Current Affairs Quiz : 24th August 2017

1. Which state government has launched an exclusive 24×7 helpline ‘181’ for women?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Assam
d) Jharkhand

2. In which city, the 17th Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held recently?
a) Mumbai
b) Chennai
c) New Delhi
d) Bengaluru

3. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health inked a pact with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) of which country to collaborate on vaccine research and development?
a) South Korea
b) Japan
c) Indonesia
d) Croatia

4. Which city is hosting the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress?
a) Pune
b) Guwahati
c) New Delhi
d) Bhopal

5. Which state government will launch a new scheme for Compassionate Family Pension (CFP) in lieu of compassionate appointment?
a) Assam
b) Manipur
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Jammu & Kashmir

7. Which state chief minister has been chosen for the National Agriculture Leadership Award-2017?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Maharashtra
d) Tripura

8. Who is the author of the book “I am HIV positive, so what”?
a) Pradip Kumar
b) Vikram Seth
c) Jayanta Kalita
d) Amitav Ghosh

9. The 2017 World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed on which day?
a) August 23
b) August 22
c) August 21
d) August 20

10. MK Damodaran, who passed away recently, was the former Advocate General of which state?
a) Odisha
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Haryana
d) Kerala

a:b, 2:d, 3:a, 4:c, 5:a, 6:, 7:b, 8:c, 9:d, 10:d.


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