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Current Affairs Quiz: 28 July 2017

Jul 28, 2017 17:15 IST

28 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 Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam memorial, India Quake app and advanced rocket 'Simorgh' among others.

1. Which of the following Olympic medallists was recently appointed as Deputy Collector in Andhra Pradesh Government?
a) PV Sindhu
b) Sushil Kumar
c) Saina Nehwal
d) Abhinav Bindra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam memorial in which of the following towns in Tamil Nadu?
a) Madurai
b) Chidambaram
c) Salem
d) Rameswaram

3. Name the Bollywood actor, best known for sharing the screen space with Salman Khan in the movie Wanted, who passed away recently.
a) Prakash Raj
b) Brahmanand
c) Inder Kumar
d) Manoj Pahwa

4. Name the mobile app that was recently launched by the National Centre for Seismology for earthquake parameter dissemination.
a) Bharat Quake
b) India Quake
c) AppforQuake
d) None of the above

5. Which of the following nations recently declared Total Independence from IMF and World Bank?
a) Bolivia
b) Venezuela
c) Cuba
d) Paraguay

6. Which country successfully launched an advanced rocket called ‘Simorgh’ that is designed to carry satellites?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Iran
d) North Korea

The tax authorities of the five BRICS nations signed a landmark document recently to establish a mechanism for taxation cooperation. Which among the following countries is not a BRICS member?
a) South Africa
b) Brazil
c) Russia
d) Sri Lanka

8. Who overtook Bill Gates to become the world’s richest man for a brief while on 27 July 2017?
a) Carlos Slim
b) Amancio Ortega
c) Jeff Bezos
d) Mark Zuckerberg

9. Which city has been called the worst performing city in child sex ratio by Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi?
a) Bhopal
b) Chennai
c) Kolkata
d) Ranchi

10. Which world leader has urged all the members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to support India’s bid for membership?
a) Donald Trump
b) Vladimir Putin
c) Angela Merkel
d) Emmanuel Macron

11. Which union minister chaired the first-ever meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA)?
a) Rajnath Singh
b) Harshvardhan
c) Nirmala Sitharaman
d) Arun Jaitley

12. Who was honoured with the Life Time Excellence Award at the 2017 National Earth System Sciences (NESS) awards?
a) K Krishnamoorthy
b) K Gopalan
c) PN Vinayachandran
d) KS Krishna

13. India signed an MoU on cooperation in the field of youth affairs with which country?
a) Israel
b) Iran
c) Palestine
d) Iraq

14. Which state government approved a bill to levy entertainment duty?
a) Punjab
b) Rajasthan
c) Gujarat
d) Haryana

15. Which company launched its first Made for India chat messaging application called Kaizala?
a) Microsoft
b) Facebook
c) Apple
d) Google

1. (a) PV Sindhu
2. (d) Rameswaram
3. (c) Inder Kumar
4. (b) India Quake
5. (a) Bolivia
6. (c) Iran
7. (d) Sri Lanka
8. (c) Jeff Bezos
9. (c) Kolkata
10. (a) Donald Trump
11. (a) Rajnath Singh
12. (b) K Gopalan
13. (c) Palestine
14. (d) Haryana
15. (a) Microsoft

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