GA MCQ: 12 Aug 2017

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GA MCQ: 12 Aug 2017

1. In Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected as President recently. Which of the following is the capital city of Kenya?

1) Manama

2) Nairobi

3) Tripoli

4) Cairo

5) Ankara

2. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)?

1) Vidya Balan

2) Naresh Chandra Lal

3) Narendra Kohli

4) Prasoon Joshi

5) Gautami Tadimalla

3. The second volume of the Economic Survey for 2016-17 was released recently. Which of the following is one of the challenges listed in the survey?

1) Appreciation of the rupee

2) Farm loan waivers

3) Rising stress on balance sheets in power

4) Transition issues arising from implementing the GST

5) All of these

4. Which of the following firms has come up with a rival to the Google-owned YouTube which it has named ‘Watch’?

1) Facebook

2) Microsoft

3) Twitter

4) Hike

5) Yahoo

5. The monsoon session of Parliament came to an end on 11 Aug. The lower house Lok Sabha passed how many bills during the Session?

1) 09 bills

2) 11 bills

3) 14 bills

4) 15 bills

5) 10 bills

6. India and which of the following countries will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad from Nov 28, 2017?

1) US

2) France

3) Germany

4) Japan

5) UK

7. The second volume of the Economic Survey for 2016-17 was released recently. The fiscal deficit will be what per cent of GDP in 2017-18 as per the Survey?

1) 3.5 per cent

2) 3.2 per cent

3) 3.1 per cent

4) 3 per cent

5) 2.9 per cent

8. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will pay what amount as dividend to the govt for the year ended Jun 30?

1) Rs 68,576 cr

2) Rs 65,876 cr

3) Rs 52,679 cr

4) Rs 30,659 cr

5) Rs 30,112 cr

9. __________ recently received an investment of $2.5 bn from SoftBank Vision Fund, the biggest private  investment in an Indian technology company?

1) Snapdeal

2) Shopclues

3) Infibeam

4) Amazon

5) Flipkart

10. Which state govt has launched a new awareness drive called Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra?

1) Jharkhand

2) Bihar

3) Uttar Pradesh

4) West Bengal

5) Uttarakhand

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 1
  5. 3
  6. 1
  7. 2
  8. 4
  9. 5
  10. 3

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