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Current Affairs Quiz: 31st May 2017

May 31, 2017 16:08 IST

31 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 Indo-German agreements, new banknotes of Re 1 and India’s ‘Deep Ocean Mission’.

1. India and Germany on 30 May 2017 signed twelve low-profile Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)/agreements to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations. Consider the statements in relation to the agreements.
I. The agreements were signed during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to India.
II. JDI on Cooperation in the Field of Digitalization, Empowerment and Economic Impact was signed.
III. JDI on Indo-German Centre for Sustainability and Cooperation in Vocational Education and skill development for Machine Tools were signed.

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only II and III
d) I, II and III

2. RBI in May 2017 said that will soon put into circulation currency notes in one rupee denomination. The note will carry the signature of whom of the following?
a) RBI Governor
b) Finance Minister
c) Finance Secretary
d) NITI Aayog’s CEO

3. Union Ministry of Earth Sciences is all set to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ by
a) December 2017
b) January 2018
c) August 2018
d) December 2018

4. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel co-chaired the 4th India Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations in
a) New Delhi
b) Hyderabad
c) Berlin
d) Frankfurt

5. Cabinet of this state has decided to enact a new law declaring all bandhs and blockades as illegal.
a) Manipur
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Jammu and Kashmir
d) Assam

6. According to United Nation's top humanitarian coordinator Stephen O'Brien this country is facing total social, economic and institutional collapse.
a) Nigeria
b) Yemen
c) Egypt
d) Ukraine

7. The Uttar Pradesh government has extended the retirement age of the doctors working under provincial medical service to
a) 60 from 58
b) 62 from 58
c) 62 from 60
d) 65 from 62

8. Prasar Bharati signed MoU with which country’s Public Broadcasting Agency to step up cooperation in the broadcasting sector?
a) Morocco
b) Switzerland
c) Maldives
d) Chile

9. Researchers from which country were successful in 3D bioprinting of cartilage using a bio-ink?
a) China
b) India
c) US
d) France

10.
Who was appointed as the Chairman of National Scheduled Caste Commission?
a) Syed Ahmed
b) V. Shanmuganathan
c) Ramshankar Katheria
d) PL Punia

11. Name the person appointed as Vice-Chairman of National Commission for Minorities.
a) Deep Kalra
b) Rajan Anandan
c) Subho Ray
d) George Kurian

12. Which Indian batsman is the only one to feature in the top ICC ODI Player Batting Rankings list?
a) Rohit Sharma
b) Virat Kohli
c) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
d) Shikhar Dhawan

13. Which Indian bowler is the highest ranked in the ICC ODI bowler’s ranking list?
a) Ravindra Jadeja
b) Akshar Patel
c) Ravichandran Ashwin
d) Amit Mishra

14. Which Indian state has banned the use of thin plastic bags?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Goa
d) Karnataka

15. Which Indian state has raised the retirement age of government doctors to 62 years?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Punjab

ANSWER
1. (c) Only II and III
2. (c) Finance Secretary
3. (b) January 2018
4. (c) Berlin
5. (a) Manipur  
6. (b) Yemen
7. (c) 62 from 60
8. (a) Morocco
9. (b) India
10. (c) Ramshankar Katheria
11. (d) George Kurian
12. (b) Virat Kohli
13. (b) Akshar Patel
14. (c) Goa
15. (c) Uttar Pradesh

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