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Current Affairs Quiz (05-January-2018)

Quiz (05-January-2018)


1.What is the name of the massive winter storm which is hammering the eastern coast of the US, bringing snow, ice, flooding, and strong winds?



a) Blast Cyclone
b) Blunder Cyclone
c) Bomb Cyclone
d) None of the above

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.Which of the banks have been chosen to sell the new electoral bonds in India?

a) Bank of Baroda
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Indian Bank
d) State Bank of India

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


3.Name the scheme under which the Union Cabinet recently approved setting up of an AIIMS in Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh?

a) PMJDY
b) PMJJY
C) PMSSY
d) PMRBY

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.Which of the following is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs?

a) Swine Influenza
b) Cystic fibrosis
c) Common cold
d) Asthma

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


5.Name the Typhoid conjugate vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech Ltd (BBL)?

a) Typbar TCV
b) Vi-rEPA
c) Ty 21 A
d) Typhim 6

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.Name the global Vaccine Alliance which is bringing together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world's poorest countries?

a) RAVI
b) SAVI
c) GAVI
d) NAVI

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.WWhich of the following are the official languages of the UN?

a) Arabic
b) Chinese
c) English
d) Hindi

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


8.Which of the following are some of the important points of The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which was recently passed by voice vote in the Rajya Sabha?

a) Increase in capital of NABARD to Rs.20,000 crore
b) Increase in capital of NABARD to Rs.30,000 crore
c) Transfer of the RBI’s share to the central government
d) Addition of Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME)

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


9.Which is the tunnel whose construction was recently approved by the Union Cabinet at an estimated cost of Rs 6,089 crore which will be Asia's longest bi-directional tunnel?

a) Rogers Tunnel
b) Mana Pass tunnel
c) Zojila Pass Tunnel
d) Rohtang Pass Tunnel

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 country which recently approved of a new law requiring all companies to prove that their wage practices don't discriminate against women, in what is thought to be a global first in the effort to reduce gender pay gaps?

a) Iceland
b) France
c) Japan
d) Russia

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