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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 July 2017

Jul 7, 2017 15:15 IST

7 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 legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, Malabar Exercise 2017 and 2017 Global Cyber security Index among others.

1. With an aim to make pre-packaged products at the same rates across all platforms, the Union Government has notified the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2017. The rules were brought in existence by amending the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules of
a) 1998
b) 2004
c) 2009
d) 2011

2. On whose plea the Supreme Court observed that the government jobs or admissions secured under reserved category using forged caste certificates cannot be held valid.
a) Kanhaiya Kumar
b) Kerala Government
c) Maharashtra Government
d) Subramanian Swamy

3. Which of the following was recently inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger?
a) Historic Centre of Vienna
b) Stonehenge
c) Fatehpur Sikri
d) Grand Canyon National Park

4. Which of the following countries topped the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index?
a) Oman
b) Malaysia
c) United States
d) Singapore

5. What is the rank of India in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, which released recently?
a) 21
b) 22
c) 23
d) 24

6. Who of the following was recently appointed the Chairman of the Board of Governors at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur?
a) Pawan Kumar Goenka
b) Sanjiv Goenka
c) Kumar Mangalam Birla
d) R. C. Bhargava

7. Who of the following clinched the gold medal in men's 5000m race at the athletic meet at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships?
a) G Lakhsmanan
b) Sanjivini Yadav
c) Vikas Gowda
d) Manpreet Kaur

8. Who of the following clinched the gold medal in Shot Put at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships?
a) G Lakhsmanan
b) Sanjivini Yadav
c) Vikas Gowda
d) Manpreet Kaur

9. The 10TH India-Jordan Trade and Economic Joint Committee (TEJC) Meeting was held from 4 July and 5 July 2017 in
a) Chennai
b) New Delhi
c) Amman
d) Damascus

10.
The Malabar Exercise 2017 is being conducted in Bay of Bengal between which three navies?
a) India, Japan and the US
b) India, the US and Singapore
c) India, the US and Australia
d) India, Australia and Japan

11. Who was appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Indonesia?
a) Shalini Bharadwaj
b) Kamal Nath Anand
c) Vinod Bhattacharya
d) Pradeep Kumar Rawat

12. Which state legislative assembly passed a resolution to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state?
a) Jammu & Kashmir
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Manipur
d) West Bengal

13. Punjab cabinet has approved a new Transport Policy. Consider the following statements in relation top to the transport policy.
I. It says that lots will be drawn to allot permits if the number of eligible applications received for a particular route is more than the number of permits.
II. The new law says that in the case of private operators, not more than 25 per cent of the total permits on a particular route will be issued to one firm/party/person.
III. Via this new transport law, the government seeks to gradually increase the state transport undertakings share in luxury bus service.

Which of the following statement/s are true?

a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

14. The United Nations Member States recently adopted a legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. In this regard, consider the following statements.
I. It will be the first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty to be concluded in more than 20 years.
II. The prohibitions include any undertaking to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices.

Which is/are correct?

a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Both I and II
d) Neither I nor II

15. India and Israel on 5 July 2017 signed seven agreements in different areas of mutual benefit. Consider the following statements in relations to agreements.
I. MoU for setting up of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F) was signed.  
II. MoU on State Water Utility Reform in India was signed between Delhi Jal Nigam and the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources of the State of Israel.
III. Plan of Cooperation regarding cooperation in Atomic Clocks was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Israel Space Agency (ISA).  

Which of the following statement/s are true?

a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III


ANSWER
1. (d) 2011
2. (c) Maharashtra Government
3. (a) Historic Centre of Vienna
4. (d) Singapore
5. (c) 23
6. (b) Sanjiv Goenka
7. (a) G Lakhsmanan
8. (d) Manpreet Kaur
9. (b) New Delhi
10. (a) India, Japan and the US
11. (d) Pradeep Kumar Rawat
12. (a) Jammu & Kashmir
13. (d) I, II and III
14. (c) Both I and II
15. (c) Only I and III

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