Current Affairs Quiz: February 7, 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. DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile has been recently tested by which country?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) France
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    Option B
    Explanation: China’s newly-formed Rocket Force has conducted an exercise with advanced DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile that has a range of over 1,000 km and could target a number countries in the neighbourhood, including India.
  2. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has started its operation with 5 branches in which Indian city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation: Ujjivan Small Finance Bank today officially started its services with five pilot branches from Bengaluru.
  3. Which bank has become the first bank in India to connect with Earthport’s global payments network?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) YES Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation: India’s third largest private bank, Axis Bank, has tied up with Earthport Plc, a cross-border payment network, (based in UK) to enable faster outbound cross-border payments for its customers through Earthport’s state-of-the-art global payments network.
    Earlier in Novemner 2016, Earthport Plc, had received the Reserve Bank of India’s permission to provide outbound cross border payment services to banks in India.
  4. The campaign “Digital Apnao Vyapar Badhao” is a joint initiative of _____ and ______ ?
    A) SBI and NPCI
    B) SBI and Mastercard
    C) Mastercard and CAIT
    D) NPCI and CAIT
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    Option C
    Explanation: Mastercard and Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) announced a 90-day ‘Digital Apnao Vyapar Badhao’ campaign to accelerate the adoption of digital payments amongst traders and enabling them to grow their businesses.
  5. “Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana” has been launched in which state?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Manipur
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation: In a move to bring about paradigm shift towards holistic development of villages, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, CMSGUY in Guwahati.
  6. Which state has launched has launched India’s first social innovation centre The ‘Kakatiya Hub For Social Innovation’?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
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    Option B
    Explanation: The Telangana government has launched India’s first social innovation centre — The ‘Kakatiya Hub For Social Innovation’ in Nizamabad.
  7. Which state has made e-stamping mandatory in all of its districts?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Haryana
    D) Telangana
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    Option C
  8. Alastair Cook is related to which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Hockey
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
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    Option C
    Explanation: England Test Cricket captain Alastair Cook, resigned from Test Captaincy.
  9. Which Airways launched the world’s longest flight?
    A) Singapore Airlines
    B) Air New Zealand
    C) Etihad Airways
    D) Qatar Airways
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    Option D
    Explanation: Qatar Airways launched the world’s longest scheduled commercial service with its inaugural flight from Doha to Auckland. The Boeing 777 flight will take 16 hours and 20 minutes, pass over 10 time zones, five countries and travel 14,535 kilometres before reaching Auckland.
  10. Bano Qudsia who passed away recently was a/an _____ ?
    A) Author
    B) Singer
    C) Politician
    D) Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation: She was a renowned Urdu Author.

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