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Current Affairs Quiz: 29 August 2017

Aug 29, 2017 16:16 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 29 August 2017

29 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 pan India camps for weavers and artisans, e-auctioning of IPL media rights and Low Enriched Uranium Bank among others.

1. The National Sports day is celebrated on this day to mark the birth anniversary of legendary Hockey player Dhyan Chand.
a) 28 August
b) 29 August
c) 30 August
d) 1 September

2. President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovak Republic called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss on a range of topics including terrorism. Who of the following is the President-elect of UNGA?
a) Robert Kalinak
b) Andrej Kiska
c) Miroslav Lajcak
d) Peter Kazimir

3. When is the International Day against Nuclear Tests observed every year?
a) 28 August
b) 29 August
c) 30 August
d) 31 August

4. Where was India's first 'Videsh Bhawan' inaugurated?
a) Mumbai
b) Lucknow
c) New Delhi
d) Kanpur

5. Who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uber?
a) Dara Khosrowshahi
b) Travis Kalanick
c) Garrett Camp
d) Thuan Pham

6. Ahmed Khan passed away recently at the age of 90. He belonged to which sports?
a) Cricket
b) Tennis
c) Football
d) Hockey

7. Eight AC coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed near this station near Thane.
a) Titwala
b) Vikhroli
c) Bhandup
d) Mulund

8. Who of the following was recently named the Managing Director of Harley-Davidson India?
a) Manish Agarwal
b) Vikram Pawah
c) Marc McAllister
d) Peter MacKenzie

9. The International Atomic Energy Agency recently opened the Low Enriched Uranium Bank. The Bank is located in which of the following countries?
a) Canada
b) Russia
c) Kazakhstan
d) Uzbekistan

10. Who of the following won the 2016-17 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award?
a) Pernille Harder
b) Lieke Martens
c) Dzsenifer Marozsán
d) Vivianne Miedema

11. Who of the following won the 2016-17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award?
a) Cristiano Ronaldo
b) Lionel Messi
c) Gianluigi Buffon
d) Franck Ribéry

12. The Supreme Court by refusing to direct the BCCI to conduct e-auctioning of IPL media rights rejected which BJP MP’s petition?
a) Arun Jaitley
b) Piyush Goyal
c) Vijay Goel
d) Subramanian Swamy

13. North Korea recently test fired a ballistic missile over which nation?
a) South Korea
b) Japan
c) The United States
d) Russia

14. The Textiles Ministry has proposed to organise Pan India camps for weavers and artisans to commemorate the birth centenary year of which former politician?
a) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
b) Indira Gandhi
c) B.R. Ambedkar
d) R Venkataraman

15. The Reserve Bank of India has introduced the new Rs 200 note in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The note depicts which historic Indian monument on the reverse?
a) Sanchi Stupa
b) Hampi Stone Chariot
c) Red Fort
d) Taj Mahal

ANSWER
1. (b) 29 August
2. (c) Miroslav Lajcak
3. (b) 29 August
4. (a) Mumbai
5. (a) Dara Khosrowshahi
6. (c) Football
7. (a) Titwala
8. (d) Peter MacKenzie
9. (c) Kazakhstan
10. (b) Lieke Martens
11. (a) Cristiano Ronaldo
12. (d) Subramanian Swamy
13. (b) Japan
14.(a) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
15. (a) Sanchi Stupa

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