Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 July - 16 to 31 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
July - 16 to 31
26. On July 27, 2017, Jeff Bezos briefly overtook Microsoft’s Bill Gates to become the world’s richest person. Jef Bezos is the founder of which company?

27. Who has led Indian delegation at the 2017 BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meet?
Bandaru Dattatreya

28. What was the slogan of International Tiger Day, celebrated on July 29, 2017?
‘Fresh Ecology For Tigers’ Protection’

29. The GST council has formed which committee to select members of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAPA) under GST?
Pradeep Kumar Sinha

30. On July 28, 2017, Supreme Court of which Asian country disqualified country’s Prime Minister for his involvement in the Panama Papers scandal?
Pakistan (Nawaz Sharif)

31. Which country is hosting the 2017 BRICS Youth Forum (BYF)?

32. On July 27, 2017, which country successfully launched asatellite-carrying rocket ‘Simorgh’ into space?

33. Which country has recently declared total independence from IMF and World Bank (WB)?

34. On July 26, 2017, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modiwas apprised of the Joint Declaration of Intent between India and Germany on IGCS. Abbreviation IGCS stands for:
Indo German-Centre for Sustainability

35. The United Nations has selected which city as data hub for Middle East North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region?

36. On July 22, 2017, which country sent its first uranium shipment to India for testing purposes ahead of possible commercial sales?

37. Who has been appointed as India’s alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
Subhash Chandra Garg

38. Which state announced that ambulance service for cows will be started in 10 districts of the state over the next few months?

39. What is the India’s rank in the new global Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) index?

40. ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ is celebrated on which date in India?
26th July

41. Which mobile app has been launched by the Union Government for road maintenance?

42. On July 26, 2017, Rajya Sabha passed Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which seeks to amend:
Collection of Statistics Act, 2008

43. Which union ministry has launched an online complaint system “sexual harassment e-box” at workplace?
Ministry of Women and Child Development

44. Which African country has given sole power to its President for appointing country’s top three judges?

45. Who has clinched the 2017 Men’s singles US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament?
H S Prannoy

46. Mervyn Rose, who passed away on July 23, 2017, was associated with which sport?

47. Varun Bhati, who won bronze at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, is associated with which sports?
High Jump

48. C. Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has released the book ‘Mann Ki Baat – A Social Revolution on Radio’ at Raj Bhavan in

49. Which new pension scheme has been launched by the Union Government for the senior citizens?
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)

50. The world’s longest hanging pedestrian bridge opened in

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