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Current Affairs Quiz: 31 August 2017

Aug 31, 2017 15:11 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 31 August 2017

31 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 2nd Indian Ocean Conference, biggest X-ray laser gun on earth and Karnataka Government’s Ksheera Bhagya Scheme among others.

1. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on 31 August 2017 will be participating in the 2nd Indian Ocean Conference that will be held in
a) Sri Lanka
b) Réunion Island
c) Mauritius
d) Seychelles

2. The biggest X-ray laser gun on earth named, European X-ray Free Electron Laser, is scheduled to be opened in September 2017. It is located in which of the following countries?
a) Denmark
b) France
c) Germany
d) Hungary

3. The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval to an MoU on Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund. The MoU is signed with which of the following countries?
a) United Kingdom
b) Israel
c) Canada
d) Indonesia

4. Which of the following entities recently announced a partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to implement the Karnataka Government’s Ksheera Bhagya Scheme in the city?
a) Amazon
b) Flipkart
c) Google
d) Snapdeal

5. India and this country/group on 30 August 2017 agreed to strengthen cooperation between their security and intelligence agencies to combats the threat of terrorism.
a) Australia
b) The United States of America
c) NATO
d) European Union

6. Name the noted Kannada singer mostly known for the song "Kolumande Jangamadevaru" who passed away recently.
a) Indu Nagaraj
b) M. L. R. Karthikeyan
c) V. Harikrishna
d) L. N. Shastri

7. The 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue was held on 30 August 2017 in _________.
a) London
b) New Delhi
c) Hyderabad
d) Manchester

8. India has signed an agreement on technical cooperation to ensure grid stability & integration of renewable energy into grid with which nation?
a) Japan
b) Germany
c) China
d) Spain

9. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch India’s 8th navigational satellite. What is it called?
a) IRNSS-1H
b) IRNSS-1L
c) IRNSS-1G
d) IRNSS-1A

10. China’s TCL Corporation is going to launch a waterproof, full touchscreen phone under which brand name?
a) Google
b) Apple
c) Motorola
d) BlackBerry

11. Which cabinet minister would be conferring National Level Awards to Anganwadi workers?
a) Narendra Singh Tomar
b) Maneka Gandhi
c) Prakash Javadekar
d) Rajnath Singh

12. Who was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2017?
a) GSSV Prasad
b) Brij Bhushan Mohanty
c) PA Raphel
d) Sardar Singh

13. Who won the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 in Land Adventure category?
a) Premlata Agrawal
b) More Rohan Dattatrey
c) Ved Prakash Sharma
d) Ashok Abbey

14. Which University was presented with the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for the year 2016-17?
a) Pune University
b) Punjabi University
c) Delhi University
d) Mumbai University

15. Which organisation announced the Women Transforming India Awards 2017?
a) Ministry of Women and Child Development
b) United Nations
c) NITI Aayog
d) Ministry of Home Affairs

ANSWER
1. (a) Sri Lanka
2. (c) Germany
3. (b) Israel
4. (a) Amazon
5. (d) European Union
6. (d) L. N. Shastri
7. (b) New Delhi
8. (b) Germany
9. (a) IRNSS-1H
10. (d) BlackBerry
11. (b) Maneka Gandhi
12. (d) Sardar Singh
13. (a) Premlata Agrawal
14. (b) Punjabi University
15. (c) NITI Aayog

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