March 30, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 30 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 30 March 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 30 March 2018

1. The govt plans to sell what per cent stake in Air India as well as transfer its management control?
1) 26%
2) 49%
3) 51%
4) 76%
5) 100%

2. SoftBank and which of the following countries has announced a $200-bn deal for creating the world’s biggest solar power project in that country?
1) Iran
2) Saudi Arabia
3) India
4) China
5) Indonesia

3. India’s fiscal deficit soared to what amount at the end of Feb 2018, exceeding the revised target for the entire 2017-18 fiscal?
1) Rs 7.15 lakh cr
2) Rs 5.94 lakh cr
3) Rs 6.59 lakh cr
4) Rs 5.45 lakh cr
5) Rs 8.12 lakh cr

4. The Union Cabinet has made a provision of what amount for higher education loan for poor students from 2017-18 to 2019-20?
1) Rs 3,300 cr
2) Rs 4,400 cr
3) Rs 5,500 cr
4) Rs 6,600 cr
5) Rs 7,500 cr

5. Which bank has been slapped with a Rs 589-mn penalty by the RBI for selling bonds from the lender’s Held To Maturity (HTM) category?
1) HDFC Bank
2) Axis Bank
3) YES Bank
4) Federal Bank
5) ICICI Bank

6. The Exim Bank of India will provide a credit facility of what amount to ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) for western-south Africa?
1) USD 100 mn
2) USD 200 mn
3) USD 300 mn
4) USD 500 mn
5) USD 700 mn

7. ________ has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission on contract basis for two years.
1) Soumya Swaminathan
2) Indu Bhushan
3) Preeti Saran
4) Anil Dhasmana
5) Rajiv Yaduvanshi

8. Who among the following is the Union Tribal Affairs Minister in the present govt? He launched “e-Tribes: Tribes India” portal for digital commerce.
1) Anant Geete
2) Gopinath Munde
3) Jual Oram
4) DV Sadananda Gowda
5) Rajen Gohain

9. India and China have agreed to draw roadmap to address trade deficit. The present trade deficit between the two countries in favour of China is
1) $26-bn
2) $31-bn
3) $42-bn
4) $51-bn
5) $64-bn

10. ______ has been appointed as the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Govt of India.
1) LS Shashidhara
2) Maharaj Kishan Bhan
3) Obaid Siddiqi
4) Satyajit Mayor
5) K Vijay Raghavan

Answers:

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

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