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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 August 2017

Aug 9, 2017 16:30 IST

9 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 Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York, NITI Aayog’s (SATH) ' initiative and Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples among others.

1. Who was honoured with Asia Society Game Changers Award 2017?
a) Amitabh Bachchan
b) AR Rehman
c) Anil Kapoor
d) Dev Patel

2. Who was appointed as Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York?
a) Rikin Shah
b) Darshan Shukla
c) Dilip Chauhan
d) Richard Verma

3. Which country will host the 15th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of BIMSTEC countries?
a) Nepal
b) India
c) China
d) Indonesia

4. Which railway station in Uttar Pradesh was renamed after Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay?
a) Buxar
b) Mughalsarai
c) Mirzapur
d) Allahabad

5. NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in health sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. Which of the following state is not selected for the transformation?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Karnataka
d) Madhya Pradesh

6. NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in education sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. Which of the following state is not selected for the transformation?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Jharkhand
c) Odisha
d) Gujarat

7. When the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated every year?
a) 7 August
b) 8 August
c) 9 August
d) 10 August

8. This institution or organization has said to the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim-dominated area at some distance from disputed site in Ayodhya.
a) Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board
b) Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board
c) Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat India
d) None of the above

9. A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale struck China on 8 August 2017. The epicenter of this quake was in
a) Tangshan province
b) Chuetsu Province
c) Sichuan province
d) Tianjin Province

10. Name the Indian shooter who on 8 August 2017 won a a bronze in men's trap event  at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun at Astana, Kazakhstan
a) Kynan Chenai
b) Talal Al Rashidi
c) Sheeraz Sheikh
d) Vijay Kumar

11. Which state’s government has decided to raise $270 million from the Green Climate Fund with the help of 2030WRG?
a) Gujarat
b) Karnataka
c) Maharashtra
d) Kerala

12.
Former Union Minister, Sanwar Lal Jat passed away on 9 August 2017 after suffering from a massive cardiac arrest. He represented which constituency in the Lok Sabha under the BJP-led Narendra Modi government?
a) Ajmer
b) Bikaner
c) Jaipur
d) Udaipur

13. The Union government has formed a new committee with the aim of making which product more affordable?
a) Handloom
b) Drugs
c) Food grain
d) Timber

14. India celebrated the 75th anniversary of which historic movement on 9 August 2017?
a) Non-cooperation movement
b) Civil Disobedience movement
c) Dandi March
d) Quit India Movement

15. India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Tournament in Puerto Princesa, Philippines with how many medals?
a) 8
b) 12
c) 4
d) 6

ANSWER

1. (d) Dev Patel
2. (c) Dilip Chauhan
3. (a) Nepal
4. (b) Mughalsarai
5. (d) Madhya Pradesh
6. (d) Gujarat
7. (c) 9 August
8. (b) Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board
9. (c) Sichuan province
10. (a) Kynan Chenai
11. (c) Maharashtra
12. (a) Ajmer
13. (b) Drugs
14.(d) Quit India Movement
15. (a) 8

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