Current Affairs February 2017 Quiz - 8

71For the first time, two Indian cagers - __________________ and Priyanka Prabhakara - have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and girls for the NBA and FIBA's third annual Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp in New Orleans, USA.
A) Aashay Verma
B) Ajay Varmsa
C) Sameer Varma
D) sreekanth Kidambi
72The official mascot of the ____________________World Cup India 2017 tournament, 'Kheleao' has unveiled at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.
A) FIFA Under-10
B) FIFA Under-17
C) FIFA Under-15
D) FIFA Under-20
73__________________ has broken the record of Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid of three consecutive Double Century in Test Series by scoring the 4th double century against Bangladesh at Hyderabad.
A) Virat Koholi
B) Birendra Sehwag
C)Monoj Tiwari
D) Sunil Narin
74US and _________________ have vowed to work together to strengthen their relationship in defence, strategic ties and agreed to make bilateral trade more fair.
A) India
B) Japan
C) China
D) Korea
75_____________________ has organized a 350-kilometre- long cycle race in its militancy-hit northwest in a bid to boost international tourism and cross-border peace. Several Afghan and Pakistani cyclists has participated.
A) Afganistan
B) Korea
C) Pakistan
D) China
76_____________________, UK foreign secretary has given up his US Citizenship.
A) Andre Agassi
B) Pete Sampras
C) Boris Johnson
D) Stan Wawrinka
77___________________ has started to take fingerprints of all foreign visitors aged between 14 to 70 at the Shenzhen International  Airport to improve border Cecks.
A) India
B) China
C) Japan
D) Korea
78Nobel laureate Sir ____________________, developer of Magnetic  Resonance Imaging (MRI) has passed away at the age of 83.
A) Kenneth Allsop
B) Adwin Abbott
C) Peter Mansfield
D) John Almon
79_____________________ has been appointed as the new President of industry chamber Assocham.
A) Sandip Jajodia
B) Sanjay Singh
C) Vijay Agarwal
D) Binoy Shah
80Former IFS officer ____________________ has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to the Republic of the Philippines.
A) Anup Sridhar
B) Narinder Chauhan
C) Lin Dan
D) Sameer Verma

 
 
 
 
Answers:
71Ans) Aashay Verma
72Ans) FIFA Under-17
73Ans) Virat Koholi
74Ans) Japan
75Ans) Pakistan
76Ans) Boris Johnson
77Ans) China
78Ans) Peter Mansfield
79Ans) Sandip Jajodia
80Ans) Narinder Chauhan

 
 
 
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