Current Affairs Quiz: July 25, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 25 July 2017 

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 24 July 2017 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of July 24, 2017

  1. Which ministry has launched the ‘SHe-box’ (sexual harassment electronic box) to enable women employees of the central government to file complaints?
    A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    B) Women and Child Development ministry

    C) Ministry of Home Affairs
    D) Ministry of Law and Justice
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    The Women and Child Development ministry has launched an online platform ‘SHe-box’ (sexual harassment electronic box) to enable women employees of the central government to file complaints related to sexual harassment at the workplace.
  2. According to a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights’ report, which state recorded the highest number of cases of child marriage?
    A) Rajasthan 
    B) Sikkim
    C) Maharashtra 
    D) Meghalaya 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Of the 70 districts identified with high incidents of child marriage, 17 are in Maharashtra, followed by 13 in Rajasthan.
  3. On July 23, 2017, Radio broadcasting in country completed how many years?
    A) 90
    B) 100
    C) 80

    D) 110 
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Radio broadcast completed 90 years in country on July 23, 2017 and first ever radio broadcast in the country went on the air from the Bombay Station on July 23, 1927 under a private company, the Indian Broadcasting Company.
  4. What is the last date for all goods vehicles of category N2 and N3, to be fitted with an air conditioning system for the cabin?
    A) March 31, 2018
    B) July 31, 2017
    C) July 31, 2018
    D) December 31, 2017
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The government had mandated, that with effect from April 1, 2017, all goods vehicles of category N2 and N3, have to be fitted with an air conditioning system for the cabin. Now the last date for trucks to have air conditioned cabins for drivers, a mandatory norm by the central government, has been extended to December 31, 2017.
  5. Where is the ‘GST awareness mobile vans’ flagged off to address the problems of traders regarding the Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra  
    C) Delhi
    D) Madhya Pradesh 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    In a bid to address the problems of traders regarding the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia flagged off six ‘GST awareness mobile vans’ from Delhi Secretariat.
  6. Whose ambassadorship for UNICEF has been extended for another two years?
    A) Farhan Akhtar 
    B) Priyanka Chopra 
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) None of these 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s (who had served as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Polio in India) ambassadorship for UNICEF has been extended for another two years.
  7. Where did the sixth BRICS Trade Union Forum took place?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Delhi, India
    C) Pretoria, South Africa 
    D) Moscow, Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The sixth BRICS Trade Union Forum opened in Beijing, China on 24th July to discuss the trade union role in sustainable development.
  8. Udupi Ramachandra Rao who has passed away recently was a veteran ________
    A) politician 
    B) doctor
    C) scientist 
    D) environmentalist 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Former space scientist and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao passed away at his residence in Bengaluru. The 85-year-old had served as the organisation’s head from 1984-1994. He had launched India’s first satellite Aryabhatta in 1975.
  9. Who is the appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Janalakshmi Financial Services?
    A) Vijay Kanwar
    B) Rakesh Saxena
    C) Ajay Kanwal
    D) Anil Yadav 
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Singapore-based private equity firm TPG’s senior advisor Ajay Kanwal is slated to join Janalakshmi Financial Services as chief executive from August 1.
  10. Who is named as the next spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs?
    A) Gopal Baglay
    B) Rakesh Saxena
    C) Sanjay Kothari
    D) Raveesh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
  11. As told the central government to the Supreme Court, the Income Tax department has detected undisclosed income of around how much over the last three years from April 1, 2014 to February 28, 2017?
    A) Rs.71,941 crore
    B) Rs.72,289 crore
    C) Rs.71,398 crore
    D) Rs.72,862 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Income Tax department has detected undisclosed income of around Rs.71,941 crore over the last three years from April 1, 2014 to February 28, 2017, the Centre told the Supreme Court.
  12. As announced by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), by when all co-operative banks in the country would be part of digital transactions?
    A) December 2017
    B) March 2018
    C) September 2017
    D) May 2018
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced that all co-operative banks in the country would be part of digital transactions by March 2018.
  13. As per the World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund, India will grow by what percent in the year 2017?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.2%
    View Answer
    Option D
  14. As per the World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund, India will grow by what percent in the year 2018?
    A) 7.5%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.6%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Earlier in April, owing to the impact of the demonetisation drive which was rolled out by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-government on November 9 2016, the IMF had trimmed India’s annual growth forecast by 0.4 percentage points to 7.2 per cent for 2017. Also, IMF projects a growth rate of 7.7 percent for 2018.
  15. As per the World Economic Outlook by the International Monetary Fund, what will be the global growth rate in the year 2017?
    A) 3.6%
    B) 3.4%
    C) 3.8%
    D) 3.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The IMF estimates a global growth rate of 3.5 per cent this year, which is projected to increase to 3.6 per cent in 2018.
  16. Who has clinched the US Open Grand Prix badminton title for the year 2017?
    A) HS Prannoy
    B) Parupalli Kashyap
    C) B. Sai Praneeth
    D) Srikanth Kidambi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    World No. 23 HS Prannoy beat fellow Indian Parupalli Kashyap in the final clash at the United States Open Grand Prix Gold in Anaheim to win his third Grand Prix Gold title.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Sachin Siwach is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Chess
    B) Boxing
    C) Squash 
    D) Wrestling 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    World Youth Champion Sachin Siwach has clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games after defeating Welsh boxer James Nathan Prober 4-1 in the final.
  2. What is the constituency of Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister of Women and Child Development ministry?
    A) Deoria
    B) Hajipur‎
    C) Pilibhit
    D) Vizianagaram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
  3. What is the initial authorized capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The initial authorized capital of the bank is $100 bln divided into 1 mln shares having a par value of $100,000 each.
  4. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln).
  5. Who is the current managing director and chief executive officer of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
    A) Balachandran.M
    B) Uday Kotak
    C) A. P. Hota
    D) Aditya Puri
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Board consists of Balachandran.M as the chairman, Nominee from Reserve Bank of India and Nominees from ten core promoter banks. Mr. A. P. Hota, is the managing director and chief executive officer of NPCI.
  6. Who was the first Indian Space Scientist to be inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame?
    A) Udupi Ramachandra Rao
    B) A. S. Kiran Kumar
    C) K. Radhakrishnan
    D) Anil Bhardwaj
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Udupi Ramachandra Rao, popularly known as U. R. Rao was a space scientist and the former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation.
    He was inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame, Washington, on 19 March 2013
  7. When was India’s first satellite Aryabhatta launched?
    A) 1973
    B) 1982
    C) 1975
    D) 1985
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    It was launched by India on 19 April 1975 from Kapustin Yar, a Russian rocket launch and development site in Astrakhan Oblast using a Kosmos-3M launch vehicle. It was built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
    The launch came from an agreement between India and the Soviet Union directed by UR Rao and signed in 1972.
  8. Where is the headquarters of Janalakshmi Financial Services situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) Thrissur
    View Answer
    Option B

 

Click here for the Current Affairs Quiz Section

 

 

Related posts

11 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: July 25, 2017”

  1. IBPS RRB PO-2018

    ty:))

  2. Jeetesh Chandra

    ty…

  3. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    Thks

  4. wont rest until i get success

    Who is the current managing director and chief executive officer of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
    A) Balachandran.M
    B) Uday Kotak
    C) A. P. Hota
    D) Aditya Puri
    ans balachandran ya AP HOTA?
    explanation se smjh nhi aya

  5. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    ty,,,ty,,,

  6. ครђ

    Thanks a lot mam:))

Leave a Comment