Current Affairs and General Knowledge – 16 July 2017

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Current Affairs and General Knowledge – 16 July 2017

 

Current Affairs and General Knowledge – 16 July 2017

 

Current Affairs and General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers – July 16, 2017

 

1. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July 2017 agreed to award the 2024 and 2028 Games to two cities. Name the two cities that will be hosting the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
A) Paris and New Delhi
B) Paris and Los Angeles
C) New York and New Delhi
D) New York and Los Angeles

 

2. Which Indian-origin personality has been appointed as the new UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador?
A) Ishani Duttagupta
B) Jasleen Laghari
C) Shand Panesar
D) Lilly Singh

 

3. Which company opens Research and Development centre in China?
A) GE Global Research
B) The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
C) The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)
D) BMW motors

 

4. India’s first solar-powered 1600 HP DEMU train has launched from which railway station?
A) Farukhnagar railway station
B) Safdarjung railway station
C) Habibganj railway station
D) Mumbai Central railway station

 

5. Which company plans to invest USD 1 billion in the United States for the next five years?
A) Hindustan Unilever Limited
B) Tata Motors
C) Infosys
D) Mahindra Group

 

6. Which country will organise the World Theatre Olympics (WTO) 2018?
A) India
B) Australia
C) Czech Republic
D) Germany

 

7. What is the theme of 2017 World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)?
A) Skills for Youth
B) Skills Development for Peace
C) Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment
D) Skills for the Future of Work

 

8. Which mobile network offers broadband facility with top download speed of 100 megabit per second on its fibre-to-the-home network?
A) Reliance Jio
B) Airtel
C) BSNL
D) Vodofone

 

9. Which of the following nations recently approved a physical education program at girls’ schools?
A) Qatar
B) Bahrain
C) Kuwait
D) Saudi Arabia

 

10. Sundar Singh, who has won gold at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, is associated with which sports?
A) Sprint
B) Steeple Chase
C) Javelin throw
D) Shot Put

 

Answers

 

1. B) Paris and Los Angeles
2. D) Lilly Singh
3. D) BMW motors
4. B) Safdarjung railway station
5. D) Mahindra Group
6. A) India
7. D) Skills for the Future of Work
8. C) BSNL
9. D) Saudi Arabia
10. C) Javelin throw

 

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