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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 March 2017

Mar 25, 2017 16:32 IST

25 March 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 the Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, Indian Navy and USHUS-II among others.

1. The Rajya Sabha passed the Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to replace

a)    The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1913
b)    The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923
c)    The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1933
d)    The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1943

2. Which of the following missile systems was successfully test-fired by the Indian Navy recently.

a)    BrahMos
b)    Barak
c)    Agni
d)    Pruthvi

3. The term USHUS-II that was in the news recently refers to a

a)    Ballistic Missile System
b)    Multi-role Combat Vehicle
c)    Submarine Sonar System
d)    Night-Vision System

4. Which agency released the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017?

a)    International Monetary Fund
b)    World Bank Group
c)    International Energy Agency
d)    World Economic Forum

5. What is India’s rank in the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017?

a)    85
b)    86
c)    87
d)    88

6. The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved winding up of CHBL  and ICBL recently. Both of these organizations were engaged in

a)    Renewable Energy Sector
b)    Entertainment Industry
c)    Hospitality Sector
d)    Automobile Sector

7. The Forest Department of this State initiated the Elephant Census recently after a gap of six years.

a)    Karnataka
b)    Tamil Nadu
c)    Madhya Pradesh
d)    Assam

8. The 7th National Inter Zonal T20 cricket tournament for the differently-abled will be held in

a)    Hyderabad
b)    Mumbai
c)    Chennai
d)    Kanpur

9. The Union Government formally transferred ownership of Indu Mills land to this State Government for the construction of Ambedkar Memorial.

a)    Maharashtra
b)    Gujarat
c)    Uttar Pradesh
d)    Chattisgarh

10. The Government of this country formally certified India’s request for Vijay Mallya’s extradition.

a)    The USA
b)    The UK
c)    Germany
d)    Poland

11. SEBI banned this company from equity derivatives trading for one year for involving in fraudulent activities.

a)    Reliance Industries
b)    ICICI Bank
c)    HDFC Bank
d)    Jindal Steel and Power

12. The Union Government sought apology from this media agency before the Supreme Court for violating the telecast norms during the Pathankot terror in 2016.

a)    Times Now
b)    Aaj Tak
c)    NDTV India
d)    ABP News

13. The chosen date for the observance of the Earth Hour 2017 is

a)    25 March 2017
b)    26 March 2017
c)    27 March 2017
d)    28 March 2017

14. Who was conferred with the first-ever Kuldip Nayar journalism award 2017?

a)    P Sainath
b)    Ravish Kumar
c)    Shekhar Gupta
d)    Arnab Goswami

15. The theme of the World Meteorological Day is

a)    Climate & Human
b)    Hot & Cold
c)    Floods & Droughts
d)    Understanding Cloud

ANSWERS

1. (b) The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923
2. (b) Barak
3. (c) Submarine Sonar System
4. (d)  World Economic Forum
5. (c) 87
6. (a) Renewable Energy Sector
7. (d) Assam
8. (b) Mumbai
9. (a) Maharashtra
10. (b) The UK
11. (a) Reliance Industries
12. (c) NDTV India
13. (a) 25 March 2017
14. (b) Ravish Kumar
15. (d) Understanding Cloud

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