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Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 14 July 2017

1. The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) expanded 1.7 per cent in May 2017. The IIP is an index which details out the growth of various sectors in the economy including
1) manufacturing
2) electricity
3) mineral mining
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 3)
2. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) committee, which recommended keeping budgetary deficit at 3 per cent of the GDP in three years to Mar 2020, is headed by
1) Arvind Mayaram
2) NK Singh
3) Arvind Subramanian
4) Rajiv Mehrishi
5) Hasmukh Adhia
3. India’s Pentala Harikrishna is associated with which of the following games?
1) Chess
2) Shooting
3) Snooker
4) Table tennis
5) Squash
4. Who among the following is the present secretary of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)?
1) Ajay Mittal
2) Durga Shanker Mishra
3) Aruna Sundararajan
4) Rajiv Gauba
5) Ramesh Abhishek
5. The SBI has cut NEFT and RTGS charges by up to 75%. All the new charges (as a service provided by a bank) will attract the GST rate of
1) zero per cent
2) 05 per cent
3) 12 per cent
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent
6. The Union Finance Ministry recently reiterated that services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff will attract GST at the rate of
1) zero per cent
2) 05 per cent
3) 12 per cent
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent
7. The ride-hailing firm Uber recently handed over its business in which of the following countries to Yandex with $3.7-bn merger deal?
1) China
2) Canada
3) Russia
4) Indonesia
5) Brazil
8. What is India’s ranking out of 157 nations on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) index that assesses the performance of countries towards achieving the ambitious goals?
1) 122nd
2) 42nd
3) 62nd
4) 71st
5) 116th
9. Which of the following countries has topped the sustainable development goals (SDGs) index released recently?
1) France
2) Sweden
3) Germany
4) Finland
5) Denmark
10. China’s Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo passed away in custody recently. He was awarded in 2010 with the
1) Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
2) Nobel Prize in Chemistry
3) Nobel Prize in Physics
4) Nobel Peace Prize
5) None of these

Answers:



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