Current Affairs Quiz 3, July 2017

Q.1) Which among the following state has inaugurated the computerisation of PACS and launched RuPay Kisan Credit cards in the state?

a) Odisha

b) Punjab

c) Haryana

d) Uttar Pradesh

e) None of these

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Q.2) India has slipped to __________ place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks.

a) 61st

b) 65th

c) 70th

d) 75th

e) 88th

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Q.3) Which among the following country is celebrating their Independence Day on July 03, 2017?

a) Netherlands

b) Belarus

c) United States

d) Russia

e) Italy

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Q.4) Recently, GST council reduced the GST rate on fertilizers to 5% from what percentage?

a) 6%

b) 12%

c) 18%

d) 28%

e) None of these

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Q.5) Who released a book dedicated to the outgoing President. ‘President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman’?

a) Pranab Mukherjee

b) Hamid Ansari

c) Narendra Modi

d) Manmohan singh

e) Sonia Gandhi

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Q.6) Which among the following bank has issued notice that Maestro debit cards holders will face a card blockage if they fail to replace it with a more secure EMV chip based card by July 31st?

a) State Bank of India

b) Punjab National Bank

c) Union Bank of India

d) Karnataka Bank

e) None of these

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Q.7) Which among the following bank has launched the ‘Image Debit Card’ to enable its cardholders to personalise the card with the image of his/her choice?

a) Yes Bank

b) HDFC Bank

c) Union Bank of India

d) Karnataka Bank

e) None of these

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Q.8) How much amount of deal has signed by the French energy giant Total to develop an Iranian offshore gas field?

a) $ 4.8 billion

b) $ 5.2 billion

c) $ 5.8 billion

d) $ 6.3 billion

e) None of these

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Q.9) Which of the following person was honoured with the Indian of the Year award by Brands Academy?

a) Kiran Desai

b) Jhumpa Lahiri

c) Preeti Shenoy

d) Anita Desai

e) None of these

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Q.10) Who was became the first woman chief executive of Hong Kong?

a) Liu Yandong

b) Shen Yueyue

c) Liang Na

d) Carrie Lam

e) None of these

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Q.11) Which among the following space agency is developing the first-ever mission that will deflect a near-Earth asteroid and help test the systems that will allow mankind to protect the planet from potential cosmic body impacts in the future?

a) ISRO

b) NASA

c) SpaceX

d) Virgin Galactic

e) None of these

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Q.12) Which of the following country scientists discovered the sharpest laser in the world with the light it emits able to travel 2 billion miles before it goes out of sync?

a) USA

b) Japan

c) North Korea

d) Germany

e) China

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Q.13) Which among the following Sportsmen has became the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in ODI?

a) Yuvraj Singh

b) Virat Kohli

c) MS Dhoni

d) Rohit Sharma

e) Shikhar Dhawan

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Q.14) Who has created history by becoming the first Indian to win in the FIA F3 European Championship?

a) Narain Karthikeyan

b) Jehan Daruvala

c) Mick Schumacher

d) Pedro Piquet

e) None of these

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Q.15) Who has won the 28th edition of Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally in neighbouring Navi Mumbai?

a) Venkatesh Shetty

b) Rajesh Sharma

c) Samit Patel

d) Neeraj Kumar

e) None of these

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Q.16) Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished at what position in a 10-man elite field after producing a best effort of 84.67m at the prestigious Diamond League?

a) 2nd

b) 3rd

c) 4th

d) 5th

e) None of these

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Q.17) Name the Only Indian Umpire present in the ICC Elite Panel.

a) G.K.Nandan

b) Vineet Kulkarni

c) Sundaram Ravi

d) Anil Chaudhary

e) None of these

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Q.18) Melwyn Rego, former chairman of the Bank of India, has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which of the following bank?

a) Bank of Baroda

b) Union Bank of India

c) Indian Bank

d) Punjab National Bank

e) Syndicate Bank

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Q.19) Which among the following one and Sky Sports have agreed a five-year worth 1.1 billion pounds deal to broadcast England’s international and first-class matches played at home between 2020-2024?

a) Star Sports 1

b) Sony Six

c) Ten Cricket HD

d) BBC

e) None of these

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Q.20) The International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed every year on ___

a) June 1st

b) June 2nd

c) July 3rd

d) June 4th

e) None of these

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Q.21) India PM Narendra Modi formally inaugurated Rs.550 crore project TransStadia in ___.

a) Ahmedabad

b) Patna

c) Mumbai

d) Chennai

e) None of these

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Q.22) Which University announced exemption of fees for its transgender students of all programmes?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru University

b) Aligarh Muslim University

c) University of Hyderabad

d) Indira Gandhi National Open University

e) None of these

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Q.23) Which team won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup final held in Russia?

a) Germany

b) Chile

c) Brazil

d) Italy

e) None of these

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Q.24) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s suffered an historic defeat in an election in the Japanese capital. He belongs to which party?

a) Liberal Political Party

b) Liberal Military Party

c) Liberal Democratic Party

d) Liberal National Party

e) Liberal Alliance Party

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Q.25) In which country world’s oldest emergency helpline 999 completed 80 years of its existence?

a) USA

b) Germany

c) Japan

d) UK

e) China

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Q.26) Saudi Arabia and its allies have decided to extend by __________hours the deadline for Qatar to accept their list of demands to lift a de facto blockade.

a) 12

b) 24

c) 36

d) 48

e) 60

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Q.27) A new _______Syrian Lira bank note with the face of President Bashar Assad will go into circulation, the Syrian Central Bank announced.

a) 500

b) 1000

c) 2000

d) 5000

e) 10000

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Q.28) Which of the following team beat Pakistan by 95 runs to record its third successive victory in the ICC Women’s World Cup?

a) Australia

b) West Indies

c) India

d) South Africa

e) UAE

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Q.29) Which University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) recently won an international aerospace contest of 40 teams held in the United States?

a) Delhi

b) Rajasthan

c) Rohilkhand

d) Dehradun

e) Kota

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Q.30) Train passengers will soon have option of travelling in a new class of ____________with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.

a) ‘Economy Passenger coaches’

b) ‘Economy Sleeper coaches’

c) ‘Economy Chair car coaches’

d) ‘Economy AC coaches’

e) None of the above

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Q.31) Which state did a massive plantation campaign by planting 6 crore saplings to save the environment and conservation of the Narmada river?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Telangana

e) Gujarat

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Q.32) Which of the following state laid the foundation stone of the country’s biggest Global Skill Park?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Telangana

e) Gujarat

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Q.33) Which of the following state has launched the ‘Yuva Yuga’ scheme to skill the youth with new-age technologies?

a) Maharashtra

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Telangana

e) Karnataka

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Q.34) Which organisation has launched a special page for the Goods and Services Tax?

a) PNB

b) PUB

c) PCB

d) PIB

e) PSB

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Q.35) Name the currency of Chile.

a) Peso

b) Euro

c) Sol

d) US Dollar

e) None of these

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