Current Affairs Quiz: 12 August 2017

Published on Saturday, August 12, 2017

1. "Youth Building Peace" is the theme of which of the following days of 2017?
a. International Youth Day
b. National Youth Day
c. World Youth Skill Day
d. None of the above

2. Nabin Tan Mon Bikash Yojana is launched to promote
a. intensive learning habits among children
b. sports spirit among children
c. health habits among children
d. None of the above

3. Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) is a sub-scheme of
a. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna
b. Integrated Rural Development Program
c. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojna
d. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana

4. Which film was named the Best Film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017?
a. Airlift
b. Pink
c. MS Dhoni: The Untold Story'
d. Dangal

5. __________ has received markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India's (Sebi) approval to launch country's first gold options contract?
a. National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange
b. Multi Commodity Exchange Ltd
c. Indian Commodity Exchange
d. National Multi-Commodity Exchange

6. Bharat Bill Payment System is managed by
a. National Payments Corp of India
b. Reserve Bank of India
c. NITI Ayog
d. None of the above

7. Complete the sentence
Sebi ties up with Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO) of ______ for technical assistance.

a. US
b. Japan
c. Afghanistan
d. Iran

8. Ether, Lisk, monero, dash and gamecredits are
a. Fiat Money
b. Cryptocurrency
c. Commodity Currency
d. None of the above

9. Which of the following has won ‘Retail Jeweler India Award’ 2017 for the special contributions to the gem and jewellery industry?
a. Malabar Gold & Diamonda
b. Tanishq Jewellers
c. Kalyan Jewellers
d. None

10. Hugo Award is related to
a. Music
b. Science
c. Literature
d. Films

11. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification?
a. Dibakar Banerjee
b. Anurag Kashyap
c. Shyam Benegal
d. Prasoon Joshi

12. Who was appointed the World Health Organisation's goodwill ambassador for physical activity in the South-East Asia Region (SEAR)?
a. Milkha Singh
b. PV Sindhu
c. Prakash Padukone
d. Mary Kom


1. a. International Youth Day
2. c. health habits among children
3. d. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana
4. b. Pink
5. b. Multi Commodity Exchange Ltd
6. a. National Payments Corp of India
7. d. Iran 
8. b. Cryptocurrency
9. a. Malabar Gold & Diamonda
10. c. Literature
11. d. Prasoon Joshi
12. a. Milkha Singh

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