Current Affairs Quiz: August 23, 2017

Current Affairs 23 August 2017 Quiz 

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  1. Which ministry has launched “Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat” Programme which is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.
    A) Ministry of Earth Sciences
    B) Ministry of Women and Child Development
    C) Human Resource Development Ministry

    D) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:

    Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat Programme, an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs of Kendriya Vidyalaya students was launched in Kochi. Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri. Prakash Javadekar unveiled the Profile Card in a function held at Kochi.
  2. Name the head of preview committee formed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017?
    A) Vivek Agnihotri
    B) Anurag Kashyap
    C) Farhan Akhtar
    D) Rajkumar Hirani
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Which of the following state governments has launched Free injectable contraceptives ‘Antara’ programme?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    With an aim to strengthen the family planning programme in the state, Odisha Government has launched free Injectable Contraceptive ‘Antara’ programme, which is considered effective and convenient.
  4. Who is going to launch a 35 day ‘Bharat Yatra’, leading a fight against child trafficking and child sexual abuse across the country?
    A) Kailash Satyarthi
    B) Sridhar Reddy
    C) Gaurav Pandey
    D) Anna Hazare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarth announced that he would embark on a 35-day ‘Bharat Yatra’, leading a fight against child trafficking and child sexual abuse across the country.
  5. Which of the following has launched “Mentor India” Campaign, an initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs?
    A) Ministry of Ayush
    B) CCI
    C) NITI Aayog
    D) Human Resource Development Ministry
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    NITI Aayog will launch the Mentor India Campaign on 23rd August 2017, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs, established across the country as a part of the Atal Innovation Mission.
  6. Google has unveiled new version 8.0 of Android. The code name given to this Android 8.0 is
    A) Donut
    B) Eclair
    C) Gingerbread
    D) Oreo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Android 8.0 is now official as Android Oreo. Earlier, the operating system was known as Android O. On 21st August 2017, Google announced the name of its latest version of Android through a “live stream” and a short clip that first showed the O in Android O as the solar eclipse before the animation changed it into the Oreo.
  7. Which of the following banks has launched its all-in-one ‘DigiPOS’ Point of Sale (POS) machine in August 2017, which will offer a complete suite of digital payment options?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    HDFC Bank Ltd. has unveiled its ‘DigiPOS’ Point of Sale (POS) machine, which will offer a complete suite of digital payment options.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 going to held in November?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Goa
    C) Karnataka
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    IFFI, considered as one of the top 10 film festivals of the world, will be held in Panaji, Goa, from November 20 to 28.

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