Current Affairs for APPSC Groups Quiz Set - 1

  • 1. Which firm received the Letter of Intent (LoI) from the resolution professional of Bhushan Power & Steel Limited (BPSL)
   A.) Essar Steel
   B.) JSW Steel
   C.) TATA Steel
   D.) SAIL

Answer: Option 'B'

​JSW Steel

  • 2. Which of the following terrorist organization did the Jharkhand State government ban?
   A.) Popular Front of India (PFI)
   B.) Akhil Bharat Nepali Ekta Samaj (ABNES)
   C.) Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)
   D.) Communist Party of India (Maoist)

Answer: Option 'A'

The Jharkhand government banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) in the State to curb its anti-national activities and for links with terror outfits like the IS. The PFI has been banned with immediate effect under the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1908.

  • 3. With which Country did India sign for 72,400 SIG716 assault rifles?
   A.) Korea
   B.) USA
   C.) Russia
   D.) China

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 4. Who won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize in the category ‘Past time dimension’ for his work in macro history?
   A.) Vivek Chopra
   B.) Narayana Swamy
   C.) Suresh Kumar
   D.) Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Answer: Option 'D'

Sanjay Subrahmanyam

  • 5. Who signed Pact With SBI For Rs 5000 crore Term Loan?
   A.) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
   B.) National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
   C.) Ashok Leyland
   D.) Reliance Commumications

Answer: Option 'B'

​National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)

  • 6. Which ministry to organize first annual conference of Media Units?
   A.) Information and Broadcasting Ministry
   B.) Ministry of External Affairs
   C.) Finance Ministry
   D.) Ministry of Internal Affairs

Answer: Option 'A'

​Information and Broadcasting Ministry

  • 7. Who becomes the 1st woman to win MRF Challenge Championship Title?
   A.) Conor Daly
   B.) Jamie Chadwick
   C.) Toby Sowery
   D.) Felipe Drugovich

Answer: Option 'B'

Jamie Chadwick from Bath, England made history by becoming the fist female driver to win the MRF challenge title after scoring a triple win in the final round in Chennai.

  • 8. Under which Ministry does the Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) function?
   A.) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
   B.) Ministry of Home Affairs
   C.) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
   D.) Ministry of Minority Affairs

Answer: Option 'C'

​Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • 9. Who Inaugurated 13th PETROTECH 2019 In Greater Noida?
   A.) Shri Arun Jaitley
   B.) Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
   C.) Shri Suresh Prabhu
   D.) Shri Dilip Misra

Answer: Option 'B'

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

  • 10. Under which act did the Health Ministry notify the eight medical equipments as Drugs?
   A.) Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940
   B.) Indian Medical Council Act, 1956
   C.) Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
   D.) Indian Medical Council act 2016

Answer: Option 'A'

The government has notified eight medical equipments as Drugs under Section 3 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 with effect from April 1, 2020. The decision was made after consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board.