Current Affairs Quiz – 11, July 2017

Q.1) In which state Village cooperative society launched the first-ever solar power plant to serve its own needs and supply surplus electricity to the power grid itself?

a) Punjab

b) Haryana

c) Rajasthan

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Uttar Pradesh 

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Q.2) Okinoshima Island gains UNESCO World Heritage status. Okinoshima Island is located in which country?

a) China

b) Germany

c) Singapore

d) Japan

e) Malaysia

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Q.3) The eighth meeting of the SAARC Ministers of Law and Order preceded by meeting of the SAARC Secretaries of Law and Order and Immigration Authorities is beginning in___________

a) Colombo

b) Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

c) Singapore

d) Kuala Lumpur

e) Kathmandu

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Q.4) According to the finance ministry, Gifts from employers to employees worth up to ________ will not attract GST.

a) 10000

b) 25000

c) 30000

d) 50000

e) 100000 

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Q.5) India’s _________ will bid in an upcoming auction to explore and develop gas fields off the coast of Lebanon





e) BPPL 

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Q.6) How many crore has been saved by government with Direct Benefit Transfer, DBT, scheme under which subsidies are given directly to beneficiaries?

a) 50000

b) 55000

c) 60000

d) 57000

e) 65000 

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Q.7) ___________ made a stellar market debut, ending their first trading day 51% higher than the price at which the stock was sold to investors in an initial public offering (IPO).

a) Disha Microfin Private Ltd

b) Equitas Holdings P Limited

c) Capital Local Area Bank

d) AU small finance

e) ESAF Microfinance and Investments Private Ltd 

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Q.8) Union Minister for Power Piyush Goel has said the Central Public Sector Unit Energy Efficiency Services Limited will invest _________crore rupees in Tamil Nadu over the next three years.

a) 10,000

b) 11,000

c) 12,000

d) 13,000

e) 14,000 

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Q.9) Who has launched a new tax payer service module called “Aaykar Setu”?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Arun Jaitley

c) Venkaiah Naidu

d) Rajnath Singh

e) Ram Vilas Paswan 

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Q.10) The Board of Approval for SEZ has approved the proposal of Reliance Aerostructure Ltd. for the development of the Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park at Mihan SEZ in _____________

a) Nagpur

b) Pune

c) Aurangabad

d) Nashik

e) Alibag 

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Q.11) Which country has topped the medal tally for first time in the history of Asian Athletics Championships?

a) Japan

b) China

c) India

d) Singapore

e) Germany 

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Q.12) The Indian girls’ under-18 team finished __________in the rugby sevens (7-a-side) event at the Paris World Games 2017.

a) First

b) Second

c) Third

d) Fourth

e) Fifth 

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Q.13) Who has completed a hat-trick of titles and fourth in all to become the most successful player in the history of the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2017?

a) Krishnan Sasikiran

b) Humpy Koneru

c) Viswanathan Anand

d) Abhijeet Gupta

e) Harika Dronavalli 

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Q.14) Mangesh Tendulkar passed away recently is a _________.

a) Historian

b) Mathematician

c) Cartoonist

d) Magician

e) Artist 

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Q.15) World Population Day is celebrated on_________.

a) June 11th

b) July 11th

c) August 11th

d) September 11th

e) October 11th       

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Q.16) India, the world’s third-largest oil importer, will import crude oil from the ____________for the first time after Indian Oil Corp.

a) UK

b) USA

c) Germany

d) Japan

e) China 

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Q.17) Which Indian Climate and energy efficiency solutions company has been conferred with the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for Environment Management?

a) Danfoss

b) G Energy System

c) E2 Energia Efficient A

d) Erico

e) Automatic Electric 

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Q.18) GMR Goa International Airport Limited (GGIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Airports Limited, announced that Axis Bank would provide Rs __________crore as debt for the construction of the upcoming Greenfield airport at Mopa in North Goa.

a) 1220

b) 1300

c) 1330

d) 1400

e) 1440 

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Q.19) Veteran actor Sumita Sanyal, who had worked in ____________cinema, passed away at the age of 71.

a) Hindi

b) Bengali

c) Urdu

d) Both a and b

e) Both b and c 

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Q.20) Name the Veteran water expert and former Cauvery Technical Cell Chairman recently passed away.

a) N. Mohanakrishnan

b) B. Mohanakrishnan

c) A. Mohanakrishnan

d) V. Mohanakrishnan

e) M. Mohanakrishnan 

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Q.21) Who bags the Sportsperson of the year award during the ‘Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards?

a) Virat Kohli

b) P V Sindhu

c) Saina Nehwal

d) Pankaj Advani

e) Saina Mirza 

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Q.22) Which government has launched a new project titled the ‘Grand Trunk Road’ to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s partition in August 1947?

a) Canada

b) Italy

c) British

d) American

e) Germany 

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Q.23) The government has merged the urban development & housing and urban poverty alleviation ministries. Now this will be known as_________.

a) MoAUH

b) MoHAU

c) MoHUA


e) MoUHA 

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Q.24) Which country is going to become largest milk producer in 2026, says UN and OECD report?

a) Japan

b) China

c) India

d) Singapore

e) Germany

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Q.25) Which Ministry signed an MoU to set up transfusion medicine centre services in West Bengal and the surrounding areas?

a) Agriculture

b) Defence

c) Health

d) Finance

e) Railway 

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