General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 6 Aug 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 6 Aug 2017



Are you conscious enough about the latest news in India and around the world? Test your General Awareness through the quiz made up of all the recent major happenings.


Here Eduncle brings you the Top Current Affairs & GK Questions and Answers to help you out with the best practice to Competitive Exams’ General Awareness Section. Please take the Current Affairs/ GK Quiz below and find out the correct answers.




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 The GK Questions & Answers which are provided below is based on the Weekly Current Affairs & General Knowledge from 1 to 6 August 2017.


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So, let’s start with the Quiz and test your preparation level!



Ques 1. The Union Government has launched e-RaKAM portal to provide a platform for farmers to sell agricultural produce. What is the full form of e-RaKAM?

[A] Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi

[B] Rashtriya Kisan Agri farming Mandi

[C] Rashtriya Kisan Agricultural Mandi

[D] None of these

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Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi




Ques 2. Which State Government has launched two online portals for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)?

[A] Punjab Government

[B] Maharashtra Government

[C] Tamil Nadu Government

[C] Madhya Pradesh Government

Show Answer

Maharashtra Government




Ques 3.  7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers was held in___?

[A] Chongqing, China

[B] Shanghai, China

[C] Beijing, China

[D] Wuhan, China

Show Answer

Shanghai, China




Ques 4. India has signed an MoU on cooperation in renewable energy. Name the country with which MoU was signed?

[A] Maldives

[B] Malaysia

[C] Spain

[D] Russia

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Ques 5. SEBI has recently constituted a committee on fair market conduct. Who is the head of that committee?

[A] KM Krishna

[B] N S Vishwanathan

[C] P S Chauhan

[D] T K Viswanathan

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T K Viswanathan




Ques 6. What is the Repo Rate as per the RBI’s 3rd Bi-Monthly Policy Statement 2017-18?

[A] 6.25%

[B] 6.0%

[C] 5.75%

[D] 6.75%

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Ques 7. Name the mobile app developed by Indian Army for soldiers to track posting and promotion details.

[A] ArmyCloud

[B] Humraaz

[C] Soldier App

[D] Soldiers Inc App

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Ques 8. What is the name of First Environmental Research Satellite, recently launched by Israel?

[A] Athena

[B] Opsat

[C] Venus

[D] Samson

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Ques 9. Who is the winner of Hungarian Grand Prix 2017?

[A] Valtteri Bottas

[B] Lewis Hamilton

[C] Kimi Raikkonen

[D] Sebastian Vettel

Show Answer

Sebastian Vettel




Ques 10. Which city will host the 2028 Summer Olympics?

[A] Paris

[B] Tokyo

[C] Los Angeles

[D] Berlin

Show Answer

Los Angeles




Ques 11. Which Indian Sportsmen was conferred with the Bharat Gaurav- East Bengal’s Football Clubs highest award?

[A] Dhanraj Pillai

[B] Sachin Tendulkar

[C] P V Sindhu

[D] Virat Kohli

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Dhanraj Pillai




Ques 12. Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of FICCI?

[A] A Didar Singh

[B] Sanjaya Baru

[C] Pankaj R. Patel

[D] Rashesh Shah

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Sanjaya Baru




Ques 13. Name the Bollywood actor who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in UP.

[A] Shahrukh Khan

[B] Akshay Kumar

[C] Salman Khan

[D] Shilpa Shetty

Show Answer

Akshay Kumar




Ques 14. Which Indian Women Cricketer has been appointed as the DSP of Punjab Police?

[A] Mithali Raj

[B] Jhulan Goswami

[C] Poonam Raut

[D] Harmanpreet Kaur

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Harmanpreet Kaur




Ques 15. Who is the highly paid author according to list released by Forbes?

[A] E L James

[B] J K Rowling

[C] Nora Roberts

[D] Dan Brown

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J K Rowling




Ques 16. Which private sector bank has launched an Aadhaar-based integrated outward forex remittance solution for both customers and non-customers?

[A] ICICI Bank

[B] Kotak Mahindra Bank

[C] Axis Bank

[D] HDFC Bank

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Kotak Mahindra Bank




Ques 17. Who has been appointed as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog?

[A] Rajiv Kumar

[B] V K Saraswat

[C] Amitabh Kant

[D] None of these

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Rajiv Kumar




Ques 18. Robert Hardy, the noted actor passed away recently, hails from which country?

[A] America

[B] France

[C] England

[D] Germany

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Ques 19. Pushpa Bhargava who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A] Biology

[B] Mathematics

[C] Physics

[D] Chemistry

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Ques 20. Hiroshima day is celebrated on___?

[A] 2nd August

[B] 5th August

[C] 6th August

[D] 4th August

Show Answer

6th August




By Practicing the above quiz, you can easily score good marks in General Awareness section of various government exams like IBPSSSC, Railways etc.


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