Current Affairs Quiz-09/08/2017


Current Affairs Quiz-09/08/2017

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Question 1
‘National Handloom Day’ is celebrated on
A
August 4
B
August 5
C
August 7
D
August 6
Question 2
Name of Indian businessman has been honoured with United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) prestigious Community Service Medal?
A
Alfred Rodrigues
B
Javed Ali
C
Firoz Merchant
D
Sinu Verghese
Question 3
Which Indian tech company would acquire London-based firm Brilliant Basics
A
Infosys
B
Wipro
C
Tech Mahindra
D
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Question 4
Name of two companies which have extended their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance the consumer experience?
A
Visa and PayPal
B
American Express and PayPal
C
Mastercard and Paytm
D
Mastercard and PayPal
Question 5
Which High Court ordered to lift the life ban imposed on Cricketer Sreesanth
A
Bombay High Court
B
Kerala High Court
C
Allahabad High Court
D
Karnataka high Court
Question 6
Name of Indian shooter has won the individual as well as the team gold medal in Men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship?
A
Rajat Dandekar
B
Hitesh Joshi
C
Ankur Mittal
D
Abhijit Chajjer
Question 7
FMCG company Britannia Industries will invest Rs 1000 crore at its proposed largest plant at a food park in which state.
A
Gujarat
B
Karnataka
C
Haryana
D
Maharashtra
Question 8
World’s shortest woman Jyoti Amge unveiled a 51-feet high book titled ___________
A
‘Kadve Vachan’
B
‘Bhakt Vachan’
C
‘Satya Vachan’
D
‘Mithe Vachan’
Question 8 Explanation: 
The book ‘Kadve Vachan’ written by Jain saint Acharya Tarun Sagar Maharaj.
Question 9
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the strongest evidence for a stratosphere on which exoplanet?
A
PASP-111b
B
LKSP -141c
C
WASP-121b
D
XASP-131a
Question 10
Abbreviation BPRD stands for
A
Bureau of Police Regulation and Development
B
Bureau of Patrolling Research and Development
C
Border Police Research and Development
D
Bureau of Police Research and Development
Question 10 Explanation: 
Union Home Ministry passed an order to merge the three-decade old National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) with BPRD.
Question 11
Who among the following has been appointed as an Executive Director in the World Bank in the US?
A
S Aparna
B
Manisha Chandra
C
Rujuta Parikh
D
Sandhya Iyer
Question 12
GST Council decided to raise cess on ________from 15% now to up to 25%.
A
Consumer Durables
B
Luxury Cars
C
Mobile Accessories
D
Tobacco Products
Question 13
Indian government has formulated National Trade Facilitation Action Plan for which period
A
2018 – 2021
B
2016-2019
C
2017 – 2020
D
2019 – 2022
Question 14
Which institute have developed a highly sensitive, low cost nanometre-scale carbon monoxide (CO) sensor.
A
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
B
Indian Institute of Science
C
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
D
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Question 15
Winner team of 91st All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament?
A
Mumbai Hockey Association
B
ONGC Team
C
Indian Railways team
D
Bengaluru Hockey Association
Question 15 Explanation: 
ONGC Team beaten Bengaluru Hockey Association (BHA) by 4-2 in the final.
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