QUIZ OF DAY-11/06/2017 GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Ques. :
1
 
The World Mental Health Day is observed every year on
1)
09 Oct
2)
10 Oct
3)
11 Oct
4)
13 Oct
5)
15 Oct
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Ques. :
2
 
Who among the following has won the Japanese Grand Prix F1 championship?
1)
Kimi Raikkonen
2)
Sebastian Vettel
3)
Max Verstappen
4)
Lewis Hamilton
5)
Nico Rosberg
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Ques. :
3
 
Who among the following won the men’s singles title of the 2016 China Open?
1)
Grigor Dimitrov
2)
Andy Murray
3)
Stan Wawrinka
4)
Roger Federer
5)
Rafael Nadal
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Ques. :
4
 
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) awarded who among the following as the ‘Champion of Champions’ title for pistol shooting in 2016?
1)
Ronjan Sodhi
2)
Vijay Kumar
3)
Gagan Narang
4)
Jitu Rai
5)
Abhinav Bindra
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Ques. :
5
 
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) recently rejected the case against India for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race. The case was filed by
1)
Mauritius
2)
Marshall Islands
3)
Maldives
4)
Sri Lanka
5)
Suriname
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Ques. :
6
 
The International Energy Agency (IAE) is going to partner with India to implement which of the following Indian initiatives globally?
1)
UJJWALA
2)
UDAY
3)
UJALA
4)
SWABHIMAAN
5)
DRISHTI
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Ques. :
7
 
The trade levy imposed by any govt on imported products which have prices less than their fair normal values in their domestic market is called
1)
Excise duty
2)
Octroi
3)
Value Added Tax
4)
Anti-Dumping Duty
5)
Sin tax
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Ques. :
8
 
The Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) of BRICS nations was declared operational recently. The initial total committed resources of the CRA will be
1)
USD 40 bn
2)
USD 50 bn
3)
USD 80 bn
4)
USD 100 bn
5)
USD 120 bn
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Ques. :
9
 
Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) as of now?
1)
Bhutan
2)
Thailand
3)
Myanmar
4)
India
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
10
 
The Union Finance Ministry has set up a Public Debt Management Cell (PDMC) with the objective of separating debt management functions from
1)
SEBI
2)
RBI
3)
DIPP
4)
SIDBI
5)
Exim Bank
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Ques. :
11
 
As per the news published in financial newspapers, recently, the govt will merge “two large Mumbai-based banks” in future. Which of the following banks is/are based in Mumbai?
1)
Bank of India
2)
Bank of Baroda
3)
State Bank of India
4)
Dena Bank
5)
All the above
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Ques. :
12
 
The central bank of which of the following countries ordered shutting down of Falcon bank unit over Malaysia’s 1MDB scam recently?
1)
Singapore
2)
South Korea
3)
Japan
4)
Indonesia
5)
India
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Ques. :
13
 
The Paris Agreement on climate change will enter into force on __________ this year, as enough countries have signed onto the landmark accord.
1)
1 Nov
2)
2 Nov
3)
3 Nov
4)
4 Nov
5)
5 Nov
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Ques. :
14
 
Every Nobel Prize in 2016 will be worth 8 million krona, or about $930,000. Krona is the currency of
1)
Norway
2)
Denmark
3)
Sweden
4)
South Africa
5)
Finland
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Ques. :
15
 
The aerobatics display team Red Arrows was present at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Hindon to perform at the 84th Indian Air Force Day parade on 8 Oct. The team belongs to
1)
Royal Air Force
2)
US Air Force
3)
French Air Force
4)
German Air Force
5)
Japanese Air Force
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Ques. :
16
 
Addis Ababa is the capital city of which of the following countries?
1)
Eretria
2)
Haiti
3)
Ethiopia
4)
Latvia
5)
Romania
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Ques. :
17
 
The Martin Ennals Award of 2016 has been conferred on who among the following by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and eight other human rights groups?
1)
Ilham Tohti, China
2)
Zone 9 Bloggers, Ethiopia
3)
Razan Zaitouneh, Syria
4)
Cyril Almeida, Pakistan
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
18
 
The International Day of the Girl Child is observed every year on
1)
05 Oct
2)
09 Oct
3)
11 Oct
4)
12 Oct
5)
13 Oct
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Ques. :
19
 
Under the RBI’s SDR scheme, banks can convert their loans into equity, acquire a majority stake in the firm and bring in new promoters and management. Here, the term SDR means
1)
Systematic Debt Restructuring
2)
Special Debt Restructuring
3)
Supplementary Debt Restructuring
4)
Strategic Debt Restructuring
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
20
 
The main mandate of Payment Banks is to offer
1)
lending services
2)
credit cards
3)
bancasurance services
4)
remittance services
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
21
 
India’s exposure to the US securities crossed $123 bn mark recently. What is India’s ranking among the highest US security holding countries?
1)
3rd
2)
5th
3)
9th
4)
11th
5)
12th
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Ques. :
22
 
The first trade fair of the BRICS countries was held recently in which of the following cities?
1)
New Delhi
2)
Mumbai
3)
Chennai
4)
Hyderabad
5)
Bengaluru
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Ques. :
23
 
Abdelilah Benkirane was reappointed as the Prime Minister by the king Mohammed VI in which of the following countries recently?
1)
Spain
2)
Netherlands
3)
Morocco
4)
Egypt
5)
Yemen
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Ques. :
24
 
What is India’s current ranking on the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016?
1)
80th
2)
97th
3)
98th
4)
107th
5)
110th
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Ques. :
25
 
The First World Tsunami Awareness Day will be observed on
1)
15 Oct
2)
25 Oct
3)
31 Oct
4)
05 Nov
5)
15 Nov
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Ques. :
26
 
The Oscar-winning film director Andrzej Wajda died recently. He was from
1)
Sweden
2)
Norway
3)
Finland
4)
Poland
5)
Canada
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Ques. :
27
 
The Kabaddi World Cup kicked off on Oct 7 at the Arena By TransStadia, India’s First Convertible Stadium, which is situated in
1)
Ahmedabad
2)
Mumbai
3)
Chandigarh
4)
Gurugram
5)
Pune
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Ques. :
28
 
Birr is the currency of which of the following countries?
1)
Eretria
2)
Haiti
3)
Ethiopia
4)
Latvia
5)
Romania
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Ques. :
29
 
The Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) of BRICS nations became operational recently. Which of the following is NOT correct about individual contribution of member nations to it?
1)
South Africa ($5 billion)
2)
Russia ($18 billion)
3)
Brazil ($18 billion)
4)
India ($18 billion)
5)
China ($40 billion)
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Ques. :
30
 
Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the 2016 China Open?
1)
Johanna Konta
2)
Agnieszka Radwanska
3)
Angelique Kerber
4)
Petra Kvitova
5)
Caroline Wozniacki
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Ques. :
31
 
The Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma announced recently to commemorate the birth centenary of who among the following from 11 Oct, 2016 to 11 Oct, 2017?
1)
Nanaji Deshmukh
2)
Balraj Madhok
3)
MS Golwalkar
4)
Deendayal Upadhyaya
5)
Syama Prasad Mukherjee
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Ques. :
32
 
The central govt has decided to invest what amount to increase the capacity of Panipat refinery from existing 15 mt to 25 mt?
1)
Rs 5,000 cr
2)
Rs 10,000 cr
3)
Rs 15,000 cr
4)
Rs 18,000 cr
5)
Rs 20,000 cr
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Ques. :
33
 
A high-altitude glacial lab of India started functioning recently located in Spiti Valley in the Himalayas. The lab is named
1)
Himansh
2)
Himadri
3)
Shirshayan
4)
Glacial Watch
5)
Peak Point
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Ques. :
34
 
The Indian Navy conducted the 28th Coordinated Patrol and Second Bilateral Maritime Exercise in the Andaman Sea recently with which of the following countries?
1)
Malaysia
2)
Japan
3)
Singapore
4)
Indonesia
5)
Myanmar
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Ques. :
35
 
Which of the following has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using Blockchain technology?
1)
HDFC Bank
2)
ICICI Bank
3)
Axis Bank
4)
Federal Bank
5)
YES Bank
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Ques. :
36
 
_____ has announced to quit commonwealth group calling as “unjust” the grouping’s decision to penalise the island nation over the ouster of its previous President in 2012.
1)
Myanmar
2)
Nepal
3)
Maldives
4)
Afghanistan
5)
Bhutan
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Ques. :
37
 
The International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed annually on
1)
10 Oct
2)
11 Oct
3)
13 Oct
4)
15 Oct
5)
16 Oct
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Ques. :
38
 
Who among the following has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”?
1)
Bob Dylan
2)
Dolly Parton
3)
Bruno Mars
4)
Taylor Swift
5)
Willie Nelson
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Ques. :
39
 
Which of the following public sector lenders recently sealed a principal sponsorship contract with badminton Olympians PV Sindhu and K Srikanth?
1)
State Bank of India
2)
Canara Bank
3)
Central Bank of India
4)
Bank of India
5)
Bank of Baroda
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Ques. :
40
 
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been conferred with a prestigious award by the Ugandan govt for promoting human values through his literature. He is the former Chief Minister of
1)
Sikkim
2)
Arunachal Pradesh
3)
Uttarakhand
4)
Himachal Pradesh
5)
Haryana
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Ques. :
41
 
The Finance Ministry is soon to issue rules for norms under the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) measures which was unveiled by the OECD grouping based in
1)
New York
2)
London
3)
Paris
4)
Tokyo
5)
Frankfurt
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Ques. :
42
 
The RBI’s Executive Director Gurumoorthy Mahalingam was recently appointed as a Whole-Time Member of market regulator SEBI. Who is the present chairman of SEBI?
1)
Anand Sinha
2)
Vinod Rai
3)
AS Kiran Kumar
4)
CB Bhave
5)
UK Sinha
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Ques. :
43
 
The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval for signing of an MoU on General Cooperation with New Development Bank (NDB) which is also known as
1)
SAARC Bank
2)
ASEAN Bank
3)
BRICS Bank
4)
Asian Bank
5)
South Asian Bank
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Ques. :
44
 
Dayanand Anant, who passed away recently, was a renowned
1)
writer
2)
singer
3)
musician
4)
scientist
5)
philosopher
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Ques. :
45
 
As approved by the CCEA, the administered price of ethanol will be ________ for the sugar season from 1 Dec 2016 to 30 Nov 2017.
1)
Rs 28 per litre
2)
Rs 35 per litre
3)
Rs 39 per litre
4)
Rs 42 per litre
5)
Rs 45 per litre
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Ques. :
46
 
King Bhumibol Adulyadej – the world’s longest-serving monarch – died recently aged 88. He was the King of
1)
Philippines
2)
Vietnam
3)
Thailand
4)
Cambodia
5)
Netherlands
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Ques. :
47
 
RA Mashelkar, former Director-General of CSIR, has been conferred the V Krishnamurthy Award for excellence by Centre for Organisation Development. The COD is based in
1)
Chennai
2)
Hyderabad
3)
Bengaluru
4)
Kochi
5)
Vishakhapatnam
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Ques. :
48
 
Who among the following has been appointed as the 9th UN Secretary-General to take over from Ban Ki-moon
1)
Igor Luksic
2)
Srgjan Kerim
3)
Helen Clark
4)
Irina Bokova
5)
Antonio Guterres
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Ques. :
49
 
Amrit Lugun has been appointed as the ambassador of India to
1)
Nigeria
2)
Estonia
3)
South Sudan
4)
Eritrea
5)
Bulgaria
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Ques. :
50
 
The World Standards Day is observed annually on
1)
11 Oct
2)
13 Oct
3)
14 Oct
4)
15 Oct
5)
16 Oct
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