Current Affairs Quiz : September 27, 2017

Q.1) Who launched a portal called PENCIL in an endeavour to combat the menace of child labour, trafficking and sexual abuse?

(A) Narendra Singh Tomar

(B) Menaka Gandhi

(C) SushmaSwaraj

(D) Rajnath Singh

(E) Kiren Rijju

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Q.2) The Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harshvardhan launched which scheme, which will experiment and endeavor to formulate and implement appropriate S&T Interventions?

(A) Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana

(B) Yuva Yojana

(C) Mission Bhagiratha

(D) Sankalp Se siddhi

(E) Pradhan Mantri Surakhsha Bandhan Yojana

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Q.3) Which year has declared the year of 2017 as e-pragati year?

(A) Telangana

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Odisha

(D) West Bengal

(E) Sikkim

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Q.4) Who launched a nationwide health campaign to sensitise women about the early screening and the preventive care for cancer?

(A) Thaawar Chand Gehlot

(B) Prakash Javadekar

(C) Mahesh Sharma

(D) Alphons Kannanthanam

(E) Anupriya Patel

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Q.5) Wholaunched the Web Portal of Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA)& “Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWR)System” inNew Delhi?

(A) Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

(B)Parshottam Rupala

(C) Upendra Kushwaha

(D) Satya Pal Singh

(E) Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

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Q.6) What is the name of the Kandla Port which was renamed recently?

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru Port

(B) Gram Hindu Port

(C) Deendayal Port

(D) Kashyap Port

(E) Martyrs Port

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Q.7) Who inaugurated India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show ‘Passage to Prosperity’?

(A) Nitin Ghadkari

(B) Arun Jaitley

(C) Sushma Swaraj

(D) Swarup Patil

(E) Dharmendra Pradhan

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Q.8) Which international organization has downgraded India’s growth projection toseven per cent for thecurrent fiscal year, while lowering its forecast for the next financial year?

(A) Asian Development Bank


(C) World Bank

(D) Singapore National Bank

(E) World Economic Forum

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Q.9) Who wassworn in asAngola’s new president recently?

(A)Jose Eduardo dos Santos

(B) Goodluck Jonathan

(C) Manuel Pinto De Costa

(D) Joao Lourenco

(E) James Michael

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Q.10) What is the theme of the World Tourism day which is celebrated on 27th September of every year?

(A) Linking Cultures

(B) Sustainable tourism – a tool for development

(C) Tourism and Culture

(D) Sustainable Tourism: A tool for Development

(E) Tourism: A tool for community

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