Current Affairs Quiz: July 06, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 6 July 2017 

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  1. Which of the following state governments has launched ‘Elevate 100’ scheme to identify and nurture 100 most innovative start-ups in the state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka 
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Karnataka government has launched the ‘Elevate 100’ scheme to identify and nurture innovative start-ups. The aim is to identify 100 most innovative start-ups in the state to elevate them to the next level of success.
  2. How much amount of fund has been allotted by the Karnataka government under ‘Elevate 100’ scheme to identify and nurture 100 most innovative start-ups in the state?
    A) Rs 600 crore
    B) Rs 700 crore
    C) Rs 500 crore
    D) Rs 400 crore
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Karnataka would provide Rs 400 crore fund to mentor 100 start-ups with idea validation, incubation facilities and expertise in accounting and legal norms
  3. Which state government has decided to extend state’s forest cover to 33 % in next five years recently in July?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Maharashtra government has decided to extend the state’s forest cover to 33 % in next five years. Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis expressed his willingness to achieve the target of planting 50 crore trees throughout the state during tree plantation program.
  4. MERIT app and e-Bidding portal for utilization of domestic coal in IPP (Independent Power Producers) Power Stations have been launched by the Coal and Power Ministry. What is I in MERIT?
    A) Information
    B) Income
    C) Instruction
    D) Identity
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal has launched the ‘MERIT app (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)’ and the e-bidding portal for offering an e-Bidding solution to States.
  5. Under the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana, how much of the total outstanding debt of all state power distribution companies has been covered as announced by  the Union Ministry of Power?
    A) 97%
    B) 98%
    C) 96%
    D) 95%
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    The Union Ministry of Power has announced that about 97% of the total outstanding debt of all state power distribution companies has been covered under the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana.
  6. Which of the following days will be observed as ‘Save public sector banks day’ by teh bank unions?
    A) July 16
    B) July 19
    C) July 21
    D) July 17
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The United Forum of Bank Unions has decided to observe July 19, the 48th anniversary of nationalisation of major banks, as ‘Save public sector banks’ day.
  7. What rank has been given to The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) by the the International Center for Climate Governance in terms of best climate think tanks in the world?
    A) 1st
    B) 4th
    C) 2nd
    D) 3rd
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) has been ranked as the second best climate think tank in the world.
  8. Where did the 10th Session of the India- Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) held?
    A) Varanasi
    B) Guwahati
    C) Agra
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    The 10TH India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held in New Delhi.
  9. India has been put along with how many countries in the list (by journal Environmental Research Letters) of countries that account for the most cropland in the world irrigated by dirty wastewater?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 3
    D) 7
    View Answer
     Option A
  10. Which of the following is not a country that is being listed along with India in the list (by journal Environmental Research Letters) of countries that account for the most cropland in the world irrigated by dirty wastewater?
    A) China
    B) Mexico
    C) Pakistan
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    According to the study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, India and four other countries – China, Pakistan, Mexico and Iran — account for the most cropland in the world irrigated by dirty wastewater, putting millions of lives at serious health risks
  11. Srei Infrastructure Finance has signed an MoU with ______ Vnesheconombank to create a $200 million IT and Innovation Fund.
    A) Britain’s
    B) Russia’s
    C) Switzerland’s
    D) Israel’s
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    In the latest instance of Indo-Russian cooperation in the area of innovation and information technology (IT), Kolkata-headquartered Srei Infrastructure Finance has signed an MoU with Russia’s Vnesheconombank to create a $200 million IT and Innovation Fund.
  12. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and which country’s space agency have signed a MoU on cooperation in GEO-LEO Optical Link?
    A) USA
    B) Germany
    C) Israel
    D) UK
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    India and Israel have signed seven agreements, including three on space cooperation, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.
  13. Name the Israeli flower that has been named after Prime Minster Narendra Modi?
    A) Campanula
    B) Capnophyllum
    C) Chrysanthemum
    D) Crysanthumun
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    A new fast-growing Israeli flower has been named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a special gesture to mark the first visit of an Indian premier to the Jewish nation. Israeli Crysanthumun flower will now be called “MODI”.
  14. Who has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)?
    A) Sanjay Kumar
    B) Vikas Mishra
    C) Vijay Kumar
    D) Sanjay Mishra
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Senior IPS officer Sanjay Kumar was appointed as Director General (DG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). He will succeed R K Pachnanda who was has taken charge as DG the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
  15. Which of the following country has won Asian Team Snooker Champions 2017?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Pakistan
    C) India
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani teamed up with Laxman Rawat has defeated Pakistan in Asian Team Snooker Championship final held in Bishskek, Kyrgyzstan.
  16. Santander UK plc, a British bank has signed a memorandum of understanding wth which Indian bank to help boost UK-India trade and local business networking opportunities?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) DCB Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Santander UK plc and Yes Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding to help boost UK-India trade and local business networking opportunities.
  17. Indus OS, world’s first regional operating system has partnership with which bank to launch an OS-integrated UPI payment platform?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Domestic android-based mobile operating system Indus OS has announced a partnership with YES Bank to launch an OS-integrated UPI payment platform.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Which was the first state to join the Union Government’s Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana?
    A) Punjab
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) is the financial turnaround and revival package for electricity distribution companies of India (DISCOMs) initiated by the Government of India with the intent to find a permanent solution to the financial mess that the power distribution is in. Andhra Pradesh was first to join.
    Till now 26 states and 1 UT have joined the UDAY scheme. The scheme is optional for the states to join.
  2. Laxman Rawat is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Tennis
    C) Snooker
    D) Squash
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani teamed up with Laxman Rawat has defeated Pakistan in Asian Team Snooker Championship final held in Bishskek, Kyrgyzstan.
  3. For the first time in the country, when was the nationalization of 14 largest commercial banks took place?
    A) 19 July 1969
    B) 18 July 1969
    C) 18 July 1970
    D) 19 July 1970
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    14 largest commercial banks with effect from the midnight of 19 July 1969. These banks contained 85 percent of bank deposits in the country.
    A second dose of nationalisation of 6 more commercial banks followed in 1980.
  4. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is a research institute based in
    A) Noida
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai

    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is a research institute based in New Delhi that conducts research work in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.
  5. What is the currency of Jordan?
    A) Real
    B) Franc
    C) Peso
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Capital – Amman
  6. Where is the headquarters of International Center for Climate Governance?
    A) Paris, France
    B) Bern, Switzerland
    C) Venice, Italy
    D) Vientiane, Laos
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) has been ranked as the second best climate think tank in the world. The rankings were released by the the International Center for Climate Governance, which focuses on the design of climate policy and related governance issues.

  7. Name the Prime Minster of Israel.
    A) Reuven Rivlin
    B) Édouard Philippe
    C) Lars Rasmussen
    D) Benjamin Netanyahu
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    President – Reuven Rivlin

  8. As per the Finance Act 2017 banned cash transaction of 2 lakh rupees or above are with effect from?
    A) January 1, 2017
    B) April 1, 2017
    C) May, 2017
    D) July 1, 2017
    View Answer
     Option B
  9. Indus OS is an Indian mobile operating system based on which platform?
    A) Windows
    B) All of these
    C) Blackberry
    D) Android
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Indus OS (formerly known as Firstouch) is an Indian mobile operating system based on Android.

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