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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 July - 11 to 15 (Chapter-01)

Current Affairs -2017
July - 11 to 15
(Chapter-01)

1. Which day is observed as World Youth Skills Day?
July 15

2. What is the theme of 2017 World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)?
Skills for the Future of Work

3. Which former Pakistani Cricketer has been recently honoured with Honorary Life Membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)?
Misbah-ul-Haq

4. Which country has renamed part of the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea?
Indonesia

5. World Para Athletic Championships 2017 is being held in which place?
London

6. Indian Railways has launched an integrated mobile app “Rail Saarthi” for railway passengers. What does “Saarthi” stands for?
Synergised Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information

7. What is the name given to the large supercluster of galaxies discovered by Indian scientists?
Saraswati


8. Mukesh Kumar Jain has been appointed as the managing director and chief executive officer of
Oriental Bank of Commerce.

9. Which Indian-origin personality has been appointed as the new UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador?
Lilly Singh

10. Who has been appointed as Chief Digital Officer of Tata Sons?
Aarthi Subramanian

11. Who has been chosen as the fourth President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore?
Professor Subra Suresh

12.India’s first solar-powered 1600 HP DEMU train has launched from which railway station?
Safdarjung railway station

13. Liu Xiaobo, who passed away on July 13, 2017, had won Nobel Prize for:
Peace

14. The book, ‘President’s Lady’ (Pranaber Preyosi), was released by vice president Hamid Ansari, the book written by
Sangeeta Ghosh.

15. Sundar Singh, who has won gold at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, is associated with which sports?
Javelin throw

16. On July 11, 2017, which country hosted a major international summit on family planning, in partnership with UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?
United Kingdom

17. Which country successfully launched 'Kanopus-V-IK' Earth-imaging satellite and 72 microsatellites into orbit on a single rocket?
Russia

18. Who has won the 2017 women’s singles Wimbledon tennis tournament?
Garbine Muguruza

19. Speaking at the launch of ‘National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22)’, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said that the government would like to eliminate malaria by:
2027

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