Current Affairs Quiz

Ques. : 1 Who among the following succeeded Narendra Modi as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat state? 
1) Nitinbhai Patel
2) Parsottambhai Rupala
3) Amit Shah
4) Anandiben Patel
5) Ramanlal Vora

Ques. : 2 The RBI governor announced that the central bank is planning to issue bank licences with restrictions and encourage payment banks. As he mentioned, what will be the function(s) of such banks? Payment banks 
1) will not take deposits.
2) will offer payment and remittance services.
3) will be constrained to invest all its funds in safe instruments such as govt securities.
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3)

Ques. : 3 The World Free Zones Organization (WFZO), aimed at providing a platform for boosting cooperation among free zones globally, was launched with its headquarters in _____recently. 
1) Dubai
2) New Delhi
3) Shanghai
4) Ottawa
5) Manila

Ques. : 4 The US announced to never use a vaccine campaign again in counterterrorism operations, recently. It had used such campaign in which of the following major operations? 
1) Operation Neptune Spear
2) Operation Odyssey Dawn
3) Operation Geronimo
4) Operation Desert Storm
5) Operation Eagle Claw

Ques. : 5 A new study by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that forced labour worldwide generates illegal profits of at least USD 150 bn a year. The ILO is headquartered at
1) Geneva
2) Wellington
3) Perth
4) Hague
5) None of these

Ques. : 6 A US court convicted cleric Abu Hamza for supporting terrorism, recently. He was extradited to the US from _______in 2012 after an eight year legal battle.
1) Jordon
2) UAE
3) UK
4) Saudi Arabia
5) France

Ques. : 7 Name the chief minister who is all set to surpass the record of former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu of being the longest serving chief minister of the country?
1) Naveen Patnaik
2) Pawan Chamling
3) Shivraj Singh Chauhan
4) Nabam Tuki
5) None of these

Ques. : 8 The PJ Nayak Committee, which has submitted its report to the RBI, has mention about the dual regulation of public sector banks (PSBs) as they are regulated by the RBI as well as the________.
1) Ministry of Finance
2) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
3) Ministry of Law
4) Ministry of Home Affairs
5) None of these

Ques. : 9 An expert group of the Planning Commission has estimated that India needs to invest _________for lower emissions by 2030.
1) USD 400 bn
2) USD 634 bn
3) USD 750 bn
4) USD 834 bn
5) USD 900 bn

Ques. : 10 Morgan Stanley predicted that India will emerge from stagflation over next few quarters. Which of the following are the features of the stagflation in a country’s economy?
1) Persistent high inflation
2) High unemployment
3) Stagnant demand
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 3)