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Current Affairs Quiz (15-May-2017)

Quiz (May-15-2017)

1.What is the name of an autonomous body set up by the government in April 2016 with the prime objective of improving governance standards in public sector banks (PSBs) and financial institutions?

a) ABB
b) PSB
c) BBB
d) DSS

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.What is the new system which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently at Nagpur on the 126th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, which will allow cash transfers using biometrics even without phones?

a) BHIM
b) Aadhaar Pay
c) RKCC
d) None of the above

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 set of action announced by Reserve Bank of India to get failed banks back on track?

a) PCR
b) PCA
c) NCR
d) NCA

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 is the projected growth of India's GDP given by IMF for 2017?

a) 7.1%
b) 7.2%
c) 7.3%
d) 7.5%

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


5.Which country accounts for the largest number of deaths owing to particulate matter (PM2.5)-small pollutant particles of 2.5 micron size that can easily enter the respiratory systems and cause ailments-according to a Lancet study released recently?

a) France
b) Singapore
c) Pakistan
d) India

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 is the amount the government is planning to lend to pull rural households out of poverty under its redrawn micro-credit programme?

a) 0.50lakh per family
b) 1lakh per family
c) 1.5lakh per family
d) 2.0lakh per family


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.Which day was recently celebrated as World Earth Day?

a) 19th April 2017
b) 20th April 2017
c) 21st April 2017
d) 22nd April 2017

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.Who became the first batsman to score 10,000 runs in T20s?

a) Virat Kohli
b) Chris Gayle
c) Steven Smith
d) Gautam Gambhir

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


9.What is the period for which the NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya recently presented a draft action agenda for the nation's development at the planning body's Governing Council meeting?

a) 1 year
b) 2 years
c) 3 years
d) 4 years

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.What is the number of parts in which the three-year agenda of NITI Aayog has been divided into, with each part having a number of specific action points?

a) Eight
b) Seven
c) Six
d) Five

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