General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 21 to 27 Aug 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 21 to 27 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 21 to 27 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. Guess the name of Sport in which Teenager Shapath Bharadwaj has recently won a bronze medal?

[A] Tennis

[B] Shot put

[C] Shooting

[D] Weightlifting

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Ques 2. Jerry Lewis who died on 21st August 2017 was a well known______?

[A] Poet

[B] Comedian

[C] Actor      

[D] Singer

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Ques 3. Who has been selected for the Agriculture Leadership Award-2017?

[A] K Chandrasekhar Rao           

[B] Amarinder Singh

[C] N Chandrababu Naidu

[D] Shivraj Singh

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K Chandrasekhar Rao




Ques 4. Who is the second Indian women footballer to get the Arjuna Award?

[A] Shanti Mullick

[B] Radharani Devi

[C] Manisha Panna

[D] Oinam Bembem Devi

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Oinam Bembem Devi




Ques 5. Under whose chairmanship did the 17th Meeting of Financial Stability & Development Council held?


[A] Narendra Modi

[B] Rajnath Singh

[C] Arun Jaitley

[D] Urjit Patel

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Arun Jaitley




Ques 6. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Railway Board?

[A] Ashwini Lohani

[B] P S Thakur

[C] Salman Bashir

[D] A K Thakur

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Ashwini Lohani




Ques 7. Rishang Keishing, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of which state?

[A] Arunachala Pradesh

[B] Manipur

[C] Nagaland

[D] Mizoram

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Ques 8. The 58th edition of Subroto Cup International Football Tournament has started in which city?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Jaipur

[C] Pune

[D] Chandigarh

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New Delhi




Ques 9. Name the City in which the National Sports Museum was established?

[A] Pune

[B] Chandigarh

[C] Surat

[B] New Delhi

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New Delhi




Ques 10. Which country is hosting the International Military Music Festival (IMMF-2017)?

[A] India

[B] China

[C] United States

[D] Russia

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Ques 11. India’s first Videsh Bhavan will come up in which of the following state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Uttar Pradesh

[D] Jharkhand

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Ques 12. Which state power discoms has become the India’s first state-owned discoms to accept payments through Bharat QR?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Rajasthan

[C] Maharashtra

[D] Uttar Pradesh

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Andhra Pradesh




Ques 13. Who has been appointed as the new non-executive Chairman of Infosys?

[A] Pravin Rao

[B] Ravi Venkatesan

[C] Nandan Nilekani

[D] R Seshasayee

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Nandan Nilekani




Ques 14. Which tech giant has been launched ‘Project Brainwave’ for real time Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

[A] Microsoft

[B] Infosys

[C] Google

[D] Facebook

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Ques 15. Which country will host the 2018 Table Tennis Team World Cup?

[A] London

[B] United states

[C] Russia

[D] Germany

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Ques 16. Who is named as the UEFA Player of the year?

[A] Lionel Messy

[B] Neymar

[C] Eden Hazard

[D] Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo




Ques 17. Name the country in which Google has launched its Wi-Fi service recently?

[A] Japan

[B] Malaysia

[C] Indonesia

[D] Singapore

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Ques 18. Which Rupee Note was launched by the Indian Government on 23rd August 2017?

[A] 1000

[B] 200

[C] 50

[D] 10

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Ques 19. TRAI has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with which country’s telecom regulator to jointly conduct capacity building exercises in telecom sector?

[A] Indonesia

[B] Malaysia

[C] Vietnam

[D] Maldivies

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Ques 20. The constitution bench of Supreme Court has declared right to privacy as Fundamental right under constitution. The bench was headed by whom?

[A] A.M Sapre

[B] R.F Nariman

[C] J.S Khehar

[D] D.Y Chandrachud

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J.S Khehar




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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