Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 31 July 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 31 July 2017

1. Which Indian metro became world’s first green metro system?
a) Delhi Metro
b) Lucknow Metro
c) Mumbai Metro
d) Kolkata Metro

2. Name the India's first unmanned tank developed for surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance of nuclear threats?
a) Dhananjay
b) Muntra
c) Bheem
d) Ajeya

3. Which life insurance company was directed by the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to take over the Sahara India Life Insurance Company (SILIC)?
a) SBI Life
b) HDFC Life
c) ICICI Prudential Life 
d) MetLife

4. Name the app launched for dissemination of alerts towards the livelihood of coastal community as well as their safety at Sea?
a) Sea Communications
b) Indian Sea Talks
c) Sagar Sampark
d) Sagar Vani

5. The Wheeler Island was recently named as Dr. Abdul Kalam Island.  The island is located in which of the following states?
a) West Bengal
b) Maharashtra
c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
d) Odisha

6. Who won the 2017 Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix?
a) Valtteri Bottas
b) Kimi Raikkonen
c) Sebastian Vettel
d) Lewis Hamilton

7. Which of the following countries won the final of the Division ‘B’ of 2017 FIBA women’s Asia Cup?
a) Kazakhstan
b) India
c) Japan
d) Australia

8. The Union Minister for Minority Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi recently launched Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 in Mumbai. When was the Phase-I of Jiyo Parsi Publicity launched?
a) 2013
b) 2014
c) 2015
d) 2016

9. Russian President Vladimir Putin in July 2017 asked 755 diplomats of this country to leave the country. 
a) The United States
b) Ukraine
c) France
d) Britain

10. Reports suggest that India and Pakistan will hold talks on India’s two hydropower projects under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). The talks will be held at
a) New Delhi
b) Brussels
c) Lahore
d) Washington
11. To tackle the liver related diseases, the Union Government in July 2017 announced that it will provide a vaccine of a disease from 2017. Name the disease.
a) Hepatitis A 
b) Hepatitis B
c) Hepatitis C
d) Hepatitis D

12. Which country has made a historic breakthrough by producing natural gas from flammable ice?
a) The United States
b) China 
c) Russia 
d) India 

 Which state government is going to launch ‘streets with cycle track’ project to encourage the use of bicycle?
a) Gujarat 
b) Maharashtra 
c) Uttar Pradesh 
d) Karnataka 

14. According to the United States, the time for talk is over with which rebelling country?
a) Syria
b) Iran 
c) Sudan
d) North Korea

15. The four Arab nations boycotting Qatar have announced willingness to initiate a dialogue with the country. Which among the following is not one of the four nations?
a) Bahrain
b) Iraq
c) United Arab Emirates (UAE)
d) Egypt 

ANSWER1. (a) Delhi Metro
2. (b) Muntra
3. (c) ICICI Prudential Life 
4. (d) Sagar Vani
5. (d) Odisha
6. (c) Sebastian Vettel
7. (b) India
8. (a) 2013
9. (a) The United States
10. (d) Washington 
11. (c) Hepatitis-C 
12. (b) China 
13. (b) Maharashtra 
14. (d) North Korea 
15. (b) Iraq

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