GK & Current Affairs Quiz: July 23-24, 2017

1. Which union ministry has launched an online complaint system “sexual harassment e-box” at workplace?
[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Home Affairs
[C] Ministry of Science and Technology
[D] Ministry of Law and Justice

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2. Which oil company will operate India’s first petroleum R&D facility for testing high-end BS-VI quality fuel emissions?
[A] Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL)
[B] Indian Oil Corp (IOC)
[C] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
[D] Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL)

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3. India has recently signed pact which country to connect both the countries by waterways?
[A] Myanmar
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Thailand
[D] Sri Lanka

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4. Which country is hosting the 2017 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships?
[A] India
[B] Japan
[C] Nepal
[D] China

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5. Who has clinched the 2017 Men’s singles US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament?
[A] Parupalli Kashyap
[B] B Sai Praneeth
[C] B. Sumeeth Reddy
[D] H S Prannoy

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6. The 2017 National Broadcasting Day (NBD) is celebrated on which date in India?
[A] July 23
[B] July 24
[C] July 22
[D] July 21

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7. Dr. U R Rao, the internationally acclaimed scientist has passed away. He was the former chairman of which organisation?
[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
[B] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
[C] Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
[D] Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)

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8. Who will be new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)?
[A] Vinay Mohan Kwatra
[B] Vikas Swarup
[C] Raveesh Kumar
[D] Gopal Baglay

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9. Varun Bhati, who won bronze at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, is associated with which sports?
[A] Sprint
[B] Club throw
[C] Steeplechase
[D] High Jump

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10. Which union minister has inaugurated RIWATCH Museum in Arunachal Pradesh?
[A] Nitin Gadkari
[B] Ashok Gajapathi Raju
[C] Kiren Rijiju
[D] Prakash Javadekar

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Comments

  • deshdeep Singh
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    In question number 8 plz check if Indian forest service officer can become India external ministry spokesperson

    • Raushan Shrivastwa

      He is Foreign Service officer which is a Part of IAS, Forest Service Officers are connoted with IFoS

  • vivek
    Reply

    Yes a IFS can Become a MEA spokesperson and he was also appointed as joint secretary in PM’s Office

  • praful lahoti
    Reply

    c is also right answer