Current Affairs Quiz #27

Q1. The Union Cabinet has recently signed the Extradition Treaty between India and ___________ that would provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists and economic offenders.
(a) Oman
(b) Lithuania
(c) Iran
(d) Rwanda
(e) Croatia
Q2. The World Teachers’ Day is celebrated across the world on __________.
(a) 8 October
(b) 7 October
(c) 15 October
(d) 5 October
(e) 6 October
Q3. The Centre has recently set up a high-level committee for proper management of water resources in the North-Eastern region. The Committee will be headed by __________________.
(a) NHAI Chairman Deepak Kumar
(b) Chairman of National Water supply and Drainage Board K.Alahudeen Ansar
(c) NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
(d) Chairman of Central Water Commission Narendra Kumar
(e) None of the given options is true
Q4. The 8th conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians (ASSP) was held recently in ______________.
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Bangladesh
(c) India
(d) Pakistan
(e) Nepal
Q5. Name the businessperson who has topped the chart of India Rich List for 2017, according to the recently released Forbes List.
(a) Anil Ambani
(b) Lakshmi Mittal
(c) Azim Premji
(d) Mukesh Ambani
(e) Gautam Adani
 
Q6. The World Government Summit announced ___________ as a guest country in its upcoming gathering which is scheduled in February 2018.
(a) India
(b) Indonesia
(c) Myanmar
(d) Nepal
(e) Bangladesh
 
Q7. HDFC Life Insurance Company has recently launched a servicing bot named ____________ for Twitter that uses artificial intelligence for customer service.
(a) Tweetu
(b) SPOK
(c) Neo
(d) Promp
(e) COMPO
 
Q8. In which of the following city, the Reserve Bank of India opened a branch to make transactions across the state government more convenient?
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Dehradun
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Ahmedabad
 
Q9. Name the Digital payments firm that has recently announced its partnership with IRCTC Rail connect app which will allow customers book railway tickets using the former’s payment gateway.
(a) Oxigen
(b) Paytm
(c) Pay
(d) MobiKwik
(e) M-Paisa
Q10. What is the theme of 2017 World Teachers’ Day?
(a) Empowering Teachers, building sustainable societies
(b) Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status
(c) Empowering Teachers, Empowering the World
(d) Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers
(e) Invest in Future, Invest ion Teachers
Q11. Pakistan has recently appointed Vice-Admiral ___________ as new Chief of Naval Staff.
(a) Muhammad Zakaullah
(b) Hassan Ehasan Quraishi
(c) Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
(d) Mohammad Raza
(e) Mamnoon Hussain
 
Q12. The World Space Week is organized across the World from ____________.
(a) 2 to 6 October
(b) 4 to 10 October
(c) 5 to 11 October
(d) 5 to 11 September
(e) 8 to 14 November
 
Q13. Name the litterateur who has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
(a) F. Scott Fitzgerald
(b) Harper Lee
(c) Kazuo Ishiguro
(d) George Orwell
(e) Jane Austen
Q14. The World Space Week theme for 2017 is _______________.
(a) Remote Sensing’: Enabling Our Future
(b) Space Walking- Let’s take a step
(c) Exploring New Worlds In Space
(d) Discovery
(e) None of the given themes is correct
Q15. Who is the present Secretary-General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?
(a) Arjun Bahadur Thapa
(b) Virbhadra Sirisena
(c) Vikram Samarasinghe
(d) Hussain Omar Abdullah
(e) Amjad Hussain B. Sial

Current Affairs Quiz #26

1. Ganga Prasad has been appointed as the new governor of which of the following states?
1) Meghalaya
2) Mizoram
3) Tripura
4) Assam
5) Sikkim

2. The Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Commonwealth Games arrived in India recently. The Games will be held in
1) New Zealand
2) Canada
3) Australia
4) Malaysia
5) Maldives

3. India recently approved a Line of Credit to Bangladesh for funding infrastructure projects. The amount of the Line of Credit is
1) $2.5 bn
2) $3 bn
3) $3.5 bn
4) $4 bn
5) $4.5 bn

4. The govt has set up a high-level committee for proper management of water resources in the North-Eastern region. The Committee will be headed by

1) Arvind Mayaram
2) Rajiv Kumar
3) Shashi Kant Sharma
4) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
5) Rajiv Mehrishi

5. Which of the following states has started a midday meal scheme named Matrupurna for pregnant women and new mothers?
1) Kerala
2) Maharashtra
3) Bihar
4) Karnataka
5) Rajasthan

6. The 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to who among the following for developing method to visualise biomolecules?
1) Richard Henderson
2) Joachim Frank
3) Jacques Dubochet
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3)

7. The RBI, in its fourth bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2017-18, cut the growth forecast for the current fiscal to
1) 6.4 per cent
2) 6.7 per cent
3) 6.9 per cent
4) 7.3 per cent
5) 7.6 per cent

8. Who among the following has been appointed as the 25th chairman of the country’s largest lender State Bank of India?
1) PK Gupta
2) Dinesh Kumar Khara
3) B Sriram
4) Vinod Rai
5) Rajnish Kumar

9. The RBI has issued rules for NBFCs that want to operate as peer-to- peer (P2P) lending platforms. The maturity of the loans in this case must not exceed
1) 12 months
2) 24 months
3) 36 months
4) 48 months
5) 60 months

10. The Paytm Payments Bank incurred losses of Rs 30.7 cr between Aug 2016 and Mar 2017 of FY17. The first physical branch of PPB was opened in

1) NOIDA
2) Bengaluru
3) Gurugram
4) Hyderabad
5) Mumbai

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Current Affairs Quiz #25

Q1) Who has announced that five more States such as Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have reached the milestone of making all cities and towns Open Defecation Free?
1. Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri
2. Mr.Harsh Vardhan
3. Mr.Narendra Singh Tomar
4. Mr.Prakash Javadekar
5. Mr.Ramvilas Paswan

Q2) Rajghat, the Samadhi of Mahatam Gandhi in Delhi, has for the first time acquired a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the ________ Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

1.145
2.146
3.147
4.148
5.149

Q3) Where did Benghazi’s commercial port reopen for the first time in three years on October 1, 2017?

1. Syria
2. Algeria
3. Libya
4. Lebanon
5. Egypt

Q4) Which country has opened a 409-km new expressway linking Tibet’s provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, which is close to Arunachal Pradesh border?

1. China
2. Pakistan
3. Nepal
4. Bangladesh
5. Bhutan

Q5) Name the bank levied closure charges of Rs 500 with Goods and Service Tax (GST) to savings bank account customers .

1. Axis Bank
2. HDFC Bank
3. ICICI Bank
4. State Bank of India
5. Indian Bank

Q6) India’s first International Financial Services Centre GIFT- IFSC has ranked at _______ place in the latest September 2017 edition of Global Financial Centres Index 22 (GFCI) of London.

1.7th
2.8th
3.9th
4.10th
5.11th

Q7) Where did India received its first-ever shipment of US crude oil?

1. Ennore port
2. Tuticorin Port
3. Paradip Port
4. Port Blair Port
5. Jawaharlal Nehru Port

Q8) Which temple was awarded the best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ (Cleanest Iconic Place) in India?

1. Brihadeeswara temple , Tamilnadu
2. Amarnath Temple, Jammu and Kashmir
3. Khajuraho Temple,Tamilnadu,Kerala
4. The Konark Sun Temple , Odisha
5. Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Tamilnadu

Q9) In which field Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young awarded received 2017 Nobel Prize?

1. economics
2. literature
3. peace
4. physiology or medicine
5. physics

Q10) Who has conferred Swacchhata awards on those who contributed towards the Clean India objective in urban areas?

1. Minister of Health and Family Welfare
2. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
3. Minister of External Affairs.
4. Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation
5. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Q11) In Which Country Jagmeet Singh becomes first non-white politician to lead a major political party?

1. Cuba
2. Mexico
3. United States
4. Canada
5. Dominican Republic

Q12) Who has launched ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’ and PV Sindhu chosen as the brand ambassador on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti?

1. Mr.Pema Khandu
2. Shri Nitish Kumar
3. Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan
4. Shri Pinarayi Vijayan
5. Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu

Q13) Birendra Prasad Baishya has elected as chairman of two sub-committees to which of the following federation?

1. International Athletic Federation
2. International Ball Badminton Federation
3. International Boxing Federation
4. International Chess Federation
5. International Weightlifting Federation

Q14) Which country will be the guest of honour in 6th edition of World Government Summit in Dubai,UAE?

1. Japan
2. United States
3. Sri Lanka
4. China
5. India

Q15) How much percent of stake Qatar Airways acquires in Italy’s Meridiana?

1.51
2.40
3.49
4.39
5.41

Q16) Who won the sixth title in a row at in the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship, in Chennai?

1.Akash yadhav
2.Rajesh kumar
3. Jagan Kumar
4. Siddharth Raj
5. Bhavan Kalyan

Q17) In which of the following female assistant referees will work in the, for the first time in a men’s competition?

1. Premier League U-17
2. CAF Champions League U-17
3. The FA Cup U-17
4. FIFA World Cup U-17
5. EFL Championship U-17

Q18) International Day of Non-Violence was observed on 2nd October all over the world to mark the birth day of which Indian leader?

1. Subash Chandra Bose
2. Mahatma Gandhi
3. Mahakavi Bharathiyar
4. Lal Bahadur Shastri
5. Sardhar Vallabai Patel

Q19) On 2nd October 2017, World Habitat Day was observed all over the world. The theme for World Habitat Day 2017 is ___________.

1. ‘Stay comfort : Make your homes Clean’
2. ‘Beautiful Homes : Affordable policies’
3. ‘Housing Policies: Affordable Homes’
4. ‘Somewhere to live: Affordable Homes’
5.’Homes Policies : Choose Wisely’

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Current Affairs Quiz #24

Q1) India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with ___________. 
1. Nepal and Bhutan
2. Bangladesh and Myanmar
3. Bhutan and Bangladesh
4. China and Nepal
5. Pakistan and Bangladesh


Q2) Which ministry has notified the new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 ?Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation?
1. Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation
2. Minister of Rural Development
3. Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
4. Minister of Environment
5. Minister of Tribal Affairs

Q3) Where did the India’s first mobile congress held?
1. Mumbai
2. New Delhi
3. Hyderabad
4. Lucknow
5. Bangalore


Q4) Which entity has bagged $ 100-mn Government contract for an initiative to use social media analytics to identify tax non-compliance? 

1. Infosys Technologies Limited
2. Tech Mahindra
3. Tata Consultancy Service
4. L&T Infotech
5. HCL Technologies Limited


Q5) Who has inaugurated the 3rd annual ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ is held at Dilli Haat, in New Delhi? 

1. Ms.Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
2. Ms.Smriti Zubin Irani
3. Ms.Harsimrat Kaur Badal
4. Ms.Uma Bharati
5. Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman


Q6) SEBI allows FPIs to buy corporate debt up to Rs.9,500 crore in infrastructure sector.Who is the chairman of SEBI?
1. Vikram Limaye
2. Ashish Chauhan
3. Mr.Ajay Tyagi
4. T.S.Vijayan
5. G. Hemant
Q7) Who has been appointed as new Governor of Tamil Nadu? 

1. C. Vidyasagar Rao
2. Jagdish Mukhi
3. Keshari Nath Tripathi
4. Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
5. Banwarilal Purohit


Q8) Ireda becomes first Indian financial agency to raise funds overseas.These fund are also termed as ____________.
1. red masala bonds
2. green masala bonds
3. yellow masala bonds
4. Blue masala bonds
5. Black masala bonds

Q9) U.S. Federal Reserve fined HSBC _________ for “unsafe and unsound practices” in its foreign exchange trading business. 

1. $135 million
2. $145 million
3. $155 million
4. $165 million
5. $175 million



Q10) BJP’s national spokesperson Mr. Sambit Patra was appointed as the Non-Official Director on the board of which firm? 

1. Indian Oil Corporation
2. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
3. Hindustan Petroleum
4. NTPC limited
5. GAIL


Q11) Which one of the following is the world’s most affordable technology hub?
1. Hyderabad
2. Bilaspur
3. Mumbai
4. Bengaluru
5. Kochi


Q12) Who has won a prestigious International Business Person of the Year at the Asian Achievers Awards in London for innovative IT solutions? 

1. Birendra Sasmal
2. Sri Prakash Lohia
3. Ajay Kalsi
4. Anil Agarwal
5. Gopi Hinduja


Q13) Find the name of entity which has developed the software ‘ARPAN Version 3.0’ for the Defence Security Corps. 

1. Mphasis Limited
2. L&T Infotech
3. Tech Mahindra
4. Infosys
5. Tata Consultancy Services


Q14) Who won the Malaysian Grand Prix 2017 title in Selangor, Malaysia?

1.Mark Verstappen
2. Sebastian Vettel
3. Valtteri Bottas
4. Lewis Hamilton
5. Daniel Ricciardo


Q15) International day of Older Persons,World Vegetarian day and International coffee day have been observed on? 

1. 1st Oct.
2. 2nd sept.
3. 3rd May.
4. 4th June.
5. 5th Aug.

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Current Affairs Quiz #23

Q1. The International Translation Day is observed every year on

1) 03 Sep
2) 13 Sep
3) 23 Sep
4) 27 Sep
5) 30 Sep

Q2. The President has appointed Banwarilal Purohit as the new Governor of

1) Tamil Nadu
2) Maharashtra
3) Karnataka
4) Kerala
5) Odisha

Q3. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?

1) Ganga Prasad
2) Jagdish Mukhi
3) BD Mishra
4) Satya Pal Malik
5) C Vidyasagar Rao

Q4. A monthly “Jan Sampark” program was launched by CARA recently. The term CARA stands for

1) Central Agriculture Resource Authority
2) Central Adoption Resource Authority
3) Central Aquatic Resource Authority
4) Central Additional Resource Authority
5) None of these

Q5. The South Asian Boxing Championship will be held in Dec 2017 for the first time in India in which city?

1) Jaipur
2) Bhopal
3) Mumbai
4) Guwahati
5) Bengaluru

Q6. The Asian Development Bank will increase its annual lending to India to a maximum of what amount between 2018 and 2022?

1) $1 bn
2) $2 bn
3) $4 bn
4) $6 bn
5) $8 bn

Q7. India and Norway have signed Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation. The currency of Norway is

1) Peso
2) Krone
3) Dram
4) Rand
5) Euro

Q8. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing an MoU between India and which country on Technical Cooperation on Police Training and Development?

1) Nepal
2) Myanmar
3) Uzbekistan
4) Kazakhstan
5) Afghanistan

Q9. The Union Cabinet has approved signing and ratification of the Bilateral Investment Treaty between India and Belarus on investments. The capital city of Belarus is

1) Asmara
2) Minsk
3) Riga
4) Vilnius
5) Kiev

Q10. The World Tourism Day is observed every year on

1) 17 Sep
2) 20 Sep
3) 25 Sep
4) 27 Sep
5) 30 Sep

Q11. The popular micro-blogging site Twitter has announced a test project allowing tweets to be expanded to

1) 160 characters
2) 180 characters
3) 200 characters
4) 240 characters
5) 280 characters

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Q1. Where will be The third India International Science Festival held in October 2017 ?
(a) Mumbai
(b)Hyderabad
(c)Chennai
(d)Kerala
(e)Bangalore
Q2. According to the survey conducted by Brand Finance, which of the following lender is India’s most trusted and most popular bank?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Axis Bank
(e) Punjab National Bank
Q3. From which of the following country, India has recently received its first High Horsepower Locomotive with the body shell of 12000 HP loco?
(a) USA
(b) Russia
(c) France
(d) Japan
(e) China
Q4. Name the state for which Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a USD 300 million loan facility for carrying forward fiscal reforms across the State.
(a) West Bengal
(b) Odisha
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Assam
(e) Tripura
Q5. The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games were held recently at _________________.
(a) Beijing, China
(b) Tokyo, Japan
(c) Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
(d) New Delhi, India
(e) Chennai, India
 
Q6. Name the player who has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Forum.
(a) Abhinav Bindra
(b) MC Mary Kom
(c) Milkha Singh
(d) P V Sindhu
(e) Babita Phogat
Q7. Name the newly appointed chancellor of Germany.
(a) Gerhard Schroder
(b) Helmut Kohl
(c) Helmut Schmidt
(d) Willy Brandt
(e) Angela Merkel
Q8. The book titled “The Shershah of Kargil”, written by Deepak Surana has been unveiled recently. It is the biography of ___________________.
(a) Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey
(b) Captain Vijyant Thapar
(c) Major Padmapani Acharya
(d) Captain Vikram Batra
(e) Captain Anuj Nayyar
Q9. Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi recently took over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India. He has succeeded ____________.
(a) Sandeep Jajodia
(b) Viral Acharya
(c) Shashi Kant Sharma
(d) Vishal Manoharan
(e) Kapil Singh Shera
Q10. Name the actor who was awarded the GQ Actor of the Year Award, in Mumbai.
(a) Ranveer Singh
(b) Rajkummar Rao
(c) Ranbir Kapoor
(d) Arjun Kapoor
(e) Sushant Singh Rajpoot
Q11. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announcement, Masala bonds will be now treated as ECB from October 2017 thereby freeing up more investments by FPIs. What does ECB stand for?
(a) External Commercial Borrowings
(b) Exported Commercial Building
(c) Exported Commercial Borrowings
(d) External Communicable Backlogs
(e) External Commercial Backlogs
Q12. Name the player who has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest civilian award by the Sports Ministry.
(a) Saina Nehwal
(b) Virat Kohli
(c) Geeta Phogat
(d) MC Mary Kom
(e) P.V. Sindhu
Q13. Name the Eminent scientist of India who has recently become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research.
(a) Dr Jayant Narlikar
(b) Prof. Raghunath Mashelkar
(c) Dr Narinder Singh Kapany
(d) Prof. C.N.R Rao
(e) Dr G. Madhavan Nair
Q14. According to the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List, name the business person who has recently become Asia’s richest man.
(a) Ma Huateng
(b) Hui Ka Yan
(c) Jack Ma
(d) Lig ba Chan
(e) Aung li San

Q15.Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s wealthiest woman has passed away recently aged 94. She was from ____________.

(a) Russia
(b) The USA
(c) Canada
(d) France
(e) Sweden

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Current Affairs Quiz #21

Q1. Name the state that has recently declared the year of 2017 as the e-Pragati year, a flagship program will help the government to make real-time governance.
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Kerala
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Telangana
Q2. In which of the following continent, President Ram Nath Kovind will make his first foreign trip?
(a) Asia
(b) Africa
(c) Antarctica
(d) North America
(e) South America
Q3. For the first time, India holds joint trade and investment show with which of the following two countries in New Delhi?
(a) US and Turkey
(b) US and Iran
(c) US and Afghanistan
(d) Iran and Afghanistan
(e) Japan and Iran
Q4. What is the position of India in the world in the number of nuclear reactors being installed, according to the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2017?
(a) Third
(b) Fifth
(c) Fourth
(d) Tenth
(e) Ninth
Q5. The joint exercise has been recently started between Special Forces of Pakistan and Russia Armies. The Joint exercise has been named as _________________.
(a) Russak 2017
(b) PAKIA V
(c) Razia VI
(d) DRUZBA 2017
(e) Shaheen V
Q6. The 7th ASEM (Asia–Europe Meeting) Economic Ministers’ Meeting was held recently in ______________.
(a) China
(b) South Korea
(c) Indonesia
(d) Japan
(e) Oman
Q7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or ‘Saubhagya’, to supply 24/7 electricity supply to poor households. What is the total outlay for the scheme?
(a) Rs 18,000 crore
(b) Rs 23,300 crore
(c) Rs 16,320 crore
(d) Rs 25,560 crore
(e) Rs 12,230 crore
Q8. PM Narendra Modi has recently reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to guide him on economic issues. The Council will be headed by _______________.
(a) Arvind Pangaria
(b) Bimal Anand
(c) Narendra Modi
(d) Archit Sahu
(e) Bibek Debroy
Q9. Which of the following state Government has recently launched ‘Sampurna (Sishu Abond Matru Mrityuhara Purna Nirakaran Abhijan) Yojna’ scheme for pregnant women?
(a) Odisha
(b) Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) Rajasthan
Q10. State Bank of India lowered the Minimum Average Monthly Balance (MAB) requirement in a savings account to ____________ from Rs 5,000.
(a) Rs 3,500
(b) Rs 3,000
(c) Rs 4,000
(d) Rs 2,700
(e) Rs 3,300
Q11. For which of the following lender, Artificial intelligence banking platform Payjo has launched an AI-powered chat assistant to addresses customer enquiries?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Allahabad Bank
Q12. Name the Minister of Tribal Affairs who has recently inaugurated the National Workshop organized by TRIFED on “Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Minor Forest Produces (MFP) scheme.
(a) Ramvilas Paswan
(b) Paty Ripple Kyndiah
(c) Jual Oram
(d) Kantilal Bhuria
(e) Kishore Chandra Deo
Q13. Asian champion Govindan Lakshmanan has recently won in the men’s 5000-metre race in the 57th National Open Athletics Championships in ____________.
(a) Chennai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Bhubneshwar
(e) Jhansi
Q14. Name the state government that has recently launched ‘Vision-2025’ project aimed at evolving a draft policy for the development of the state in next seven years by seeking the opinion of the public.
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Assam
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Haryana
(e) Karnataka
Q15. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recently downgraded India’s growth projection to _____________ for the current fiscal.
(a) 6.8%
(b) 7.0%
(c) 7.3%
(d) 6.6%
(e) 6.0%

 

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Q1. The theme for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2017 is ______________.
(a) Protection under the Sun
(b) All under one roof
(c) Protecting life Under the Sun
(d) Caring for all life under the sun
(e) None of the given themes are correct

Q2. Where did the 61st IAEA General Conference held? 
1. Hamburg , Germany
2. Budapest , Hungary
3. Warsaw , Poland
4. Vienna, Austria
5. Moscow., Russia

Q3. Name the only Marshal of the Indian Air Force who passed away recently.
(a) Arjan Singh
(b) K. C. Kariappa
(c) Arup Raha
(d) Aspy Engineer
(e) SubrotoMukerjee

Q4. Prime Minister NarendraModi has recently launched the world’s second biggest dam on the river Narmada in Gujarat. This dam has been named as ________________.
(a) Mansarovar Dam
(b) Rihand Dam
(c) SardarSarovar Dam
(d) Kol Dam
(e) Kishau Dam

Q5. PV Sindhu has become the first Indian to win the Korea Open Superseries 2017 held in Seoul. She has defeated _______________.
(a) Corolina Marin
(b) RatchanokIntanon
(c) Tai Tzu-ying
(d) NozomiOkuhara
(e) Wang Shixian

Q6. With which of the following country, India has signed ‘Open Sky Agreement’ that will allow their airlines to operate unlimited number of flights between the two countries?
(a) South Korea
(b) Myanmar
(c) USA
(d) China
(e) Japan

Q7. Name the lender with which Amazon has tied up recently for the loans up to Rs. 25 lakh.
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Bank of Maharashtra
(d) Nainital Bank
(e) HDFC Bank

Q8. In which of the following city, External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj will represent India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session?
(a) Paris
(b) New Delhi
(c) Moscow
(d) New York
(e) Vienna

Q9. Name the country with which Russia has restored scheduled commercial airline services for the first time since 2004.
(a) Iran
(b) Iraq
(c) South Korea
(d) Syria
(e) Indonesia

Q10. An indigenous artillery gun, ATAGS has set a new world record in range by hitting targets at a distance of 48 km. What does ‘T’ stands for in ATAGS?
(a) Target
(b) Transmitted
(c) Towed
(d) Transportable
(e) Truncated

Q11. Name the NASA’s $3.9-billion spacecraft that has ended its 20-year-long ground-breaking journey with a fiery plunge into the Saturn’s crushing atmosphere.
(a) Cassini
(b) Apollo
(c) Euclid
(d) Heliophysics
(e) NEOWISE

Q12. Name the elusive animal species that has been upgraded recently to ‘vulnerable’ status from previous endangered status.
(a) African Penguin
(b) Amur tiger
(c) Whale Shark
(d) Snow Leopards
(e) Green Sea Turtle

Q13. Name the Google app that has become the latest UPI-based payments app in the country thatcan be used to pay for movie tickets, utility bills, and make other transactions online.
(a) Google Salahkar
(b) Google Tez
(c) Google Saral
(d) Google Pay
(e) Google Kharcha

Q14. Name the payment bank that has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the UPI on its digital platform.
(a) Paytm Payment Bank
(b) IPPB
(c) Airtel Payments Bank
(d) Aditya Birla Payment Bank
(e) Dhanlaxmi Payment Bank

Q15. Which state has received $300 million loan from Asian Development Bank (ADB) for fiscal reforms? 
1. Gujarat
2. Bihar
3. West Bengal
4. Jharkhand
5. Sikkim

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Current Affairs Quiz #19

Q1. Which of the following movie was recently awarded the Golden Lion at the 74th Venice Film Festival?
(a) La La Land
(b) The Revenant
(c) Moonlight
(d) The Shape of Water
(e) The Ultimate Journey

Q2. Environmental Ministry has recently inaugurated a two-day conference on “Sustainable landscapes and forest ecosystems: Theory to Practice”. It had launched the campaign named ____________ on the occasion. 
(a) Nature with Us
(b) Forests- Our Saviour
(c) Wood is Good
(d) Together with Nature
(e) Our World Our Future

Q3. Name the person that was elected as Chair of Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a four-year term.
(a) Ban Ki-moon
(b) Takehiko Nakao
(c) Thomas Bach
(d) Nathan Colter
(e) Adams Johansson

Q4. In which of the following state, Suzuki Motor has decided to invest more than Rs 1,150 crore along with Japanese partners Toshiba and Denso to set up India’s first lithium-ion battery facility?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Karnataka
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Odisha

Q5. Name the lender that has topped the list of the country’s top 50 brands according to a report released by marketing and advertising conglomerate WPP Plc and Kantar Millward Brown.
(a) Staten Bank of India
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Allahabad Bank

Q6. MPEDA has recently received the Rajbhasha Keerti Award at National level from President Ram Nath Kovind. What does ‘D’ stands for in MPEDA?
(a) Deployment
(b) Domestic
(c) Documentry
(d) Delayed
(e) Development

Q7. India’s first Centre for Animal Law has been recently established at the city-based NALSAR University of Law. This University is situated in ______________.
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Telangana
(c) Karnataka
(d) Haryana
(e) Maharashtra

Q8. The Government of India has signed a loan deal worth $76 million with JICA for a project to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards. What does ‘C’ stands for in JICA?
(a) Climate
(b) Circular
(c) Coverage
(d) Cooperation
(e) Collaboration

Q9. Name the nation-wide campaign that was launched recently by President Ram Nath Kovind ______________ from Uttar Pradesh.
(a) Swachhata Hi Sewa
(b) Safai Hi Sadhana
(c) Swachhata Se Siddhi
(d) Swachhata Se Shreshthata
(e) Swachhata Hi Manokamna

Q10. The book titled ‘Unstoppable: My Life So Far’ is authored by ________________.
(a) Serena Williams
(b) MArtina Hingis
(c) Maria Sharapova
(d) Corolina Marine
(e) P V Sindhu

Q11. Which of the following state has been formally awarded the rights to host the 36th National Games?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Goa
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Odisha
(e) Kerala

Q12. The International Day of Democracy is observed across the world on ____________.
(a) 18 September
(b) 19 September
(c) 12 September
(d) 15 September
(e) 11 September

Q13. The world’s oldest person Violet Mosse-Brown has died recently at the age of 117. She was from which country?
(a) South Africa
(b) USA
(c) Jamaica
(d) Indonesia
(e) Russia

Q14. The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed globally on __________.
(a) 16 September
(b) 19 September
(c) 12 September
(d) 15 September
(e) 11 September

Q15. The theme for International Day of Democracy for year 2017 is ________________.
(a) Democracy: The Power
(b) Democracy and Human Rights Prevention
(c) Democracy and World
(d) Democracy and Right Protection
(e) Democracy and Conflict Prevention

Read Daily Current Affairs 23rd , 24th September,2017

Try Current Affairs Quiz 18

Current Affairs Quiz #18

Q1) Japan PM Shinzo Abe came to India for attending Indo-Japan annual submit held at which place? 
1. Chattisgarh
2. Kochi
3.Ahmedabad
4.New Delhi
5.Vadodara

Q2) PM Modi dedicates SardarSarovar Dam to the Nation. SardarSarovar Dam built on which river? 

1.Narmada River
2.Kosi River
3.Yamuna River
4.Hooghly River
5.Musi River


Q3) How much loan amount provided by JICA signs a deal with Government to Upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards? 

1.$100 million
2.$50 million
3.$25 million
4.$76 million
5.$46 million


Q4) India’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Unit facility will be available in which state of India? 

1.Rajasthan
2.Gujarat
3.New Delhi
4.Tamil Nadu
5.Uttarakhand

Q5) Which two countries are involving in military exercise ‘YudhAbhyas 2017’ recently held in Joint Base Lewis McChord? 

1. India-Nepal
2.India-China
3.India-U.S.
4.India-Germany
5.India-France

Q6) Which Bank retains its No. 1 position in BrandZ India Top 50 for the fourth time? 

1.HDFC Bank
2.ICICI Bank
3.Yes Bank
4.SBI Bank
5.PNB Bank

Q7) National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute Signs MoU with Bonn to promote which substance? 

1.Coloured Rice
2.Coloured Wheat
3.Coloured Flour
4.Coloured grain
5.Coloured corn

Q8) Which company has launched ‘Office-in-a-Box’ connectivity solutions for Karnataka start-ups? 

1.BSNL
2.Idea
3.Airtel
4.Vodafone
5.Telenor

Q9) Who has been appointed as President of Advertising Club? 

1.Ankur Sharma
2.Vinay Aggarwal
3.Hitendra Singh
4.Anjum Patel
5.Vikram Sakhuja

Q10) Abanti Sankaranarayanan elected as chairperson of which organization? 

1.MMTC
2.NTPC
3.ASCI
4.ARC
5.BSNL


Q11) Which country’s PM Mr.Bjarni Benediktsson resigns after coalition collapses? 

1.Mauritius
2.Iceland
3. Italy
4. Scotland
5. Norway

Q12) Which personality gets 1 Year Extension as Atomic Energy Secretary?

1.Asha Kapoor
2.Rana Kapoor
3.Anurag Mittal
4.Sekhar Basu
5.Manju Yadav

Q13) Which actor has honoured with Global Diversity Award in London? 

1. Akshay Kumar
2. Shahid Kapoor
3. Sharuk khan
4. Salman Khan
5. Aamir Khan

Q14) Which newspaper wins the Best News Website award at WAN-IFRA awards? 

1.The Hindu
2.The Indian express
3.The Deccan Chronicle
4.The Tribune
5.The Hindustan Times


Q15) Which Indian badminton player beats Japan’s Okuhara to clinch Korea Open title? 

1.Sania Nehwal
2.P.V. Sindhu
3.Srikanth Kidambi
4.Carolina Marin
5.Jwala Gutta

Q16) In the World Economic Forum’s Global Human Capital Index, the list has been topped by _______________.
(a) Sweden
(b) Russia
(c) Norway
(d) Switzerland
(e) Netherlands

Q17) Name the Indian women’s boxing’s first foreign coach who has resigned after just one month of appointment.
(a) O. Oliveira
(b) Ann Wolfe
(c) Stephane Cottalorda
(d) Michael Phillip
(e) Antonio Debrus

Q18) Marshal of the IAF and 1965 war hero dies at 98? Name him? 

1. Marshal Devandra singh
2. Marshal Amith patel
3. Marshal Pyush Goel
4. Marshal Milkha Chambial
5. Marshal Arjan Singh


Q19) MP Mr.MahantChandnath dies of cancer at 61. He belongs to which party? 

1.BJP
2.INC
3.CPI
4.BSP
5.CPI-M

Q20) Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has entered into an agreement with microfinance industry association ____________ to develop digital ecosystem for India’s unbanked segment.
(a) Bankable U
(b) Swandes
(c) Micro-Fin
(d) Sa-Dhan
(e) Self-Fin


Current Affairs Quiz #17

Q1. Name the newly appointed chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the United India Insurance Co. Ltd.
(a) Vinay Shah
(b) Sandeep Kumar
(c) Mahesh Kumar Verma
(d) M. Nagaraja Sarma
(e) N. Venkatesan

Q2. Hindi Diwas is celebrated nationally in India on ________________.
(a) 25 September
(b) 16 September
(c) 14 September
(d) 15 September
(e) 20 September

Q3. In which of the following Indian city, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe has recently laid the foundation stone of the first High-Speed Rail Project?
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Gandhinagar
(c) New Delgi
(d) Vadodara
(e) Jamnagar

Q4. In the recent announcement of International Olympic Committee (IOC), which of the following city has been awarded the 2024 summer Olympics?
(a) Los Angeles
(b) Paris
(c) New York
(d) Beijing
(e) Doha

Q5. Who has been recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd?
(a) Vinay Kumar Shinde
(b) Vishwas Shah
(c) Arjun Malwey
(d) Mahendra Pratap Mall
(e) Amit Kakkar

Q6. In which city, India’s first State of art virology laboratory for Homoeopathy was inaugurated recently by Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State for AYUSH?
(a) Chennai
(b) Lucknow
(c) Kolkata
(d) Varanasi
(e) Kochi

Q7. Name the Indian player who has recently launched -Mission 24 for Mumbai’s M east ward which is known to have one of highest slum population’s in the city.
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Rahul Dravid
(c) VVS Laxman
(d) M S Dhoni
(e) Saurav Ganguly

Q8. The Secretary-General of UN Antonio Guterre has recently appointed ______________ as the first special envoy for the oceans.
(a) Syed Akbaruddin
(b) Nikki Haley
(c) Samantha Power
(d) Peter Thomson
(e) Zalmay Khalilzad

Q9. Who has appointed as first female President of Singapore without election? 
(a)Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(b)Dilma Rousseff
(c)Halimah Yacob
(d)Laura Chinchilla
(e) Mary Robinson

Q10. In the recent announcement of International Olympic Committee (IOC), which of the following city has been awarded the 2028 summer Olympics?
(a) Paris
(b) Moscow
(c) Canberra
(d) Los Angeles
(e) New York

Current Affairs Quiz #16

Q1. PM of Japan Mr Shinzo Abe is in India on a two-day visit to attend the India-Japan annual summit meeting. This is the ____________ edition of the summit.
(a) 8th
(b) 9th
(c) 14th
(d) 12th
(e) 15th
Q2. The President of Belarus Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko was recently on the visit to India. What is the Currency of Belarus?
(a) Belarusian ruble
(b) Belarusian dollar
(c) Belarusian dinar
(d) Belarusian rupiah
(e) Belarusian pound
 
Q3. Name the newly appointed, first female President of Singapore.
(a) Sim Ann
(b) Halimah Yacob
(c) Joan Pereira
(d) Rahayu Mahzam
(e) Tin Pei Ling
Q4. Finance Ministry has recently constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to monitor and resolve the IT challenges faced in the implementation of GST. This GoM is headed by _______________.
(a) Arun Jaitley
(b) Raam Naik
(c) Nitinbhai Patel
(d) Dinesh Sharma
(e) Sushil Kumar Modi
Q5. The Reserve Bank of India has recently announced to introduce denomination of _____________ rupees coin to mark the birth centenary of AIADMK founder Late Dr M G Ramachandran.
(a) 50
(b) 20
(c) 100
(d) 200
(e) 150
 
Q6. With which of the following Payment gateway provider, IRCTC has announced its collaborations to provide users a safe and secure option to pay for rail tickets booked?
(a) Paytm
(b) PayU
(c) MobiKwik
(d) e-waale
(e) Oxigen
Q7. Name the payment bank that has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch a RuPay-powered digital debit card.
(a) IPPB
(b) Airtel Payment Bank
(c) Aditya Birla Payment Bank
(d) Paytm Payments Bank
(e) None of the given options is true
 
Q8. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has recently organized the second State Startup Conference in ___________.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Mumbai
(e) Kolkata
Q9. Name the city that will host the fifth edition of the ‘Coastal Shipping and Inland Water Transportation Business Summit 2017’.
(a) Mumbai
(b) Goa
(c) Kochi
(d) Chennai
(e) Ahmedabad
 
Q10. Name the capital city that has been named as the world’s top financial centre in the World, as per the recent survey.
(a) Washington D.C.
(b) Moscow
(c) Canberra
(d) London
(e) Beijing
Q11. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has recently launched a nationwide Hackathon named ______________ to support and showcase potential ideas/talent from inner India.
(a) DataHack
(b) OpenGovDataHack
(c) GovIndHackers
(d) AddHackers
(e) MeityHack
Q12. Turkey has signed a deal with which of the following country to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase?
(a) France
(b) Portugal
(c) Russia
(d) USA
(e) China
 
Q13. Name the Telecom services provider with which SK Telecom of Korea have announced a strategic partnership to build advanced telecom network in India.
(a) Bharti Airtel
(b) Vodafone India
(c) Reliance Communications
(d) Idea
(e) BSNL
Q14. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the President of ______________.
(a) Russia
(b) Portugal
(c) Brazil
(d) Turkey
(e) Argentina
Q15. Who is the present Minister of Electronics and Information Technology?
(a) J P Nadda
(b) Dharmendra Pradhan
(c) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(d) Suresh Prabhu
(e) Vijay Goyal

Current Affairs Quiz #15

Q1. Belarus President Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko is on the two-day visit to India to discuss various issues of mutual interest of both countries. What is the Capital city of Belarus?
(a) Kiev
(b) Minsk
(c) Warsaw
(d) Vilnius
(e) Riga
Q2. India and Afghanistan have recently exchanged four pacts in areas of health, transport, space and new development partnership. Who is the President of Afghanistan?
(a) Mohammad Mortaza
(b) Mohammad Raza
(c) Ashraf Ghani
(d) Abdul Kabir
(e) Hamid Karzai
Q3. What is the amount of loan that Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced to provide to Nepal for the implementation and enhancement of its power transmission and distribution?
(a) USD 152 million
(b) USD 175 million
(c) USD 125 million
(d) USD 220 million
(e) USD 100 million
Q4. Name the renowned badminton Player who has been selected for the first life time award by Badminton Association of India (BAI).
(a) P V Sindhu
(b) Chetan Anand
(c) K Srikanth
(d) Prakash Padukone
(e) Pullela Gopichand
Q5. In a first, which of the following city is hosting the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships?
(a) Chennai
(b) Kochi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Mumbai
(e) New Delhi
Q6. Name the Indian tennis player who has defeated Colin van Beem of the Netherlands to win the 8th MCC – S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures Men’s tennis championship.
(a) Saketh Myneni
(b) Somdev Devvarman
(c) Sumit Nagpal
(d) Purav Raja
(e) Sanam Singh
Q7. Name the Force Motors Chairman who has been recently elected as the new president of the automobile industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
(a) Roopkumar Sindhi
(b) Maninder Bisla
(c) Jagat Sisodia
(d) Mansoor Alam
(e) Abhay Firodia
Q8. Name the digital company with which Infosys has recently completed its acquisition in a cash deal worth GBP 7.5 million.
(a) Brilliant Basics
(b) Finomial
(c) Umbala Digital
(d) Worq Inc.
(e) Pacemaker Ltd.
Q9. Name the Eminent jurist who was awarded the prestigious N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award 2017 for his distinguished services to legal education and the legal profession.
(a) K. K. Mathew
(b) B. N. Srikrishna
(c) Ved P. Nanda
(d) Tahir Mahmood
(e) B.S. Chimni
Q10. Name the lender that has surpassed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become the country’s second most valued firm in terms of market valuation.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) AXIS Bank
(d) SBI
(e) IndusInd Bank
Q11. With which of the following state Government, Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt. Ltd has signed a lease agreement to set up a state-of-the-art milk and milk products processing plant?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) Punjab
 
Q12. According to the official data, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) or retail inflation rose ___________ in August from a year earlier.
(a) 3.00 per cent
(b) 4.36 per cent
(c) 5.36 per cent
(d) 4.45 per cent
(e) 3.36 per cent
Q13. Name the telecom company that has recently launched ‘Office-In-a-Box’ for start-ups registered under the Karnataka government’s Start-Up Cell initiative.
(a) Reliance Communications
(b) Idea
(c) Vodafone India
(d) Airtel
(e) BSNL
Q14. Asian Development Bank (ADB) is headquartered in _______________.
(a) Geneva, Switzerland
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Manila, Philippines
(d) New York, USA
(e) Paris, France
Q15.India’s indigenously developed third generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) Nag has been successfully flight tested by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The missile can hit a target up to _______________.
(a) 4 km
(b) 13 km
(c) 5 km
(d) 7 km
(e) 10 km

 

 

Current Affairs Quiz #14

Q1) In which district of Gujarat our President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, laid the foundation for Link-4 pipeline canal of SAUNI Scheme? 
1. Surat
2. Gandhinagar
3. Rajkot
4. Ahmedabad
5. Tapi


Q2) Where did the First batch of 1000 E-rickshaws flagged off?

1. Vishakapatnam
2. Lucknow
3. Faridabad
4. Gurugram
5. Indore

Q3) How many new contraceptives have been launched by Health Ministry in New Delhi? 

1. 2
2. 3
3. 4
4. 5
5. 6

Q4) Where was the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh flaged off the first run off Metro in Uttar Pradesh? 

1. Meerut
2. Noida
3. Jhansi
4. Mathura
5. Lucknow


Q5) Where did the 9th BRICS summit was held from 3-5 September, 2017? 

1.Olinda
2.Cape town
3.Moscow
4.Xiamen
5.Samara

Q6)When was South Africa invited to join by BRIC and expanded to include 5 countries with changed acronym of BRICS? 

1.2009
2.2010
3.2011
4.2012
5.2013



Q7) Which country has enacted law for end practice of banishing women for menstruating? 

1. Sri Lanka
2. Pakistan
3. Bhutan
4. Bangladesh
5. Nepal

Q8) Which of the following counties will host the 2019 edition of the Commonwealth (Youth, Junior and Senior) Weightlifting Championships?
(a) Australia
(b) Japan
(c) China
(d) USA
(e) India


Q9) Find the name of bank that RBI list as D-SIB or ‘too big to fail’ on 4th Sept.2017. 

1.Axis Bank
2.SBI
3.Canara Bank
4.City Bank
5.HDFC Bank



Q10) Which one of the following sector is not signed by CBDT for more Advance Pricing Agreements? 

1. entertainment
2. banking
3. manufacturing
4. education
5. telecom

Q11)Name the Bollywood actress who has been appointed as the first Indian woman ambassador in ‘Friends of Australia’ (FOA) advocacy panel by Tourism Australia.
1. Priyanka Chopra
2. Parineeti Chopra
3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
4. Diya Mirza
5.  Neha Dhupia
Q12) By whom the CBDT gets govt- honour for resolving public grievances?

1.Radha Mohan Singh
2. Ravi Shankar Prasad
3. Manoj Sinha
4. Mahesh Sharma
5. Jitendra Singh

Q13) Amritpal Singh becomes first Indian to sign up for which country’s National Basketball League? 

1.United states
2.Australia
3.Russia
4.Canada
5.Germany


Q14) Who bagged gold at Commonwealth Youth women weightlifting C’ship in 2017 44kg weight? 

1.Konsam Ormila Devi
2. Anuradha Biswal
3. Divya Singh
4. Geetika Jakhar
5. Kunjarani Devi


Q15) Name the telecom company of India that has entered into an agreement with US-based networking solutions provider Coriant to chart the path to 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) in India.

1. MTNL
2. Reliance Communications
3. BSNL
4. Tata Teleservices
5. Bharti Airtel

Q16) Name the Insurance Company that has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India for an IPO (Initial Public Offering) of up to Rs 8,400 crore.

1. Sun Life Financial
2. MetLife
3. SBI Life Insurance
4. AXA Life Insurance
5. Prudential



Q17) When was September 5 declared as International Day of Charity United Nations General Assembly? 

1.2008
2.2009
3.2010
4.2011
5.2012

Q18) The Andhra Pradesh government has recently signed an MoU with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) to build India’s first Hyperloop system. HTT is a company based in ______________.
1. Russia
2. France
3. China
4. USA
5. Japan

Current Affairs Quiz #13

Q1. The government has recently issued an alert on the spread of new malware named __________, that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.
(a) Bits Ransomeware
(b) Locky Ransomware
(c) Lockhead Ransomeware
(d) Key Ransomeware
(e) Teach Us Ransomeware
Q2. Name the Hockey India coach who has been sacked from the national coach post after a string of unimpressive outings at the international level.
(a) Mike Yeo
(b) Jeff Jackson
(c) Mike Schafer
(d) Roelant Oltmans
(e) Wayne Gretzky
Q3. How many banks of the BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 2
(e) 7
 
Q4. Name the minister who has been appointed as the Union Railway Minister after being inducted into the Union Cabinet.
(a) Suresh Prabhu
(b) Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Ananth Kumar
(e) Piyush Goyal
Q5. After the Reshuffle in cabinet, who was given the Defence Ministry?
(a) Nirmala Sitharaman
(b) Manohar Parrikar
(c) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(d) Anant Geete
(e) Raj Nath Singh
Q6. Nepal has signed a _____________ UN assistance package for 2018-2022 to lay out the country’s development strategy for the next five years.
(a) USD 700 million
(b) USD 750 million
(c) USD 635 million
(d) USD 650 million
(e) USD 760 million
Q7. Name the Player who has become the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals (ODIs).
(a) Mushfiqur Rahim
(b) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(c) Sarfraz Ahmed
(d) Kamran akmal
(e) Kumar Sangakkara
Q8. The 9th BRICS Summit has started in Xiamen, China with the group of leaders of the five countries. What is the theme of the 9th BRICS Summit?
(a) Partnership for Secure Future
(b) Together Against Terrorism
(c) Stronger Partnership for a better future
(d) None of The Given Themes are True
(e) Sustainable Development for Better Future
Q9. In the recent Cabinet Reshuffle, four Ministers of State have been promoted to the Cabinet Minister. Who of the following is not among them?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Piyush Goyal
(c) Nirmala Sitharaman
(d) Manoj Sinha
(e) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Q10. Which of the following Broadcasting Company has edged out Sony Pictures to secure the Indian Premier League’s media rights with a bid of Rs 16,347.50 crore?
(a) Sahara India
(b) Star India
(c) ESPN Sports
(d) Sony Pictures
(e) DD Sports
Q11. Fincare Small Finance Bank has kick-started its banking operations with about 25 operational branches across four states. What was the previous name of Fincare SFB?
(a) Disha Microfin Limited
(b) AU Small Finance Bank
(c) Motilal Oswal Financial
(d) Edelweiss Financial
(e) Pragati Small Finance Bank
Q12. Name the Pulitzer-prize winning poet who has passed away at age of 90.
(a) Tyehimba Jess
(b) David Fahrenthold
(c) C. J. Chivers
(d) Peggy Noonan
(e) John Ashbery
Q13. Karnataka government has decided to merge the existing seven health schemes to launch a unified health scheme. What is the name of this Unified Scheme?
(a) Nirogya Bhavah
(b) Nirogya Scheme
(c) Arogya Bhagya
(d) Arogya Scheme
(e) Unified Health Scheme
 
Q14. Which among the following country from BRICS has decided to give $76.4 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan?
(a) India
(b) Brazil
(c) South Africa
(d) China
(e) Russia
Q15. Name the Bank that has bagged the ‘best bank’ award among small banks for the use of technology for financial inclusion at the 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17.
(a) Cooperation Bank
(b) Karnataka Bank
(c) DENA Bank
(d) Karur Vysya Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank