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Current Affairs Quiz (27-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-27-2017)

1. Who recently became the quickest bowler to claim 250 wickets in Test cricket?

a) Peter Siddle
b) Steven Finn
c) Umesh Yadav
d) Ravichandran Ashwin

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


2. Which state is having half of the most polluted cities in India as per the Central Pollution Board air quality data tabled in the Parliament recently?

a) Bihar
b) Maharashtra
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

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 country with which India is collaborating for a project that will use bacteria to kill the disease transmitting ability of the mosquitoes?

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

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 country is the largest consumer of LPG in the world?

a) China
b) India
c) US
d) France

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


5. Who is the Indian table player who recently won a Grammy award in the World music category?

a) Sandeep Ahuja
b) Abhinandan Das
c) Sandeep Das
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. How many satellites were launched by an Indian rocket successfully at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh?

a) 104 satellites
b) 102 satellites
c) 100 satellites
d) 98 satellites

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. Who won the 'Sportsman of the Year' trophy at the Laureus World Awards held recently?

a) Usain Bolt
b) Cristiano Ronaldo
c) LeBron James
d) Simone Biles

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 state in which the Union cabinet recently approved the establishment of Food Legumes Research Platform (FLRP)?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Haryana
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Kerala

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 criteria for listing of Public Sector Companies by the government?

a) PSU should have positive net worth
b) It should have no accumulated losses
c) Should be profit-making for at least three years
d) PSU should be of strategic importance

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. What is the MDR (Merchant Discount Charge) proposed on debit card payment from April 1, 2017 for small merchants in draft policy by RBI?

a) 0.40%
b) 0.45%
c) 0.50%
d) 0.55%

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