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Current Affairs Quiz (30-January-2018)

Quiz (30-January-2018)


1.Name the country where the scientists created two genetically identical long-tailed macaques recently?

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

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.Who took over as the foreign secretary of India recently?

a) R. Sivaraman
b) Sitaram Singh
c) S Jaishankar
d) Vijay Keshav Gokhale

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.Which of the following are true about Economic Survey which is presented by the Finance Ministry before the Union Budget every year?

a) It reviews the overall state of the economy in the year gone by
b) It highlights policy initiatives of the government
c) It also charts out the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term
d) All 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


4.The economic survey for the fiscal year 2017-18 was tabled on the first day of the budget session of the Parliament. Which of the following are the key takeaways from the Economic Survey of 2017-18?

a) GDP to grow at 6.75 per cent this year and by 7 to 7.5 per cent in the next year
b) Manufacturing growth to rise 8 per cent this year
c) Agriculture growth at 2.1 per cent this year
d) Agriculture growth at 3.0 per cent this year

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


5.Which of the following has become the first Indian Metro to get a Floating Market?

a) Kolkata
b) Mumbai
c) Bangalore
d) Chennai

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 country with which India released first ever set of commemorative postage stamps to mark the long-term friendly bilateral relationships between the two countries?

a) Cambodia
b) Singapore
c) Vietnam
d) Nepal

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.Name the social sector scheme which will now be offered by the Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks?

a) Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
b) Sukanya Samridhi Yojana (SSY)
c) Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
d) National Savings Certificate (NSC)

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.Who has been elected the first woman chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?

a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
b) Usha Ananthasubramanian
c) Shikha Sharma
d) Chanda Kochhar

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


9.What is the rank of India among 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2018, according to a biennial report by Yale and Columbia Universities along with the World Economic Forum?

a) 175
b) 176
c) 177
d) 178

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.India has ……….. on a global index of talent competitiveness in the report that was released in the first day the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Fill in the blanks with the right options?

a) moved up
b) moved down
c) maintained its earlier position
d) topped

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