Current Affairs Quiz: July 13, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 July 2017 

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  1. India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country on cyber security cooperation?
    A) Palestine
    B) Germany
    C) Bangladesh
    D) UK
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     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cyber security cooperation.
  2. India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country on cooperation in the field of information technology and electronics (IT&E)?
    A) Palestine
    B) Germany
    C) Bangladesh
    D) UK
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra
    : Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of information technology and electronics (IT&E).
  3. India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country on cooperation in the field of health and medicine?
    A) Turkey
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Palestine
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     Option D
    Some Extra
    : Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of health and medicine.
  4. Cabinet has approved Joint Interpretative Notes (JIN) with which country for the promotion and protection of investments between the two countries.?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Afghanistan
    C) UK
    D) Germany
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra
    : Approval for the Joint Interpretative Notes (JIN) on the agreement between India and Bangladesh for the promotion and protection of investments between the two countries.
  5. Where has the union government approved for setting up of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC)?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Ranchi
    D) Varanasi
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     Option D
    Some Extra
    : Cabinet approved the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) in Varanasi, which will work to develop special rice varieties. It will be the first such international centre in eastern India and will play a major role in sustaining rice production in the region.
  6. Where has president Pranab Mukherjee annexe inaugurated ‘Ashiana Annexe’ which provided accommodation facilities for accompanying officers and staff of the Rashtrapati Bhavan?
    A) Patna
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Dehradun
    D) Varanasi
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra
    : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the annexe of the presidential retreat Ashiana which has accommodation facilities for accompanying officers and staff of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  7. India has advanced its target of eliminating malaria in the country from 2030 to ____
    A) 2027
    B) 2028
    C) 2025
    D) 2026
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra
    : India has advanced its target of eliminating malaria by three years to 2027. Earlier the target was 2030. In its efforts to eliminate the disease, Health Ministry has launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination in the country.
  8. Recently Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Ministry of Urban Development have been merged. The new ministry will be known as?
    A) MoPAH
    B) MoHUA
    C) MoHPD
    D) MoHUD
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : The government has merged the urban development and housing and urban poverty alleviation ministries. Now this will be known as Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). This is third time the ministries have been merged.
  9. Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently inaugurated Doppler Weather Radar. Doppler Weather Radar has been built by?
    A) ISRO
    B) DRDO
    C) IMD
    D) IIT
    View Answer
    Option
    Some Extra
    : Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated Doppler Weather Radar built by Indian Meteorological Department at Kochi. The facility is built as part of the modernization of observational network by replacing conventional network using indigenous technology. Fifty more such radars will be installed in the country in near future.
  10. Name the virtual server launched by Indian Railways with an inbuilt security system to optimise server usage and faster connectivity.
    A) RailCloud
    B) CloudFare
    C) BladeServer
    D) RailWire
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra
    : Railways has launched RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost. Developed by rail PSU RailTel at an estimated cost of about Rs. 53 crore, Railcloud aims at optimising server resources and its management.
  11. Name the first application launched in RailCloud server of Indian Railways.
    A) FastRail
    B) Nivaran
    C) Prakaash
    D) Prabal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu also launched the first application on RailCloud named ‘Nivaran’, which is a grievances redressal portal.
  12. What is the deadline set by government of India for mobile phones to install Global Positioning System (GPS)?
    A) February 1, 2018
    B) Februray 1, 2018
    C) April 1, 2018
    D) January 1, 2018
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra
    : The Telecom department has made it mandatory for all phones, including feature phones, to install Global Positioning System (GPS) from January 1, 2018. The order aims to ensure consumers’ safety as GPS can help locate them in emergency situations.
  13. Which state has becomethe first state in the country to fix minimum educational qualification for contesting cooperative body polls?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Kerala
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
  14. Which state has recently passed an issued an ordinance to curb the “social evils” caused by online rummy card games?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Telangana
    D) Uttarkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra
    : The Telangana government has issued an ordinance to curb the “social evils” caused by online rummy card games. It claimed that the game has become an addiction for many people and affected their family life. Notably, online gaming is an offence as per the provisions of another ordinance issued by the state a month ago.
  15. The retirement age of specialist medical officers of central armed police forces has been enhanced from 60 years to ______.
    A) 62 years
    B) 63 years
    C) 64 years
    D) 65 years
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra
    : The retirement age of specialist medical officers of central armed police forces and Assam Rifles has also been enhanced from 60 to 65 years.
  16. India will import oil from US for the first time. Which Indian oil company will import the oil?
    A) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
    B) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
    C) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    D) ONGC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra
    : India, the world’s third-largest oil importer, will import crude oil from the United States for the first time after Indian Oil Corp bought a cargo that will be delivered in October.
  17. 8th meeting of the SAARC Ministers of Law and Order has started in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Colombo
    C) Kabul
    D) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : 8th meeting of the SAARC Ministers of Law and Order has started in Colombo.
  18. Which country will host the eight edition of Theatre Olympics in the year 2018?
    A) Greece
    B) Spain
    C) France
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra
    : India will host next edition of Theatre Olympics, the biggest theatre celebration of the world. The eight edition of the greatest carnival will start from February 17-April 08, 2018.
  19. Which woman cricketer has become the highest run-scorer in the One-Day Internationals (ODI) by surpassing the record of former England captain Charlotte Edwards?
    A) Meg Lanning
    B) Mithali Raj
    C) Amy Satterthwaite
    D) Suzie Bates
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : Indian women’s cricket team skipper Mithali Raj has surpassed former England captain Charlotte Edwards to become the highest run-scorer in the One-Day Internationals (ODI). The Indian skipper now has 6,028 runs in 181 ODIs at an average of 51.37.
  20. Who has been appointed as the bowling coach of Indian Cricket Team?
    A) Javagal Srinath
    B) Zaheer Khan
    C) Ashish Nehra
    D) Kapil Dev
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : Former fast bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan was appointed the bowling coach and former batting great and captain Rahul Dravid was named batting consultant for specific overseas tours.
  21. Who has taken charge as the Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs?
    A) Subhash Chandra Garg
    B) Praveen Chandel
    C) Vinod Kumar Mehra
    D) Pramod Chandra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra
    : The former Executive Director of the World Bank Subhash Chandra Garg has assumed office as the new Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the Ministry of Finance.
  22. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Indian indoor cricket team?
    A) Sachin Tendulkar
    B) Murli Karthik
    C) Akash Chopra
    D) Sandeep Patil
    View Answer
    Option D
  23. Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Twitter?
    A) Jing Peng
    B) Ned Segal
    C) JC Penney
    D) Renee Gaeta
    View Answer
    Option B
  24. Which organization has won the Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for the year 2017?
    A) ISRO
    B) Indian Railways
    C) ONGC
    D) DRDO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : Indian Railways achieves a major landmark in the field of Eco friendly fuel technologies at Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) which has been awarded the coveted National level “Golden Peacock Award for the Year 2017 for Eco-Innovation” for substitution of fossil fuels (Diesel) by environment friendly CNG in DEMU passenger train services.
  25. Joseph Robinson who passed away recently was a renowned _______.
    A) Author
    B) Actor
    C) Politician
    D) Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra
    : Joseph ‘Tiger Joe Robinson, best known for his role as a doomed jewel smuggler in the James Bond film “Diamonds Are Forever”, has passed away.

 

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. World Indoor Cricket Federation (WICF) World Cup 2017 will be held in which country?
    A) India
    B) England
    C) UAE
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra
    :
    World Indoor Cricket Federation (WICF) World Cup, scheduled to be held from September 16 to 23 in Dubai, UAE
  2. Where is the headquarters of SAARC located?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Colombo
    C) Kabul
    D) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. What is the currency of Germany?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) CFA Franc
    D) Pound
    View Answer
    Option A


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23 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: July 13, 2017”

  1. NAZRIYA

    Seven army personnel’s A, B, C, D, E, F and G in a family get together after a long time. Among them four are males, three females, two married couples and three unmarried persons. They are posted at different parts of the country viz.; Srinagar, Jammu, Ladakh, Bikaner, Jalandhar, Surat and Chandigarh but not necessarily in the
    same order.
    B is not married and another person who is posted at Bikaner is the most intelligent. The person who is posted at Srinagar is married to the person who is posted at Jammu, who is the least intelligent among them. D is posted at surat and he is sitting on the leftmost corner. The person who is posted at Chandigarh is sitting on the
    rightmost corner .The person who is posted at Ladakh is married to C. C is the second most intelligent followed by her husband. The least intelligent is sitting on the immediate right of D, followed by the most intelligent. There are as many more intelligent persons than the person who is posted at Srinagar as there are less intelligent. In the row, followed by D there are three females sitting in succession. The person who is posted at Bikaner is female. The person who is posted at Chandigarh is more intelligent than the person who is posted at Surat, who
    is more intelligent than only one person, F. Neither A nor G is a female..

    1. mini

      ans plzzz…….n from wre u got such a tricky puzzle

      1. NAZRIYA

        ob se dear
        moumi dear’s ans is perfect

    2. Adi Nene

      Solution vachinda ee puzzle ki?

      1. NAZRIYA

        sol vachindhi que lo chinna thappu undhi,,ans ryt que is wrong ;D

        1. Adi Nene

          Nenu try chesaa but A,G,B laki 2 possibilities vastunai row lo place chesetappudu

          1. Adi Nene

            Qtn lo wrong undi annav kada ,enti aa wrong?

          2. NAZRIYA

            c is follwed by her hubby ante c tarwatha valla hubby anegaa, kindha 3 females follwed by D annadu,, ante 3 females tarwatha D undali,,
            alaa pedithe D corner anna maata thappu,, anduke ee muggurni venakki thoskunnaa 😀

          3. Adi Nene

            I think qtn is crct c is followed by ante c taruvata ani…
            Followed by d there are 3 fem ante d ni follow avtu 3 fem…
            there are 3 fem followed by d ante 3 fem taruvata d ani

          4. NAZRIYA

            hmm nijamee

          5. Adi Nene

            I too got the same bt vth the info gvn im nt able to fix A,G,B in row as u did above,hw u managed to fix?

          6. NAZRIYA

            c is follwed by her hubby kadaa soo next A,,
            tarwatha que starting lo B inka another bikenpr annadu soo vallidaru veru veru ani..

          7. Adi Nene

            Gud now i am able to fix B and E vh ur frst line clue.A ne C hus ani yelaa fix chesav,Maybe G kuda avvochuga,A,G males annadugani vere clue evaleduga

          8. NAZRIYA

            avunu kada monnelaa chesaanoo, chusthaa undu

  2. mini

    28/28……thanks az

  3. Ayushi Srivastava

    this site cover more CA than other sites…thanku so mch ….plz tell if i need to read newspaper for CA or jst go through ur site and read editorials from the hindu is it enough …plz tell mam??

    1. We try to cover each n every important news.
      You can go through newspapers .
      But no newspaper covers all news

  4. ครђ

    Thanks a ton ma’am 🙂 🙂

  5. jaga

    Thank u suraj sir

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