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Current Affairs Quiz (08-August-2017)

Quiz (August-08-2017)

1.Which country has combined with European Union and have jointly prepared and circulated a paper among WTO members proposing a reduction in the ceiling on farm subsidies given by developing countries?

a) China
b) Brazil
c) Uruguay
d) Mexico

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


2.Which of the following are the major digital payment gateways catering to the customers in addition to the e wallets in India?

a) NEFT
b) RTGS
c) UPI
d) Paytm

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


3.Who was the head of the task force on restructuring NITI Aayog secretariat had in 2015 suggested three divisions under the Aayog’s chief executive?

a) Arvind Panagariya
b) Arvind Singh
c) Bhupendra Khullar
d) Sindhushree Khullar

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 agency at national level in India, where any cyber security threat has to be reported?

a) Cyber India Cell
b) CERT-In
c) PMO
d) CBI

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


5.Name the swimmer who created history by winning seven gold medals in one edition of World Championship?

a) Ryan Held
b) Michael Phelps
c) Caleb Dressel
d) Mark Spitz

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


6.What is quantum increase in cost of domestic LPG cylinder which has been suggested by the centre with an aim to hasten to bridge the gap between subsidized and market rates of domestic LPG?

a) Rs. 3 per month
b) Rs. 4 per month
c) Rs. 5 per month
d) Rs. 6 per month

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.Which are the substances which will have been banned from use in fireworks by Supreme Court recently?

a) Lithium
b) Antimony
c) Mercury
d) Arsenic

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


8.Name the university where the first vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, Arvind Panagariya will return for academia after submitting his resignation from the coveted post in India from 31st August 2017?

a) Georgia University
b) Columbia University
c) Cambridge University
d) Oxford University

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 is ranked No.1 among all countries with most diplomatic posts abroad?

a) France
b) United States
c) China
d) Germany

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 been appointed as the head the government panel on data protection?

a) Justice P Bhargava
b) Justice R. Radhakrishna
c) Justice B N Srikrishna
d) Justice B. Vyaas

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