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Monthly Current Affairs August 2023
  1. Where was the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships 2023 held?
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    Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  2. Which railway station has been honored with UNESCO’s Asia Pacific Cultural Heritage Award recently ?
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    ‘Byculla Railway Station’, Mumbai
  3. Which organisation releases the World Economic Outlook?
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    International Monetary Fund(IMF)
  4. Who was conferred with the 41st Lokmanya Tilak Award 2023?
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    Narendra Modi
  5. Which India city is hosting the 7th Asian men’s Hockey championship?
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    Chennai
  6. What is the theme of the World Breastfeeding Week 2023?
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    “Enabling Breastfeeding: Making a Difference for working parents”
  7. Who has been appointed captain of the Indian men’s football team for the 19th Asian Games?
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    Sunil Chhetri
  8. Who is dhatri which was in the news recently ?
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    she is the 9th cheetah to die in Kuno national park
  9. Where was the G20 Women Empowerment Summit held?
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    Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  10. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Tunisia?
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    Ahmed Hachani

  1. In the month of August 2023, with which country India signed an agreement on trade in agricultural commodities?
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    Moldova
  2. Which state government has announced that it will set up a National center for excellence in the state?
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    Assam
  3. Who is the Union Cabinet Secretary ?
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    Rajiv Gauba
  4. Where was the National Festival of Folk and Tribal Expressions of India “Utkarsh” held ?
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    Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  5. Durand Cup is related to which sport ?
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    Football
  6. Who inaugurated the Utkarsh festival in Bhopal ?
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    President Draupadi Murmu
  7. Which company has launched the first floating store on dal lake in Kashmir ?
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    Amazon
  8. Which is the 11th Municipal Corporation of Rajasthan ?
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    Alwar Municipal Corporation
  9. What is the currency of Ethiopia?
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    Birr
  10. Where was the World Archery Championships 2023 held?
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    Berlin, Germany

  1. Which central public sector enterprise was recently upgraded to Navratna status ?
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    ONGC Videsh Limited
  2. Which central public sector enterprise has become the 13th Maharatna ?
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    Oil India Limited
  3. The union ministry of coal has directed the public sector coal enterprise to set up to achieve 7,231 MW of renewable energy by –?
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    2027
  4. Where is the National Maritime National Heritage being set up in India ?
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    Lothal, Gujarat
  5. Where was the 9th edition of Malabar River festival held ?
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    Kozhikode, Kerala
  6. Which team won the 9th Deodhar cricket Trophy 2023?
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    South Zone
  7. Who won the first individual gold medal for India in the World Archery Championship ?
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    Aditi Gopichand Swami
  8. Where was the Southern region Regional Rural Banks meeting held recently ?
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    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  9. Which state has achieved the highest placement of skilled workers under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana ?
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    Madhya Pradesh
  10. Which state has recently launched the free power scheme “Gruha Jyoti”Yojana?
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    Karnataka

  1. The Digital Health Incentive scheme has been extended by the National Health Authority till–?
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    31st December 2023
  2. Who chaired the recently held 38th meeting of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language?
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    Amit Shah
  3. Who represented India at the international conference organised by Saudi Arabia at Jeddah on Russia-Ukraine war?
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    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
  4. Who is Ajay Bhalla ?
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    Union Home Secretary
  5. Who has launched the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies – Sahara Refund Portal ?
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    Amit Shah
  6. In which state is the Ekana Cricket stadium ?
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    Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow
  7. Which country is objecting to an agreement signed between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to develop the Dorra/Arash Gas field, claiming it is a disputed area?
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    Iran
  8. World ‘s first liquid nano urea plant at Kalol,Gujarat has been set up by –?
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    Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited(IFFCO)
  9. Which type of missile is Aakash?
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    Short range Surface to Air missile
  10. Sangai is an annual festival organised in which state of India ?
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    Manipur

  1. How many districts are there in Rajasthan ?
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    50
  2. Mongla port is located in which country ?
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    Bangladesh
  3. HS Prannoy belongs to which sport ?
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    Badminton
  4. What is the corpus of the recently launched Capital Market Market Development Fund ?
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    Rs 3000 crore
  5. Who launched the e portal ‘ ‘Bhartiya Vastra evam Shilpa Kosh – A Repository of Textiles & Crafts’?
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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  6. What is the name of North India’s first river rejuvenation project launched in Jammu and Kashmir?
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    Devika
  7. How many UNESCO World Heritage sites are there in India ?
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    40
  8. When is National Handloom Day observed?
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    7 August
  9. How much assistance has been provided by the government of India to Sri Lanka for its digital identity project?
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    Rs 45 crore
  10. Who inaugurated the Library Festival 2023 held in New Delhi ?
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    President Draupadi Murmu

  1. Which state has recently organised the Rajiv Gandhi Rural and Urban Olympic Games-2023?
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    Rajasthan
  2. Justice Subhasis Talapatra was sworn in as the 33rd Chief Justice of which High Court ?
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    Odisha High Court
  3. How many medals was won by the Indian team at the recently concluded FISU World University Games 2023 ?
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    26 medals, including 11 gold, 5 silver and 10 bronze
  4. Where was the 31st FISU World University Games 2023 held ?
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    Chengdu, China.
  5. Which country has offered a 5 year Schengen visa for Indian students ?
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    France
  6. The construction of the Indian International Center for Buddhist Culture and Heritage has started in Lumbini. Where is Lumbini?
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    Nepal
  7. Shoan Ganguly who won a silver medal in the recently concluded 7th Commonwealth youth games held in Trinidad and Tobago ,belongs to which sport ?
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    Swimming
  8. Who will lead the Indian Athletics team at the 2023 World Athletics Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary?
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    Neeraj Chopra
  9. Shrikant Vaidya,who has been given a one year extension by the government of India is the chairman of which public sector company ?
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    Indian oil Corporation Limited
  10. Where was the 5th meeting of India-Vietnam Joint Trade Sub-Commission held in the month of August ?
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    New Delhi

  1. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
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    Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal
  2. Together we Art,a special art exhibition dedicated to G-20 member countries is being held in which state ?
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    Patna, Bihar
  3. When was the Nagar Van Yojana launched in India ?
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    2020
  4. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of Tesla company?
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    Vaibhav Taneja
  5. What was the share of the MSME sector in the total merchandise exports of India during 2022-23 ?
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    43.6%
  6. Who is the chairman of the Supreme Court appointed committee on Manipur ?
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    Justice Gita Mittal
  7. India has recently started importing masoor dal from which country?
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    Russia
  8. Which country’s navy participated in ‘Zayed Talwar’ 2023 Naval exercise held with the Indian navy ?
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    United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy
  9. Merdeka Cup is associated with which sport?
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    Football
  10. Siddique who died recently belonged to which field ?
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    Malayalam film producer-director and screenwriter

  1. Which dal is being sold by the central government under the ‘Bharat Dal’ brand ?
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    Chana Dal
  2. When was the Quit India movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi ?
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    9 August 1942
  3. Which state government has set up the Guru Gorakhnath Board to identify the problems faced by the Jogi, Yogi and Nath castes in the state?
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    Rajasthan
  4. Mushqbudji Rice,which has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently belongs to which state ?
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    Anantnag district of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
  5. Rajouri Chikri Wood Craft ,which has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently belongs to which state ?
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    Rajouri district of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
  6. Rajasthan government has recently set up a a state level language and literature academy for which language ?
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    Prakrit
  7. Jal Jeevan Mission comes under which Ministry of Government of India ?
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    Jal Shakti Ministry
  8. The National Dental Bill recently passed by the parliament will replace which act ?
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    Dentist Act 1948.
  9. Which state’s legislative assembly has passed a resolution requesting the central government to change its name to Keralam ?
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    Kerala
  10. Which company will set up 2800 MW pumped hydro storage projects in Maharashtra?
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    Tata Power

  1. What is the theme of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples 2023 ?
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    ‘Indigenous Youth as Agents of Change for Self-determination’.
  2. What was the theme of the World BiofuelDay 2023?
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    Biofuels for a Sustainable Future
  3. Which Indian Naval ships are participating in the 27th Malabar Naval exercise being held off the coast of Sydney, Australia ?
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    INS Sahyadri and INS Kolkata
  4. When is World Lion Day observed ?
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    10 August
  5. Which scheme has been launched by the government of India to improve the working condition of the sanitation workers?
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    National Action for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE)
  6. Which union ministry has asked the urban local bodies to use Bandicoot robot technology for cleaning of sewer tanks and manholes and eliminate manual scavenging?
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    Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  7. The transaction limit on UPI lite has been increased from Rs 200 to –?
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    Rs 500
  8. Who is the owner of National Payment Corporation of India ?
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    It is owned by 65 banks.
  9. Which institution has announced the launch of the SuSwagatam web portal for issuance of e-pass ?
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    Supreme Court of india
  10. Who is the 50th Chief Justice of India ?
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    Justice Dr Justice Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud

  1. Hari Narike who died recently belonged to which field ?
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    Marathi writer
  2. Bhupesh Baghel is the chief minister of which state ?
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    Chhattisgarh
  3. Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela signed an agreement also popularly called as Belem Declaration to promote sustainable development,and end deforestation in the Amazon river Basin . In which country is Belem ?
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    Brazil
  4. Which forest is called the ‘Lung of the Earth ?
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    Amazon rainforest
  5. Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reduced the timeline for listing of securities after the closure of the Public issue to ?
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    Three days
  6. What is T in the capital market ?
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    Transaction date
  7. Which is the only tribe of Rajasthan that has been included in the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group(PVTG)?
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    Saharia
  8. Nathdwara Pichwai Craft, which has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently belongs to which state ?
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    Rajasthan
  9. When International Youth Day is observed?
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    12 August
  10. In India when National Youth Day is observed ?
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    12 January (This day is the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda)

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