Current Affairs Questions & Answers: March 18, 2017

1. Which city is hosting the 15th edition of “All India Meet of State Legal Services Authorities”?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Surat
[C] Jaipur
[D] Lucknow

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2. Which institution has topped the Times Higher Education (THE)’s Asia University ranking 2017?
[A] Peking University, China
[B] Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
[C] National University of Singapore (NUS)
[D] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur

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3. Which Indian-American personality has won the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) award?
[A] Archana Verma
[B] Arjun Srinivasan Ramani
[C] Prathik Naidu
[D] Indrani Das

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4. The first-ever Haryana Sahitya Sangam has started in which city?
[A] Faridabad
[B] Panchkula
[C] Gurgaon
[D] Karnal

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5. How much loan amount has been approved by the World Bank (WB) for the National Hydrology Project of India?
[A] $175 million
[B] $210 million
[C] $222 million
[D] $325 million

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6. India has recently signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA) with which country to protect rights of detached workers?
[A] Indonesia
[B] Brazil
[C] China
[D] South Africa

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7. How much loan amount has been sanctioned by the World Bank (WB) for Gram Panchayats (GPs) development in West Bengal?
[A] $222 million
[B] $210 million
[C] $321 million
[D] $400 million

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8. Who is the author of the book “Indica: A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent”?
[A] Hari V. Krishna
[B] John Miller
[C] Pranay Lal
[D] Valmiki Thapar

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9. The SRCC Global Millennium Summit 2017 has started in which city?
[A] Dubai
[B] London
[C] New Delhi
[D] Geneva

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10. Who has become the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
[A] Ramesh Pokhriya Nishank
[B] BC Khanduri
[C] Chitranjan Das
[D] Trivendra Singh Rawat

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