Current Affairs Quiz: August 03, 2017

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  1. Name the head of panel set up by the government to study issues related to data protection in the country.
    A) M Vasudeva
    B) B N Srikrishna
    C) Balakrishnan

    D) T V Prasad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    The central government has constituted an expert panel, which would study various issues relating to data protection in the country and suggest a draft data protection Bill. The 10-member panel is headed by Justice (retired) B N Srikrishna
  2. According to data released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which two countries account for the 39 per cent of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the Internet?
    A) India and USA
    B) India and Russia 
    C) USA and China
    D) India and China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The data released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million, or 39 per cent, are in China and India
  3. What is the Repo Rate according to the Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy of the RBI?
    A) 6.00%
    B) 6.25%
    C) 5.75%

    D) 6.75%
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. What is the Reverse Repo Rate according to the Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy of the RBI?
    A) 5.00%
    B) 5.50%
    C) 5.75%
    D) 5.55%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Policy Repo Rate – 6.00%
    Reverse Repo Rate – 5.75%
    Marginal Standing Facility Rate – 6.25%
    Bank Rate – 6.25%
    Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) – 4.00% Unchanged
    Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) – 20.00% Unchanged
  5. Santosh Mohan Dev who passed away recently for the former Union Minister under which Ministry?
    A) Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry 
    B) Human Resource Development Ministry 
    C) Heavy Industry Ministry
    D) Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry 

    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Former Union Minister (Heavy Industry Minister in the UPA-I government) Santosh Mohan Dev has passed away.
  6. What is the theme of World breastfeeding week 2017?
    A) Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life!
    B) Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make It Work!
    C) Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development
    D) Sustaining Breastfeeding Together
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is being held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries.
  7. Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea?
    A) Julius Chan

    B) Mekere Morauta
    C) Michael Somare
    D) Peter O’Neill
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Peter O’Neill is re-elected as the prime minister of Papua New Guinea
  8. Union Cabinet has given approval for an MoU signed by India and other _____ nations for setting up of an agriculture research platform.
    A) SAARC
    B) ASEAN
    C) BRICS
    D) NATO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given ex-post facto approval for an MoU signed by India and other BRICS nations for setting up of an agriculture research platform.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. When is World Breastfeeding Week observed annually?
    A) August 5-11
    B) August 8-14
    C) August 1-7
    D) August 3-9
    View Answer
    Option C
     
  2. Currency of Papua New Guinea is?
    A) kina
    B) ‎lira
    C) som
    D) krone 
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. Capital of Papua New Guinea is?
    A) Lilongwe
    B) ‎Chisinau
    C) Funafuti
    D) Port Moresby
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Where is the headquarters of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) situated?
    A) New York, USA
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) London, UK
    D) Brasilia, Brazil 
    View Answer
    Option B
     
  5. Ratle Hydroelectric Plant is being built on which river?
    A) Jhelum
    B) Chenab
    C) Neelam 
    D) Indus 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Ratle Hydroelectric Plant is a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power station currently under construction on the Chenab River, downstream of the village of Ratle in Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
    Installed capacity — 850 MW 
  6. Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant being built  is designed to divert water from the Kishanganga River to a power plant in the ______ River.
    A) Jhelum
    B) Chenab
    C) Neelam
    D) Indus
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant is an $864 million dam which is part of a run-of-the-river hydroelectric scheme that is designed to divert water from the Kishanganga River to a power plant in the Jhelum River basin.
    Installed capacity — 330 MW
  7. Shikha Pandey belongs to which of the following sports?
    A) Chess 
    B) Badminton
    C) Golf
    D) Cricket 
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Indian Air Force felicitated cricketer Shikha Pandey
  8. Where is Hambantota Port situated?
    A) Bangladesh 
    B) China
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Hambantota Port is a maritime port in Hambantota, Sri Lanka.
    Sri Lanka has signed a $1.1 billion deal to sell a 70% stake of the strategic Hambantota port to China
  9. Name the designer of the Indian Flag?
    A) Pingali Venkayya
    B) K. M. Munshi
    C) Shivaram Rajguru
    D) Sagarmal Gopa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Mahatma Gandhi first proposed a flag to the Indian National Congress in 1921. The flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya. August 2 is the birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya 

 

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