Current Affairs August 5 2017 Questions and Answers

August 5 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q1. Microsoft joint hands with this state to provide AI-based eye care solutions.
A. Bihar
B. Kerala
C. Andra Pradesh
D. Telangana

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Answer: D – Microsoft is going to help the government of Telangana use artificial intelligence to provide eye care screening for children in the State.

Q2. Who has clinched the National Blitz Chess Championship title?
A. R.R. Laxman
B. P. Karthikeyan
C. Mitrabha Guha
D. Abhijit Kunte

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Answer: A – Indian Grandmaster R.R. Laxman clinched the National Blitz Chess Championship title with a 10 out of 11 scorecard here on Friday.

Q3. India has recently signed how much amount of loan pact with AIIB for Gujarat road project?
A. $429 million
B. $329 million
C. $229 million
D. $529 million

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Answer: B – India today signed a loan agreement with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for financing of USD 329 million for Gujarat Rural Roads Project, a finance ministry statement said.

Q4. Where is National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) located?
A. Chennai
B. Hyderabad
C. Bengaluru
D. Bhopal

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Answer: B – The National Academy of Agricultural Research Management is a national-level research center located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Q5. National Company Law Tribunal (NCTL) approves the merger between Bharti Airtel and _____.
A. Reliance Jio
B. BSNL
C. Idea
D.Telenor India

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Answer: D – The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the proposed merger between Bharti Airtel and Telenor India. The tribunal has instructed the companies to hold a meeting of equity shareholders and unsecured creditors.

Q6. Which state in India the union government planned to develop the Green Airports?
A. Kerala
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Bihar

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Answer: B – Union Government launched green airports, two airports in Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati and Vijayawada are going to go completely green.
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