Current Affairs Quiz: July 05, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 5 July 2017 

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  1. From 2018, which state is going to have a separate agriculture budget to substantially enhance funds for the agriculture sector?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Telangana would have a separate budget for agriculture from the next year. In a meeting, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao decided to substantially enhance funds for the agriculture sector and present a separate agriculture budget.
  2. Where will be the India’s tallest air traffic control (ATC) tower be operational in December this year?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Gurgaon
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    The new ATC tower at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport will be the tallest (101.9-metre) structure in Delhi. It will be the seventh tallest ATC tower in the world.
  3. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the foreign portfolio investment (FPI) limit in government securities by 4.7% to Rs _____ billion for July-September quarter.
    A) 2.54
    B) 2.62
    C) 2.34
    D) 2.42
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the foreign portfolio investment (FPI) limit in government securities by 4.7% to Rs2.42 billion for July-September quarter, mainly to increase foreign capital inflows. Earlier, the limit was Rs2.31 billion.
  4. Which of the following banks has terminated its joint venture agreement with Canada-based investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) IDFC Bank
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    ICICI Bank has announced that its joint venture agreement with Canada-based investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings has been terminated.
  5. Under which jurisdiction with regard to the Basel III reforms, has the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial system kept India on liquidity coverage ratio?
    A) compliant
    B) mainly compliant
    C) largely compliant
    D) extra compliant
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     Option C
  6. Under which jurisdiction with regard to the Basel III reforms, has the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial system kept India in area of risk-based capital?
    A) compliant
    B) mainly compliant
    C) largely compliant
    D) extra compliant
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    The report submitted by FSB listed India as a ‘compliant’ jurisdiction with regard to the Basel III reforms in area of risk-based capital and as ‘largely compliant’ on liquidity coverage ratio.
  7. Which country has topped the list in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) UK
    D) Hong Kong
    View Answer
     Option C
  8. What rank has India got in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks?
    A) 78
    B) 92
    C) 86
    D) 88
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    India has slipped to the 88th place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks, while the U.K. remains on the top.
  9. Name the NGO that has been awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize for devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impacts of drought.
    A) Swayam Shikshan Prayog
    B) Swadhar IDWC
    C) SevaSahayog
    D) Swades Foundation
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Swayam Shikshan Prayog, an NGO in Pune, has been awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize for devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impacts of drought. It is the only Indian organisation to win the award, making the cut from more than 800 nominations across 120 countries.
  10. Veteran _____________ actor-writer Madhukar Toradmal has passed away.
    A) Bengali
    B) Tamil
    C) Marathi
    D) Malayalam
    View Answer
     Option C

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Ritika Thaker is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Cricket
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option A
  2. Simran Singhi is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Cricket
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Ritika Thaker beat Simran Singhi in an all-Indian women’s singles final in the Ivory Coast International badminton tournament at Abidjan. Along with the duo combined together i.e. Ritika Thaker and Simran Singhi won the doubles title in the same.
  3. What is the currency of Ivory Coast?
    A) Peso
    B) Dollar
    C) CFA franc
    D) Pound
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Capital — Yamoussoukro
  4. Name the central bank of Switzerland?
    A) National Swiss Bank
    B) State Bank of Switzerland
    C) Reserve Bank of Switzerland
    D) Swiss National Bank
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Headquarters -‎Bern‎ and ‎Zurich
  5. The twelfth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) held on 7–8 July 2017 in
    A) Turkey
    B) China
    C) Germany
    D) Australia
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The 2017 G20 Hamburg summit is the twelfth meeting of the Group of Twenty (G20) held on 7–8 July 2017 in the city of Hamburg (Germany).

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