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Current Affairs Quiz (10-August-2017)

Quiz (August-10-2017)

1.Name the place where the Philippines based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will be setting up a regional centre as per the recent Memorandum of Association (MoA) signed between Agriculture Ministry, GoI & IRRI?

a) Kochi
b) Varanasi
c) Patna
d) Bhopal

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.What is the name of the technology backed data intensive development flagship project of Tata Trusts-one of India's oldest, non-sectarian philanthropic organization?

a) DELTA
b) CROSS
c) HELP
d) E-SHAKTI

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


3.Name the volcanoof Indonesia, erupted on August 02, 2017?

a) Mount Rinjani
b) Mount Merapi
c) Ijen
d) Mount Sinabung

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 are some of the major highlights of the Monetary Policy announced by Reserve Bank of India on 2nd August 2017?

a) 25 basis points reduction in Repo rate
b) Economic Growth forecast retained at 7.3%
c) Inflation projection lowered marginally to just above 4% from 4.5% forecast earlier
d) 50 basis points reduction in Repo rate

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


5.What is the amount of currency in circulation as on 28 July, 2017 as per the Reserve bank of India?

a) Rs.16.41 lakh crore
b) Rs.15.81 lakh crore
c) Rs.15.41 lakh crore
d) Rs.15.21 lakh crore

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 the amount by which the prices of kerosene is going up every 15 days in an effort to gradually reduce subsidy on kerosene?

a) 35 paise
b) 25 paise
c) 20 paise
d) 15 paise

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 agency is planning the creation of a panel to consider creation of Public Credit Registry (PCR) in India?

a) CRISIL
b) FICCI
c) Reserve Bank of India
d) ASSOCHAM

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.Name the CSIR department with which ISRO recently signed a MoU to develop a desi GPS?

a) CECRI
b) NPL
c) CMERI
d) CMMACS

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 the first Indian to be selected into the Consultative Advisory Group (CAG) of International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB)?

a) Chandrasekhar
b) G Sekar
c) K Sejal
d) Ravindranath

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 was named as the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog?

a) Dr. Ravindranath
b) Dr. Rajendranath
c) Dr Rajiv Kumar
d) Dr. Sanjay Jha

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