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Current Affairs Quiz (10-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-10-2017)

1. What is the new proposed system by the government to monitor welfare schemes?

a) Debit Card System
b) Alarm System
c) Social Registry System
d) WLL system

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


2. Which is the mega trade agreement forum from which America withdrew itself on the first day of office of new President, Donald Trump?

a) ASEAN
b) NATO
c) G-8
d) TPP

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. Who has been appointed by Supreme Court to head Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?

a) Saurav Ganguly
b) Sanjay Singh
c) Vinod Rai
d) Vinay Singh

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. Which agency recently launched the pilot services of its Payments Bank?

a) Aircel
b) Reliance Jio
c) Vodafone
d) India Posts

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


5. What are some of the major recommendations made by Chandrababu Naidu-headed high level panel on digital payments?

a) Banking cash transaction tax on transactions of Rs.50, 000 and above
b) A cap on the maximum allowable limit for large-size cash transactions
c) Creation of an authority to promote adoption of digital payments
d) Abolition of charges on card payments

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


6. Name some of the highlights of Economic Survey 2016-17 which was tabled in Parliament recently?

a) GDP growth for next fiscal pegged at 6.75-7.5%
b) Farm sector to grow at 4.1% this fiscal, up from 1.2% last year
c) Growth rate of industrial sector to moderate to 5.2% this fiscal, from 7.4% last fiscal
d) Service sector estimated to grow at 8.9% in 2016-17

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


7. What are the major priorities for railways which announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Railway cum General Budget 2017 recently?

a) Passenger safety
b) Development work
c) Cleanliness
d) Reform in Accounts

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


8. Name the body responsible for clearing proposals for foreign investment which was recently abolished by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2017?

a) PSB
b) FCRB
c) FIPB
d) FSSD

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. What is the name of initiative announced by government in Union Budget 2017 to check cyber attacks in the financial sector?

a) PERT
b) BELL
c) CERT
d) CRACK

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 the new government initiative to encourage production of electric, hybrid and mild-hybrids vehicles?

a) GLOW
b) FAME
c) SAVE
d) LIGHT

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