Current Affairs Quiz: August 13, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 August 2017 

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  1. Which ministry launched ‘Gaj Yatra’ to mark World Elephant Day 2017 on 13th August?
    A) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
    B) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
    C) Ministry of Women and Child Development

    D) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched ‘Gaj Yatra’, a nationwide campaign to protect elephants on the occasion of World Elephant Day. The campaign is planned to cover 12 elephant range states.
  2. Which of the following state government launched ‘She Means Business’ programme of Facebook for women entrepreneurs in the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Odisha’s Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has launched ‘She Means Business’ programme of Facebook for women entrepreneurs in Odisha. Under the scheme 25, 000 women entrepreneurs and self-help group (SHG) members will be given training on digital marketing skills within next one year.
  3. Which state has launched the ‘Smart Streets Lab’ programme in its capital to figure out technology-based solutions for women and road safety?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha

    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    In an effort to apply and figure out technology-based solutions for women and road safety in Hyderabad, the government of Telangana in association with the World Resources Institute (WRI) India – Ross Centre and the Indian School of Business (ISB) launched the ‘Smart Streets Lab’ programme.
  4. According to global leader in broadband testing Ookla, which country has the fastest mobile Internet in the world?
    A) Sweden
    B) Netherlands
    C) Norway
    D) Hungary
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    In only 13 months, Norway has jumped from 11th to first place on the list of world best providers of fast Internet connection.
  5. India Bank has announced to offer 3.50 per cent per annum for deposit up to _________
    A) Rs 20 lakh
    B) Rs 1 crore
    C) Rs 80 lakh
    D) Rs 50 lakh

    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    PSU lender Indian Bank will offer interest rate of 4 per cent per annum on savings account with incremental balance of over Rs 50 lakh and 3.50 per cent per annum for deposit up to Rs 50 lakh.
  6. Which of the following exchanges will commence trading in gold options contracts from August 30 becoming the first one in the country to do so?
    A) Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX)
    B) United Stock Exchange of India
    C) India International Exchange
    D) OTC Exchange of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The India INX, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BSE, is located at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), GIFT City.
  7. Markets regulator Sebi has entered into pact with its counterpart in which country to promote technical assistance and facilitate cross-border co-operation?
    A) Oman
    B) Qatar
    C) Iran
    D) Kuwait
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Markets regulator Sebi has entered into a pact with its counterpart in Iran to promote technical assistance and facilitate cross-border co-operation in the area of securities regulations.
  8. Under-19 cricket Asia Cup which was scheduled in Bengaluru in November this year has been moved to which country?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Hong Kong
    C) Uruguay
    D) New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Under-19 cricket Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru, has been moved to Malaysia following the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s objection to the tournament being held in India. The tournament will now be held in November in Malaysia.
  9. Which of the following bollywood actress has been appointed in the new board of Central Board of Film Certification to be led by Prasoon Joshi?
    A) Hema Malini
    B) Vidya Balan
    C) Rekha
    D) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    After the removal of Pahlaj Nihalani as the Censor Board Chief, its board was reconstituted with the new members. Actress Vidya Balan is one among them.
  10. Who has been elected as the President  of Kenya?
    A) Uhuru Kenyappa

    B) Uheru Kenyatta
    C) Uhuru Kenyatta
    D) Uheru Kenyappa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected as the president of Kenya.
  11. What is the theme of International Youth Day 2017?
    A) Youth and Mental Health
    B) Youth and Civic Engagement
    C) Youth Building Peace
    D) Legal issues surrounding youth
    View Answer
    Option  C
    Some Extra:
    The International Youth Day 2017 theme: ‘Youth Building Peace’.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. What is the currency of Norway?
    A) dirham
    B) shilling
    C) won
    D) krone
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. What is the capital of Norway?
    A) Muscat
    B) Oslo
    C) Bucharest
    D) Budapest
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. Where is the headquarters of Indian Bank located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option B
  4. Where is the India International Exchange located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Location::  Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  5. What is the currency of Kenya?
    A) dirham
    B) shilling
    C) won
    D) krone
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Capital: Nairobi
  6. When is International Youth Day observed?
    A) 14 August
    B) 11 August
    C) 13 August
    D) 12 August
    View Answer
    Option D
  7. When is World Elephant Day observed?
    A) 10 August
    B) 12 August
    C) 11 August
    D) 13 August
    View Answer
    Option B

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