Current Affairs August 2017 [1]

[1] Where was Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meeting held at?

[A] India

[B] Myanmar

[C] Philippines

[D] Thailand



[2] Who has been appointed as Executive Director, World Bank to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka for three years?

[A] Mahesh Kumar Jain

[B] Riyad Mathew

[C] S. Aparna

[D] Pradeep Kumar Sinha



[3] Which city hosted the India-ASEAN Youth Summit 2017?

[A] Bhopal

[B] Bengaluru

[C] Ahmadabad

[D] Delhi



[4] In which city the National Sports Museum is going to be established?

[A] Mumbai

[B] Chennai

[C] New Delhi

[D] Bengaluru



[5] In August 2017, the Gobinobhog rice was allotted the geographical indication tag by the Government of India. Which state the Gobinobhog rice belongs to?

[A] Uttar Pradesh

[B] West Bengal

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Odisha



[6] In which state India’s first micro forest will be built?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] Karnataka

[D] Chhattisgarh



[7] Ustad Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, maestro of Hindustani classical music passed away aged 78 in Pune. Which tradition of Hindustani classical music he belonged to?

[A] Dhamar tradition

[B] Dhrupad tradition

[C] Khayal tradition

[D] Tarana tradition



[8] Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of India?

[A] Jasti Chelameswar

[B] Madan Lokur

[C] Ranjan Gogoi

[D] Dipak Misra



[9] What is the population of Asian Elephant in India according to the census report, released by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC)?

[A] 18,206

[B] 23,569

[C] 27,312

[D] 32,106



[10] Indian government is going to construct a new Bridge over Mechi River. With which country will the bridge connect India to?

[A] Myanmar

[B] Bhutan

[C] Bangladesh

[D] Nepal