11th August, 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 11th August, 2017
1. Which bank on August 10, 2017 launched two new digital services for online payments?
[A] Canara
[B] SBI
[C] Bank of Maharashtra
[D] Axis
[E] Yes
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2. The government on August 10, 2017 launched the Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). The program will be implemented in ______ Blocks in the country on pilot basis.
[A] 240
[B] 230
[C] 220
[D] 250
[E] 260
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3. The government on August 10, 2017 introduced the Code on Wages Bill. It will combine how many laws?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 2
[D] 5
[E] 7
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4. Vijay Nambisan won the 1988 Indian Poetry Award for the poem, ________.
[A] Kali
[B] Punarnava
[C] A Farmer's Ghost
[D] Portrait of a Lady
[E] Madras Central
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5. Which State government on August 10, 2017 launched the Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?
[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Himachal Pradesh
[E] Haryana
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6. National Deworming Day was first observed in which year?
[A] 2016
[B] 2017
[C] 2014
[D] 2012
[E] 2015
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7. When is World Bio-Fuel Day observed?
[A] August 10
[B] August 9
[C] August 11
[D] August 8
[E] August 12
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8. Who won the gold medal at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in 200 metres category?
[A] Wayde van Niekerk
[B] Jereem Richards
[C] Akani Simbine
[D] Ramil Guliyev
[E] Kyree King
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9. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz on August 10, 2017 discovered four earth-size planets in which constellation?
[A] Arietis
[B] Eridani
[C] cygni
[D] tau Ceti
[E] Persei
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10. Ruth Pfau also known as "Mother Teresa of Pakistan" passed away on 10 August, 2017. She was originally from which country?
[A] Italy
[B] Hungary
[C] France
[D] Germany
[E] Spain
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