Current Affairs MCQ's -1st January

📋  Current Affairs MCQ’s – 01 January, 2017

  1. Name the Aadhaar-based app that was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to facilitate digital cash transactions with a thumbprint.
    a) BHIM ✅
    b) ARJUN
    c) INDRA
    d) BAPU
  1. The ATM withdrawal limit will be increased to what amount from existing Rs 2500 from 1 January 2017.
    a) Rs 3000
    b) Rs 3500
    c) Rs 4000
    d) Rs 4500 ✅
  1. Name the sports authority of India that was de-recognised by the Union Government in last week of December 2016.
    a) Indian Powerlifting Federation
    b) Indian Olympic Association ✅
    c) Indian Professional Boxing Association
    d) All India Football Federation
  1. As part of its efforts to promote digital payments, the RBI has extended the period of enhanced Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) limit to _______.
    a) Rs 10000
    b) Rs 15000
    c) Rs 20000 ✅
    d) Rs 3000
  1. With this country India in December 2016 signed the 3rd protocol for amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA).
    a) Singapore ✅
    b) Japan
    c) Switzerland
    d) Mauritius
  1. China in December 2016 blocked India’s proposal at UN to list a person as a designated terrorist. Name the person for whom the proposal was made.
    a) Sayeed Salahudeen
    b) Masood Azhar ✅
    c) Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
    d) Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi
  1. Name the ordinance that was promulgated by President Pranab Mukherjee on 30 December 2016.
    a) Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 ✅
    b) Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2016
    c) Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ordinance, 2016
    d) None of the above
  1. He was sworn-in as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi in December 2016.
    a) Ajai Raj Sharma
    b) Romesh Bhandari
    c) Anil Baijal ✅
    d) None of the above
  1. Name the Air Marshal who took the charge of Eastern Air Command (EAC) in December 2016.
    a) Air Marshal C Hari Kumar
    b) Air Marshal R Nambiar ✅
    c) Air Marshal Anil Chopra
    d) Air Marshal Arjan Singh
  1. US has expelled 35 diplomats of a country as punishment for vote meddling. Name the country whose diplomats were expelled by the US.
    a) China
    b) Russia ✅
    c) Israel
    d) Maldives
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