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Current Affairs Quiz (20-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-20-2017)

1. Name the state which has initiated the concept of growing vegetables and fruits on balconies and terraces of individual houses with government support?

a) Bihar
b) Maharashtra
c) Telangana
d) Uttar Pradesh

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


2. Name the port of Sri Lanka where China would be investing $1.1 billion as part of its development of its modern-day "Silk Road"?

a) Galle
b) Colombo
c) Trincomalee
d) Hambantota

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 country whose parliamentary delegation visit to India was opposed by China who recently lodged a complaint?

a) Sri Lanka
b) Pakistan
c) Taiwan
d) Tibet

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. E Palaniswami was recently sworn in as the ………chief minister of Tamil Nadu?

a) 22nd
b) 23rd
c) 24th
d) 25th

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 cartoon character which has been brought on board by UN to encourage everyone to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?

a) The Smurf characters
b) Tom & Jerry
c) Sin Chain
d) The Disney characters

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. Which country will build the first city on the red planet as part of the 2117 Mars project in collaboration with specialized international organizations and scientific institutes?

a) Germany
b) Russia
c) UAE
d) France

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 is believed to be the Eighth Continent as per the new research published in A Geographical Society of America journal?

a) Eusparia
b) Arabia
c) Zealandia
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


8. What are the major criteria for listing of Public Sector Companies by the government?

a) PSU should have positive networth
b) It should have no accumulated losses
c) Should be profit-making for at least three years
d) PSU should be of strategic importance

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


9. Which state is having the highest road density as per Ministry of Road Transport and Highways data as on March31,2015?

a) Nagaland
b) Mizoram
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Kerala

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 MDR(Merchant Discount Charge) proposed on debit card payment from April 1,2017 for small merchants in draft policy by RBI?

a) 0.40%
b) 0.45%
c) 0.50%
d) 0.55%

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