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Current Affairs Quiz (02-June-2017)

Quiz (June-02-2017)

1.Name the country with which India recently signed seven agreements, including pacts on transfer of sentenced persons and visa-waiver for holders of diplomatic passports?

a) France
b) Spain
c) Singapore
d) China

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


2.Name the longest unbroken sea beach in the world located in Bay of Bengal on Bangladesh which was in the news recently as it bore the brunt of Cyclone Mora?

a) Cox's Bazar
b) Mori's Bazar
c) San's Bazar
d) Nova's Bazar

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3.What was the target of fiscal deficit for 2016-17 which was achieved by government for the year as the recent release issued by the Controller General of Accounts?

a) 3.2% of GDP
b) 3.3% of GDP
c) 3.4% of GDP
d) 3.5% of GDP

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4.What was the rank of India in the global index of places where childhood is most and least threatened- the index is part of a new report ‘Stolen Childhoods, from Save the Children, which assesses children missing out on childhood?

a) 115
b) 116
c) 117
d) 118

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5.What was the GDP growth in 2016-17 of India?

a) 7.3%
b) 7.2%
c) 7.1%
d) 7.0%

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6.Who will head the panel to select CEOs for financial institutions for now which are lying vacant?

a) Arvind Panigarahi
b) Anjuly Chib Duggal
c) Amitabh Kant
d) Vinod Rai

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


7.What is the first of its kind web based platform for procurement of various kinds of infrastructure materials and machinery by Construction agencies engaged in implementation of infrastructure projects?

a) GRAM-Pro+
b) SURE-Pro+
c) INAM-Pro+
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8.Which day was recently celebrated as World No Tobacco Day to spread awareness about the use of tobacco which can help in prevention of cancer and heart disease?

a) 30th May
b) 31st May
c) 1st June
d) 2nd June

A) d is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) a is the correct answer


9.What is the name of potentially habitable Earth-like planet discovered by scientists, located just 21 light years away which may host liquid water on its surface?

a) SPLET-10b
b) KELT-11b
c) SELT-11b
d) KEMPT-10b

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10.Name the famous glacier in Sikkim-the source of one of the iconic lakes in the world by the same name-has receded one fourth since 1989 as per the new study published in American Geophysical Union?

a) Zemu glacier
b) Rathong glacier
c) The Gurudongmar glacier
d) Lonak glacier

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer