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Current Affairs Quiz: 12 July 2017

Jul 12, 2017 15:33 IST

12 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 appointments for Cricket Team of India, news of death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games among others.

1. Which of the following became the first state to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll?
a) Gujarat
b) Punjab
c) Rajasthan
d) Madhya Pradesh

2. UNESCO recently added caves with world's oldest known art to heritage list. These caves are located in which of the following countries?
a) Germany
b) Russia
c) Indonesia
d) Japan

3. Who of the following was named as the new chief coach of Indian Cricket team led by Captain Virat Kohli in July 2017?
a) Ravi Shastri
b) Tom Moody
c) Lalchand Rajput
d) Virendra Sehwag

4. Who of the following was appointed as the bowling coach for the Indian Cricket team in July 2017?
a) Glenn McGrath
b) Shane Warne
c) Zaheer Khan
d) Javagal Srinath

5. Who of the following was appointed as the batting consultant for specific overseas tours of the Indian Cricket team in July 2017?
a) Ricky Ponting
b) Sachin Tendulkar
c) Andrew Symonds
d) Rahul Dravid

6. Name the organistaion/body that on 11 July 2017 claimed that it was confirmed news that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has died.
a) Iraqi Air Forces
b) Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
c) United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism
d) None of the above

7. These two organizations have signed an MoU for collaboration on occupational health and prevention of occupational injuries and diseases
a) ESIC & DGFASLI
b) ESIC & WHO
c) DGFASLI & WHO
d) None of the above

8. India recently topped the medal tally at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. In a total, Indian athletes won how many medals?
a) 29
b) 28
c) 27
d) 26

9. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July 2017 agreed to award the 2024 and 2028 Games to two cities. Name the two cities that will be hosting the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
a) Paris and New Delhi
b) Paris and Los Angeles
c) New York and New Delhi
d) New York and Los Angeles

10. Who of the following recently took charge as the Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs?
a) Subhash Chandra Garg
b) Shaktikanta Das
c) Kusum Sharma
d) Tapan Ray

11. President Pranab Mukherjee recently inaugurated the Ashiana Annexe in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The Ashiana Annexe comprises of how many low cost dwelling units?
a) 11
b) 12
c) 13
d) 14

12. Which state government signed MoU with Union Ministry of Health to set up Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine?
a) West Bengal
b) Kerala
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Assam

13. Which company was conferred with the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2017 (GPEMA)?
a) Vedanta Limited
b) Danfoss India
c) Wipro Ltd
d) Bharti Airtel

14. Who was appointed as Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DG GSTI)?
a) Richard Verma
b) Gurinder Chadha
c) John Joseph
d) Uttam Singh

15. Which organisation was awarded the coveted National level “Golden Peacock Award for the Year 2017 for Eco-Innovation”?
a) Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF)
b) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
c) Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
d) NABARD

ANSWER
1. (c) Rajasthan
2. (a) Germany
3. (a) Ravi Shastri
4. (c) Zaheer Khan
5. (d) Rahul Dravid
6. (b) Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
7. (a) ESIC & DGFASLI
8. (a) 29
9. (b) Paris and Los Angeles
10. (a) Subhash Chandra Garg
11. (b) 12
12. (a) West Bengal
13. (b) Danfoss India
14. (c) John Joseph
15. (a) Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF)

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