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Current Affairs Quiz: 8 July 2017

Jul 8, 2017 13:13 IST

8 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 adoption of a global treaty that bans nuclear weapons, informal meeting of BRICS leader and 22nd Asian Athlete Championships among others.

1. A global treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted at the United Nations on 7 July 2017. The treaty was adopted by this number of votes in favour.
a) 110
b) 117
c) 122
d) 130

2. The leaders of 5 BRICS nation had an informal meeting on 7 July 2017 in
a) Hamburg, Germany
b) New Delhi, India
c) Beijing, China
d) Cape Town, South Africa

3.
The Union Government has launched an App to verify the accurate tax rate on commodity and services under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Name the App.
a) GST Rates Finder
b) GST India
c) GST Bill Guide
d) GST Rate Calculator

4. India declared itself free from which disease?
a) Zika Virus
b) Avian Influenza
c) Dengue
d) Swine Flu

5. Who was appointed as the Chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)?
a) P C Thakur
b) RK Pachnanda
c) Sanjay Kumar
d) Kirti Shekhar

6. Name the Indian woman athlete who won the gold medal in women 400 metre event at 22nd Asian Athlete Championships.
a) Nirmala Sheoran
b) Tintu Luka
c) Lalita Babar
d) Dutee Chand

7. Who of the following won the gold medal in 400 metre men's event at 22nd Asian Athlete Championships?
a) Tejinder Pal Singh Toor
b) Ajay Kumar Saroj
c) Muhammad Anas
d) None of the above

8. These two countries on 7 July 2017 reached an agreement on a cease-fire in Southwest Syria.
a) United States and Russia
b) Syria and Russia
c) United States and Syria
d) None of the above

9.
The Reserve Bank of India in July 2017 said that the customers will not suffer any loss if unauthorised electronic banking transactions are reported to the bank within
a) Three days
b) Five days
c) Ten days
d) Fifteen days

10. RBI said that bank customers won’t have to bear loss from fraudulent transactions if they report the unauthorized transaction to the bank. The transacted amount will be credited in the accounts concerned within
a) Five days
b) Ten days
c) Fifteen Days
d) Twenty Days

11. National Security Guard (NSG) has organised first International Aviation Security seminar in
a) New Delhi
b) Manesar
c) Ghaziabad
d) Jaipur

12. Goa is planning to host science-meets-art fete in November 2017. The fete will organized as this festival
a) The Story of Light
b) The Story of Space
c) The Story of Universe
d) The Story of Space and Light


13. American tech giant Oracle has chosen this city for its first digital hub in Asia-Pacific.
a) Bengaluru
b) Taiwan
c) Christmas Island
d) Honolulu

14. This state has planned to impart skill training to ex-Armymen.
a) Maharashtra
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Delhi

15. This state has announced cash award for every athlete who wins medals at 22nd Asian Athletics Championships.
a) Odisha
b) Assam
c) Jharkhand
d) Punjab

ANSWER
1. (c) 122
2. (a) Hamburg, Germany
3. (a) GST Rates Finder
4. (b) Avian Influenza
5. (c) Sanjay Kumar
6. (a) Nirmala Sheoran
7. (c) Muhammad Anas
8. (a) United States and Russia
9. (a) Three Days
10. (b) Ten Days
11. (b) Manesar
12. (b) The Story of Space
13. (a) Bengaluru
14. (c) Rajasthan
15. (a) Odisha

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