Current Affairs Quiz: July 17, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 17 July 2017 

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  1. Which of the following railway stations has become the first station in India to be run by an all-women staff?
    A) Prabhadevi
    B) Ghansoli
    C) Matunga
    D) Dolavli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Matunga suburban railway station in Mumbai has become the first station in India to be run by an all-women staff. A total of 30 women staffers, including eleven booking clerks, five Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel and seven ticket checkers are working under station manager Mamta Kulkarni, who was the first female station master in Central Railway’s Mumbai division.
  2. Which of the following has topped the list of most influential brands in India according to research firm Ipsos?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Facebook
    C) Reliance Jio
    D) Google 
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved has been featured among the top 10 most influential brands in India along with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio, according to research firm Ipsos.
    Google has been ranked at the top, while Microsoft and Facebook are ranked second and third, respectively
    SBI, the only financial institution on the list, moved up four ranks to the fifth position.
  3. City of which country has been named as the World’s Best City in a survey by Travel and Leisure magazine?
    A) India
    B) Mexico
    C) Switzerland
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    San Miguel de Allende in Mexico has been named the World’s Best City in a survey by Travel and Leisure magazine, while Udaipur has been ranked 14th.
  4. Under which of the following yojanas, people would be trained  under GST training programme launched by the government?
    A) PMMY
    B) PMJDY
    C) PMKVY
    D) PMTPY
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The government has launched a GST training programme to skill around two lakh youths in six months to handle tax compliance issues like invoice making.
    The people would be trained under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).
  5. In which of the following states was the 2.5 croreth Ujjwala connection presented by President, Pranab Mukherjee?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    President Pranab Mukherjee presented the 2.5 croreth Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) connection at Raghunathgunj, Murshidabad in West Bengal. This marked the completion of release of 2.5 crore LPG connections to women beneficiaries from below poverty line (BPL) households across the country under the PMUY.
  6. Which of the following country has topped the global index of countries with the most confidence in their government?
    A) Canada
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The latest edition of the OECD’s Government at a Glance report states that 73 per cent Indians have faith in the Narendra Modi led NDA coalition, the highest in the world.
    India is followed by the Canadian government headed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which has the confidence of 62 per cent citizens.
  7. Name the Indian who has won Victorian Open squash tournament held in Australia?
    A) Siddharth Suchde
    B) Saurav Ghosal
    C) Harinder Pal Sandhu
    D) Harpreet Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu has beaten top-seed Rex Hedrick of Australia in the final of Victorian Open squash, in Melbourne.
  8. Who has won the 2017 Wimbledon title?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Marin Cilic
    C) Grigor Dimitrov
    D) Novak Djokovic
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion with a straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic.
  9. Which film has won the best film award in the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2017?
    A) Udta Punjab
    B) Pink
    C) MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
    D) Neerja
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Complete list of awards
  10. Who has won the best actor (male) award in the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2017?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Irrfan Khan
    C) Shahid Kapoor
    D) Varun Dhawan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Best Actor (Male)- Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab
    Complete list of awards
  11. Who has won the best actor (female) award in the 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2017?
    A) Alia Bhatt
    B) Deepika Padukone
    C) Tapsee Pannu
    D) Priyanka Chopra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Best Actor (Female)- Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab
    Complete list of awards
  12. Former Chief Minister of _______, Nar Bahadur Bhandari has passed away.
    A) Tripura
    B) Sikkim
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The former Chief Minister of Sikkim, Nar Bahadur Bhandari, 76 has passed away in New Delhi. He has been the Chief Ministers of state three times.
  13. Name the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal who has passed away recently?
    A) Ingrid Daubechies
    B) Grace Alele-Williams
    C) Marjorie Lee Browne
    D) Maryam Mirzakhani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian- born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died of cancer. She was 40.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. In which state is ‘Bonalu’ festival celebrated?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The ‘Bonalu’ festival, reflecting Telangana’s rich culture and traditions, was celebrated with gaiety in Hyderabad with thousands of devotees participating in the festivities.
  2. Harinder Pal Sandhu is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Squash
    B) Tennis
    C) Badminton
    D) Javelin throw
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  3. By 2019, what is the target number of adding new LPG connections  under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)?
    A) 10 Crore
    B) 5 Crore
    C) 2 Crore
    D) 4 Crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    PMUY was launched by PM Narendra Modi on 1st May 2016 at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. It is a scheme to provide clean cooking fuel to the women belonging to the ‘Below Poverty Line’ (BPL) households across the country.
  4. By 2019, what is the target number of adding new LPG connections to BPL households under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)?
    A) 10 Crore
    B) 5 Crore
    C) 2 Crore
    D) 4 Crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:

    PMUY was launched by PM Narendra Modi on 1st May 2016 at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. It is a scheme to provide clean cooking fuel to the women belonging to the ‘Below Poverty Line’ (BPL) households across the country.
    The scheme aims to provide LPG connections to 5 Crore BPL households by 2019 and is a part of larger program of adding 10 Crore new LPG connections by 2019 to achieve full coverage of connections in Indian households

 

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    Sixteen persons of a same colony are going to a marriage function of one of the person of their colony. They are A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O and P. They are going to the marriage function of Mr. Gupta’s son. The function is going in the Flora lawn and there are arrangements of chairs in circular and square manner .Some persons are sitting in two circular arrangement in such a way that each member of the inner circular arrangement sits exactly opposite to the member of the outer circular arrangement. The members sitting around the outer circle are facing towards the centre while the members around the inner circle are facing away from the centre. Eight Friends who are sitting in the square arrangement in such a way that four of them sit at the four corners of square, while other four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners faces outside while those who sit in the middle of the sides face the centre of the table. Each of them likes different snacks items in the function. Each of them who sit in circular arrangement like different snacks viz; Dosa, Pav bhaji, Ice cream, Chowmeen, Veg roll, Dhokla, Rasmalai, Fruit chaat but-not necessarily in the same order. Each of them who sit in square arrangement like different snacks viz; Sweet corn, Popcorn, Pizza, Pastry, Panipuri, Momos, Macroni and cold-drink but-not necessarily in the same order. Among 16 persons, some 10 persons belong to the same family. C likes neither Pav bhaji nor Veg roll and faces M, who likes neither Dhokla nor Fruit chaat .O faces towards the round tables and likes Sweet corn. K is the father-in-law of G.The person who likes Rasmalai faces the person who likes Dosa. A, who likes Chowmeen, faces the immediate neighbour of the person who likes Ice cream. K and N are a couple. Both the immediate neighbours of O face away from the centre and like Pizza or Pastry. D does not like macroni. M sits second to the left of E. The persons who like Veg roll and Dosa are sitting around the separate circular arrangement. B faces away from the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of B do not face away from the centre. O sits third to the right of N, who is her mother & likes Panipuri and faces away from the centre. I is the daughter of B. The person who likes Dhokla sits on the immediate left of E. D, who does not like Ice cream, does not face A. The persons who like Dhokla and Fruit chaat are immediate neighbours, and one of them faces H, who likes Pav bhaji. The persons who like Rasmalai and Chowmeen sit around the same inner circular arrangement but they are not immediate neighbours. C likes Rasmalai. P sits third to the left of N and P is a grandchild of K and a child of O.N has three grandchildren. The one who likes Pizza sits diagonally opposite to N. The one who likes Popcorn is not the immediate neighbour of N and faces away from the centre. G sits second to the left of P and does not like Macroni or Colddrink. The one who likes Macroni sits between J and N and is the son of J who is the son of K. K faces away from the centre and does not like Popcorn. B is the daughter-in-law of K.N’s granddaughter likes veg roll. J’s daughter does not face D.G is the son of F

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