August 11th, 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Daily Current Affairs : August 11th, 2017

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on August 11th, 2017
1. Which bank on August 10, 2017 launched two new digital services for online payments?
[A] Canara
[C] Bank of Maharashtra
[D] Axis
[E] Yes
2. The government on August 10, 2017 launched the Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). The program will be implemented in ______ Blocks in the country on pilot basis.
[A] 240
[B] 230
[C] 220
[D] 250
[E] 260
3. The government on August 10, 2017 introduced the Code on Wages Bill. It will combine how many laws?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 2
[D] 5
[E] 7
4. Vijay Nambisan won the 1988 Indian Poetry Award for the poem, ________.
[A] Kali
[B] Punarnava
[C] A Farmer's Ghost
[D] Portrait of a Lady
[E] Madras Central
5. Which State government on August 10, 2017 launched the Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?
[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Himachal Pradesh
[E] Haryana
6. National Deworming Day was first observed in which year?
[A] 2016
[B] 2017
[C] 2014
[D] 2012
[E] 2015
7. When is World Bio-Fuel Day observed?
[A] August 10
[B] August 9
[C] August 11
[D] August 8
[E] August 12
8. Who won the gold medal at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in 200 metres category?
[A] Wayde van Niekerk
[B] Jereem Richards
[C] Akani Simbine
[D] Ramil Guliyev
[E] Kyree King
9. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz on August 10, 2017 discovered four earth-size planets in which constellation?
[A] Arietis
[B] Eridani
[C] cygni
[D] tau Ceti
[E] Persei
10. Ruth Pfau also known as "Mother Teresa of Pakistan" passed away on 10 August, 2017. She was originally from which country?
[A] Italy
[B] Hungary
[C] France
[D] Germany
[E] Spain