Current Affairs August 2017 [2]


[11] Where has the world’s first low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank opened by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)?

[A] Australia

[B] Canada

[C] Kazakhstan

[D] Namibia

 

 

[12] Pushpa Mittra Bhargava, a veteran scientist died in Hyderabad at the age of 89. With which branch of science he was related to?

[A] Cosmology

[B] Mathematics

[C] Molecular Biology

[D] Black Hole

 

 

[13] With whom the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will come together to impart mobile development training on the Android and web platform to scale and improve the quality of mobile App development ecosystem in India?

[A] Google India

[B] Facebook

[C] Microsoft

[D] IBM

 

 

[14] Which is the world’s most liveable city according to the Global Liveability Report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

[A] Toronto, Canada

[B] Vancouver, Canada

[C] Vienna, Austria

[D] Melbourne, Australia

 

 

[15] Which state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft India to develop a unique ‘farm price forecasting model’?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Andhra Pradesh

 

 

[16] What is Nasikabatrachus bhupathi?

[A] Species of Frog

[B] Species of Earthworm

[C] Species of Snake

[D] Species of Cockroach

 

 

[17] Which portal has been launched by the Union Government to enable farmers to sell their agricultural products through auction?

[A] humkisan

[B] mkisan

[C] eNAM

[D] E-Rakam

 

 

[18] On which day of every year the International Biodiesel Day is observed?

[A] 12th August

[B] 10th August

[C] 8th August

[D] 7th August

 

 

[19] Which mobile apps have been launched by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for Electronic Toll Collection?

[A] MyFASTag and FASTag Partner

[B] MyToll and MyToll Partner

[C] EasyToll and EasyToll Partner

[D] TollFast and FastToll Partner

 

 

[20] Which IT giant has launched its Project Brainwave deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI)?

[A] Tata Consultancy Services

[B] Microsoft

[C] Infosys

[D] IBM