19th August 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers
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1. Who on August 18, 2017 was appointed as MD and CEO of Infosys?
A. V. Narasi Reddy
B. Subrata Kumar Mishra
C. Bhuvanendra Takoor
D. Pravin Rao
2. Industrial units in the North East and the Himalayan States will get GST relief in the form of a refund of Central share of CGST and iGST for
A. 10 years
B. 15 years
C. 5 years
D. 20 years
3. Consider the following statements: (1) As per Fortune’s annual ’40 Under 40′ list released on August 18, 2017 five Indian-origin persons, including Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, have featured in Fortune’s annual list of 40 young and influential people in the field of business inspiring others with their work.
(2) The list has been topped by 39-year-old French President Emmanuel Macron.
(3) The list also includes Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on the second spot, followed by Airbnb CEO and co-founders Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk, Joe Gebbia ranked 4th, tennis star Serena
Williams (7), BlackRock’s Global head of corporate strategy Geraldine Buckingham (16) and Member of Congress Elise Stefanik (25).
Which of the above statement/s is/are true?
A. Only 2
B. Both 2 and 3
C. Only 1 and 2
D. Only 1
E. All of the above
4. “Champions of Change” initiative was organized by
A. Ministry of Finance
B. NITI Aayog
C. Ministry of Human Resource & Development
D. Other than the above
5. How many Indian-Origin Persons in Fortune’s Annual ‘40 Under 40’ List recently?
6. Which product export was banned by the Central Government which is Above 22-Carat Purity recently?
7. Recently who has launched the live twitter wall on ‘Bharat Ke Veer’?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Suresh Prabhu
C. Ramvilas Paswan
D. Ravi Shankar Prasad
8. Which of the following ministry has launched a campaign named “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” urging people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali?
A. Ministry of Science and Technology
B. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
C. Ministry of Women and Child Development
D. Ministry of Culture
9. According to first-ever synchronized all-India Elephant Population census, what is the population estimation of the Asian elephant in India?
10. ________ voters was integrated with the national database through an ERONET system on 16th August
11. Central Ministers to get electric cars from _________
12. Recently Union Cabinet chaired by whom approves the creation of a single non-lapsable corpus fund for Secondary?
A. Finance Minister
B. Education Minister
C. Prime Minister
D. Home Minister
13. National Highways Authority of India launched two mobile Apps MyFASTag and FASTag Partner to facilitate the availability of FASTags for:
A. Report Road Accidents
B. Guide out vehicles on Speed Limits
C. Electronic Toll Collection
D. Both (a) and (c)
14. Who took charge as Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
A. Mamta Suri
B. Ramesh Singh
C. C Ramakrishnan
D. PB Balaji
15. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has launched which consumer mobile app for the smooth functioning of electronic toll collection?
16. Who has taken charge as the new Pakistan’s high commissioner to India?
A. Salman Bashir
B. Sohail Mahmood
C. Mir Basit
D. Shahid Malik
17. _______has conferred the ‘best performance award’ for 2015-16 and 2016-17 to Karnataka VIKAS GRAMEEN Bank (KVGB) for its work in the field of credit-linking joint liability groups (JLGs).
18. Name the veteran photographer who was described as the Henry Cartier-Bresson of India by BW Magazine of India. He died on 16 August 2017.
A. S Paul
B. K. Narayanachari
C. Pranlal Patel
D. None of the above
19. What is the name of Governor of Kerala?
A. Kiran Bedi
B. Kalyan Singh
C. O. P. Kohli
D. Mridula Sinha
E. P. Sathasivam
20. Who has been appointed as the new President and Managing Director of General Motors India?
A. Sanjiv Gupta
B. Rajeev Sharma
C. Rahul Verma
D. Akash Bansal
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