Current Affairs August 2017 Quiz - 12

111Veteran journalist T J S George has been chosen for the first ____________________.
 A) Kesari Media Award
 B) Caldel Cup Award
 C) Filmfare Award
 D) Golden Globe Award
112___________________has been conferred with the -best performance award- for 2015-16 and 2016-17 for the work in the field of credit-linking joint liability groups (JLGs).
 A) Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB)
 B) Punjab National Bank (PNB)
 C) Maharashtra Bank (MB)
 D) Oriental Bank of Commerce(OBC)
113Bollywood star_____________________has become the first female actor ever to hoist the Indian National Flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
 A) Anushka Sharma
 B) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
 C) Deepika Paducone
 D) Karina Kapoor
114______________will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 km-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Afganistan
 D) Pakistan
115_________________ has bagged two gold medals in the 6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia.
 A) China
 B) German
 C) India
 D) Japan
116________________________, a 10-year-old mountaineer from Visakhapatnam has successfully summited one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas making her one of the youngest people in the world to achieve this feat.
 A) Junko Tabei
 B) Kaamya Karthikeyan
 C) Santosh Tadav
 D) Harish Kapadia
117Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan has bagged a ____________________ at the Asian Shotgun Championship to earn India's first women's skeet individual medal at a top international competition in Astana, Kazakhstan.
 A) Trophy
 B) Gold Medal
 C) Silver Medal
 D) Bronze Medal
118_________________________ (Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Rashmi Rathore) has bagged a gold medal in the skeet mixed team event at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun in Astana.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) China
 D) Japan
119Gabriel Chundan has won the _______________ edition of the prestigious Nehru Trophy held at the Punnamda Lake in Kerala.
 A) 60th
 B) 63rd
 C) 64th
 D) 65th
120Indian-American____________________ has been appointed as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
 A) Neil Chatterjee
 B) Ishan Banerjee
 C) Avijeet Ray
 D) Deb Chatterjee

111Ans) Kesari Media Award
112Ans) Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB)
113Ans) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
114Ans) India
115Ans) India
116Ans) Kaamya Karthikeyan
117Ans) bronze medal
118Ans) India
119Ans) 65th
120Ans) Neil Chatterjee

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