Current Affairs Quiz: July 11, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 11 July 2017 

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 10 July 2017 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of July 10, 2017

  1. Name the e-initiative launched by the central government for the Income tax Department to directly communicate with the taxpayers?
    A) Aakar Setu
    B) Aaykar Online
    C) Aaykar Setu
    D) Aakar Online
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched ‘Aaykar Setu’ — an e-initiative for the Income tax Department to directly communicate with the taxpayers and aimed at providing information on useful tax services.
  2. Where will Odisha the Kalinga International Sports City to hold mega international events in the coming years?
    A) Bhubaneswar
    B) Cuttack
    C) Puri
    D) Rourkela
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    After the successful organisation of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships, the Odisha government has announced it would set up the Kalinga International Sports City in Bhubaneswar to hold mega international events in the coming years. 
  3. With which of the following has enterprise solutions provider SAP launched ‘GST in a Box’ solution for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get GST ready?
    A) Ericson
    B) TCS
    C) IBM
    D) Dell EMC
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    SAP is providing a pre-packaged ‘GST in a Box’ solution running on infrastructure solutions of Dell EMC which is aimed at helping MSMEs digitally transform their businesses in compliance with GST.
  4. Which of the following Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) has become the first in the country to begin skill development in collaboration with a state?
    A) Central Industrial Security Force
    B) Indo-Tibetan Border Police
    C) Sashastra Seema Bal
    D) Border Security Force
    View Answer
     Option C
     
  5. India is  going to be a part of Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC). The committee was formed under the guidance of
    A) World Bank
    B) Bank for International Settlements
    C) International Monetary Fund
    D) United Nations
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    India will soon have representation in the Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) of various central bankers and experts that has been recently formed to work towards the development of a transparent global foreign exchange market.
    The committee has been set up under the guidance of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which is an organisation owned by 60 member central banks representing countries from around the world.
  6. Sashastra Seema Bal in collaboration with which state has began skill development programme and has become the first Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to do so in collaboration with a state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Chhattisgarh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has become the first Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to begin skill development in collaboration with a state. It has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Uttar Pradesh Government for three-month course on skill development.
  7. The World Bank Group is going to create a nearly _____ billion innovative new facility that aims to advance women’s entrepreneurship.
    A) $1.5
    B) $2
    C) $1
    D) $2.5
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The facility would also help women in developing countries gain increased access to the finance, markets, and networks necessary to start and grow a business.
  8. Country’s forex reserves touched how much in the week to June 30, that was recorded as the highest in history?
    A) $386.539 billion
    B) $336.289 billion
    C) $387.459 billion
    D) $337.889 billion
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    $386.539 billion. The facility would also help women in developing countries gain increased access to the finance, markets, and networks necessary to start and grow a business.
  9. Gifts given by the employer to the employee worth above how much value will come under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST)?
    A) Rs 1 lakh
    B) Rs 1,50,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 80,000
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Finance Ministry has announced that gifts of above Rs 50,000 value in a year, when given by the employer to the employee without consideration and outside the contractual agreement, will come under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  10. Government has announced to make MRP, expiry date printed mandatory on goods sold online from
    A) January 2018
    B) April, 2018
    C) September 2017
    D) August 2017
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also information like expiry date and customer care details.
  11. Which country has topped the medal tally in the 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships held in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha?
    A) China
    B) Iran
    C) India
    D) Kazakhstan
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Hosts India, with 12 gold, five silver and 12 bronze (29 medals), topped the medals tally for the first time in the history of Asian Athletics Championships.
  12. Who has won the Austrian Grand Prix?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Nico Rosberg
    C) Felipe Massa
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Mercedes’s driver Valtteri Bottas has won the Austrian Grand Prix by defeating Ferrari’s German Sebastian Vettel.
  13. Which of the followng has been conferred with the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for Environment Management?
    A) NTPC Limited
    B) Lucas TVS Limited
    C) Danfoss India
    D) Reliance Industries Limited
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:

    Climate and energy efficiency solutions company Danfoss India has been conferred with the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for Environment Management.
  14. Naresh Chandra has passed away recently. He was the former Indian Ambassador to
    A) Netherlands
    B) UK
    C) Russia
    D) USA
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Former Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Naresh Chandra has passed away.
  15. Book “Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature” has been authored by
    A) Shashi Tharoor
    B) Jairam Ramesh
    C) Abhishek Singhvi
    D) Kapil Sibal
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Marking the birth centenary of the first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a book “Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature”, authored by former union minister Jairam Ramesh was released at a function in Mumbai.

 

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Under Metro Blood Bank project of government, centres of excellence in transfusion medicine in the four metro cities would be set up. Which of the following metro city is not a part of this list?
    A) Mumbai 
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Metro Blood Bank project (launched on 22 July 2014) of the health ministry under which centres of excellence in transfusion medicine in the four metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata would be set up.
  2. Who is the present Indian Ambassador to U.S.?
    A) Arun Kumar Singh
    B) Nirupama Rao
    C) Navtej Sarna
    D) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Navtej Sarna: 2016 – present
  3. Where is the headquarters of Bank for International Settlements (BIS) situated?
    A) Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
    B) Lisbon, Portugal
    C) Shanghai, China
    D) Basel, Switzerland
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international financial institution owned by central banks which “fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks”.
    The BIS was established in 1930 by an intergovernmental agreement between Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, the United States and Switzerland. It opened its doors in Basel, Switzerland on 17 May 1930.
  4. Which country hosted the 19th World Congress on Environment Management?
    A) UK
    B) Singapore
    C) UAE
    D) India
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    In Hyderabad, Telangana
  5. Manpreet Kaur is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Javelin throw
    B) Heptathlon
    C) Shot put
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Manpreet Kaur (Shot put) — Gold winner at 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships (AAC)
  6. Neeraj Chopra is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Javelin throw
    B) Heptathlon
    C) Shot put
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Neeraj Chopra (Javelin throw) — Gold winner at 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships (AAC)
  7. Swapna Burman is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Javelin throw
    B) Heptathlon
    C) Athletics
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Swapna Burman (Heptathlon) — Gold winner at 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships (AAC)
  8. Govindan Lakshmanan is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Javelin throw
    B) Heptathlon
    C) Athletics
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Govindan Lakshmanan — 5000 metres and 10,000 metres Gold winner at 22nd edition of Asian Athletics Championships (AAC)

Click here for the Current Affairs Quiz Section

 

 

Related posts

9 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: July 11, 2017”

  1. K!nG Iz B!nG

    10x team??

  2. Sachin Shukla

    thanku:))))

  3. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks mam:))))

  4. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    Ty,,,Ty,,,

  5. SRIVASTAVA SRK SBI IN NABARD P

    TY..

Leave a Comment