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23rd August 2017 : The Hindu Quiz

Arpita Sharma
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  1. THE HINDU:DAIIY QUIZ (23D AUGUST 2017) By Arpita Sharma


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  4. NASA has launched the latest in a 1. o series of satellites a med at ensuring astronauts at the International Spa Station can communicate with Earth, In which year NASA was established? A 1945 B 1979 C 1951 D1958 E 1969


  5. Correct Answer is: D Explanation NASA launched the latest in a series of satellites aimed at ensuring astronauts at the International Space Station can communicate with Earth. The $408 million Boeing-made Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M) soared into space atop an Atlas V rocket that launched from Cape Canaveral Florida, NASA was established in 1958


  6. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into o the country grew by 37 percent to USD 2 during the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal. A USD 56. billion BUSD 10. billiorn C USD 43.2 billion DUSD 343 billion E USD 25,6 billion


  7. CORRECT ANSWER: ]B Explanation Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country grew by 37 percent to USD 10,4 billion during the first quarter of the current fiscal. According to the figures of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), India had received USD 7.59 billion FDI during April-June 2016-17,


  8. i ne poara oT state-ownea uil ana Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has given 'in-principle' approval to acquire government's 51 (point) 11 percent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). Registered Office & Corporate Headquarters of HPCL is in- 3. E. MUMBAI Nagpur BNew Delhi C Kolkata Chennai


  9. CORRECT ANSWER: E Explanation The board of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, ONGC, has given in-principle' approval to acquire government's 51 (point) 11 percent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd. The government had approved the sale of its 51.11 percent stake in oil refiner HPCL to India's largest oil producer ONGC. The deal will be completed within a year. Registered Office & Corporate Headquarters of HPCL is in Mumbai.


  10. tal under the CCTNS A dig tal police por Project, which aims to create a national database of crimes and criminals has launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singho what is the meaning of "T" in CCTNS? (4 A Tracking B Trafficking c Travelling DTerminating Transporting


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  12. 7 Name the person who has sworn in as the , Deputy Chief Minister (CM) of Tamil Nadu recently? AC Vidyasagar Rao O Panneerselvam Edappadi K Palanisamy D V K Sasikala None of the given options is true


  13. NABARD has sanctiomed a loan assistance of nearly to the RaJasthan governmemt for the creation of rural infrastructure n the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) Rs 2,300 crore Ps 59350 crore Rs 135O crore Rs 44973o crore Rs 3921O crore


  14. CORRECT ANSWER: C Explanation The National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan assistance of Rs 1,349.55 crore to the Rajasthan government for the creation of rural infrastructure in the state under the Rural Infrastructure (RIDF)


  15. Name the player, who becomes the sec nd Indian woman footballer to win the Arjuna Award? 9 Margaret Devi BSang ta Basfore Panthoi Chanu D Oinam Bembem Devi Sasmita Malik