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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ FEB 7 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. 
Which state signed a tripartite MoU with the Ministry of Tourism for the implementation of the Tourism project in the state?
a) Jammu & Kashmir
b) Uttarakhand
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Arunachal Pradesh

2. Who was appointed as the MD and CEO of the Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
a) R Baskar Babu
b) Samit Ghosh
c) Manish Khera
d) Shinjini Kumar

3. 
Railways Ministry laid the first railway line in Andaman and Nicobar Island that will connect Port Blair to which city?
a) Govinda Nagar
b) Rangat
c) Diglipur
d) Chingen

4. Joginder Singh, who passed away recently, was the former Director of which organisation? 
a) Intelligence Bureau
b) Indian Army
c) Central Bureau of Investigation
d) Indian Coast Guard 

5. Who among the following resigned as test captain of England cricket team?
a) Alastair Cook
b) Eoin Morgan
c) Joe Root
d) Jos Buttler

6. The 81st Senior National Badminton Championships was held in
a) Patna
b) Bengaluru
c) New Delhi
d) Mumbai

7. 
Under the Street Lighting National Programme, this many of number of street bulbs have been replaced with LED Lights throughout the country.
a) 1.44 million
b) 1.54 million
c) 1.64 million
d) 1.74 million

8.
 Who of the following will be taking over as the acting CEO of Prasar Bharati?
a) Jawhar Sircar
b) A Surya Prakash
c) S C Panda 
d) Rajeev Singh

9.
 A group of scientists at the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute confirmed the multiple therapeutic properties of a shrub named Neurocalyx calycinus. In this regard, consider the following statements.
I. Neurocalyx calycinus is endemic to the southern parts of Western Ghats and Sri Lanka. It is found in evergreen forests.
II. The shrub is used by the Cholanaikkans tribe, one of the particularly vulnerable groups in Tamil Nadu.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II 
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

10. Which of the following countries will host the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament?
a) Japan
b) China
c) India
d) Indonesia

11. The Union Government launched the measles-rubella vaccination campaign. In this regard, consider the following statements.
I. The campaign against the two diseases will start from five states/UTs Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Goa and Lakshadweep.
II. The campaign targets around 41 crore children across India, the largest ever in any such campaign.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II 
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

12. Uber launched a new category in the first week of February 2017. Which of the following is the company’s latest service?
a) UberPOOL
b) UberX
c) UberXL
d) UberHIRE

13. The 17th session of senior officials' meeting of BIMSTEC will be held in which country?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Sri Lanka
d) Myanmar

14. Which technology giant is planning to launch its mobile payment wallet in India?
a) Motorola
b) HTC
c) Samsung
d) Apple

15. Which Indian state is going to get its first smart police station?
a) Maharashtra
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Karnataka
d) Kerala

ANSWERS
1. (a) Jammu & Kashmir
2. (b) Samit Ghosh 
3. (c) Diglipur
4. (c) Central Bureau of Investigation
5. (a) Alastair Cook
6. (a) Patna
7. (c) 1.64 million
8. (d) Rajeev Singh
9. (a) Only I
10. (c) India
11. (c) Both I and II
12. (d) UberHIRE
13. (b) Nepal
14. (c) Samsung
15. (b) Andhra Pradesh


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