Current Affairs Quiz – 29, July – 2017

Q.1) Who has given approval for revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) Scheme with a view to achieve its intended objectives?

a) Arun Jaitley

b) Narendra Modi

c) Rajnath Singh

d) Nirmala Sitharaman

e) Venkaiah Naidu

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Q.2) Name the Minister of State (HRD) in Rajya Sabha who informed that the Bill proposes to introduce two new Institutions namely Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati and IISER Berhampur in the Second Schedule of the NITSER Act, 2007.

a) Shripad Yesso Naik

b) Vijay Goel

c) Mahendra Nath Pandey

d) Rao Inderjit Singh

e) Bandaru Dattatreya

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Q.3) Name the Minister of State (HRD) who passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill 2017 this bill is required to grant degrees to the students IIITs set up inPPP mode?

a) Rao Inderjit Singh

b) Bandaru Dattatreya

c) Mahendra Nath Pandey

d) Piyush Goyal

e) Nirmala Sitharaman

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Q.4) Which of the following city ranked at the 40th spot among the top 50 global cities that foster high-potential women entrepreneurs, according to a report by tech giant Dell?

a) Mumbai

b) Kolkata

c) Delhi

d) Bengaluru

e) Chennai

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Q.5) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organization for all retail payment systems in the country, has received the final nod from the_________ to function as the Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit and operate the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS).

a) GOI

b) SEBI

c) IRDAI

d) RBI

e) MEA

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Q.6) Who is going to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned from his post?

a) Abbas Sharif

b) Hassan Sharif

c) Hussain Sharif

d) Maryam Nawaz Sharif

e) Shehbaz Sharif

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Q.7) Which country successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket Simorgh into space?

a) Iran

b) Iraq

c) Palestine

d) North Korea

e) South Korea

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Q.8) Who is the Indian shutter recently clinched US Open Grand Prix Gold title?

a) Srikanth Kidambi

b) Sai Praneeth

c) HS Prannoy

d) Sourabh Varma

e) Sameer Verma

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Q.9) Who is going to be White House Chief of staff recently appointed by US President Donald Trump?

a) Rahm Emanuel

b) Joshua Bolten

c) Andrew Card

d) John Podesta

e) John Kelly

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Q.10) International Tiger day is celebrated on July_______.

a) 26th

b) 27th

c) 28th

d) 29th

e) 30th

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Q.11) Which government has approved setting up of the maiden Law Commission in the state?

a) Punjab

b) Haryana

c) Gujarat

d) Himachal Pradesh

e) Jammu & Kashmir

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Q.12) How many spices have adopted Codex standards from Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), paving the way for an universal agreement on identifying quality spices in various countries?

a) 6

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

e) 5

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Q.13) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that Supervisory Colleges have been setup for the following __________ Scheduled Commercial Banks which have sizeable international presence.

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 5

e) 6

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Q.14) Who has won bronze medal in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships at Kathmandu?

a) Lovepreet Singh

b) Sukhinder Singh

c) Uttam Mongane

d) Susanta Sahu

e) Shiva Kumar

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Q.15) Which of the following organisation asked leading private sector life insurer ICICI Prudential Life Insurance (IPRU) to take over the business of beleaguered Sahara India Life Insurance (Sahara India Life), with effect from 31 July?

a) GOI

b) SEBI

c) IRDAI

d) RBI

e) MEA

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Q.16) How many new Institutes of Ayurveda except Jaipur Institute established by the Government which offers undergraduate and postgraduate and fellowship programme?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

e) 5

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Q.17) What is the Capital of Iran?

a) Ankara

b) Astana

c) Baghdad

d) Tehran

e) Abhishek

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Q.18) What is the currency of Iran?

a) Pound

b) Dollar

c) Rial

d) Dinar

e) Shekel

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Q.19) Which is the capital of Pakistan?

a) Ankara

b) Astana

c) Baghdad

d) Islamabad

e) Bishkek

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Q.20) Who is the governor of Jammu & Kashmir?

a) S C Jamir

b) N N Vohra

c) S D Patil

d) K N Tirpathi

e) O P Kohli

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