GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 17, 2017

1. The CCEA has approved the proposal of DIPAM for strategic disinvestment. What does “DIPAM” stands for?

[A] Department of Investment and Proper Asset Management
[B] Department of Investment and Public Asset Management
[C] Department of Investment and Property Asset Management
[D] Department of Investment and Private Asset Management

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2. Who has won the 2017 Kalpana Chawla Award for courage and daring enterprise?

[A] Preethi Srinivasan
[B] K. Satyagopal
[C] S.P. Thyagarajan
[D] V.P. Elayapari

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3. Which Indian shuttler has won the men’s singles 2017 Bulgaria Open International Series tournament?

[A] Valiyaveetil Diju
[B] HS Prannoy
[C] Kidambi Srikanth
[D] Lakshya Sen

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4. The Desert National Park (DNP) is located in which state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Haryana
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Assam

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5. Which country has been declared the world’s most liveable city by The Economist’s Global Liveability Report-2017?

[A] Melbourne
[B] Sydney
[C] London
[D] Perth

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6. Which country to host the steering committee of the proposed TAPI Gas pipeline?

[A] Turkmenistan
[B] Afghanistan
[C] Pakistan
[D] India

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7. India’s first museum on the Partition of the Indian Sub-continent will open in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Punjab
[D] Assam

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8. NABARD has conferred the ‘best performance award’ for 2016-17 to which regional rural bank?

[A] Telangana Grameena Bank
[B] Allahabad UP Gramin Bank
[C] Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank
[D] Madhyanchal Gramin Bank

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9. Which state government has launched “Indira Canteen” for urban poor?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Puducherry
[D] Punjab

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10. Who has authored the book “The Adivasi Will Not Dance”?

[A] Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
[B] Abhilash Pudukad
[C] Amit Shankar
[D] Chetan Bhagat

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  • Aditya chakraborty

    Very knowledgeable .