Current Affairs Only Daily MCQ’s -23rd February 2017

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Q.1- Which of the following states have highest life expectancy at birth in India?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Sikkim
C. Kerala
D. Gujarat

Q.2- The recent issue on Sutlej Yamuna link canal is a dispute between which of the two states?

a) Himachal pradesh and Haryana
b) Punjab and Himachal Pradesh
c) Punjab and Haryana
d) Haryana and Delhi

Q.3- The Numaligarh oil refinery is located in which state?

a) Arunachal pradesh
b) Assam
c) Meghalaya
d) Mizoram

Q.4- Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016 were conferred on twenty-four writers. Who of the following was conferred with this award for his outstanding works of literary merit in the field of poetry?
a) Jerry Pinto
b) Nizam Siddiqui
c) Bulaki Sharma
d) Jnan Pujari

Q.5- As per a survey conducted by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the percentage of ‘Not of Standard Quality’ (NSQ) drugs in India is

a) 3.16 per cent
b) 4.16 per cent
c) 5.16 per cent
d) 6.16 per cent

Q.6- The Digital Payments 2020 report said that digital payment industry in India is expected to reach USD 500 billion by 2020. The report was published by which of the following institution/s?
a) World Bank
b) Google and World Bank
c) United Nations Economic and Social Council
d) Google and Boston Consulting Group

Q.7- With this country India in February 2017 agreed to cooperate in the fields of space programme, peaceful use of atomic energy and vocational training
a) Nigeria
b) Uganda
c) Kyrgyzstan
d) Tajikistan

Q.8- Who of the following was appointed as the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal in February 2017?

a) Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
b) Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan
c) Justice NP Singh
d) Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur

Q.9- Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), the retirement body of India has introduced single page composite claim form. Consider the following statements in context to the form.

I. Subscribers can withdraw money from their PF account without any attestation from employers.
II. The facility is available for subscribers whose Aadhaar number and bank account details are seeded with their Universal Account Number (UAN).
III. The EPFO has also done away with the practice of filing utilisation certificates for advances taken from their PF accounts.

Which of the above statements is correct?

a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Only I and II
d) I, II and III

Q.10- Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella on 22 February 2017 launched “Project Sangam” in India. The project aims to help the Indian government in which area?

I. To train people to get jobs
II. To help people get jobs through a professional networking website
III. To employ and empower low-skilled workers
IV. To give career counselling

Which of the above statements is correct?

a) Only I and II
b) I, II and III
c) I, II, III and IV
d) Only I and IV

ANSWERS:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
c c b d a d b a d b

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