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Current Affairs Quiz: 26th May 2017

May 26, 2017 16:30 IST

26 May 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 new definition for startup India, Indian monument in the world’s top ten landmarks list and world’s most crowded cities list among others.

1. Minor changes were introduced in the definition of startup. Consider the following statements in context to the agreement.
I. It says that to qualify under the startup action plan, an entity must not be older than 3 years.  
II. It says that the entity’s turnover must not cross the sum of Rs 225 crore in three years.  
III. For startups in the biotechnology sector, the period shall be up to 7 years.

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) None of these are true

2. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that India has shown a strong commitment to multilateralism through its engagement in peacekeeping. At present (based on reports) about how many military and police personnel from India are associated with UN’s peace operations?
a) 6500
b) 7100
c) 7600
d) 9000

3. Which country became the first Asian country to recognize same sex marriage?
a) Taiwan
b) Lebanon
c) Timor-Leste
d) Jordan

4. The construction of India’s first underwater rail tunnel completed on which river?
a) Kaveri River
b) Hooghly River
c) Godavari River
d) Krishna River

5.
Which country hosted the 2017 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
a) Romania
b) Italy
c) Belgium
d) Latvia

6. Who was appointed as Chairman of IAMAI recently?
a) Deep Kalra
b) Rajan Anandan
c) Subho Ray
d) Kunal Shah

7.
The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended the use of DRS for all T20 Internationals. Who is the Chairman of the Committee?
a) Shaun Pollock
b) Rahul Dravid
c) Andrew Strauss
d) Anil Kumble

8.
What is the announced Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane for 2017-18 season beginning October 2017?
a) Rs. 265 per quintal
b) Rs. 275 per quintal
c) Rs. 255 per quintal
d) Rs. 245 per quintal

9. Who of the following Bollywood actor was recently named event ambassador of Indian Open of Surfing?
a) Akshay Kumar
b) Sunil Shetty
c) Ajay Devgn
d) Tiger Shroff

10.
Who is the winner of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League?
a) Manchester United
b) Ajax
c) Sevilla
d) Southampton

11. The Indian Navy and the Singapore Navy have concluded a week-long bilateral military exercise on 25 May 2017 in
a) South China Sea
b) Indian Ocean
c) Arabian Sea
d) Bay of Bengal

12. Who is the second Indian-American to have been confirmed by the US Senate to serve in the US Circuit Court of Appeals?
a) Ajit Pai
b) Amul Thapar
c) Srnivasan
d) Uttam Dhillon

13. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched a water harvesting and conservation campaign to resolve the state’s acute water crisis?
a) Gujarat
b) Rajasthan
c) Uttarakhand
d) Uttar Pradesh

14.
Which Indian monument has made it to the world’s top ten landmarks list?
a) Taj Mahal
b) Red Fort
c) Qutub Minar
d) Victoria Memorial

15.
Which Indian city was ranked second in the world’s most crowded cities list released by World Economic Forum?
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Bangalore
d) Kolkata

ANSWER
1. (d) None of these are true
2. (c) 7600
3. (a) Taiwan
4. (b) Hooghly River
5. (c) Belgium
6. (b) Rajan Anandan
7. (d) Anil Kumble
8. (c) Rs. 255 per quintal
9. (b) Sunil Shetty
10. (a) Manchester United
11. (a) South China Sea
12. (b) Amul Thapar
13. (c) Uttarakhand
14. (a) Taj Mahal
15. (b) Mumbai

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