Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - August, 2017

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1. Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, the noted Dhrupad Maestro passed away. He hailed from which state?

[A] Assam
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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2. The Gangotri National Park (GNP) is located in which state?

[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Bihar
[C] Uttrakhand
[D] West Bengal

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3. Which Indian sportsperson has been honored with the East Bengal football club’s highest honour “Bharat Gaurav”?

[A] Syed Naeemuddin
[B] Boddupalli Amit
[C] Dhanraj Pillay
[D] Subhash Bhowmick

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4. What is the theme of 2017 World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)?

[A] Sustaining Breastfeeding Together
[B] Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development
[C] Breastfeeding: SDG 2022 goals
[D] Mother’s Absolute Affection

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5. Which city hosted the 2017 meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers?

[A] Shanghai
[B] Brasília
[C] Cape Town
[D] Moscow

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6. The Pin Valley National Park (PVNP) is located in which state?

[A] Jammu & Kashmir (J&K)
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim

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7. Who has will be the new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?

[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] Vinod Paul
[C] Ritesh Gupta
[D] S L Shivappa

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8. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in Uttar Pradesh?

[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Akshay Kumar
[D] Aamir Khan

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9. Sajan, who bagged a bronze at the Junior World Wrestling Championships, is related to which Greco-Roman category?

[A] 65kg class category
[B] 44kg class category
[C] 105kg class category
[D] 74kg class category

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10. Which Indian institute has developed a highly sensitive nanometre-scale carbon monoxide sensor?

[A] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
[B] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
[C] Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru
[D] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

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