Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 1st January 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 1st January 2018:

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1) January 1 is celebrated as

  1. Global Labors Day
  2. Global Family Day
  3. Global Service Day
  4. Global Farmers Day
  5. None of these.

2) Indian government has raised how much amount through BHARAT 22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)

  1. 14,500 crore
  2. 15000 crore
  3. 14000 crore
  4. 15500  crore
  5. None of these

3) Which of the following countries has implemented The VAT tax for first time.

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. UAE
  3. Iran
  4. Both a and b
  5. both b and c

4) Recently Venezuela President announced how many percentage hike in their employees average minimum wages .

  1. 45
  2. 40
  3. 35
  4. 25
  5. 50

5) Germany is set to start which of the following enforcement law that demands social media sites move quickly to remove unwanted speech, fake news and illegal material.

  1. Hate speech
  2. Cyber enforcement
  3. Illegal speech
  4. Media speech
  5. None of these.

6) Turkey has signed with which country for 2.5 billion for S-400 Missile deal.

  1. Russia
  2. Israel
  3. China
  4. India
  5. None

7) Which of the following state government published its first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC)

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Assam
  3. Bihar
  4. Orissa
  5. None of these.

8)  Which of the following state government rolls out 24-hour free-electricity supply for farming sector:

  1. Telangana
  2. Assam
  3. Bihar
  4. Orissa
  5. None of these.

9) Bandhan Bank filed draft papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India for its initial public offer (IPO) to raise an estimated amount of over Rs. 2,500 crore. What is the Headquarters of Bandhan Bank

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolkata
  4. Chennai.
  5. None of these.

10) How many public sector banks get Rs7, 500 crore for capital development from government

  1. 1 6
  2. 15
  3. 6
  4. 7
  5. 8 

11) Punjab National Bank hikes interest rate on term deposits by

  1. 1.2%
  2. 1.25%
  3. 1.5%
  4. 1.6%
  5. None of these. 

12) Which of the following Bank entered into an agreement with state-run National e-Governance Services Limited (NeSL) for utilizing the latter’s Information Utility Services envisaged under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. SBI
  4. IDFC
  5. None of these. 

13) Of the following persons who has attempted a new Guinness World Record for performing yoga continuously for over 105 hours.

  1. Kavitha Bharanidaran,
  2. Kavitha Devi
  3. Ramya Devi
  4. Ramya Bharanidaran
  5. None of these.

14) In the World Blitz Chess Championship who has clinched bronze.

  1. Viswanathan Anand
  2. Adhithi Ashoke.
  3. Magnus Carlsen
  4. Garry Kasparov
  5. None of these.

Answers: 

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: Global Family Day is celebrated each year on the 1st of January.

2. Answer: A

Explanation: An amount of Rs 14,500 crore has been raised through its BHARAT   22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF),

3. Answer: D

 Explanation: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time.

4. Answer: B

Explanation: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced a 40 percent increase to the minimum wage.

5. Answer: a

Explanation: Germany is set to start Which enforcing a hate law that demands social media  sites move quickly to remove hate speech, fake news and illegal material.

6. Answer: A

Explanation: Turkey and Russia have inked a loan agreement in Ankara for purchase of the S-400 missile defence system worth $2.5 billion.

7. Answer: B

Explanation: Assam government published its first draft of the National    Register of Citizens (NRC)

8. Answer: A

Explanation: Telangana government rolls out 24-hour free-electricity supply for farming sector

9. Answer: C

Explanation: Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank filed draft papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India for its initial public offer (IPO) to raise an estimated amount of over Rs. 2,500 crore.

10. Answer: C

Explanation: Six public sector banks get Rs7,500 crore capital from government

 11. Answer: B

Explanation: Punjab National Bank hikes interest rate on term deposits by up to1.25%.

 12. Answer: A

Explanation: Allahabad Bank entered into an agreement with state-run National e-Governance Services Limited (NeSL) for utilizing the latter’s Information Utility Services envisaged under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

 13. Answer: a

Explanation: Kavitha Bharanidaran has attempted a new Guinness World Record for performing yoga continuously for over 105 hours.

14. Answer: A

Explanation: Indian chess champion Vishwanathan Anand clinched a bronze medal at the World Blitz Chess Championship in Riyadh.

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