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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 July 2017

Jul 24, 2017 16:36 IST

24 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 2017 ICC Women's World Cup, 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space and world's first full-scale floating wind farm among others.

1.
Who won the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup?
a) England
b) India
c) South Africa
d) West Indies

2. Who won the 2017 Swedish Open Men’s Singles title?
a) Alexandr Dolgopolov
b) Albert Ramos-Viñolas
c) David Ferrer
d) Pablo Cuevas

3. Which of the following countries will host the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space to be held in November 2017?
a) Netherlands
b) India
c) United Kingdom
d) South Korea

4. Al Aqsa Mosque, which is in news these days, is situated in which of the following cities?
a) Tel Aviv
b) Haifa
c) Nazareth
d) Old City of Jerusalem

5. Name the country where the world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape.
a) Scotland
b) The US
c) Australia
d) Brazil

6. Name the state that in July 2017 constituted a food commission.
a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) Maharashtra
d) Madhya Pradesh

7. Name the former chairperson of ISRO who died on 24 July 2017. He was credited for the launch of India's first satellite Aryabhatta.
a) MGK Menon
b) UR Rao
c) G Madhavan Nair
d) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

8. Who was appointed as the Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO)?
a) Gopal Baglay
b) Sanjay Bangar
c) Sanjay Kothari
d) Ashok Malik

9. Name the state president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) of Kerala who passed away recently.
a) Tariq Anwar
b) Mohammed Faizal
c) Dhananjay Bhimrao Mahadik
d) Uzhavoor Vijayan

10. Who was appointed as secretary to President-elect Ram Nath Kovind?
a) Pankaj Kumar
b) Sanjay Kothari
c) Ashok Malik
d) Gopal Mudaliar

11. Who was appointed as the first female President of the Supreme Court (SC) in United Kingdom (UK)?
a) Mary Wortley Montagu
b) Nell Gwyn
c) Brenda Marjorie Hale
d) Jane Austen

12. Which MP has won the award for Best Woman Parliamentarian of the Year (Rajya Sabha) at Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017?
a) Rekha
b) Jaya Bachchan
c) Mary Kom
d) Misa Bharti

13. Name the Indian boxer who in July 2017 clinched gold in Commonwealth Youth Games being held in Bahamas.
a) Muhammed Etash Khan
b) Sachin Siwach
c) Manjeet Singh
d) Ankush Dahiya

14. Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee received a hearty farewell from the members of Parliament on 23 July. He got his first break in politics, ticket to the Rajya Sabha, under which Prime Minister?
a) Indira Gandhi
b) Rajiv Gandhi
c) V P Singh
d) P V Narasimha Rao

15. Shivajirao Girdhar Patil, freedom fighter and former Maharashtra Minister passed away at a private hospital on 22 July 2017. He began his career in politics with which political party?
a) Indian National Congress
b) Communist Party of India
c) Samajwadi Party
d) Bahujan Samaj Party

ANSWER
1. (a) England
2. (c) David Ferrer
3. (b) India
4. (d) Old City of Jerusalem
5. (a) Scotland
6. (d) Madhya Pradesh
7. (b) UR Rao
8. (a) Gopal Baglay
9. (d) Uzhavoor Vijayan
10. (b) Sanjay Kothari
11. (c) Brenda Marjorie Hale
12.(b) Jaya Bachchan
13. (b) Sachin Siwach
14. (a) Indira Gandhi
15. (b) Communist Party of India

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