Current Affairs Quiz 27th July 2018

1.

Mohammed Ayazuddin Patel has bagged the Senior Fellowship Award for 2016-17 instituted by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Centre (CCRT). The CCRT is an autonomous organisation under which union ministry?

   A.) Ministry of Culture
   B.) Ministry of Human Resource Development
   C.) Ministry of Minority Affairs
   D.) Ministry of Home Affairs

Answer: Option 'A'

Ministry of Culture

2.

Nearly two dozen Banks and Financial Institutions have signed the inter-creditor agreement (ICA) framework to speed up the resolution of stressed assets which are under the 500-crore rupee bracket. The framework is part of the Project _____________. 

   A.) SWAWLAMB
   B.) SASHAKT
   C.) SABAL
   D.) SAMARTH

Answer: Option 'B'

SASHAKT

3.

The museum for all former Prime Ministers of India will be constructed in which city?

   A.) Kolkata
   B.) Gandhinagar
   C.) New Delhi
   D.) Lucknow

Answer: Option 'C'

New Delhi

4.

The Lok Sabha passed the bill named ____________________, which has the provision of allowing a court trying an offence related to cheque bouncing, to direct the drawer to pay interim compensation to the complainant. 

   A.) Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017
   B.) Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2014
   C.) Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015
   D.) None of the given options is true

Answer: Option 'A'

Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017

5.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently announced that it is going to issue new ₹100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. What will be the color of these new notes?

   A.) English lavender
   B.) French lavender
   C.) lavender
   D.) Lavandin

Answer: Option 'C'

lavender

6.

In which of the following state, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari launched development projects worth over 5400 crore rupees? 

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Madhya Pradesh
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Kerala

Answer: Option 'B'

Madhya Pradesh

7.

Which country has been recently elected as the new President of Asian Tug of War Federation?

   A.) India
   B.) Pakistan
   C.) China
   D.) Canada

Answer: Option 'A'

India

8.

Which country was elected to take up the seat left vacant at the United Nations Human Rights Council after the United States quit the body?

   A.) Sweden
   B.) Iceland
   C.) Greenland
   D.) Ireland

Answer: Option 'B'

Iceland

9.

Which renowned historian authored the book “Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World (1914-1948)”?

   A.) Romila Thapar
   B.) Ramachandra Guha
   C.) M G S Narayanan
   D.) Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Answer: Option 'B'

Ramachandra Guha

10.

The government has decided to set up a committee to suggest measures to strengthen National Cadet Corps (NCC) & National Service Scheme (NSS). Who is the head of this committee?

   A.) Anil Swarup
   B.) Kalyan Swarup
   C.) ​Anandh Swarup
   D.) ​Ramana Swarup

Answer: Option 'A'

Anil Swarup

11.

Which citizen centric platform has been jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and MyGov?

   A.) Indian culture Platform
   B.) Swachh India Platform
   C.) Innovate India Platform
   D.) Educate India Platform

Answer: Option 'C'

Innovate India Platform

12.

Who of the following Indians have won the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award?

   A.) Medha Patkar and Kailash Satyarthi
   B.) Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Sanjiv Chaturvedi
   C.) Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk
   D.) Devdutt Pattanaik and Ramachandra Guha

Answer: Option 'C'

Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk

13.

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee officially launched its Paralympic mascot '______________'. 

   A.) Someity
   B.) Rilakkuma
   C.) Anpanman
   D.) Miraitowa

Answer: Option 'A'

Someity

14.

The finance ministry recently approved infusion of Rs ________ crore in five state-owned lenders namely Punjab National Bank (PNB), Allahabad Bank, Corporation Bank, Andhra Bank and Indian Oversease Bank (IOB).

   A.) Rs. 13,436 crore
   B.) Rs. 13,336 crore
   C.) Rs. 11,336 crore
   D.) Rs. 12,336 crore

Answer: Option 'C'

Rs. 11,336 crore

15.

Iran has recently announced that it is going to jointly manufacture Defence Equipment with which country and present them as a joint achievement of Muslim nations?

   A.) Afghanistan
   B.) Pakistan
   C.) Bangladesh
   D.) China

Answer: Option 'B'

Pakistan

16.

Considering the increasing incidents of mob lynching, the Union Government constituted a High-Level Committee chaired by the _______________________ to deliberate in the matter and make recommendations. 

   A.) NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant
   B.) Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba
   C.) Former Chief Economic Adviser, Arvind Subramanian
   D.) National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval

Answer: Option 'B'

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba

17.

The Sukanya Samriddhi scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ____________, as a part of the Union Government’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign. 

   A.) 2013
   B.) 2015
   C.) 2018
   D.) 2014

Answer: Option 'B'

2015

18.

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced that the rate of pension for sportspersons who have won medals in international competitions and have retired from active sports has been doubled from April 1. According to the revised rates, Olympic and Para Olympic medallists will get a sum of ____________. 

   A.) Rs 20,000 per month each
   B.) Rs 30,000 per month each
   C.) Rs 35,000 per month each
   D.) Rs 15,000 per month each

Answer: Option 'A'

Rs 20,000 per month each


Current Affairs Quiz 27th July 2018 Download Pdf

Recent Posts