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Current Affairs Quiz (09-february-2018)

Quiz (09-february-2018)


1.Name the crop for which MSP was increased from Rs.7500 per quintal for 2018?

a) Milling Copra
b) Wheat
c) Sugarcane
d) Paddy

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


2.Name the two autonomous bodies related to health which have been approved for closure by the Union Cabinet recently?

a) Rashtriya Jansankhya Yojana (RJY)
b) Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN)
c) Jan Sahayata Yojana (JSY)
d) Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh (JSK)

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


3.Which are the centres established by ISRO on pilot basis to demonstrate the potential of satellite technology for development of rural areas?

a) Gramin Sahyog Kendra
b) Jan Sahbhagita Kendra
c) Village Resource Centres
d) Rashtriya Sahbhagita Kendra

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 new target which has been approved by the Cabinet for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana meant to provide LPG connections to rural women?

a) 8 crore
b) 9 crore
c) 10 crore
d) 11 crore

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 global treaty to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects of mercury whose proposal for ratification was approved by the Union cabinet recently?

a) Minamata Convention
b) Georgia Convention
c) Shanghai Convention
d) None of the above


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 city whose airport recently made a record of flying the maximum number of flights in a day?

a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Frankfurt
d) New York

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 state where the State government in association with UNICEF has launched massive door to door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanise Encephalitis (JE) disease?

a) Bihar
b) Odisha
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Madhya Pradesh


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.Who was recently sworn in as the 16th Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a four-year term?

a) Janet Yellen
b) Jerome H Powell
c) George Powell
d) None of the above

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.Who is presently the best Indian golfer in the world?

a) Shubham Srivastava
b) Shivendra Singh
c) Sanjay Bharti
d) Shubhankar Sharma

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.Which organization has been ranked the top environment policy think tanks in India while it has secured the 16th position in global rankings?

a) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
b) IIT, Mumbai
c) IIM, Bangalore
d) IIT, Delhi

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