Daily Current Affairs Quiz 26 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 26 August 2023
Question 1. Recently which tennis star has been appointed as the global brand ambassador by Infosys?
Answer – Rafael Nadal
Infosys is India’s leading IT company. The company has appointed tennis star player Rafael Nadal as the global brand ambassador on August 24. Nadal will be associated with Infosys for the next 3 years for ‘Infosys Digital Innovation’. With this, Nadal is partnering with a digital service company for the first time. Infosys, Nadal’s coaching team are currently building an AI-based match analysis tool together.
Question 2. Who became the winner of the Chess World Cup 2023?
Answer – Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen became the first ever FIDE World Cup winner after defeating India’s Rameshbabu Praggnananda in the final of the FIDE World Cup. Carlsen achieved this feat by playing chess for three days and four games in two formats. Praggnananda became the Grandmaster at the age of just 12.
Question 3. Which was chosen for the Best Feature Film at the 69th National Film Awards?
Answer – Rocketry
The winners of the 69th National Film Awards were announced on August 24, 2023, at the National Media Center in New Delhi. Allu Arjun (Pushpa) and Alia Bhatt and Kriti Sanon were selected for Best Actress for this year’s National Film Awards. The famous National Film Award in India was started in 1954. The event is organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Government of India.
Question 4. When is National Space Day celebrated in India?
Answer – 23 August
India’s Chandrayaan 3 made a successful landing on the lunar surface on 23 August. With this, India has become the first country in the world to land on the South Pole of the Moon. That’s why Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to celebrate this day as National Space Day. PM Modi said that the point where Chandrayaan-2 left its footprints will now be called ‘Tiranga’. He said that this tricolor point teaches us that no failure is final. The point where Chandrayaan-3’s lander landed will be known as ‘Shivshakti’.
Question 5. When is International Dog Day celebrated?
Answer – 26 August
International Dog Day is celebrated all over the world on 26 August. This day is celebrated with the aim of awakening the importance of animal protection. The day was celebrated for the first time in 2004. The day was started by Colleen Paige, a pet lifestyle expert, animal rescue advocate, dog trainer, and author.
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