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Current Affairs Quiz (08-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-08-2017)

1. Name the agency proposed by government in the Economic Survey 2016-17 which will be set up to buy bad loans from state-run banks?

a) TARA
b) CARA
c) PARA
d) QARA

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 new scheme proposed by government in the Economic Survey 2016-17 that ensures citizens to have a right to a minimum income to cover their basic needs as a long-term solution to reduce poverty in the country?

a) FBI
b) IIP
c) SIP
d) UBI

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. Which examination council was recently brought under the purview of the RTI Act by the Central Information Commission (CIC)?

a) CBSE
b) BSEB
c) CISCE
d) MSEB

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. What is the name of new sub-brand launched by homegrown auto major Tata Motors with an aim to introduce new technology equipped vehicles faster to the market?

a) TAMO
b) TACO
c) TEXO
d) TAAM

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


5. Which are the top 3 states that get most of the internal migration as per the Economic Survey 2017?

a) Delhi
b) Maharashtra
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnataka

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


6. What is the amount above which the cash transaction ban has been proposed in the Budget for 2017-18?

a) Rs.1 lakh
b) Rs.2 lakh
c) Rs.3 lakh
d) Rs.4 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


7. Which country's team was defeated by India in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie recently?

a) Slovakia
b) Mexico
c) New Zealand
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


8. Which country recently made necessary changes in its export control laws that would benefit India by facilitating smoother transfer of technologies and arms to it?

a) France
b) US
c) Russia
d) Britain

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 airlines recently launched the worlds longest scheduled commercial services with its inaugural flight from Doha to Auckland?

a) Air India
b) Cathay Pacific
c) Qatar Airways
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


10. What is the name of new species of new shark with rabbit-like buckteeth and a bulky head which was discovered recently?

a) Erithacus
b) Blue Shark
c) Spiny dogfish
d) Porbeagle

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