Current Affairs August 17 2017 Questions and Answers

August 17 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q1. Who has won the 2017 Kalpana Chawla Award for courage and daring enterprise?
A. V.P. Elayapari
B. K. Satyagopal
C. S.P. Thyagarajan
D. Preethi Srinivasan

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Answer: D – Preethi Srinivasan

Q2. Who among the following has been named Hollywood’s best-paid female actor in Forbes’ annual list of top earners?
A. Emma Stone
B. Kate Winslet
C. Emma Watson
D. Jennifer Lawrence

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Answer: A – Emma Stone

Q3. City Union Bank planed to launch _________ for their customers.
A. Online Trading Account
B. Instant Credit Card
C. Debit Cards
D. Online Loan Sanction upto 5 lakhs

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Answer: B – Instant Credit Card

Q4. The database of which of the following city’s voters has been integrated with the national database?
A. Bengaluru
B. Delhi
C. Chennai
D. Mumbai

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Answer: B. Delhi

Q5. Which city has been named the world’s most liveable city by The Economist, receiving a perfect score for healthcare, education and infrastructure ?
A. London
B. Melbourne
C. Vienna
D. Canberra

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Answer: B – Melbourne

Q6. Which of the following country has the fastest mobile Internet in the world according to the global leader in broadband testing Ookla?
A. Japan
B. Malaysia
C. Norway
D. Singapore

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Answer: C – Norway

Q7. The Union Cabinet gave an approval for the completion of which Reservoir project?
A. Damodar
B. Mayurakshi
C. Ganga
D. North Koel

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Answer: D – North Koel

Q8. Indian Hockey Team on August 17, 2017 beat which country to win the Tour of Europe?
A. Austria
B. Netherlands
C. Germany
D. Spain

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Answer: A – Austria

Q9. According to 2017 Global Liveability Ranking released by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which of the following is at the top of World’s most liveable cities’ Index?
A. Perth
B. Adelaide
C. Melbourn
D. Calgary

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Answer: C – Melbourn

Q10. Who made Aadhaar Linkage Mandatory for Farmers ?
A. Canara Bank
B. Reserve Bank of India
C. South Indian Bank
D. Karnataka Bank

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Answer: B – Reserve Bank of India
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