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

Important Current Affairs GK Quiz for IBPS& Upcoming Exams 2017 (7thJuly 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). The taxation system under GST will soon be part of the commerce and management curriculum in which of the following state’s higher education institutes?

Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Haryana
Gujarat
Maharashtra

1).Answer: B)
Explanation: The taxation system under GST will soon be part of the commerce and management curriculum in Uttar Pradesh’s higher education institutes, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said. Mr. Sharma said, “GST is a major step in the direction of economic reforms and besides apprising the common man of the new tax regime, there is also a need to include it in the syllabus.” “It will be included in the management and commerce curriculum,” he said.

2). Which of the following state government recently signs Expression of Intent (EOI) with IAAF& AFI to establish High Performance Academy?

Bihar
Kerala
Odisha
Manipur
Assam
2).Answer: C)
Explanation: The Odisha government signed an Expression of Intent (EOI) with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to establish a High-Performance Academy in Bhubaneswar.


3). Anti-hijacking law comes into effect a notification issued by which of the following ministry?

External Affairs Ministry
Defence Ministry
Tourism Ministry
Home Ministry
Civil Aviation Ministry
3).Answer: E)
Explanation: The Centre notified the anti-hijacking law that entails capital punishment in case hijacking an aircraft leads to death of “any person,” including ground staff, flight crew, passengers and security personnel. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016 came into force, a notification issued by the Civil Aviation Ministry said.


4). Which of the following country has declared itself free from highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8) recently?

Kenya
Libya
Yemen
India
Sri Lanka
4). Answer: D)
Explanation: India has declared itself free from highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8) after surveillance in the states showed no evidence of its presence. It has been notified to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The surveillance was carried out throughout the country since completion of the operation including culling, disinfection and clean-up and surveillance in the states showed no evidence of the presence of Avian Influenza Virus. India had reported outbreaks of influenza at various epicenters in different states across the country between October 2016 and February 2017.

5).What is the rank of India among 165 nations in cyber security index released recently?

25th
33rd
23rd
30th
40th
Answer: C)
Explanation: India is ranked a high 23rd out of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cyber security. The second Global Cyber security Index (GCI) was released by the UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU). India is ranked 23rd on the index with a score of 0.683 and has been listed in the maturing category. The index has been topped by Singapore with a 0.925 score.


6). The European Parliament has approved a first-ever cooperation deal between the EU and which of the following country?

Brazil
Turkey
Cuba
Portugal
Argentina
6).Answer: C)
Explanation: The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved a first-ever cooperation deal between the EU and Cuba. MEPs in the eastern French city of Strasbourg approved the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement which was signed in December 2016. With the deal, Cuba joins other Latin American countries with similar agreements with the EU, whose relations with the island had previously been conducted in the so-called Common Position that linked ties to improvements in human rights.


7). Indus OS partners with which of the following banks to launch OS-integrated UPI platform?

YES Bank
Axis Bank
Vijaya Banky
HDFC Bankr
ICICI Bank
7).Answer: A)
Explanation: Indus OS has partnered with YES Bank to launch OS-integrated UPI (Unified Payment Interface) payment platform in India. Users with Indus OS will be able to use this UPI payment platform on SMS, dialler interface, and on third party apps like WhatsApp. This means P2P transactions, as well as utility payments, can be made via SMS or messaging. The platform is expected to launch in this quarter.

8). Pakistan has successfully test-fired short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile recently. Which of the following is the name of that missile?

Babar II
Akbar II
Akbar III
Nasr
None of the above
8). Answer: D)
Explanation: NationaExplanation: Pakistan has successfully test-fired short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Nasr'. NASR is a high-precision weapons system with the ability for quick deployment and a range of 70 kilometers, or 43.5 miles. Pakistan Army has conducted a series of training launches and tests during the current week for validation of new technical parameters of 'NASR' with an enhanced range of 60-70 kilometers and flight maneuverability.l Green Tribunal chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.

9). India has moved four places up to the ______ position in the FIFA World Ranking recently?

77th
96th
87th
97th
76th
9). Answer: B)
Explanation: India has moved four places up to the 96th position in the FIFA World Ranking released recently. This is the country’s second-best ranking and its previous best was the 94th position in February 1996.

10). Manpreet Kaur, Govindan Laxmanan win gold in Asian Athletics Championships 2017. Which of the following is the venue?

Bihar, India
Odisha, India
Beijing, China
Jakarta, Indonesia
Tokyo, japan
10).Answer: B)
Explanation: India’s Manpreet Kaur claimed the gold medal in the women’s shot put on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Govindan Laxmanan emerged triumphant in the men’s 5,000 meters and has also won Gold Medal.

11). Manpreet Kaur is belonging to which of the following sport?

Javelin Throw
Shooting
Boxing
Shot Put
Wrestling
11).Answer: D)
Explanation: Manpreet Kaur is an Indian Shot Put Player.

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