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Current Affairs Quiz (25-Jan-2017)

Quiz (Jan-25-2017)

1. Name the ecommerce giant whose payment application PhonePe was recently in the news as it was blocked by ICICI Bank?

a) Amazon
b) Shop Clues
c) Flipkart
d) BigBazar

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


2. What does UBI stands for which was in the news after the government is planning to use it to help end poverty?

a) Universal Bank of India
b) University for Banking Inclusion
c) Umbrella for Basic Infrastructure
d) Universal Basic Income

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 financial transactions during financial year which have to be reported by banks, companies, post offices to income tax department?

a) Rs.2.5 lakh or more across accounts
b) Rs.12.5 lakh in an individual's current accounts
c) FDs as well as cash deposits of Rs.10 lakh or more across accounts
d) Cash deposits and withdrawals of Rs.50 lakh or more

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


4. Name the country from where the first freight train arrived in Britain after an 18-day, 12,000-km international journey?

a) China
b) Germany
c) France
d) Singapore

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


5. Which group of companies in the public sector will now hit the market to raise capital?

a) General insurance companies
b) Defence equipments manufacturer companies
c) Metro train companies
d) Steel manufacturer companies

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. Which is the umbrella organisation for all digital payments in the country launched by government?

a) DAVP
b) CARE
c) BHIM
d) YUVA

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 name of helpline running from December 15, 2016 to help users understand digital payment systems?

a) BHIM
b) VOICE
c) CMBA
d) AVAM

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 badminton player who the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold?

a) P V Sindhu
b) Saina Nehwal
c) Pornpawee Chochuwong
d) Carolina Marin

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. Name one the world heritage site which was in the news recently after the militants destroyed an iconic monument in this ancient city?

a) Cape Floral Region
b) Fossil Hominid
c) Palmyra
d) Robben Island

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. Name the city which took part in the three-yearly Pisa test of 15-year-olds' academic ability in 2009-12 and it topped the table in maths?

a) Shanghai
b) Beijing
c) Tokyo
d) New York

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