8th August 2021 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers
GS Team published here 8 August 2021 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, UPSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related india, World, Technology, and all govt news.
8th August 2021- GK Quiz for SSC and Bank Exams
Which of the following IIT institute has launched Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App “EEW” for Uttarakhand?
Answer:IIT Roorkee – IIT Roorkee has recently launched “EEW” for earthquake early warning for Uttarakhand. This Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App will make people aware about the onset of the disaster. This app was sponsored by Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority.
Food delivery platform Swiggy has announced the launch of electric-cycle for food delivery in which city?
Answer:Hyderabad – Food delivery platform Swiggy has recently announced the launch of an electric-cycle in collaboration with Hero Lectro Cargo (HLC) for food delivery in Hyderabad. It will start in August 2021 under a pilot project. These e-cycles are affordable and enable the company to reduce its carbon footprint.
Dr. Dhriti Banerjee has been approved as which woman director of Zoological Survey of India?
Answer:First – Dr. Dhriti Banerjee has been approved by the Government of India to appoint the first woman director of Zoological Survey of India. He is a scientist. She was doing research in zoogeography, taxonomy, morphology and molecular systematics. She will take charge of the Zoological Survey of India this week in August.
The central government has announced to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after whom?
Answer:Major Dhyan Chand – The Central Government has recently decided to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after Major Dhyan Chand, who is known as the “magician” of hockey. Under the Khel Ratna Samman, a cash prize of Rs 25 lakh is given. Major Dhyan Chand scored a total of 13 goals in his last Olympics, Berlin 1936.
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Which day is celebrated around the world on 8th August?
Answer:International Cat Day – International Cat Day is celebrated all over the world on 8 August. This day was first celebrated in 2002. When there was talk of cat conservation by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. The purpose of this day is to provide protection and help to the cat. Also, people have to be aware of the cat.
When has ISRO announced the launch of an earth observation satellite “EOS-03” from Satish Dhawan Space Center?
Answer:12 August – The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced the launch of an earth observation satellite “EOS-03” from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota on 12 August. This satellite will be carried in the 14th flight of GSLV-F10 which will place the satellite in Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit.
Which state government has recently launched nutrition program for women and children?
Answer:Government of Rajasthan – The Government of Rajasthan has recently launched nutrition programs for the benefit of women and children affected by disruption. Under this program, Indira Rasoi Yojana will provide food to the poor and needy twice a day.
Which of the following country has banned sunscreens containing chemicals that harm corals from all its marine national parks?
Answer: Thailand – Thailand has recently banned sunscreens containing chemicals that harm corals from all its marine national parks. They have said that the four ingredients found in the sun cream were killing coral larvae, hindering coral reproduction and causing reef bleaching.