Daily Current Affairs Quiz 8 August 2023

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: important questions of 8 august 2023

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 8 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 8 August 2023

Question 1. Name the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle recently launched in India for Mine Detection?

Answer – Nirakshi

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited and MSME Unity AEPL have developed Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) ‘Neerakshi’. This vehicle will be helpful in mine detection in India. ‘Nirakshi’ means ‘eyes in water’. So true to its name, this vehicle is designed to detect mines. This is the first vehicle of its kind in India.

Question 2. When is the death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore celebrated?

Answer – 7 August

The death anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is observed on 7 August. Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and dramatist. Apart from the national anthem of India, he also composed the national anthem of Bangladesh. He composed more than 2,000 songs. He had developed a distinct style for songs, which came to be known as ‘Tagore Geet’.

Question 3. Recently, which country became the 18th country to be recognized by WHO for eliminating Trachoma?

Answer – Iraq

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially recognized Iraq as the country that successfully eliminated trachoma as a public health problem. Iraq has become the 18th country to receive this recognition. Apart from this, Iraq has become the 50th country to eradicate Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) globally.

Question 4. What is the position of India in the medal tally of FISU World University Games 2023?

Answer – 7th

With a total of 26 medals, India has finished seventh in the FISU World University Games medal tally. Indian sportspersons won 11 gold, 5 silver and 10 bronze medals, competing in 11 sports. This was the 31st edition of the World University Games to be held every two years. It was organized from July 28 to August 8, 2023 in Chengdu, China. The medal table is topped by China, which won a total of 160 medals.

Question 5. What is the name of the short movie series launched by SAI under the ‘Cheer4India’ campaign?

Answer – Halla Bol

Sports Authority of India (SAI) has launched a short movie series titled ‘Halla Bol’. SAI will release a total of 12 short films in the coming weeks under the ‘Cheer4India’ campaign. The films are based on the journey of sportspersons preparing for the Asian Games. These films will be released under a short movie series called ‘Halla Bol’.

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