Current Affairs Questions & Answers: March 9, 2017

1. The 11th edition of North-East Business Summit (NEBS) has started in which city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Imphal
[C] Guwahati
[D] Shillong

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2. The cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ has started in which country?

[A] Nigeria
[B] Egypt
[C] Kenya
[D] Mauritius

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3. Which union ministry has instituted “Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards” for women handloom weavers and women handicraft artisans?

[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Panchayati Raj
[C] Ministry of Textiles
[D] Ministry of Rural Development

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4. Which bank has become the India’s first bank to launch Aadhaar Pay service for merchants?

[A] ICICI Bank
[B] HDFC Bank
[C] Axis Bank
[D] IDFC Bank

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5. Which public sector bank has launched “Work from Home” facility for employees?

[A] State Bank of India (SBI)
[B] Punjab National Bank (PNB)
[C] Allahabad Bank
[D] UCO Bank

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6. Which Indian actress has won best actress award at the International Film Festival and Awards of Australia (IFFAA)?

[A] Vidya Balan
[B] Priyanka Chopra
[C] Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
[D] Deepika Padukone

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7. M Chandrakasu, who passed away recently, was related to which field?

[A] Sports
[B] Politics
[C] Journalism
[D] Film Industry

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8. Where is the headquarters of the National Archives of India (NAI)?

[A] Bhubaneswar
[B] New Delhi
[C] Bhopal
[D] Jaipur

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9. Who has been selected for ‘SERB Distinguished Fellow’ award by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)?

[A] Lalji Singh
[B] Dinakar Salunke
[C] P B Behere
[D] J C Bose

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10. Who is the author of the book “From Inside the Steel Frame: The Memoirs of an Administrator”?

[A] Sujata Sanghamitra
[B] R Sivapriya
[C] Ashok Pandey
[D] Vikas Swarup

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