Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29 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 29 August 2023
Question 1. When is the International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?
Answer – 29 August
The ‘International Day Against Nuclear Tests’ is observed with the aim of raising awareness about the effects of nuclear weapons, testing and detonation. The United Nations General Assembly declared August 29 as the day by unanimously adopting resolution 64/35 in its 64th session held on 2 December 2009.
Question 2. In which country has the world’s first spotless giraffe been found?
Answer – America
The world’s first spotless giraffe has been found in Tennessee, USA. The color of this giraffe is brown and no name has been given to it yet. The zoo administration is paying special attention to this 6 feet tall giraffe. The zoo has also organized a contest to name it on social media.
Question 3. What is the name of the first Indian unicorn company of 2023?
Answer – Zepto
Indian grocery startup Zepto has announced that it has recently raised $200 million in round of funding. With this, Zepto has become the first Indian unicorn of the year. With this, Zepto’s valuation has gone up to $1.4 billion. Zepto was started in the year 2021 by two 19-year-old Stanford dropouts students Adit Palicha and Kaivalya Vohra. Zepto’s competitors in India are Blinkit, Dunzo, Swiggy Instamart and BigBasket.
Question 4. In honor of which sportsperson is National Sports Day celebrated in India?
Answer – Major Dhyanchand
National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August. The day marks the birth anniversary of the Great hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. The celebration of this day started from the year 2012. Major Dhyanchand’s team won gold medals in the Olympics during the years 1928, 1932 and 1936. He played hockey at international level for 23 years. Major scored 570 goals in a total of 185 matches of his career. He became the third civilian to be honored with the Padma Bhushan award in the year 1956.
Question 5. Which is the only country in the world to successfully land on the South Pole of the Moon?
Answer – India
India’s ISRO successfully soft-landed on the south pole of the Moon on 23 August 2023. With this India has become the first and till date the only country in the world to do so. Apart from this, India is the fourth country to successfully land on the Moon in the form of a lander module.
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