Current Affairs Quiz: August 3, 2018

Current Affairs 3 August 2018 Quiz

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  1. Ministry of MSME has launched which mission for implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country?
    A)Solar Chakr
    B)Charkha
    C)Solar Power
    D)Solar Charkha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of MSME has launched the Solar Charkha Mission for implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country with a budget of Rs.550 crore for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20.

  2. Ministry of Culture launched which yojana ” to reimburse central share of CGST and IGST on food, prasad, langar or bhandara offered by religious and charitable institutions?

    A)Seva Sansthan Yojana
    B)Seva Bhoj Yojana
    C)Bhoj Yojana
    D)Seva Satkar Yojana

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Culture launched a scheme called “Seva Bhoj Yojana” to reimburse central share of CGST and IGST on food, prasad, langar or bhandara offered by religious and charitable institutions.It has a outlay of Rs.325.00 crore.

  3. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the first extension of CFS to support Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad for five years till 2023.What is “F” in CFS?

    A)Finnacle
    B)Financing
    C)Financial
    D)Financially

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the first extension of Concessional Financing Scheme(CFS) to support Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad for five years till 2023.

  4. Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Power have joined hands under the initiative SAATHI.What is first“A” in SAATHI stands for?
    A)Adopted
    B)Accelerated
    C)Adoption
    D)Acceleration
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Power have joined hands under the initiative SAATHI(Sustainable and Accelerated adoption of efficient Textile technologies to help small industries).

  5. NITI Aoyog launched which hackathon to crowdsource future mobility solutions for India?

    A)Hackers Moves
    B)Movable Hack
    C)Hacker
    D)Move Hack

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Envisaged to be one of the largest hackathons in the world, the NITI Aayog laumched a global mobility hackathon “Move Hack” to crowdsource future mobility solutions for India.

  6. Who launched the logo and tagline for GI to increase awareness about intellectual property rights(IPR) in the country?

    A)Suresh Prabhu
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)Narendra Modi

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu launched a logo and tagline for GI to increase awareness about intellectual property rights(IPR) in the country.

  7. Which state government launched the “Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam”scheme that makes unemployed youth in the state, eligible of receiving Rs 1000 per month from the government?

    A)Odisha
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh Government has approved the “Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam”scheme that makes unemployed youth in the state, eligible of receiving Rs 1000 per month from the government.

  8. The final draft of the National Register of Citizens(NRC) of Assam was released in which city?
    A)Imphal
    B)Guwahati
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Shillong
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Amid tight security, the second and the final draft of the NRC of Assam was released in Guwahati.Out of 3,29,91,384 total applicants, 2,89,83,677 people have been found eligible to be included in the National Register of Citizens.

  9. Which state is leading the chart as top performer in the first ever State Energy Efficiency Index released by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Kerala
    D)UP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab have emerged as the top performers in the first ever State Energy Efficiency Index released by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) with Kerala leading the chart.

  10. Which country successfully test-fired the endo-atmospheric Advanced Air Defence(AAD) interceptor missile?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India successfully test-fired the endo-atmospheric Advanced Air Defence(AAD) interceptor missile which is a part of the country’s ballistic missile defence (BMD) shield against a multiple target scenario.

  11. NABARD sanctioned how much amount for eight water projects in rural areas of Haryana?
    A)752 cr
    B)772 cr
    C)700 cr
    D)800 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has sanctioned Rs.772 crore for eight water projects in rural areas of Haryana.Works on these projects, which will supply water to 256 villages and 72 hamlets, are in progress.

  12. Which bank surpassed YES Bank m-cap to become sixth most valuable private sector bank?
    A)Nainital Bank
    B)HSBC Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)Bandhan Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bandhan Bank has surpassed YES Bank’s market capitalisation (market cap) to become the sixth most valuable private sector bank and seventh most valued listed lender.

  13. Reliance Industries Limited signed a MoU with which bank to deepen their digital partnership?
    A)PNB
    B)HDFC
    C)SBI
    D)ICICI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to a company statement, the MoU is about the larger digital partnership which looks beyond the Jio Payments Bank which is a joint venture between RIL and SBI.

  14. According to Morgan Stanley report,India GDP to remain at how much percent in this financial year?
    A)7.0
    B)7.2
    C)7.3
    D)7.5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s economy is expected to clock GDP growth of 7.5% in this financial year according to a Morgan Stanley report.

  15. Who has been awarded with Fields Medal,which is often called the Nobel Prize of mathematics?
    A)Sriram Venkatesh
    B)Venkatesh Pujara
    C)Akshay Venkatesh
    D)Ajay Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    An Indian-born, Australian-raised mathematics genius Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the Fields Medal,which is often called the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Morgan Stanley?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Paris
    C)NewYork
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Reliance Industries?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Nashik
    D)Kolhapur
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. NABARD was founded in which year?
    A)1981
    B)1993
    C)1990
    D)1982
    View Answer
    Option D

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