Current Affairs August 2017 [4]

[31] Under which project a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sail boat INSV Tarini?

[A] Kanyaa Sagar Parikrama

[B] Vartika Sagar Parikrama

[C] Tarini Sagar Parikrama

[D] Navika Sagar Parikrama



[32] Which Gulf Arab state has allowed permanent residency to some non-citizens?

[A] Iraq

[B] Kuwait

[C] Qatar

[D] Oman



[33] Which day of every year is observed as the International Youth Day across the world?

[A] 12th August

[B] 10th August

[C] 8th August

[D] 7th August



[34] India’s first calf delivered by a surrogate or recipient cow through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) technology carried out in a mobile laboratory in Pune. What is the name of the calf?

[A] Luni

[B] Abhik

[C] Vijay

[D] Dhruv



[35] Which Commodity Exchange (ICEX) has launched the world’s first diamond futures contracts to provide exporters with a hedging tool?

[A] National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd

[B] National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange

[C] Multi Commodity Exchange

[D] Indian Commodity Exchange Limited



[36] Who has been crowned India’s first Miss Trans Queen India 2017?

[A] Nitasha Biswas

[B] Loiloi Haorongbam

[C] Ragasya

[D] Reena Rai



[37] India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility has inaugurated near Hyderabad on August 4, 2017. It is a joint venture between Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd and ———————-.

[A] Tata Group

[B] Reliance Group

[C] L&T Group

[D] Kalyani Group



[38] Who is the new the Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification?

[A] Javed Akhtar

[B] Prasoon Joshi

[C] Anupam Kher

[D] Jabbar Patel



[39] Which state has launched clouding seeding Project Varshadhari to induce rainfall?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Uttar Pradesh

[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Karnataka



[40] Which Indian Ace shuttler has won silver medal in 2017 World Badminton Championship?

[A] P. V. Sindhu

[B] Shrikant Kidambi

[C] Saina Nehwal

[D] Parupalli Kashyap