2nd August 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

2nd August 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

1. The government on August 1, 2017 ordered all state-run oil companies to raise subsidized cooking gas (LPG) prices by Rs. ___ per cylinder every month to eliminate all the subsidies by March next year.
 
 
 
 
 

2. Who is named Cisco President for India SAARC region?
 
 
 
 

3. ISRO on August 1, 2017 announced to launch its backup navigation satellite _____ by August 2017.
 
 
 
 

4. Who resigns from the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog team of members?
 
 
 
 

5. Name the lyricist of Swachh Survekshan-2018’s rousing anthem ‘Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai’ released by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.
 
 
 
 

6. The song has been scripted by renowned lyricist Shri Prasoon Joshi and visualized free for the ministry by Producer Shri Mukesh Bhatt. Shri Shankar Mahadevan provided the music.
Swachh Survekshan-2018 will rank how much cities and towns of the country?
 
 
 
 

7. The Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution ______ Bill, 2017 with amendments for setting up of a National Commission for Backward Classes, was passed after dropping Clause 3.
 
 
 
 

8. Name the neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein’s brain and died recently?
 
 
 
 

9. From which month of next year onwards government has ordered state-run oil companies to raise subsidized cooking gas, LPG, prices by four rupees per cylinder every month to eliminate all the subsidies?
 
 
 
 

10. Which organization signed MoU with the National Skill Development Corporation on skill development?
 
 
 
 

11. Who has won the ATP Atlanta title for the fourth time?
 
 
 
 

12. Veteran Karnataka BJP leader B B Shivappa passed away recently, belongs to which constituency?
 
 
 
 

13. Recently Swachh Survekshan-2018 is launched to assess sanitation in all …………cities and towns of the country.
 
 
 
 

14. The Supreme Court imposed a ban on the use of five harmful metals in firecrackers. Which of the following is not included among these harmful metals?
 
 
 
 

15. Which state government is planning to launch a pilot project to encourage the use of a bicycle?
 
 
 
 

16. Name the Union Minister who has launches Swachh Survekshan-2018 to assess sanitation in all 4,041 cities and towns in the country.
 
 
 
 

17. What is the name of the World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Switzerland recently?
 
 
 
 

18. _______ Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has directed the Art, Culture and Languages department to form 12 language academics
 
 
 
 

19. _____government has recently launched its flagship ‘ApniGaddiApnaRozgar’ scheme by flagging off over 100 uber MOTO bikes
 
 
 
 

20. Which city in India organized 19th RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee Meeting?
 
 
 
 


 

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