Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 16, 2017

1. Which city is hosting the 2017 Indian Panorama Film Festival?
[A] Port Blair
[B] Shillong
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi

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2. Which portal has been launched by the union government to ensure transparency in mining operations?
[A] Taboo
[B] Tamra
[C] Tanra
[D] Tacma

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3. Which Indian health institute has won first prize for sanitation & hygiene under the Kayakalp awards 2017?
[A] National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (NITRD), Delhi
[B] North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong
[C] Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
[D] All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

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4. T V Parasuram, who passed away recently, was related to which field?
[A] Science
[B] Film Industry
[C] Journalism
[D] Sports

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5. Which international organisation has opened the South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC) in India?
[A] International Monetary Fund (IMF)
[B] World Health Organization (WHO)
[C] World Bank (WB)
[D] Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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6. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, who has been appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, is from which country?
[A] United States
[B] France
[C] Japan
[D] China

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7. Which city has hosted the 7th edition of Indian Seed Congress (ISC)-2017?
[A] Chennai
[B] New Delhi
[C] Kochi
[D] Kolkata

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8. Sandeep Singh, who has been bestowed with the honorary degree for sporting excellence, is related to which sports?
[A] Chess
[B] Hockey
[C] Cricket
[D] Tennis

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9. Which Indian chess master has been honored with the title of Candidate Master (CM) by World Chess Federation (WCF)?
[A] Saptarshi Roy
[B] Kush Bhagat
[C] Sundar M Shyam
[D] Akshayraj Kore

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10. What is the theme of the second edition of Hunar Haat-2017?
[A] Skill haat to promote craftsmen
[B] Craft & cuisine for minorities
[C] Craft aur cuisine ka sangam
[D] Skill haat for craftsmen

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