GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 13-14, 2017

1. The Union Government will launch a new sub-scheme “AGEY” as part of the DAY– NRLM. What does “AGEY” stands for?
[A] Aagam Grameen Express Yojana
[B] Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana
[C] Angad Grameen Express Yojana
[D] Ahilya Grameen Express Yojana

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2. Which bank has recently launched two digital products: Bharat QR and Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) for online payments?
[A] Central Bank
[B] Dena Bank
[C] Canara Bank
[D] Punjab National Bank

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3. Vijay Nambisan, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality of which field?
[A] Poetry
[B] Politics
[C] Sports
[D] Law

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4. Which state government has launched Facebook’s ‘She Means Business’ programme to train women entrepreneurs?
[A] Assam
[B] Karnataka
[C] Kerala
[D] Odisha

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5. Which state is hosting the 2017 India-ASEAN Youth Summit?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Haryana
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Assam

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6. Which Indian pair has won gold in the skeet mixed team event at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun?
[A] Ankur Mittal and Shreyasi Singh
[B] Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Rashmmi Rathore
[C] Kynan Chenai and Shreyasi Singh
[D] Maheshwari Chauhan and Mairaj Ahmad Khan

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7. Yisrael Kristal, the world’s oldest man passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] Israel
[B] Japan
[C] France
[D] Germany

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8. The 2017 World Elephant Day (WED) is observed on which date?
[A] August 13
[B] August 14
[C] August 12
[D] August 11

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9. Which state government has launched “Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra” for unemployed youth?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Gujarat
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Rajasthan

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10. The Orang National Park (ONP) is located in which state?
[A] Manipur
[B] Mizoram
[C] Tripura
[D] Assam

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