Current Affairs Quiz: August 25, 2017

Current Affairs 25 August 2017 Quiz 

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  1. Name the head of a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court which pronounced that individual privacy is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution.
    A) T. S. Thakur
    B) H. L. Dattu
    C) P. Sathasivam
    D) J.S. Khehar
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:

    The Supreme Court of India pronounced that individual privacy is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution. A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar ruled that the right to privacy is intrinsic to life and liberty, thus coming under Article 21, and comes under the various fundamental freedoms in PART III of the Indian Constitution.
  2. After Right to Privacy declared as Fundamental Right under Indian Constitution, there are how many fundamental rights of India?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 8
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:
    Right to equality, Right to freedom, Right against exploitation, Right to freedom of religion, Cultural and Educational rights, and Right to constitutional remedies are the 6 fundamental rights of India. Now Right to Privacy  is the 7th Fundamental Right  added to the Indian Constitution.
     
  3. According to a study, India accounted for how much per cent of rheumatic heart disease deaths globally in 2015?
    A) 75%
    B) 73%
    C) 78%
    D) 76%
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    With 1,19,100 deaths, India is among the five nations — Indonesia, the DR Congo, China and Pakistan — that accounted for 73 per cent of rheumatic heart disease deaths globally in 2015, a study has showed.
  4. Which of the following village has emerged as the ‘100 percent computer literate’ in the entire North East?
    A) Nungthaang Tampak
    B) Churachandpur
    C) Tamenglong
    D) Beru Wangkhera
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:
    Manipur’s Nungthaang Tampak village has emerged as the ‘100 percent computer literate’ not only in the state but in the entire North East.
  5. Which of the following states has become the first in the country to implement Bharat QR Digital Payments?
    A) Telangana
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Andhra Pradesh’s Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd (EPDCL) and the Southern Power Distribution Corporation of AP Ltd. (SPDCL) have become the first state-owned distribution companies in India to accept payments through Bharat QR.
  6. Where did the Meeting of Heads of Governments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States held in August 2017?
    A) China
    B) Kyrgyz Republic
    C) Hong Kong
    D) Tajikistan
    View Answer
       Option B
    Some Extra:

    A two-day Meeting of Heads of Governments of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States begun at Choplon Ata in Kyrgyz Republic.
  7. Where is the world record for the largest samosa been created?
    A) UK
    B) India
    C) Canada
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    The world record for the largest samosa has been created in London. The enormous snack, weighing in at 153.1 kg, was made by a team of Muslim Aid volunteers at the East London Mosque.
  8. As per the Forbes List, who has been named as the Asia’s richest man?
    A) Mukesh Ambani
    B) Li ka-Shing
    C) Tadashi Yanani
    D) Jack Ma
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma is back on top as Asia’s richest man following gains in the company’s earnings and share price. Jack Ma is worth $37.4 billion, according to the Forbes real-time billionaires list.
  9. Which of the following countries has become first in the world to launch its climate-smart snow leopard landscape management plan?
    A) Austria
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Myanmar
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra: 

    This is the first climate-smart landscape management plan for snow leopard conservation in the world and is evidence of the government of Nepal’s high level of commitment to this goal.
  10. Which of the following companies has launched ‘Project Brainwave’ deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI)?
    A) IBM
    B) Microsoft
    C) Infosys
    D) Nokia
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    Software giant Microsoft has announced its ‘Project Brainwave’ deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI). With the help of ultra-low latency, the system processes requests as fast as it receives them.
  11. As announced by the government, selling of space for advertisements in print media would attract how much Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
    A) 6% and 19%
    B) 5% and 19%
    C) 5% and 18%
    D) 6% and 18%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The government has clarified that selling of space for advertisements in print media would attract 5 and 18 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST), depending on the terms of the contract between the newspaper, advertisement agency and the client.
  12. According to the RBI data, Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank and Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank recorded a net profit of how much amount during 2016-17?
    A) Rs 150 crore
    B) Rs 160 crore
    C) Rs 140 crore
    D) Rs 170 crore
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:
    Of the 56 regional rural banks (RRBs), Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank and Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank recorded net profit of more than Rs 150 crore during 2016-17. These are among the 49 RRBs that recorded a profit in 2016-17.
  13. Airport Authority of India has partnered with which of the following transport aggregators to extend latters range of mobility offering to commuters at the four of the busiest airports in the country?
    A) Ola
    B) Uber
    C) Jugnu
    D) Meru
    View Answer
      Option A
    Some Extra:

    Transport aggregator Ola has entered into a strategic alliance with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to extend its range of mobility offering to commuters, through designated Ola Zones and kiosks at four of the busiest airports in the country- Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata; Chennai International Airport; Pune International Airport, and Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow.
  14. Google has partnered with which of the following to enable voice shopping through Google Assistant, Google’s virtual assistant that lives on devices like its smart speaker, Google Home?
    A) Amazon
    B) Alibaba
    C) Flipkart
    D) Walmart
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Walmart and Google have announced a new partnership that will enable voice shopping through Google Assistant, Google’s virtual assistant that lives on devices like its smart speaker, Google Home.  
  15. As announced by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), which of the following will host the 2018 ITTF Team World Cup?
    A) Berlin
    B) Chennai
    C) London
    D) Shanghai
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:
    The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that the 2018 ITTF Team World Cup (second most prestigious team tournament after the World Championships) will be held in London from February 22 to 25 next year.  
  16. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India?
    A) AK Mittal
    B) Ashwani Lohani
    C) Anurag Mehta
    D) Rajiv Bansal
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra:
    Rajiv Bansal has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India, succeeding Ashwani Lohani, who has now become the Chairman of Railway Board.
  17. Ramananda Sengupta who has passed away recently was from which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Journalism
    C) Cinema
    D) Education
    View Answer
      Option C
    Some Extra:
    Country’s oldest cinematographer Ramanda Sengupta has passed away. His first film as a full-time cinematographer was in “Purbaraag” directed by Ardhendu Mukherjee in 1946.
  18. Tony de Brum, champion of Paris climate agreement who has passed away recently was from
    A) Solomon Islands
    B) Marshall Islands
    C) Falkland Islands
    D) Cook Islands
    View Answer
      Option B
    Some Extra:
    Tony de Brum, the former Marshall Islands foreign minister who became a leading advocate for the landmark Paris Agreement and an internationally recognised voice in the fight against climate change, has passed away.

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