Current Affairs Quiz 11-March-2017 Questions and Answers

1.

Which of the following organization has extended the last date of submission of digital life certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra by March 31st, 2017 under Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS)?

   A.) EPFO
   B.) OPFO
   C.) UPSO
   D.) EPSO

Answer: Option 'A'

EPFO

2.

______ has launched mobile App Mera Hunar?

   A.) Assam
   B.) Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Himachal Pradesh
   D.) Bihar

Answer: Option 'C'

Himachal Pradesh

3.

_____ has decided to withdraw 2 percent fee on adding money to mobile wallets using credit cards?

   A.) Amazon
   B.) Paytm
   C.) Free Recharge
   D.) Paypal

Answer: Option 'B'

Paytm

4.

_____ has launched 181 helpline for distressed women?

   A.) Goa
   B.) Maharastra
   C.) Odisha
   D.) Assam

Answer: Option 'C'

Odisha

5.

Name the first state to launch web-based portal to showcase the government’s performance and achievements to the citizens of the state.

   A.) Assam
   B.) Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Haryana
   D.) Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Andhra Pradesh

6.

Indian Railways aims to save _______ in next 10 years through efficient energy management and power procurement?

   A.) Rs 42,000 crore
   B.) Rs 41,000 crore
   C.) Rs 39,000 crore
   D.) Rs 30,000 crore

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs 41,000 crore

7.

Name the country that will host Mobile World Congress (for the first time) to be held in September 2017.

   A.) China
   B.) India
   C.) Japan
   D.) Indonesia

Answer: Option 'B'

India

8.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has celebrated their _______ Raising Day?

   A.) 46th
   B.) 48th
   C.) 50th
   D.) 47th

Answer: Option 'B'

48th

9.

How much money has been earmarked for a pilot project on ornamental fisheries?

   A.) 58 crore rupees
   B.) 59 crore rupees
   C.) 60 crore rupees
   D.) 61 crore rupees

Answer: Option 'D'

61 crore rupees

10.

Name India's first long-distance, fully unreserved, supefast train?

   A.) Ravi
   B.) Prabhat
   C.) Antyodaya
   D.) UDAY

Answer: Option 'C'

Antyodaya

11.

Haryana Launches Online Sex Ratio Monitoring System for __________?

   A.) Panipat
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Jaipur

Answer: Option 'A'

Panipat

12.

SIDBI expert panel has sanctioned _______ crore funds for startups?

   A.) Rs. 1,312
   B.) Rs. 1,212
   C.) Rs. 1,112
   D.) Rs. 1,000

Answer: Option 'C'

Rs. 1,112

13.

Name the mega cultural festival of India that started in Egypt, recently.

   A.) India at a glance
   B.) India by the Nile
   C.) Colors of India
   D.) India at a Giza

Answer: Option 'B'

India by the Nile

14.

Apollo Munich and ______ have entered into Bancassurance Tie-Up?

   A.) Bank of India
   B.) Dena Bank
   C.) SBI
   D.) Union Bank of India

Answer: Option 'B'

Dena Bank

15.

Arvind Padmanabhan who died on March 8, 2017 was a veteran ________

   A.) Physician
   B.) Journalist
   C.) Writer
   D.) Politician

Answer: Option 'B'

Journalist

16.

With which country, India signed a Protocol for amending the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Protocol on March 9, 2017?

   A.) Austria
   B.) Belgium
   C.) Switzerland
   D.) Japan

Answer: Option 'B'

Belgium

17.

The EPFO has extended the last date for the submission of the Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra to ______

   A.) March 15, 2017
   B.) March 31, 2017
   C.) April 1, 2017
   D.) April 30, 2017

Answer: Option 'B'

March 31, 2017

18.

The New York based Ford Foundation appointed Pradeep Nair as regional director of three countries on March 8, 2017. Which among the given country is not included in the list?

   A.) Malaysia
   B.) India
   C.) Afgansthan
   D.) Sri Lanka

Answer: Option 'A'

Malaysia

19.

Which technology firm has acquired start-up Kaggle on March 9, 2017 for an undisclosed amount to boost data play?

   A.) Google
   B.) Microsoft
   C.) Accenture
   D.) TCS

Answer: Option 'A'

Google

20.

The Himachal Pradesh government has approved a proposal to make ________ the 2nd Capital of the state.

   A.) Chintpurni
   B.) Kinnaur Kailash
   C.) Dharmashala
   D.) Chintpurni

Answer: Option 'C'

Dharmashala


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