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Current Affairs Quiz (12-Apl-2017)

Quiz (Apl-12-2017)

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1. What is the period of annual insurance under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana(PMSBY)?

a) 1st April-31st March
b) 1st January-31st December
c) 1st June-31st May
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 the correct answer


2. Which country will remain the fastest growing major economy in the world with growth expected to be over 7.4% in 2017 and 7.6% in 2018 as per the latest forecast by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

a) Bangladesh
b) Nepal
c) China
d) India

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 is the new solar power capacity which India added in 2016-17 according to the latest figures provided by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE)?

a) 3,525 MW
b) 4,550 MW
c) 5,000 MW
d)5,525 MW

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 company emerged as the most trusted brand in India in 2017, according to a recent report released by brand analytics firm TRA Research?

a) Godrej
b) Samsung
c) Tata
d) Reliance

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


5. Who was recently named as the ‘Leading Cricketer in the World’ in this year edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac?

a) Virat Kohli
b) Steve Smith
c) Hashim Amla
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. Name the constituency whose by-election scheduled on April 12, 2017 was cancelled due to rampant voter bribing and corruption?

a) Anantnag
b) R.K.Nagar
c) Sirohi
d) Dholpur

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.Name the famous Bollywood superstar who came up with the idea of a mechanism for the general public to donate money to families of martyrs of central paramilitary forces who get killed in the line of duty?

a) Amitabh Bachan
b) Aamir Khan
c) Akshay Kumar
d) Salman Khan

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 country where a three-month emergency was declared following twin church bombings that killed dozens of people in two cities recently?

a) Syria
b) Egypt
c) Iran
d) Iraq

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.Name the place where the Teesta River originates, which is the major point of dispute between India and Bangladesh?

a) West Bengal
b) Sikkim
c) Tripura
d) Mizoram

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.Which institute bagged the top position in the top 100 university ranking released by the centre recently?

a) Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
b) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
c) Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
d) Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

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