General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 14 to 20 Aug 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 14 to 20 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 14 to 20 August 2017.


 Before you attempt the below GK Quiz, kindly go through the Current Affairs News mentioned above for quick revision.


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



Ques 1. Which Country would be hosting the G- 7 Interior Ministers summit 2017 on security issues?

[A] China

[B] UK

[C] Italy

[D] Japan

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Ques 2. Who was appointed as Russia’s ambassador to India?

[A] Nikolay Kudashev

[B] Simona Halep

[C] Madison Keys 

[D] Caroline Wozniack

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Nikolay Kudashev




Ques 3. ‘Fete de Puducherry’ is a cultural festival of which city?

[A] Bikaner

[B] Amritsar

[C] Delhi      

[D] Puducherry

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Ques 4. Which city has been named as World’s most live-able city?

[A] San Francisco

[B] Melbourne

[C] Boston

[D] London

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Ques 5. Who is the Highest Paid female actor for 2017?

[A] Scarlett Johansson

[B] Jenifer Lawrence

[C] Emma Stone

[D] Julia Roberts

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Emma Stone




Ques 6. Who has been appointed as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India?

[A] Sohail Mahmood

[B] Abdul Basit

[C] Aziz Ahmed Khan

[D] Salman Bashir

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Sohail Mahmood




Ques 7. Who has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Handicap International?

[A] Martina Hingis

[B] Hugh Jackman

[C] Ronaldo

[D] Neymar

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Ques 8. Sadbhavana Divas is celebrated on __?

[A] 25th March

[B] 8th December

[C] 20th August

[D] 19th April

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20th August




Ques 9. Name the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew?

[A] Navika Sagar Parikrama

[B] Tarini Sagar Parikrama

[C] Mahila Sagar Parikrama

[B] Shakti Sagar Parikrama

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Navika Sagar Parikrama





Ques 10. Which is the recently launched Tracking and Data Relay Satellite of NASA?





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Ques 11. Currently, India has won Test Series. The Tournament was held in which country?

[A] Bangladesh

[B] Sri Lanka

[C] Australia

[D] Pakistan

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Sri Lanka




Ques 12. Who is the top ICC ODI batsman with 873 points?

[A] Mahendra Singh Dhoni

[B] Rohit Sharma

[C] Yuvraj Singh

[D] Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli





Ques 13. Vishal Sikka recently resigned as an MD and CEO of which firm?

[A] Infosys

[B] Accenture


[D] Cognizant

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Ques 14. Who launched a website recently to honour gallantry award winners?

[A] Rajnath Singh

[B] Narendra Modi

[C] Amit Shah

[D] Venkaiah Naidu

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Narendra Modi




Ques 15. What is the name of the game whose links were asked to be disabled by the government?

[A] Candy Crush

[B] Pokemon Go

[C] White Whale

[D] Blue Whale

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Blue Whale




Ques 16. The Football Club that won the Spanish Super Cup is?

[A] Barcelona

[B] Arsenal

[C] Real Madrid

[D] Manchester United

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Real Madrid





Ques 17. Who was the renowned poet who passed away recently and was known for his poem ‘Madras Central’?

[A] Vijay Nambisan

[B] Trilok Sen

[C] Raman Sharma

[D] PB Chandran

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Vijay Nambisan




Ques 18. Union Ministry that launched the ‘GeMSamvad: The GeM-Industry forum’?

[A] Ministry of Science

[B] Ministry of Communication

[C] Ministry of Finance

[D] Ministry of Commerce

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Ministry of Commerce




Ques 19. The sprinter who bid a goodbye to the Athletics world on 13th August 2017 by announcing his retirement at the World Athletics Championships in London Is?

[A] MO Farah

[B] Usain Bolt

[C] Allen Johnson

[D] Richard Thompson

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Usain Bolt




Ques 20. The Indian-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017, which marks the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN-India dialogue partnership, was held in____?

[A] Bhopal

[B] Haryana

[C] Rajasthan

[D] Punjab

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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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