Current Affairs Quiz: August 06, 2017

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  1. Which two airports in Andhra Pradesh are going to be developed as green airports by the central government?
    A) Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam
    B) Rajahmundry and Tirupati
    C) Tirupati and Vijayawada

    D) Visakhapatnam and Tirupati
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    As a part of Government of India’s initiative to develop green airports, two airports in Andhra Pradesh- Tirupati and Vijayawada are going to go completely green
  2. Which of the following railway station is to renamed after Deen Dayal Upadhyaya?
    A) Fatehpur railway station
    B) Nihalgarh railway station
    C) Gomti Nagar railway station
    D) Mughalsarai railway station
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The centre has approved a proposal to rename the Mughalsarai railway station in Uttar Pradesh after RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
  3. Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the _____________ Vice President of India.
    A) 13th
    B) 15th
    C) 14th

    D) 12th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    He served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting before getting elected as the Vice President of India.
  4. Who has been appointed as the new vice chairman of NITI Aayog?
    A) Rajiv Kumar
    B) Vinod Shukla 
    C) Abhijit Kanwar
    D) Kishan Mehta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Economist Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the new vice chairman of NITI Aayog. He will replace Arvind Panagariya who resigned earlier in the week.
  5. Which bollywood actor has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission by the Uttar Pradesh government?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Shahrukh Khan 
    C) Farhan Akhtar
    D) Akshay Kumar

    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the appointment of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar as the brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in the state and also made his upcoming film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” tax free.
  6. Who has been named as the world’s highest-earning author by Forbes?
    A) James Patterson
    B) JK Rowling
    C) Jeff Kinney
    D) Dan Brown
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has been named the world’s most highly-paid author with earnings of £72.2m ($95m) this year as announced by Forbes.
  7. Who has been named as the winner of the Prem Nazir Award for the year 2017?
    A) Shalini 

    B) Sharada
    C) Sameera
    D) Shiyana 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Veteran actor and national award winner Sharada has been selected for this year’s Prem Nazir Award.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Name the first airport in the world, to be completely powered by solar energy?
    A) Chandigarh Airport
    B) Hyderabad International Airport Ltd
    C) Delhi International Airport Limited
    D) Cochin International Airport Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    On 18 August 2015, Cochin International Airport became the world’s first fully solar powered airport with the inauguration of a dedicated solar plant.
    It is also the first airport in India developed under a public-private partnership (PPP) model
  2. Ankur Mittal belongs to which of the following sports?
    A) Chess 
    B) Squash 
    C) Shooting 
    D) Hockey 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Indian shooter Ankur Mittal clinched the individual as well as the team gold medal in men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship held at Astana, Kazakhstan.
  3. Where is the headquarters of Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR) located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru 
    D) Hyderabad 
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Established – 26 September 1942 
  4. Where is the headquarters of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Established – 15 August 1969 
  5. Who is the Chairman of Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR)?
    A) None of given options
    B) Vice President of India
    C) Prime Minister of India
    D) President of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research was established by the Government of India in 1942 is an autonomous body that has emerged as the largest research and development organisation in India.
    Chairman — Prime Minister of India

 

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