Current Affairs Quiz: July 5, 2018

Current Affairs 5 July 2018 Quiz

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  1. Cabinet approved India’s accession to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Copyright Treaty, and WIPO“PPT” extending copyright coverage to the internet and digital spheres.Expand PPT?
    A)Performers and Phonograms Treaty
    B)Performance and Phonograms Treaty
    C)Pacific and Performers Treaty
    D)Property and Pacific Treaty
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet approved India’s accession to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Copyright Treaty, and WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) extending copyright coverage to the internet and digital spheres.

  2. The Union Cabinet gave nod for transfer of a 5.99 acre Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB) in which region in Arunachal Pradesh?
    A)Siang
    B)West Kameng
    C)Tawang
    D)Anjaw
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The state government had identified land measuring 5.99 acres within the campus of SSB — a central paramilitary force mandated to guard 1,751 km India-Nepal and 699 km India-Bhutan borders — at Tawang for the multipurpose ground with parking facility over 4,73 acres and a ring road (1.26 acres).

  3. Union Cabinet extended the date for rehabilitation of migrants upto which year?
    A)April 2020
    B)March 2019
    C)December 2019
    D)March 2020
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its nod for the continuation, up to 2020, of eight schemes of the Home Ministry for relief and rehabilitation of migrants under the umbrella scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates”.

  4. India’s first Global Mobility Summit is scheduled to be held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Against this background,NITI Aayog, in collaboration with various ministries and industry partners, is organising“MOVE:Global Mobility Summit” in New Delhi on 7th and 8th September,2018.
  5. Which country has decided to setup disaster database before 2020?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Highlighting the need to systemise disaster data by setting up a database on a sustainable basis, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju announced that it will be India’s endeavour to set up disaster database before 2020.
  6. Which state government signed MoU with British Council to promote cultural, educational and skill development exchanges?
    A)Odisha
    B)West Bengal
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that the British Council and the state government will sign an MoU to promote cultural, educational and skill development exchanges between Britain and Bengal.

  7. Which state government ordered mandatory dope test of all government employees?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Punjab
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a mandatory dope test of all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their service.

  8. Delhi government launched which initiative to make commuting easy for delhi residents?
    A)Make Delhi
    B)Delhi Connect
    C)Traffic Connect
    D)Connect Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The initiative will carry out a holistic planning exercise covering all public transport to ensure all areas of Delhi are connected.
  9. Which airport has been renamed after Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya?
    A)Itanagar
    B)Agartala
    C)Assam
    D)Srinagar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The decision comes in the wake of a long-pending demand of the people of Tripura as well as the state government to rename the airport after Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya as a tribute to the last ruler of the princely (1923-1947).

  10. In which city,the first e-waste recycling unit will be set up?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union minister of chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar announced that the country’s first e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

  11. Behdienkhlam Festival is celebrated in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Sikkim
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Behdienkhlam Festival of the Raij Tuber, one of the most colourful and the biggest festivals in the Jaintia Hills region concluded amidst thousands of spectators from across the state and outside.

  12. UNESCO signed agreement with which government to setup “Design University” for gaming ?
    A)Punjab
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The agreement was signed between UNESCO and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) for establishing a ‘Gaming Digital Learning Hub’.

  13. RBI recently approved which Bank to operate in India?
    A)Bank of America
    B)Bank of China
    C)DBS Bank
    D)Royal Bank of Scotland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to reports, the decision was based on the commitment made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Chinese leadership. Following this, the 106-year-old Bank of China will open a branch in India.

  14. Union Cabinet extended the recapitalisation scheme for “Regional Rural Banks” (RRBs) for the which will enable RRBs to maintain the minimum prescribed capital to risk weighted assets ratio (CRAR) of how much percent?
    A)9%
    B)8%
    C)8.5%
    D)10%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Cabinet extended the recapitalisation scheme for “Regional Rural Banks” (RRBs) for the next three years. This will enable the RRBs to maintain the minimum prescribed capital to risk weighted assets ratio (CRAR) of 9%.

  15. Which bank got approval from SEBI to launch mutual fund?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Yes Bank has received the final regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to commence its mutual fund business.

  16. According to NITI Aoyog,Indian economy will grow by how much percent from 2019?
    A)4%
    B)7%
    C)8%
    D)7.3%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, the Indian economy is “on the cusp of a major sustained and ongoing recovery” and poised to grow above 8% from next year..

  17. Who was appointed to head UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan?
    A)Major General Jose Eladio Alcain
    B)Antonia Guterres
    C)Guy Ryder
    D)David Nabarro
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Alcain will succeed Major General Per Gustaf Lodin of Sweden, who will complete his two-year assignment in July 2018.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Name the CEO of Yes Bank?
    A)Rana Kapoor
    B)Shashi shanker
    C)Chanda kochhar
    D)Shikha Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Currently,there are how many RRBs in India?
    A)55
    B)36
    C)56
    D)38
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Bank of China?
    A)Beijing
    B)Shanghai
    C)Tianjin
    D)Chongqing
    View Answer
    Option A

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