Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 22, 2017

1. The Central Excise Day (CED) is celebrated on which date in India?

[A] February 23
[B] February 24
[C] February 22
[D] February 21

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2. Which union ministry will launch the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine?

[A] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[B] Ministry of Ayush
[C] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[D] Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

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3. Which state government will launched anti-corruption induction training mandatory for government officials?

[A] Assam
[B] Sikkim
[C] Kerala
[D] Rajasthan

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4. Ved Prakash Sharma, who passed away recently, was the renowned novelist of which language?

[A] Telugu
[B] Tamil
[C] Odia
[D] Hindi

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5. Who is the author of the book “Autoplay:Not-so Stories”?

[A] G Sampath
[B] Anita Desai
[C] Khushwant Singh
[D] Ruskin Bond

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6. Which Indian institute has won the International Mercury Awards for the year 2016-17?

[A] Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services(INCOIS)
[B] All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
[C] Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI)
[D] Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)

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7. Which country has become the world’s largest arms importer during 2012-16, according to the latest report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)?

[A] India
[B] Saudi Arabia
[C] Qatar
[D] Pakistan

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8. Which state is hosting the 13th edition of National Agriculture Science Congress (NASC)-2017?

[A] Punjab
[B] Karnataka
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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9. What is the theme of 2017 International Mother Language Day (IMLD)?

[A] Languages and cyberspace
[B] Mother tongue instruction and inclusive education
[C] Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education
[D] Books for mother tongue education

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10. V K Srinivasan, who passed away recently, was the noted personality from which field?

[A] Economics
[B] Film Industry
[C] Poetry
[D] Poltics

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