Current Affairs August 2017 Quiz - 1

1__________________________, the first vice-chairman of Niti Aayog has announced his resignation.
 A) K. Vijay Kumar
 B) Alok Verma
 C) Vinod Chaubey
 D) Arvind Panagariya
  
2The____________________ Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) has recently declared as the world-s first green metro.
 A) Hyderabad
 B) Lucknow
 C) Kolkata
 D) Delhi
  
3_____________________Prime Video has signed deal with Bollywood star Salman Khan to premiere his all future films first exclusively on Amazon Prime Video right after the theatrical release.
 A) Amazon
 B) Flipkart
 C) Myntra
 D) Snapdeal
  
4Indian shuttler _____________________Yadav and men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy have clinched the men's singles and men's doubles title respectively at Lagos International challenge in Nigeria.
 A) Prakash Padukone
 B) C Rahul
 C) Chetan Anand
 D) Aparna Popat
  
5India has bagged total_________________medals at the Jordan Junior and Cadet Open table tennis tournament.
 A) 24
 B) 27
 C) 25
 D) 21
  
6_______________________, maestro and custodian of the venerable Dhrupad tradition of Hindustani classical music and a member of the eminent Dagar family has passed away at the age of 78.
 A) Kumar Gandharba
 B) Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar
 C) Abdul Karim Khan
 D) Mallikarjun Masur
  
7________________________ has sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan in an oath-taking ceremony held at President House.
 A) Khawaja Muhammad Asif
 B) Sardar Muhammad Yousuf
 C) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
 D) Abdul Qadir Baloch
  
8Tech giant ________________ has named former Philips Healthcare executive, Sameer Garde as president for its India and SAARC operations.
 A) Hitachi
 B) Foxconn
 C) Huawei
 D) Cisco
  
9____________________, an Army medic from Michigan who risked his life multiple times to rescue Vietnam War comrades is the first person to receive the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump in Washington.
 A) James McCloughan
 B) Rex Tillerson
 C) Steve Mnuchin
 D) James Mattis
  
10Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari has taken the chequered flag at the Hungaroring to claim his ___________________ victory of the season.
 A) fourth
 B) fifth
 C) sixth
 D) third

 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Arvind Panagariya
2Ans) Delhi
3Ans) Amazon
4Ans) C Rahul
5Ans) 24
6Ans) Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar
7Ans) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
8Ans) Cisco
9Ans) James McCloughan
10Ans) fourth

 
 
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