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Current Affairs August

Leading Current Affairs Highlights for August 2017

  • Ministry of Culture launches ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’
  • President Pranab Mukherjee approves ordinance allowing Kambala in Karnataka
  • Law Commission recommends compulsory registration of marriages, defaulters to be fined
  • GST rollout: India launches historic indirect tax regime GST after 17 years of debate
  • Union Government launched National Biopharma Mission
  • NALSA launches web application for free legal services to prisoners
  • Congress-led opposition names Meira Kumar as presidential nominee
  • TB patients have to submit Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits: Health Ministry
  • Ministry of Electronics and IT launches webpage for smooth GST implementation
  • Rural Development Ministry confers 144 awards to states and institutions
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram
  • India declares itself free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 and H5N8
  • PM Modi pays homage to veteran leader Babu Jagjivan Ram on his death anniversary
  • EPFO inks agreement with 5 banks to collect PF dues
  • Indian Vice Presidential Election 2017 to be held on 5 August
  • Union Government launched new bidding mechanism for mega oil and gas auctions
  • Election Commission to launch nationwide Voter Registration Reminder on Facebook
  • Power Minister Piyush Goyal launches portal on weather information
  • Govt announces another 30 cities under Smart City Mission
  • Positive growth registered in foreign & domestic tourists in 2016
  • Union Cabinet approves amendment of Social Security Agreement between India and Netherlands
  • Union Government launches VAJRA scheme to attract Indian scientists abroad
  • Initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide
  • India and ADB sign USD 275 million loan agreement for upgrading small towns in Madhya Pradesh
  • India and Portugal sign historical agreement to promote cooperation in field of archives
  • Union Government launches ‘Celebrating Yoga’ mobile app

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Important MCQ’s, Quiz, Ques/Ans for Current Affairs August

Ques 1. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar?

[A] Parimal Rai

[B] Santosh Kumar

[C] Sanjay Gupta

[D] V P Singh Badnore

Correct Answer: C

Ques 2. Who has been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)?

[A] P C Thakur

[B] RK Pachnanda

[C] Sanjay Kumar

[D] Kirti Shekhar

Correct Answer: C

Ques 3. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar?

[A] Parimal Rai

[B] Santosh Kumar

[C] Sanjay Gupta

[D] V P Singh Badnore

Correct Answer: C

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Ques 4. The 2017 Indo-Thai joint military exercise “Maitree” has started in which Indian state?

[A] Himachal Pradesh

[B] Uttar Pradesh

[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Maharashtra

Correct Answer: A

Ques 5.Which state government has launched ‘Elevate 100’ scheme to identify and nurture innovative start-ups?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Assam

[C] Kerala

[D] Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: A

Ques 6.Which country’s team has won the 2017 Asian Team Snooker Championship?

[A] Japan

[B] China

[C] India

[D] Malaysia

Correct Answer: C

Ques 7.Which Indian city is hosting the International conference on sports “CII ScoreCard 2017”?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Pune

[C] Jaipur

[D] Lucknow

Correct Answer: A

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Ques 8.Who will become the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Indonesia?

[A] Hemalata C. Bhagirath

[B] Gurjit Singh

[C] Gautam Mukhopadhaya

[D] Pradeep Kumar Rawat

Correct Answer: D

Ques 9.Which Indian Institute has been ranked 2nd in the 2016 ICCG Top Climate Think Tanks in the Rest of the World – Absolute Ranking?

[A] All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH)

[B] Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)

[C] Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM)

[D] The Energy Resources Institute (TERI)

Correct Answer: D

Ques 10.Which country is hosting the 7th edition of BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting-2017?

[A] China

[B] India

[C] South Africa

[D] Russia

Correct Answer: A

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Ques 11.India has signed how much amount of loan agreement with ADB for improving road connectivity and efficiency in Rajasthan?

[A] $220 million

[B] $470 million

[C] $350 million

[D] $185 million

Correct Answer: A

Ques 12.The 2017 International Plastic Bag Free Day (IPBFD) is observed on which date?

[A] July 2

[B] July 3

[C] July 4

[D] July 5

Correct Answer: B

Ques 13.Who has become the first female Prime Minister of Serbia?

[A] Xavier Bettel

[B] Elio Di Rupo

[C] Calsi Vucic

[D] Ana Brnabic

Correct Answer: D

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Ques 14.Who has become the first Indian to win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship?

[A] Narain Karthikeyan

[B] Ashwin Sundar

[C] Jehan Daruvala

[D] Karun Chandhok

Correct Answer: C

Ques 15.What is the India’s rank in money hoarded in Swiss banks in 2016, as per analysis by the Swiss National Bank (SNB)?

[A] 88th

[B] 75th

[C] 108th

[D] 96th

Correct Answer: A

Ques 16.Which Indian commodity exchange will merge with Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX)?

[A] Universal Commodity Exchange

[B] National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange

[C] National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd

[D] Multi Commodity Exchange

Correct Answer: C

Ques 17.The Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) is located in which state?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Karnataka

[C] Maharashtra

[D] Goa

Correct Answer: C

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Ques 18.The 2017 Save Public Sector Banks Day (SPSBD) will be celebrated on which date in India?

[A] July 19

[B] July 8

[C] July 15

[D] July 11

Correct Answer: A

Ques 19.Which union misiter has launched MERIT app and e-bidding portal for providing e-Bidding solution to States to select Independent Power Producers (IPPs)?

[A] Jagat Prakash Nadda

[B] Piyush Goyal

[C] Kiren Rijiju

[D] Anupriya Patel

Correct Answer: B

Ques 20.The Wilpattu National Park (WNP) is located in which country?

[A] India

[B] Bhutan

[C] Maldives

[D] Sri Lanka

Correct Answer: D

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