Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Question 1
Under project ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ which Indian-built sail boat will be used by a team of women officers of the Indian Navy.
A
INSV Tarini
B
INSV Amba
C
INSV Durga
D
INSV Sindhu
Question 1 Explanation: 
In this project a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sail boat INSV Tarini.
Question 2
A special train launched by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC),to spray anti-larval chemicals along the tracks to control mosquito breeding,Which name is
A
Mosquito Terminator
B
Mosquito Expulsion
C
Anti–Mosquito Express
D
Mosquito Avenger
Question 3
Name of highest paid female athletes of 2017?
A
Serena Williams
B
Angelique Kerber
C
Venus Williams
D
Danica Patrick
Question 3 Explanation: 
List of highest paid female athletes of 2017 is released by Forbes.
Question 4
World Humanitarian Day is observed on
A
16th August
B
19th August
C
17th August
D
18th August
Question 5
Which offline mobile app launched by Bengaluru-based social education start-up for teachers.
A
Meghshala
B
MobiTutor
C
MobiShala
D
MobiLearn
Question 5 Explanation: 
Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app launched by Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts.
Question 6
Who is the world’s top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
A
Virat Kohli
B
David Warner
C
Joe Root
D
AB de Villiers
Question 7
Which day is celebrated on 19th August every year?
A
World Turtle Day
B
World Parasailing Day
C
World Painting Day
D
World Photography Day
Question 8
Who has won a silver medal in the javelin throw at the first World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland?
A
Prakash Jaishankar
B
Jatinder Singh
C
Prince Ahuja
D
Rinku Hooda
Question 9
New Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A
Ms. Mamta Suri
B
Ms. Neha Pujara
C
Ms. Devika Bhardwaj
D
Ms. Sheena Malhotra
Question 10
Which satellite was launched by NASA for ensuring that astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth?
A
Testing and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
B
Testing and Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
C
Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
D
Tracking and Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
Question 11
Rs 50 banknotes which will soon be released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will have motif of
A
Konark Sun Temple on the reverse
B
India Gate on the reverse
C
Hampi with Chariot on the reverse
D
Taj Mahal on the reverse
Question 12
India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 was held in
A
Mumbai
B
Chennai
C
Bhopal
D
New Delhi
Question 13
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated handicraft manufacturing unit in
A
Rajkot, Gujarat
B
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
C
Cuttack, Odisha
D
Ranchi, Jharkhand
Question 14
The first regional center of the New Development Bank opened in which country
A
South Africa
B
India
C
China
D
Brazil
Question 14 Explanation: 
It is opened in Johannesburg, South Africa by BRICS nations. New Development Bank present head is K V Kamath.
Question 15
Which Asian country launched its first cyber court
A
China
B
Japan
C
Thailand
D
South Korea
There are 15 questions to complete.
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