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Current Affairs Quiz (17-May-2017)

Quiz (May-17-2017)

1.What is the period of annual insurance under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana(PMSBY)?

a) 1st April-31st March
b) 1st January-31st December
c) 1st June-31st May
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.Which country will remain the fastest growing major economy in the world with growth expected to be over 7.4% in 2017 and 7.6% in 2018 as per the latest forecast by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?

a) Bangladesh
b) Nepal
c) China
d) India

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 new solar power capacity which India added in 2016-17 according to the latest figures provided by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE)?

a) 3,525 MW
b) 4,550 MW
c) 5,000 MW
d) 5,525 MW

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.Name the country where a three-month emergency was declared following twin church bombings that killed dozens of people in two cities recently?

a) Syria
b) Egypt
c) Iran
d) Iraq

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 institute bagged the top position in the top 100 university ranking released by the centre recently?

a) Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
b) Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
c) Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
d) Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai


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 corridor being planned to connect India with Russia and Europe via Iran?

a) UNSTC
b) OPSTC
c) INSTC
d) WBSTC

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 country recently signed six agreements, including one for expanding counterterrorism cooperation with India?

a) Australia
b) France
c) Germany
d) New Zealand

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.What are cities where India's state-owned fuel retailers plan to implement daily revision of fuel price from May 1, 2017 ahead of a nationwide roll out of the scheme?

a) Puducherry
b) Vizag
c) Udaipur
d) Jamshedpur

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


9.Name the Indians who are among Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are "pushing boundaries of innovation"?

a) Dipa Karmakar
b) Sakshi Malik
c) Alia Bhatt
d) Sania Mirza

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


10. What is the growth rate India is expected to achieve by 2017 as per the World Bank report released recently?

a) 7.1%
b) 7.2%
c) 7.3%
d) 7.4%

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