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Current Affairs Quiz (12-August-2017)

Quiz (August-14-2017)

1. What is the cost which India has to bear annually due to climate change?

a) $9b
b) $10b
c) $11b
d) $15b

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. Name the person whose tweet recently became the most-liked tweet in history?

a) Barack Obama
b) Donald Trump
c) Narendra Modi
d) Nawaz Sharif

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 expected production of food grains in India for the 2016-17 crop year as per the agriculture ministry’s fourth advance estimate?

a) 245.5 MT
b) 260.5 MT
c) 270.85 MT
d) 275.68 MT

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. Which of the following are some of the major features of the new 50 Rs. Note which has been introduced by Reserve Bank of India?

a) The base colour of the note is fluorescent blue
b) The note has portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
c) It has motif of the Hampi chariot on the reverse
d) It has motif of the Ashokan Pillar on the reverse

A) a & b is the correct answer
B) a, b & c is the correct answer
C) a, b & d is the correct answer
D) None of the above is the correct answer


5. What things will be available at all the petrol pumps from 16th August 2017 after signing of MoU between EESL & Oil Companies?

a) LED bulbs will be available at Rs.50
b) LED bulbs will be available at Rs.70
c) LED Tube lights will be available at Rs.220
d) 5-star fans will be available for Rs.1200

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


6. What is the number of animals which have been tagged with Aadhaar like unique ID and the information uploaded on the database?

a) 80 lakh
b) 85 lakh
c) 90 lakh
d) 95 lakh

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. Who is the hero of the film ‘Toilet -Ek Prem Katha’ which became the first big Bollywood release to be made Tax-free in GST regime?

a) Amitabh Bachaan
b) Sharukh Khan
c) Akshay Kumar
d) Aamir Khan

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. How many state and central taxes and cesses were merged into a single levy called GST from 1st July 2017?

a) 16 state and central taxes and 25 cesses
b) 17 state and central taxes and 23 cesses
c) 15 state and central taxes and 28 cesses
d) 19 state and central taxes and 23 cesses

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 name of the programme under which State Bank of India under its new CSR initiative will adopt at least 500 villages over the next three years?

a) Gaon Parivartan
b) Gram Seva
c) Gram Vikas Yojana
d) Gaon Badhe Desh Badhe

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 amount of carbon released in the atmosphere due to El Nino effect from 2014-16?

a) 1 billion tonnes
b) 2 billion tonnes
c) 3 billion tonnes
d) 4 billion tonnes

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