GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 21, 2017

1.

Which Indian-origin boy has been crowned as the UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in a popular television quiz competition?

[A] Rahul Doshi
[B] Naveen Jain
[C] Preethi Singh
[D] Kalpana Chauhan

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2.

Which state government has launched an exclusive 24×7 helpline ‘181’ for women?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Assam
[D] Jharkhand

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3.

Which city is hosting the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress?

[A] Pune
[B] Guwahati
[C] New Delhi
[D] Bhopal

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4.

MK Damodaran, who passed away recently, was the former Advocate General of which state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Haryana
[D] Kerala

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5.

Which state government will launch a new scheme for Compassionate Family Pension (CFP) in lieu of compassionate appointment?

[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Jammu & Kashmir

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6.

Which state chief minister has been chosen for the National Agriculture Leadership Award-2017?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Tripura

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7.

Jerry Lewis, the famous comedian passed away. He hailed from which country?

[A] United Kingdom
[B] Germany
[C] United States
[D] France

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8.

Who is the author of the book “I am HIV positive, so what”?

[A] Pradip Kumar
[B] Vikram Seth
[C] Jayanta Kalita
[D] Amitav Ghosh

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9.

The Mrugavani National Park (MNP) is located in which state?

[A] Chattisgarh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Telangana

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10.

The 2017 World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed on which day?

[A] August 21
[B] August 22
[C] August 23
[D] August 20

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