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Current Affairs Quiz (07-Mar-2017)

Quiz (Mar-07-2017)

1. What is the rank of India in holding of the US government securities at the end of 2016, with exposure of $118 billion?

a) 11th
b) 12th
c) 13th
d) 14th

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


2. What is the index which was recently introduced for India taking a leaf out of international practice of rating cities on liveability?

a) Cleanliness Index
b) Infrastructure Index
c) Seasonability Index
d) Liveability Index

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 is the World Bank arm which is planning an aggressive foray into startups at Series-a level, as part of its recent push towards early-stage investing in India?

a) IDA
b) MIGA
c) IFC
d) IBRD

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. Name the celestial body to which the NASA plans to send its first robotic spacecraft next year?

a) Mars
b) Sun
c) Jupiter
d) Saturn

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 is the name of the first robot table tennis tutor developed in Japan which made its entry into the Guinness World Records recently?

a) FORPHEUS
b) CORECUS
c) PROPHUS
d) KOSCORE

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. What is the name of the planetary system that has been discovered by NASA recently?

a) Capperist-1
b) Capperist-2
c) Trappist-1
d) Trappist-2

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 amount of gratuity which will now be exempt from taxes for private sector employees at par with central government staff?

a) Rs.10 lakh
b) Rs.15 lakh
c) Rs.20lakh
d) Rs.25 lakh

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. What percentage of India's population is suffering from depression as per the latest World Health Organisation(WHO) data?

a) 4.0%
b) 4.5%
c) 5.0%
d) 5.5%

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. Which country nationals accounted for nearly 60% of the skilled work visa granted by UK last year according to the new figures released by the British government recently?

a) US nationals
b) China nationals
c) Indian nationals
d) Germany nationals

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 was adjudged the International Hockey Federation (FIH) male player of the year at the gala FIH Hockey Stars Award ceremony held recently at Chandigarh?

a) John-John Dohmen
b) Arthur Van Doren
c) Russel Ford
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