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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ FEB 25 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. India, Bangladesh in recent past signed MoU to provide financial assistance to Bangladesh for sustainable development of a city. Name it.
a) Dhaka
b) Barisal
c) Sylhet
d) Chittagong
2. Union Government has approved development of Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit under the Central Scheme HRIDAY. Name the state where the Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit will be developed.
a) Gujarat
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Odisha
3. Central Board of Excise and Customs has launched a Mobile Application for Goods and Services Tax (GST). Consider the following statements in context to the application
I. It will inform the taxpayers of the latest updates on GST among others
II. With launch it was made available for both android and iOS platforms.
III. It was launched in line to the Union Government's Digital India initiative 
Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III 
4. Which country is going to spend about 28 million dollars to give asylum to Yezidi refugees by the end of 2017?
a) The United States of America
b) United Kingdom
c) Australia
d) Canada
5. Donald trump revoked one of the protection laws passed during Obama's rule. What did the law aim to protect?
a) Rights of people belonging to the LGBT community
b) Rights of Transgender students to use washroom that matches their gender choice
c) Rights of refugees
d) Minority rights
6. Which country's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court has been declared invalid and unconstitutional?
a) South Africa
b) Russia
c) Gambia
d) Burundi 
7. Name the P-16A Class frigate that has been restored to an upright position at Mumbai's Naval Dockyard.
a) INS Sindhughosh
b) INS Betwa
c) INS Chakra
d) INS Arihant
8. Who of the following was named as Hockey Federation's Player of the Year 2016 in men's category?
a) Sardara Singh
b) Manpreet Singh
c) John-John Dohmen
d) Wayne Gretzky
9. Who of the following was named as Hockey Federation's Player of the Year 2016 in women's category?
a) Naomi Van
b) Ellen Hoog
c) Maartje Paumen
d) Kim Lammers
10. Name the Hockey player who won the Hockey Stars 2016 female Goalkeeper of the Year award
a) Hollie Webb
b) Maddie Hinch
c) Alex Danson
d) Georgie Twigg
11. Name the Hockey player who won the Hockey Stars 2016 male Goalkeeper of the Year award.
a) David Harte
b) Tim Bernhardt
c) Steve Guenette
d) Miikka Kiprusoff
12. Who of the following was named as the male Rising Star of Hockey for the year 2016?
a) Arthur Van Doren
b) Gauthier Boccard
c) Felix Denayer
d) Thomas Briels
13. Who of the following was named as the female Rising Star of Hockey for the year 2016?
a) Luciana Aymar
b) Delfina Merino
c) Daniela Sruoga
d) Maria Granatto
14. Which of the following became the 22nd state to join Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)?
a) Sikkim
b) Rajasthan
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Kerala 
15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 112-foot bust of 'Adiyogi' or Lord Shiva built by an NGO Isha Foundation in
a) Pondicherry
b) Coimbatore
c) Bangalore
d) Panji
ANSWER
1. (c) Sylhet
2. (a) Gujarat
3. (c) Only I and III
4. (d) Canada
5.(b) Rights of Transgender students to use washroom that matches their gender choice
6. (a) South Africa
7. (b) INS Betwa
8. (c) John-John Dohmen
9. (a) Naomi Van
10. (b) Maddie Hinch
11. (a) David Harte
12. (a) Arthur Van Doren
13. (d) Maria Granatto
14. (a) Sikkim
15. (b) Coimbatore

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