Current Affairs Quiz: July 30, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 30 July 2017 

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  1. Which state government has launched ‘Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar’ scheme by flagging off over 100 uberMOTO bikes?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Punjab

    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra
    The Punjab government has announced the launch of its flagship ‘Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar’ scheme by flagging off over 100 uberMOTO bikes. Under the scheme the state government will be providing commercial two wheelers and four wheelers to unemployed youth at subsidised rates.
  2. Which state’s women commission will ink an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for rescue and rehabilitation of women who are victims of sex trafficking, etc?
    A) Madhya Pradesh 
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra 
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Under the pact, one of the key areas would be to impart skills to the affected women so as to help them sustain themselves financially
  3. Which of the following is not one of the public sector banks which has got the approval from RBI to offer Bharat Bill Payment System to the customers?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Bank of India
    C) Union Bank of India

    D) Indian Overseas Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Public sector Indian Overseas Bank has offered Bharat Bill Payment System, introduced by the National Payments Corporation of India, for its customers.Indian Overseas Bank is one of the three public sector banks (apart from Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India) to get the approval from RBI for providing the service.
  4. Which of the following will take over the life insurance business portfolio of Sahara India Life Insurance from 31st July 2017 as directed by IRDAI?
    A) HDFC Standard Life Insurance
    B) IndiaFirst Life Insurance
    C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    D) PNB MetLife India Insurance Company
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority has directed ICICI Prudential Life Insurance to take over the life insurance business portfolio of Sahara India Life Insurance from 31st July 2017.
  5. According to OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report released by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD), what is the rank of India in the list of world’ biggest beef exporters?
    A) 1st
    B) 2nd
    C) 3rd
    D) 4th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    According to report,India exported 1.56 million tonnes of beef last year. India being 3rd on list.  
  6. According to OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report released by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD), what country is the world’ biggest beef exporters?
    A) Australia 
    B) Brazil
    C) Zimbabwe  
    D) Canada 
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Outlook report ranked Brazil as the world’s top beef exporter, followed by Australia.
  7. Name the country’s first unmanned tank which is being rolled out from the Chennai lab?
    A) Syntra 
    B) Cyntra
    C) Duntra
    D) Muntra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an unmanned, remotely operated tank which has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. It is called Muntra.
  8. Who has been appointed as the interim prime minister of Pakistan after Nawaz Sharif stepped down following Panama Paper Case?
    A) Shahbaz Sharif
    B) Shahid Abbasi
    C) Mohammad Khalid 
    D) Akram Khalis   
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Pakistan’s former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will run the government as interim prime minister of Pakistan until Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shahbaz is elected as member of parliament.
  9. Who has been appointed as India’s Alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
    A) Shaktikanta Das
    B) Krishnamurthy
    C) Bikram Das

    D) Subhash Chandra Garg
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has been appointed as India’s Alternate Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
    Garg has been appointed in place of former DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das.
  10. ‘Shachi’ and ‘Shruti’, are the first warships to be launched by a private sector shipyard in India. They are launched by ______
    A) Reliance Defence and Engineering
    B) ABG Shipyard
    C) Shalimar Works (1980) Ltd
    D) Timblo Drydocks Private Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
  11. Yoshiaki Ishizawa, a Japanese historian who helped save Cambodia’s renowned Angkor Wat temple complex has been chosen for which award/prize?
    A) Templeton Prize
    B) Jawaharlal Nehru Award
    C) Magsaysay Awards
    D) Abel Prize
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Yoshiaki Ishizawa, a Japanese historian who helped save Cambodia’s renowned Angkor Wat temple complex was among the winners of this year’s Magsaysay Awards, widely regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel prize.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. When is International Tiger Day observed?
    A) 29 July
    B) ‎27 July
    C) 28 July
    D) 30 July
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  2. Where is Angkor Wat temple located?
    A) USA
    B) Cambodia
    C) Japan
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Angkor Wat is an Indianized temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world
  3. Kevin Durant is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Table Tennis
    B) Badminton
    C) Football
    D) Basketball
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    NBA champion and Finals MVP Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors and 3,459 Indian children from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program set a new Guinness World Record achievement for the world’s largest basketball lesson (multiple venues) ever held.
  4. Where is the headquarters of United Nations Development Programme situated?
    A) New York, USA
    B) Stockholm, Sweden
    C) Paris, France
    D) Rome, Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  5. Where is the headquarters of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority situated?
    A) Hyderabad 
    B) Mangalore 
    C) Pune 
    D) Bhubaneswar 
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    Hyderabad , Telangana
  6. Where is the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Singapore 
    View Answer
    Option C
  7. Where is the headquarters of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

 

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