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 Amba
B
INSV Durga
C
INSV Sindhu
D
INSV Tarini
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
Which Asian country launched its first cyber court
A
China
B
South Korea
C
Japan
D
Thailand
Question 3
New Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A
Ms. Devika Bhardwaj
B
Ms. Neha Pujara
C
Ms. Sheena Malhotra
D
Ms. Mamta Suri
Question 4
Who is the world’s top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
A
David Warner
B
AB de Villiers
C
Virat Kohli
D
Joe Root
Question 5
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
Taj Mahal on the reverse
D
Hampi with Chariot on the reverse
Question 6
Which satellite was launched by NASA for ensuring that astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth?
A
Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
B
Testing and Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
C
Tracking and Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
D
Testing and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
Question 7
Who has won a silver medal in the javelin throw at the first World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland?
A
Jatinder Singh
B
Prince Ahuja
C
Rinku Hooda
D
Prakash Jaishankar
Question 8
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated handicraft manufacturing unit in
A
Ranchi, Jharkhand
B
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
C
Cuttack, Odisha
D
Rajkot, Gujarat
Question 9
Name of highest paid female athletes of 2017?
A
Angelique Kerber
B
Serena Williams
C
Danica Patrick
D
Venus Williams
Question 9 Explanation: 
List of highest paid female athletes of 2017 is released by Forbes.
Question 10
India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 was held in
A
Bhopal
B
Chennai
C
Mumbai
D
New Delhi
Question 11
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 Expulsion
B
Mosquito Terminator
C
Anti–Mosquito Express
D
Mosquito Avenger
Question 12
Which day is celebrated on 19th August every year?
A
World Painting Day
B
World Turtle Day
C
World Parasailing Day
D
World Photography Day
Question 13
The first regional center of the New Development Bank opened in which country
A
Brazil
B
China
C
India
D
South Africa
Question 13 Explanation: 
It is opened in Johannesburg, South Africa by BRICS nations. New Development Bank present head is K V Kamath.
Question 14
Which offline mobile app launched by Bengaluru-based social education start-up for teachers.
A
MobiLearn
B
MobiTutor
C
MobiShala
D
Meghshala
Question 14 Explanation: 
Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app launched by Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts.
Question 15
World Humanitarian Day is observed on
A
18th August
B
17th August
C
19th August
D
16th August
There are 15 questions to complete.
Current Affairs Quiz-18/08/2017

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