12th August 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers
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1. Which bank on August 10, 2017 launched two new digital services for online payments?
C. Bank of Maharashtra
2. Which sport did the Davinder Singh Kang win the Finals recently?
B. Table tennis
D. Javelin Throw
3. How many crores did the Telangana Chief Minister Initiates for Sriram Sagar Modernization Project?
A. 3500 crores
B. 2000 crores
C. 4500 crores
D. 3800 crores
4. The government on August 10, 2017 launched the Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). The program will be implemented in ______ Blocks in the country on a pilot basis.
5. On 10th August 2017, the centre made National Cyber ____________ Centre operational to scan the country’s web traffic to detect cyber security threats.
6. On which day National Deworming Day is observed?
A. 10 August 2017
B. 11 August 2017
C. 12 August 2017
D. 9 August 2017
7. Which of the following state government has launched an awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra for cleanliness along the banks of Ganga river?
B. Uttar Pradesh
8. __________announced the launch of virtual customer service (VCS) model in 4 Indian cities
E. None of the above
9. NGT bans use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in __________
D. Andhra Pradesh
E. None of the above
10. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 passed by the parliament will amend which of the following?
A. Banking Regulation Act, 1949
B. Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017
C. Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015
D. Banking Regulation Act, 1947
11. According to Power minister PiyushGoyal all households in the country will be electrified before:
12. Name of the Bollywood actor who worked in film Peepli Live has passed away recently?
A. Sitaram Panchal
B. Sanjit Bedi
C. Farooque Sheikh
D. Saeed Jaffrey
E. Razzak Khan
13. The National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved 10 projects worth more than Rs 2000 Cr in three states for sewage infrastructure improvement and river front development. Which among the following is not one of the three states?
A. Uttar Pradesh
D. West Bengal
14. Which country hosted the 15th Ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation?
B. Sri Lanka
15. India and US will be co-hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 at:
16. Which of the following countries has used the Quantum Satellite for sending an breakable code to Earth for the 1st time?
17. Which of the following space organizations is planning to launch a full fledged Earth Observation Satellite?
18. Novo Nordisk India has appointed former Indian cricket team captain__________ as the Changing Diabetes Brand Ambassador.
A. Anil Kumble
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. M S Dhoni
D. Kapil Dev
E. Rahul Dravid
19. Who launches the Tamil, Gujarati Online Dictionaries?
A. Harvard University
B. University of Cambridge
C. National University of Singapore
D. Oxford university
20. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite — called the ______ Imaging Satellite or HySIS.
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