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Quiz (August-14-2017)

1. What is the new range of fat content in milk as per the revised standards introduced by top food regulator-Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?

a) 4-6%
b) 1.5%-6%
c) 6-8%
d) 8-9%

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 are some of the criteria which are applied for a continent and the same have been applied to Earth’s seven continents?

a) Distinctive geology
b) Well-defined area
c) Crust much thicker than that found on ocean floor
d) Crust must be thinner than that found on ocean floor

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


3. What is the tank of India in the Global Peace Index 2017, released by the Institute of Economics and Peace recently?

a) 134th
b) 135th
c) 136th
d) 137th

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 is the data for which the government is developing a mobile application to ensure that this data which forms the basis of selection of beneficiaries under various schemes is updated regularly and expeditiously?

a) Census data
b) SECC data
c) Animal census data
d) Niti Aayog data

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 maximum amount a merchant can receive monthly under the BHIM cash back scheme which was recently extended up to March 2018?

a) Rs.800
b) Rs.900
c) Rs.1000
d) Rs.1100

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. Who are the insect specialists to whom US defence department has awarded a grant of $1 million to create genetically engineered mosquitoes that are not attracted to people?

a) Andrew Nus
b) Angela George
c) Dennis Mathew
d) Christopher Mathew

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


7. Name the bank which is having the highest amount of willful defaulters as on 31st March 2017?

a) Punjab National Bank
b) Bank of Baroda
c) State Bank of India
d) Syndicate Bank

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. Name the new fund approved by the Cabinet which cannot be voted upon by Parliament?

a) SHIKSHA
b) MUSK
c) SEWA
d) SVAYAM

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 US warship whose wreckage was recently found after 72 years?

a) USS Sevenhills
b) USS Indianapolis
c) USS Columbus
d) None of the above

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


10. Which of the following are among the six areas on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 200 young CEO’s who attended a NITI Aayog organized programme recently?

a) Doubling Farmer’s income
b) Creating cities of tomorrow
c) Future space age of India
d) Doubling of India’s exports

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