Current Affairs August 2017 [3]

[21] The United States of America and the Republic of India have announced the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). Which city will host the summit?

[A] New York City

[B] Hyderabad

[C] Chicago

[D] Mumbai



[22] Which mobile app has been developed for serving soldiers of Indian Army by the technical team of Army jawans (Adjutant General’s Branch (MP-8)) for communication of their service and pay related information to them on their mobile phones?

[A] Humraaz

[B] Humsafar

[C] Sanchar

[D] Jawanmobi



[23] The Union Government is going to launch a new sub-scheme named “Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)” as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). What is the main objective of the scheme?

[A] Poverty Alleviation

[B] Employment

[C] Women empowerment

[D] Uplift BPL population



[24] Which is the World Humanitarian Day?

[A] 12th August

[B] 17th August

[C] 19th August

[D] 27th August



[25] Who has been appointed the new Chairman of Railway Board?

[A] Rakesh Asthana

[B] Soumya Swaminathan

[C] Ashwani Lohani

[D] R K Chaturvedi



[26] Which city hosted the 6th India-Turkmenistan inter-governmental commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation?

[A] Bengaluru

[B] Hyderabad

[C] New Delhi

[D] Mumbai



[27] Israel launched its first environmental satellite into space on August 2, 2017. What is the name of the satellite?

[A] Nebula 4

[B] Venus

[C] Mercury

[D] Saturn 2



[28] Which country hosted the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) 2017?

[A] Bangladesh

[B] Sri Lanka

[C] Thailand

[D] Nepal



[29] What is Drawida polydiverticulata and Drawida thomasi?

[A] Species of Frog

[B] Species of Earthworm

[C] Species of Snake

[D] Species of Cockroach



[30] The Indian Institutes of Technology, Bombay and Indore, have jointly developed a biosensor. What is the use of the biosensor?

[A] To detect Heart disorders

[B] To detect Brain disorders

[C] To detect Kidney disorders

[D] To detect Lungs disorders