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 6
B
August 7
C
August 5
D
August 4
Question 2
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the strongest evidence for a stratosphere on which exoplanet?
A
XASP-131a
B
WASP-121b
C
LKSP -141c
D
PASP-111b
Question 3
World’s shortest woman Jyoti Amge unveiled a 51-feet high book titled ___________
A
‘Bhakt Vachan’
B
‘Kadve Vachan’
C
‘Mithe Vachan’
D
‘Satya Vachan’
Question 3 Explanation: 
The book ‘Kadve Vachan’ written by Jain saint Acharya Tarun Sagar Maharaj.
Question 4
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
Abhijit Chajjer
B
Rajat Dandekar
C
Ankur Mittal
D
Hitesh Joshi
Question 5
Indian government has formulated National Trade Facilitation Action Plan for which period
A
2016-2019
B
2017 – 2020
C
2019 – 2022
D
2018 – 2021
Question 6
Winner team of 91st All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament?
A
Bengaluru Hockey Association
B
Indian Railways team
C
Mumbai Hockey Association
D
ONGC Team
Question 6 Explanation: 
ONGC Team beaten Bengaluru Hockey Association (BHA) by 4-2 in the final.
Question 7
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 8
Which Indian tech company would acquire London-based firm Brilliant Basics
A
Infosys
B
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
C
Tech Mahindra
D
Wipro
Question 9
Which High Court ordered to lift the life ban imposed on Cricketer Sreesanth
A
Kerala High Court
B
Karnataka high Court
C
Bombay High Court
D
Allahabad High Court
Question 10
Which institute have developed a highly sensitive, low cost nanometre-scale carbon monoxide (CO) sensor.
A
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
B
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
C
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
D
Indian Institute of Science
Question 11
Name of Indian businessman has been honoured with United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) prestigious Community Service Medal?
A
Firoz Merchant
B
Javed Ali
C
Sinu Verghese
D
Alfred Rodrigues
Question 12
FMCG company Britannia Industries will invest Rs 1000 crore at its proposed largest plant at a food park in which state.
A
Karnataka
B
Haryana
C
Maharashtra
D
Gujarat
Question 13
Name of two companies which have extended their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance the consumer experience?
A
Mastercard and Paytm
B
American Express and PayPal
C
Mastercard and PayPal
D
Visa and PayPal
Question 14
Abbreviation BPRD stands for
A
Bureau of Patrolling Research and Development
B
Bureau of Police Regulation and Development
C
Bureau of Police Research and Development
D
Border Police Research and Development
Question 14 Explanation: 
Union Home Ministry passed an order to merge the three-decade old National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) with BPRD.
Question 15
Who among the following has been appointed as an Executive Director in the World Bank in the US?
A
Rujuta Parikh
B
Sandhya Iyer
C
S Aparna
D
Manisha Chandra
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Current Affairs Quiz-10/08/2017
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