6 Jul 2017

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Competitive Exams 2017


Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS & Upcoming Exams 2017 (2nd July 2017):
Dear Readers, Here we have given the Current Affairs GK questions based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming Banking exams can use these questions.




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1). Which of the following institute has started a special helpline for girl students to increase their enrolment?
JIIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Chennai
IIT Kharagpur
IIT Kanpur
1).Answer: D)
Explanation: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, has started a special helpline for girl students to increase their enrolment. It has also opened a website (jeewomen. iitkgp.ac.in/) for the purpose. A Facebook group ‘JEE Women Counselling 2017’ has been created to help girls clear their doubts related to admission to the IITs.

2). Which of the following state will have a separate budget for Agriculture from next year?

Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Telengana
Kerala
Karnataka
2).Answer: C)
Explanation: Telengana will have a separate budget for Agriculture from next year. This was decided after Chief Minister, K. Chandrasekhar Rao met the Ministers and officials on Agriculture in Hyderabad yesterday. He said it has also been decided to enhance fund for agriculture sector. Mr. Rao said the State will provide training of modern and scientific methods of farming to increase the farm output. He urged the farmers associations at various levels to organize cultivators.

3). GST Council has reduced the tax rate on fertiliser to 5 percent from previously decided _______per cent?
18
12
28
15
16
3).Answer: B)
Explanation: GST Council has reduced the tax rate on fertiliser to 5 percent from previously decided 12 per cent. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who heads the GST Council comprising representatives of states, states the decision to reduce the tax rate on fertiliser was taken because of apprehensions that price of the crop nutrient may go up.

4). The Reserve Bank stated the ongoing accelerated reform initiatives like Goods and Sevice Tax and continuing political stability will push the economic growth scale to ________ per cent in terms of Gross Value Added in fiscal 2017 – 2018?
7.2
7.5
7.7
7.1
7.3
4). Answer: E)
Explanation: The Reserve Bank stated the ongoing accelerated reform initiatives like Goods and Service Tax and continuing political stability will push the economic growth scale to 7.3 per cent in terms of Gross Value Added -GVA in the current fiscal year (2017-18).

5).The government has recently imposed how much per cent basic customs duty on mobile phones and certain parts with immediate effect to boost domestic manufacturing?
15%
12%
10%
28%
5% above
Answer: C)
Explanation: The government has imposed 10 per cent basic customs duty on mobile phones and certain parts with immediate effect to boost domestic manufacturing. According to an official statement, 10 per cent customs duty, will be levied on imported cellular mobile phones and accessories such as charger, battery, wire headset, microphone and receiver, key pad, USB cable and other specified electronic goods.

6). Totally how many MoUs signed on second day of Textile India 2017 recently?
30
65
55
45
40 above
6).Answer: B)
Explanation: Union textiles ministry has inked 62 Memorandum of Understanding MoUs on the second day of Textile India 2017 in Gandhinagar- Gujarat. These include MoUs with Australia, China, and Bangladesh for silk research, fashion technologies and knowledge transfer. Apart from these, the Gujarat government has also signed three MoUs on textile sectors. The signing ceremony was presided over by Union textiles minister Smriti Irani and Union minister of state for textiles Ajay Tamta.

7). Which of the following chief minister recently has said the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will create 10 lakh jobs in the country?
Arvind Kejriwal
Chandrababu Naidu
K.Pazhanisamy
Manohar Lal Khattar
Manohar Parrikar
7).Answer: D)
Explanation: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will create 10 lakh jobs in the country. Mr Khattar said this while speaking at a felicitation function organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India on the occasion of 68th Chartered Accountants Day at Gurugram.

8). Who is the Chairperson of National Green Tribunal?
Justice Swatanter Kumar
Justice Karnan
Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta
Justice Deepak Mishra
None of the above
8). Answer: A)
Explanation: National Green Tribunal chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.

9). Who is the union textiles minister in the PM Modi Cabinet?
J P Nadda
Maneka Gandhi
Uma Bharathi
Ram vilsa Paswan
Smriti Irani
9). Answer: E)
Explanation: Union textiles minister in the PM Modi cabinet is Smriti Irani.

10). Canberra is the capital of which of the following country?
Finland
East Caribbean islands
Western Caribbean islands
Austria
Australia
10).Answer: E)
Explanation: Canberra is Australia’s capital




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