Current Affairs quiz with answers

1) Who will be next Police Commissioner in Delhi?
a. Raman Singh
b. Alok Verma ✔
c. Amitabh Kant
d. Rattan P Wattai
2)Who has been appointed as Director, Drinking Water?
a. Raman Singh
b. Hanif Qureshi ✔
c. Amitabh Kant
d. Rattan P Wattai3) MoU has been signed by Ministry of Railways and which state government for the formation of JV companies for Development of Railway Infrastructure?
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Telangana ✔
c. Karnataka
d. Tamil Nadu
4) NRDC has entered into an MoU with Indian Institute of Chemical Biology for promoting entrepreneurship. What does NRDC stand for?
a. National Resource Development Corporation
b. National Regional Development Corporation
c. National Research Development Corporation ✔
d. None of the above
5) Which are the bread basket states?
a. Northern states ✔
b. Southern states
c. Eastern states
d. Western states
6) An aquifer is which of the following?
a. Underground layer of water bearing rock
b. Rock from which water can be extracted
c. Both a and b ✔
7) Which Indian software company is buying a US based insurance technology platform called HealthPlan Services?
a. Wipro ✔
b. TCS
c. Infosys
d. Cognizant
8) In a major impact on world markets, Dow Jones industrial average was down by how much?
a. 300.3 points
b. 1.89 percent
c. 1.67percent
d. Both a and b ✔
9) Amazon has acquired 26% stake in which TATA owned publishing house?
a. Westland ✔
b. TataMcGraw Hill
c. Palgrave Macmillan
d. Tata Infomedia
10) National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) has been launched for which years by the Health Ministry?
a. 2015-2030
b. 2016-2030 ✔
c. 2015-2031
11) Australia has appointed which Indian origin diplomat as the next High Commissioner to India?
a. Harvinder Singh
b. Harindar Singh
c. Harinder Sidhu ✔
d. None of the above
12) South Korean workers have shut down the joint industrial park run with which nation?
a. China
b. Japan
c. North Korea ✔
d. Myanmar
13) NATO and which nation(s) have signed an agreement to improve cyber defence cooperation?
a. US
b. EU ✔
c. UK
d. Australia
14) Scientists have detected gravitational waves in fabric of space time predicted by Albert Einstein exactly 100 years ago using LIGO. What does LIGO stand for?
a. Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory ✔
b. Laser Interferometer Gravity-Wave Observatory
c. Laser Interceptor Gravitational-Wave Observatory
d. Light Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
15) SC has recently said that who has no role to play in issues regarding anti defection law?
a. Governor ✔
b. Speaker
c. MP
d. MLA
16) US Chamber of Commerce has just released its 4th Annual Global IP Index. What does IP stand for?
a. Immediate Possibilities
b. Infinite Possibilities ✔
c. Intellectual Possibilities
d. International Possibilities
17) Who has been appointed as OSD in DIPP?
a. Raman Singh
b. Ramesh Abhishek ✔
c. Amitabh Kant
d. Rattan P Wattai