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Current Affairs Quiz (10-June-2017)

Quiz (June-10-2017)

1.Which agency is planning to ask banks not to charge for transactions made through the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) to promote digital payments and prevent consumers from going back to cash payments?

a) BOSS
b) NPCI
c) RBI
d) DFS

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.What are the major three benefits of Atal Pension Yojana?

a) Minimum guaranteed pension between Rs.1000-Rs.5000 from age of 60
b) Same pension to spouse after death of subscriber after 60 years
c) 200% of the pension to spouse after death of subscriber after 60 years
d) Return of pension corpus between Rs.1.70 lakh to Rs.8.50 lakh to nominee after death of subscriber & the spouse

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


3.Name the sports person from India who featured among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list?

a) Sachin Tendulkar
b) PV Sindhu
c) MS Dhoni
d) Virat Kohli

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.How much different than the previous forecast is the latest forecast for monsoons in India by India Meteorological Department (IMD) which will boost farm incomes and economic growth?

a) 2 percent lower
b) 2 percent higher
c) 1 percent higher
d) 1 percent lower

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 student who will be sharing the space with other luminaries in the Milky Way by having a minor planet named after him/her?

a) Sanjeeva Reddy
b) Sanjana Sen
c) Sahithi Pingali
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.What are the main features of GSLV MkIII-D1 which was successfully launched from the spaceport in Sriharikota?

a) It is a three-stage vehicle with indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine
b) It is the heaviest rocket to be launched from our own soil
c) It has two solid strap-on motors (S200) and a core liquid booster (L110)
d) It is the lightest rocket to ever successfully launched in India

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


7.What were the major highlights of the second bi-monthly monetary policyfor 2017-18recently announced by Reserve bank of India?

a) Repo rate unchanged at 6.50%,
b) Repo rate unchanged at 6.25%,
c) Reverse repo unchanged at 6%
d) Statutory Liquidity Ratio cut by 0.5% to 20%

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


8.Name the cities where the state oil companies started the pilot of daily pricing of petrol and diesel prices from 1st May, 2017 which is going to be extended across India from 16th June 2017?

a) Puducherry
b) Visakhapatnam
c) Udaipur
d) Jamshedpur

A) a & 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


9.Name the institutes of India which recently found a place in the top 200 universities in the latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings?

a) IIT, Mumbai
b) IIT, Delhi
c) IISc, Bengaluru
d) IIT, Chennai

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


10.Name the countries which were visited by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?

a) Germany
b) Spain
c) Russia
d) France

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