Current Affairs Quiz: July 23, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 23 July 2017 

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  1. In September this year the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is going to honour whom?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Priyanka Chopra

    C) Deepika Padukone 
    D) Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is all set to honour Priyanka Chopra in September.
  2. Veteran Shivajirao Patil has passed away recently. He was related to which field?
    A) Director
    B) Journalist
    C) Politician 
    D) Economist 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Congress leader, freedom fighter and former Maharashtra Minister Shivajirao Girdhar Patil, who was father of late National Award winning actress Smita Patil has passed away.
  3. Who has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)?
    A) Gopal Baglay
    B) Sanjay Kothari
    C) Ashok Malik

    D) Bharat Lal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
  4. Who has been appointed as Secretary to new President Ram Nath Kovind?
    A) Gopal Baglay
    B) Sanjay Kothari
    C) Ashok Malik
    D) Bharat Lal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Sanjay Kothari, Chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board, has been appointed as Secretary to President-elect Ram Nath Kovind.  
  5. Which of the following  states has launched a statewide football grassroots development programme ‘Mission Football’?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Manipur
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma officially launched a statewide football grassroots development programme ‘Mission Football’.
  6. The Lok Sabha has passed The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The bill amends which of the following bills?
    A) Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2011
    B) Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009
    C) Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2008
    D) Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2010
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Bill amends the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009 to extend the deadline for teachers to acquire the prescribed minimum qualifications for appointment.
  7. In which state/UT, it will be required to do a fixed period of service in government hospitals of the state after passing out of government medical colleges of the state?
    A) Delhi
    B) Maharashtra 
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Students passing out of government medical colleges in Haryana will now be required to do a fixed period of service in government hospitals of the state.
  8. Which of the following has been selected by the United Nations as the data hub for the Middle East North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region?
    A) Dubai, UAE 
    B) Manila, Philippines  
    C) Santiago, Chile
    D) Cairo, Egypt 
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The UN has selected Dubai as the data hub for the Middle East North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region for the city’s integrated initiatives to mine and manage its data.
  9. Which of the following in partnership with M/s PNB MetLife has launched Met Loan & Life Suraksha” (MLLS) for former’s customers?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Karnataka Bank
    D) IDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Karnataka Bank has launched Met Loan & Life Suraksha” (MLLS) for its customers. It is a single premium plan covering the loan liability of a customer.
  10. What is the rank of India in an index that rates countries by their commitment to reducing inequality according to a report by the international NGO Oxfam and Development Finance International ?
    A) 143
    B) 127
    C) 156
    D) 132
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    India has been ranked 132 out of 152 countries in an index that rates countries by their commitment to reducing inequality.
  11. In over a thousand search operations carried out since the November 8 demonetisation of high-value currency, how much undisclosed income has been unearthed by the Income Tax (I-T) Department?
    A) 5,400 crore
    B) 5,500 crore
    C) 5,300 crore
    D) 5,200 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Income Tax (I-T) Department has unearthed undisclosed income of more than Rs 5,400 crore in over a thousand search operations carried out since the November 8 demonetisation of high-value currency.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of Karnataka Bank located?
    A) Bangalore
    B) Mangalore
    C) Mysore
    D) Udupi
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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