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Current Affairs Quiz: 30 August 2017

Aug 30, 2017 15:54 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 30 August 2017

30 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 Sri Lankan cricket team selection panel, conservation of Earthquake-Damaged Pagodas and Startup Yatra programme among others.

1. This state has decided to end the process of holding interview for selection of candidates for the government jobs in the non-gazetted posts of Group B, C and D categories.
a) Jharkhand
b) Rajasthan
c) Goa
d) Uttar Pradesh

2. Sri Lankan selection panel of Cricket team resigned on 29 August 2017. Who of the following was chairman/head of the selection panel?
a) Kumar Sangakkara
b) Sanath Jayasurya
c) Mahela Jayawardene
d) Marvan Atapattu

3. India in August 2017 gave 20 students of this country to study Hindi at the Central Institute of Hindi in Agra.
a) Nepal
b) Sri Lanka
c) Bangladesh
d) Myanmar

4. Name the boxer who in August 2017 became the only second Indian to enter semi-finals in the debut world championship at the World Boxing Championship.
a) Vikas Krishan
b) Shiva Thapa
c) Gaurav Bidhuri
d) None of the above

5. Chief Minister of this state has inaugurated the Startup Yatra programme in its capital on 30 August 2017.
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Haryana
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Punjab

6. The Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU with which of the following countries for conservation of Earthquake-Damaged Pagodas?
a) China
b) Japan
c) Indonesia
d) Myanmar

The disease against which the Union Government will soon launch a new drug is?
a) Diarrhoea
b) Measles
c) Scarlet fever
d) Japanese Encephalitis

8. The first edition of Gramin Khel Mahotsav recently kick-started from which of the following cities?
a) Punjab
b) Haryana
c) New Delhi
d) Mumbai

9. The Geographical Indications Registry recently granted Geographical Indication status to Gobindobhog rice. The rice belongs to which state?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Odisha
d) Punjab

10. Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated “YUVA- Skill Development Programme.”  The programme is an initiative of
a) Delhi Police
b) Haryana Police
c) Uttar Pradesh Police
d) Both (a) and (b)

11. The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances was observed on which date?
a) 30 August
b) 29 August
c) 26 August
d) 31 August

12. Which state’s government has released Rs 1935 Cr to undertake relief operations in its flood hit areas?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Bihar
c) Assam
d) Maharashtra

13. Which state’s government has announced its decision of introducing a new sports policy to promote talent in various games in the state?
a) Rajasthan
b) Maharashtra
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Jharkhand

Who officially launched the National Sports Talent Search Portal?
a) Venkaiah Naidu
b) Narendra Modi
c) Ram Nath Kovind
d) Vijay Goel

15. Which Indian badminton player won bronze in the 2017 women’s singles World Badminton championships (WBC)?
a) Saina Nehwal
b) Ashwini Ponnappa
c) P. C. Thulasi
d) P V Sindhu

1. (d) Uttar Pradesh
2.(b) Sanath Jayasurya
3. (b) Sri Lanka
4. (c) Gaurav Bidhuri
5. (a) Uttar Pradesh
6. (d) Myanmar
7. (d) Japanese Encephalitis
8. (c) New Delhi
9. (b) West Bengal
10. (a) Delhi Police
11.(a) 30 August
12. (b) Bihar
13. (c) Chhattisgarh
14. (a) Venkaiah Naidu
15. (a) Saina Nehwal

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