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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ MAR 27 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS



1. Who won the 2016-17
a) Goa
b) Services
c) West Bengal
d) Kerala

2. As per the notification of the Union Government, a senior official of the MoEF will permanently chair the Animal Welfare Board of India.  In this regard, consider the following statements.
I. In AWBI’s 55-year history, it was always chaired by somebody outside government, like veterinarians, animal welfare activists or retired judges.
II. The first chair of the Board was Rukmini Devi Arundale.
Santosh Trophy?
Which is/are correct?
a) Only I
b) Only II 
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

3. Who of the following was recently appointed the Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences?
a) Randeep Guleria
b) M C Mishra
c) P K Dhondhiyal
d) None of the above

4. Which Indian got ranked in the 2017 Best CEOs List of Barron's?
a) Mukesh Ambani
b) Anil Ambani
c) Aditya Puri
d) Vishal Sikka

5. How much amount of loan was signed by the World Bank with Uttarakhand and Union Government to improve health services in the state?
a) USD 100 million
b) USD 150 million
c) USD 200 million
d) USD 250 million

6. Jagadisa Thyagarajan, famously known as Ashokamitran, who died recently, belonged to which field?
a) Literature
b) Politics
c) Acting
d) Singing

7. Which Indian political leader has been named among the probable contenders for Times 100 most influential people in the world list 2017?
a) Narenda Modi 
b) Arun Jaitley 
c) Sushma Swaraj 
d) Sonia Gandhi 

8. India has become the third largest market in the world in terms of domestic passenger traffic in which segment of transport?
a) Railways 
b) Aviation
c) Waterways
d) Roadways

9. A court in which nation has passed a ruling sentencing the country’s own President to death for ‘high treason’?
a) Sudan 
b) Iran 
c) Somalia 
d) Yemen

10. India won this many number of medals in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
a) 70
b) 71
c) 72
d) 73

11. It is in this country scientists switched on the world's largest 'artificial sun' recently.
a) Germany
b) Poland
c) Canada
d) Russia

12. The 2-day long World Conference on Environment 2017 was held in
a) Hyderabad
b) New Delhi
c) Kolkata
d) Chandigarh

13. The Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of a Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after 29 years of dedicated service to the nation. Name it.
a) ShinMaywa US-2 
b) TU142M
c) Ilyushin Il-38
d) Pipistrel Virus SW 80

14. She was chosen as the first female Chief Executive of the Hong Kong. 
a) Starry Lee 
b) Carrie Lam
c) Regina Ip
d) Anson Chan

15. Hatsun is planning to set up two Greenfield projects in 
a) Coimbatore and Ongole
b) Ongole and Palakode
c) Hyderbad and Ongole
d) Coimbatore and Chennai

ANSWER
1. (c) West Bengal
2. (c) Both I and II
3. (a) Randeep Guleria
4.(c) Aditya Puri
5. (a) USD 100 million
6. (a) Literature
7. (a) Narendra Modi
8. (b) Aviation
9. (d) Yemen
10. (d) 73
11. (a) Germany
12. (b) New Delhi
13. (b) TU142M
14. (b) Carrie Lam
15. (a) Coimbatore and Ongole

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