Current Affairs Quiz: July 12, 2018

Current Affairs 12 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which organization signed MoU with Small Business Corporation Of South Korea to support to MSMEs?
    A)National Small Industries Corporation
    B)NABARD
    C)IFFCO
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NSIC signed an MoU with SBC of South Korea to facilitate, assist and provide necessary support to MSMEs of both the countries to identify and exchange latest technologies, share management expertise, Product development, technology applications for productive development coinciding with the inauguration of Indo Korea Technology Exchange Centre at NSIC Campus ,Okhla Industrial Estate,New Delhi.
  2. India surpassed which country to become world’s sixth largest economy according to World Bank data?
    A)UK
    B)China
    C)France
    D)Germany
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ranking below United Kingdom, India has recorded a GDP of USD 2,597,491 million, followed by USD 2,582,501 of France, while United Kingdom recorded a GDP of USD 2,622,434 million.USA topped the list.

  3. A bench of Supreme Court ordered hospitals to provide free treatment to poor patients.Who was heading this bench?
    A)Madan Lokur
    B)Kurian Joseph
    C)Arun Mishra
    D)Dipak Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra announced that all private hospitals in Delhi,which were given land on concessional rate,must provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.
  4. India’s first Internet telephony service “Wings” was launched by which operator?
    A)BSNL
    B)MTNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Idea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    This service would allow customers to make and receive calls over the Internet from anywhere in India or abroad.

  5. First ever Metal Craft Exhibition was held in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    With an aim to promote and preserve the metal craft tradition of Ladakh, the first ever metal craft exhibition was held in Chilling village in Leh,J&K.
  6. Which state government approves yatra scheme that would send 77000 senior citizens to pilgrimages?
    A)Delhi
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government would send 77,000 senior citizens along with one adult attendant each on all-expenses paid pilgrimages every year, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approving the scheme called Mukhyamantri Tirth yatra Yojana.

  7. Which state government launched “Anna Canteen”?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated “Anna Canteen”, which will serve food for just Rs. 5. The canteen would serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner all at the same rate.

  8. Which state government launched “One farmer one transformer”scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In order to reduce electricity losses, the Maharashtra government will on August 15, 2018 launch a new scheme allocating one transformer per farmer. Two lakh farmers will be given electricity connection for high voltage distribution line which will ensure uninterrupted power supply under the scheme “one farmer one transformer”.

  9. Which state tops in per capita revenue collection under GST?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The state has also widened the tax base by 82.22 per cent, logging 19 per cent hike in revenue collections.

  10. Which Indian Naval Aircraft was deployed for Rim of Pacific Multinational Naval exercise(RIMPAC)?
    A)INS Satpura
    B)INS Rajali
    C)INS Virat
    D)INS Kamorta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    For the first time, Indian Navy’s P8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft from Indian Naval Ship (INS) Rajali has inducted at Hawaii for participating in the Rim of Pacific Multinational Naval exercise (RIMPAC-18).

  11. Who became the second Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world?
    A)Satyarup Siddhanta
    B)Santosh Yadav
    C)Mohan Singh Kohli
    D)Harish Kapadia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Satyarup Siddhanta has become the second Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world.

  12. First India Japan AI and Fintech Forum was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Tokyo
    C)New Delhi
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India Japan Partnership Group held the first India Japan AI and Fintech Forum in central Tokyo district of Marunouchi.
  13. Nepal PM inaugurated a library built by the Indian Government in which city?
    A)Pokhara
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kathmandu
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated a library in Kathmandu built by the Indian Government in the presence of Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri.

  14. Which company launched mutual funds transactional capabilities on Facebook Messenger?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)Yes Bank
    C)HDFC Securities
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A subsidiary of HDFC Bank, HDFC securities rolled out a theme called “The Pace of Innovation” which is structured to innovate and provide intuitive and relevant digital solutions to customers and this effort, is in line with the vision

  15. Indian men’s hockey team has been approved to be part of TOPS.What is O in TOPS?
    A)Olympic
    B)Odium
    C)Other
    D)Off
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) decided to approve the Indian Men’s Hockey Team ,comprising 18 players selected for he Asian Games,as part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme(TOPS).
  16. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A)P Mohanan
    B)KN Murali
    C)T Latha
    D)PS Sreekumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dhanlaxmi Bank has appointed T Latha as the MD and CEO. She has taken over from G Sreeram, who has retired from the office on completion of his tenure.

  17. Who was appointed as UN World Food Programme Goodwill ambassador?
    A)Adam Liaw
    B)Lily Singh
    C)Ken Done
    D)Laura Pausini
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Award-winning Italian singer Laura Pausini has been named Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), WFP announced, calling her “a role model both on and off stage”.

  18. JN Sadhu passes away recently.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Journalism
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    JN Sadhu has passed away at the age of 94. He was a committed journalist, who always maintained professionalism and remained active in the field of journalism for many years.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Food Programme?
    A)London
    B)New York
    C)Rome
    D)Washinton DC
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Who is the chairman of BSNL?
    A)Amit Yadav
    B)NK Mehta
    C)Anupam Srivastava
    D)Sujata Ray
    View Answer
    Option C

 

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