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Daily Current Affairs-23 August 2021 For All Competitive Exams

StudyHardOdia’s Daily Current Affairs-23 August 2021 section provides Latest & Most Important Current Affairs for OPSC ASO/OAS, OSSSC JUNIOR SFS/LI/CLERK/RI/ARI, OSSC AUDITOR, UPSC IAS/IPS, Railway, Banking, IBPS, SSC CGL/CHSL/CPO/CDS and other competitive exams

Namaskar Friends, As all of you know that Current Affairs GK plays a vital role in every competitive exams. If you see you will find that all competitive exams added current affairs part in their syllabus. Now, it is very important and basic need of an aspirant to read current affairs to crack an exam because almost five to fifteen questions are appearing in every competitive exams in General Awareness Section.So, In this article we are going to discuss Daily Current Affairs-23 August 2021 in MCQ format with detailed analysis.

Q.The highest altitude herbal garden of India is situated in which state?

  1. Odisha
  2. Punjab
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Uttarakhand

Ans: Uttarakhand

  • India’s highest altitude herbal garden is located at 11,000 feet and it was inaugurated in Mana village of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state.
  • The main aim of this park is to conserve medicinally and culturally important alpine species and to do research on their habitat ecology.
  • This park is developed under the scheme CAMPA means Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority.
  • The current Chief Minister of Uttarakhand is Pushkar Singh Dhami and Governor is Baby Rani Maurya.

Q.The 3rd Phase of “Mission Shakti” has been launched by which of the following states?

  1. Odisha
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Gujarat

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

  • The UP government have launched the 3rd phase of Mission Shakti”. In this phase the most important schemes to be implemented are First, “Mission Shakti Kaksha” at all 59,000 GP Bhawans, Secondly, Formation of One Lakh SHG & construction of Pink Toilets in 1286 Police Stations.
  • The current Chief Minister of UP is Yogi Adityanath and Governor is Anandiben Patel. There are 2 deputy Chief Ministers in UP they are: Keshav Prasad Maurya & Dinesh Sharma.

Q.Kalyan Singh passed away in August 2021. He was the former Chief Minister of which state?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Haryana
  4. UP

Ans: UP(Uttar Pradesh)

  • Kalyan Singh the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh died in Lucknow on 21st August 2021.
  • Kalyan Singh was the Rajasthan’s first governor
  • In the year 1991, he became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Q.Ismail Sabri Yaakob sworn in as the new Prime Minister of which country?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Malaysia
  4. Nepal

Ans: Malaysia

  • Ismail Sabri Yaakob on 20 August was sworn in as the new as well as the 9th Prime Minister of Malaysia.
  • The kind of Malaysia Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah appointed him as the Prime Minister of the country.
  • Ismail Sabri Yaakob replaced Muhyiddin Yassin.

Q.Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) have roped in freelance T20 sensation Tim David to play 2nd phase of IPL. He is from which country?

  1. USA
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Pakistan
  4. Singapore

Ans: Singapore

  • Tim David is set to become the first Singapore International Cricketer to play in Indian Premier League in its second phase going to happen in upcoming September 2021.

Royal Challengers Banglore have made contract with him to play for their team in the second phase of IPL.

Q.Amit Khatri have won which medal at the World U-20 Athletics Championship?

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Bronze
  4. None

Ans: Silver

  • Amit Khatri won a silver medal in the men’s 10,000 metre race walk event at the World U-20 Athletic Championship 2021.
  • Kenya’s Heristone Wanyoni became the first and have won Gold medal.

Q.Kaziranga National Park has become the 1st National Park in India to be equipped with satellite phones. It is located in which state?

  1. Assam
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Tripura

Ans: Assam

  • Assam’s Kaziranga National Park has become the 1st National Park to be equipped with satellite phones.
  • It will help the forest personnel to catch the poachers and during flood situation and to maintain law and order.

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