GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 12, 2017

1. Who has won the 2017 Kenya Presidential election?

[A] William Ruto
[B] Raifa Odinga
[C] Yoweri Museveni
[D] Uhuru Kenyatta

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2. Maheshwari Chauhan is associated with which sports?

[A] Shooting
[B] Cricket
[C] Boxing
[D] Chess

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3. What is the theme of 2017 International Youth Day (IYD)?

[A] Change Our World
[B] Youth and Mental Health
[C] Youth Building Peace
[D] Youth Civic Engagement

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4. Which Indian sportsperson has been appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for physical activity in the South-East Asia Region (SEAR)?

[A] Mary Kom
[B] Milkha Singh
[C] Pullela Gopichand
[D] Abhinav Bindra

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5. Who has been appointment as the new chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)?

[A] Shyam Benegal
[B] Prasoon Joshi
[C] Naresh Chandra Lal
[D] Vivek Agnihotri

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6. Which of the following have won the 2017 The Hindu Playwright Award?

[A] Deepika Arwind and K. Madavane
[B] Manjima Chatterjee and Arshia Sattar
[C] Gerish Khemani and Akshat Nigam
[D] Sunil Shanbag and Keval Arora

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7. Which nationwide campaign has been launched by the Union Government to protect elephants?

[A] Gaj Kesari Yatra
[B] Gajanan Yatra
[C] Gajraj Yatra
[D] Gaj Yatra

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8. Which state government has launched mobile therapy vans for elderly people?

[A] Bihar
[B] Assam
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Kerala

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9. Ruth Pfau, popularly known as Pakistan’s Mother Teresa has passed away. She hailed from which country?

[A] Italy
[B] United States
[C] Germany
[D] France

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10. The Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary (GSWS) is located in which state?

[A] Uttrakhand
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Gujarat
[D] Chhattisgarh

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