Current Affairs Quiz: July 15, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 15 July 2017 

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  1. Whats is the deadline set up by the union government for elimination of malaria in the country?
    A) 2022
    B) 2025
    C) 2026
    D) 2027
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Launching the national strategic plan for malaria elimination (2017-22), health minister J.P. Nadda said that the government would aim to eliminate malaria by 2027. 
  2. Union Ministry for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has signed an MoU with which of the following ministries for the success of Namami Gange programme?
    A) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    B) Ministry of Culture
    C) Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
    D) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    Union Ministry for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation – MoU with Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
    The MoU intends to develop skilled manpower for laying sewerage pipeline, plumbing works, construction of toilets, civil masonry works, waste collection and its disposal activities.
  3. Country’s first solar powered DEMU train dedicated to the nation by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will run from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in ______
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has dedicated country’s first solar powered DEMU train to the nation at an event in New Delhi. The 1600 Horse Power train with solar powered coaches has special battery bank for use during night hours.
    The train will run from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in Haryana.
  4. Uttar Pradesh government has signed an MoU with the Centre for the construction of AIIMS at __________.
    A) Varanasi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Gorakhpur
    D) Meerut
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Uttar Pradesh government has signed an MoU with the Centre for the construction of a 750-bed All India Medical Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Gorakhpur.
  5. Which of the following airports has been ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in the country?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport
    C) Kempegowda International Airport
    D) Swami Vivekananda Airport
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport was ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in the country. Raipur Airport achieved 4.84 score on a five point scale index in the latest CSI survey conducted by an independent agency for the period of January-June 2017,  followed by Udaipur, Amritsar and Dehradun airports which have scored 4.75, 4.74 and 4.73 respectively.
  6. What is the rank of India on sustainable development goal (SDG) index according to the SDG Index and Dashboards Report?
    A) 106
    B) 116
    C) 126
    D) 136
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    India is ranked 116 out of 157 nations on a global index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs) according to the SDG Index and Dashboards Report produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung.
  7. Name the first state in the country to bring a law making social boycott a crime.
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Karnataka
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    With the President of India giving assent to the Maharashtra Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2016, Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to bring a law making social boycott a crime.
  8. Which country has topped the charts of sustainable development goal (SDG) index according to the SDG Index and Dashboards Report?
    A) Sweden
    B) Denmark
    C) Finland
    D) Portugal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:
    India – 116
    Sweden leads the list, followed by Denmark and Finland.
  9. According to a report by the UN migration agency, India has the ______ highest number of adults planning to migrate to other countries.
    A) third
    B) second
    C) first
    D) fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    India has the second highest number of adults planning to migrate to other countries with the US and the UK among the most favoured destinations, according to a report by the UN migration agency.
    The most popular destination for those planning to migrate is the US followed by the UK, Saudi Arabia, France, Canada, Germany and South Africa.
  10. Which of the following bank has ties up with OPIC and Wells Fargo Bank tie-up to support women entrepreneurs and increase lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    India’s largest Private Sector Bank (PSB) YES BANK has announced its tie-up with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, and Wells Fargo on an agreement to increase lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India.
  11. What name has been given to the supercluster of galaxies discovered by a group of Indian astronomers?
    A) Laxmi
    B) Divya
    C) Saraswati
    D) Bharti
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    A group of Indian astronomers have discovered a massive supercluster of galaxies, and have named it Saraswati. The supercluster is about 4 billion light years away and spreads over a “great wall” about 600 million light years across. This makes it one of the largest superclusters to be discovered and also the furthest.
  12. _________, Managing Director and CEO of _________, has been conferred the ‘Personality of the Year’ award by Skoch Consultancy Services.
    A) Kishor Piraji Kharat, Indian Bank
    B) Kishore Sansi, Vijaya Bank
    C) Jatinder Bir Singh, Punjab And Sind Bank
    D) Ashwani Kumar, Dena Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    Kishore Sansi, Managing Director and CEO of Vijaya Bank, has been conferred the ‘Personality of the Year’ award by Skoch Consultancy Services. The award is part of the ‘Skoch Banking and Financial Leadership’ series.
  13. For making management education accessible to all through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which of the following Indian Institutes of Management has been awarded by president, Pranab Mukherjee?
    A) IIM Ahmedabad
    B) IIM Bangalore
    C) IIM Calcutta
    D) IIM Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:
    President Pranab Mukherjee has awarded IIM Bangalore (IIMB) for making management education accessible to all through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). IIMB is the national coordinator for management education on the government’s Swayam platform and has completed five MOOCs on the platform so far.

Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of International Organisation for Migration (IOM) located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) New York, USA
    C) Washington DC, USA
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Some Extra:
    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental organization that provides services and advice concerning migration to governments and migrants, including internally displaced persons, refugees, and migrant workers.
  2. Where is the headquarters of Vijaya Bank located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Chennai
    D) Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  3. Where is the headquarters of Wells Fargo located?
    A) UK
    B) Dubai
    C) USA
    D) England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    San Francisco, California, United States 
  4. Where is the headquarters of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) located?
    A) UK
    B) Dubai
    C) USA
    D) England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:
    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the United States government’s development finance institution. 
  5. Swami Vivekananda Airport is located at?
    A) Raipur
    B) Ranchi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option A
     

 

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