QUIZ OF DAY-09/07/2017 WEEKEND SPECIAL GK & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Ques. :
1
 
Which of the following NASA missions now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude (70,006.4 km) fix of a GPS signal?
1)
Cassini–Huygens
2)
Galileo
3)
Juno
4)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
5)
Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS)
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Ques. :
2
 
The world’s first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission passenger train named Coradia iLint was unveiled recently in
1)
France
2)
Germany
3)
Spain
4)
China
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
3
 
Which
of the following countries recently said that four rupee-denominated
bonds worth a total of about $748 mn are expected to be listed in its
capital city in the next three months?
1)
UK
2)
US
3)
Australia
4)
Germany
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
4
 
Which
of the following public sector banks appointed Ratnesh Kumar as
Managing Director and CEO of its wholly-owned investment banking
subsidiary recently?
1)
Bank of India
2)
Bank of Baroda
3)
State Bank of India
4)
Punjab National Bank
5)
Canara Bank
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Ques. :
5
 
Sheikh
Rached Ghannouchi is one of the four prominent personalities conferred
with the prestigious 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for 2016. He
hails from
1)
Kenya
2)
Nigeria
3)
Tunisia
4)
Egypt
5)
Suriname
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Ques. :
6
 
The
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued clarifications on hedging
of currency for ECBs in a notification on its website. The term ECB
stands for
1)
External Commodity Borrowing
2)
External Confidential Borrowing
3)
External Continental Borrowing
4)
External Commercial Borrowing
5)
External Collateral Borrowing
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Ques. :
7
 
The
Army recently completed laying an irrigation pipeline for residents of
villages in the Demchok region in which state despite a face-off with
Chinese troops?
1)
Sikkim
2)
Arunachal Pradesh
3)
Himachal Pradesh
4)
Uttarakhand
5)
Jammu and Kashmir
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Ques. :
8
 
The
govt recently launched Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
(PMSMA). Which of the following is NOT correct about the scheme?
1)
It will provide healthy life to pregnant women.
2)
It is applicable for all pregnant women.
3)
It will provide free tests like blood pressure, sugar level, weight, haemoglobin test.
4)
Women will be marked differently using coloured stickers based on their health problems.
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
9
 
India
and which country signed two MoUs on the Ease of Doing Business and on
intellectual Property Rights recently during its PM Theresa May’s recent
visit to New Delhi?
1)
Australia
2)
New Zealand
3)
UK
4)
Austria
5)
Sweden
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Ques. :
10
 
PM
Narendra Modi announced, in a surprise address to the nation, that the
banknotes of certain denominations will cease to be legal tender from 8
Nov midnight. These notes are
1)
Rs 2000
2)
Rs 1000
3)
Rs 500
4)
All the above
5)
Only 2) and 3)
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Ques. :
11
 
Donald
Trump won elected as the 45th president in the recent US presidential
elections. He belongs to which of the following parties?
1)
Democratic Party
2)
Republican Party
3)
Libertarian Party
4)
Green Party
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
12
 
The Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of ECGC was held on 8 Nov in New Delhi. What is the full form of ECGC?
1)
Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India
2)
Export Commodity Guarantee Corporation of India
3)
Export Commerce Guarantee Corporation of India
4)
Export Collaterals Guarantee Corporation of India
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
13
 
Who among the following has been chosen for 2016 Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award?
1)
Salman Rushdie
2)
Anita Desai
3)
Aravind Adiga
4)
Vikram Seth
5)
Amitav Ghosh
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Ques. :
14
 
The
public sector UCO Bank has announced that it would raise Rs 271 cr from
Life Insurance Corporation of India. The bank is headquartered at
1)
Chennai
2)
Hyderabad
3)
Mumbai
4)
New Delhi
5)
Kolkata
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Ques. :
15
 
The
Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued the second tranche of USD 300 mn
for the Power Sector Investment Programme of which of the following
states recently?
1)
Sikkim
2)
Manipur
3)
Assam
4)
Mizoram
5)
Tripura
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Ques. :
16
 
The World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed globally on
1)
2 Nov
2)
5 Nov
3)
6 Nov
4)
10 Nov
5)
14 Nov
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Ques. :
17
 
Who
among the following scripted history as he/she won the US Senate seat
from California, becoming the first Indian-American to reach the feat?
1)
Preet Bharara
2)
Rajat Gupta
3)
Kamala Harris
4)
Ami Bera
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
18
 
The Centre has decided to open PMKVK in every Parliamentary Constituency in the country. The scheme PMKVK is associated with
1)
cleanliness
2)
skill training
3)
village development
4)
agriculture
5)
Khadi Gramodyog
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Ques. :
19
 
The
Reporters without Borders (RSF) has awarded Hadi Abdullah the RSF-TV5
Monde prize, one of the world’s top press awards. He is a freelance
journalist from
1)
Lebanon
2)
Syria
3)
Libya
4)
Yemen
5)
Nigeria
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Ques. :
20
 
Masala
bonds, which help Indian firms to raise money, while giving
international investors access to higher yields in a zero-yield world,
were launched in
1)
2010
2)
2011
3)
2013
4)
2014
5)
2015
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Ques. :
21
 
President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote in parliament in which of the following countries recently?
1)
South Africa
2)
Australia
3)
New Zealand
4)
Austria
5)
Zimbabwe
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Ques. :
22
 
Recently,
India hosted the Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in
1)
Bengaluru
2)
Mumbai
3)
Greater Noida
4)
Gurugram
5)
Chennai
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Ques. :
23
 
The
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently announced
launch of Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of
1)
sports stadiums
2)
skilled labourers
3)
vocational training centres
4)
visa processing centres
5)
entrepreneurship for youngsters
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Ques. :
24
 
The
Centre recently decided to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act
(AFSPA) in three districts Tirap, Changlang and Longding in which of the
following states?
1)
Manipur
2)
Tripura
3)
Mizoram
4)
Nagaland
5)
Arunachal Pradesh
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Ques. :
25
 
What is the full form of term FEMA as used in banking/economy?
1)
Forward Exchange Management Act
2)
Foreign Exchange Maintenance Act
3)
Forward Exchange Maintenance Act
4)
Foreign Establishments Management Act
5)
Foreign Exchange Management Act
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Ques. :
26
 
The
Madhya Pradesh govt has decided to honour who among the following with
its prestigious ‘Kalidas Samman’ national award for 2015-16?
1)
Padma Sachdev
2)
Govind Mishra
3)
Raj Bisaria
4)
Sugathakumari
5)
Veerappa Moily
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Ques. :
27
 
Which
country has launched a navigation satellite, which will conduct
in-orbit experiments using pulsar detectors to demonstrate new
technologies?
1)
Russia
2)
South Korea
3)
Germany
4)
China
5)
Japan
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Ques. :
28
 
The 1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress was held recently in
1)
Chandigarh
2)
Jaipur
3)
Bhopal
4)
New Delhi
5)
Shimla
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Ques. :
29
 
Uttarakhand
CM Harish Rawat recently conferred the Uttarakhand Ratna award on who
among the following on the occasion of the state’s 17th foundation day
(9 Nov)?
1)
Rita Bahuguna
2)
Narayan Dutt Tiwari
3)
Ram Naresh Yadav
4)
Vijay Bahuguna
5)
None of these
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Ques. :
30
 
Who
among the following is the present Union Minister of Health and Family
Welfare? He launched Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More
Tension mobile App recently.
1)
Harsh Vardhan
2)
JP Nadda
3)
Ravi Shankar Prasad
4)
Radha Mohan Singh
5)
Dharmendra Pradhan
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Ques. :
31
 
India
recently signed a landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal with which of
the following countries during PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the
country?
1)
New Zealand
2)
Austria
3)
Japan
4)
South Korea
5)
Germany
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Ques. :
32
 
The Public Service Broadcasting Day is observed every year on
1)
08 Nov
2)
10 Nov
3)
11 Nov
4)
12 Nov
5)
14 Nov
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Ques. :
33
 
What is the currency of Belgium?
1)
Peso
2)
Pound
3)
Franc
4)
Euro
5)
Krona
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Ques. :
34
 
All
42 Congress members in the assembly of which of the following states
recently handed over their resignations after Supreme Court’s verdict on
Satluj Yamuna Link canal issue?
1)
Rajasthan
2)
Punjab
3)
Haryana
4)
Himachal Pradesh
5)
Uttarakhand
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Ques. :
35
 
Who among the following won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards recently?
1)
Roger Federer
2)
Stan Wawrinka
3)
Andy Murray
4)
Rafael Nadal
5)
Novak Dokovic
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Ques. :
36
 
Which
state govt has signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint
action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state?
1)
Maharashtra
2)
Gujarat
3)
Rajasthan
4)
Haryana
5)
Punjab
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Ques. :
37
 
Gurumoorthy
Mahalingam took charge as full-time member of SEBI recently. Who among
the following is the present chairman of SEBI?
1)
TS Vijayan
2)
Shashi Kant Sharma
3)
AS Kiran Kumar
4)
CB Bhave
5)
Upendra Kumar Sinha
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Ques. :
38
 
India has so far signed civil nuclear deal(s) with which of the following countries?
1)
Kazakhstan
2)
Argentina
3)
Namibia
4)
US
5)
All the above
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Ques. :
39
 
The reverse side of the new Rs 2000 banknote bears a motif of
1)
GSLV
2)
LCA Tejas
3)
Arjun Tank
4)
Mangalyaan
5)
Agni missile
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Ques. :
40
 
Which of the following women’s team won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament?
1)
Haryana XI
2)
Western Railways
3)
CRPF
4)
Namdhari-XI
5)
Indian Oil
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Ques. :
41
 
The
Supreme Court scrapped Termination of Water Agreements Act, 2004 of
which of the following states recently? It unilaterally allowed the
state to stop sharing Ravi, Beas waters with other States.
1)
Haryana
2)
Punjab
3)
Himachal Pradesh
4)
Uttarakhand
5)
Punjab
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Ques. :
42
 
______ has won the prestigious 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance.
1)
SAIL
2)
GAIL
3)
Indian Oil
4)
ONGC
5)
Coal India
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Ques. :
43
 
The World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on
1)
02 Nov
2)
05 Nov
3)
11 Nov
4)
12 Nov
5)
14 Nov
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Ques. :
44
 
Leonard Cohen, who died recently, was a world famous
1)
dancer
2)
singer-songwriter
3)
guitarist
4)
novelist
5)
actor-director
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Ques. :
45
 
Meng Hongwei was elected the President of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) recently. He hails from
1)
Malaysia
2)
China
3)
Indonesia
4)
Mongolia
5)
Colombia
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Ques. :
46
 
President Park Geun-hye is to be questioned over allegations of political corruption in which of the following countries?
1)
Mexico
2)
Cuba
3)
Venezuela
4)
Cambodia
5)
South Korea
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Ques. :
47
 
Which of the following private sector lenders is headquartered at ?Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu?
1)
City Union Bank
2)
Centurian Bank
3)
Karur Vysya Bank
4)
Jammu and Kashmir Bank
5)
RBL Bank
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Ques. :
48
 
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum’s Week was held recently in Lima, the capital city of
1)
Papua New Guinea
2)
Malaysia
3)
Chile
4)
Peru
5)
Brunei Darussalam
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Ques. :
49
 
Who among the following won the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1)
Lewis Hamilton
2)
Nico Rosberg
3)
Max Verstappen
4)
Daniel Ricciardo
5)
Sebastian Vettel
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Ques. :
50
 
The book Democrats and Dissenters has been authored by
1)
Arvind Adiga
2)
Hemant Singh
3)
Sanjaya Baru
4)
Ankush Saikia
5)
Ramachandra Guha
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