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Current Affairs Quiz (20-Mar-2017)

Quiz (Mar-20-2017)

1. What is the new capacity of the scheme for development of solar parks and ultra mega solar projects by the government?

a) 30,000 MW
b) 40,000 MW
c) 50,000 MW
d) 60,000 MW

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


2. What is the proposed Tax Collected at Source (TCS) on ecommerce companies under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as decided recently by the GST Council?

a) 4%
b) 3%
c) 2%
d) 1%

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 latest avatar of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) which the Election Commission is looking to ramp up its production ahead of the 2019 Loksabha polls?

a) M1
b) M2
c) M3
d) M4

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 deadline set by government for the people to get biometric identification document-Aadhaar?

a) 31st July 2017
b) 30th June 2017
c) 30th September 2017
d) 31st December 2017

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 place in Gujarat where OPaL Petrochemical Complex was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently?

a) Ahmedabad
b) Sabarmati
c) Dahej
d) Surat

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 accounts for the second highest death rate of children less than 5 years due to environmental risks-mainly pollution and poor sanitation-in the WHO South East Asia region?

a) Thailand
b) Bangladesh
c) India
d) Indonesia

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. What is the period for which India launched its latest plan to phase out a key refrigerant, hydrochloroflurocarbon (HCFC)?

a) 2017-18
b) 2017-23
c) 2017-19
d) 2017-20

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 is the percentage of world millionaires which are in India as per the recently released Knight Frank Global Wealth Report 2017?

a) 4%
b) 3%
c) 2%
d) 1%

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 is the duration of paid paternity leave, which will now be granted to women working in the organised sector?

a) 24 weeks
b) 25 weeks
c) 26 weeks
d) 27 weeks

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 countries from which the migrants entry will be banned in United States as per the new executive order signed by US President Donald Trump?

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

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