Current Affairs Quiz: February 5, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. The quiz will give you a fair idea of how much you keep updated yourself about the latest happenings of the World. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz.

  1. Who is the head of the a six-member committee formed by Central Government to study the ways to improve India’s Haj policy and look into the issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage?
    A) S.S. Parkar
    B) Qaiser Shamim
    C) Afzal Amanullah
    D) Kamal Faruqui
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: The Union government has formed a six-member committee to study the ways to improve India’s Haj policy and look into the issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of a 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022. Afzal Amanullah has been appointed convener of the high-level panel
  2. 14th edition of Bio Asia 2017 will be held at which of the following place?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation: Hyderabad will host a three-day event – Bio Asia 2017 – to be inaugurated by Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on February 6. BioAsia 2017 would bring together 1,500 delegates from 50 nations, representing 800 corporates, with 100 high profile speakers.
  3. RBI has decided that till March 3, 2017, banks shall not levy any charges on customers for transactions up to Rs._____ settled on IMPS, USSD and UPI
    A) Rs 1000
    B)Rs 2000
    C)Rs 3000
    D)Rs 4000
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Who has been appointed as the Executive Director of NTPC Ltd.?
    A) Vineet Kumar Tripathi
    B) Anand Kumar Gupta
    C) Anirudh Singh
    D) Vikas Patel
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. Who has been selected as the new MD and CEO of National Stock Exchange (NSE)?
    A) Siddhartha Murarka
    B) Rajeev Singh
    C) Chitra Ramkrishna
    D) Vikram Limaye
    View Answer
    Option D
  6. Pathani Patnaik who passed away recently was a/an ______ ?
    A) Politician
    B) Litterateur
    C) Journalist
    D) Hockey Player
    View Answer
    Option B
  7. Joginder Singh whi passed away recently was the former Director of ____ .
    A) IB
    B) CBI
    C) RAW
    D) BCCI
    View Answer
    Option B
  8. World Cancer Day was celebrated on February 4, 2017. What was the theme for year 2017?
    A) Beat Cancer.
    B) We can. Eliminate Cancer.
    C) No place for Cancer.
    D) We can. I can.
    View Answer
    Option D
  9. Examination board of which state has become the first to that will conduct the exams for the transgender category in 2017?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation: For the first time since the Supreme Court recognised transgender people as a third gender in 2014, as many as 18 students in Bihar have been allowed to appear for the Board exams conducted by the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) under the third-gender category.
  10. Who has won the 29th Indian National Snooker Championship?
    A) Sundeep Gulati
    B) Pankaj Advani
    C) Malkeet Singh
    D) Arvind Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B

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