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Current Affairs Quiz (19-July-2017)

Quiz (July-19-2017)

1.Who is the only President of India since Independence who has been elected without a contest?

a) A.P J. Kalam
b) Giani Zail Singh
c) Zakir Hussain
d) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

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


2.What are some of the estimates made in the quarterly review of the economy by economic think-tank of the country,NCAER?

a) Foodgrain production in 2016-17 has touched a new record of 273.4 million tonnes,
b) Projection for the country's economic growth put to 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal
c) The level of water storage in the country's main reservoirs in 2017-18 is better compared to last year
d) Projection for the country's economic growth put to 6.6 per cent for the current fiscal

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


3.Which article of the Indian Constitution which deals with appointment of Election Commissioners(ECs) was in the news recently after the Supreme Court asked the government to frame rules for appointment of ECs?

a) Article322 (2)
b) Article323 (2)
c) Article324 (2)
d) Article325 (2)


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.Olly was the mascot of 22nd Asian Athletics Championships organised from 05-09 July 2017. What is Olly?

a) Sambar deer
b) Olive Ridley turtle
c) White Elephant
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


5.What is the specified date within which customers will not be liable at all if they report financial losses on account of frauds?

a) 6 days
b) 5 days
c) 4 days
d) 3 days


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


6.What is the number of individual countries which are members of G20?

a) 20
b) 19
c) 18
d) 17

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 are the correct statement in the context of voting in India?

a) Voting is a right
b) Voting is a not a duty
c) Voting is not a right
d) Voting is a duty

A) a & b 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


8.What is the name of the monthly web based interaction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with bureaucrats?

a) PRAKASH
b) PARICHAY
c) PRAGATI
d) PARASPAR

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 new initiatives which were recently launched by Indian Railways?

a) Launch of SAARTHI
b) Additional facilities for Divyang
c) 365 Days Advance Reservation for Foreign Tourists
d) Launch of SHAKTI

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


10.What are some of the Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme which was issued recently?

a) Can be used as collateral for bonds in government jobs
b) Can be used as collateral for loans
c) Capital Gains Tax Exempted on redemption for individuals
d) Exempted from GST

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