Current Affairs Quiz: February 27, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz for 27 February 2017 has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz. It will help you to prepare for various upcoming competitive exams.

  1. Government of India has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2016-17–Series IV, from February 27, 2017 to March 03, 2017. This is the ___ tranche of SGB .
    A) fifth
    B) sixth
    C) seventh
    D) eighth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: The government will launch the 7th tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds on Monday under which people will be able to buy securities worth up to 500 grams of the metal. The Bonds will be sold through banks, Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL), designated post offices and recognised stock exchanges.
  2. Which is the richest Indian city as per New World Wealth Report?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bangalore
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation: According to New World Wealth, India’s financial capital Mumbai, which is home to 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires, is the richest Indian city with a total wealth of $ 820 billion .
  3. What was the theme of 2nd Hunar Haat that recently concluded in New Delhi?
    A) Hunar ka Sangam
    B) Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam
    C) Art and Craft the way of Life
    D) Hunar Talent ka Sangam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: Held in New Delhi from 11 to 26th February, the theme of the event was “Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam”
  4. Which city will host the next “Hunar Haat”?
    A) Amsitsar
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: Next “Hunar Haat” will be organized at Mumbai soon.
  5. Which Indian shuttler has got a place in BWF Athletes’ Commission as a representative of the IOC Athletes’ Commission?
    A) P.V Sindhu
    B) Jwala Gutta
    C) Ashwini Ponnappa
    D) Saina Nehwal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation: Adding another feather in her cap, star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who was appointed a member of the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission (AC) last year, would be representing the panel in the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
  6. The medical project RAHAT inaugurated in Rajasthan is related to which disease?
    A) Cancer
    B) Heart Attack
    C) Tuberculosis
    D) AIDS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: RAHAT – Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment programme
  7. What is India’s GDP growth rate prediction for 2017-18 by NCAER?
    A) 6.9%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 6.8%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: NCAER – 2016-17=> 6.9% ; 2017-18 => 7.3%
  8. As per Moody’s report which country will have the fastest GDP growth rate among G-20 nations in 2017?
    A) China
    B) US
    C) Germany
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation: India will be the fastest-growing economy among G-20 countries clocking a 7.1 per cent growth in 2017.
  9. What is the rank of TCS in overall global brands as per Brand Finance report?
    A) 3rd
    B) 20th
    C) 25th
    D) 21st
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: In IT Service – 3rd ; Overall – 25th
  10. Which country has launched world′s first robot table tennis tutor?
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) Russia
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation: Japan has created this robot named – FORPHEUS (Future Omron Robotics Technology for Exploring Possibility of Harmonised aUtomation with Sinic Theoretics)

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