Current Affairs Quiz: August 11, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 11 August 2017 

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  1. On 10th August 2017, the centre made National Cyber ____________ Centre operational to scan the country’s web traffic to detect cyber security threats.
    A) Complaint
    B) Cooperation
    C) Crime

    D) Coordination
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    National Cyber Coordination Centre.
    NCCC scans internet traffic coming into the country to detect real-time cyber threat and alert various organisations as well as internet service providers for timely action.
  2. Which of the following state government has launched an awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra for cleanliness along the banks of Ganga river?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Uttar Pradesh Government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath  has launched a new awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra. The drive will be focusing on cleanliness along the banks of Ganga river and maintain hygiene. It will urge people to maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the Ganga river.
  3. National Green Tribunal has put an interim ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in which state/UT?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bihar

    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The National Green Tribunal, NGT has imposed an interim ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in the entire national capital.
  4. Where in India is Bangladesh going to open a new diplomatic station?
    A) Pune, Maharashtra
    B) Hyderabad, Telangana
    C) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    D) Puri, Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Bangladesh will soon open a new diplomatic station in Chennai. The new post was likely to focus on medical tourism and educational centres that drew thousands of Bangladesh citizens to India every year.
  5. An environment compensation of how much is announced by National Green Tribunal on anyone who is found in possession non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns in the entire national capital?
    A) TRs 3000
    B) Rs 4000
    C) Rs 5000
    D) Rs 6000

    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also announced an environment compensation of 5,000 rupees on anyone found in possession of such banned plastic. The tribunal directed Delhi government to seize the entire stock of plastic within one week.
  6. For the year ended June 30, 2017, The Reserve Bank of India will transfer how much surplus amount to the government?
    A) Rs 304.38 billion
    B) Rs 303.42 billion
    C) Rs 305.63 billion
    D) Rs 306.59 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Reserve Bank’s Central Board has approved the transfer of surplus to the government of India amounting to Rs 306.59 billion for the year ended June 30, 2017. RBI follows a July to June accounting year.
  7. World Bank has sanctioned a loan of how much amount for funding Institutional Development and for construction of priority infrastructure projects for the river Ganga?
    A) US $ 2 billion
    B) US $ 1 billion
    C) US $ 2 million
    D) US $ 1 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    World Bank has sanctioned a loan of US $ 1 billion for funding Institutional Development and for construction of priority infrastructure projects for municipal waste water treatment and solid waste treatment on the main stem of Ganga in the five Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal.
  8. What is the rank of India in 2017 Global Retirement Index? 
    A) 42
    B) 43
    C) 45
    D) 41
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Index was given by French asset management company Natixis Global. India has ranked the lowest. Switzerland, Norway and Iceland topped the ranking.
  9. Which of the following companies topped the list of Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies?
    A) Hindustan Unilever Limited
    B) Asian Paints
    C) Tesla Motors
    D) Salesforce.com
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Three Indian firms — Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints and Bharti Airtel — are among Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies, where Salesforce.com has replaced Tesla Motors on the top position.
  10. Sitaram Panchal who has passed away recently was a/an _________
    A) Actor

    B) Singer
    C) Dancer 
    D) Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Actor Sitaram Panchal, who was suffering from cancer since three years has passed away. He had worked in acclaimed films like Slumdog Millionaire, Peepli Live and Paan Singh Tomar, etc.
  11. Vijay Nambisan who has passed away recently was a/an _________
    A) Actor
    B) Poet
    C) Professor
    D) Writer
    View Answer
    Option  B
    Some Extra:
    Noted poet and writer Vijay Nambisan has passed away. Some of his books are ‘Gemini’, ‘Language as an Ethic’ and ‘Bihar is in the Eyes of Beholder’.
  12. ISRO and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) are going to develop high speed data link for meteorological data exchange. NOAA is located in
    A) France
    B) Russia
    C) Germany
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option  D
    Some Extra:

    Private sector lender IDFC Bank has partnered with digital payments company Zeta, to launch ‘IDFC Bank Benefits’ – a payment solution for corporates that digitises employee spends and claims, making the process simple, real-time and paperless.
  13. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going to launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite — called the ______ Imaging Satellite or HySIS.
    A) Hypersonic
    B) Hyperledger
    C) Hyperspectral
    D) Hypernova
    View Answer
    Option  C
    Some Extra:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has planned to launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite — called the Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite or HySIS — using a critical chip it has developed.
  14. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 passed by the parliament will amend which of the following?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017
    C) Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015
    D) Banking Regulation Act, 1947
    View Answer
    Option  A
    Some Extra:
    The Rajya Sabha has passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which will enable the government to empower the RBI to direct lender banks to act against big loan defaulters.
    The bill, which amends the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, will replace the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. When is World Bio-Fuel Day observed?
    A) 7 August
    B) 8 August
    C) 9 August
    D) 10 August
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. When is World’s Indigenous Peoples observed?
    A) 7 August
    B) 8 August
    C) 9 August
    D) 10 August
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Out of Rs. 1,000 crore allotted in November 2014 to improve Indian cyber security, how much  would be utilised for National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC) purposes of which Phase-1 has been made operational on August 9th, 2017?
    A) Rs. 800 crore
    B) Rs. 750 crore
    C) Rs. 700 crore
    D) Rs. 900 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    NCCC scans internet traffic coming into the country to detect real-time cyber threat and alert various organisations as well as internet service providers for timely action.
  4. Where is the headquarters of Salesforce.com located which has been named at top position in Forbes’ most innovative companies?
    A) Germany
    B) China
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    San Francisco, California, United States
  5. BitBay, a cryptocurrency trading platform is operated by BitBay Sp. z o. o., located in ____________
    A) Denmark
    B) Poland
    C) Spain
    D) Brazil
    View Answer
    Option B

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