24 August 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affairs

1. World Senior Citizen Day is found globally on which date?

  • 21August
  • 23August
  • 28August
  • 24August

Answer: A.August 21

Explanation: World Senior Citizen Day is found globally on August 21 each year. The day is celebrated to raise cognizance about problems affecting older people, such as deterioration with age & the abuse of the elderly and support, honour and exhibit appreciation to seniors and to understand their achievements.

2. NTPC Limited has commissioned the largest floating solar PV project of 25 MegaWatt on the reservoir of its Simhadri thermal station in which state?

  • Assam
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Haryana
  • Telangana

Answer: B.Andhra Pradesh

Explanation: NTPC Limited has commissioned the largest floating solar PV project of 25 MegaWatt on the reservoir of its Simhadri thermal station in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

3. The government of India has allowed Women to sit in which exam recently for the first time in India?

  • UPSC
  • AFCAT
  • NDA
  • CDS

Answer: C.NDA

Explanation: Earlier this week, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy issued an interim order allowing women candidates to take the National Defence Academy Examination to be held on November 14, 2021.

4. Who won the mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender table tennis tournament in Budapest?

  • Manika Batra and G Sathiyan
  • Manika Batra and Neeraj Chopra
  • Sharat Kamal and G Sathiyan
  • Timo Boll and Manika Batra

Answer: A.Manika Batra and G Sathiyan

Explanation: India’s Manika Batra & G Sathiyan has won the mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender table tennis tournament in Budapest.

5. The International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is being observed on which date?

  • 23 August
  • 29 August
  • 21 August
  • 24 August

Answer: C.August 21

Explanation: United Nations observes twenty-first August every year as the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism.



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