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Current Affairs Quiz (29-Mar-2017)

Quiz (Mar-29-2017)

1. Name the country which recently announced a $54 billion increase in defence spending which would be one of the largest increase in that country’s history?

a) Saudi Arabia
b) United States
c) Russia
d) China

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 species of bees became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection when it was added to the government’s list of endangered and threatened species recently?

a) Mason bees
b) Carpenter bees
c) Leaf cutter bees
d)Bumble bees

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.What is the number of digital transactions which the India should target to achieve during this year?

a) 2,000 crore
b) 2,200 crore
c) 2,500 crore
d) 3,000 crore

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.Where is the South Asian University which started functioning in 2010 located?

a) Islamabad
b) Delhi
c) Dhaka
d) Kathmandu

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


5. Name the new scheme announced by Indian Railways to provide confirmed births to waitlisted passengers in an alternate train without any extra charges?

a) 0.3%
b) 0.4%
c) 0.5%
d) 0.6%

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 became the first woman chief executive of Hong Kong recently?

a) Mie Joe
b) Sarah Lane
c)Carrie Lam
d) None of the above

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 the new powerful drug prepared against heart disease, as per the report published in the New England Journal of Medicine?

a) Effeculamb
b) Prestoculamb
c) Evolocumab
d) Obcoculamb

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 Indian city which will host the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018?

a) Lucknow
b) Bhubaneswar
c) Chennai
d) Bengaluru

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. Which city will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football which India is hosting for the first time?

a) Panaji
b) Guwahati
c) Kolkata
d) Navi Mumbai

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 team won the Santosh Trophy, the premier domestic football tournament?

a)West Bengal
b) Goa
c) Kerala
d) Karnataka

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