Current Affairs August 6 2017 Questions and Answers

August 6 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q. Who has been confirmed as a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the Trump administration?
A. Neil Chatterjee
B. Vishal Amin
C. Krishna Urs
D. Nikki Haley

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Answer: A –

Q. Who has been named as the world’s highest-earning author by Forbes?
A. James Patterson
B. JK Rowling
C. Jeff Kinney
D. Dan Brown

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Answer: B – Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has been named the world’s most highly-paid author with earnings of £72.2m ($95m) this year.

Q. Who has won his 10th successive global title claiming the 10,000 metres world crown at the London Stadium?
A. Mo Farah
B. Paul Tanui
C. Joshua Cheptegei
D. Ankur Mittal

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Answer: A – IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Mo Farah claims 10th successive global title with 10,000m gold.

Q. Who is elected new vice president of India?
A. Arun Jaitley
B. Venkaiah Naidu
C. Ramnath Kovind
D. Sharad Pawar

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Answer: B – Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is the current and 13th Vice-President of India. He served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the Modi Cabinet.

Q. Prabhat Kumar has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to the republic of ___________
A. Kazakhstan
B. Pakistan
C. Guinea
D. Uzbekistan

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Answer: A – Prabhat Kumar as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
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