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Quiz (August-21-2017)

1.Which of the following are some of the highlights of the second volume of the Economic Survey for 2016-17, which was released recently?

a) GDP growth in 2017-18 retained in at between 6.75 and 7.5 percent
b) The dangers of farm loan waivers which could reduce aggregate demand by as much as Rs 1.1 lakh crore or 0.7 per cent of GDP
c) The benefits of farm loan waivers which can push the GDP
d) Cash holdings being Rs 3.5 lakh crore (20 per cent) less than pre-demonetisation trends

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


2.Name the online game which has been banned by India keeping in view its suicidal characteristics?

a) Blue Whale Challenge
b) Pokemon Go
c) Candy Crush Saga
d) Clash of Clans

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. Who is the watchdog of capital markets in India?
a) BSE
b) NSE
c) MCX
d) SEBI

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 Indian origin professor whose start up Senosis Health was recently bought by Google?

a) Bhaumik Patel
b) Shwetak Patel
c) Sanjeev Raman
d) Sanjeev Unikrishnan

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 value of gold above which the export of gold was banned by India recently?

a) 24 carats
b) 23 carats
c) 22 carats
d) 20 carats

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 ultimate interest which the farmers will have to pay on short term farm loan of one year up to Rs. 3 lakh as per the recent notification by Reserve Bank of India?

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

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 of the following states which will now get a refund of Central Goods and Services Tax(CGST)?

a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Uttarakhand
c) Jammu & Kashmir
d) North East

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


8. What were the main highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi speech delivered on 71st Independence Day?

a) Farmers will grow his income two-fold by 2025
b) Farmers will grow his income two-fold by 2022
c) Significant attention to eastern India - Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha and the Northeast
d) Launch of slogan 'Bharat Jodo' (Bring India together)

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


9. One of the main highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi speech delivered on 71st Independence Day, was that, 1st January 2018 will not be an ordinary day. What is the relevance of this day?

a) From this day education, will be free in India which will boost the development of the country.
b) Those born in this century will start turning 18 who will be the Bhagya Vidhatas of our nation.
c) From this day expenses on health will be free in India which will boost the development of the country.
d) India will be sending a series of 10 satellites starting from this day.

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. Name the main policy related to transport infrastructure which was approved recently by government?

a) New Railway Track Policy
b) New Shipping Policy
c) New Metro Rail Policy
d) New Airstrip Policy

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