Current Affairs Quiz : March 10, 2017
Q.1) The Centre has issued draft rules to ensure integrity, security and confidentiality of electronic payments made through which instruments?
a) Private Payment Instruments
b) Public Payment Instruments
c) Prepaid Payment Instruments
d) Post paid Payment Instruments
e) Postal Payment Instruments
Q.2) Commonwealth summit 2017 focused on stimulating trade within the group kicked off in which place?
b) New York
Q.3) Which state has developed the country’s first genetically-modified varieties of cotton — the seeds of which could be reused by farmers with no commercial restrictions?
a) West Bengal
Q.4) Who has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan?
b) Padma Sachdev
c) Govind Mishra
d) Veerappa Moily
e) Mahabaleshwar Sail
Q.5) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the country’s largest life insurer, will step up sale of non-single premium policies to about how much per cent in 2017-18 to bring balance in its business growth profile?
Q.6) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that it will soon issue Rs 10 denomination notes with enhanced security features. Who is the current Economic Affairs Secretary?
a) Shaktikanta Das
b) Govind Mishra
c) Robert Bernard Reich
d) Hasmukh Adhia
e) Mahbub Ahmed
Q.7) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that it will soon issue Rs 10 denomination notes with enhanced security features for the circulation.
Which of the following features is not true?
a) Numerals on both the panels will be in descending size from left to right
b) The first two alpha-numeric characters (prefix) will remain constant in size
c) Mahatma Gandhi series-2005 will carry inset letter ‘L’ on both number panels
d) Both a and b
e) All are correct
Q.8) Which Company has become the first Indian power utility to deploy tele-protection services over its entire network following a deal with Nokia?
c) Tata Power
d) Reliance Power
e) Adani Power
Q.9) “India by the Nile mega cultural festival” in Egypt commemorates 70 years of India’s independence and 70 years of its diplomatic relationship with Egypt. The ambassador of India to Egypt is _______
a) Navtej Sarna
b) Gurjit Singh
c) Pankaj Saran
d) Sanjay Bhattacharya
e) Jaideep sarkar
Q.10) Park Geun hye president of which country was recently impeached?
d) South Korea
e) North Korea
Q.11) Which airline has planned to start a fully owned foreign entity in India?
a) Turkish Airlines
c) Qatar Airways
d) Singapore Airlines
e) Eithad Airways
Q.12) Who is the new ambassador of India to Andorra?
a) Sanjay Bhattacharya
b) Navtej Sarna
c) Anupama Rao
d) Bala Venkatesh Varma
e) Arun Kumar Singh
Q.13) India is hosting “Mobile World Congress” for the year 2017 in ____________
Q.14) “Shigmo” festival is celebrated in which state of India?
d) Madhya Pradesh
e) Arunachal Pradesh
Q.15) Which state accounts for about 45% of total bird species in India?
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Himachal Pradesh
Q.16) What is the name of the water jet fast attack craft commissioned into Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra?
a) INS Vikramadhithya
b) INS Vikrant
c) INS Virat
d) INS Kalvari
e) INS Tillanchang
Q.17) The new rail service between Ranchi in Jharkand and Tori in _________is launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
a) West Bengal
d) Madhya Pradesh
Q.18) World Kidney day is celebrated on ___ Thursday of march every year the theme of 2017 kidney day is “ Kidney disease and obesity”
Q.19) The “Mughal City of Old Delhi” is a book written by ___________
b) Swapna Liddle
c) P.V. Narsimha
d) Harper Lee
e) Ananth Neelakantan
Q.20) Scientists of CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) in Visakhapatnam has found three new canyons, forming a major canyon system in the depths of the Bay of Bengal, close to Kovvada. Kovvada is located in which district?
c) Ramulu Nellore