Current Affairs – August 2019

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1Which country will be the host of G7 summit 2020?United States
2Advait Bhartia, who recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, is from which city?Pune
3Anant Setalvad, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which sports?Cricket 
4As per the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in which state ‘Bharati Huda’, a rural settlement, had thrived about 3600 years ago?Odisha
5From which state former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has recently been elected as a member of Rajya Sabha?Rajasthan
6In which city Punjab and Haryana High Court started its first virtual court through video conferencing?Faridabad
7In which country PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant?Bhutan
8In which country PM Narendra Modi officially launched the RuPay card on August 24, 2019?UAE
9In which sector Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the creation of the post of Chief in his Independence Day speech 2019?Defence
10India’s 1st 3-D Smart Traffic Signal “Intelights” devised by the students of Chitkara University was launched in which city?Mohali
11Name the Director General of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) who was selected for the Outstanding Engineer Award-2019 by Institution of Engineers in India?Prabhakar Singh
12Name the former Chief Minister of Bihar who died recently in Delhi at the age of 83?Jagannath Mishra
13Name the former Finance Minister and Member of Parliament who passed away on August 24, 2019 after prolonged illness?Arun Jaitley
14Name the Hollywood actress who has been named the highest paid actress in 2019 by the Forbes magazine?Scarlett Johnsson
15Name the music composer of films like ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Bazaar’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ who passed away recently?Mohammad Khayyam
16The 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) has taken place in which city?Bangkok
17The Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) has been funded by which international organisation?World Bank
18The researchers at which IIT have developed low-cost blood test device?IIT Kharagpur
19Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, RK Singh approved a proposal to declare __________ as Renewable Energy.ocean energy
20What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)?Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
21What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Tribal Day (WTD)?Indigenous Languages
22What will be the retirement age of the Central Armed Police Force personnel irrespective of rank as per the order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs?60 years
23Which country awarded Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance’?Bahrain
24Which country bestowed its highest civilian award ‘Order of Zaid’ upon Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?UAE
25Which film won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Feature Film category?Helaru (Gujarati)
26Which film won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Hindi Film?Andhadhun
27Which film won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Popular Film category?Badhaai Ho
28Which Indian batsman has become first cricketer to score 20,000 international runs in a decade?Virat Kohli
29Which Indian structures featured in Time’s 2019 list of 100 greatest places in the world?Statue of Unity
30Which player topped Forbes magazine’s list of highest-paid women player in sports category?Serena Williams
31Which South African cricketer has announced his retirement from all forms of International cricket on August 8, 2019?Hashim Amla
32Which state government has launched Mission Shakti sports initiative?Maharashtra
33Which state government has launched Vhali Dikri Yojna for the welfare of girl child?Gujarat 
34Who became the first Indian to win Badminton World Championships gold by defeating Nozomi Okuhara in two straight games 21-7, 21-17?PV Sindhu
35Who created history by becoming the first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports by lifting the FIM World Cup held in Hungary in the women’s category?Aishwarya Pissay
36Who has become the first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is?Ellyse Perry
37Who is the new prosecution director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ?Sudha Rani Relangi
38Whose 109th birth anniversary was commemorated across the world on August 26, 2019?Mother Teresa
39Who won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Actress for her performance in Telugu film Mahanati?Keerthy Suresh
40Who won the National Film Award 2019 for Best Direction?Aditya Dhar (Uri: The Surgical Strike)