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Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 21 August 2017

1. India and which of the following countries have established a new 2-by-2 ministerial dialogue in which the foreign and defence ministers will participate?
1) Japan
2) China
3) France
4) UK
5) US

2. The Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) has announced the Global Agriculture Leadership Award to
1) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
2) Vasundhara Raje
3) K Chandrasekhar Rao
4) Nitish Kumar
5) Manohar Lal Khattar

3. Jerry Lewis, who died recently, was a legendary
1) comedian
2) painter
3) cartoonist
4) journalist
5) author

4. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Pakistan High Commissioner to India?
1) Qazi M Khalilullah
2) Sohail Mahmood
3) Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry
4) Masood Khalid
5) Mazhar Javed

5. Which of the following banks accounts for over 27 per cent (highest fraction) of the total amount owed to public sector banks by wilful defaulters?
1) Bank of Baroda
2) Punjab National Bank
3) Corporation Bank
4) State Bank of India
5) Central Bank of India

6. The govt aims to raise what amount from disinvestment during 2017-18?
1) Rs 22,500 cr
2) Rs 32,000 cr
3) Rs 45,500 cr
4) Rs 52,000 cr
5) Rs 72,500 cr

7. The Indian pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and G Sathiyan won a silver medal at the Bulgaria Open in Panagyurishte. They are the players of
1) Badminton
2) Tennis
3) Table tennis
4) Squash
5) Billiards

8. The Indian contingent created history in the World Dwarf Games by winning record 37 medals. The 7th edition of the World Dwarf Games was held in
1) Toronto, Canada
2) London, UK
3) New York, US
4) Tokyo, Japan
5) Manila, Philippines

9. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on
1) 01 Aug
2) 09 Aug
3) 13 Aug
4) 21 Aug
5) 29 Aug

10. The event called ‘Champions of Change’ to engage young entrepreneurs and CEOs was organised recently by________?
1) FICCI
2) CII
3) ASSOCHAM
4) NITI Aayog
5) Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Answers :

  1. 5
  2. 3
  3. 1
  4. 2
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 3
  8. 1
  9. 2
  10. 4
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