Current Affairs July 2017 For All Competitive Exams – Part 1

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Q.1:- Which of the following countries will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup ?

  1. Argentina
  2. Russia
  3. Qatar
  4. Belgium

Ans:- (b) Russia

Q.2:- As per the latest report, which among the following is the least urbanised state in the country ?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Jharkhand

Ans:- (a) Himachal Pradesh

Q.3:- India has recently signed pact which country to connect both the countries by waterways ?

  1. China
  2. Pakistan
  3. Myanmar
  4. Bangladesh

Ans:- (d) Bangladesh

Q.4:- Which football team has won 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup ?

  1. England
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Portugal

Ans:- (c) Germany

Q.5:- When is the International Tiger Day celebrated ?

  1. 28 July
  2. 29 July
  3. 30 July
  4. 31 July

Ans:- (b) 29 July

Q.6:- Cabinet on 19th July approved selling 51% stake in HPCL to which company ?

  1. Reliance
  2. Cairns Energy
  3. ONGC
  4. IOCL

Ans:- (c) ONGC

Q.7:- Which country’s team has won the 2017 Asian Team Snooker Championship ?

  1. India
  2. USA
  3. China
  4. France

Ans:- (a) India

Q.8:- Which among the following species is considered to be the natural host of the Ebola Virus, which cause Ebola Hemorrhagic fever in human beings ?

  1. Rats
  2. Fruit Bats
  3. Monkeys
  4. Camels

Ans:- (b) Fruit Bats

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Q.9:- Who is the author of the book “Narendra Modi : The Making of a Legend” ?

  1. Anupam Kher
  2. Sanjay Mathur
  3. Bindeshwar Pathak
  4. Amritya Sen

Ans:- (c) Bindeshwar Pathak

Q.10:- Brenda Marjorie Hale has been appointed as the first female President of the Supreme Court in which Country ?

  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. UK
  4. UAE

Ans:- (c) UK

Q.11:- India’s Prakash Nanjappa, is associated with which of the following sports / events ?

  1. Boxing
  2. Shooting
  3. Squash
  4. Badminton

Ans:- (b) Shooting

Q.12:- Indian Railways has launched which virtual server to optimise server usage and faster connectivity ?

  1. RailConnect
  2. RailWalla
  3. RailCloud
  4. RailTel

Ans:- (c) RailCloud

Q.13:- Prime Minister of which country resigns after Supreme Court order to disqualify him on 28th July 2017 ?

  1. China
  2. Pakistan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. England

Ans:- (b) Pakistan

Q.14:- Who becomes highest scorer of runs in women’s one-day internationals ?

  1. Charlotte Edward
  2. Karen Rolton
  3. Mithali Raj
  4. Punam Raut

Ans:- (c) Mithali Raj

Q.15:- Who is appointed new chief secretary of Rajasthan ?

  1. Rajeev Kumar
  2. Ashok Jain
  3. Rajkiran Rai G
  4. Dipankar Gupta

Ans:- (b) Ashok Jain

Q.16:- N. Dharam Singh dies on 27th July. He was former CM of which state ?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Karnataka
  3. Punjab
  4. Kerala
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Ans:- (b) Karnataka

Q.17:- The Paduvalapaya and Mudalapaya are classification of which form of dance ?

  1. Yakshagana
  2. Karaga
  3. Kuchipudi
  4. Bharathanatyam

Ans:- (a) Yakshagana

Q.18:- Which country wins 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup on 23 July 2017 ?

  1. India
  2. Australia
  3. New Zealand
  4. England

Ans:- (d) England

Q.19:- MALABAR-17 Naval Exercise is held between India and which country(s) ?

  1. USA
  2. Japan
  3. France
  4. Both A & B

Ans:- (d) Both A & B

Q.20:- Which state government has launched JANAHITHA to receive complaints from public ?

  1. Punjab
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Kerala
  4. Telangana

Ans:- (d) Telangana

Q.21:- Who has been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) ?

  1. P.C. Thakur
  2. R.K. Pachnanda
  3. Sanjay Kumar
  4. Kirti Shekhar

Ans:- (c) Sanjay Kumar

Q.22:- What is the maximum number of employees is a firm covered by the retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) for providing social security net ?

  1. Ten
  2. Twenty
  3. Thirty
  4. Fifteen

Ans:- (b) Twenty

Q.23:- Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana is for ………….. ?

  1. Woman Only
  2. Child below 5 years
  3. Senior Citizen
  4. None of above

Ans:- (c) Senior Citizen

Q.24:- According to Assocham report, which among the following states has recorded the highest per capita milk availability ?

  1. Haryana
  2. Punjab
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Kerala
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Ans:- (b) Punjab

Q.25:- Which among the following flowers is closely linked to the ‘Phool Sankrati’ festival of Uttarakhand ?

  1. Tulip
  2. Daffodil
  3. Rhododendron
  4. Dahlia

Ans:- (c) Rhododendron