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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 March 2017

Mar 7, 2017 18:18 IST

7 March 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 Donald Trump’s new executive order, commemorative postage stamp on Yogoda Satsang Math and West Bengal Clinical Establishments Bill, 2017 among others.

1. The newly appointed adviser to Odisha government on public health programmes, K Srinath Reddy is the receiver of which prestigious civilian award?
a) Bharat Ratna
b) Padma Vibushan
c) Padma Bhushan
d) Padma Shri

2. Citizens of which Asian country have been temporarily banned from leaving North Korea?
a) South Korea
b) Malaysia
c) China
d) Japan

3. Which country has violated UN’s ban on developing missile technology, prompting UN Security Council to call for an emergency meeting?
a) Iran
b) Russia
c) China
d) North Korea

4. US President Donald Trump’s new executive order spared which Muslim majority country from the immigration ban?
a) Iran
b) Iraq
c) Sudan
d) Yemen

5. Rene Preval, who passed away, recently, had served as the President of which of the following countries?
a) Cuba
b) Jamaica
c) Dominican Republic
d) Haiti

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released a special commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math. The Math is located at
a) Kozhikode, Kerala
b) Dwarahat, Uttarakhand
c) Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal
d) Ranchi, Jharkhand

7. The Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women). The headquarters of the UN-Women are located in which of the following cities?
a) Geneva
b) New York City
c) Zurich
d) Washington DC

8. Name the socialist politician and former Lok Sabha speaker who passed away recently.
a) Rabi Ray
b) Balram Jakhar
c) Shivraj Patil
d) GMC Balayogi

9. The West Bengal Clinical Establishments Bill, 2017 passed by state assembly will replace which bill?
a) West Bengal Clinical Establishments Bill, 2010
b) Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2001
c) West Bengal Clinical Care Commission Bill, 1999
d) Clinical Research & Education Bill, 2007

10. Syed Shahabuddin, who died recently, belonged to which field?
a) Science
b) Politics
c) Journalism
d) Education

11. Which country fired several banned ballistic missiles into waters off its east coast recently?
a) South Korea
b) North Korea
c) China
d) Japan

The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on Energy Efficiency Services with this country.
a) Germany
b) Japan
c) South Korea
d) The UAE

13. The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on renewable energy with this country.
a) Portugal
b) China
c) Mexico
d) Canada

14. The Dahej Petrochemicals Complex that was dedicated to the nation located in
a) Odisha
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) Karnataka

15. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for India’s accession to the TIR Convention, which is related to
a) International transportation of goods
b) Emission of greenhouses gases
c) Eradication of Polio
d) Nuclear arms proliferation


1. (c) Padma Bhushan
2. (b) Malaysia
3. (d) North Korea
4. (b) Iraq
5. (d) Haiti
6. (c) Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal
7. (b) New York City
8. (a) Rabi Ray
9. (a) West Bengal Clinical Establishments Bill, 2010
10. (b) Politics
11. (b) North Korea
12. (d) The UAE
13. (a) Portugal
14. (b) Gujarat
15. (a) International transportation of goods

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