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Current Affairs Quiz (12-August-2017)

Quiz (August-14-2017)

1.What was the venue of the AICC (All India Congress Committee) meeting where AICC passed a resolution generally referred to as the ‘Quit India movement’-demanding a complete independence from the British?

a) Nagpur
b) Wardha
c) Lahore
d) Karachi

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 day every year is observed as World Bio-Fuel Day in a bid to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels)?

a) 10th August
b) 11th August
c) 12th August
d) 13th August

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.Who is the chairman of the GSTN, the Company which has been set up primarily to provide IT infrastructure and services for implementation of the (GST)?

a) Sanjay Kumar
b) R.Balakrishnan
c) Sanjeev Kumar
d) Navin Kumar

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 year will be the 75th anniversary year of the 'Quit India' movement by which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for the creation of a "new India" free of corruption and poverty?

a) 2021
b) 2022
c) 2023
d) 2024

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.What are the salient features of PMRPY (Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana) which was launched in August 2016?

a) The government pays the entire EPS component of the employer’s EPF contribution for worker
b) The worker’s salary should be up to Rs.15, 000 per month
c) This scheme is only for the first three years of their employment
d) This scheme is only for the first five years of their employment

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


6.What is the amount of annual dividend transferred to the centre by Reserve bank of India in 2017?

a) Rs. 31.567 crore
b) Rs. 30,659 crore
c) Rs. 65,876 crore
d) Rs. 50,358 crore

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 will be the advantages of the merged SBI whose bill was approved by Lok Sabha recently?

a) Merged SBI will now be the 45th top bank of the world
b) Merged SBI will now be the 10th top bank of the world
c) The customer base of merged SBI will be 37 crore
d) SBI will have a deposit base of Rs.26 lakh crore and advance of Rs.18.50 lakh crore

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


8.. Which is the official Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India, mandated to facilitate investments into India?

a) Welcome India
b) Invest India
c) India Calling
d) One India

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 are the major steps played by banks in the successful implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL)?

a) Opening of accounts of all beneficiaries
b) Seeding of bank accounts with Aadhaar numbers and uploading on the NPCI mapper
c) Undertaking funds transfer using the National Automated Clearing House -Aadhaar Payment Bridge System (NACH-APBS)
d) Strengthening of banking infrastructure to enable beneficiary to withdraw money

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


10.What is the new scheme of government to provide assured pension to senior citizens?

a) PMJSY
b) PMRSVY
c) PMVVY
d) PMSVY

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