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Current Affairs Quiz (11-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-11-2017)

1. Which bank opened its first set of branches for public transactions from 6th February, 2017?

a) Airtel Payment bank
b) Paytm Payment Bank
c) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
d) None of the above

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


2. Who is the head of the committee formed by the government to give report on the viability of simultaneously engaging two auditors to examine company books?

a) Sanjay Chawla
b) Abhay Singh
c) Ashok Lavasa
d) Ashok Chawla

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. What are the major recommendations made recently to the Motor Vehicles Act by the Parliamentary Committee?

a) Mandatory test of competence for new driving licence
b) Exemption of permits for commercial vehicle used for last-mile connectivity & rural transport
c) Freedom to state to have their own taxi policy
d) Protective gear/helmet for all above 4 years

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


4. Who will be the third woman of Indian origin to fly to space?

a) Shawna Pandya
b) Saheena Singh
c) Shandhaya Grovel
d) Anuradha Pandya

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 is the stance which was taken by Reserve Bank of India in the recently announced Monetary Policy?

a) Neutral
b) Positive
c) Negative
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 major functions suggested for the inter department Standing Committee on Cyber Security constituted by Reserve Bank of India?

a) Review threats inherent in innovations in fin-tech space
b) Adoption of security protocols
c) Check interface with stakeholders and suggest policy
d) Issue banking license to Payment banks

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


7. Name the world's smallest pacemaker recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)?

a) TNA
b) PIN
c) TPS
d) TIN

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 is the economic growth forecast for the country given by the Reserve Bank of India in its recent Monetary Policy?

a) 6.8 percent
b) 6.9 percent
c) 7.0 percent
d) 7.1 percent

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 were the major highlights of the interest rates announced by the Reserve bank of India in its latest Monetary Policy?

a) Repo rate at 6.25 percent
b) Repo rate at 6.00 percent
c) Reverse Repo rate at 5.75 percent
d) Reverse Repo rate at 5.50 percent

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


10. Which is the country with which India is now also steadily stepping up military ties with an eye firmly on China?

a) Indonesia
b) Bangladesh
c) Sri Lanka
d) None of the above

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