Current Affairs Quiz: August 08, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 8 August 2017 

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  1. UNESCO has shown worry about that damage caused to which of the following heritage sites in India?
    A) Elephanta Caves
    B) Keoladeo National Park
    C) Western Ghats

    D) Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The UNESCO has cautioned that the damage caused to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)in the northern part of West Bengal due to the Gorkhaland agitation may put in peril the World Heritage tag it earned in 1999.
  2. Which airport will become the first airport in the country to have a helicopter-taxi (heli-taxi) service for those who cannot afford to spend time battling traffic to travel across the city?
    A) Kempegowda International Airport
    B) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    C) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
    D) Cochin International Airport
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, Karnataka will become the first airport in the country to have a helicopter-taxi (heli-taxi) service for those who cannot afford to spend time battling traffic to travel across the city.
  3. Name the first Hindu to be included in a Pakistan government in more than 20 years.
    A) Bhagat Lal
    B) Vishnu Kumar
    C) Darshan Lal

    D) Mahesh Kumar
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has formed his cabinet and it also included the first Hindu in a Pakistan government in more than 20 years, Darshan Lal.
  4. Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh beated whom to win the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title?
    A) Zhang Zhilei
    B) Wang Jianzheng
    C) Zhang Xiaoping
    D) Zulpikar Maimaitiali
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and win the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title.
  5. Who has won the Citi Open 2017 title held at Washington?
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Boris Becker 
    C) Lleyton Hewitt
    D) Kevin Anderson

    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    German Alexander Zverev won the Citi Open held at Washington for his fourth title of the year after defeating South Africa’s Kevin Anderson.
  6. Who has been appointed as the Executive Director at World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years?
    A) Bhavna 
    B) Kamya
    C) Aparna
    D) Divya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Aparna, an IAS officer from Gujarat cadre has been appointed as Executive Director, World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years.
    She is currently Principal Secretary to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
  7. Recently ____________ ‘Olympic legend’ Betty Cuthbert has passed away.
    A) Scottish
    B) Italian 
    C) Australian
    D) American 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Betty Cuthbert, Australia’s most successful Olympic track and field athlete, has passed away aged 79.
  8. Aparna will replace whom as the Executive Director at World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years?
    A) Shaktikanta Das
    B) Subhash Garg
    C) Tapan Ray
    D) Meera Swarup
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    She will replace Subhash Garg, who was recently appointed Economic Affairs Secretary, Ministry of Finance.
  9. Who has been awarded the prestigious Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Award 2017 for excelling in the promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development?
    A) Madhu Chitkara
    B) Radhika Menon
    C) Bhavya Sethi
    D) Kamini Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Chandigarh’s Chitkara University’s Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Madhu Chitkara was awarded the prestigious Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Award 2017 for excelling in the promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development through inspiring and exemplary initiatives, vision, and transformative action.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is Chabahar Port situated?
    A) Afghanistan 
    B) Iran
    C) Bangladesh 
    D) Portugal 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    India and Iran have reiterated their commitment to complete and operationalise the Chabahar Port at the earliest.
    Chabahar Port is a seaport in Chabahar located in southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman.
    According to Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, Chabahar Port likely to be operational by 2018
  2. Neymar is related to which of the following?
    A) Chess
    B) Football
    C) Tennis
    D) Formula 1
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. When did the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway got included in the list of World Heritages Sites?
    A) 1998
    B) 1999
    C) 2001 
    D) 1997
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR or “Toy Train”, is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow-gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal, India.
  4. Where is Kempegowda International Airport located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru 
    D) Hyderabad 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Bengaluru, Karnataka
  5. Vijender Singh is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Chess
    B) Boxing 
    C) Wrestling 
    D) Javelin Throw
    View Answer
    Option B
  6. When is National Handloom Day observed?
    A) 6 August
    B) 8 August
    C) 7 August 
    D) 9 August
    View Answer
    Option C
  7. Neymar plays for which of the following countries?
    A) Brazil
    B) Poland
    C) Switzerland
    D) Cambodia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    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.

 

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