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Current Affairs Quiz (16-february-2018)

Quiz (16-february-2018)


1.What will be the base year for the calculation of GDP and IIP as per the recent announcements made by the statistics and programme implementation minister recently?

a) 2017-18
b) 2016-17
c) 2015-16
d) 2014-15

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 city of India 'most likely' to be the first Indian urban settlement that will run out of drinking water as per a report based on 'UN-endorsed projections' published by the BBC?

a) Jaipur
b) New Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Bengaluru

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 worth of scheme called 'Atal Bhoojal Yojana' for water conservation which is being worked out by the water resources ministry?

a) Rs 4,000 crore
b) Rs 5,000 crore
c) Rs 6,000 crore
d) Rs 7,000 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


4.Which country has initiated a review of the anti-dumping duty on flat base steel wheels from China to take a call on 'the need for continued imposition of the duties in force.'?

a) India
b) USA
c) Japan
d) Germany

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


5.Name the planned NASA observatory designed to settle essential questions in the areas of dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics programme?

a) WFIRST
b) STRIST
c) DFRIST
d) ETRAN


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 name of the instrument in which the light from all four of the telescope of European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile was successfully integrated?

a) DFRESSO
b) ESPRESSO
c) FRESSO
d) CPRESSO

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 state government which has signed a new loan agreement with the New Development Bank for restructuring of Indira Gandhi Canal?

a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Chattisgarh
c) Rajasthan
d) Gujarat


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 India's 1st Online Radio Station which was launched recently in India?

a) Radio City
b) Radio Umang
c) Radio Mirchi
d) Radio Ullas

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 India-Russia Agriculture Business Summit 2018 was held recently?

a) Mumbai
b) Moscow
c) St.Pittursburgh
d) New Delhi

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 day was recently observed as National Productivity Day by the National Productivity Council?

a) 12th February
b) 13th February
c) 14th February
d) 15th February

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