Current Affairs Quiz: August 30, 2017

Current Affairs 30 August 2017 Quiz

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  1. To control the situation in the LWE affected states, which new initiative has been launched by teh central government?
    A) SAMPADA
    B) SHAKTI
    C) SAMADHAN
    D) SHAURYA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    SAMADHAN (S-Smart Policing and Leadership; A -Aggressive Strategy, M-Motivation and Training, A-Actionable Intelligence; D-Dashboard for Development and Key Performance Indicators, H-Harnessing Technology for Development and Security, A-Action Plan for each Theatre and N-No access to Financing) to control the situation in the LWE affected states.
  2. YUVA – a skill development programme inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is an initiative of
    A) Delhi Police
    B) Bengaluru Police
    C) Kochi Police
    D) Mumbai Police
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated ‘Yuva’, a Delhi Police initiative for skill development among the youth, as part of its community policing.
  3. Which of the following airports has signed an agreement with Accenture to set up a co-innovation centre that will help incubate and develop digital solutions to create an “airport of the future”?
    A) Bengaluru International Airport Limited
    B) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
    C) Cochin International Airport
    D) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Bengaluru International Airport Limited has signed an agreement with Accenture to set up a co-innovation centre that will help incubate and develop digital solutions to create an “airport of the future”.
  4. Which country has imposed the world’s toughest law against plastic bags in August 2017?
    A) Hong Kong
    B) Rwanda
    C) Kenya
    D) Italy
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Kenya joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy.
  5. Which commodity exchange launched the world’s first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool in August 2017?
    A) National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd
    B) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange
    C) Multi Commodity Exchange
    D) Indian Commodity Exchange Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) launched the world’s first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool.
  6. Kenya recently imposed world’s toughest law against plastic bags by announcing imprisonment of up to four years or fines of ________.
    A) $40,000
    B) $50,000
    C) $30,000
    D) $60,000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000, as the world’s toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.
  7. Sardar Singh who has received the India’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 plays which sport for the country?
    A) Football
    B) Badminton
    C) Tennis
    D) Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
  8. Who has became the first para athlete to receive India’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017?
    A) Sardar Singh
    B) Devendra Jhajaria
    C) Amit Kumar Saroha
    D) Mariyappan Thangavelu
    View Answer
    Option B

  9. One of the receivers of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award 2017 is
    A) Reserve Bank of India
    B) Punjabi University, Patiala
    C) Reliance Foundation
    D) Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Following entities were conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskarar for the year 2017: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO), The Golf Foundation and Reliance Foundation
  10. Who has been named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016–2017?
    A) Lionel Messi
    B) Cristiano Ronaldo
    C) Andrés Iniesta
    D) Neymar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016–2017 after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. When is National sports Day observed?
    A) 28 August
    B) 30 August
    C) 29 August
    D) 27 August
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Where is the headquarters of Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. What is the currency of Kenya?
    A) Won
    B) Franc
    C) Shilling
    D) Dirham
    View Answer
    Option C
    Capital: Nairobi
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo, football player plays for which country?
    A) Argentina
    B) Portugal
    C) New Zealand
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option B

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