Current Affairs Quiz of 02 - July - 2018

  • 1. India has pledged how much amount of aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)?
   A.) $5 million
   B.) $10 million
   C.) $25 million
   D.) $30 million

Answer: Option 'A'

$5 million

  • 2. Which state government has signed pact with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for effective disaster management?
   A.) Karnataka
   B.) Odisha 
   C.) Assam
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'B'

Odisha 

  • 3. Who has taken over charge as the new chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)?
   A.) S Ramesh
   B.) B K Chaturvedi
   C.) P K Sinha
   D.) Ajit Seth

Answer: Option 'A'

S Ramesh

  • 4. Which state to host the conference of Ministers for Power, New & Renewable Energy of States & Union Territories?
   A.) Madhya Pradesh
   B.) Odisha
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'D'

Himachal Pradesh

  • 5. What is the initial subsidy approved by the government for MSMER clusters under its new Solar Charkha Mission?
   A.) Rs. 200 Crore
   B.) Rs. 550 Crore
   C.) Rs. 700 Crore
   D.) Rs. 950 Crore

Answer: Option 'B'

Rs. 550 Crore

  • 6. Which of the following states in India has maximum number of Unesco World Heritage Sites?
   A.) Rajasthan
   B.) Maharashtra
   C.) Tamil Nadu
   D.) Karnataka

Answer: Option 'B'

Maharashtra

  • 7. Which of the following districts have topped the first Delta ranking released in June 2018 by NITI Aayog that captures incremental improvements of Aspirational districts on health, education and other development parameters?
   A.) Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu)
   B.) West Sikkim (Sikkim)
   C.) Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh)
   D.) Dahod (Gujarat)

Answer: Option 'D'

Dahod (Gujarat

  • 8. Which of the following apps have been launched by government in June 2018 to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India?
   A.) ReUnite
   B.) Scout
   C.) Rummage
   D.) Pathway

Answer: Option 'A'

ReUnite

  • 9. What was the theme of Statistics Day – 2018?
   A.) Statistics for Development
   B.) Statistics for Common Man
   C.) Quality Assurance in Official Statistics
   D.) Statistics for New India

Answer: Option 'C'

Quality Assurance in Official Statistics

  • 10. What is India’s rank is 2018 Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI)?
   A.) 39
   B.) 42
   C.) 35
   D.) 31

Answer: Option 'C'

​35
India has moved up one place from 36 in 2016 to 35th spot in 2018 on JLL’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) aided by improvement in market fundamentals, policy reforms, and liberalization of FDI. The report covers 100 markets and is based on 186 indicators divided into six areas –performance measurement, market fundamentals, governance of listed vehicles, regulatory & legal frameworks, transaction process and environmental sustainability.