Current Affairs August 8 2017 Questions and Answers

August 8 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers with an Explanation

Q1. Which team has won the 2017 All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament?
A. Punjab National Bank (PNB)
B. Bengaluru Hockey Association (BHA)
C. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
D. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)

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Q2. The Centre has declared entire area of which state as a “disturbed” area under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month?
A. Jharkhand
B. Assam
C. Mizoram
D.. Chhattisgarh

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Q3. With Which country Iran call for early operationalisation of Chabahar Port?
A. India
B. China
C. Pakistan
D. Africa

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Q4. The location of Presidential Retreats uniquely symbolise.
A. The fundamental right to move freely throughout the territory of India
B. The role of the President of India
C. The Constitution’s federal form and unitary spirit
D. None of the above

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Q5. Which railway station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed after Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay?
A. Mughalsarai
B. Mirzapur
C. Allahabad
D. Buxar

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Q6. Who has been appointed as the Executive Director at World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years?
A. Bhavna
B. Kamya
C. Aparna
D. Divya

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Q7. Who is going to be the next Chief Justice of India?
A. Karnan
B. Dipak Mishra
C. Jagdish Singh
D. Pinarayi Vijayan

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Q8. Which planet is called the hot Jupiter in the constellation Puppis?
A. WASP-12b
B. WASP-121b
C. WASP-12a
D. WASP-121a

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Q9. The government on August 7, 2017 announced that cess on Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and top-end luxury cars will increase from 15% to ___%.
A. 25
B. 20
C. 30
D. 35
E. 40

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Q10. Which state/UT police is collaborating with Uber to empower smart access to Himmat, a women prosperity convenient application, through the rider application?
A. Punjab
B. Rajastha
C. Bihar
D. Delhi

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