridges constructed at an estimated cost?
(a) Sethu Corporation Limited
(b) Central Public Works Department
(c) Indian National Highway Authority
(d) Railway Technical Institute, Vadodara
Answer- (c)

• The bridge will be built near the present Annai Indira Gandhi Bridge, which is 2.345 km long is.

4. Balramji das Tandon has died recently. he governor of ?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Odisha
(c) Haryana
(d) Chhattisgarh
Answer- (d)
In July 2014, he became the Governor of Chhattisgarh (six times MLA and Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab)

5. Who were elected new Deputy Speaker of the Rajya Sabha on August 9, 2023?
(a) P.J. Kurion
(b) BK Hari Prasad
(c) Harivansh Narayan Singh
(d) Sanjay Raut
Answer- (c)
• P.J. Kurien took the place. Whose tenure ended in July 2023

6. On August 16, 2023, former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna, Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away. Which of the following statements related to them are correct?
(i) He was born on December 25, 1936.
(ii) He was honored with Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor in the year 2015.
(iii) His famous poetry collection is ‘My One Way Poems’.
(iv) ‘National Good Governance Day’ is celebrated on December 25 every year on the occasion of his birthday.
Answer: Only (ii), (iii) and (iv)
On December 25, 1924 (Gwalior State; Madhya Pradesh,


7. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of the Purvanchal Expressway. In this regard, what is not true in the alternative?
(a) The Prime Minister carried out its foundation in the Manduri in Azamgarh.
(b) It will be a Green Field Express-Way.
(c) Its length is 354 km Will be
(d) Gram Hazaria (Ghazipur) will be constructed from this express-way village Chand Sarai (Lucknow).
-North- (c)
Its length is 341 km

8. Who was recently elected for the prestigious Music Kalanidhi Award, 2023, of 2023?
(a) V. Kamlakar Rao
(b) n. Raviqiran
(c) Aruna Siram
(d) Sukanya Ramgopal
Answer- (c)
Music Kalanidhi Award is the most prestigious award of ‘Karnataka-music’, which started in the year 1929


9. Recently the winners of the prestigious ‘Ramon Magsaysay Award’, named after the Nobel Prize in Asia, were announced. Which of the statements / statements are true?
(i) This award is given in memory of the President of Vietnam, Ramon Magsaysay.
(ii) The award was established in the year 1957 by the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation.
(iii) This year this award was announced to be given to 2 Indians Sonam Wangchuk and Bharat Vatwani.
Answer only (ii) and (iii)
Provided annually in memory of the President of the Philippines, Ramon Magsaysay.

10. Which of the following is the world’s largest stock exchange?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) United States
(d) Germany
Answer- (c)
United States largest stock market in the world

Q.11th . What is not right from the following statements regarding the Chief Minister Youth Netme Scheme?
1. This scheme is being run by the Telangana Government.
2. Under the scheme, youth belonging to the age group of 18 to 30 years will be selected.
3. Under this scheme, unemployment allowance of Rs.1000 will be given to selected youth.
Select the correct option.
Answer 1 and 2
By the Government of Andhra Pradesh (to the youth of the age group of 22 to 35 years)

Q.12. Which of the following statements is not correct?
(a) On August 1, 2023, the ‘State Energy Efficiency Preparation Index, 2023’ was released.
(b) 65 indicators are included in the index.
(c) The joint action of the index policy commission and energy efficiency bureau.
(d) Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab and Rajasthan are classified as ‘Front Runner’ category.
Answer- (b)
63 qualitative, quantitative and result-based indicators were included

Q.13. Who is the first state to implement National Biofuels Policy-2012?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Chhattisgarh
(d) Haryana
Answer- (a)
Objectives – Reduce import of crude oil and promote the production of biofuel at home.

14. The State Insurance Scheme is started by which state government?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Telangana
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Karnataka
Answer- (b)
Objectives to provide life insurance up to Rs 5 lakhs to each farmer

15. Recently, Mario Abdo Benítés took charge as the new President of which country?
(a) Uruguay
(b) spain
(c) Paraguay
(d) Mexico
Answer- (c)
Took charge as 51st President

16. What is correct with respect to the first project started under Swadesh Darshan Yojana?
(1) This project started in Manipur State.
(2) Two sites of Manipur are included under this project.
(3) Kangla Fort and Lokkot Lake are the sites included in this project.
Answer: (1) and (2)
Two important historical and archaeological sites of Manipur – Kangla Fort and Khongjom are included.
The scheme started in the year 2014-15.

17. Who was the new CEO of the Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme recently appointed?
(a) Ashish Kumar Verma
(b) Country Deepak Verma
(c) Dr. Rajiv Arora
(d) Ashish Kumar Bhutani
Answer- (d)
The tenure will remain till 9 May, 2023. (Plan applicable from April 1, 2016).

18. Which of the following statements is correct –
(i) Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles title of Rogers Cup on August 12, 2023
(ii) Rafael had won 80 titles from August 15, 2023.
(iii) Sloane Stephens won the women’s singles title of Rogers Cup, 2023.
Answer: Only (i) and (ii)


19. Select the correct option-
(1) Aditya-L1 is the first Indian mission to study the Sun.
(2) Aditya-1 mission has been converted into Aditya-L1 mission.
(3) This satellite will be installed in Lagrangian point 1 (L1).

20. In what place will the establishment of the Waterways by the Central Government be made?
(a) Chilka Lake
(b) Sardar Sarovar Dam
(c) Sabarmati River Front
(d) In all the above
Answer- (d)

21. Operation ‘Madad’ is related-
(a) Rescue of flood victims in Kerala
(b) Hurricanes hit Odisha coast
(c) From the campaign against the militants in Kashmir
(d) None of these
Answer- (a)
• Operation ‘Help’ was launched by the Southern Naval Command.
• To start a Disaster Relief Campaign with the help of State Administration

22. Which of the State Government has recently launched mobile app ‘181 Abhayam’ with the objective of providing additional security cover to women?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Gujarat
(c) Chhattisgarh
(d) Odisha
Answer- (b)
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launches mobile app ‘181 Abhayam’
Through this app, women will get effective help during any trouble anywhere in the state.

23. On August 23, 2023, where did President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurate the ‘Sixth International Buddhist Conference, 2023’?
(a) Sarnath
(b) Bodhgaya
(c) New Delhi
(d) Ajanta
Answer- (c)
– organized between 23-26 August, 2023 in New Delhi and Ajanta (Maharashtra)
The theme is “Buddha Path-The Living Heritage”.

24. Recently, senior journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away. Not included in their major books-
(a) Between the Lines
(b) India After Nehru
(c) Beyond the Lines
(d) In A Free State
Answer- (d)
India’s high commissioner in Britain in the 1990s
2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

25. Who recently took oath as the 13th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir?
(a) Baby Queen Maurya
(b) Satyapal Malik
(c) Lalji Tandon
(d) Satyadev Narayan Arya
Answer- (b)
Sworn in as the 13th Governor (replaced N.N. Vohra.)
On August 21, 2023, President Ramnath Kovind appointed three new governors and transferred 4 governors.

26. List of women athletes who received the world’s highest paid ‘Forbes’, 2023 were released. Which Indian woman player has been included in this list?
(a) Saina Nehwal
(b) P.V. Indus
(c) MC Marycom
(d) All of the above
Answer- (b)
American tennis player Serena Williams-1 st
Danish tennis player Carolyn IInd
Indian Badminton Player PV Sindhu-7th
27. Which of the following women teams is in first place in the Fresh World Ranking released by FIH?
(a) Netherlands
(b) England
(c) Australia
(d) argentina
Answer- (a)
In the ranking issued by FIH, Indian women team has moved up to 9th position with 1138 points.

28. Formerly the Chief of the Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag was honored with the prestigious ‘Legion of Merit’ of which country?
(a) Spain
(b) Australia
(c) japan
(d) America
Answer- (d)
• This is the second Indian military officer to receive the award.
• Prior to this, the honor was given to General Rajendrasinhji Jadeja in the year 1946


29. In what place was the first ‘thermal battery plant’ in the world inaugurated in India recently?
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Ahmedabad
(c) Amravati
(d) Ghaziabad
Answer- (c)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the world’s first ‘thermal Batteey Plant’ in Amravati
– Production starting from May, 2023

30. On August 2, 2023, the Naval version of the indigenously built fighter plane ‘Tejas’ was successfully tested in Goa. It has developed-
(a) HAL
(b) BHEL
(c) DRDO
(d) NAL

31. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has sanctioned the establishment of a number of Poxo courts for immediate hearing of cases related to child sexual abuse in the state?
(a) 20
(b) 25
(c) 45
(d) 55
Answer- (d)
POSCO (POCSO) Act 2012 was created which protects children from issues such as flirting, rape and crime.

32. In the meeting of recently concluded Madhya Pradesh cabinet, which decision was taken to implement the horticulture incentive scheme for the crops?
(a) gram and lentils
(b) Soyabean and lentil
(c) Onions and garlic
(d) Urad and Moong
Answer- (c)
33.-Who was recently appointed the new CEO of Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) India?
(a) Parag Agarwal
(b) Renu Sati
(c) Surendra Rosha
(d) Jayant Rikhe
Answer- (c)



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