Current Affairs Quiz: July 03, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 3 July 2017 

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  1. Recently which state has become the 20th state in country to ban begging?
    A) Jharkhand

    B) Haryana
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Uttarakhand has banned begging, making it one of the twenty states and two union territories to have banned the practice.
  2. Which of the following is the World’s first emergency call telephone number that has marked 80th anniversary recently?
    A) 111
    B) 888
    C) 222
    D) 999
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Police forces across Britain has celebrated 80th anniversary of World’s oldest emergency phone line since the introduction of the world’s first emergency call telephone number 80 years ago.
  3. Out of Rs. 23,000 crore that has to be disbursed to the State farmers by the RBI, what amount will disburse in July 2017?
    A) Rs. 1500 crore
    B) Rs. 1900 crore
    C) Rs. 1800 crore
    D) Rs. 1700 crore
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    According to a statement from Press Information Bureau (PIB), an amount of Rs. 23, 000 crore is to be disbursed to the State farmers by the RBI. As an immediate measure, Rs. 1700 crore will be released now.
  4. From 31 July 2017, which bank will block all its Maestro debit cards?
    A) State bank of India

    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Punjab National Bank has announced that its Maestro debit cards holders will face a card blockage if they fail to replace it with a more secure EMV chip based card by the end of this month.
  5. Veteran _________ Ravinder Randev has passed away.
    A) politician
    B) economist
    C) journalist 
    D) director
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     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Veteran journalist Ravinder Randev, who was active in journalism in Himachal Pradesh for over four decades has passed away.
  6. Name the former Indian diplomat,  and who was a former Indian Permanent Representative to the UN, who passed away?
    A) Nirupam Sen
    B) V. K. Nambiar
    C) Asoke Mukerji
    D) Kamalesh Sharma

    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
  7. Who has won the Eastbourne International Tennis title?
    A) Novak Djokovic
    B) Roger Federer
    C) Marin Cilic
    D) Gael Monfils
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     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Novak Djokovic has defeated France’s Gael Monfils to clinch the Eastbourne International title..
  8. 22nd Asian Athletics Championships (ACC) from July 5-9 will be held at whcich stadium of  Odisha?
    A) Barabati Stadium
    B) Veer Surendra Sai Stadium
    C) New Kalinga stadium
    D) KIIT Cricket Stadium
    View Answer
     Option C

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the New Kalinga stadium located in Odisha?
    A) Cuttack

    B) Puri
    C) Deogarh
    D) Bhubaneswar
    View Answer
     Option D
  2. Novak Djokovic is a tennis player from which country?
    A) Switzerland

    B) Denmark
    C) Serbia
    D) France
    View Answer
     Option C
  3. What is the deadline for replacing existing magnetic stripe only cards with EMV chip and pin based cards?
    A) December 31, 2018

    B) December 31, 2017
    C) July 31, 2017
    D) March 31, 2018
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    As per RBI advisory, existing magnetic stripe only cards need to be replaced with EMV chip and pin based cards by December 31, 2018, irrespective of the validity period of the cards.
    And from January 31, 2016 onwards, banks are directed to issue only EMV based debit and credit cards.

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