Current Affairs August 14 2017 Questions and Answers

August 14 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q1. The 2017 World Elephant Day (WED) is observed on which date?
A. August 13
B. August 14
C. August 15
D. August 11

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Answer: D. August 11

Q2. which of the following place, the country’s first aviation university will be inaugurated on August 18th that aims to facilitate and promote aviation studies, teaching, training and research?
A. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
B. Fursatganj, Uttar Pradesh
C. Nagpur, Maharashtra
D. Secunderabad, Telangana

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Answer: B. Fursatganj, Uttar Pradesh

Q3. Where is the India’s first aviation university established?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Gujarat
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Uttarakhand

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Answer: C. Uttar Pradesh

Q4. India first aviation University will be inaugurated in which state?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Bihar

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Answer: B. Uttar Pradesh

Q5. Who is the new CBFC chairman following the removal of Pahlaj Nihalani?
A. Prasoon Joshi
B. Anurag Basu
C. Karan Johar
D. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

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Answer: A. Prasoon Joshi

Q6. Youth Building Peace” is the theme of which of the following days of 2017?
A. National Youth Day
B. International Youth Day
C. World Youth Skill Day
D. None of the above

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Answer: B. International Youth Day

Q7. India’s first railways disaster management village is expected to come up by December 2018 near:
A. Rajkot
B. Gurgaon
C. Bengaluru
D. Vizag

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Answer: C. Bengaluru

Q8. Who won the 65th Nehru Trophy recently?
A. Fat Boat
B. Vallam Kali
C. Gabriel Chundan
D. INS Vikrant

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Answer: C. Gabriel Chundan

Q9. Who launched the Gaj Yatra’ to Mark World Elephant Day 2017 recently?
A. Shri Dr. Harsh Vardhan
B. Shri Raj Kumar
C. Shri Ramesh Singh
D. Shri Vijay Sashtri

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Answer: A

Q10. Legendary Sprinter Usain Bolt has retired from the Athletics world. He hails from which country?
A. Kazakhstan
B. Jamaica
C. Lebanon
D. Hungary

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Answer: B. Jamaica