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Current Affairs Quiz 21. 11, 2017

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Question 1

Among the following cities, which one is nearest to the tropic of cancer?

Question 2

Which of the following statements are correct regarding recently released Global Passport Power Rank, 2017
1) India has been placed at rank 75
2) Norway has topped the list.
3) The score of a country in index represents the number of countries its passport holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival.
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Question 3

Start-up Sangam initiative:
1) has been launched by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
2) aims to bring innovation in technology.
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Question 4

Which of the following statements are correct regarding bilateral exercise CORPAT:
1) It is conducted between navies of India and Thailand.
2) The exercise is in sync with India’s ‘Act East Policy’.
3) One of the objectives of the exercise is to take measures against sea pollution.
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Question 5

Serious Fraud Investigation Office –

Question 6

Global Clubfoot Conference has been held recently. Consider the following statements:
1) Global Clubfoot Conference was held in Beijing.
2) Clubfoot is an orthopaedic defect that generally happens in old age.
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Question 7

Recently, Odisha imposed 7-month ban on fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles. Consider the following statements:
1) The Olive ridley turtles are found in warm waters of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.
2) The coast of Mexico is the largest mass nesting site for the Olive-ridley turtles.
3) The Olive ridley turtles are recognized as Endangered by the IUCN Red list.
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Question 8

Consider the following statements:
1) National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) aims to bring together rural planning, economic growth and heritage conservation in an inclusive manner.
2) The ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’ of Ministry of Tourism was launched this year on World Tourism Day.
3) Under the Adopt a Heritage Scheme’, government aims to conserve the heritage sites with the help of Private Sector Companies.
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Question 9

Amnesty International is

Question 10

Sidi is a ritual from Andhra Pradesh which has become contentious due to:
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