Where was the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting held in?
[B] New Delhi
The Fourth Session of the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting was held in New Delhi, in August 2017.
The Indian delegation was led by Hon’ble Minister for State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman.
The Tanzanian delegation was led by the Hon’ble, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Mr. Charles John Mwijage.
 Who is the new vice-chairman of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog?
[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] R. K. Mathur
[C] Dinesh K. Sarraf
[D] Rajiv Jain
He is an economist.
He served as the Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry or FICCI.
He has also served as Director and Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and chief economist of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
He was a member of the National Security Advisory Board between 2006 and 2008.
 Which state has launched ‘She Means Business’ programme?
[D] Tamil Nadu
Odisha has launched ‘She Means Business’ programme of Facebook for women entrepreneurs in Odisha.
Under the scheme, 25,000 women entrepreneurs and self-help-groups (SHG) members will be given training on digital marketing skills within the next one year.
The SheMeansBusiness programme has been launched in 16 countries around the world, including India.
 In which city ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme has been launched?
‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme, an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs of Kendriya Vidyalaya students was launched in Kochi.
Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme will provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for children covering all age groups and children of different abilities.
Making students, teachers and parents aware about the importance of good health and fitness and encouraging 60 minutes of play each day is an objective of the programme.
 Which day is celebrated as National Sports Day in India?
[A] 16 August
[B] 19 August
[C] 26 August
[D] 29 August
The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August each year.
This day marks the birthday of Dhyan Chand, the hockey player who won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1934 and 1936.
Dhyan Chand was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956.
 Which state government has launched Ksheera Bhagya Scheme for school and anganwadis children’s in the state?
[B] Tamil Nadu
Under this scheme, the government provides free milk to the school and Anganwadi children’s for five days in a week.
Students from Class 1st to 10th studying in government, government-aided schools and Anganwadi children’s will get benefited under this scheme.
Amazon has announced a partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to implement the ‘Ksheera Bhagya’ Scheme.
 Which day of the year is observed as the National Handloom Day?
[A] 5th August
[B] 7th August
[C] 9th August
[D] 13th August
National Handloom Day was instituted in 2015.
This year it was third edition of National Handloom Day.
The 3rd National Handloom Day was celebrated in Guwahati.
 Which campaign has been launched the Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, to protect elephants?
[A] Gaj Suraksha
[B] Gaj Sarvekshan
[C] Gaj Diwas
[D] Gaj Yatra
The campaign was launched August 12, 2017.
The campaign is planned to cover 12 elephant range states.
August 12, is observed as the World Elephant Day.
First World Elephant Day was observed on August 12, 2012 to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants.
 Who is the winner of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2017?
[A] Virat Kohali
[B] Devendra Jhajharia
[C] Heera Nand Kataria
[D] Khushbir Kaur
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been given to Sardar Singh and Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia.
Devendra Jhajharia won gold in men’s javelin F46 event at the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.
Jhajharia won gold at the Rio Paralympics last year (2016).
Jhajharia is the first para-athlete to be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
 Which day is observed as the International Day Against Nuclear Tests?
[A] 22 August
[B] 24 August
[C] 26 August
[D] 29 August
The International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on August 29.
It was established on December 2, 2009.
 In which city Bangladesh will open a new diplomatic station to focus on medical tourism and educational centres?
[B] New Delhi
The main focus of the new diplomatic station in Chennai will be to address the needs of Bangladeshi citizens who visit India for medical and educational purposes.