Current Affairs Quiz for 7th and 8th February 2017
(Q.1) As part of Universal Immunization Programme, Health Ministry has recently launched single vaccine for dual protection against:
- Mumps and Chickenpox
- Measles and Rubella
- Mumps and Measles
- Chickenpox and Rubella
(Q.2) Which country will host FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Women’s Asia Cup and FIBA Under-16 Women’s Asian Championship?
- Sri Lanka
(Q.3) The Centre has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India’s Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022. Who among the following has been appointed as convener of this committee?
- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
- Najma Heptullah
- Afzal Amanullah
- Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
(Q.4) Chief Minister of which north-eastern state of India has launched a new scheme named “Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY)” for the development of villages in the state?
- Arunachal Pradesh
(Q.5) Name the renowned novelist and playwright from Pakistan, who passed away in February 2017
- Bano Qudsia
- Nazreen Khan
- Shamina Sheikh
- Shehnaz Sharif
(Q.6) Pathani Patnaik, who passed away in February 2017, was an eminent:
- Writer & Academician
- All of the above
(Q.7) Border Security Force is developing an all-women’s motorcycle stunt team named _______ at its academy in Madhya Pradesh
(Q.8) Which State Govt. has launched India’s first social innovation centre — The ‘Kakatiya Hub For Social Innovation’?
- Andhra Pradesh
(Q.9) Which country has committed to completely phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 and has called for all countries – including the US – to “step up and fulfil the Paris Agreement”?
(Q.10) The Union Minister for Sports Vijay Goel has laid the foundation stone of the country’s first centre of excellence for differently abled sportsmen at:
- Pune, Maharashtra
- Gandhinagar, Gujarat
- Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
- Kochi, Kerala