Current Affairs August 13 2017 Questions and Answers

August 13 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q1. Who bagged a bronze medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship recently?
A. Maheshwari Chauhan
B. Malaika Goel
C. Heena Sidhu
D. Lajja Goswami

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Answer: A. Maheshwari Chauhan

Q2. What is the theme of 2017 International Youth Day (IYD)?
A. Youth Building Peace
B. Youth and Mental Health
C. Change Our World
D. Youth Civic Engagement

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Answer: A. Youth Building Peace

Q3. Sandeep Gupta has been appointed as the head of Indian operations of which cross-border payments network?
A. Mercuryport
B. Earthport
C. Marsport
D. Venusport

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Answer: B. Earthport

Q4. Which railway station in Uttar Pradesh was renamed after Pr Deen Dayal Upadhyay?
A. Buxar
B. Mirzapur
C. Mughalsarai
D. Allahabad

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Answer: C. Mughalsarai

Q5. Which of the following state government launched ‘She Means Business’ programme of Facebook for women entrepreneurs in the state?
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Odisha
C. Uttarakhand
D. Gujarat

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Answer: B. Odisha

Q6. Vijay Nambisan, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality of which field?
A. Poetry
B. Politics
C. Sports
D. Law

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Answer: A. Poetry

Q7. Indian National Anthem Video in Sign Language was directed by
A. Govind Nihalani
B. Satish Kapoor
C. Aadesh Shrivastava
D. Karan Johan

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Answer: A. Govind Nihalani

Q8. As per a report published by Ookla on August 12, 2017, _______ has the fastest mobile internet.
A. Hungary
B. Japan
C. The Netherlands
D. Norway

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Answer: D. Norway