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- In Aug’21, the Union Cabinet gave approval for the 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill, which restores the powers of States & UT to make their own ______ lists, that was earlier removed in the _______ Constitutional Amendment.
1) SC-ST; 102nd
2) OBC; 102nd
3) SC-ST; 105th
4) OBC; 105th
5) SC-ST; 107th
Answer-2) OBC; 102nd
The Union Cabinet approved the Constitution (127th) Amendment Bill, which will restore the power of States & UTs to make their own Other Backward Class (OBC) lists.
Through the 102nd Constitution Amendment Act of 2018, removed the powers of States & UTs to create their own OBC list added the decision making power to the President of India.
- Where is India’s 1st ‘Water Villa’ being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 800 crores?
2) Andaman & Nicobar
4) Tamil Nadu
For the first time in India, water villas will be set up in the Union Territory (UT) of Lakshadweep with an outlay of Rs 800 crore.
Governor– Praful Khoda Patel
- Name the country that (in Aug’21) joined the Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) along with Canada.
1) Sri Lanka
Bangladesh and Canada joined the Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI), an initiative of India launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019.
i.CDRI has 25 countries & 7 international organisations as its members.
- Indian delegations were headed by ________ in the G20 Digital Ministers Meeting 2021 that was held virtually from _________.
1) Ashwini Vaishnaw; Spain
2) Ravi Shankar Prasad; Italy
3) Rajeev Chandrasekhar; Portugal
4) Ravi Shankar Prasad; Spain
5) Ashwini Vaishnaw; Italy
Answer-5) Ashwini Vaishnaw; Italy
Union Minister for the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Ashwini Vaishnaw led the Indian Delegation at the G20 Digital Ministers Meeting 2021 held virtually from Tieste, Italy.
i.The meeting was hosted by Italy under its 2021 Presidency.
ii.The Ministers adopted – “Leveraging Digitalization for a Resilient, Strong, Sustainable and Inclusive Recovery” declaration at the meeting. It includes 12 actions to accelerate the digital transition.
- In August 2021, Indian government renamed its highest sporting honour, “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award” as _________________________.
1) Milkha Singh Khel Ratna Award
2) Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
3) Narendra Modi Khel Ratna Award
4) Arun Jaitley Khel Ratna Award
5) Keshav Dutt Khel Ratna Award
Answer-2) Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
The Highest sporting honour of India, “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award”, has been renamed as “Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award” in honour of the hockey Wizard Dhyan Chand.
- Identify the organisation that was recognised by ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE)’ as “District Green Champion” for 2020-2021
1) Chitkara University
2) Shoolini University
3) Lovely Professional University
4) Sharda University
5) Amity University
Answer-1) Chitkara University
Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE) under the Ministry of Education has recognised the Chitkara University in Patiala as the ‘District Green Champion’ for the academic year 2020-2021.
- Who recently (in Aug’21) became the 1st Woman Director of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)?
1) Soma Mondal
2) Suneeta Reddy
3) Rekha Sharma
4) Dhriti Banerjee
5) Chitra Ramkrishna
Answer-4) Dhriti Banerjee
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the proposal for appointment of Dhriti Banerjee as the Director of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), She will be the 1st Woman Director of ZSI in 100 years.
Founded – 1916
Headquarters – Kolkata
- Who was appointed (in Aug’21) as the Indian Ambassador of ‘MotoGP’ by Eurosport India?
1) Akshay Kumar
2) Salman Khan
3) Ajith Kumar
4) Mahesh Babu
5) John Abraham
Answer-5) John Abraham
Eurosport India, an Indian sports channel of Discovery Asia-Pacific has appointed Bollywood Actor John Abraham as Indian ambassador for its flagship motorsport property MotoGP.
i.Yamaha’s R15 is the co-presenting sponsor for the MotoGP broadcast in India.
- Hiroshima Day is annually observed across the globe on _______ marking the impact of the World’s 1st Nuclear bomb named ________ that killed millions in Japan’s Hiroshima City.
1) 7th August; Fat Man
2) 6th August; Little Boy
3) 5th August; Little Boy
4) 7th August; Little Boy
5) 6th August; Fat Man
Answer-2) 6th August; Little Boy
Hiroshima Day is annually observed across the globe on the 6th August to remember the victims of the world’s first atomic bombing on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II(WW2).
i.The US dropped the first nuclear bomb named “Little Boy” on the City of Hiroshima on 6th August 1945.
- In August 2021, Shankar Subramaniam Narayan, a 2 time Indian Olympian passed away. For which sport did he represent India in the Olympics?
India’s former football goalkeeper & 2 time Olympian Shankar Subramaniam Narayan also known as S.S. ‘Babu’ Narayan passed away due to cardiac arrest in Thane, Maharashtra.
i.He represented India in the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics and Rome 1960 Summer Olympics as Indian football team’s Goalkeeper.