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Current Affairs Quiz (06-Mar-2017)

Quiz (Mar-06-2017)

1. Name the river of Tamil Nadu which was in the news recently after the Madras High Court order allowing Pepsi and Coca Cola to draw water from this river for their bottling plants for manufacturing soft drinks?

a) Kaveri
b) Thamirabarani
c) Vaigai
d) Bhawani

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


2. Who clinched the gold medal in men's 50m pistol event in the ongoing ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi, recently?

a) Manvendra Singh
b) Abhinav Bindra
c) Amanpreet Singh
d) Jitu Rai

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. Name the state which has proposed a hi-tech war against mosquitoes using optical sensors to capture their density, species and gender before moving in to exterminate them?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Kerala
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Karnataka

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 university bagged the annual 'Visitor's Award' for the best varsity in the country recently?

a) Delhi University
b) Jawaharlal Nehru University
c) Osmania University
d) Cochin University

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 country where the scientists have discovered remains of microorganisms that are between 3.8-4.3 billion years ago?

a) Canada
b) USA
c) Germany
d) France

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 country which will be visited by Indian Prime minister for the first time?

a) Senegal
b) Columbia
c) Israel
d) Singapore

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. Name the international organization whose CEO Kristalina Georgieva visited India recently?

a) Asian Development Bank
b) European Union
c) World Bank
d) BRICs Bank

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 country is having the highest robot density in the world?

a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) Germany
d) USA

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 expected savings made by government due to Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) over the last three years as on 31st December 2016?

a) Rs. 45,000cr
b) Rs. 47,000cr
c) Rs.50, 000cr
d) Rs.52, 000cr

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. Who has become the first Indian sportsperson to strike a Rs. 100 crore endorsement deal with a single brand?

a) Virat Kohli
b) Mahender Singh Dhoni
c) R.Ashwin
d) P V Sindhu

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