Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 August 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.
Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 19 August 2023
Question 1. Recently which mobile app has been launched by the Central Government to provide real time?
Answer – Floodwatch
Central government has launched ‘Floodwatch’ mobile app to provide ‘real time’ information on flood situation in flood affected areas. The app will collect data from 338 stations to send real-time updates on floods in 23 states and union territories. The app has been launched by Kushwinder Vohra, chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC). Up to 7 days forecast will be provided in this app.
Question 2. Which bank has recently launched the UDGAM portal?
Answer – RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the UDGAM (Unclaimed Deposits – Gateway to Access Information) portal to search for unclaimed deposits. This centralized web portal will help in making it easier for the consumers to search for unclaimed deposits across multiple banks at one place.
Question 3. When is the World Photography Day celebrated?
Answer – 19 August
World Photography Day is celebrated to mark the rich history of photography, its art form and the achievement of its discovery. Louis Daguerre invented the Daguerreotype, an early photographic process, in the year 1837. This discovery by Louis Daguerre paved the way for modern photography. The day highlights photography as a valid form of art. On this day photographers are encouraged to experiment with different techniques, compositions and styles and various events are organized.
Question 4. India’s first 3D printed post office was inaugurated in which city?
Answer – Bangalore
The country’s first 3D printed post office has been built in Bengaluru, the city called the tech capital of India. This post office has been set up at Cambridge Layout near Ulsoor, setting a new benchmark for efficiency, sustainability and design. This post office is spread over an area of 1,021 sq.ft. The construction work of this post office has been completed in just 43 days.
Question 5. Where is the World Athletics Championships 2023 being organized?
Answer – Budapest
World Athletics Championships 2023 is being organized in Budapest, Hungary from 19th to 27th August. Hungary is organizing this championship for the first time. More than 2,000 athletes from more than 200 countries are participating in this championship. It is being held at the National Athletics Center located on Margaret Island in the center of Budapest. The capacity of this stadium is 38,000.
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