Current Affairs Quiz: July 07, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 7 July 2017 

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  1. During 2017-18, construction of how much target has been kept by the union government under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)?
    A) 57,000 km
    B) 58,000 km
    C) 56,000 km 
    D) 59,000 km
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    The government has set a target of constructing 57 thousand kilometers of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2017-18. According to the Rural Development Ministry, the roads will be constructed at an average rate of 156 kilometers per day.
  2. Trilateral Malabar Naval Exercise 2017 is an exercise among the navies of India, US and which country?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) Japan
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Warships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the US will participate in the Malabar 2017 exercise in the Bay of Bengal from July 7-17.
  3. With which state government has Samsung partnered to launch its “Smart Healthcare” programme to offer healthcare solutions to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Samsung India has partnered with the Tamil Nadu government to offer healthcare solutions with the effective use of technology to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society.
  4. According to a report by BMI Research, what will be the GDP growth of India in 2017-18?
    A) 6.9%
    B) 7.2%
    C) 6.8%
    D) 7.3%
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    According to a report by BMI Research, Indian economy is expected to recover in the coming quarters and the country is expected to clock a real GDP growth of 6.9 per cent in this financial year.
  5. In which of the following Biosphere Reserves, a rare ‘White Tiger’ has been spotted by a man?
    A) Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
    B) Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve
    C) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
    D) Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    A Bangalore based man, Nilanjan Ray who is a wildlife photographer has spotted a rather pale tiger, at the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve located in the Western Ghats.
  6. Where did the 5th Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers held?
    A) Brasilia, Brazil
    B) Moscow, Russia
    C) New Delhi, India
    D) Beijing, China
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held on 5th July, 2017 at Beijing, China. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development, India.
  7. Which of the following countries has passed a bill making torture a crime under national law, after years of parliamentary back-and-forth?
    A) France
    B) Italy
    C) Indonesia
    D) Mexico
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    Rome signed the UN Convention Against Torture in 1984 but had never transferred it into national legislation.
  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. The world’s most detailed scan of the brain’s internal wiring has been produced by scientists of?
    A) Brazil
    B) Russia
    C) UK
    D) USA
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    The world’s most detailed scan of the brain’s internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University, UK. The scanning was done in Cardiff, Nottingham, Cambridge and Stockport, as well as London England and London Ontario.
  10. Which of the following has approved $329 million loan to build access roads to 4,000 villages in Gujarat?
    A) European Investment Bank
    B) World Bank
    C) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    D) Asian Development Bank
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved $329 million loan to build access roads to 4,000 villages in Gujarat.
  11. With which of the following banks has Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance company tied up to sell its products to the later’s customers?
    A) South Indian Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    D) Catholic Syrian Bank
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    Private life insurance company Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance, has entered into an alliance with Dhanlaxmi Bank. All the life insurance products of Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance would be made available to customers of Dhanlaxmi Bank and would be sold by the licensed staff of the bank.
  12. Which of the following banks has tied up with PFG Forex for remittance facility for the benefit of Indian expatriates from Australia?
    A) South Indian Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    D) Catholic Syrian Bank
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    South Indian Bank has tied up with PFG Forex for remittance facility for the benefit of Indian expatriates from Australia. The new facility will leverage the bank to reach the Indian diaspora.
  13. Andhra Pradesh has authorised which Insurance Company to implement Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) for loanee and non-loanee farmers in the state?
    A) Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance company
    B) Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd
    C) IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited
    D) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    View Answer
     Option D
  14. In the latest FIFA ranking in July, which country has topped the list?
    A) Germany
    B) Brazil
    C) Argentina
    D) New Zealand
    View Answer
     Option A
    Some Extra:
    Germany have returned to the top of FIFA’s world rankings, for the first time in two years, knocking Brazil into second place.
  15. In the latest FIFA ranking in July, India has secured which position in the list?
    A) 86
    B) 92
    C) 96
    D) 85
    View Answer
     Option C
    Some Extra:
    India’s football team has achieved its best FIFA ranking since February 1996 — it has been placed 96th in the July rankings.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) situated?
    A) Berlin, Germany
    B) Zürich, Switzerland
    C) Rome, Italy 
    D) Bern, Switzerland
    View Answer
     Option B
    Some Extra:
    The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA / “International Federation of Association Football”) is a private association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
    FIFA is responsible for the organization of football’s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930 and the Women’s World Cup which commenced in 1991.
  2. Where is the head office of HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
     Option A
  3. Where is the head office of Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance Company Ltd  situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
     Option D
    Some Extra:
    Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Limited was launched in June 2008 and is jointly owned by two of India’s largest public sector banks – Canara Bank (holding 51%) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (23%) – and HSBC Insurance (Asia Pacific) Holdings Limited (26%), the Asian insurance arm of one of the world’s largest banking and financial services groups – HSBC.
  4. Where is the headquarters of South Indian Bank situated?
    A) Kochi
    B) Thrissur
    C) Chennai

    D) Coimbatore
    View Answer
     Option B

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