Current Affairs Quiz 5 August 2018

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Question 1: Pin Valley National Park is located in which state?
A. Arunachal Pradesh
B. Assam
C. J & K
D. Himachal Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

Some National Parks in Himachal Pradesh: Great Himalayan Park, Pin Valley National Park.

Question 2: Who topped the State Investment Potential Index-2017 by NCAER?
A. New Delhi
B. Gujarat
C. Tamilnadu
D. Karnataka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Gujarat had topped State Investment Potential Index in 2016 and 2017 but in 2018 it is New Delhi.

Question 3: What is the tagline of Vijaya Bank?
A. A Friend You can Bank Upon
B. A Name You can Bank Upon
C. A Partner You can Bank Upon
D. A Entity You can Bank Upon

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Vijaya Bank: MD CEO: Sankara Narayanan. Headquarters: Bengaluru.Tagline: A Friend You can Bank Upon.

Question 4: What is the full form of ‘P’ in PMLA?
A. Prevent
B. Present
C. Preventive
D. Prevention

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted by the NDA government to prevent money-laundering and to provide for confiscation of property derived from money-laundering. PMLA and the Rules notified there under came into force with effect from July 1, 2005.

Question 5: Who was the first top-ranked Indian batsman in Test Cricket?
A. Sunil Gavaskar
B. Kapil Dev
C. Dilip Vengsarkar
D. Amarnath

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Sunil Gavaskar was the first top-ranked Indian batsman in Test Cricket, he achieved this feat in 1978.

Question 6: Where is the head quarter of Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)?
A. New York
B. Ohio
C. Bloomington
D. Chicago

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.

Question 7: Who is the CEO of Tech Mahindra?
A. Mahindra Rajpakshey
B. Anand Mahindra
C. C. P. Gurnani
D. Cyrus Mistry

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

About Tech Mahindra :- CEO: C. P. Gurnani , Headquarters: Mumbai, Revenue: 477 crores USD (2018) , Founder: Anand Mahindra

Question 8: Man City beat __________ and won Community Shield for the 5th time.
A. Chelsea
B. Man United
C. Everton
D. Arsenal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Man City beat Chelsea and won Community Shield for the 5th time.

Question 9: Himachal Pradesh CM __________ launched ‘Shaur Nahin’ App.
A. Jai Ram Thakur
B. Jai Thakur
C. Jai Ram Ramesh
D. Ajay Thakur

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Shaur Nahin’ App.

Question 10: US will invest ___________ million in Indo-Pacific region.
A. 400 USD
B. 300 USD
C. 200 USD
D. 500 USD

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

US will invest $300 million in Indo-Pacific region.

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