Current Affairs Quiz – 12, July 2017
Current Affairs Quiz – 12, July 2017
Q.1) In the presence of Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, an MoU was signed between ESIC and Directorate General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) for collaboration in the field of occupational health & prevention of occupational injuries and diseases. Expand ESIC.
a) Employee’s State Innovation Corporation
b) Employee’s State Insurance Corporation
c) Employee’s State Investigation Committee
d) Employee’s State Investment Co-operation
e) Employee’s State Integration Committee
Q.2) Name the programme that was launched by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao in the massive plantation of saplings in Karimnagar town along with 10,000 students.
a) Telangana State Industrial Policy
b) Telangana Arogya Lakshmi Haram
c) Telanganaku Haritha Haram
d) Telangana Anagaram Mubarak
e) Telangana Grama Haram
Q.3) What is Falun Gong, the ancient system that is banned in China, which will be celebrated on July 15th?
a) Spiritual Practice
b) Festival Practice
c) Tribal Practice
d) Illiterate Practice
e) Medical Practice
Q.4) Name the programme in Maharashtra that has become first state in the country to roll out a reversible method of contraception through intramuscular injections for women?
Q.5) Who has recently announced to set up of Kalinga International Sports City in the state?
a) Devendra Fadnavis
b) Yogi Adityanath
c) Naveen Patnaik
d) Amarinder Singh
e) N. Chandrababu Naidu
Q.6) Name the Union Minister who addressed the 36th NABARD Foundation Day and Silver Jubilee of SHG Bank Linkage Programme in New Delhi.
a) Venkaiah Naidu
b) Arun Jaitley
c) Rajnath Singh
d) Sushma Swaraj
e) Radha Mohan Singh
Q.7) Which of the following river in which a group of U.S. researchers is working on a system to map undulating pollution trends?
Q.8) Name the chairperson of National Green Tribunal who imposed a complete ban on ‘manja’, the string used to fly kites, made of nylon or any synthetic material.
b) Sarveshwar Kumar
c) Swatanter Kumar
d) Madankumar Singh
e) Kamalesh Chandrakumar
Q.9) Name the person who recently presented the State Agricultural Awards to farmers and officials for using innovative practices in agriculture?
a) C. Vidyasagar Rao
b) Ram Naresh Yadav
c) Chandrasekar Rao
d) Yogi Adityanath
e) E.S.L. Narasimhan
Q.10) Which of the state has recently decided to merge regional Co-Operative Banks into State Co-Operative Bank?
d) Madhya Pradesh
Q.11) Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath’s government presented its first Budget of Rs. 3,84,654 crore of which 36,000 crore loan waiver was allotted to which sector?
Q.12) Which bank has announced that it will help traders to boost relations between India and Latin America and the Caribbean in collaboration with Inter- American Investment Corporation?
a) ICICI Bank
b) Axis Bank
c) Punjab National Bank
d) State Bank of India
e) Federal Bank
Q.13) Name the state/Union Territory (UT) which did not adopt the Centre’s initiative called the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) that aims to ensure that public procurement of goods and services in India?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Andhra Pradesh
e) Arunachal Pradesh
Q.14) Name the Chairman of SEBI who amended the guidelines for eligible foreign investors looking to operate at the International Financial Services Centre, IFSC?
a) Ajay Tyagi
b) Swatentar Kumar
c) Aravind Panagriya
d) Shashik Bannerjee
e) Ram Prakash Yadav
Q.15) Rajeev Dubey has been elected to the governing board of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva. He was Group president of HR & Corporate Services at ___________.
b) Daimler India
c) Hero Motor Corp
d) Mahindra & Mahindra
e) Larsen & Toubro
Q.16) Who has been appointed as Director-General of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, the premier agency that tackles smuggling and black money?
a) Rashman Pratap Chowdry
b) Chandranath Suraj
c) Ravishukla Singh
d) Shivsagar Prasad
e) Debi Prasad Dash
Q.17) Which social network has named former Goldman Sachs investment banker Ned Segal as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO)?
c) Yahoo Messenger
Q.18) Name the wolf spider crab species has been named after talking arachnid from J K Rowling’s popular fantasy Harry Potter series.
Q.19) Who has been appointed as the Indian Cricket Team’s Bowling coach along with Ravi Shastri by BCCI?
a) Yusuf Pathan
b) Irfan Pathan
c) Sourav Ganguly
d) V.V.S. Laxman
e) Zaheer Khan
Q.20) Which of the following day was celebrated on 12th July by United Nations worldwide?
a) Radiology Day
b) Malala Day
c) Consumer Rights Day
d) Mother Teresa Day
e) Nelson Mandela Day
Q.21) Renowned forensic expert, Pakkiriswamy Chandra Sekharan, who died recently, helped investigators crack the _________ assassination case?
a) Indira Gandhi
b) Rajiv Gandhi
c) Benazir Bhutto
d) Madan Tamang
e) Rafik Hariri
Q.22) The book titled “The making of a legend” will be released by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on July 12. It is written by_____.
a) Amitab Ghosh
b) Chetan Bhagat
c) Bindeshwar Pathak
d) Arundhati Roy
e) Twinkle Khanna
Q.23) NATO countries have begun their major military drills “The SABER Guardian 17 exercise”, aimed at increasing joint operational capability of the NATO allies and partner countries. It is held in ______.
Q.24) Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma launched a flagship programme (LIFE) to promote livelihood through women Self Help Groups (SHGs) and their Federations at Songsak in East Garo Hills. Full form of LIFE is _____.
a) Livelihood Innovation and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship
b) Livelihood Intervention and Facility of Entrepreneurship
c) Livelihood Intervention and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship
d) Livelihood Information and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship
e) Livelihood Initiative and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship
Q.25) “Badhti ka naam Zindagi” is the tagline of which of the following bank?
a) ICICI bank
b) Bandhan bank
c) Axis bank
d) Yes bank
e) None of these
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