Current Affairs Quiz: July 3, 2018

Current Affairs 3 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. BJP president Amit Shah unveiled a stainless steel charkha in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    BJP president Amit Shah has unveiled a stainless steel charkha at the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad,Gujarat. The charkha, which is 21 feet in length, 11 feet in height,and 6.5 feet in breadth, is made of chromium-nickel stainless steel
  2. The government has set up a committee to upgrade norms for computation of economic data.Who will head this committee?
    A)Prathap Kumar
    B)PS Jayakumar
    C)Ravindra H Dholakia
    D)Arvind Subramnaiyam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has set up a 13-member committee to upgrade the norms for computation of economic data at states and districts level in the backdrop of plans to revise the base year for National Accounts or GDP calculation.It will be headed by Ravindra H Dholakia, a retired professor of IIM Ahmedabad.
  3. Which national park has become largest habitat of endangered estuarine crocodiles?
    A)Hemis National Park
    B)Manas National Park
    C)Bhitarkanika National Park
    D)Madhav National Park
    View Answer
    Option C
  4. Which stock exchange has entered into an agreement with Bombay Metal Exchange to develop commodity derivates market?
    A)National Stock exchange
    B)Bombay Stock exchange
    C)NASDAQ
    D)New York Stock exchange
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. As per data of National Health Profile 2018,which disease had 100 percent death rate in India in 2017?
    A)Measles
    B)Tuberculosis
    C)Rabies
    D)Typhoid
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to data from National Health Profile 2018, Rabies is the only disease that had a 100% death rate in India in 2017.
  6. 42nd World Heritage Committee held in which city?
    A)Siberia
    B)Vienna
    C)Bahrain
    D)Copenhagen
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mount Fanjingshan,situated in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, was inscribed to the World Heritage List at the 42nd World Heritage Committee meeting in Bahrain. A total of five natural sites were nominated to the World Heritage List in 2018.
  7. 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is scheduled to be held in which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)South Africa
    C)Mongolia
    D)Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is scheduled to be held in Ulaanbaatar,Mongolia. The theme of the meet is ‘Preventing Disaster Risk: Protecting Sustainable Development’.
  8. NABARD sanctioned how much allocation for West Bengal for rural infra projects?
    A)735 cr
    B)840 cr
    C)755 cr
    D)930 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NABARD has sanctioned Rs 735.53 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for West Bengal for facilitating the execution of 86 projects.
  9. IRDAI approved LIC proposal to increase its stake to 51% in which bank from 10.8% ?
    A)Corporation Bank
    B)Indian Bank
    C)Bank of Maharashtra
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
  10. According to latest data of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion(DIPP),India’s FDI in 2017-18 grew by how much percent?
    A)1
    B)2
    C)3
    D)2.5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the latest data of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), FDI in 2017-18 grew by only 3 per cent to USD 44.85 billion.
  11. India beat which country to win Kabaddi Masters Title?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)Iran
    C)Pakistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India beat Iran 44-26 in the Kabaddi Masters final in Dubai to reassert their supremacy in the sport. Led by skipper Ajay Thakur, who scored nine points, India were in top from the first minute to the last.
  12. Who was elected as new president of Delhi and District Cricket Association(DDCA)?
    A)Vishwas Patel
    B)Vijay Sriniwas
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Rajat Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
  13. Who was appointed as new chairman of Payments council of India?
    A)Aman Mittal
    B)Amit Sharma
    C)Vishwas patel
    D)Sumit Rawat
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    Option C
  14. Who was appointed as new director and GM of United India Insurance Compnay(UIIC)?
    A)Giani Merlo
    B)Ajay Sharma
    C)Raghubar Dayal
    D)KB Vijay Sriniwas
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    Option D
    Explanation:

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of United India Insurance Company?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Bhitar kanika National Park is situated in which state?
    A)MP
    B)UP
    C)Odisha
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C

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