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Current Affairs Quiz: 1 July 2017

Jul 1, 2017 17:12 IST

The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. The day’s quizzes cover the topics like Textiles India 2017, NASA launched its sounding rocket to form colourful clouds and India’s ambassador to Greece among others.

1. India’s first-ever mega textiles trade event Textiles India 2017 started in which city of Gujarat?
a) Gandhinagar
b) Surat
c) Ahmedabad
d) Rajkot

2. Who took over as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)?
a) Krishna Chaudhary
b) R K Pachnanda
c) Krishna N Urs
d) Nangre Patil

3. With which country India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in Controlling Narcotic Drugs?
a) Myanmar
b) Afghanistan
c) Thailand
d) Malaysia

4. Which space agency successfully launched its sounding rocket to form colourful clouds after ten failed attempts?
a) SpaceX
b) ISRO
c) European Space Agency
d) NASA

5. Who was appointed as India’s ambassador to Greece recently?
a) Shamma Jain
b) Manisha Bhandari
c) Sujata Kulkarni
d) Ankita Singh

6. Recently, SN Subrahmanyan took charge as the CEO and Managing Director of which company?
a) Reliance Industries
b) Larsen & Toubro
c) Tata Steel
d) Infosys

7. The Lower House of which country’s Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage recently?
a) France
b) Portugal
c) Germany
d) Belgium

8. UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently won the confidence vote of the Parliament. She belongs to which political party?
a) Labour Party
b) Co-operative Party
c) Democratic Unionist Party
d) Conservative Party

9. Who will lead the Indian delegation in the 12th G20 Summit-2017?
a) Narendra Modi
b) Ajit Doval
c) Jitendra Singh
d) Sushma Swaraj

10. Which Indian company signed pact with Japanese firm Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd (KHI) to make steel metro coaches?
a) ONGC
b) BHEL
c) SAIL
d) Tata Steel

11. India’s largest Fresh water aquarium was inaugurated in which state?
a) Gujarat
b) West Bengal
c) Jharkhand
d) Tamil Nadu

12. Which data will be stored in the National Data Repository (NDR) that was launched by Union Ministry of Petroleum?
a) E&P data of Indian sedimentary basin
b) Indian exploration companies data
c) Shale gas database
d) None of these

13. For implementing which country's energy efficiency programme, India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)?
a) Austria
b) Saudi Arabia
c) Kuwait
d) Kenya

14. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently signed a bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) with the United Kingdom (UK). With this, what is the total number of bilateral APAs signed till date?
a) 12
b) 13
c) 14
d) 15

15
. US Government decided to sell which aircraft to India to improve India’s capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements.
a) C-17 Skywarrior
b) C-17 Bluedragon
c) C-17 Globemaster
d) C-17 Nighthawk

Answers

1. (a) Gandhinagar
2. (b) R K Pachnanda
3. (c) Thailand
4. (d) NASA
5. (a) Shamma Jain
6. (b) Larsen & Toubro
7. (c) Germany
8. (d) Conservative Party
9. (a) Narendra Modi
10. (b) BHEL
11. (c)  Jharkhand
12. (a) E&P data of Indian sedimentary basin
13. (b) Saudi Arabia
14. (a) 12
15. (c) C-17 Globemaster

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