Current Affairs For 26th August 2023

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“Embrace each new day with the unwavering belief that you have the power to achieve remarkable things.”

Q1. She was a trailblazer, becoming the first woman to lead both the US Treasury and        chair the Federal Reserve

  1. Gita Gopinath
  2. Janet Yellen
  3. Christine Lagarde
  4. Kristalina Georgieva

Ans:-2) Janet Yellen

Q2. Which nation initiated a trade dispute with the World Trade Organization against the United States concerning its regulations on chip exports?

  1. Japan
  2. South Korea
  3. China
  4. India

Ans:- 3) China

Q3. In November, which country emerged as India’s leading oil supplier?

  1. Japan
  2. Saudi Arabia
  3. Russia
  4. China

Ans:- 1)Japan

Q4. With which country did India sign the ‘Economic Development Cooperation Fund loan’ agreement for an Intelligent Transport System?

  1. Australia
  2. France
  3. South Korea
  4. Europe

Ans:-3)South Korea

Q5. Which nation, in collaboration with the United States, initiated the ‘Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM4C)’?

  1. India
  2. UAE
  3. Israel
  4. Shri Lanka

Ans:-2)UAE

Q6. Which space agency was responsible for the development of the ‘Aeolus Satellite’?

  1. JAXA
  2. ISRO
  3. NASA
  4. ESA

Ans:-4)ESA

Q7. In which country were the ingenious “Badgirs” structures, resembling chimney-like designs, originally created?

  1. Iran
  2. Israel
  3. Japan
  4. UAE

Ans:-1)Iran

Q8. Which nation has withdrawn from the UN-brokered agreement for shipping Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea?

  1. USA
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. UK

Ans:-2)Russia

Q9. As of July 2023, which country currently holds the presidency of the European Union?

  1. UK
  2. Spain
  3. Ukraine
  4. USA

Ans:-2)Spain

Q10.The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently called upon South-East Asian nations to swiftly implement critical measures to combat which specific disease?

  1. Polio
  2. Measles
  3. Tuberculosis
  4. Pneumonia

Ans:-2)Measles