Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 January 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 January 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 17 January 2019

1. The Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2018-19 (Series-V) opened recently. The SBG scheme was launched in the year
1) 2014
2) 2015
3) 2016
4) 2017
5) 2018
2. Who among the following has been appointed the Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?
1) Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe
2) DP Singh
3) Arvind Saxena
4) Jaideep Govind
5) Jayshreeben Mehta
3. The RBI recently imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 cr on Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) for non-compliance with norms. The BoM is headquartered in
1) Mumbai
2) Nashik
3) Nagpur
4) Aurangabad
5) Pune
4. According to the sixth City Momentum Index, which of the following is the world’s most dynamic city?
1) Bengaluru
2) Hyderabad
3) Delhi
4) Pune
5) Chennai
5. The State Bank of India (SBI) has initiated step for Rs 20,000 cr share sale through QIP. Here, the term QIP means
1) Quick Institutional Placement
2) Quoted Institutional Placement
3) Qualified Institutional Placement
4) Quantified Institutional Placement
5) None of these
6. Ganesh Sankaran resigned recently as the executive director of which of the following banks?
1) Federal Bank
2) IndusInd Bank
3) YES Bank
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) RBL Bank
7. Ajay Narayan Jha has been given a one-month extension in service and named as a member of the 15th Finance Commission. In the present govt, he is the
1) Revenue Secretary
2) HRD Secretary
3) I&B Secretary
4) Home Secretary
5) Finance Secretary
8. The Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018 will be conferred on Yohei Sasakawa. He is the Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organization for
1) Tuberculosis Elimination
2) AIDS Elimination
3) Leprosy Elimination
4) EBOLA Elimination
5) MERS Elimination
9. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has decided to expand the capacity of Numligarh Refinery. It is located in Golaghat district in
1) West Bengal
2) Maharashtra
3) Odisha
4) Assam
5) Tamil Nadu
10. As per RBI’s new rules, all eligible borrowers can raise External Commercial Borowings (ECB) under the automatic route per financial year up to
1) $250 mn
2) $500 mn
3) $750 mn
4) $1000 mn
5) $1250 mn
Answers:
  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 1
  5. 3
  6. 1
  7. 5
  8. 3
  9. 4
  10. 3
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