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Current Affairs Quiz: 5 July 2017

Jul 5, 2017 15:30 IST

5 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 Israeli flowers named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Fossils of a Jurassic-era crocodile and world's oldest emergency number 999 among others.

1. Which of the following Israeli flowers was named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
a) Crysanthumum
b) Aaronsohnia
c) Madonna lilies
d) Oncocyclus

2. Till which date government has allowed manufacturers, traders and importers can sell pre-GST lying products to consumers?
a) 31 July 2017
b) 15 August 2017
c) 30 September 2017
d) 2 October 2017

3. Government has asked companies/traders to notify the increase rates of their products due to imposition of GST in at least how many newspapers?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

4. The Supreme Court in July 2017 asked the Centre as to why no enabling law as mandated under the Constitution has been made for the appointment of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners in the poll panel. Which article of Constitution says that appointments of the CEC and the ECs should be made as per the enabling law?
a) Article 251
b) Article 312
c) Article 324
d) Article 402

5. Who was appointed as the first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong?
a) Carrie Lam
b) Woo Kwok Tsang
c) Lili Voga
d) Chang Yuet-ngor

6. Where did the India-Thailand Joint Military Exercise "Maitree-17" begin?
a) Krabi, Thailand
b) Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
c) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
d) Phuket, Thailand

7. The world's oldest emergency number 999 completed 80 years recently. The number is in operation in which country?
a) United States of America
b) France
c) United Kingdom
d) Sweden

8. Which entity commenced the operations as a payments bank with effect from 30 June 2017?
a) Vodafone M-Pesa Payments Bank
b) National Securities Depository Payments Bank
c) Reliance Industries Payments Bank
d) FINO Pay Tech

9. Which state government is planning to set up environment-friendly transportation system in one of its cities?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Delhi
c) Haryana
d) West Bengal

10. Which country’s Prime Minister overwhelmingly won the confidence vote in the National Assembly on 4 July 2017?
a) The United Kingdom
b) France
c) Germany
d) Italy

11.
The Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched a month-long plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav on 5 July 2017. The festival was first initiated by Dr. KM Munshi in which year?
a) 1976
b) 1980
c) 1950
d) 1961

12. Who was appointed as the 21st Head of Election Commission?
a) Nasim Zaidi
b) Achal Kumar Joti
c) Om Prakash Rawat
d) Sandeep Saxena

13. Which of the following automaker recently announced its return to the Iranian market for the first time in 17 years due to the lifting of economic sanctions?
a) Toyota
b) Chevrolet
c) Ford
d) Volkswagen

14. Fossils of a Jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth were recently discovered in which of the following countries?
a) Mozambique
b) Madagascar
c) Eritrea
d) Zambia

15.
Who of the following clinched the Eastbourne International Men’s Singles title?
a) Gaël Monfils
b) Feliciano López
c) Novak Djokovic
d) Gilles Simon

ANSWER
1. (a) Crysanthumum
2. (c) 30 September
3. (b) Two
4. (c) Article 324
5. (a) Carrie Lam
6. (b) Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
7. (c) United Kingdom
8. (d) FINO Pay Tech
9. (c) Haryana
10. (b) France
11. (c) 1950
12. (b) Achal Kumar Joti
13. (d) Volkswagen
14. (b) Madagascar
15. (c) Novak Djokovic

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