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Current Affairs Quiz (03-Jan-2017)

Quiz (Jan-03-2017)

1. Name the Aadhaar-based mobile payment application which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?

a) IIHM
b) WINS
c) BHIM
d) CORE

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


2. Which sector will get a boost after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech on New Year's eve announced measures including financial assistance for this sector?

a) Automobile sector
b) Aviation sector
c) Tourism sector
d) Housing sector

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


3. Name the country which recently claimed to have constructed a towering Christmas tree claiming to have surpassed the world record?

a) Cambodia
b) China
c) Sri Lanka
d) Singapore

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


4. What is the amount which will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of pregnant women who undergo institutional delivery and vaccinate their children as announced by PM recently?

a) Rs.6000
b) Rs.7000
c) Rs.8000
d) Rs.9000

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


5. Who recently took over as the 27th chief of the Indian Army?

a) Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat
b) General Dalbir Suhag
c) General Bipin Singh
d) Lieutenant General Dalbir Rawat

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


6. Who took charge as the 25th Air Force Chief recently?

a) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
b) Air Marshal Sanjay Raha
c) Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa
d) None of the above

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


7. Name the place where mines of Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) collapsed recently in which many persons died?

a) Chapapur
b) Badjna
c) Lalmatia
d) Nirsa

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


8. Name the India's star singles player who announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career?

a) Leander Paes
b) Somdev Devvarman
c) Mahesh Bhupati
d) Yuki Bhambri

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


9. What are the basis on which grounds no politicians can seek votes as per the landmark ruling on elections by the Supreme Court recently?

a) Caste
b) Creed
c) Religion
d) Region

A) a is correct answer
B) a & b are correct answers
C) a,b & c are correct answers
D) a & d are correct answers


10. Name the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India who was removed in a landmark judgement by the Supreme Court recently?

a) Anurag Thakur
b) Ajay Shirke
c) Shashank Manohar
d) None of the above

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