Current Affairs Quiz : 20 July, 2017

Q.1) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently opened the longest bridge of 2.88 km over the river Kathajodi that was named after whom?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Deendayal Upadhyay

c) Netaji Subash Chandra Bose

d) Biju Patnaik

e) Rajiv Gandhi

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Q.2) Which district in Kerala has proposed to construct the Sabarimala Greenfield International Airport in Central Travancore (Cheruvally estate)?

a) Idukki

b) Wayanad

c) Alappuzha

d) Kozhikode

e) Kottayam

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Q.3) Which state’s education department has launched the Hamari Shala Kaise Ho, Shala Siddhi Karyakram and Shala Siddhi Prohatsan Puraskar Yojana to provide qualitative education to 25000 students of government school?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Gujarat

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Telangana

e) Maharashtra

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Q.4) Name the company with which the Defence Public Sector Undertaking signed a MoU for the financial year 2017-18 to target on ‘Revenue from Operations’.

a) Bridge & Roof Company (India) Ltd.

b) Hindustan Copper Limited

c) Goa Shipyard Limited

d) Hindustan Newsprint Limited

e) Bharat Dynamics Limited

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Q.5) Name the country against which The United States is imposing new economic sanctions over the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program?

a) Israel

b) Iran

c) Iraq

d) Afghanistan

e) China

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Q.6) Which of the following Minister of State for Tolerance of United Arab Emirates has topped the list of most powerful Arab woman in government according to Forbes Middle East?

a) Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi

b) Sahar Nasr

c) Ghada Wali

d) Reem Al Hashimy

e) Mona Al Munjjed

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Q.7) Name the Australian Foreign Minister who signed the framework agreement to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) that was spearheaded by India and France.

a) Greg Hunt

b) Christopher Pyne

c) Simon Birmingham

d) Julie Bishop

e) Arthur Sinodinos

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Q.8) Name the Minister of State for Agriculture who estimated the foodgrain production at a record level of over 273 million tones during 2016-27?

a) Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

b) S.S. Ahluwalia

c) Vishnu Deo Sai

d) Sudarshan Bhagat

e) Krishan Pal

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Q.9) Which of the following app has been recently launched by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for syncing Aadhaar data on the mobile phones?

a) i.Aadhaar app

b) m.gov.Aadhaar app

c) gov.Aadhaar app

d) eAadhaar app

e) mAadhaar app

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Q.10) Which of the following athlete has broken his own record of men’s 110m hurdles at 57th National Inter-State Championship to win a gold held in Guntur?

a) Siddhanth Thingalaya

b) Dharambir Singh

c) Mohammad Anas

d) Surendra Singh

e) Bahadur Prasad

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Q.11) Name the squash players who recently won the under-15 boys and girls titles in Dutch Open Junior Squash Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

a) Neel Joshi and Ananya Dabke

b) Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal

c) Joshna Chinappa and Neel Joshi

d) Sourav Ghosal and Ananya Dabke

e) Abdul Bari and Dipika Pallikal

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Q.12) Which day was celebrated by the major banks as ‘Save Public Sector Banks Day’ by the United Forum of Bank Unions?

a) July 15th

b) July 16th

c) July 17th

d) July 18th

e) July 19th

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Q.13) Who among the following Roma legend has resigned as a player and announces to become the director of the Italian club?

a) Edin Dzeko

b) Radja Nainggolan

c) Francesco Totti

d) Kostas Manolas

e) Daniele De Rossi

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Q.14) Name the Head of French Armed Forces who quits his post after publicly clashing with Emmanuel Macron over proposed budget cuts.

a) Jean Danielou

b) Pope Joan

c) Petrico Brasie

d) Sandriale Sinosi

e) General Pierre de Villers

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Q.15) Name the Rajya Sabha MP who received the Lifetime Achievement Award along with Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani, Lok Sabha MP.

a) Sharad Yadav

b) Narendra Jadhav

c) Mary Kom

d) Swapan Dasgupta

e) Subramanian Swamy

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Q.16) Which of the following rebellion that was first armed farmer warriors’ uprising in Odisha against the East India Company in 1817 celebrated on July 19 under the leader of Bakshi Jagabandhu?

a) Saka Rebellion

b) Garib Rebellion

c) Krish Rebellion

d) Paika Rebellion

e) Panth Rebellion

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Q.17) Which organization has signed Multilateral MoU on global framework of cooperation and information exchange between insurance supervisors with International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)?

a) Telecom Regulatory authority of India

b) Energy Regulatory Commission

c) Nuclear Regulatory Commission

d) Securities Exchange Board of India

e) Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India

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Q.18) Which of the following webportal programme was launched by Telangana to receive complaints from public online and get speedy redressal?

a) Aarogya sahitha

b) Janahitha

c) Asararohitha

d) Gnanprohitha

e) Koushalpurohita

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Q.19) How much percentage that Government of India would retain through Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) out of listed CPSEs by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

a) 25%

b) 36%

c) 49%

d) 50%

e) 51%

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Q.20) How much power would be commissioned by All India Radio of two new Shortwave Sold State digital transmitters for dissemination of content across the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan by end of August 2017?

a) 10 kW

b) 20 kW

c) 50 kW

d) 75 kW

e) 100 kW

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Q.21) Name the special webpage on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on PIB Website was launched by Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau, Shri A P Frank Noronha.

a) http:// pib.nic.in/gst

b) http:// pib.gst.nic.in

c) http://pib.nic.gst.in

d) http://gst.pib.nic.in

e) http://gst.pib.in/nic

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Q.22) Which of the following cricketer has slipped to third place from second in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers and Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath takes second?

a) Umesh

b) Ravindra Jadeja

c) Mohammed Shami

d) Ravichandran Ashwin

e) Ashish Nehra

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Q.23) Which of the following school has joined with Ministry of Urban Development and the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to launch a sanitation campaign “Swachh Shauchalaya Campaign” in Saket.

a) Surendranath Centenary Campaign

b) Gyan Bharati Public Campaign

c) Jagadbandhu Institutional Campaign

d) Umakanta Academy Campaign

e) Yavindra Public Campaign

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Q.24) Which of the following country has recently conducted Chonburi’s Annual Buffalo Race Festival?

a) Spain

b) India

c) Thailand

d) Mexico

e) Canada

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