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Current Affairs Quiz: 3 July 2017

Jul 3, 2017 16:00 IST

3 July 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 Attorney General of India, GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 and misconceptions/myths about GST among others.

1. Who was appointed as the new Attorney General of India?
a) K K Venugopal
b) P J Thomas
c) M N Krishnamani
d) Rohington Nariman

2. Which mobile application of Union health Ministry won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for outstanding contribution to the UN’s sustainable development goals in Asia?
a) eLKP
b) eVIN
c) eJAM
d) eMAP

3. SIERRA ODC building was recognised as the world’s second highest ranking Green Building under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Where is the building located?
a) Chennai
b) Pune
c) Coimbatore
d) Lucknow

4.
Name the former Puducherry CPI legislator and freedom fighter who passed away recently.
a) TS Ramasamy
b) K Kamalakanna
c) J Krishna Rao
d) N Gurusamy

5.
65 MoUs were signed on the second day of the Textile India 2017 that was held in
a) Hyderabad, Telangana
b) New Delhi
c) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
d) Jaipur, Rajasthan

6. The Revenue Secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia on 2 June 2017 busted certain common misconceptions/myths about GST. Consider the following statements in relation to the myths regarding GST.
I. Myth was that invoices should be generated manually.
II. Myth was that internet was required all the time to do business under GST.
III. Myth was that there are 3 returns per month to be filed.
Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only II and III
d) I, II and III

7. Which country has passed the controversial law, which mandates a fine of €50 million on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter if they fail to remove hate speech within 24 hours?
a) Saudi Arabia
b) Pakistan
c) Germany
d) France

8. Which country has released a new 2000 banknote with the face of its president printed on it?
a) US
b) China
c) North Korea
d) Syria

9. Which state has managed the feat of planting around 6 Cr saplings in just 12 hours?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Telangana

10. Which famous sporting competition completed 140 years on 3 July 2017?
a) Olympic Games
b) Wimbledon
c) Tour de France
d) FIFA World Cup

11. The Parliament of which of the following countries recently voted to legalise the same-sex marriage?
a) Scotland
b) Israel
c) Italy
d) Germany

12. Which of the following countries won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup?
a) Germany
b) Chile
c) Russia
d) Brazil

13.
Name the author who was recently honoured with the Indian of the Year Award by Brands Academy.
a) Durjoy Dutta
b) Preeti Shenoy
c) Sachin Garg
d) Paritosh Uttam

14.
Which organisation launched the web application to provide free legal services to prisoners?
a) NSSO
b) NALSA
c) NABARD
d) NEET

15.
Name the Indian-American who was appointed as the US Ambassador to Peru.
a) Krishna R Urs
b) Vinai Thummalapally
c) Geeta Passi
d) Atul Keshap

ANSWER
1. (a) K K Venugopal
2. (b) eVIN
3. (c) Coimbatore
4. (d) N Gurusamy
5. (c) Gandhinagar, Gujarat
6. (c) Only II and III
7. (c) Germany
8. (d) Syria
9. (b) Madhya Pradesh
10. (b) Wimbledon
11. (d) Germany
12. (a) Germany
13. (b) Preeti Shenoy
14. (b) NALSA
15. (a) Krishna R Urs

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