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 Painting Day
D
World Photography Day
Question 2
India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017 was held in
A
New Delhi
B
Bhopal
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 3
New Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A
Ms. Sheena Malhotra
B
Ms. Devika Bhardwaj
C
Ms. Neha Pujara
D
Ms. Mamta Suri
Question 4
Who is the world’s top-ranked One-day batsman in the latest ICC ODI rankings.
A
AB de Villiers
B
David Warner
C
Virat Kohli
D
Joe Root
Question 5
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 6
The first regional center of the New Development Bank opened in which country
A
India
B
Brazil
C
China
D
South Africa
Question 6 Explanation: 
It is opened in Johannesburg, South Africa by BRICS nations. New Development Bank present head is K V Kamath.
Question 7
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
Testing and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
D
Tracking and Diagnostic Relay Satellite (TDRS-M)
Question 8
Which Asian country launched its first cyber court
A
Japan
B
Thailand
C
China
D
South Korea
Question 9
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 Sindhu
B
INSV Tarini
C
INSV Amba
D
INSV Durga
Question 9 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 10
Name of highest paid female athletes of 2017?
A
Angelique Kerber
B
Serena Williams
C
Danica Patrick
D
Venus Williams
Question 10 Explanation: 
List of highest paid female athletes of 2017 is released by Forbes.
Question 11
Who has won a silver medal in the javelin throw at the first World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland?
A
Rinku Hooda
B
Prakash Jaishankar
C
Prince Ahuja
D
Jatinder Singh
Question 12
Which offline mobile app launched by Bengaluru-based social education start-up for teachers.
A
MobiShala
B
Meghshala
C
MobiLearn
D
MobiTutor
Question 12 Explanation: 
Meghshala (‘School on the Cloud’) offline mobile app launched by Meghshala Trust, supported by Tata Trusts.
Question 13
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated handicraft manufacturing unit in
A
Raipur, Chhattisgarh
B
Cuttack, Odisha
C
Rajkot, Gujarat
D
Ranchi, Jharkhand
Question 14
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 15
World Humanitarian Day is observed on
A
18th August
B
19th August
C
17th August
D
16th August
There are 15 questions to complete.
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