GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 11, 2017

1. ISRO will launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite “HySIS” to enable distinct identification of objects from space. What does “HySIS” stands for?
[A] Hyperspectrum Imaging Satellite
[B] Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite
[C] Hyperspecialist Imaging Satellite
[D] Hyperspectacle Imaging Satellite

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2. The Oxford University Press (OUP) has recently launched online dictionaries in which of the following Indian languages?
[A] Tamil and Gujarati
[B] Assamese and Bangla
[C] Telugu and Marathi
[D] Gujarati and Telugu

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3. M Venkaiah Naidu has been sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India. He hails from which state?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Tamil Nady
[D] Karnataka

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4. Who has been chosen for the first-ever Kesari Media Award?
[A] Adoor Gopalakrishnan
[B] R S Babu
[C] M G Radhakrishnan
[D] T J S George

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5. SEBI has recently allowed Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) to launch gold options. The headquarters of MCX is located in which city?
[A] Lucknow
[B] New Delhi
[C] Mumbai
[D] Pune

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6. Who is the chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)?
[A] Alok Prakash Mittal
[B] Manik S Das
[C] Anil Sahasrabudhe
[D] Krishna S Patil

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7. The 2017 International Biodiesel Day (IBD) is celebrated on which date?
[A] August 11
[B] August 12
[C] August 10
[D] August 9

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8. Which city to host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2017)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Chennai
[D] Hyderabad

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9. Who has become the first Indian athlete to qualify for javelin throw final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships (WAC)?
[A] Anil Singh
[B] Davinder Singh Kang
[C] Devendra Jhajharia
[D] Neeraj Chopra

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10. The Vansda National Park (VNP) is located in which state?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Gujarat
[C] Assam
[D] Rajasthan

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