Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Current Affairs Quiz-21/08/2017

Question 1
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 2
Which Asian country launched its first cyber court
A
Japan
B
South Korea
C
Thailand
D
China
Question 3
World Humanitarian Day is observed on
A
19th August
B
17th August
C
16th August
D
18th August
Question 4
India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 was held in
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Bhopal
Question 5
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 Durga
B
INSV Sindhu
C
INSV Amba
D
INSV Tarini
Question 5 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 6
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
Rinku Hooda
D
Prince Ahuja
Question 7
The first regional center of the New Development Bank opened in which country
A
China
B
India
C
South Africa
D
Brazil
Question 7 Explanation: 
It is opened in Johannesburg, South Africa by BRICS nations. New Development Bank present head is K V Kamath.
Question 8
Which offline mobile app launched by Bengaluru-based social education start-up for teachers.
A
MobiTutor
B
Meghshala
C
MobiLearn
D
MobiShala
Question 8 Explanation: 
Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app launched by Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts.
Question 9
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated handicraft manufacturing unit in
A
Ranchi, Jharkhand
B
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
C
Rajkot, Gujarat
D
Cuttack, Odisha
Question 10
Who is the world’s top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
A
David Warner
B
Joe Root
C
AB de Villiers
D
Virat Kohli
Question 11
New Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A
Ms. Sheena Malhotra
B
Ms. Neha Pujara
C
Ms. Devika Bhardwaj
D
Ms. Mamta Suri
Question 12
Rs 50 banknotes which will soon be released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will have motif of
A
Hampi with Chariot on the reverse
B
Konark Sun Temple on the reverse
C
Taj Mahal on the reverse
D
India Gate on the reverse
Question 13
Name of highest paid female athletes of 2017?
A
Serena Williams
B
Angelique Kerber
C
Danica Patrick
D
Venus Williams
Question 13 Explanation: 
List of highest paid female athletes of 2017 is released by Forbes.
Question 14
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
Anti–Mosquito Express
B
Mosquito Avenger
C
Mosquito Terminator
D
Mosquito Expulsion
Question 15
Which day is celebrated on 19th August every year?
A
World Photography Day
B
World Parasailing Day
C
World Turtle Day
D
World Painting Day
There are 15 questions to complete.
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