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Current Affairs Quiz (15-february-2018)

Quiz (15-february-2018)


1.What is the name of the committee which approves the procurement of the Armed Forces?

a) Defence Acquisition Council
b) Cabinet Committee on Expenditure
c) Expenditure Sanction Committee
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.Name the place of Assam which is set to become India's gateway to South-East Asia as well as the rest of the North-East with the road ministry gearing up to develop a multimodal logistics park (MMLP) there with road, rail, waterways and air transport facilities?

a) Jorhat
b) Guwahati
c) Srimanta
d) Jogighopa

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.Name the important place where the LPG Panchayat was organised recently?

a) Sansad Bhawan
b) Pradhan Mantri Bhawan
c) Rashtrapati Bhawan
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


4.Which of the following are the general insurance companies which are going to be merged as announced by Finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget on February 1?

a) National Insurance (NIC)
b) Oriental Insurance (OIC)
c) United India Insurance (UII)
d) General Insurance Company (GIC)

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


5.Name the state where the government recently announced one-time farm loan waiver of up to Rs50, 000 for small and marginal farmers in the state?

a) Rajasthan
b) Bihar
c) Haryana
d) Madhya Pradesh


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 state-run power giant's which recently emerged as the lowest bidder for supply of 300 MW power to Bangladesh for 15 years at an estimated tariff of Rs 3.42 per unit?

a) NHPC
b) NTPC
c) Power Grid
d) GETCO

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.Who was recently elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi?

a) Rajeshwar Prasad
b) Rameshwar Pandey
c) Chandrashekar Kambar
d) Chetan Eklavya


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 strategic port located in the Indian Ocean region whose secured access was achieved by India recently?

a) Port of Salalah
b) Port of Duqm
c) Port of Sohar
d) Port of Sultan

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 sixth Edition of World Government Summit was organised recently?

a) Mumbai
b) Tokyo
c) Shanghai
d) Dubai

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.Name the country which has decided to withdraw from UN refugee programme for reasons of security and lack of funds?

a) Tanzania
b) Eithopia
c) Lebanon
d) Iran

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