Current Affairs Quiz – 5, July-2017

Q.1) A 14-day joint military training exercise “Ex Maitree 2017” between India and Thailand started in ___

a) Arunachal Pradesh

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Rajasthan

d) Kerala

e) None of these

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Q.2) Which among the following state has opened facilitation centres to facilitate traders with the State Goods and Service Tax (GST) implementation?

a) Goa

b) Maharashtra

c) New Delhi

d) Uttar Pradesh

e) None of these

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Q.3) Country’s tallest 101.9-metre Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower is located in which among the following airport. It will start operations by December?

a) Delhi

b) Mumbai

c) Jaipur

d) Chennai

e) None of theses

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Q.4) President Pranab Mukherjee has approved a Legislative Bill to ban the hookah bar in ____.

a) Gujarat

b) Goa

c) Haryana

d) Punjab

e) West Bengal

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Q.5) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has exempted certain cash transactions from the purview of the Rs.2-lakh restriction introduced in this year’s Budget. Find the correct one exempted from 2 lakh cash restriction transaction?

i) Money received by a business correspondent on behalf of a bank or cooperative bank.

ii) Receipt by a white label ATM operator from retail outlet sources on behalf of a bank or cooperative bank.

iii) Receipt from an agent by an issuer of prepaid instruments.

iv) Receipt by a company or institution issuing credit cards against bills raised in respect of one or more credit cards.

a) only i

b) only i and iii

c) Only i, ii, iv

d) Only iii and iv

e) All the above

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Q.6) The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approved bankruptcy proceedings against Mumbai based EPC firm_______, making it the first among the 12 cases referred by the central bank under India’s new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC).

a) Jyoti Structures

b) GMR Structures

c) Karamtara Structures

d) Ketan Structures

e) EHV sub Structures

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Q.7) Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited ____________ Memorial and honoured the victims of the Holocaust in Israel.

a) Yad Vashem

b) SS Erinpura

c) Boatswain

d) INS Dhakar

e) Beta Israel

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Q.8) Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani and Helion Venture’s Sanjeev Aggarwal have launched an investment fund called Fundamentum with corpus of ___.

a) $50 million

b) $70 million

c) $80 million

d) $90 million

e) $100 million

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Q.9) Who has been appointed as 22nd Commander of the Army of Srilanka?

a) Shantha Kottegoda

b) Mahesh Senanayake

c) Sarath Fonsekath

d) Jagath Jayasuriya

e) None of these

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Q.10) Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force. He is the DGP of which among the following state?

a) Kerala

b) Arunachal Pradesh

c) Himachal Pradesh

d) Karnataka

e) Uttarakhand

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Q.11) Royal Australia Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Newcastle arrived on four day visit at _____.

a) Jaipur

b) Visakhapatnam

c) Panaji

d) Kochi

e) Hyderabad

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Q.12) Who has inaugurated restored heritage buildings in Schedule ‘A’ of the President’s Estate?

a) Arun Jaitley

b) Narendra Modi

c) Nitin Gadkari

d) Venkaiah Naidu

e) Pranab Mukherjee

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Q.13) The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam met the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan and discussed to achieve the target of $15 billion bilateral trade by 2020. Name the deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Vietnam?

a) Pham Binh Minh

b) Tran Dai Quang

c) Jiang Zemin

d) Hu Jintao

e) None of these

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Q.14) Public sector aviation company Air India is going to spread its wings in regional connectivity from ____________.

a) Dehradun

b) Lucknow

c) Varanasi

d) Noida

e) Kanpur

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Q.15) Which government would soon establish an environment –friendly transformation system by the means of electric buses?

a) Punjab

b) Haryana

c) Himachal Pradesh

d) Jammu & Kashmir

e) Rajasthan

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Q.16) Which state about to set up 16 special task forces (STFs) in collaboration with different government departments to check food adulteration in the state?

a) Telangana

b) Andhra Pradesh

c) Jharkhand

d) West Bengal

e) None of these

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Q.17) China-backed AIIB approves USD ______ million loan for the development of Gujarat rural roads.

a) 300

b) 319

c) 329

d) 349

e) 369

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Q.18) Which of the following state set to launch Amma health radio service and free rota virus vaccine plan for 11 lakh children in the state?

a) Kerala

b) Puducherry

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Andhra Pradesh

e) None of these

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Q.19) How much amount has released by RBI for the banking community in Telangana for lending to farmers in the ongoing kharif season?

a) 1500 crore

b) 2100 crore

c) 2600 crore

d) 3200 crore

e) 3500 crore

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Q.20) Which bank has signed a MoU in London with Santander to promote India-UK trade and business opportunities?

a) Yes Bank

b) IDBI Bank

c) HDFC Bank

d) State Bank of India

e) Axis Bank

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Q.21) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on submitted an expression of interest to host the Under-20 FIFA World Cup in ___.

a) 2018

b) 2019

c) 2020

d) 2021

e) None of these

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Q.22) Star striker CK Vineeth announced that he is leaving from which of the following team in Indian Super League?

a) Bangalore FC

b) Goa FC

c) Kolkatta Atletico

d) Guwahati AC

e) None of these

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Q.23) Malabar war games is to begin from July ___________.

a) 9th

b) 10th

c) 11th

d) 12th

e) 13th

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Q.24) Sun Pharma Wholly-Owned Subsidiary signs a pact with Bio Logics for $_____mn manufacturing agreement for Tildrakizumab to be used for treatment of psoriasis.

a) 36

b) 46

c) 56

d) 66

e) 76

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Q.25) Who was officially named the captain of Pakistan’s Test Circket?

a) Shahid Afridi

b) Salman Butt

c) Misbah-ul-Haq

d) Azhar Ali

e) Sarfraz Ahmed

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Q.26) The __________ Asian Athletics Championships is to be inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium.

a) 21st

b) 22nd

c) 23rd

d) 24th

e) 25th

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Q.27) Name the Metro that launched recently to become UP’s first rapid transit.

a) Dehradun

b) Lucknow

c) Varanasi

d) Noida

e) Kanpur

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Q.28) Name the Israeli flower to be named after Modi that marks his first visit of an Indian premier to the Jewish nation?

a) Chrysanthemum

b) Dune Wildflowers

c) Anemones

d) A lone lupine

e) An iris in Duda

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Q.29) Name the senate that votes for extension of state of emergency for 3 months?

a) Germany

b) Japan

c) France

d) Italy

e) China

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Q.30) Kalinga Stadium is located at __________.

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Odisha

c) West Bengal

d) Jharkhand

e) Gujarat

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