Current Affairs Quiz: August 20, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 20 August 2017 

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  1. Who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador for Handicap International?
    A) Neymar Jr
    B) Ronaldinho
    C) Lionel Messi

    D) Cristiano Ronaldo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    World’s most expensive footballer, Brazil’s Neymar Jr has become a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International.
    Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. 
  2. TV entertainer and showbiz legend, Sir Bruce Forsyth has passed away recently. He hails from which country?
    A) UK
    B) Brazil
    C) USA
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE was an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spanned more than 75 years.  
  3. From which of the following countries is India going to buy six Apache AH64E attack helicopters for the army?
    A) UK
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) USA
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    Option D
    Some Extra:

    The country’s defence acquisition council (DAC) has given the green light to a proposal to buy six Apache AH64E attack helicopters for the army from the United States.  
  4. Reserve Bank of India on 19th August 2017 called for recapitalization of state-run banks to help them resolve the NPAs issue in a time-bond manner as bad loans at _________ of the system is not acceptable.
    A) 9.8%
    B) 9.6%
    C) 9.7%
    D) 9.4%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    RBI Governor Urjit Patel said that gross NPA ratio of the banking system at 9.6 per cent and stressed advances ratio at 12 per cent as of March 2017 is indeed a matter of concern.
  5. Six Apache AH64E attack helicopters going to be brought by India for the army will cost around how much?
    A) Rs 4,620 crore
    B) Rs 4,364 crore
    C) Rs 4,168 crore
    D) Rs 4,285 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Boeing-manufactured helicopters and associated equipment cleared by the council are expected to cost around Rs 4,168 crore.
  6. Where is the India’s first university in the field of Holistic Education named Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University is inaugurated where?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Nagpur
    D) Nanded
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated the Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) in Pune, said to be the first of its kind in India.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of Handicap International situated?
    A) Moscow, Russia
    B) Brasilia, Brazil
    C) Lyon, France
    D) Athletic Bilbao
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Handicap International is an organization which does not depend on any government, created in 1982 to provide help in refugee camps in Cambodia and Thailand.

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