GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 26, 2017

1. Which Indian origin couple has won the 2017 IHV Lifetime Achievement Award for AIDS research?

[A] Shikha Chawla and Nitin Chawla
[B] Saba Karim and Anna Karim
[C] Naren Prabhu and Kirti Singh
[D] Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim

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2. Which country hosted the first-ever meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine?

[A] Myanmar
[B] Bangladesh
[C] India
[D] Thailand

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3. What is the theme of the 2017 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)?

[A] Vision to promote Corruption Free India
[B] My Vision-Corruption Free India
[C] Preventive Vigilance as a tool of Good Governance
[D] Public participation to promote integrity

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4. Which state will be the ‘Focus State’ at World Food India (WFI) 2017?

[A] Odisha
[B] West Bengal
[C] Assam
[D] Karnataka

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5. What is the India’s passport position in the Global Passport Power Rank 2017, as per global financial advisory firm Arton Capital?

[A] 78th
[B] 94th
[C] 75th
[D] 66th

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6. Which of the following union ministries have jointly launched a new scheme “SAATHI”?

[A] Ministries of Finance and Railways
[B] Ministries of Power and Science & Technology
[C] Ministries of Minority Affairs and Human Resource Development
[D] Ministries of Power and Textiles

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7. Girija Devi, who passed away recently, was the renowned classical singer of which gharana?

[A] Seniya and Banaras gharanas
[B] Gwalior and Kirana gharanas
[C] Atrauli and Seniya gharanas
[D] Patiala and Bhendi Bazaar gharanas

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8. The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is located in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Kerala
[C] Telangana
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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9. Who is the author of the e-book “India 2017 Yearbook”?

[A] Rajiv Mehrishi
[B] R. K. Verma
[C] Ashwani Lohani
[D] Rajiv Gauba

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10. Which country is hosting the 2017 global conference on consumer protection?

[A] China
[B] South Korea
[C] Bangladesh
[D] India

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