Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 24, 2017

1. Which country to host the 9th edition of BRICS Summit-2017?
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Russia
[D] South Africa

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2. John-John Dohmen, who has won the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Male Player of the Year 2016, is belonged to which country?
[A] Netherland
[B] Belgium
[C] Ireland
[D] United States

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3. Who has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Somalia?
[A] Hassan Abshir Farah
[B] Ali Mohammed Ghedi
[C] Hassan Ali Khayre
[D] Omar Abdirashid Ali

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4. Which state is set to become the first Indian state to have a public registry of sex offenders?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Kerala

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5. The Government of India (GoI) has recently signed pact with which country on rail safety?
[A] Japan
[B] Germany
[C] Italy
[D] France

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6. Kenneth J. Arrow, the well-known Nobel-winning economist and mathematician has passed away. He hailed from which of the following countries?
[A] United Kingdom
[B] United States
[C] France
[D] Japan

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7. Which country hosted the first Sherpas meeting of the 9th BRICS Summit-2017?
[A] South Africa
[B] Brazil
[C] China
[D] India

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8. The Andhra Pradesh government has signed MoU with which payment network company to transform Vishakhapatnam into India’s first ‘less cash’ city?
[A] MasterCard
[B] National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
[C] American Express
[D] Visa

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9. How much loan amount has been sanctioned by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to develop 800-km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor?
[A] $375 million
[B] $475 million
[C] $425 million
[D] $500 million

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10. Pooja Ghatkar is associated with which sports?
[A] Cricket
[B] Chess
[C] Boxing
[D] Shooting

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