GK & Current Affairs Quiz Set - 6 - May - 2018 RRB ALP & Group D 2018 Free mock test Exams

  • 1. What was India's rank in recently released World Press Freedom Index 2018?
A.) 140th
B.) 138th
C.) 134th
D.) 133th

Answer: Option ''

138th

  • 2. On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved doubling the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) to ____?
A.) Rs 12 lakhs
B.) Rs 15 lakhs
C.) Rs 18 lakhs
D.) Rs 20 lakhs

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs 15 lakhs
Union Cabinet has given its approval for doubling the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) from Rs 7.5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs. Subscription period for this scheme has also been extended from 4thMay 2018 to 31stMarch, 2020. Enhancement of investment limit will now enable Senior Citizens to get up to Rs.10000 Pension per month.

  • 3. Which country topped the above Index?
A.) Sweden
B.) Norway
C.) Germany
D.) Spain

Answer: Option 'B'

​Norway

  • 4. On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Mutual Recognition Agreement between the ICAI and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Expand ICAI?
A.) Institute of Continuous Assessments of India
B.) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
C.) Institute of Credit Accountants of India
D.) Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Answer: Option 'B'

Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between ICAI and SAICA envisages establishment of a mutual co-operation framework for the advancement of accounting knowledge, advancing the interests of their respective members and positively contributing to the development of the accounting profession in both the countries. The agreement will facilitate recognition of Indian Accountancy Professionals with local Accountancy qualification in addition to existing ICAI qualification. This will open more professional avenues for Indian accountants. It will also increase mobility of accounting professionals between both the countries.

  • 5. Who has been recently appointed as the 13th administrator of NASA?
A.) Charlie Dent
B.) James Lankford
C.) Jim Bridenstine
D.) Markwayne Mullin

Answer: Option 'C'

Jim Bridenstine