Quiz 462 – Daily Current Affairs

1. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Rajya Sabha has passed the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
  2. The Bill seeks to amend the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
  3. It aims at increasing women’s participation in the workforce which is ‘decreasing day-by-day’.

Select the correct from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

2. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Union Minister has launched MSME Databank Portal and Online Finance Facilitation Web Portal.
  2. It aims to gather information about micro, small and medium enterprises.
  3. Online Finance Facilitation Web Portal will provide collective funding options for MSMEs.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

3. Which of the following became the first state to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014?

(a) Kerala

(b) Assam

(c) Gujarat

(d) Madhya Pradesh


 

4. Which of the following state has launched ‘Rhino horn verification process’?

(a) Kerala

(b) Assam

(c) Gujarat

(d) Madhya Pradesh


 

5. Consider the following statements:

  1. Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and South Africa in the field of Tourism.
  2. The MoU was signed in July 2016.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


 

6. The objective of MoU between India and South Africa is/are

(a) Expand bilateral cooperation in the tourism sector.

(b) Exchange information and data related to tourism.

(c) Promote safe, honourable and sustainable tourism.

(d) All of these.


 

7. Consider the following statements:

  1. K M Hanumantharayappa has assumed the charge as the new Chairman of Central Silk Board (CSB).
  2. The Period of this post is for five years.
  3. He is the 25th Chairman of the Central Silk Board.

Select the correct answer:

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 3

(c) Both 2 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

8. Who among the following has won the sportsman of the year in ‘2016 Laureus World Sports Awards’?

(a) Novak Djokovic

(b) Lionel Messi

(c) Andy Murrey

(d) Virat Kohli


 

9. Who among the following has won the sportswoman of the year in ‘2016 Laureus World Sports Awards’?

(a) Sarena Williams

(b) Carli Lioyd

(c) Christine Sinclair

(d) Marta


 

10. Which of the following statement(s) about ‘Laureus World Sports Awards’ is/are correct?

  1. It is an annual award that honours remarkable sportspersons (men and women) around the world of sport.
  2. It is given by Laureus World Sports Academy.
  3. The first ceremony was held in 1990 in Monte Carlo.

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 1 and 2

(c) Both 1 and 3

(d) All of these.


 

11. The ‘Saraswati Samman’ was established in

(a) 1986

(c) 1989

(c) 1991

(d) 1994


 

12. Who among the following has won ‘2016 Global Indian of the Year award’?

(a) Saniya Mirza

(b) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

(c) Priyanka Chopra

(d) Dipika Padukon.


 

Answers:

  1. (d)
  2. (d) At 14th Meeting of National Board, the Union Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has launched this Portal.
  3. (b)
  4. (b)
  5. (c)
  6. (d)
  7. (b) He is a senior political leader from BJP.
  8. (a)
  9. (a)
  10. (b) The first ceremony was held on May 25, 2000 in Monte Carlo.
  11. (c) The Saraswati Samman was established on 1991 by the K. K. Birla Foundation.
  12. (b) Bollywood Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has won the 2016 Global Indian of the Year award at the NRI of the Year award function held in Mumbai.

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