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Current Affairs Quiz (22-May-2017)

Quiz (May-22-2017)

1.What is the revised estimates for food grain production for 2016-17 made by agriculture ministry, marking 2016-17 as the best crop year in country's history?

a) 275 million tonnes
b) 276.5 million tonnes
c) 273.38 million tonnes
d) 263.35 million tonnes

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 bank which was recently for which the Reserve Bank of India initiated Prompt Corrective Action(PCA) in view of the 'high net non-performing assets and negative return on assets?

a) SBI
b) PNB
c) ICICI
d) IDBI

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 sector where the percentage share of spending in India at 44.63 % and the world consumer at 40.88% is the highest?

a) Housing
b) Clothing
c) Energy
d) Food and Beverages

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 are the top three states in percentage share in the total registered vehicles in India as per the latest data of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways?

a) Maharashtra
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Karnataka

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


5.Name the crop which is likely to move towards being a Genetically Modified (GM) crop in India?

a) Mustard
b) Cotton
c) Peas
d) None of the above

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.Name the ministry which was being looked after by Union Minister Anil Madhav Dave who passed away recently?

a) Health
b) Environment Affairs
c) Transportation
d) Defence

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 number of indigenous atomic reactors whose approval for construction was cleared by Union Cabinet recently, the largest ever approval for such facilities in one go?

a) 8
b) 9
c) 10
d) 11

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 percentage of the total number of 'banking outlets' opened during a financial year should be located in unbanked rural centres as per the new mandate issued by The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently?

a) 20 percent
b) 25 per cent
c) 30 percent
d) 35 percent

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 are the major decisions which were approved by the Cabinet recently?

a) Approval for signing of BEPS Convention
b) New law to evict unauthorized people staying in govt. residences
c) Amending the law to allow public-oriented construction in forbidden zone near monuments
d) Providing free housing to all BPL families

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


10. Which Railway station was declared the cleanest railway station as per a recent survey report released by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu recently?

a) Visakhapatnam
b) Indore
c) Bengaluru
d) Trichy

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