GK & Current Affairs Quiz: January 09, 2018

1. India’s fastest and first multi-peta-flops supercomputer “Pratyush” has established at which institute?

[A] Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) Dehradun
[B] Central Institute of Technology (CIT) Kokrajhar
[C] Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Gwalior
[D] Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) Pune

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2. Which Indian personality will be conferred with the France’s highest order of merit ‘Legion of Honour at the 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair 2018?

[A] Soumitra Chattopadhyay
[B] Priyanka Chopra
[C] Deepika Padukone
[D] Amitabh Bachchan

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3. Which Indian-origin personality has been appointed as the Chairman of the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)?

[A] Bhupendra Kainthola
[B] Sunny Verghese
[C] Gurdip Singh
[D] Sunil Chauhan

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4. Which state has become the first Indian state to launch High-Risk Pregnancy (HRP) portal?

[A] Punjab
[B] Kerala
[C] Haryana
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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5. India’s second Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be set up in which state/UT?

[A] Mizoram
[B] Tripura
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Odisha

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6. John Young, the legendary astronaut passed away. He hailed from which country?

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

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7. Which state has topped the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index, according to recently released report by Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry?

[A] Punjab
[B] Karnataka
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Gujarat

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8. Who has inaugurated the first-ever Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in Delhi?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Sushma Swaraj
[C] M Venkaiah Naidu
[D] Ram Nath Kovind

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9. The 2018 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on which date in India?

[A] January 8
[B] January 10
[C] January 9
[D] January 11

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10. The Pandoh Dam is located on which river in Himachal Pradesh?

[A] Beas River
[B] Chenab River
[C] Ravi River
[D] Yamuna River

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