Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 04 and 05 January 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 04 and 05 January 2018
1. ________ has become India’s highest- ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings.
(a)  Ma Long
(b)  Timo Boll
(c)  G Sathiyan
(d)  Jan-Ove Waldner

2. Which state to Hold Largest B2B Travel Event in the Country?
(a)  Karnataka
(b)  West Bengal
(c)  Bihar
(d)  Tamil Nadu

3. Which country gave its green signal to using the Chinese currency, Yuan for bilateral trade with China?
(a)  India
(b)  Pakistan
(c)  Russia
(d)  Sri Lanka

4. Which bank partnered with Rajasthan Government to Promote Startup Culture?
(a)  Canara Bank
(b)  Dena Bank
(c)  State Bank of India
(d)  HDFC Bank

5. The eminent Urdu poet, ________, well known to translate Bhagavad Gita from Hindi to Urdu passed away recently
(a)  Rahat Indori
(b)  Sabir Zafar
(c)  Jazib Qureshi
(d)  Anwar Jalalpuri

6. Recently the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed in the Parliament with the approval of Rajya SabhThis Bill seeks to amend
(a)  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1972
(b)  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1985
(c)  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1978
(d)  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981

7. Who has taken charge as the Managing Director (MD) of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)?
(a)  Pankaj Jain
(b)  Sridhar Kumar
(c)  Arun K Shah
(d)  T S Joshi

8. In an effort to encourage more people towards cashless transaction, Indian Government has waived off any transaction charges for payments made by digital means up to Rs ______ with effect from January 1, 2018
(a)  Rs 2,000
(b)  Rs 2,500
(c)  Rs 5,000
(d)  Rs 3,000

9. Which Container Port has won the 2017 “Samudra Manthan – Caring Organisation of the Year” award?
(a)  Haldia Port
(b)  Kolkata port
(c)  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
(d)  Visakhapatnam Port

10. Who among the following has been ranked as India’s highest- ranked tennis player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings for men?
(a)  Harmeet Desai
(b)  Soumyajit Ghosh
(c)  Sharath Kamal
(d)  G Sathiyan

11. The Government of which state has published the calendar of this year in Braille format?
(a)  West Bengal
(b)  Assam
(c)  Orissa
(d)  Haryana


12. Which state has launched the "Saubhagya Yojana", a programme that would provide electricity to all the states?
(a)  Tamilnadu
(b)  Uttar Pradesh
(c)  Bihar
(d)  Jharkhand

13. HSBC has projected India’s GDP growth rate at ______in the Financial Year 2017-18 and 2018-19.
(a)  6.5 %, 7 %
(b)  6.2 %, 7 %
(c)  6.3 %, 7 %
(d)  6.4 %, 7 %

14. Which State has been declared as the Open Defecation Free state?
(a)  Uttar Pradesh
(b)  Maharashtra
(c)  Arunachal Pradesh
(d)  Uttrakhand

15. Who launched the Allied and Healthcare Professionals’ database portal ________.
(a)  Prime Minister
(b)  Health Secretary
(c)  Health and Family Welfare Minister
(d)  President

16. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance to which of the following state for irrigation and rural bridge projects?
(a)  Haryana
(b)  Odisha
(c)  Maharashtra
(d)  Bihar

17. Which of the following countries has formally joined as the new non-permanent members of UNSC?
(a)  Poland
(b)  Japan
(c)  India
(d)  Egypt

18. Which Bank Introduces Desktop ATMs in Rural India?
(a)  Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
(b)  Saptagiri Grameena Bank
(c)  Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank
(d)  Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank

19. The surface-to-surface Harba Naval Cruise Missile was successfully test fired by which country to demonstrate its high tech weaponry?
(a)  India
(b)  China
(c)  Pakistan
(d)  Russia

20. Which city to host the 2018 Karnataka International Travel Expo (KITE)?
(a)  Bengaluru
(b)  Bijapur
(c)  Mysuru
(d)  Hubli

21. Which country’s parliament has passed a law requiring a supermajority to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem, a move that could hamstring the city’s division in any future peace deal?
(a)  Israel
(b)  Poland
(c)  Britain
(d)  Russia

22. Who has been sworn in as the Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) by the Union Government?
(a)  Arvind Gupta
(b)  Alok Joshi
(c)  Rajinder Khanna
(d)  Sanjeev Tripathi

23. GAIL Commissions India’s Second-Largest Rooftop Solar Plant in _______
(a)  UP
(b)  Assam
(c)  Maharashtra
(d)  West Bengal