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Current Affairs Quiz (22-february-2018)

Quiz (22-february-2018)


1.Which country will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2018?

a) Japan
b) China
c) India
d) USA

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.Which of the following are the two railway stations between which the Palace Queen Humsafar Express will run which was recently flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

a) Mysuru
b) Jaipur
c) Kodaikanal
d) Udaipur

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


3.Which country recently announced that it will impose a 'carbon tax' from 2019 to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect?

a) Singapore
b) China
c) Japan
d) India

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


4.What is the corpus of the National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF) whose creation was recently approved by the Union Cabinet?

a) Rs.60,000 crores
b) Rs.90,000 crores
c) Rs.80,000 crores
d) Rs.70,000 crores

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


5.Who recently became the first-ever Indian woman to break the sound barrier with resounding sonic booms in a supersonic fighter all alone when she flew a 30-minute solo sortie in a MiG-21?

a) Sudha Vergese
b) Bhiwani Singh
c) Anjum Kashyap
d) Avani Chaturvedi


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 name of the transport aircraft which is getting ready at State-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)?

a) Saras-Mark 1
b) Saras-Mark 3
c) Saras-Mark 2
d) Saras-Mark 4

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


7.Name the region where the government is planning to set up a defence industrial production corridor which was announced by PM recently?

a) Bundelkhand
b) Uttarakhand
c) Jharkhand
d) None of the above


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


8.Name the place where the World's Tallest Hotel 'Gevora' was opened recently?

a) Tokyo
b) Dubai
c) Sharjah
d) Hong Kong

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.Who was recently sworn in as South Africa's new President?

a) Jacob Zuma
b) Baleka Mbete
c) Cyril Ramaphosa
d) Pravin Gordhan

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


10.Which agency recently brought out a revised framework for speedy resolution of non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, by harmonising existing guidelines with the norms specified in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016?

a) The Reserve Bank of India
b) The Supreme Court
c) Securities and Exchange Board of India
d) Indian Bank Association

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