Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 8th February 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 8th February 2017

1. Which of the following has appointed as the Jennifer Purdie as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its renewable energy business unit in Australia?
a) Mahindra Group
b) Adani
c) Reliance
d) Samsung
e) None of these

2. Who won the prestigious Dr B C Roy national award for 'outstanding service in the field of socio medical relief' for 2016?
a) Aravind Kumar
b) Raghu Ram
c) Ravi Shankar
d) Vijayander Mishra
e) Amith Verma

3. The Reserve Bank of India announced that the cash withdrawal limit on savings accounts will be scrapped from
a) April 30, 2017
b) February 20, 2017
c) March 13, 2017
d) August 30, 2017
e) September 30, 2017

4. Which of the following has entered into a strategic partnership with Saxo Bank?
a) ICICI Securities
b) Citigroup
c) Morgan Stanley
d) Deutsche Bank
e) RBL Bank

5. Which bank has tied up with IFFCO to provide co-branded debit cards with inbuilt overdraft facilities to the farmers?
a) Dena Bank
b) Syndicate Bank
c) RBL Bank
d) Bank of Baroda
e) Vijaya Bank

6. Which bank has partnered with data portal for loans against warehouse receipts?
a) HDFC Bank
b) City Union Bank
c) Nainital Bank
d) Federal Bank
e) None of these

7. RBI keeps key rates unchanged in 6th bi-monthly monetary policy review. What percentage in Cash Reserve Ratio?
a) 3.7
b) 5.7
c) 4.0
d) 6.3
e) 4.5

8. RBI keeps key rates unchanged in 6th bi-monthly monetary policy review. What percentage in Reverse repo rate under the LAF?
a) 7.6
b) 6.9
c) 5.75
d) 4.9
e) 7.75

9. The Penguin Random House has announced that a novel titled “The Golden House” will be released in September 2017. Who is the author of the book?
a) Arundhati Roy
b) J. K. Rowling
c) Salman Rushdie
d) Kiran Desai
e) None of these

10. What is the theme for the 2017 Safer Internet Day?
a) Play your part for a better internet
b) Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet.
c) Let’s create a better Internet together
d) Connect with Respect
e) None of these

11. Which country is going to host Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT), a key meet on nuclear security on February 8-10, 2017?
a) China
b) India
c) Australia
d) USA
e) Brazil

12. Which country becomes the world’s largest producer of solar energy?
a) Italy
b) Germany
c) Singapore
d) Japan
e) China

13. The 17th Session of BIMSTEC Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) has conducted in which among the following cities?
a) New Delhi
b) Kathmandu
c) Dhaka
d) Colombo
e) Thimphu

14. Who was recently confirmed by the US Senate by a 51–50 margin?
a) Mike Pence
b) Erik Prince
c) Hillary Clinton
d) Betsy DeVos
e) None of these

15. Name the state that became the first state in the northeast to implement e-Cabinet solution for the state cabinet members?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Assam
c) Manipur
d) Meghalaya
e) Mizoram

16. Three – day Implementation and Assessment Group (IAG) conference of the GICNT (Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism) partner countries has begun in which city?
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Kolkata
d) Hyderabad
e) Bangalore

17. Housing Development and Infrastructure Ltd will soon launching its new budget homes brand in the ______ Metropolitan Region.
a) Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Kolkata
d) Chennai
e) Bangalore

18. India’s first ever Centre of Excellence for differently-abled sportsmen will be established in
a) Lucknow
b) Bilaspur
c) Gandhi Nagar
d) Panaji
e) None of these

19. Which country scientist has developed terahertz (THz) transmitter technology, which can transmit digital data over 10 times faster than 5G mobile networks?
a) USA
b) Germany
c) Japan
d) China
e) India

Mohit Ahlawat has become the first batsman to score a triple hundred in a T20 match at any level. He belongs to which state?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Punjab
d) Jharkhand
e) Delhi