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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 August 2017

Aug 2, 2017 15:00 IST

2 August 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like RBI slashes repo rate, platform to sell agricultural produce and Religious Freedom bill 2017 among others.

1. The Reserve Bank of India recently cut its repo rate by how many basis points?
a) 25 basis points
b) 50 basis points
c) 20 basis points
d) No change

2. Which portal was recently launched by the Union Government to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce?
a) e-Kisan
b) e-RaKam
c) Jai-Kisan
d) None of the above

3. India recently signed an agreement on transfer of sentenced persons with which country?
a) Somalia
b) Indonesia
c) Qatar
d) Nigeria

4. Who was recently re-appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Tech Mahindra?
a) A S Murthy
b) Anand Mahindra
c) C P Gurnani
d) None of the above

5. Cabinet of this state has approved Religious Freedom bill 2017 in which forceful or allurement induced religious conversion will be a non-bailable criminal offence.
a) Maharashtra
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Jharkhand
d) Bihar

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 August 2017 announced a 100 crore rupees corpus to study and find a permanent solution to this problem in the North-Eastern states of India.
a) Flood
b) Drought
c) Cross border terrorism
d) None of the above

7. This state has formed a committee to examine trans-location proposal of tigers from one region to sanctuaries of the state.
a) Uttarakhand
b) Assam
c) Gujarat
d) Maharashtra

8. The Union Government has approved establishment of Post Graduate Institutes for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy in these two states.
a) Karnataka & Goa
b) Haryana and Uttarakhand
c) Karnataka and Haryana
d) Uttarakhand and Goa

9. Government of this state has recommended a CBI probe into the appointment made in its Public Service Commission between 2012 and 2017.
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Uttarakhand
c) Punjab
d) Assam

10. Which country recently launched a 1621 feet longest suspension pedestrian bridge of the world?
a) Japan
b) China
c) Switzerland
d) Singapore

11. Famous neuroscientist Marian Diamond passed away recently. She was mostly known for studying the brain of which of the following physicists?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Nikola Tesla
c) J.J. Thomson
d) Albert Einstein

12. The Union Government launched ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’ to rank how many cities and towns of India based on infrastructure development for improved sanitation services?
a) 2260
b) 4041
c) 6201
d) 8092

13. Which Indian sportsperson was conferred with the East Bengal Football Club’s highest honour 'Bharat Gaurav'?
a) Dhanraj Pillay
b) Mary Kom
c) Pusarla Sindhu
d) Subhash Bhowmick

14. Union Government recently launched ‘Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai’ anthem to inspire the people to participate in the Swachhata Jan Andolan under which initiative?
a) Swach Bharat Abhiyan (Urban)
b) Swach Bharat Abhiyan (Rural)
c) Swachh Survekshan 2018
d) Swachh Bharat, Swastha Bharat

15. A two day Conclave of Tax Officers ‘Rajaswa Gyansangam’ will be held on 1-2 September 2017 in which city?
a) New Delhi
b) Kochi
c) Bengaluru
d) Chennai


1. (a) 25 basis points
2. (b) e-RaKam
3. (a) Somalia
4. (c) C P Gurnani
5. (c) Jharkhand
6. (a) Flood
7. (d) Maharashtra
8. (c) Karnataka and Haryana
9.(a) Uttar Pradesh
10. (c) Switzerland
11. (d) Albert Einstein
12. (b) 4041
13. (a) Dhanraj Pillay
14. (c) Swachh Survekshan 2018
15. (a) New Delhi

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