Correct Answer : Option (A) - August 8
Note : On August 8, 2021, the nation commemorates the 79th anniversary of the Quit India Movement, or August Kranti Din, which is one of the most significant milestones in the history of India's freedom movement. After a meeting of the All-India Congress Committee in Mumbai on August 8, 1942, people from all over India came together under Mahatma Gandhi's guidance to drive the British out of India.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7th August
Correct Answer : Option (C) - VOC Port Trust
Correct Answer : Option (D) - South Lebanon conflict
Note : The UN peacekeeping force patrolling the Lebanon-Israel border and warned of a “very dangerous situation” after Hezbollah and the Israeli army traded fire. The Israeli–Lebanese conflict, or the South Lebanon conflict, was a series of military clashes involving Israel, Lebanon and Syria, the Palestine Liberation Organization, as well as various militias acting from within Lebanon.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Japan
Note : Japan has planned to place an additional “500 to 600” missile defense personnel on Ishigaki island in a move that will boost allied capabilities to counter China’s area denial tactics within the first island chain. Ishigaki Island is a Japanese island south-west of Okinawa Hontō and the second-largest island of the Yaeyama Island group.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 41 Years
Note : The Indian Men’s Hockey team bagged bronze at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Thursday(05-08-2021). The men in blue defeated Germany, and ended the medal drought in hockey after 41 years. The last time India had won a medal in hockey was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they got the gold.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Little Boy
Note : The United States dropped an atomic bomb named “Little Boy”, on the town of Hiroshima in Japan. This bomb attack was done with the motive to end the Second World War in 1945.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Dr. Dhriti Banerjee
Correct Answer : Option (A) - ISRO
Note : Dr K Sivan, Secretary, DOS/Chairman, ISRO on August 04, 2021 formally inaugurated the Health QUEST study (Health Quality Upgradation Enabled by Space Technology of ISRO) which will be undertaken by 20 private hospitals across India. Dr Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health was the guest of honour and spoke on the occasion. The objective of the study is to strive towards reducing human errors and achieve zero defect and quality service in the Emergency and Intensive Care units of hospitals. The study aims to upgrade the healthcare systems standards of the country in line with the ISRO quality standards and best practices. The procedures and practices of Quality Assurance mechanism in vogue in ISRO will be shared with the study team for setting the parameters to establish health care quality standards.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ravi Kumar Dahiya