Current Affairs Quiz: August 28, 2017

Current Affairs 28 August 2017 Quiz

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  1. Who has been appointed as the CEO of BSE?
    A) Shantanu Narayen
    B) Sunil Bharati Mittal
    C) Ashish chauhan
    D) Rajeev Suri
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Top stock exchange BSE’s board has approved another five-year term for its chief Ashish Chauhan.
  2. Who has been crowned as the first Miss transqueen of India?
    A) Calpernia
    B) Manisha
    C) Aderet
    D) Natasha
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    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Natasha, a trans woman who hails from Kolkata, was named the first Miss Transqueen India in the Transgender beauty pageant held in Gurugram.
  3. Who was conferred with Bell Prize?
    A) John Bell McGreth
    B) John Stewart Bell
    C) Martina Bell
    D) Rusell Bell
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    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Fifty years ago, Belfast scientist John Stewart Bell proved Albert Einstein wrong.
  4. Who has been named as the UEFA Europa League Player of the season?
    A) Gareth Bale
    B) French Paul Pogba
    C) Sergio Ramos
    D) Phillipp Lahm
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    French Paul Pogba has been named player of the season for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League for his part in steering Manchester United to success in the competition.
  5. Who has been conferred with the UEFA player of the year award?
    A) Lionel Messi
    B) Christiano Rhonaldino
    C) Cristiano Ronaldo
    D) Phillip Lahm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Cristiano Ronaldo has won the UEFA Player of the Year award for the third time in four years. He beat Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to win the award.
  6. Which has become the first to score 350 La Liga goals in its history?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo
    B) Lionel Messi
    C) David Beckham
    D) Sergio Ramos
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    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Lionel Messi has become the first player in La Liga history to reach the 350 goal mark.
  7. Who has won Silver against Nozomi Okuhara in Glasgow, Scotland?
    A) Jwala Gutta
    B) Saina Nehwal
    C) PV Sindhu
    D) Ashwini Ponnapa
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    After Rio Olympic Games, PV Sindhu came second best in the World Badminton Championship too, yielding to Nozomi Okuhara in a thrilling final match of the tournament held in Glasgow, Scotland.
  8. India has defeated ___ to win SAFF fotball Championship?
    A) China
    B) Malayasia
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The India football team has wonSouth Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Championship by defeating Nepal.
  9. Govt notifies changes in Banking Regulation Act. What are these changes?
    A) To demand the data of stressed assets as and when required
    B) To enquire banks about lending rates and take actions
    C) To initiate insolvency resolution and specify comiittees to advise
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The banking sector is saddled with non-performing assets (NPAs) of over Rs. 8 lakh crore, of which Rs. 6 lakh crore is with public sector banks (PSBs). Under the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2017, the RBI can issue directions to banks for resolution of stressed assets.
  10. RBI has appointed a cmmiittee on Household Finance. Whois the chairman of the commiittee?
    A) DR Mehta
    B) CE Kamath
    C) Tarun Ramadorai
    D) C Rao
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Reserve Bank of India appointed committee on Household Finance (chaired by Tarun Ramadorai) has suggested that banks link their home loan rates to the RBI’s repo rate, the rate at which it lends to banks, instead of the Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR), which the banks follow now.
  11. Banks would pay what percent of the tax under the GST for Gold imports?
    A) 4%
    B) 2%
    C) 3%
    D) 5%
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    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The government has clarified that banks importing gold and precious metals will have to pay 3 per cent tax under the GST which can be claimed as input tax credit.
  12. Which bank has launched ‘100 Digital Villages’ initiatives to promote digital banking?
    A) Indian overseas bank
    B) Canara bank
    C) Vijaya bank
    D) Federal bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Vijaya Bank has launched ‘100 Digital Villages’ initiative in an effort to bring residents of these villages under the formal banking system. The 100 villages were chosen from among 15 states across the country.
  13. Which of the following has recieved licence from RBI to operate under BBPS?
    A) Tottocraft Pvt. Ltd.
    B) Able Tourism Pvt. Ltd.
    C) Spice Digital Ltd
    D) Technosoft pvt. Ltd.
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Spice Digital Limited (SDL) has received the final licence from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), allowing the company to process bill payments as a Bharat Bill Payment Operating Unit (BBPOU) in the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS).
  14. USS Pearl Harbor arrives in India. It belongs to which Country?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) Britain
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    In its first visit to India, American Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor arrived in Goa as part of defence cooperation between the two countries.
  15. Which of the following is the world’s least visited country in 2016?
    A) Ireland
    B) Jamaica
    C) Tuvalu
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Island of Tuvalu was the least visited country in 2016, according to a report by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
  16. Which city is going to host World Book Fair 2017?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Chennai
    C) Ludhiana
    D) Dehradun
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The World Book Fair 2017 will begin in the capital city of Uttarakhand from August 28, with the state government offering discounts on books based on the lives of national figures.
  17. The first edition of Grameen Khel Mohotsav is gping to start at which place ?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Himanchal Pradesh
    C) Uttrakhand
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Minister shri Vijay Goel announced that the first edition of Rural Games or Grameen Khel Mahotsav will kick-start from Delhi and will take place between 28th August to 3rd September, 2017.
  18. Coast Guard training ship ___ decommissioned at the south jetty of the Southern Naval Command.
    A) Kavita
    B) Varuna
    C) Agni
    D) Param
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, which was part of the First Training Squadron of the Navy, was decommissioned with full armed forces honours at a ceremony held at the south jetty of the Southern Naval Command.
  19. Which State govt. Is going to build its first Eco-park ?
    A) Uttrakhand
    B) J&K
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to build an Eco-Park on over 34 acres of land reclaimed from encroachers in the state’s Rajouri district. The park is a first-of-its-kind project in the region.
  20. India held Foreign and Polcy talks with EU at which place?
    A) Gwalior
    B) Shimla
    C) New Delhi
    D) Cennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The fifth round of Foreign and Security Policy Consultations between India and the European Union were held in New Delhi.

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