Current Affairs Quiz : August 31, 2017

Q.1) How many crore funds have been allocated for the winter capital of Jammu covering the sectors like urban transport, green spaces, drainage and sewerage under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)?

a) 100

b) 125

c) 150

d) 175

e) 200

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Q.2) Which of the following minster has called upon C-DOT, Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) to innovate and develop Telecom products at reasonable costs for exporting to SAARC countries and other developing regions of the world?

a) Faggan Singh Kulaste

b) Manoj Sinha

c) Rao Inderjit Singh

d) Rajiv Pratap Rudy

e) Santosh Kumar Gangwar

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Q.3) The 29-member panel, mandated to review the National Mineral Policy, 2008, and suggest a new framework will submit its report by October end. Who is the chairman of this panel?

a) Rajendra Rao

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Chaudhury Birendra Singh

d) Narendra Singh Tomar

e) Rajeswara Rao

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Q.4) The 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue have agreed to strengthen cooperation between their security and intelligence agencies to combat the threat of terrorism and check terror financing. Who represented the delegation at the dialogue on behalf of India?

a) Pawel Herczynski

b) Sushma Swaraj

c) Mahaveer Singhvi

d) Narendra Modi

e) I V Subba Rao

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Q.5) 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue held in _____.

a) Mumbai

b) Bengaluru

c) New Delhi

d) Kolkata

e) Chennai

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Q.6) Name the 2nd Indian Women and first Sikh women to be selected by NASA for the Mars Expedition happening in 2030.

a) Stephanie Wilson

b) Jasleen Kaur Josan

c) Koichi Wakata

d) Mary Weber

e) Sunita Williams

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Q.7) Which of the following country has introduced a third sex category option on passports and other government documents issued by IRCC?

a) Canada

b) Bhutan

c) Mexico

d) Zimbabwe

e) Cambodia

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Q.8) The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and which country on Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund. Both countries will make an contribution of 4mn USD each for the Fund, both equivalent amount, annually for five years?

a) Switzerland

b) Canada

c) Iraq

d) Saudi Arabia

e) Israel

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Q.9) Which of the following country along with India held discussion on possibilities of co-operation in sustainable clean energy and the issues relating to environment and climate change?

a) Japan

b) Germany

c) UAE

d) Italy

e) France

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Q.10) Name the minister who represented on behalf of India in the discussion held between India and UAE in sustainable clean energy and the issues relating to environment and climate change.

a) Smriti Irani

b) Sushma Swaraj

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Harsh Vardhan

e) Piyush Goyal

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Q.11) Name the minister of state was on an official visit to Ghana from 14-16 August 2017 to launch the Freedom@70 celebrations and to inaugurate FICCI’s ‘Namaskar Africa’ trade show. It was the first bilateral Ministerial visit from India after the new government assumed office in January 2017.

a) SS Ahluwalia

b) MJ Akbar

c) Mahesh Sharma

d) Manoj Sinha

e) Kiren Rijiju

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Q.12) How many million has been given by trump administration to Pakistan for conditional military assistance that the country can access only if it takes more action against terror groups.

a) $225 million

b) $255 million

c) $245 million

d) $275 million

e) $285 million

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Q.13) In which of the following form of transactional Credit/Debit/account Trump administration has notified Congress that it has given $225 million worth of conditional military assistance to Pakistan?

a) Line of Credit

b) Escrow Account

c) Current Account

d) Demat Account

e) Tax-Free Savings Account

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Q.14) The 11th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue will take place in _____ in 2018.

a) New Delhi

b) Brussels

c) Kathmandu

d) Tokyo

e) Beijing

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Q.15) The Fourth Session of the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting to be held in _____, on 29th September, 2017.

a) Dodoma

b) Tanga

c) New Delhi

d) Kolkata

e) Hyderabad

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Q.16) The Fourth Session of the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting to be held on 29th September, 2017. Who will lead the delegation on behalf of India?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Nirmala Sitharaman

c) Kiren Rijiju

d) Smriti Irani

e) Ram Nath Kovind

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Q.17) Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL), a joint venture company of Tata Power has synchronised _____ MW Shuakhevi Hydro Project in Georgia.

a) 165 MW

b) 156 MW

c) 200 MW

d) 190 MW

e) 186 MW

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Q.18) A term loan agreement for Rs 3,000 crore with which of the following bank state owned NTPC signed for partially funding its capital expenditure?

a) Axis bank

b) ICICI bank

c) Yes bank

d) HDFC bank

e) IndusInd bank

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Q.19) Who will be the Indian High Commissioner to Cyprus?

a) K K Raghavan

b) R K Raghavan

c) S K Raghavan

d) V K Raghavan

e) M K Raghavan

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Q.20) Who will be the Indian High Commissioner to Saudi Arabia?

a) Ahmad Javed

b) Salim Javed

c) Rahim Javed

d) Jamed Javed

e) Mohamed Javed

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Q.21) Who was re-appointed as a member of the Eastern local board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

a) S S Mundra

b) H R Khan

c) R Gandhi

d) N Vishwanathan

e) Nachiket Madhusudan Mor

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Q.22) Who has been named as the captain of the India Blue team for the Duleep Trophy, which will be held in Kanpur and Lucknow from September 7 to 29?

a) M S Dhoni

b) Virat Kohli

c) Suresh Raina

d) Ravinder Jadeja

e) Shikhar Dhawan

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