Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 6th February 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 6th February 2017

1. Who has been appointed the Chairman and CEO of KPMG India?
a) Abizer Diwanji
b) Akhil Bansal
c) Abizer Diwanji
d) Arun M Kumar
e) None of these

2. Who has been appointed as the new Director (Commercial) of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)?
a) Gurdeep Singh
b) Anand Kumar Gupta
c) S C Pandey
d) K K Sharma
e) Murali Kishanan

3. Who has been re-appointed by the UN General Assembly to the Joint Inspection Unit?
a) Ajay Singh
b) Ram Varma
c) Rajesh Kumar
d) Gopinathan
e) Aravind Swamy

4. Name the Renowned Indian-origin British sculptor who has honoured with the prestigious $1 million 2017 Genesis Prizeon by Israel for his utmost contribution for Jewish community.
a) Mahesh Bhutt
b) Surendra Chowdhary
c) Sathish Bhoopathi
d) Anil Kapoor
e) Anish Kapoor

5. Who among the following cricketer’s has featured in the latest cover star of the bible of cricket - Wisden Cricketers' Almanack?
a) Alester Cook
b) MS Dhoni
c) Virat Kohli
d) Mickle Clark
e) Ab De Villaries

6. Which among the following banks has signed an agreement with Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd to market its products and services through the distribution network of the bank across India?
a) Karnataka Bank
b) Andhra Bank
c) Corporation Bank
d) Bank of Maharashtra
e) Vijaya Bank

7. ASSOCHAM has said that Reserve Bank of India should cut interest rate by what bps in view of dismal credit growth as well as subdued demand?
a) 50
b) 75
c) 100
d) 125
e) 150

8. Name the famous Urdu novelist, who has passed away on 4 February 2017
a) Bano Qudsia
b) E. Ahmed
c) Asim Basu
d) Sandy Gandhi
e) None of these

9. What is theme for the 2017 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation?
a) Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030.
b) Mobilization and Involvement of Health Personnel to Accelerate Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
c) Achieving the new Global Goals through the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation by 2030
d) Zero Tolerance against Gender-Based Violence: Intensify Efforts for the Elimination of FGM
e) None of these

10. Which airline company has launched the World’s longest scheduled commercial service to ply between Doha to Auckland?
a) Singapore Airlines
b) Emirates
c) Jet Airways
d) Qatar Airways
e) None of these

11. Who among the following has sworn in as AIADMK Legislature Party Leader?
a) Edappadi K.Palaniswami
b) K.Pandiarajan
c) O Panneerselvam
d) Sasikala
e) None of these

12. Which of the following committee to prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control?
a) B N Srikrishna Committee
b) Damodaran Committee
c) H.R. Nagendra Committee
d) P C Chacko Committee
e) None of these

13. Which state government has introduced the transgender as a third category to opt for and appear in the Board exams?
a) Haryana
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Kerala
e) Tamil Nadu

14. Which committee was constituted for the matter of how to improve the Haj Policy of India and also deal with the issue of reducing and abolishing the subsidy to the pilgrims?
a) SS Parkar Committee
b) Qaiser Shamim Committee
c) Afzal Amanullah Committee
d) Michael Mascarenhas Committee
e) None of these

15. The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development will soon set up a department NTA to conduct examinations for higher and secondary education. What does stands for NTA?
a) National Testing Agency
b) National Teachers Association Community
c) National Thug Association
d) Non-Technical Acronym
e) None of these

16. Which state government has launched India's first social innovation centre The ‘Kakatiya Hub For Social Innovation’?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Karnataka
d) Odisha
e) Maharashtra

17. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in which city?
a) Chennai
b) Bangalore
c) Hyderabad
d) Mumbai
e) New Delhi

18. Which state government has launched the Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) scheme?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Odisha
c) Assam
d) Haryana
e) Gujarat

19. Indian Navy has launched an Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) in which of the following city?
a) Kochi
b) Kolkata
c) Ahmedabad
d) Mumbai
e) Vishakhapatnam

20. Which country is going to host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in July 2017?
a) Canada
b) Netherlands
c) Japan
d) India
e) New Zealand

21. Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of the India’s first Center of Excellence for Para Sports in which state?
a) Gujarat
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Punjab
e) West Bengal

22. Which country will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years?
a) Australia
b) Sri Lanka
c) Singapore
d) India
e) New Zealand

23. Sharath Kamal, Madhurika Patkar were belongs to which among the following sports?
a) Wrestling
b) Tennis
c) Table Tennis
d) Kabbaddi
e) Volley Ball