Current Affairs Quiz – August 11 2017

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  1. The bill was passed on10th August 2017 in Lok Sabha for giving effect to the merger of five associate banks with the parent State Bank of India (SBI).Find out the name of a bill from below.
    1.State Banks (Merger and Acquisition) Bill 2017
    2.State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill 2017
    3.State Banks (Subsidiary Merger) Bill 2017
    4.State Banks (Subsidiary Closure) Bill 2017
    5.State Banks (Single Entity) Bill 2017
    Answer & Explanation
  2. As per Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume II, tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on August 11, 2017, meeting the upper end of the ______ per cent GDP growth forecast for 2017-18 will be a challenge.
    1.6.75-7.5 per cent
    2.6.25-7.5 per cent
    3.6.00-7.5 per cent
    4.6.75-7.75 per cent
    5.6.75-7.25 per cent
    Answer & Explanation
  3. On August 9, 2017, in which state the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Ministry of Commerce & Industry has approved two projects for development of industrial clusters?
    4.Andhra Pradesh
    5.Madhya Pradesh
    Answer & Explanation
  4. Sriram Sagar project, which was in news recently, is located in which state?
    2.Tamil Nadu
    4.Andhra Pradesh
    Answer & Explanation
  5. Government has fixed an ambitious target of installing ______ Giga watt (GW) wind power capacity in the country by 2022.
    1.60 giga watt (GW)
    2.65 giga watt (GW)
    3.70 giga watt (GW)
    4.75 giga watt (GW)
    5.80 giga watt (GW)
    Answer & Explanation
  6. Delhi Assembly has recently passed a bill to grant university status to which institute?
    1.Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology
    2.Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology
    3.Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology
    4.Bhagat Singh Institute of Technology
    5.Azad Institute of Technology
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Where was the 15th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Ministerial Meeting was held on August 11, 2017?
    1.Bangkok, Thailand
    2.Thimphu, Bhutan
    3.Kathmandu, Nepal
    4.Dhaka, Bangladesh
    5.Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Answer & Explanation
  8. Which among the following Central Bank has said it would not change the way its new plastic banknotes are made, despite concerns among some vegetarians and religious groups about trace amounts of animal fat used in their production?
    1.Bank of Russia
    2.Eurpean Central Bank
    3.Reserve Bank of Australia
    4.Bank of England
    5.Bank of Japan
    Answer & Explanation
  9. This year, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be transferring how much amount to Central Government as dividend?
    1.Rs 30,659 crore
    2.Rs 40,659 crore
    3.Rs 50,659 crore
    4.Rs 60,659 crore
    5.Rs 70,659 crore
    Answer & Explanation
  10. Markets regulator SEBI has entered into a pact with its counterpart of which country for mutual cooperation and technical assistance?
    5.New Zealand
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Which among the following has received markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)’s approval to launch country’s first gold options contract?
    1.National Stock Exchange
    2.Bombay Stock Exchange
    3.Multi Commodity Exchange
    4.National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange
    5.United Stock Exchange of India
    Answer & Explanation
  12. Which among the following company will monitor the growth of the MSMEs in Odisha after imparting training to them in next one year?
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Which oil company bought 1.9 million barrels of U.S. crude in its second import tender making it the first Indian refiner to purchase Eagle Ford shale oil?
    4.Reliance Industries
    Answer & Explanation
  14. Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched online dictionaries in _____ and _____ as part of its special focus on Indian languages
    1.Tamil and Bengali
    2.Tamil and Gujarati
    3.Bengali and Gujarati
    4.Punjabi and Gujarati
    5.Tamil and Punjabi
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Which of the following entity has launched a dedicated platform for trade and exchange of digital currencies such as bitcoin, litecoin, ether, Lisk, monero, dash and game credits ?
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Who has been accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of San Marino, with residence in Rome?
    1.Priti Das
    2.Shakuntala Mishra
    3.Reema Pandit
    4.Reenat Sandhu
    5.Aanchal Shukla
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Which professional football club of Spain, has won the 2017 UEFA Super Cup football tournament?
    1.Real Madrid
    2.Manchester United
    3.FC Barcelona
    5.Chelsea FC
    Answer & Explanation
  18. Name the first Indian who qualified for the final round of the javelin throw World Championships?
    1.Neeraj Chopra
    2.Davinder Singh Kang
    3.Rakesh Nath
    4.Manoj Asthana
    5.Nilesh Rajput
    Answer & Explanation
  19. Indian Football team dropped to _____ spot in latest FIFA rankings released on August 10, 2017.
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Vijay Nambisan, who passed away on August 10, 2017, was a:
    4.Poet and Writer
    5.Former Union Minister
    Answer & Explanation