Current Affairs Quiz: August 01, 2017

 

Current Affairs Quiz 1 August 2017 

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  1. Name the lyricist of Swachh Survekshan-2018’s rousing anthem ‘Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai’ released by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.
    A) Javed Akhtar
    B) Prasoon Joshi
    C) Amitabh Bhattacharya

    D) Varun Grover
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    The song has been scripted by renowned lyricist Shri Prasoon Joshi and visualized free for the ministry by Producer Shri Mukesh Bhatt. Shri Shankar Mahadevan provided the music.
  2. Swachh Survekshan-2018 will rank how much cities and towns of the country?
    A) 4041
    B) 4037
    C) 4049 
    D) 4035 
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Launched in New Delhi, Swachh Survekshan-2018 is third in the series and will rank all the 4,041 cities and towns of the country.
  3. As announced by Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda, vaccines for which of the following will be provided free from next year?
    A) AIDS
    B) Hepatitis B
    C) Hepatitis C

    D) Dengue
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda has announced that government will provide Hepatitis C vaccine free from next year and it would help in tackling the liver related diseases. He said that government is planning to provide Rs 2500 to 3000 crore in the budget for this purpose.
  4. Which state/UT has topped the list in complaints for illegal sex selection clinics under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC & PNDT) (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 and Rules?
    A) Haryana
    B) Maharashtra 
    C) Delhi
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Maharashtra, followed by Delhi and Haryana are the biggest culprits, topping the list in complaints for illegal sex selection clinics under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PC & PNDT) (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 and Rules.
  5. Where is the Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 under the Jiyo Parsi scheme launched aimed at containing the declining trend of population of the Parsi community?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs has launched Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 in Mumbai, Maharashtra under the Jiyo Parsi scheme. The Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 aims at containing the declining trend of population of the Parsi community and reverses it to bring their population above the threshold level.
  6. Where is the 19th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meeting held?
    A) Delhi
    B) Agra
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The 19th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) meetings and other related meetings were held from 17 to 28 July 2017 in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  7. How many temples have been declared as protected monuments in the country by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)?
    A) 1082
    B) 1098
    C) 1045
    D) 1076
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    1076
    In Karnataka alone, there were 506 monuments and sites including 242 temples declared protected monuments.
  8. Which of the following has launched a new brand called Billion—across categories such as home appliances and fashion?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Amazon
    D) Myntra
    View Answer
    Option A
  9. Where is the 2017 BRICS trade Ministers being held?
    A) Yunnan, China
    B) Beijing, China
    C) Guangdong, China
    D) Shanghai, China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Shanghai, China
  10. Where is the World’s longest suspension footbridge opened?
    A) Brazil
    B) Germany
    C) Switzerland
    D) Sweden
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Located in south Switzerland, the steel bridge is 494 metres long and overtakes the “Titan-RT” bridge in Germany as the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge.
  11. What is the extended deadline for linking of Aadhaar with PAN (Permanent Account Number) as announced by The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?
    A) September 10, 2017
    B) August 15, 2017
    C) September 30, 2017
    D) August 31, 2017
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    August 31, 2017
    Income Tax returns filing deadline is also extended to August 5 from July 31.
  12. India’s fiscal deficit up to June 2017 touched how much percent of the Budget estimates for 2017-18?
    A) 82.6%
    B) 80.8%
    C) 79.2%
    D) 81.6%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    According to figures released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), India’s fiscal deficit up to June 2017 touched Rs 4.42 lakh crore or 80.8 per cent of the Budget estimates for 2017-18.
  13. For non-compliance on Know Your Customer (KYC) norms, RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 10 million on which bank?
    A) Bank of India
    B) United Bank of India
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 10 million on Union Bank of India for non-compliance with the directions issued by the apex bank on Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.
  14. Who has won the Swedish Open 2017 (Women’s Singles) held at Båstad, Sweden?
    A) Katerina Siniakova
    B) Caroline Wozniacki
    C) Barbora Krejčíková
    D) Quirine Lemoine
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Katerina Siniakova defeated Caroline Wozniacki to win her second WTA title at the Swedish Open.
  15. Who won the best actor award at the 6th Big Zee Entertainment Awards 2017 (ZEA 2017)?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Tiger Shroff
    C) Irfan Khan
    D) Shahid Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
    Complete list of winners
  16. According to Japanese financial services major Nomura, India’s GDP growth is likely to be higher at ______ in the June quarter.
    A) 6.5%
    B) 6.8%
    C) 6.6%
    D) 6.7%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    According to Japanese financial services major Nomura, India’s GDP growth is likely to be higher at 6.6% in the June quarter from the previous three months this year even as the pick-up in growth numbers in India has lost some momentum on account of GST

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. What is the consistency of Union Health Minister J.P.Nadda?
    A) Haryana (Rajya Sabha) 
    B) ‎Bihar (Rajya Sabha) 
    C) Himachal Pradesh (Rajya Sabha) 
    D) Gujarat (Rajya Sabha) 
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Currency of Switzerland is?
    A) pound
    B) ‎dong
    C) vatu
    D) franc
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is the headquarters of Union Bank of India situated?
    A) Nashik 
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Mangalore 
    View Answer
    Option C
     
  4. Where is the headquarters of Central Board of Direct Taxes situated?
    A) Kochi
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Gurugram 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Sushil Chandra – Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) from June 1, 2017 till May 31, 2018.
  5. Where is the headquarters of Archaeological Survey of India situated?
    A) Kochi
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Formation‎: ‎1861
    Budget: Rs924 crore (US$140 million) (2017-2018)
  6. Parent organisation of Archaeological Survey of India is?
    A) Ministry of Culture, Government of India
    B) Home Ministry, Government of India
    C) Ministry of Tourism, Government of India
    D) Human Resource Development Ministry, Government of India
    View Answer
    Option A

 

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