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Current Affairs Quiz (07-Jan-2017)

Quiz (Jan-07-2017)

1. Name some of the salient features of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana(PMGKY), 2016 which was announced recently?

a) Declaration in respect of undisclosed income in the form of cash or deposits in an account with bank or post offices
b) Tax, surcharge & penalty totaling up to 49.90% of the undisclosed income
c) Non declaration of undisclosed income will be liable for tax, surcharge and cess @77.25% along with penalty and prosecution
d) Tax, surcharge & penalty totaling up to 59.90% of the undisclosed income

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


2. What have been exempted from BIS labeling by government recently?

a) Electric Stoves
b) Multi-purpose dry batteries
c) PoS Machines
d) Milk powder

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


3. Name the plant whose seedlings were germinated recently under microgravity conditions of the International Space Station (ISS)?

a) Papaya
b) Mint
c) Cucumber
d) Coriander

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


4. Who was recently appointed as one of the Reserve Bank of India's four deputy governors for a term of three years by government?

a) S.N. Verma
b) Viral Acharya
c) H. R. Patel
d) Subodh Pandey

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


5. Who has been made the new Lt Governor of Delhi?

a) Arvind Swamy
b) Ashwini Kumar
c) Anil Baijal
d) Deepak Baijal

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


6. Who headed the government-appointed panel, which recently recommended changing the financial year from the current April to March to the calendar year?

a) Arvind Subramanian
b) Amitabh Kant
c) Shankar Acharya
d) Shyam Sunder

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


7. Whatwas the Gross Non Performing Assets (GNPA) ratio in September 2016 of banks as per the Financial Stability Report which was published by Reserve Bank of India recently?

a) 9.3 percent
b) 9.2 percent
c) 9.1 percent
d) 9.0 percent

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


8. 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) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) a is correct answer


9. 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) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


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

a) Lieutenant General BipinRawat
b) General Dalbir Suhag
c) General Bipin Singh
d) Lieutenant General DalbirRawat

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