Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 21 July 2017

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1. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated the state’s longest bridge to the nation and named it after which personality?
a) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
b) Rabindranath Tagore
c) Mahatma Gandhi
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

2. According to Forbes Middle East, who topped a poll of the most powerful Arab women in government 2017?
a) Sahar Nasr
b) Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
c) Lina Ennab
d) Salma Rekik

3. The President of India Pranab Mukharjee recently inaugurated the Bicentenary celebration of the Paika Rebellion, which was an armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule in which of the following states?
a) West Bengal
b) Bihar
c) East Bengal
d) Odisha

4. Astrosat, Chandra and Hubble recently jointly detected massive cosmic explosion on which of the following stars?
a) Barnard’s Star
b) AD Leonis
c) Proxima Centauri
d) Kruger 60

5. Name the lead singer of the famous band Linking Park who recently passed away.
a) Rob Halford
b) Chester Bennington
c) Layne Staley
d) Joe Strummer

6. The Union Ministry of Rural Development will soon launch a new sub-scheme Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana under which of the following missions?
a) Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission
b) Mission Rural India
c) Swabhimaan
d) Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan

7. Ghost nets have emerged as the greatest killers of the underwater ecosystem in the seas of which state?
a) Maharashtra
b) Odisha
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu

8. Who was presented with the ‘Pranab Mukherjee Award for Academic Excellence’?
a) Kumari Muskan Sharma
b) Omita Paul
c) Kunjannamma Mathew
d) Aman Aggarwal

9. Which state government has launched a special portal called “Janahitha” to address public grievances?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Telangana
d) Karnataka

10. The environment ministry has approved projects aimed at addressing the vulnerabilities arising out of climate change in three Indian states. Which among the following is not one of them?
a) Rajasthan
b) Gujarat
c) Sikkim
d) Arunachal Pradesh

11. The Bank of England has unveiled a new £10 plastic note. The note features a portrait of which former legendary British author?
a) Jane Austen
b) J R R Tolkien
c) Emily Bronte
d) William Shakespeare

12. Which state has imposed a weight limit of 5 kg on school bags of children studying in classes below X?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Kerala
d) Jharkhand

13. Which state will be hosting a literary festival with ‘Tolerance’ as the theme?
a) West Bengal
b) Karnataka
c) Kerala
d) Maharashtra

14. Which major city would be developed into a smart port city by the Union government?
a) Paradip
b) Kandla
c) Mormugao
d) Mangalore

15. A key US congressional panel voted in favour of a bill imposing tougher conditions on which country?
a) Iran
b) North Korea
c) Pakistan
d) Syria

ANSWER
1. (a) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
2. (b) Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
3. (d) Odisha
4. (c) Proxima Centauri
5. (b) Chester Bennington
6. (a) Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission
7. (c) Kerala
8. (d) Aman Aggarwal
9. (c) Telangana
10. (d) Arunachal Pradesh
11. (a) Jane Austen
12. (b) Telangana
13. (c) Kerala
14. (a) Paradip
15. (c) Pakistan

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