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Current Affairs Quiz (10-July-2017)

Quiz (July-10-2017)

1.What are some of the reasons for several Arab countries breaking their diplomatic ties with Qatar?

a) Growing tension between Qatar and its neighbours
b) Accusation that Qatar is backing Islamists movements in the Middle East
c) Important influencing role played by Doha-funded Al-Jazeera news channel
d) Publication of story questioning fate of Donald Trump's presidency by a Qatar news agency

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


2.Name the two countries which were granted Test status by International Cricket Council recently?

a) Iceland
b) Afghanistan
c) Ireland
d) Scotland

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


3.Who is the only President of India since Independence who has been elected without a contest?

a) A.P J. Kalam
b) Giani Zail Singh
c)Zakir Hussain
d)Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

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 the two major changes in election to President of India which were introduced in 1997?

a)The number of proposers and seconders for any nomination paper was increased from 10 to 50
b)The security amount was increased from Rs. 2,500 to Rs.10,000
c)The number of proposers and seconders for any nomination paper was increased from 10 to 50
d)The security amount was increased from Rs. 2,500 to Rs5,000

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


5.Which agency has cleared a $250-million loan for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling, in a move that is seen to aid the Skill India mission?

a) International Monetary Fund
b) International Labour Organisation
c) The World Bank
d) BRICs Bank

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


6.Name the nations which were visited by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi during June 2017?

a) France
b) Portugal
c) United States
d) Netherlands

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


7.Who recently becamethe first Indian to be selected in the United Nations Law Board?

a) Neea Yadav
b) Kalpana yadav
c) Neeru Chadha
d) Neeru Awasthi

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.What are some of the estimates made in the quarterly review of the economy by economic think-tank of the country,NCAER?

a) Foodgrain production in 2016-17 has touched a new record of 273.4 million tonnes,
b) Projection for the country's economic growth put to 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal
c) level of water storage in the country's main reservoirs in 2017-18 is better compared to last year
d) Projection for the country's economic growth put to 6.6 per cent for the current fiscal

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


9.What are some of the benefits of GST which was launched at midnight of 30th June 2017 in the Central Hall of Parliament as part of the single biggest tax reform in the history of the nation?

a) Easy Tax Compliance
b) Boon for House Hold
c) Creating One Economic India
d) Simplified Tax Structure

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


10.Which are the top three ranked countries in the latest Global Innovation Index 2017?

a) France
b) Switzerland
c) Sweden
d) Netherlands

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