Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Question 1
Which day is celebrated on 19th August every year?
A
World Turtle Day
B
World Parasailing Day
C
World Photography Day
D
World Painting Day
Question 2
India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 was held in
A
Bhopal
B
Mumbai
C
New Delhi
D
Chennai
Question 3
New Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A
Ms. Mamta Suri
B
Ms. Neha Pujara
C
Ms. Sheena Malhotra
D
Ms. Devika Bhardwaj
Question 4
The first regional center of the New Development Bank opened in which country
A
China
B
Brazil
C
India
D
South Africa
Question 4 Explanation: 
It is opened in Johannesburg, South Africa by BRICS nations. New Development Bank present head is K V Kamath.
Question 5
Which Asian country launched its first cyber court
A
Japan
B
South Korea
C
China
D
Thailand
Question 6
World Humanitarian Day is observed on
A
19th August
B
16th August
C
18th August
D
17th August
Question 7
Which offline mobile app launched by Bengaluru-based social education start-up for teachers.
A
MobiTutor
B
MobiShala
C
Meghshala
D
MobiLearn
Question 7 Explanation: 
Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app launched by Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts.
Question 8
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 Tarini
C
INSV Sindhu
D
INSV Durga
Question 8 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 9
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 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 Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
D
Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
Question 11
Name of highest paid female athletes of 2017?
A
Venus Williams
B
Angelique Kerber
C
Serena Williams
D
Danica Patrick
Question 11 Explanation: 
List of highest paid female athletes of 2017 is released by Forbes.
Question 12
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
Prakash Jaishankar
D
Rinku Hooda
Question 13
Rs 50 banknotes which will soon be released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will have motif of
A
India Gate on the reverse
B
Taj Mahal on the reverse
C
Hampi with Chariot on the reverse
D
Konark Sun Temple on the reverse
Question 14
Who is the world’s top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
A
David Warner
B
Joe Root
C
Virat Kohli
D
AB de Villiers
Question 15
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated handicraft manufacturing unit in
A
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
B
Rajkot, Gujarat
C
Ranchi, Jharkhand
D
Cuttack, Odisha
There are 15 questions to complete.
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