Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 25th January 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 25th January 2018:

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1) Under which of the following scheme Union government going to setup 73 new airports and helipads.

  1. UDAN
  2. UDAI
  3. UJWALA.
  4. UJALA.
  5. None of these.

2) Which of the following Scheme will connect the educators to leading public funded institutions like IIT, IISc or national institutions like CSIR to pursue research?

  1. TARE.
  2. TRAE.
  3. AWSAR
  4. ASWAR
  5. None of these.

3) What is the aim of ‘Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR)’

  1. To encourage Sand writing.
  2. To encourage Science writing.
  3. To encourage architectural writing.
  4. To encourage Temple writing
  5. None of these

4) Which of the following countries has announced a dedicated national security unit to combat fake news and disinformation?

  1. US
  2. UK
  3. UAE
  4. Rome
  5. India.

5) What is the name of the first woman to serve on the board of the Mexican central bank, taking the seat previously occupied by the bank’s new governor.

  1. Irene Espinosa
  2. Ema Watsan
  3. Priyanka chopra.
  4. None of these.
  5. Cristena lagade.

6) Which of the following state government has banned the sale of tobacco in shops which selling FMCG items in the state.

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Telangana
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Goa
  5. Assam

7) Name the city which is celebrating the Kumbh of literature festival?

  1. Mumbai.
  2. Thane.
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Jaipur.
  5. Ranchi.

8) In which of the following state centre has sanctioned the setting up of a second Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT).

  1. Kerala.
  2. Tamilnadu.
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Telangana
  5. None of these.

9) How much amount the government announced that it will give for capital to 20 state-run banks in the current fiscal while prescribing a reforms package to make them more accountable.

  1. Rs85, 000 crore
  2. Rs86, 000 crore
  3. Rs87, 000 crore
  4. Rs88, 000 crore
  5. Rs89, 000 crore

10) Which of the following Public Sector Bank has launched the ‘5X Rewards’ credit card.

  1. Bank of Baroda.
  2. Indian Bank.
  3. UCO.
  4. Dena bank
  5. None of the above.

11) What is the name of App launched by ICICI Lombard General Insurance  that enables cashless visits to doctors who operate standalone clinics.

  1. ICICI Doctor.
  2. IL TakeCare
  3. I care
  4. ICICI Care
  5. None of these.

12) Who is the winner of Business Standard Banker of the Year for 2016-17.

  1. Arundhati Bhattacharya.
  2. Rajneesh Kumar.
  3. Chanda Kocher
  4. Shika Sharma
  5. Adithiya Puri.

Answers: 

1) Answer: A

Explanation:

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju announced the name of 73 new airports and helipads to be set-up under the Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN.

2) Answer: A

Explanation:

The Teacher Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) Scheme will connect the educators to leading public funded institutions like IIT, IISc or national institutions like CSIR to pursue research.

3) Answer: B

Explanation:

Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research (AWSAR)’ aims to encourage science writing.

4) Answer: B

Explanation:

The British government has announced a dedicated national security unit to combat fake news and disinformation.

5) Answer: A

Explanation:

Former finance ministry official Irene Espinosa was confirmed by Congress as the first woman to serve on the board of the Mexican central bank, taking the seat previously occupied by the bank’s new governor.

6) Answer: C

Explanation:

Maharashtra government has banned the sale of tobacco in shops selling FMCG items in the state.

7) Answer: D

Explanation:

Jaipur Literature Festival, popularly known as Kumbh of literature begins in Jaipur..

8) Answer: E

Explanation:

The Centre sanctioned the setting up of a second Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Karnataka at Raichur

9) Answer: D

Explanation:

The government announced it will give Rs88, 000 crore of capital to 20 state-run banks in the current fiscal while prescribing a reforms package to make them more accountable.

10) Answer: A

Explanation:

Bank of Baroda, through its wholly-owned subsidiary BOB Financial Solutions (formerly known as Bobcards Ltd), has launched the ‘5X Rewards’ credit card.

11) Answer: B

Explanation:

ICICI Lombard General Insurance has launched a mobile app’ IL TakeCare’ that enables cashless visits to doctors who operate standalone clinics.

12) Answer: A

Explanation:

Arundhati Bhattacharya, former chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), is the Business Standard Banker of the Year for 2016-17.

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