GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 7, 2017

1. Who has been appointed as new Executive Director of the World Bank (WB) to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka?

[A] S. Aparna
[B] Ajay Bhadoo
[C] K C Sampat
[D] Subhash Garg

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2. The 2017 National Handloom Day (NHD) is celebrated on which date?

[A] August 6
[B] August 7
[C] August 5
[D] August 8

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3. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in Uttar Pradesh?

[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Akshay Kumar
[D] Aamir Khan

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4. Sajan, who bagged a bronze at the Junior World Wrestling Championships, is related to which Greco-Roman category?

[A] 65kg class category
[B] 44kg class category
[C] 105kg class category
[D] 74kg class category

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5. India’s first helicopter-taxi service will start in which city?

[A] Bengaluru
[B] New Delhi
[C] Chennai
[D] Kolkata

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6. Where is the headquarters of the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA)?

[A] Bhopal
[B] Dehradun
[C] Kanpur
[D] Udaipur

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7. Who has won the 2017 Rwandan presidential election?

[A] Frank Habineza
[B] Juvenal Habyarimana
[C] Philippe Mpayimana
[D] Paul Kagame

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8. Who has been selected for the 2017 Prem Nazir Award?

[A] Suraj Venjaramoodu
[B] Salim Kumar
[C] K.J. Yesudas
[D] Sharada

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9. Which Indian institute has developed a highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor?

[A] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
[B] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
[C] Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru
[D] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

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10. The Pampadum Shola National Park (PSNP) is located in which state?

[A] Uttrakhand
[B] Kerala
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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