Current Affairs Quiz 4, July 2017

Q.1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel, both countries reaffirmed their support of the other in the fight against terrorism. Who is the Prime minister of Israel?

a) Shimon Peres

b) Ehud Barak

c) Ariel Sharon

d) Ehud Olmert

e) Benjamin Netanyahu

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Q.2) Which among the following state has launched G-Ride, a digital ride sharing platform designed and deployed for the IT industry by the Group of Technology Companies (GTech), the industry body of IT companies in the state?

a) Kerala

b) Telangana

c) Haryana

d) Punjab

e) None of these

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Q.3) Which among the following state is going to raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of the one-horned rhinos in the state?

a) Kerala

b) Telangana

c) West Bengal

d) Punjab

e) Assam

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Q.4) Which among the following has decided to merge with the Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX), creating the third-largest commodity exchange in the country?

a) National Multi-Commodity Exchange

b) Multi Commodity Exchange

c) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange

d) Either a or b

e) None of these

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Q.5) The Supreme Court has permitted a woman who is in 26th week of pregnancy, to abort her foetus that is suffering from severe cardiac ailments. Name the Justice who headed the bench?

a) Ranjan Gogoi

b) Madan Lokur

c) Kurian Joseph

d) Dipak Misra

e) None of these

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Q.6) World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in ___.

a) Democratic Republic of Congo

b) Yemen

c) Syria

d) Libya

e) None of these

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Q.7) Which among the following bank has commenced operations as a payments bank with effect from June 30, according to the Reserve Bank of India?

a) Aditya Birla Nuvo

b) National Securities Depository

c) Reliance Industries

d) Sun Pharmaceuticals

e) FINO PayTech

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Q.8) A monthly transaction on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) has crossed the ___ mark in June 2016, just 11 months from its launch.

a) 50 lakh

b) 75 lakh

c) 1 crore

d) 2 crore

e) 10 crore

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Q.9) Which of the following is appointed as the brand ambassador of Realty firm Signature Global?

a) Amitabh Bachchan

b) Shah Rukh khan

c) Priyanka Chopra

d) Deepika Padukone

e) Vidya Balan

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Q.10) Who has been stepped down from president of CISCO India and SAARC?

a) Rakesh Sharma

b) Dinesh Malkani

c) Ravinder Randev

d) Rajesh Laddha

e) None of these

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Q.11) Ravinder Randev has been passed away recently. He was related with __

a) Journalist

b) Politicians

c) Actor

d) Singer

e) None of these

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Q.12) Name the Veteran Marathi actor who has been passed away recently?

a) Subhash Raute

b) Mohan Agashe

c) Madhukar Toradmal

d) Makarand Anaspure

e) None of these

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Q.13) Who has won the Aegon Championship in the final held at Britain?

a) Roger Federer

b) Rafael Nadal

c) Novak Djokovic

d) Gael Monfils

e) None of these

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Q.14) Which among the following country celebrated their independence day every year on July 04?

a) USA

b) Italy

c) South Korea

d) South Africa

e) Australia

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Q.15) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), a Miniratna Schedule ‘A’ DPSU under the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the ___ Fiscal Year.

a) 2017-18

b) 2017-19

c) 2018-19

d) 2018-20

e) None of these

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Q.16) Shri Sanjay Gupta, CEO & Whole Time Director, Jagran Prakashan Limited has been appointed as Chairman of the Society and Board of Governors of which of the following IIM for period of 5 years?

a) IIM Calcutta

b) IIM Ahmedabad

c) IIM Lucknow

d) IIM Amritsar

e) IIM Sambalpur

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Q.17) Which of the following Association has signed with Microsoft India to offer Microsoft Aspire School Program (MASP) Pro Plus to over 55,000 member schools?

a) NISA

b) VISA

c) BISA

d) EISA

e) None of these

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Q.18) Name the Indian-American student in the US who has won this year’s National Speech and Debate Tournament.

a) J L Kapur

b) J J Kapur

c) J K Kapur

d) J P Kapur

e) J N Kapur

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Q.19) Who has been appointed as CEO of Magma housing finance following the departure of its previous CEO Sachin Khandelwal?

a) Manish Jaiswal

b) Devesh Sachdev

c) Anil Gupta

d) Rakesh Dubey

e) None of these

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Q.20) Who has been applied for a universal banking license in India, becoming the first entity to seek it after Reserve Bank of India opened the door for on-tap license last August?

a) UAE Exchange and Financial Services Ltd

b) Land bank of the Philippines

c) China Banking Corporation

d) Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation

e) None of these

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Q.21) Which among the following company has appointed Rajesh Laddha as its new managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO), effective from July 1st?

a) Birla Global Finance Limited

b) DSP Merrill Lynch Limited

c) Muthu Finance Limited

d) Shriram Capital

e) None of these

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Q.22) Ritika Thaker beat Simran Singhi in an all-Indian women’s singles final before the duo combined together to win the doubles title in the Ivory Coast International badminton tournament held at ____.

a) Divo

b) Korhogo

c) Bouake

d) Abidjan

e) San-Pedro

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Q.23) Who was crowned Ulster senior football champions held at Ireland?

a) Donegal

b) Monaghan

c) Scotstown

d) Kilcoo

e) Ballinderry

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Q.24) Who has been re-elected president for the 2nd term in microfinance Institutions Networks (MFIN)?

a) A Jaganath

b) Devesh Sachdev

c) Anil Gupta

d) Rakesh Dubey

e) None of these

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Q.25) Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Nepal’s Deputy PM to strengthen bilateral ties. Who is the Nepal’s Deputy Prime minister?

a) Chitra Bahadur K.C

b) Bijay Kumar Gachhadar

c) Kamal Thapa

d) Bhim Bahadur Rawal

e) Krishna Bahadur Mahara

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Q.26) Who addressed 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue in New Delhi?

a) Rajnath Singh

b) Sushma Swaraj

c) Pranab Mukherjee

d) Narendra Modi

e) Arun Jaitely

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Q.27) Which state assessed the flood situation in the state and decided to declare the present disaster as ‘State Calamity’?

a) Manipur

b) Meghalaya

c) Mizoram

d) Nagaland

e) Tripura

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Q.28) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a _________ million loan agreement meant to improve connectivity, transport efficiency, and safety on the State highways of Rajasthan.

a) $200

b) $210

c) $220

d) $230

e) $240

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Q.29) TERI was ranked number ______ by the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG), an internationally-renowned body whose activities focus on the design of climate policy and related governance issues.

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

e) Five

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Q.30) Who has been appointed as the chairman of Tata Global Beverages, recently?

a) S Chandrasekaran

b) M Chandrasekaran

c) N Chandrasekaran

d) R Chandrasekaran

e) P Chandrasekaran

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Q.31) Who has been appointed as the judge to lead an international panel tasked with gathering evidence of war crimes in Syria’s six-year war?

a) Marich-Uhel

b) Marcki-Uhel

c) Marci-Uhel

d) Marki-Uhel

e) Marchi-Uhel

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Q.32) Y.Pranjala won her first pro title, beating Giada Clerici in the final of the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament, belongs to which state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Telangana

c) Maharashtra

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Gujarat

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Q.33) Who captures first career win and major title at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship?

a) Cristie Kerr

b) Karrie Webb

c) Danielle Kang

d) Shanshan Feng

e) Juli Inkster

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Q.34) The Delhi High Court directed the budget spice jet airline to pay Rs _________crore as a cash deposit on or before August 31.

a) 200

b) 250

c) 300

d) 350

e) 400

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Q.35) The Reserve Bank of India has revised rules for foreign portfolio investments in government securities, giving preference to _______term investors.

a) Short

b) Medium

c) Long

d) Both a and b

e) Both b and c

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Q.36) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given the beleaguered District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) a green signal to exchange their deposits in old currency notes. It is belongs to which state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Telangana

c) Maharashtra

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Gujarat

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Q.37) Which city in India topped the list being declared as the Most dynamic city by World Economic Forum (WEF)?

a) Bengaluru

b) Kolkata

c) Mumbai

d) Hyderabad

e) Jaipur

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Q.38) Which of the following Microfin has launched an app, an end-to-end cashless solution called “Saathi”?

a) Spandana

b) Asmitha

c) Bhartiya Samruddhi

d) Bandhan

e) Svatantra

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Q.39) Swayam Shikshan Prayog, a city-based NGO, has been awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize for devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impacts of drought, belongs to which state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Telangana

c) Maharashtra

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Gujarat

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Q.40) President has given assent for Kambala Bill, Kambala — the traditional slush-track buffalo race belongs to which state?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Telangana

c) Karnataka

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Gujarat

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