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National Current Affairs Quiz - July 2017

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1. 10th Slum Yuva Daud flagged off at Khichripur in __________ as part of Adopt a Slum campaign of the Sports Ministry and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. ?

New Delhi
Mumbai
Pune
Patna
None of These


2. 4th North East Connectivity Summit will be held in _______ in September 2017 and 5th North East Connectivity Summit 2018 will be held in Arunachal Pradesh ?

Tripura
Manipur
Nagaland
Meghalaya
None of These


3. 5 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh) and a UT (________________) formally adopted Centre’s Government e-Marketplace (GeM) initiative, an Online Market platform to facilitate procurement of goods and services by various Ministries and agencies of Government. It aims to enhance transparency, efficiency and speed in public procurement of goods and services and eliminate corruption ?

Lakshadweep
Daman and Diu
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Puducherry
None of These


4. ___________ edition of Delhi Dialogue held With Theme India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years. Under this, annual track 1.5 event to discuss multi dimensional engagement between India and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Delhi ?

5th
7th
16th
18th
9th


5. A Delhi-based start-up has launched an app named ____________ that aims to assist people with disabilities to find accessible restaurants, tourist locations and other public places across India ?

MoreAbles
DifferentAbles
BillionAbles 
MillionAbles 
None of These


6. A massive plantation campaign of planting 6 Crore Plants in 12 Hours organized ______________, to save environment and conservation of the Narmada river ?

Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


7. According to NITI Aayog, ________________, Telangana and Gujarat are the three best-performing states in ease of doing business. ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Assam
Rajasthan
None of These


8. Agricultural Festival Dree celebrated by Apatani tribe of __________ ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


9. Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an MoU with Government of _______________, to accelerate development of civil aviation infrastructure in state and assess seveal issues confronting the same?

Uttarakhand
Goa
Gujarat
Rajasthan
None of These


10. American tech firm Oracle opened its first ‘Digital Hub’ in Asia Pacific region in Bengaluru (____________) ?

Goa
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


11. An indigenously developed S-band doppler weather radar (DWR), manufactured by Bharat Electronics Limited (BHEL) has been commissioned at Kochi (____________). Doppler weather radar is an observational tool for monitoring and predicting severe weather events ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Karnataka
Kerala
None of These


12. ___________ civil secretariat became first secretariat in country to be fully covered under Wi-Fi Local Area Network (LAN) coverage ?

Assam
Arunachal Pradesh
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


13. As per Government data, India’s food grain production increased by 8.7% to a record high __________ million tonne during 2016-17, better than previous best of 265.04 million in 2013-14 ?

573.38
473.38
173.38
373.38
273.38


14. As per global research firm Ipsos, Patanjali and Reliance Jio have been rated among top 10 most influential brands in India. Top 5 are - 

Rank Brand
1 _______________
2 Microsoft
3 Facebook
4 Patanjali
5 State Bank of India

?

Google
Reliance
Paytm
TCS
None of These


15. _________ government will raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of one-horned rhinos in state. Local youths hailing from the fringe areas of the Kaziranga national park will be considered for recruitment into proposed force ?

Nagaland
Meghalaya
Manipur
Assam
None of These


16. Bicentenary (200th anniversary) celebration of Paika Rebellion of _________ (1817) organised by Ministry of Culture in New Delhi.

  1. Paika Rebellion of 1817 is an armed rebellion against British colonialism, in response to tinkering of revenue system by British in 1803. At that juncture, Bakshi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar, military chief of King of Khurda, led the army of Paikas and forced the British to retreat.
Jharkhand
Madhya Pradesh
Odisha
Maharashtra
None of These


17. __________ state Government and MoU Central Civil Aviation Ministry signed MOU for promoting regional air connectivity in state ?

Jharkhand
Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Sikkim
None of These


18. Cabinet Approvals -

  1. Cadre Review of ______________________ for an increase of 23 posts at various levels.
  2. MoU with Netherlands for cooperation in space technology.
  3. IRDAI's admission as a signatory to International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMoU). IAIS is a global framework for cooperation and information exchange between insurance supervisors.
  4. Revision of Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) guidelines.  ICWF was set up in 2009 and is aimed at assisting Overseas Indian nationals in times of distress and emergency in most deserving cases on means tested basis.
Indian Administrative Service
Indian Defence Accounts Service
Indian Foreign Service
Indian Forest Service
None of These


19. _________ Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Became India's First Station to have an all-female work staff ?

Western Railways
Eastern Railways
Northern Railways
Central Railways
None of These


20. ___________ topped list in issuance of soil health cards among all states with over 43 lakh soil health cards (SHCs) to farmers in past 2 years and 7.90 lakh samples of soil were collected and examined during this period ?

Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Bihar
West Bengal
None of These


21. Civil Aviation Ministry appprved anti - ____________ law, replacing a 1982 - vintage law. New law covers offences against an aircraft or personnel even when it is on ground. Defaulters would now be punishable with Death penalty where such act results in death of any person and life imprisonment in other cases.

Hijacking
Kidnapping
Hacking
Phishing
None of These


22. Count of tigers in Uttarakhand came up to 242 in uttarakhand in 2017, second only to _____________ that has over 400 tigers ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Mizoram
Manipur
None of These


23. Delhi Developement Authority (DDA) signed MoU with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) for preparation of Master plan for Delhi (MPD) ___________________ ?

2031
2051
2021
2041
None of These


24. ______________ Government announced Free Surgery Scheme for its residents, which will enable them to get Free surgery in private hospitals at government’s cost if government hospitals fail to operate within a month ?

Odisha
Goa
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Delhi


25. ____________ Metro became world’s first completely ‘green’ Metro system after secured platinum rating for adherence to green building norms for its 10 residential colonies from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) ?

Banglaore
Jaipur
Delhi
Lucknow
None of These


26. __________ became 2nd state to launch e-RTI portal that will enable citizens to file online Right to Information (RTI), after Maharashtra ?

Delhi
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Odisha
None of These


27. _________ government constituted state Names Authority as a seperate body mandated to name government roads and institutions under state purview. It will be headed by deputy CM Manish Sisodia ?

Jharkhand
Delhi
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


28. _________police will be the first state police in India to get super cop belt, a specially designed belt widely used by Police in various Foreign Lands. It will help cops to keep things like Gun, Mobile Pouch, Security Batten, Wireless Set Pouch & ammunition pouch ?

Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Delhi
Odisha
None of These


29. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (Ministry of Commerce & Industry) signed agreement with __________ State Council of Science and Technology to establish India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at Patent Information Centre, under World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) TISC program ?

Manipur
Meghalaya
Jammu and Kashmir
Haryana
Punjab


30. ESIC and DGFASLI (___________________) signed MOU for collaboration in occupational health and prevention of occupational injuries and diseases ?

Directorate General Factory Advice Safety & Labour Institutes
Directorate General Fuel Advice Service & Labour Institutes
Directorate General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes
Directorate General Fuel Advice Safety & Labour Institutes
None of These


31. Environment Ministry approved 3 projects for climate change adaptation in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim for funding under NAFCC (________________) -

  1. Sikkim - Addressing issue of water security which are directly identified as climate resilience building interventions under SAPCC.
  2. Rajasthan - Bolstering water security in villages under Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan.
  3. Gujarat - Enhancing adaptive capacity of natural resource dependent communities to climate change in targeted villages of Kachchh district.
National Adaptation Fuel for Climate Change
National Accustomed Fund for Climate Change
National Acclamation Fund for Climate Change
National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change
None of These


32. Erode (_____________) based Five P Venture India and Central Silk Board (CSB) signed agreement for development and commercialization of handloom silk products ?

Telangana
Tamilnadu
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


33. Finance Ministry launched PMVVY (Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana) , a pension scheme exclusively for senior citizens aged min ___________ years. Under this, senior citizens will get guaranteed interest of 8% for 10 years depending upon investment made by them ?

60
58
62
65
None of These


34. Global Conglomerate Siemens opened its first digital factory in India in Thane (_______________). Its Siemens' third digital factory globally after one each in Germany and China ?

Telangana
Odisha
Goa
Gujarat
Maharashtra


35. __________ Government has set up GST facilitation centres in ward offices across state, to assist taxpayers in resolving their technical issues related to migration to GST - registration, amendments, return filing and payments ?

Gujarat
Goa
Maharashtra
Telangana
None of These


36. _________________ launched recruiting app Hire for small and medium sized businesses that integrates with G Suite, to compete with Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. Hire is an efficient app for managing recruitment prcesss from identifying talent to managing end-to-end interview process ?

Google
Yahoo
Facebook
Microsoft
None of These


37. Goverment Approved Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)'s raising INR 660 crores in bonds for EBRs (_____________) in 2017-18. ?

Economical Budgetary Renewables
Ecological Budgetary Resources
Economical Budgetary Resources
Extra Budgetary Renewables
Extra Budgetary Resources


38. Government allotted INR 100 crores to _______ under phase II of Swadesh Darshan Scheme ?

Goa
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
None of These


39. Government allowed Reliance Aerostructure to develop Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park at Mihan SEZ in Nagpur (____________) ?

Goa
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Rajasthan
None of These


40. Government approved enhancement of age of superannuation of Medical Officers of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles from 60 to _________ years ?

70
55
58
62
65


41. Government approved establishment of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in ______________ (Uttar Pradesh). It will be named as IRRI South Asia Regional Centre (ISARC) and will be set up at campus of National Seed Research and Training Centre (NSRTC).

  1. For this purpose, Agreement has been signed between India and IRRI Philippines. Centre of Excellence in Rice Value Addition (CERVA) will be also established in Varanasi.
Lucknow
Varanasi
Kanpur
Allahabad
None of These


42. Government extended 2nd phase of BharatNet project that aims at covering remaining 1.50 lakh Gram Panchayats (GPS), with expenditure of Rs.42,068 crores.

  1. Government modified strategy of BharatNet project for providing broadband connectivity to all Gram Panchayats by March ______________.
  2. Government is still working on completing phase I of project for which deadline was March 2017. It was able to lay optical fibre in nearly 1 lakh GPs, however, only 22,000 GPs are provided Internet connectivity as of now due to equipment procurement issues.
2018
2019
2020
2021
None of These


43. Government for first time approved 3 infrastructure proposals to address infrastructure problem under TIES (_____________). Projects are - Integrated Cargo Terminal at Imphal Airport, Modernisation of infrastructure facility for marine exports in Karnataka and construction of a Standard Design Factory building at Cochin Special Economic Zone.

  1. TIES replaces Assistance to States for creating Infrastructure for the Development and growth of Exports (ASIDE) scheme to enhance export competitiveness by bridging gap in export infrastructure. It is being implemented from FY18 till FY20 with budgetary allocation of 600 crores.
Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme
Trade Infrastructure for Econoical Scheme
Trade Infrastructure for Ecological Scheme
Trade Internal for Export Scheme
None of These


44. Government merged Ministries of Urban development and Housing and urban poverty alleviation. Merged Ministry will be known as MoHUA (Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs). With this, Central Government now has _______________ ministries ?

35
71
61
41
51


45. Government laid Foundation stone of India’s biggest Global Skill Park was laid in Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). It park will come up on 37 acre land allotted in Narela Shankari area of Bhopal, with support of ___________’s Institute of Technical Education and Education Services (ITEES) ?

Vietnam
Singapore
Russia
Spain
None of These


46. Government launched _____________ Mobile App for Road Maintenance, aiming to useGIS based mapping for making road inventories, condition surveys, and producing cost estimates etc. for preparation and monitoring of annual road maintenance plans ?

Aarambh
Sulabh
Sahaj
Pahal
None of These


47. Government launched Swachh Survekshan-2018 to rank all ____________ cities and towns of country in terms of cleanliness with slogan Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai ?

6,041
5,041
3,041
2,041
4,041


48. Government of ____________ has set a target of planting over 8 Cr plant saplings by end of August 2017, under Harihar campaign ?

Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Odisha
Assam
None of These


49. Government released grant-in-aid of 51.3 crores to State Government of ___________, for rescue and relief operations required on account of flash floods ?

Nagaland
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Manipur
None of These


50. Government will open residential schools for scheduled caste girls in educationally backward districts. Schools will have classes from VI to XII and ______________________ seats will be reserved for SC girls and remaining for Girls from BPL families in other categories ?

90 %
80 %
50 %
60 %
70 %


51. HRD Ministry will remove no-detention policy from Right to Education Act __________ from next academic year.

  1. Under this, no child is detained or held back in any class or expelled till completion of elementary education covering classes 1 to 8.
  2. As per records, this policy has resulted in improvement in enrollments but has brought down academic standards
2009
2006
2003
2001
None of These


52. Harsimrat Kaur Badal (Minister of Food Processing Industry) laid foundation stone for First Maize (मक्का) based Mega Food Park in Kapurthala (________________) ?

Goa
Maharashtra
Punjab
Gujarat
None of These


53. _____________ food and drugs administration department banned mixing of liquid nitrogen with any drink or food article, under section 34 of Food Safety and Standards Act (FSS) 2006. It came after a cocktail accident (due to mixing of liquid nitrogen in cocktail) at Gurgaon pub in April 2016 burnt a hole in a man’s stomach ?

Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Goa
Haryana
None of These


54. ____________ government will set up a modern ornamental fish hatchery in Jhajjar district ?

Rajasthan
Himachal Pradesh
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana


55. Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda unveiled National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Malaria Elimination (2017-22). It has set elimination deadline for malaria by ______________, three years ahead of global deadline. NSP is based on 2016 National Framework for Malaria Elimination framed with support of WHO’s Global Technical Strategy for Malaria, 2016-2030 ?

2024
2030
2027
2033
None of These


56. Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA) that was set up on June 01, 2017. 10 islands in Andaman & Nicobar and _____________ have been identified for holistic development in first phase. ?

Lakshadweep
Daman and Diu
Puducherry
Goa
None of These


57. Jute – ICARE (______________________________) was launched in 2015 to popularize better agronomic practices and recently developed microbial-assisted retting among farmers intensively in a few blocks in West Bengal and Assam on pilot basis. It Resulted in increase of earnings of jute farmers by over INR 10,000 per hectare ?

Improved Cultivation and Advanced Rating Exercise for Jute
Improved Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise for Jute
Improved Cultural and Advanced Retting Exercise for Jute
Improved Cultural and Advanced Rating Exercise for Jute
None of These


58. India declared itself free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and ____________ ). ?

H5N8
H5N4
H5N2
H5N10
None of These


59. India launched its first petroleum Research & Development (R&D) facility for testing high-end BS-VI quality fuel emissions in Faridabad (_____________). This facility is designed to test all types of fuel products, to ensure that it meets superior BS-VI norms to be implemented by April 2020 ?

Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Goa
None of These


60. India will host 51-day Long 8th International Theatre Olympics in February _________________. It will be first ever Hosting of greatest carnival of theatre in world by India. It be organised by National School of Drama (NSD) and Union Culture Ministry ?

2021
2020
2019
2018
None of These


61. India will invite __________________ as Chief Guest for 2018 Republic Day celebrations.

President of Russia
President of USA
President of France
Leaders of 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
None of These


62. India's Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) partenred with with _____________ Exchange (EGX) for cooperation in exchange of information across business areas ?

Estonian
Egyptian
Ethiopian
Eritrean
None of These


63. Indian Railways launched India’s first solar powered diesel multiple unit (DEMU) broad gauge train with a 1600 Horse Power (HP) Engine. Train will run from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in _______________.

  1. Solar energy system fitted in DEMU train would result in saving 5.25 lakh litres of diesel per train over 25 years. It will also help in reducing 1350 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per train over 25 years.
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Haryana


64. Indian Railways launched Rail SAARTHI (________________________) mobile application to cater to various passenger requirements including ticket booking, inquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal on a single platform ?

Synergised Advanced application Rail Travel Help and Information
Symmetric Advanced application Rail Travel Help and Information
Synthetic Advanced application Rail Travel Help and Information
Symmetric Advanced application Rail Travel Help and Information
None of These


65. Indian Railways launched RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

  1. RailCloud works on Cloud Computing system, an emerging technology for faster and on demand commensurate deployment of server resources which results in reduced cost.
  2. RailCloud has been developed by rail PSU RailTel as part of Railways strategic IT initiative, IR—OneICT.
  3. ________________________(Grievance Portal) Became First IT application to be hosted on RailCloud.
  4. Cashless treatment Scheme in Emergency (CTSE) also launched to provide Comprehensive Health Care Facilities through in-house health Institutions, supplementing with referrals to recognized hospitals whenever necessary.
PAHAL
SULABH
SAHAJ
NIVARAN
None of These


66. Indian government will organize a global food fair in ____________ in November as World Food India 2017, to provide a platform to Indian farmers and manufacturers to showcase their products and explore partnerships with foreign companies.?

Ahmedabad
Jaipur
Delhi
Pune
None of These


67. ______________ announced exemption of fees for its transgender students of all programmes ?

Delhi University
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Savitribai Phule Pune University
University of Hyderabad
None of These


68. International Migration Outlook report 2017 released by __________________ ?

World Bank
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
International Monetary Fund
Asian Development Bank
None of These


69. __________________ Government Hosted first ever ‘Cultrue of Cruise’ cultural programme at Dal Lake (Srinagar), aimed to bring artists from various fields on one stage ?

Rajasthan
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Jammu and Kashmir
None of These


70. ______________ CM Raghubar Das inaugurated India’s largest fresh water aquarium Ranchi Machchli Ghar in Ranchi. It is spread in over 36,000 sq feet area with 58 fish tanks ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Goa
None of These


71. _____________government launched Elevate 100 scheme to identify and nurture innovative start-ups. It aims to identify 100 most innovative start-ups in state and elevate them to higher success ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
West Bengal
None of These


72. _____________ hosted International Conference on Reclaiming Social Justice, Revisiting Ambedkar to mark 126th birth Anniversary of B R Ambedkar ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


73. _____________ Government launched G-Ride app as a digital ride sharing platform. It will aim at bringing down number of vehicles used by people. ?

Mizoram
Manipur
Karnataka
Kerala
None of These


74. ______________ government will set up stray dog zoos to keep them off streets in the State ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Odisha
Karnataka
Kerala


75. ___________ hosted 5th edition of South India Writers Ensemble (SIWE) literary festival with tolerance as core theme ?

Karnataka
Telangana
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


76. Lok Sabha passed Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill 2017 to allow ____________ IIITs established on a PPP model to grant degrees and get statutory status. IIITs will also be given status of Institute of National Importance, Like IITs and NITs.

  1. Government initiated opening 20 IIITs with private partnership of which 15 are already operational, at Cost of INR 128 crores each. Centre contributed 50% of amount, states 35% and private partners remaining 15%.
15
18
21
25
None of These


77. Lok Sabha passed _______________ Bill 2017 to -

  1. Declares these as institutions of national importance and empower these institutions to attain standards of global excellence in management, management research and allied areas of knowledge.
  2. It also grants complete administrative, academic and financial autonomy to these B-Schools and allow them to grant degrees.
Indian Institutes of Technology
Indian Institutes of Information Technology
Indian Institutes of Management
National Institutes of Technology
None of These


78. _________’s school education department is implementing Hamari Shala Kaisi Ho and Shala Siddhi Karyakram in all government schools of the state in order to provide qualitative education to students ?

Rajasthan
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Madhya Pradesh
None of These


79. __________ High Court ruled that Vande Mataram should be sung in all schools and colleges across Tamil Nadu atleast once in a week and in government and private offices atleast once in a month?

Allahabad
Hyderabad
Delhi
Jodhpur
Madras


80. __________ become first state to provide women an injectable contraceptive for free, Medroxyprogesterone acetate (a birth-control hormone) ?

Goa
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Gujarat
None of These


81. ___________ government approved revised Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree scheme that benefits families with yearly income under INR 7.5 lakh. It aims at improving skewed girl child ratio in state and was launched by state government on April 1, 2016 in place of ‘Sukanya’ scheme ?

Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


82. ___________ state government will create cycle tracks through'streets with cycle track project to encourage use of bicycles, to ease congestion and reduce air pollution. ?

Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


83. __________’s women commission signed agreement with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for rescue and rehabilitation of women who are victims of sex trafficking, acid attack and domestic violence ?

Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


84. __________ Government declared present Flood situation in State as a Severe State Calamity. ?

Manipur
Assam
Nagaland
Arunachal Pradesh
None of These


85. ___________ Government launched flagship program Livelihood Intervention and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship (LIFE), aiming at state's 2144 villages in 2017 - 18. It will focus on capacity building of SHGs (Self-Help Groups) ?

Assam
Nagaland
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


86. ____________ launched Kaizala productivity designed to enhance collaboration and communication experience for Indian enterprises. It will enable organizations to interact with people within organization and outside like partners and vendors more conveniently ?

Facebook
Linkedin
Google
Microsoft
None of These


87. __________ signed an agreement with National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) to offer Microsoft Aspire School Program (MASP) Pro Plus to over 55,000 member schools in India. It aims to equip schools with technology and innovative learning solutions ?

Google
Microsoft
Facebook
Adobe
None of These


88. Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Harshvardhan launched 2 useful apps on occasion of Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences. 

  1. ____________ app -
    1. It will provide ocean information services of ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) directly to end user, to remove delay in dissemination of valuable information.
  2. India Quake App -
    1. It will provide Earthquakes related information compiled by National Centre for Seismology (NCS) directly to end user, to remove delay in dissemination of valuable information.   It will also help in reducing panic amongst people during an earthquake. For example, if an earthquake occurs in Afghanistan and is strongly felt in Delhi, then people in Delhi will know in less than 2 minutes that earthquake has actually occurred in Afghanistan and not in Delhi.
Purva Vani
Akash Vani
Sagar Tarang
Sagar Umang
Sagar Vani 


89. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju inaugurated Research Institution of World Ancient, Traditional, Culture & Heritage (RIWATCH) Museum at Roing in _____________ ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Assam
Manipur
None of These


90. Minister of State for Minority Affairs (IC) & Parliamentary Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated first Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centre in Hyderabad (__________________) -

  1. Government will establish Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres in 100 districts of country, aimed at implying employability skills in youth belonging to Minority communities.
Karnataka
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
None of These


91. Ministry of AYUSH has constituted a NBPDYN (____________________) for regulation of education & practice of Yoga & Naturopathy ?

Native Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga & Naturopathy
Nodal Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga & Naturopathy
National Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga & Naturopathy
New Board for Promotion and Development of Yoga & Naturopathy
None of These


92. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of FPC (_______________) for improving newborn health.

  1. FPC is an important concept of health care as it provides partnership between health care staff and families in care of sick newborns admitted in Special Newborn Care Units (SNCU). FPC are needed as Sick and newborn are highly vulnerable and require careful nurturing in order to survive neonatal period and first year of life.
Family Perfection Care
Family Participatory Care
Fuel Participatory Care
Fuel Perfection Care
None of These


93. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed MOU with Government of West Bengal to to set up a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine at _______________ ?

Siliguri
Kolkata
Howrah
Hooghly
None of These


94. Ministry of Housing and Urban Development approved construction of 30,000 affordable houses in _________________’s Sholapurdistrict for urban poor on private land under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). It is first such project to be taken up on private land under PMAY(U). Earlier approved projects for affordable housing projects were built on lands belonging to state government / municipal corporations.

Himachal Pradesh
Gujarat
Goa
Maharashtra
None of These


95. Ministry of Rural Development will launch AGEY (___________________), a sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). AGEY aims to provide alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) by facilitating them to operate public transport services in backward rural areas ?

Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana
Aajeevika Gau Express Yojana
Aajeevan Grameen Express Yojana
Aajeevan Gau Express Yojana
None of These


96. Ministry of Science & Technology launched National Biopharma Mission as first ever Industry-Academia mission to accelerate biopharmaceutical development in India. Under this, ministry also launched Innovate in India (i3) program to create an enabling ecosystem to promote entrepreneurship and indigenous manufacturing in sector.

  1. Innovate in India (i3) program i3 is a flagship program of India that will witness an investment of _____________ with $125 million as a loan from world Bank. It is committed to make India a hub for design and development of novel, affordable and effective biopharmaceutical products and solutions.
  2. It will strive to increase India’s global biopharmaceutical market share from current 2.8% to 5%.
$250 million
$150 million
$350 million
$450 million
None of These


97. Ministry of Women and Child Development launched an online patform ‘SHe-box (_____________________) to enable women employees of the Central government to file complaints related to sexual harassment at work place ?

Sexual Harassment Electrical Box
Sexual Harassment Electronic Box
Sexual Harassment Economical Box
Sexual Harassment Electronic Board
None of These


98. Minority Affairs Ministry has launched Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 in _______________, aimed at containing declining population of Parsi communityin India ?

Ahmedabad
Jaipur
Delhi
Mumbai
None of These


99. ______________ launched India's first Mobile Ticketing System 'OnGo' which will help commuters pass the AFC gates using their mobile phones.

  1. Additionally, Lucknow metro will be India’s first metro network to offer free drinking water and toilet facilities and will have its own FM radio station.
Lucknow Metro
Delhi Metro
Jaipur Metro
Kolkata Metro
Mumbai Metro 


100. NITI (_________________________) Aayog approved 6 transport proposals of transport ministry to improve public transport. It includes high-tech mass rapid transportation technologies such as metrinohyperlooppod taxisstadler buseshybrid buses and freight rail road ?

National Institution for Technical India
Native Institution for Transforming India
National Institution for Transforming India
Nodal Institution for Transforming India
None of These


101. NITSER (National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research) Amendment Bill has been passed in Rajya Sabha, to introduce 2 new Institutions namely Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati and IISER ________________ in Second Schedule of NITSER Act 2007 ?

Berhampur
Delhi
Guwahati
Jaipur
None of These


102. ____________ has been declared as disturbed area for 6 more months under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), which empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere without any prior notice to civil administration. ?

Assam
Nagaland
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


103. National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) and Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) launched a joint venture company to set up an aluminium park at Angul (_______________) with Investment of INR 180 crores ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Goa
None of These


104. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted national-level Conference on Crowd Management at Thiruvananthapuram in _______ ?

Odisha
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala


105. National Green Tribunal (NGT) declared 100 metres from edge of the ____________ river between Haridwar and Unnao as “No-Development Zone”. NGT imposed nationwide ban on use of kite strings (manja), made of nylon or any synthetic material, as it poses threat to animals and humans ?

Yamuna
Satluj
Ganga
Tapti
None of These


106. National Security Guard (NSG) organized First International Aviation Security Seminar in Manesar (___________) ?

Jharkhand
Rajasthan
Bihar
Haryana
None of These


107. New Delhi-based TERI (_______________) is ranked 2nd among world’s best climate think tank by International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG) in category 2016 Top Climate Think Tanks in the Rest of the World-Absolute Global Rankings. It was announced during ICCG’s 23rd annual conference of European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) in Athens (Greece) ?

The Energy Renewables Institute
The Energy Resources Institute
The Economy Resources Institute
The Economy Research Institute
None of These


108. ________ CM Naveen Patnaik dedicated to nation the state’s longest bridge and named it after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The 2.88 km bridge connects Barang on outskirts of Bhubaneswar with Judicial Academy Chhak in Cuttack. State Government will also set up an international standard sports city in state.

?

Odisha
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Telangana
None of These


109. Odisha Government inaugurated computerisation of PACS (_______________) and launched RuPay Kisan Credit cards.

  1. Odisha is first state to implement an integrated Core Banking Solution Project for farmers, to ensure transparency. It will cover all 3 tiers of short term cooperative credit structure - state cooperative bank, district central cooperative banks and 2,708 primary agriculture cooperative societies.
Purity Affirmative Cooperative Societies
Primary Affirmative Cooperative Societies
Primary Agricultural Cultural Societies
Purity Agricultural Cooperative Societies
Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies


110. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Textiles India 2017 as India’s first ever mega textiles trade fair at Gandhinagar (_____________). This 3 day fair will aims to showcase India as a global sourcing hub and investment destination for manufacturers world-wide ?

Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Goa
Jharkhand
None of These


111. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated a memorial for former Indian President A P J Abdul Kalam at his birthplace near Rameswaram (__________) ?

Tamilnadu
Kerala
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


112. Parliament passed Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill 2017 after it was approved by Rajya Sabha. It amends Collection of Statistics Bill 2008 that facilitates collection of statistics related to social, economic, demographic, scientific and environmental aspects by central, state and local governments. Changes are -

  1. Bill extends jurisdiction of the parent act to the state of ________________ for collection of statistics.
  2. It adds provisions for appointment of a nodal officer by government, who will coordinate statistical activities.
  3. The Bill removes provision dealing with information collected under it only is used for statistical purposes and allows government to determine manner in which such information collected will be used for statistical purposes.
Gujarat
Goa
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Jammu and Kashmir


113. President Pranab Mukherjee approved __________ Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2016. ________ is first state to formulate a law to punish social boycott. ?

Maharashtra
Gujarat
Goa
Rajasthan
None of These


114. President Pranab Mukherjee approved a bill banning hookah bars in _____________, provisioning max Jail term of 3 years for violators ?

Goa
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
None of These


115. President Pranab Mukherjee approved promulgation of The Prevention of cruelty to Animals Ordinance, 2017 by Governor of _____________in pursuance of Article 213 of Constitution.

  1. It now legalises Kambala, bullock cart races and bull runs as traditional sports involving animals and exempt them from Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.
Odisha
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Kerala
Karnataka


116. President Pranab Mukherjee dedicated BML Munjal University to nation.

  1. BML Munjal University (BMU) is based in _______________. It was founded by promoters of Hero Group and is named after group's chairman and founder Brij Mohan Lall Munjal.
Chhattisgarh
Haryana
Jharkhand
Odisha
None of These


117. President Pranab Mukherjee launched 2 programmes to take education to remote areas with help of technology - Swayam and Swayam Prabha.

  1. Under Swayam, courses would be offered through digital classrooms with online study material available free of cost in videos
  2. SWAYAM Prabha is set of 32 DTH channels operationalised for telecasting high quality educational content free of charge using the GSAT-15 satellite transponders.
  3. Prez also launched a National Academic Depository where verified educational records would be digitally stored by universities or a board to counter forgery. National Digital Library is also launched as large online library containing 6.5 million books.
  4. Prez also inaugurated Ashiana Annexe In Dehradun (_______________________), comprising 12 low cost dwelling units to accommodate officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan during Presidential visits to Retreat at ‘Ashiana'.
Chhattisgarh
Uttarakhand
Bihar
Jharkhand
None of These


118. ___________ Government approved new transport policy that abolishes system of district transport officers (DTO) and restructures transport department. A special task force has been set up and the state police to crack down on all illegall buses. Permits will be valid for a 5 years from date of issue ?

Punjab
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Bihar
None of These


119. ______________ Government launched flagship care companion health scheme, aiming to improve patient outcomes through better family engagement and education ?

Bihar
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Uttarakhand
Punjab


120. _________ government launched Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar scheme by flagging off over 100 uber MOTO bikes. Under this, state government will provide commercial two wheelers and four wheelers to unemployed youth at subsidized rates ?

Haryana
Punjab
Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim
None of These


121. Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) signed MoU with NBCC (____________________) for redevelopment of 10 railway stations on global standards - Tirupati, Nellore, Puducherry, Sarai Rohilla (Delhi), Madgaon, Lucknow, Gomtinagar, Kota, Thane (New) and Ernakulam. A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) will be formed as a Joint Venture (JV) company between RLDA and NBCC on 50:50 basis ?

National Building Construction Corporation
Nodal Building Construction Corporation
Native Building Construction Corporation
New Building Construction Corporation
None of These


122. Raipur’s Swami Vivekananda Airport (_______________) ranked first in Customer Satisfaction among 49 airports in country with score of 4.84 score out of 5. Raipur airport is followed by Udaipur, Amritsar and Dehradun airports ?

Goa
Rajasthan
Bihar
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh


123. ________________ became first State to set minimum educational qualifications for contesting elections to village cooperative societies and various other cooperative bodies, amending State Cooperative Societies Rules 2003.

  1. ______________ will also be first state to establish Recruitment Board by Cooperative Committees, to ensure more and efficient employment in cooperatives.
Rajasthan
Goa
Gujarat
Bihar
None of These


124. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited and Cement Corporation of India signed MOU to set up 2 MTPA (Million Tonnes Per Annum) Fly Ash and Blast Furnace Slag based Cement Plant in Vishakhapatnam (______________) as a Joint Venture in 2 phases of 1 million tonne capacity each.

Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


125. Reliance Jio Infocomm launched Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system as world’s longest 100 Gbps technology-based submarine system. It stretches over _______________ from Marseille (France) to Hong Kong, with 21 cable landings across Asia and Europe.

  1. A submarine cable system is a cable system that consists of telecom and internet cables, which are laid on the seabed between land-based stations. These cables carry telecommunication and data signals across stretches of oceans.
  2. AAE-1 is a combination of leading telecom service providers from Europe, Middle East and Asia. It will link with other cable systems and fibre networks to deliver direct access to all global markets.
50,000 km
35,000 km
10,000 km
15,000 km
25,000 km


126. Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Ministry announced assistance of INR 200 crores to ____________ for repairs of National Highways damaged due to heavy rains and INR 400 Crores for dredging work in Brahmaputra river ?

Assam
Tripura
Meghalaya
Manipur
None of These


127. State government of ______________ appointed a four-member food commission headed by Rajkishore Swain, in accordance with National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013. It has came in line with supreme court's recent announcement that National Food Security (NFS) Act 2013 has not been implemented properly and has been postponed by various states.

Bihar
Jharkhand
Madhya Pradesh
Chhattitsgarh
None of These


128. Student- scientist connect programme _________ has been officially launched in Delhi, jontly by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) ?

Sulabh
Sahaj
Pahal
Jigyasa 
None of These


129. Supreme Court allowed Government to replace oversight committee set up to supervise functioning of Medical Council of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of five eminent doctors. Oversight committee was set up by SC in May 2016 to oversee MCI’s functioning. It was led by former Chief Justice _____________.

P. Sathasivam
J. S. Khehar
H. L. Dattu
T. S. Thakur
R.M. Lodha


130. Supreme Court asked Union government to formalise appointment of ____________ through law as currently there is no transparency in eligibility criteria required for a person to be appointed as same.

President
RBI Governor
Election Commissioner
Attorney General
None of These


131. Supreme Court exempted _________ and Andaman and Nicobar Islands from ban on sale of liquor within 500 metres of National and State Highways ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Tripura
Assam
Goa
None of These


132. Supreme Court ruled that police cannot arrest accused family without conducting a preliminary inquiry under dowry harassment cases filed under Section ______________ of Indian Penal Code (IPC), in view of misuse of anti-dowry harassment law framed in 1983.

298A
398A
418A
428A
498A


133. Supreme Court will set up a nine-judge bench to decide whether Right to _________ in India can be defined as a fundamental right under Constitution or not ?

Privacy 
Security
Education
Financial Freedom
None of These


134. __________ government imposed a cap on weight of bags carried by school children in order to prevent any physical disorders ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
None of These


135. ________ government launched grievances redressal portal called Janahitha, as a fast and single window facility for all public grievances ?

Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Assam
Telangana


136. ___________ will be First Indian state to have eco-friendly bridges for easy movement of tigers, over a canal cutting across tiger corridor linking Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra with forests in Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. ?

Telangana
Maharashtra
Assam
Tripura
None of These


137. _________ will be first state to build India’s first university exclusively for Dalit students in 2018 ?

Tripura
Assam
Telangana
Nagaland
None of These


138. ________ will present a separate agriculture budget for state from next year (2018 - 19), aiming to boost Agriculture sector with more focus and funds ?

Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Karnataka
Telangana
None of These


139. UP Government launched UP RERA (_________________) website - http://www.up-rera.in, putting details of all real estate projects and builders in public domain and accessible for all ?

Reel Economy Regulatory Authority
Reel Estate Regulatory Authority
Real Economy Regulatory Authority
Real Estate Restrictive Authority
Real Estate Regulatory Authority


140. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) launched ___________ mobile application for syncing Aadhaar data on mobile phones. It will allow users to carry their unique Aadhaar information including name, DOB, address, linked photograph etc. on their smartphones. App will also allow users to lock or unlock biometrics data ?

myAadhaar
IndAadhaar
mAadhaar 
uniAadhaar
None of These


141. ___________ Government launched free power connection scheme for BPL card holders in state, initially at 624 places ?

Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Uttar Pradesh
Jharkhand
None of These


142. __________ Government re-named Kanpur and Bareilly airports after freedom fighter Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi and as Nath Nagri respectively ?

Uttar Pradesh
Assam
Nagaland
Goa
None of These


143. __________ Government will launch ‘Pink’ air-conditioned buses installed with CCTV cameras exclusively for women, with all women staff ?

Gujarat
West Bengal
Sikkim
Bihar
Uttar Pradesh




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