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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 August 2022

Question 1

Which is the first country to approve the Omicron vaccine?

Question 2

William Ruto has been elected as the President of which country?

Question 3

Who has been appointed as CEO of NATGRID?

Question 4

The continental drift theory at present explains the phenomenon of continent formation. Who has given this theory?

Question 5

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh handed over indigenously-developed equipment to the Indian Army in New Delhi on August 16, 2022. These include a new generation anti-personnel mine ____________.

Question 6

In which year was the 8th India-Thailand Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi?

Question 7

Which among the following has launched Operation ‘Yatri Suraksha’?

Question 8

NHA announced performance-based funding to states and UTs for implementing Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission. Which of the following statements is correct about it?

1. NHA has decided to allocate funds to states/ UTs based on the number of doctors, nurses, etc. and health facilities.

2. The funds will be allocated on the basis of performance in recording data in the Health Facility Registry (HFR) and Healthcare Professionals Registry (HPR).

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Question 9

Which of the following statements is correct about the India’s first 3-D printed cornea?

1. It has been developed by IIT Kanpur in association with the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB).

2. It is completely natural and contains synthetic components.

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Question 10

Consider the following statements:

1. France president Emmanuel Macron signed the landmark climate change and health care bill.

2. The Bill has been introduced to lower the prices of prescription drugs and encourage the development of renewable energy.

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Question 11

The Delhi High Court has directed to set up a three-member committee to look over the administration of _______________.

Question 12

Which of the following statements is correct regarding the recent cabinet appointment in Bihar?

1. Tejaswi Prasad Yadav was given the portfolios of Health, Road Construction, Urban Development, and Rural Works.

2. Vijay Kumar Chaudhary received the home ministry.

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Question 13

Recently, the Beta version of the DigiYatra app has been launched at which airport for a quicker check-in process?

Question 14

Anshu Jain passed away at the age of 59. He was the Former co-CEO of which bank?

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