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Current Affairs Quiz (12-August-2017)

Quiz (August-12-2017)

1.Which data will now be the main source of data to target individual beneficiaries for all social schemes?

a) Census 2011
b) SECC 2011
c) Monetary Policy 2015
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


2.Usain Bolt is the famous athlete who announced his retirement recently. To which country he belonged to?

a) Jamaica
b) Nigeria
c) USA
d) France

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


3.Who headed the government committee for implementation of the Socio Economic Survey which was in the news recently?

a) M. Hashim
b) Sudeep Bhattacharya
c) Sanjeev Singh
d) BibekDebroy

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 was the victory margin is the biggest victory margin in the last 30 years for the elections of Vice-President of India?

a) 270 votes
b) 272 votes
c) 273 votes
d) 275 votes

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


5.Name the article of the Constitution of India relating to J& K which has raked up an intense debate in the country in present times?

a) Article 33A
b) Article 34A
c) Article 35A
d) Article 36A

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


6.How many members of a family are counted under the three-unit based formula to fix minimum wages presently? a) Five members
b) Four members
c) Three members
d) Two members

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.What is the name of newly created exchange-traded fund (ETF) -that will comprise shares of 22 central public sector enterprises, state-owned banks and some holding in SUUTI?

a) India -25
b) Bharat-25
c) Bharat-22
d) India-22

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 agency whose promoted platform is the place through which the new priority sector lending certificates (PSLCs) are being traded?

a) National Stock Exchange
b) Reserve Bank of India
c) Bombay Stock Exchange
d) None of the above

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.Out of the following which are the two big events in Indian history which are completing 75 years in 2017?

a) Civil Disobedience Movement
b) Quit India Movement
c) Champaran Satyagraha
d) Formation of Azad Hind Fauj

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


10.Under which article of the Indian Constitution the President of India is authorized to nominate (on the advice of the Government) 12 members to the Rajya Sabha?

a) Article 75(1)
b) Article 85(2)
c) Article 80(3)
d) Article 78(4)

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