Current Affairs Quiz: July 04, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 4 July 2017 

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  1. PM Narendra Modi is going to adopt which of the following villages of Varanasi under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana as his third village?
    A) Jayapur
    B) Nagepur
    C) Kakrahia
    D) Anantpur
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    PM Modi had chosen to adopt Kakrahia under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. In the past two years, PM Modi has adopted Jayapur and Nagepur in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi.
    Other two are – Jayapur and Nagepur
  2. Which of the following helpline number has been launched by the Delhi High Court to provide litigants easy access to justice?
    A) 1111
    B) 1888
    C) 1222
    D) 1999
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Delhi High Court has launched a first-of-its-kind dedicated helpline number 1888 to provide litigants easy access to justice.
  3. In which state is a digital ride sharing app, “G-Ride” launched that will match co-workers and neighbours and help them travel together to work?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has launched G-Ride, a digital ride sharing platform designed and deployed for the IT industry by the Group of Technology Companies (GTech), the industry body of IT companies in the state.
  4. Name the first state in the country to implement an integrated Core Banking Solution Project covering all three tiers of short term cooperative credit structure.
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated computerisation of PACS and launched RuPay Kisan Credit cards in the state.
    Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS)
  5. Name the state which has set record with plantation of 6 cr saplings in a day under a campaign to save the environment and conservation of the Narmada river.
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Haryana
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    In Madhya Pradesh, a massive plantation campaign was undertaken to save the environment and conservation of the Narmada river. According to official sources over six crores, saplings were planted in 24 districts of Narmada basin in just 12 hours.
  6. Which state is going to raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of the one-horned rhinos?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Bihar
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Assam government is going to raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of the one-horned rhinos in Assam
  7. Where is ‘The Arena’, one of the most advanced integrated multi-purpose stadiums, inaugurated by Prime Minster Narendra Modi?
    A) Varanasi
    B) Surat
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated ‘The Arena’ in Ahmedabad, Gujarat one of the most advanced integrated multi-purpose stadiums.

    • It is a public-private partnership between the government of Gujarat and TransStadia.

  8. Where will the country’s biggest global skill park be set up whose foundation stone has been laid recently?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Karnal
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Varanasi
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajeev Pratap Rudi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan have laid the foundation stone of the country’s biggest Global Skill Park in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  9. Where is the joint military training exercise “Maitree 2017” between India and Thailand taking place?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    A 14-day joint military training exercise “Maitree 2017” between India and Thailand has started in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
  10. The World Health Organisation has declared an end of which of the following in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)?
    A) Influenza pandemics
    B) Ebola
    C) HIV/AIDS
    D) Flu pandemics
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The World Health Organisation has declared an end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
  11. Which of the following banks has launched its Image Debit Card that will allow its cardholders to personalise the card with the image of his/her choice?
    A) Nainital Bank
    B) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    C) South Indian Bank
    D) Karnataka Bank
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Karnataka Bank has launched the ‘KBL-Image Debit Card’ to enable its cardholders to personalise the card with the image of his/her choice.
  12. Fino Paytech has launched has started its operations as
    A) Payments Bank
    B) Small Finance Bank
    C) Universal Bank
    D) Cooperative Bank
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    FINO Payments Bank has commenced operations as a payments bank with effect from June 30, according to the Reserve Bank of India.
    4th in row after Airtel M Commerce Services, Department of Posts and Paytm Payments Bank.
  13. Which of the following banks has signed a $220 Million Loan Agreement for Improving Road Connectivity and Transport Efficiency on State Highways of Rajasthan with India?
    A) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    B) World Bank
    C) International Monetary Fund
    D) Asian Development Bank
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $220 million loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on State Highways of Rajasthan.
  14. Which of the following Commodity Exchanges will merge to create the country’s third biggest commodity exchange?
    A) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange and Multi Commodity Exchange
    B) National Multi Commodity Exchange and Indian Commodity Exchange 
    C) Universal Commodity Exchange and National Multi Commodity Exchange
    D) Indian Commodity Exchange Limited and Multi Commodity Exchange
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    National Multi Commodity Exchange (NMCE) will merge with Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) creating the country’s third biggest commodity exchange.
  15. Which of the following countries has won  FIFA Confederation Cup Football title held at St Petersburg, Russia?
    A) Chile
    B) New Zealand
    C) Germany
    D) Argentina
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Germany has won the maiden FIFA Confederation Cup Football title by defeating Copa America Champion Chile by 1-0 goals in the final match held at St Petersburg, Russia.
  16. Who has become the first Indian to win FIA Formula 3 European Championship race?
    A) Narain Karthikeyan
    B) Karun Chandhok
    C) Miland Joshi
    D) Jehan Daruvala
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Jehan Daruvala has become the first Indian driver to win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, claiming victory in Race 3 at the Nuremberg circuit.
  17. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?
    A) Om Prakash Rawat
    B) Nasim Zaidi
    C) Achal Kumar Jyoti
    D) H.S.Brahma
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Narendra Modi govt has appointed Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti as Chief Election Commissioner. He will succeed  Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi.
  18. Carrie Lam has been sworn in as the first Female Leader of which of the following countries?
    A) Chile
    B) Hong Kong
    C) Spain
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Carrie Lam has been sworn in as Hong Kong’s chief executive, becoming its first female leader and the fourth person to hold the top government post since China regained control of the former British colony in 1997.
  19. Name the IPS Officer from India who has been conferred award the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes Award by the US State Department?
    A) Sanjay Kumar Singh
    B) Diptesh Kumar Pattanayak
    C) Asheet Kumar Panigrahi
    D) Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat, an IPS officer from Telangana currently Rachakonda police Commissioner, has been conferred with the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes Award by the US State Department for his fight against human trafficking in India.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi is
    A) Varanasi
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Surat
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
     Option A
  2. Which of the following dam is located on Narmada River?
    A) Bargi Dam
    B) Gandhi Sagar Dam
    C) Kolar Dam
    D) Rajghat Dam
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:

    Dams on river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh – Indirasagar, Omkareshwar Dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, Bargi Dam
  3. Which of the following city is located on the banks of Narmada River?
    A) Jaunpur
    B) Jabalpur
    C) Gwalior
    D) Ujjain
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Cities on the banks of river Narmada –
    In Madhya Pradesh – Jabalpur
    In Gujarat – Vadodara, Bharuch
  4. Where is the Headquarters of Karnataka Bank situated?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mysuru
    C) Mangalore
    D) Bellary
    View Answer
     Option C
  5. What is the currency of Germany?
    A) dollar
    B) franc
    C) peso
    D) euro
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Capital -Berlin
  6. Achal Kumar Jyoti , one of the Election Commissioners has been appointed as the India’s new Chief Election Commissioner. Name the other Election Commissioner.
    A) Om Prakash Rawat
    B) Nasim Zaidi
    C) V. S. Sampath
    D) H.S.Brahma
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Election Commission of India has 1 Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and 2 Election Commissioners.  After the appointment of Achal Kumar Jyoti as CEC recently, position of one Election Commissioner is vacant now.

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