8th August 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

8th August 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

1. Indian Institute of Science researchers has developed a ________ laser.
 
 
 
 
 

2. Scientists at IIT-______ have developed a new drug delivery platform using nanoparticles.
 
 
 
 

3. Which state government in association with the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) launched ‘Tele-Law’ scheme with an aim to provide an opportunity for the common man to access legal aid easily?
 
 
 
 

4. Which date is observed as the National Handloom Day?
 
 
 
 

5. Which bank Executive Director is Aparna?
 
 
 
 

6. In which state a global information technology (IT) delivery center is coming up, to provide the ease of doing business to the engineering, architectural and professional companies in their international operations?
 
 
 
 

7. Who is headed the committee to review the Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism?
 
 
 
 

8. Which state Government announced Compulsory retirement for non-performing teachers and education officials above 50
 
 
 
 

9. The first meeting of the Japan-India Coordination Forum (JICF) for Development of North-Eastern Region was held in _______
 
 
 
 

10. In which state India government has encouraging developing green airports?
 
 
 
 

11. Who has been appointed as new Executive Director of the World Bank (WB) to represent the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka?
 
 
 
 

12. Which one of the following city’s Heat Action Plan – to cope with heat waves – was the first of its kind to be formulated in India?
 
 
 
 

13. A vast majority of heat-related deaths in 2015 were reported from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Why is it that this pattern persists two years later, despite a substantial reduction in a number of heat-related deaths across the country?
 
 
 
 

14. The 2017 National Handloom Day (NHD) is celebrated on which date?
 
 
 
 

15. Which Railway Station of India will be renamed after Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya?
 
 
 
 

16. Who is appointed as the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog?
 
 
 
 

17. Which Actress is given the Prem Nazir Award in 2017?
 
 
 
 

18. The famous Bhakti Saint who belonged to the royal family of Mewar was
 
 
 
 

19. After Alexander's death, the Eastern part of his empire came under
 
 
 
 

20. Who is the new Vice President of India?
 
 
 
 


 

 

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