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Current Affairs Quiz (23-february-2018)

Quiz (23-february-2018)


1.Who has been appointed to the ICC Board as the organization's first independent female director as announced by The International Cricket Council recently?

a) Serena Williams
b) Chanda Kochar
c) Indra Nooyi
d) Arundhati Bhattacharya

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.What will now be the basis of classifying Micro, Small and Medium enterprises from earlier criteria of classification based on ‘investment in plant & machinery/equipment as approved by Union Cabinet recently?

a) Annual turnover
b) Investment in equipment
c) Investment in land
d) Investment in plant & machinery

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


3.Which of the following signed a pact with National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to integrate a course on 'Digital Citizenship and Safety' in information and communication technology curriculum?

a) Yahoo
b) Google
c) Infosys
d) TCS

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


4.Which of the following are the countries which were visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from February 9 to 12, 2018?

a) Palestine crores
b) United Arab Emirates
c) Oman
d) Singapore

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


5.Which of the following has been identified to supplement government effort for making citizens literate in technology and expedite the process of making digital economy grow as per the recent statement of Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad?

a) NIC
b) TCS
c) BSNL
d) Infosys


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 state which recently signed a MoU with the Emirates Group which is expected to bring in investment of Rs 30,000 crore to the state?

a) Gujarat
b) Kerala
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh

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 Coastal Economic Zones (CEZs) which the government is planning to develop under its ambitious Sagarmala Programme to promote port-led industrialization?

a) 14
b) 12
c) 10
d) 16


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


8.Name the country whose embassy in New Delhi recently launched the Nexus Startup Hub with an aim to support a dynamic ecosystem for innovative Indian startups through the sharing of American best business practices in entrepreneurship and incubation?

a) Germany
b) US
c) France
d) Japan

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 number meritorious B.Tech students who will get monthly scholarships of Rs 70,000 and a one-time research grant of Rs 2 lakh under the Prime Minister Research Fellowship scheme?

a) 700
b) 800
c) 1,000
d) 900

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.Which committee has been constituted to select 20 institutes of higher education in India that will be developed into ‘world-class’ institutes?

a) R. Rahat committee
b) M P Mohanan committee
c) N Gopalaswami committee
d) None of the above

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