Current Affairs Quiz: July 2, 2018

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  1. As per President Ram Nath Kovind, Indian Economy to touch how much by 2025?
    A)$5 trillion
    B)$10 trillion
    C)$15 trillion
    D)$20 trillion
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind said the Indian economy is set for a surge in the next decade with the GDP size doubling to 5 trillion US dollars by 2025.
  2. The Central Reserve Police Force launched which helpline also known as distress helpline for the people of Jammu and Kashmir?
    A)Rahagir
    B)Samabhavna
    C)Unnati
    D)Madadgaar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central Reserve Police Force launched “Madadgar Helpline”a distress helpline for the people of J&K, with the aim of providing immediate assistance to locals.
  3. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu released a commeromative coin of Rs.125 denomination to celebrate the birth anniversary of which Indian scientist?
    A)Prasad Chandra
    B)Vikram Sarabhai
    C)Prasanta Chandra Mahalonabis
    D)CV Raman
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu released a commemorative of Rs.125 denomination to celebrate the birth anniversary of Scientist Prasanta Chandra Mahalonabis on 12th Statistics Day.
  4. The Central Board of Direct Taxes extended the PAN-Aadhar linking deadline upto which date?
    A)April 31,2019
    B)March 31,2019
    C)December 31,2018
    D)December 31,2019
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. UIDAI has made Virtual ID operational from July , 2018.Virtual ID consists of how many digits?
    A)14
    B)15
    C)10
    D)16
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    UIDAI has made virtual ID operational from July 1,2018 with its Authentication User Agencies (AUAs) which have migrated to VID and UID Token.It is a 16-digit random number mapped with Aadhar number.
  6. Odisha Government signed a MoU with RIMES for effective management of disasters.What does “ I” stands for in RIMES?
    A)Immigration
    B)Integrated
    C)Inclusive
    D)Integration
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Integrated Multi Hazard Early Warning System(RIMES) for effective management of disasters.
  7. Which state will be setting up the “first Khadi Mall” of the country?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das announced that the first “Khadi Mall” of the country will be opened in Ranchi.
  8. Which state government announced a scheme called “Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana”?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government announced a new scheme called “Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana”, wherein farmers families where girl children are born, will be given saplings for plantation. The scheme is aimed at empowering women and promoting tree plantation.
  9. Asia’s first Arbitration centre specialised in intellectual property is scheduled to be opened in which city?
    A)New York
    B)California
    C)Tokyo
    D)Vienna
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Asia’s first arbitration centre specialised in intellectual property is slated to open in Tokyo, Japan in September to resolve the growing number of disputes in the region.
  10. According to US based think tank Brookings Report,which country replaced India to become world’s largest poor population?
    A)Estonia
    B)Denmark
    C)Austria
    D)Nigeria
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With the persistent decline in poverty, India is no longer a nation having the largest number of poor people in the world, according to a study published by the US-based think tank, Brookings.Nigeria have overtaken it.
  11. According to Union Minister Arun Jaitley ,how much increase was observed in direct tax collections after GST?
    A)25%
    B)20%
    C)18%
    D)15%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that after the implementation of the Goods and Service Tax (GST), there was an increase of 18% in Direct tax collections.
  12. Which country won the Robobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy held at Netherlands?
    A)Australia
    B)Denmark
    C)China
    D)Pakistan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Australia defeated India 3-1 in the shootout after a 1-1 draw to clinch the Rabobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 held in Breda, Netherlands.India’s PR Sreejesh was awarded the goalkeeper of the tournament.
  13. Which country’s football team has decided not to participate in 2018 Asian Games?
    A)Australia
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)Brazil
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Football Teams faced a major setback as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided against sending its senior teams to the Asian Games.
  14. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of IDBI Bank?
    A)P S Jayakumar
    B)B Sriram
    C)Anish Basu
    D)Rajnish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India’s former Managing Director B.Sriram took charge as MD and CEO of IDBI Bnak. Sriram was recently appointed as the chief of financially troubled IDBI Bank for a period of three months.
  15. Who has been appointed as president of International Kabaddi Federation?
    A)Mahesh Kumar Singh
    B)Praful Mehta
    C)Janardan Singh Gehlot
    D)Himanta Biswa Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s Janardan Singh Gehlot , an Indian sports administrator, has been elected as the president of the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) for the next four years.
  16. Who has been conferred with National Kalidas Samman for visual arts?
    A)Murali Baskar
    B)Anjolie Ela Menon
    C)Ravi Kumar
    D)None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Artist Anjolie Ela Menon won the National Kalidas Samman from the Madhya Pradesh government. The award was conferred in recognition of her insightful and sensitive portrayal of the identity and spirit of women through her meaningful paintings in a variety of media.
  17. Government of India celebrated which day as “GST Day”?
    A)July 2
    B)June 30
    C)July 1
    D)June 29
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of India celebrated July 1, 2018, as ‘GST Day’ to mark the first anniversary of the new indirect tax regime.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital and currency of Nigeria?
    A) Abuja , Naira
    B) Belamopan , Dollar
    C) Pristina , Euro
    D) Hamilton , Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Which country to host 2018 Asian Games?
    A) Indonesia
    B) India
    C) USA
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the headquarters of International Kabaddi Federation?
    A) Luasanne, Switzerland
    B )Denmark
    C) China
    D) Cape town
    View Answer
    Option A

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