Current Affairs Quiz : July 16, 2017

Q.1) Who inaugurated the 212 th Mid -Term Council meeting on road safety

Scenario in India held at Hotel Radisson Blu of Udaipur. The two day meeting

organized by Indian Road Congress?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Arun Jaitley

d) Nitin Gadkari

e) Radha Mohan Singh

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Q.2) Which Transport Department has decided to resurrect a 24×7 helpline that

allowed people to register complaints against vehicles?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) New Delhi

d) Haryana

e) Punjab

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Q.3) Which state government has fixed a target to provide jobs to 70 lakh

people in next five years?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Bihar

d) Odisha

e) Haryana

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Q.4) Name the Union Minister along with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.

Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated SRM University in Amaravati. Naidu said that he

was committed to developing the State into a knowledge hub.

a) Narendra Modi

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Arun Jaitley

d) Venkaiah Naidu

e) Radha Mohan Singh

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Q.5) Which state recently launched Operation Muskan, a month-long drive to

rescue missing children?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Bihar

d) Odisha

e) Haryana

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Q.6) Which government has decided to set up a hi-tech and ultra-modern

ornamental fish hatchery in Jhajjar district at a cost of Rs 13.68 crore?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) New Delhi

d) Haryana

e) Punjab

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Q.7) Which state signed an MoU with the Centre for promoting regional air

connectivity in the state. The MoU was signed under Regional Connectivity

Scheme (RCS) in presence of its Chief Minister and Union Civil Aviation Minister

Ashok Gajapati Raju?

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Uttarakhand

c) Bihar

d) Odisha

e) Haryana

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Q.8) The world's first centre for breeding Saola, a critically endangered hoofed

mammal, is being constructed in __________ central region.

a) Laos

b) Finland

c) Thailand

d) Vietnam

e) Cambodia

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Q.9) How many satellites were there in Russian Soyuz booster lifted off from

Kazakhstan?

a) 53

b) 63

c) 73

d) 83

e) 93

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Q.10) Name the senior bureaucrats recently appointed as members of the

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex policy- making body of the

Income Tax department.

a) Bajrang Dass

b) Arbind Modi

c) Nitin Kumar Dass

d) Both a and b

e) Both b and c

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Q.11) Who has been as appointed as the UNICEF's Global Goodwill Ambassador

recently?

a) Lilly Singh

b) Nana Mouskouri

c) Leon Lai

d) Vanessa Redgrave

e) Maxim Vengerov

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Q.12) Who has been accredited as The Next High Commissioner Of India To

Montserrat?

a) Angelique Kidjo

b) Danny Glover

c) Bishwadip Dey

d) Judy Collins

e) Danny Grish

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Q.13) Who has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of

India to Niue?

a) Angelique Kidjo

b) Danny Glover

c) Sanjiv Kohli

d) Judy Collins

e) Danny Grish

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Q.14) Name the test cricket captain recently awarded with Honorary Life

Membership for his services to the game by Marylebone Cricket Club?

a) Wasim Akram

b) Virat Kholi

c) Misbah-ul- Haq

d) Javed Miandad

e) Mushfiqur Rahim

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Q.15) Who won her first Wimbledon title with a straight-set win over five-time

champion Venus Williams?

a) Angelique Kerber

b) Maria Sharapova

c) Steffi Graf

d) Serena Williams

e) Garbine Muguruza

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Q.16) International Junior Shotgun Cup Championship 2017 held in

___________.

a) Laos

b) Finland

c) Thailand

d) Vietnam

e) Cambodia

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Q.17) IAAF World under-18 athletics championships 2017 held in _________.

a) Kenya

b) Turkey

c) Singapore

d) Malaysia

e) Finland

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Q.18) Which Indian institute recently developed materials coated with a

hydrophobic (water hating) hybrid molecular material synthesised fire-retardant,

rust-resistant material?

a) IIT-Mumbai

b) IIT-Kolkata

c) IISER Kolkata

d) IISER Mumbai

e) IIT-Delhi

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Q.19) Which country recently marked the first anniversary of a failed coup in

which at least 260 people died and 2,196 were wounded?

a) Kenya

b) Turkey

c) Singapore

d) Malaysia

e) Finland

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Q.20) Which country has approved a bill to give MPs and the justice minister the

power to appoint judges without consulting judicial circles?

a) Poland

b) Finland

c) Thailand

d) England

e) Italy

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Q.21) Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian- born who was the first woman to win the

coveted Fields Medal, has died of cancer in a US hospital. She is a ___________.

a) Magician

b) Mathematician

c) Politician

d) Scientist

e) Historian

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Q.22) Which brand has been ranked as the most influential brand in the country

while Patanjali Ayurveda and Reliance Jio figure in the top ten, according to a

study by global research firm Ipsos.

a) Google

b) Amazon

c) Flipkart

d) Yahoo

e) Snapdeal

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Q.23) MSDE celebrated the second anniversary of Skill India Mission on the

World Youth Skills day. 100 GST training centres, 51 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal

Kendras and 100 Yoga training centres were inaugurated on the occasion. In the

term MSDE, D stands for__________

a) Develop

b) Developing

c) Development

d) Developed

e) Developer

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Q.24) The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed happiness as

number of beneficiaries of Ujjwala Yojana crossed __________Crore.

a) 1.5

b) 2.0

c) 2.5

d) 3.0

e) 4.0

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Q.25) World snake day is celebrated on ___________.

a) July 15 th

b) July 16 th

c) July 17 th

d) July 18 th

e) July 19 th

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