Current Affairs Quiz : September 1, 2017

Q.1) Which of the following department jointly organised the tax administrators conference during the annual conference – Rajaswa Gyan Sangam, 2017 in New Delhi?

A) Central Board of Direct Taxes

B) Central Board of Indirect Taxes

C) Central Board of Excise and Customs

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) Both A and C

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Q.2) Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries launched Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots (Small Onions) in Chettikulam village in Perambalur District of _____ through video conferencing?

a) Andhra Pradesh

b) Karnataka

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Maharashtra

e) Telangana

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Q.3) In which stadium will host eight matches of FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

a) Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium

b) Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium

c) Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium

d) Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium

e) Trivandrum International Stadium

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Q.4) Which of the following Govt. organisation has in-principle decided to disinvest its 100 per cent equity in Central Electronics Ltd through strategic sale with transfer of management control?

a) RBI

b) GOI

c) SEBI

d) FICCI

e) IRDAI

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Q.5) Which of the following country along with India have emphasized their willingness to further enhance cooperation in the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion?

a) Switzerland

b) Canada

c) Sweden

d) Saudi Arabia

e) Israel

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Q.6) Name the president of Switzerland, is currently on a State Visit to India from 30 August-02 September 2017.

a) Hannes Germann

b) Claude Heche

c) Raphael Comte

d) Jonas Furrer

e) Doris Leuthard

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Q.7) Which of the following country signed its first animal welfare bill into law, guaranteeing that domestic and wild animals will be legally protected from abuse?

a) Switzerland

b) Lebanon

c) Canada

d) Libya

e) Israel

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Q.8) Who is the president of Lebanon?

a) Michel Suleiman

b) Emile Lahoud

c) Elias Hrawi

d) René Moawad

e) Michel Aoun

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Q.9) Name the Iraqi prime minister who declared victory over Islamic State militants in Tal Afar and the entire province of Nineveh, despite continued fighting in the small town of al-‘Ayadiya?

a) Fuad Masum

b) Hayder al-Abadi

c) Jalal Talabani

d) Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer

e) Saddam Hussein

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Q.10) The Central Statistics Office (CSO) released the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures for the first quarter (April-June) of financial year 2017-18. India’s Q1 GDP growth fell to _____.

a) 6.3

b) 5.3

c) 5.4

d) 5.6

e) 5.7

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Q.11) Which of the following e-commerce has announced a partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to implement the Karnataka government’s ‘Ksheera Bhagya’ Scheme in the city, wherein schoolchildren would be provided a glass of milk each five days a week?

a) Flipkart

b) Snapdeal

c) Amazon

d) Paytm

e) EBay

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Q.12) Which of the following Financial Services shot up 10 per cent after the lender said its wholly-owned subsidiary Small Finance Bank has been granted ‘scheduled bank’ status on August 25?

a) Suryoday

b) Janalakshmi

c) Ujjivan

d) ESAF

e) Equitas

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Q.13) Who was appointed the Chairperson of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), recently?

a) Anita Pattanayak

b) R K Chaturvedi

c) Anita Karwal

d) Shashi Kant Sharma

e) Ranjan Kumar Ghose

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Q.14) Ujjivan Financial Services shot up 10 per cent after the lender said its wholly-owned subsidiary Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has been granted ‘scheduled bank’ status. Its subsidiary has been included in which of the following act?

a) Second Schedule of the RBI Act, 1934

b) The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934

c) The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970

d) Indian Partnership Act, 1932

e) Banking Regulation Act, 1949

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Q.15) The headquarters of Unicity International is located in _____.

a) UK

b) USA

c) Germany

d) Italy

e) Japan

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Q.16)          Which of the following country is expected to surpass China in innovation competitiveness between 2025-2030, BRICS Innovative Competitive Report 2017 released by China Science and Technology Exchange Center?

a) Singapore

b) Malaysia

c) India

d) USA

e) Japan

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Q.17) At present Which of the following country is leading BRICS nation in innovation competitiveness as per the report?

a) Brazil

b) Russia

c) India

d) South Africa

e) China

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Q.18) Which of the following Govt. organisation barred Orion Capital as well as Orion Broking and their partners from the securities markets for 10 years for failing to redress several investor grievances pertaining to non- settlement of funds due to the clients?

a) RBI

b) SEBI

c) GOI

d) IRDAI

e) FICCI

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Q.19) Which of the following state was/were the fastest expanding State economies in 2015-16, according to a new series of gross State domestic product data with 2011-12 as the base year published by the Central Statistics Office?

A) Arunachal Pradesh

B) Gujarat

C) Jammu and Kashmir

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) Both A and C

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Q.20) Which of the following state is not in the top 3 states as per economy, according to a new series of gross State domestic product data with 2011-12 as the base year published by the Central Statistics Office?

a) Maharashtra

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Gujarat

d) Karnataka

e) None of the above

Q.21) Which of the following states is not in the top 3 states as per capita income, according to a new series of gross State domestic product data with 2011-12 as the base year published by the Central Statistics Office?

a) Maharashtra

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Gujarat

d) Karnataka

e) None of the above

Q.22) Name the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship resigned from his post recently.

a) Faggan Singh Kulaste

b) Manoj Sinha

c) Rao Inderjit Singh

d) Rajiv Pratap Rudy

e) Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Q.23) Who will be the next Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India?

a) Anita Pattanayak

b) Ashwini Attri

c) Rajiv Mehrishi

d) Shashi Kant Sharma

e) Ranjan Kumar Ghose

Q.24) Which of the following senior bureaucrats is not appointed as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General of India?

a) Anita Pattanayak

b) Ashwini Attri

c) Ranjan Kumar Ghose

d) Shashi Kant Sharma

e) None of the above

Q.25) Who will be the next election Commissioner of India. His appointment was approved by President Ram Nath Kovind, recently?

a) SK Sharma

b) Nasim Zaidi

c) Sunil Arora

d) Rajiv Mehrishi

e) Achal Kumar Joti

Q.26) Who has been appointed Secretary in the Department of Financial Services while Asha Ram Sihag is the new Secretary of the Department of Heavy Industry?

a) Vijay Kelkar

b) Bimal Jalan

c) Sunil Arora

d) Rajiv Mehrishi

e) Rajiv Kumar

Q.27) Who will be the Indian brand ambassador for Bridgestone India, a subsidiary of the world’s largest tyre and Rubber Company?

a) Saina Nehwal

b) P V Sindhu

c) Kidambi Srikanth

d) Pullela Gopichand

e) Parupalli Kashyab

Q.28) Who was awarded Dhyan Chand Award 2017 by the President Ram Nath Kovind at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of National Sports Day on August 29?

a) Varun Singh Bhati

b) Heera Nand Kataria

c) Devendra

d) Sardar Singh

e) Sumrai Tete

Q.29) Which of the following entity has awarded with the prestigious Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar Award at Rashtrapati Bhawan?

a) Tata Groups

b) Reliance Foundation

c) Vedanta Group

d) Ramakrishna Foundation

e) Indian oil Corporation Limited

Q.30) Name the winners of Dhyan Chand Award 2017 along with Sumrai Tete.

A) Syed Shahid Hakim

B) Pullela Gopichand

C) Bhupender Singh

a) Only A

b) Only B

c) Only C

d) Both A and B

e) Both A and C

 

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