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Current Affairs Quiz: 28 August 2017

Aug 28, 2017 16:57 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 28 August 2017

28 August 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 45th Chief Justice of India, Three Year Action Agenda and task force on Artificial Intelligence among others.

1. Who was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India recently?
a) Justice Dipak Misra
b) Justice JS Khehar
c) Justice H. J. Kania
d) Justice H. L. Dattu

2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced which cleanliness campaign during Mann ki Baat?
a) Cleanliness is Service
b) Swachch Do Aktoobar, Clean 2nd October
c) Swachch Bharat aur Seva
d) Clean India Campaign

3. Who won the Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence-2016?
a) Naveen Patnaik
b) Digambar Behera
c) Prasanta Mohapatra
d) Bhishma Kumar Patel

4. Which organisation launched Three Year Action Agenda that aligns with the development strategy of India?
b) NITI Aayog

5. The Union Government has constituted a task force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the country's Economic Transformation. Who of the following will be heading this task force on Artificial Intelligence?
a) Dr. Ashish Dutta
b) Dr. Shantanu Chaudhary
c) Dr. Anurag Agarwal
d) Dr. V Kamakoti

6. Who won the 2017 SAFF U-15 Championship?
a) Nepal
b) Bangladesh
c) Bhutan
d) India

7. Who of the following was crowned as the 2017 Miss TransQueen India?
a) Loiloi
b) Ragasiya.k
c) Nitasha Biswas
d) Laeticia Raveena

8. Who of the following won the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix?
a) Daniel Ricciardo
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Sebastian Vettel
d) None of the above

9. India’s PV Sindhu settled for the silver medal at the 2017 BWF World Championships. Who of the following won the gold?
a) Nozomi Okuhara
b) Carolina Marin
c) Wang Shixian
d) Wang Yihan

10. Name the 13-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK who got the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test. The score has placed him in the top one per cent people in the world who achieved this feat.
a) Dhruv Garg
b) Ashok Sharma
c) Ramesh Doshi
d) None of the above

11. Nearly 300 houses were demolished inside Amchang reserve forest in August 2017. Amchang reserve forest is a part of this state.
a) Assam
b) Gujarat
c) Odisha
d) Jharkhand

12. Which country is soon going to allow gender-neutral passports?
a) The United States of America
b) France
c) Spain
d) Canada

13. Which country hosted the 8th edition of Mountain Echoes festival?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Bhutan
d) China

14. The Union government has imposed restrictions on the import of gold and silver items from which country?
a) China
b) South Korea
c) Japan
d) UAE

15. IIT researchers have developed a new biosensor that can easily detect malfunction in which organ of the human body?
a) Heart
b) Kidney
c) Liver
d) Lungs


1. (a) Justice Dipak Misra
2. (a) Cleanliness is Service
3. (b) Digambar Behera
4. (b) NITI Aayog
5. (d) Dr. V Kamakoti
6. (d) India
7. (c) Nitasha Biswas
8.  (b) Lewis Hamilton
9. (a) Nozomi Okuhara
10. (a) Dhruv Garg
11. (a) Assam
12. (d) Canada
13. (c) Bhutan
14. (b) South Korea
15. (b) Kidney

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