General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 7 to 13 Aug 2017

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 7 to 13 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 7 to 13 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 State Government has launched Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra along the banks of Ganga river to maintain cleanliness?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] Uttar Pradesh

[D] Gujarat

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Uttar Pradesh




Ques 2. Who has launched Swachh Sarvekshan Gramin 2017?

[A] Narendra Singh Tomar

[B] Rajnath Singh

[C] Ramnath Kovind

[D] M Venkaiah Naidu

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Narendra Singh Tomar




Ques 3. Which State Government has launched ‘She Means Business’ program along with Facebook for women.

[A] Telangana

[B] Punjab

[C] Odisha

[D] Kerala

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Ques 4. Who has won the Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections 2017?

[A] Smriti Irani

[B] Balwantsinh Rajput

[C] Amit Shah

[D] Ahmed Patel

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Ahmed Patel




Ques 5. Which country will host the 8th edition of Global Entrepreneurship Summit along with the United States?

[A] Russia

[B] China

[C] India

[D] None of these

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Ques 6. The host country of 15th BIMSTEC meeting is___?

[A] India

[B] Myanmar

[C] Sri Lanka

[D] Nepal

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Ques 7. Which private sector bank has launched instant credit card facility to get credit cards instantly?

[A] Axis Bank

[B] Yes Bank

[C] IDFC Bank

[D] ICICI Bank

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Ques 8. Who has been elected as the President of Kenya?

[A] Uhuru Kenyappa

[B] Uheru Kenyatta

[C] Uhuru Kenyatta

[D] Uheru Kenyappa

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Uhuru Kenyatta




Ques 9. What is India’s position in FIFA Ranking 2017/

[A] 87th

[B] 97th

[C] 93rd

[B] 43rd

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Ques 10. Name the player who has topped the ICC Ranking among All-rounder in Test Cricket.

[A] Ravichandran Ashwin

[B] Ravindra Jadeja

[C] Shakib Al Hasan

[D] Jimmy Anderson

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Ravindra Jadeja




Ques 11. Which movie has been awarded Best Film Award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2017?

[A] Pink

[B] Sultan

[C] M S Dhoni: The Untold Story

[D] Lipstick Under My Burkha

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Ques 12. Who is appointed as the 45th Chief Justice of India?

[A] G B Pattanaik

[B] P N Bhagwati

[C] Ranganath Misra

[D] Dipak Misra

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Dipak Misra




Ques 13. Who has been appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador recently?

[A] Amitabh Bachchan

[B] Hrithik Roshan

[C] Vidya Balan

[D] Milkha Singh

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Milkha Singh




Ques 14. Which of the following has launched a video platform called ‘Watch’  for creators and publishers?

[A] Microsoft

[B] Google

[C] Facebook

[D] Bing

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Ques 15. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Jet Airways India Ltd?

[A] Naresh Goyal

[B] Vikram Mehta

[C] Vinay Dube

[D] Anita Goyal

Show Answer

Vinay Dube




Ques 16. The Nagasaki day is observed on___?

[A] 7th August

[B] 9th August

[C] 10th August

[D] 12th August

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9th August




Ques 17. On 9th August, India celebrates Quit India Movement. Which anniversary was celebrated for the year 2017?

[A] 70th

[B] 72nd

[C] 74th

[D] 75th

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Ques 18. Amazon India has signed MoU with which State Government handloom department?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Madhya Pradesh

[C] Telangana

[D] Uttar Pradesh

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Ques 19. Vijay Nambisan, who passed away recently was famous____?

[A] Poet and Writer

[B] Bollywood Actor

[C] Member of Parliament

[D] None of these

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Poet and Writer




Ques 20. Sanwar Lal Jat, the former Union minister has passed away. He belongs to which state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[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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