Current Affairs Quiz: July 21, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 21 July 2017 

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  1. Which state in India is going to have eco-friendly bridges for the movement of tigers, which marks first such move in India?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra

    C)  Andhra Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    In a first of its kind, Telangana State will have eco-friendly bridges over a canal cutting across the tiger corridor linking the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra with the forests in Telangana’s Kumram Bheem Asifabad district.
  2. Which state government has launched an innovative programme called “Janahitha” to receive complaints from public through a special portal?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    In Telangana, an innovative programme christened “Janahitha” was launched to receive complaints from public through a special portal. The programme, kickstarted in Suryapet district on pilot basis is aimed at facilitating the public to submit their complaints on line and get speedy redressal.
  3. To revive which of the following rivers has the central government and Haryana state government  joined hands?
    A) Ghaggar
    B) Markanda
    C) Yamuna
    D) Saraswati
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Centre and the Government of Haryana has joined hands to revive the long lost River Saraswati and provide water to the drought-prone areas of India.
  4. On 20th July 2017, which year anniversary celebrations of the Paika Rebellion of Odisha was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee?
    A) 100th
    B) 150th
    C) 200th
    D) 250th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Paika Rebellion of Odisha today (July 20, 2017) in New Delhi. He congratulated the people of the country and especially those of Odisha on the occasion.
  5. Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with respect to tax matters between India and the revenue administrations of ____
    A) G8 Nations
    B) BRICS Nations
    C) ASEAN Nations
    D) SAARC Nations
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with respect to tax matters between India and the revenue administrations of the BRICS countries, namely, Brazil, Russian Federation, China and South Africa.
  6. According to a study by economic policy think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), which state/UT has topped the list  of states to have the highest potential to attract investment?
    A) Delhi
    B) Gujarat
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Gujarat continues to have the highest potential to attract investment for the second year in a row, a survey by economic policy think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) revealed.
    Gujarat led the charts, top-scoring on economic climate and perception while Delhi scored the highest on infrastructure.
  7. Which of the following banks has launched a facility to offer up to Rs 15 lakh instant personal loan via ATMs to its existing salaried customers?
    A) Karnataka Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Laxmi Vilas Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    ICICI Bank has launched a facility whereby its existing salaried customers can avail personal loans at ATMs. These customers can get pre-qualified personal loans up to 15 lakhs in their savings account instantly.
  8. According to the supplement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Outlook 2017, what is the growth rate projections of India in year 2017?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.7%
    View Answer
    Option B
  9. According to the supplement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Outlook 2017, what is the growth rate projections of India in year 2018?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    According to the supplement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Outlook 2017, India, the sub-region’s largest economy, is expected to achieve previous growth projections of 7.4 per cent in 2017 and 7.6 per cent in 2018, primarily from strong consumption, with South Asia leading the growth chart in Asia and the Pacific.
  10. According to the supplement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Outlook 2017, what is the growth rate projections of Asia in year 2017?
    A) 5.1%
    B) 5.5%
    C) 5.6%
    D) 5.9%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    In the supplement, ADB has upgraded its growth outlook in the Asian region to 5.9 per cent in 2017 from 5.7 per cent and to 5.8 per cent for 2018 from 5.7 per cent.
  11. National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as the _____ president of India.
    A) 14th
    B) 13th
    C) 12th
    D) 15th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as India’s 14th President. He will succeed the incumbent president Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India on 25 July 2017.
  12. Who has got Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha?
    A) Narendra Jadhav
    B) L.K. Advani
    C) Sharad Yadav
    D) Manmohan Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha.
  13. Who has got Best Woman Parliamentarian of the Year (Rajya Sabha) for the year 2017?
    A) Jaya Bachchan
    B) Hema Malini
    C) Roopa Ganguly
    D) Rekha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Actor and MP Jaya Bachchan has been named the Best Woman Parliamentarian of the Year (Rajya Sabha).
  14. ________ actor Red West has passed away.
    A) Spanish
    B) Jamaican 
    C) American 
    D) French 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    American actor Red West, best known for his role as Red alongside Patrick Swayze in “Road House” has passed away.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. The 14th president of India, Ram Nath Kovind holds which degree?
    A) Doctor
    B) Engineering 
    C) Law
    D) Science
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    He graduated in law from a Kanpur college
  2. Before becoming the president of India, Ram Nath Kovind was the governor of which state?
    A) Bihar
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Chhattisgarh 
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Before this he was the governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017, who resigned after his name was announced for presidential candidate.
  3. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank situated?
    A) Manila, Philippines 
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) Paris, France 
    D) Ottawa, Canada 
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Who has succeeded (acting) Ram Nath Kovind as governor of Bihar after latter resigned?
    A) Draupadi Murmu
    B) Ram Naik
    C) D. Y. Patil
    D) Keshari Nath Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Ram Nath Kovind succeeded Keshari Nath Tripathi and then Keshari Nath Tripathi (acting this time) succeeded Ram Nath Kovind
  5. The 14th president of India, Ram Nath Kovind was born in which of the following states?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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