GK & Current Affairs Quiz: September 12, 2017

1. Who will be the first recipient of the lifetime achievement award instituted by the Badminton Association of India (BAI)?

[A] Chetan Anand
[B] Aparna Popat
[C] Pullela Gopichand
[D] Prakash Padukone

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2. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched which online platform for food inspection & sampling?

[A] FaSCoRSi

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3. Which union ministry has organized the second State Start Up Conference in New Delhi?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[C] Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[D] Ministry of Finance

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4. Which Indian state is hosting the 2017 BWF World Senior Badminton Championships?

[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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5. Which union minister has launched the nation-wide hackathon #OpenGovDataHack?

[A] D V Sadananda Gowda
[B] Prakash Javadekar
[C] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[D] Nirmala Sitharaman

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6. Which campaign has been launched by the Union Environment Ministery at conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems: Theory to Practice”?

[A] Nature and We
[B] Trees: Pillar of life
[C] Wood is Good
[D] Live with Trees

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7. The joint bilateral air force exercise “Shaheen VI” has started between Pakistan and which country?

[B] China
[C] Israel
[D] Saudi Arabia

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8. P.S. Kayal has won gold in the 8th Modern Pentathlon National Championship – 2017. She hails from which state/UT?

[A] Kerala
[B] Puducherry
[C] Lakshadweep
[D] Tamil Nadu

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9. Which city has topped the 2017 Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)?

[A] Shanghai
[B] Singapore
[C] Tokyo
[D] London

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10. The Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary (SRS) is located in which state?

[A] Manipur
[B] Assam
[C] Sikkim
[D] West Bengal

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