Current Affairs Quiz: July 16, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 16 July 2017 

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  1. Which mobile app has been launched by Railways to cater to various passenger requirements, including ticket booking, inquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal on a single platform?
    A) Rail SAARTHI
    B) Rail YATRI
    C) IndianRail
    D) None of these
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  2. India’s which former prime minister’s name has been removed from the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development?
    A) Morarji Desai
    B) Rajiv Gandhi
    C) Indira Gandhi
    D) P. V. Narasimha Rao
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  3. The United States House of Representatives has imposed tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to which country?
    A) Syria
    B) Iraq
    C) Pakistan
    D) Iran
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  4. What is the deadline for traders to get registered under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime?
    A) August 31, 2017
    B) December 31, 2017
    C) September 30, 2017
    D) July 30, 2017
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  5. How much Goods And Services Tax (GST) is applicable on buying and selling of second-hand goods  if sold at a price cheaper than the purchase price?
    A) 5%
    B) 7%
    C) 6%
    D) No GST
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  6. Which state has topped the rooftop capacity addition table in 2016-17, according to a report by Bridge to India, a global renewable energy consulting firm?
    A) Kerala
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Telangana
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  7. According to a report by the think-tank organisation, ICRIER, internet-based applications have contributed how much to the country’s GDP in 2015-16?
    A) Rs 1.5 lakh crore
    B) Rs 1.6 lakh crore
    C) Rs 1.2 lakh crore
    D) Rs 1.4 lakh crore
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  8. India with which of the following has established an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) for later’s investments in India?
    A) United Nations (UN)
    B) European Union (EU)
    C) African Development Bank (AfDB)
    D) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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  9. Name the para-athlete who has won a gold at the World Para Athletics Championships 2017.
    A) Sundar Singh Gurjar
    B) Devendra Jhajharia
    C) Amit Kumar Saroha
    D) Varun Bhati
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  10. Who has won the Wimbledon tile 2017 in Women’s single category?
    A) Venus Williams
    B) Serena Williams
    C) Garbine Muguruza
    D) Petra Kvitová
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  11. Garbine Muguruza has defeated whom to win her maiden Wimbledon title 2017 in  Women’s single category?
    A) Venus Williams
    B) Serena Williams
    C) Marion Bartoli
    D) Petra Kvitová
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  12. Who has been appointed as the managing director and chief executive officer of Oriental Bank of Commerce?
    A) Kishore Sansi
    B) Mukesh Kumar Jain 
    C) Jatinder Bir Singh
    D) Ashwani Kumar
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  13. Who is the new managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of the country’s largest bourse, the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE)?
    A) Rajiv Mall
    B) Shashi Arora
    C) Manish Khera
    D) Vikram Limaye
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  14. Name 18-year-old ragpicker who has been appointed as Srinagar’s civic ambassador?
    A) Amzad Lone
    B) Bilal Dar
    C) Jafar Tantre
    D) Palash Bhat
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  15. Name the Indian- origin Canadian YouTube star who has been appointed as the Global Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
    A) Garry Singh
    B) Navin Joshi
    C) Tisha Khera
    D) Lilly Singh
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Static GK related to Today’s Current Affairs

  1. Where is the headquarters of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) located?
    A) Paris, France
    B) New York, USA
    C) Washington DC, USA
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
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  2. Where is the headquarters of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Mangalore
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  3. Where is the headquarters of Oriental Bank of Commerce located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Gurugram
    C) Mumbai
    D) Noida
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  4. Vikram Limaye, new new managing director and chief executive officer (MD and CEO) of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd will succeed whom?
    A) Chitra Ramkrishna
    B) Usha Thorat
    C) J. Ravichandran
    D) Praveen Chakravarty
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  5. Where is World Para Athletics Championships 2017 took place?
    A) London, UK
    B) Doha, Qatar
    C) Berlin, Germany
    D) Lyon, France
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  6. Businesses with turnover of up to ______ (Rs 10 lakh in special category states) are exempt from GST.
    A) Rs 12 lakh
    B) Rs 20 lakh
    C) Rs 15 lakh
    D) Rs 18 lakh
    View Answer


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