Current Affairs Quiz: August 17, 2017

 Current Affairs Quiz 17 August 2017 

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  1.  Which country will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed  Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline ?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Afghanistan
    C) India  

    D) Turkmenistan
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
     India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.
     
  2. Scientists of which country  have succeeded in developing an injectable tissue bandage that  is capable of repairing damaged hearts without surgery ?
    A) USA
    B) Canada
    C) UK
    D) France
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    Option B
    Some Extra: 
    Scientists at the University of Toronto in Canada have succeeded in developing an injectable tissue bandage that  is capable of repairing damaged hearts without surgery This bandage is injectable through a small needle. 
     
  3. Which city has  been named the world’s most liveable city by The Economist, receiving a perfect score for healthcare, education and infrastructure ?
    A) London
    B) Vienna
    C) Melbourne
    D) Canberra
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    Option C
    Some Extra: 
    Melbourne takes top spot for seventh year running , Vienna came second and Vancouver third.
     
  4. The Finance Ministry and the World Bank have signed a grant agreement of how much amount from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for ecosystem service improvement project.
    A) $24.44 million
    B) $24.46 million
    C) $26.46  million
    D) $24.64 million
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    Option D
    Some Extra: 
    World Bank pledges $24.64 mn to enhance India’s forest ecosystem services from its Global Environment Facility (GEF).The project’s duration is five years.
     
  5. Durgama Anchalare Malaria Nirakaran” (DAMON), a special programme to prevent the spread of malaria will be launched by which state’s government ?
    A) West bengal
    B) Haryana
    C) Odisha
    D) Telangana
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    Option C
    Some Extra: 
    Odisha Government will soon launch “Durgama Anchalare Malaria Nirakaran” (DAMON), a special programme to prevent the spread of malaria in remote areas of Ganjam district.
     
  6. Indira Canteen’, aimed at serving the poor at subsidised rates, was inaugurated in which city ?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Bengaluru
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    Option D
    Some Extra: 
    ‘Indira Canteen’, aimed at serving the poor at subsidised rates, was inaugurated in Bengaluru by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.
     
  7. The first South Asian Youth Summit-2017 is  set to be organised in which city ?
    A) New delhi
    B) Bhubaneshwar
    C) Bhopal
    D) Thiruvanathapuram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra: 
    The first South Asian Youth Summit-2017 is all set to be organised in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from September 17. Ministers of all eight SAARC member countries would participate in the Summit. 
     
  8. After 70 years of partition , India’s first museum on Partition of the Indian subcontinent will be opened where ?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Amritsar
    C) Chennai
    D) Panipat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra: 
    India’s first museum on Partition of the Indian subcontinent will open this week in Amritsar, Punjab, as India and Pakistan celebrate 70 years as independent nations. The museum will include photographs, newspaper clippings, donated personal items, and screens showing video interviews with survivors.
     
  9. Where is the foundation stone of the Indo-UK Institute of Health (IUIH) laid ?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Amravati
    D) New Delhi
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    Option C
    Some Extra: 
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has laid the foundation stone of the Indo-UK Institute of Health (IUIH) Medicity in Amravati.
     
  10. Indo-UK Institute of Health(IUIH) is being developed in association with King’s College Hospital, London, with an investment outlay of ?
    A) 2600 crore
    B) 1900 crore
    C) 2300 crore
    D) 1600 crore
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    Option D
    Some Extra: 
    The facility is being developed in association with King’s College Hospital, London, with an investment outlay of Rs 1,600 crore. 
     
  11. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Liveability Index ranks how many cities each year on healthcare, education and infrastructure as well as stability, culture and environment.
    A) 150
    B) 145
    C) 140
    D) 180
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra: 
    The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Liveability Index ranks 140 cities each year on healthcare, education and infrastructure as well as stability, culture and environment. Melbourne takes top spot for seventh year running , Vienna came second and Vancouver third. 
     

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Name the capital of Turkmenistan ?
    A) Bujumbura
    B) Ashgabat
    C) Tehran
    D) Moroni
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    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Currency – Turkmenistan manat
     
  2. What is the tenure of president of World bank group ?
    A) 4 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 2 years
    D) 5 years
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    12th president of world bank group – Jim Yong kim ( South korea ) 
     
  3. Who is the Secretary General of SAARC ?
    A) Arjun Bahadur Thapa
    B) Ali Haider
    C) Amjad Hussain B Sial
    D) Ajay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    SAARC – South Asian Association For Regional Cooperation .
     
  4. Name the constituency of Rahul Gandhi ?
    A) Pilibhit
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Amethi
    D) Rai bareli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    He defeated Mrs Smriti Irani in 2014 parliamentary elections from Amethi, UP
     

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