GK & Current Affairs Quiz: August 22, 2017

1. Who of the following have been selected for the 2017 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
[A] Brij Bhushan Mohanty and Syed Shahid Hakim
[B] Varun Singh Bhati and SV Suni
[C] Devendra Jhajharia and Sardar Singh
[D] Harmanpreet Kaur and P N Prakash

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2. Where is the headquarters of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)?
[A] Pune
[B] Guwahati
[C] Srinagar
[D] New Delhi

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3. Who has been appointed as the new director general of Railway Protection Force (RPF)?
[A] Brij Mohanty
[B] S H Prakash
[C] Dharmendra Kumar
[D] Nikhil Singh

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4. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has signed a pact with which organization to collaborate on vaccine research and development?
[A] World Food Programme
[B] International Vaccine Institute
[C] World Health Organization
[D] International Committee of the Red Cross

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5. Velichko Cholakov, the noted weightlifter passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] Bularia
[B] France
[C] Italy
[D] Russia

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6. Which union minister has launched “Swasth Bachche Swasth Bharat” programme?
[A] Prakash Javadekar
[B] Rajnath Singh
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Arun Jaitley

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7. Who will be the head of a newly constituted preview committee for International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017?
[A] Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
[B] Khalid Mohamed
[C] Vivek Agnihotri
[D] Narendra Kohli

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8. Which state government has launched clouding seeding Project Varshadhari under which an aircraft will spray chemicals to induce rainfall?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Mizoram
[C] Punjab
[D] Kerala

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9. Which union minister has launched digital police portal under Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS)?
[A] Arun Jaitely
[B] Prakash Javadekar
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Rajnath Singh

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10. The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) is located in which state?
[A] Odisha
[B] Kerala
[C] Tripura
[D] Manipur

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