27 August 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affairs

1. Who authored the book titled “Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest”?

A.Boria Majumdar

B.Kiran Shah

C.Arun Bose

D.G N Lasen

Answer: A.Boria Majumdar

Explanation: A new book titled “Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest” has been authored by Boria Majumdar & Kushan Sarkar. The book was published by Simon & Schuster Publisher India Private Limited.

2. The Central Government has awarded three cities from which state with ‘Water Plus’ certification?

A.Andhra Pradesh

B.Gujarat

C.Bihar

D.Kerala

Answer: A.Andhra Pradesh

Explanation: The Central Government has awarded three cities from Andhra Pradesh with ‘Water Plus’ certification. It has been done under the Swachh Bharat Mission and Swachh Survekshan assessment.

3. The World Water Week 2021 has been organised in India on which dates this year?

A.August 12- August 18

B.August 23- August 27

C.August 24- August 30

D.August 21- August 28

Answer: B.August 23- August 27

Explanation: The World Water Week 2021 has been organised from 23-27 August, in entirely digital format. The theme for World Water Week 2021 is ‘Building Resilience Faster’.

4. Which country has closed its main border crossing point with Gaza Strip on August 23, 2021, because of tensions with Hamas rulers?

A.Syria

B.Jordan

C.UAE

D.Egypt

Answer: D.Egypt

Explanation: Egypt closed its main border crossing point with Gaza Strip on August 23, 2021, because of tensions with Hamas rulers.

5. Which state has launched the COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme?

A.Assam

B.Haryana

C.Manipur

D.Bihar

Answer: C.Manipur

Explanation: The Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh, has launched COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme on August 23, 2021.



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