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Current Affairs Quiz: 17 July 2017

Jul 17, 2017 15:45 IST

17 July 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like 18th edition of IIFA awards, 2017 Wimbledon and 100G Optical Transport Network among others.

1. Name the former Chief Minister of Sikkim who died on 16 July 2017.
a) Gopinath Bordoloi
b) Nar Bahadur Bhandari
c) Dorjee Khandu
d) Marotrao Kannamwar

2. The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards was announced on 15 July 2017 at
a) Genting Highlands, Malaysia
b) Sheffield, United Kingdom
c) Sun City, South Africa
d) East Rutherford, New Jersey

3. He clinched the 2017 Wimbledon men’s singles title.
a) Novak Djokovic
b) Marin Cilic
c) Roger Federer
d) Andy Murray

4. Who won as the best actor (male) award in the 18th edition of IIFA awards, which was announced on 15 July 2017?
a) Shahid Kapoor
b) Varun Dhawan
c) Aamir Khan
d) Amitabh Bachchan

5. Who won as the best actor (female) award in the 18th edition of IIFA awards, which was announced on 15 July 2017?
a) Sonam Kapoor
b) Disha Patani
c) Alia Bhatt
d) Shraddha Kapoor

6. He will head the 19-member panel, named National Steering Committee, which was constituted to study cow derivatives.
a) Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao
b) Prof. V.K. Vijay
c) Harsh Vardhan
d) Prakash Javadekar

7. The Union Civil Aviation Ministry signed an MoU to promote regional air connectivity with which state?
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Odisha
d) West Bengal

8. According to a recent study, which delta region shrank by 20 per cent due to climate change?
a) Ganga-Brahmaputra
b) Cauvery
c) Godavari
d) Krishna

9. FIFA recently lifted the ban on which country's football team?
a) Senegal
b) Costa Rica
c) Sudan
d) South Africa

10. Which telecom company launched Rs 330 crore 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN)?
a) MTNL
b) Airtel
c) Idea
d) BSNL

11. Name the longest ever social campaign that was undertaken for the Swachh Bharat National Mission, Clean Ganga project and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative in 2015.
a) Ganga Nirvana
b) Ganga Avahan
c) Ganga Swachchta
d) None of these

12. Who of the following won the 2017 Wimbledon’s Boys' Singles title?
a) Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
b) Axel Geller
c) Manuel Orantes
d) None of the above

13. Which country's parliament recently passed a bill allowing MPs and justice minister to appoint judges?
a) Italy
b) Peru
c) Canada
d) Poland

14. Who is the winner of the 2017 Wimbledon Women’s Singles title?
a) Venus Williams
b) Garbine Muguruza
c) Serena Williams
d) Martina Hingis

15. Who of the following Indo-Canadian vloggers was recently appointed the UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador?
a) Lilly Singh
b) Sanjay Thumma
c) Sahil Khattar
d) Kanan Gill

ANSWER

1. (b) Nar Bahadur Bhandari
2. (d) East Rutherford, New Jersey
3 . (c) Roger Federer
4. (a) Shahid Kapoor
5. (c) Alia Bhatt
6. (c) Harsh Vardhan
7. (a) Bihar
8. (b) Cauvery
9. (c) Sudan
10. (d) BSNL
11. (b) Ganga Avahan
12. (a) Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
13. (d) Poland
14. (b) Garbine Muguruza
15. (a) Lilly Singh

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