Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 20 July 2017

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1. Who is the author of the book titled Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives?
a) Amartya Sen
b) Pranab Mukherjee
c) Shashi Tharoor
d) C. Raj Kumar

2. Who of the following was recently appointed by Facebook as the Vice-President of Communications for Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger?
a) Caryn Marooney
b) Emil Michael
c) Rachel Whetstone
d) None of the above

3. Indonesia recently banned which of the following Islamic organisations to protect Pancasila?
a) Nahdlatul Ulama
b) Hizb ut-Tahrir
c) Muhammadiyah
d) Laskar Jihad

4. The lawmakers of which country recently passed the draft bill to further strengthen the country’s anti-terror laws?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Russia
d) Italy

5. Who was sworn-in as the chief minister of Nagaland?
a) TR Zeliang
b) Shurhozelie Liezietsu
c) Hokishe Sema
d) Vizol Angami

6. Which mobile app was launched by UIDAI to carry unique identification profile on mobile?
a) myAadhaar app
b) mAadhaar app
c) Aadhaar app
d) uAadhaar app

7. Supreme Court recently allowed the Centre to replace the oversight committee set up to supervise the functioning of the Medical Coucil of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of how many doctors?
a) 3 doctors
b) 4 doctors
c) 5 doctors
d) 6 doctors

8. Which public sector bank launched a one stop integrated website for home buyers?
a) Bank of Baroda
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Syndicate Bank
d) State Bank of India

9. Union Cabinet has approved the revision of Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) guidelines Consider the following statements in relation to ICWF.
I. The revised guidelines seek to expand the scope of welfare measures that can be extended through the Fund to overseas Indian nationals in times of distress and emergency.
II. The approved guidelines would cover key areas like improvement in Consular services, Assisting Overseas Indian nationals in distress situations and Community Welfare activities.
III. ICWF was established in 2009 and at present is available in 51 Indian Missions across the world.
Which of the following statement/s are true?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

10. Polls of this institution/organization say that India will reclaim its position as fastest growing global economy in 2017.
a) Reuters
b) BBC
c) World Bank
d) NITI Aayog

11. Which state has implemented Shaala Siddhi Protsahan Yojana in 25 thousand government schools?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Jharkhand
d) Himachal Pradesh

12. Which country has successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS)?
a) The United States of America
b) The United Kingdom
c) China
d) Japan

13. Who has been appointed as the new bowling coach of Team India?
a) Bharat Arun
b) Zaheer Khan
c) Sanjay Bangar
d) Ravi Shastri

14. Which state government has approved a revised policy of the ‘Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree’ scheme?
a) Karnataka
b) Maharashtra
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh

15. Which among the following properties does not associate with the new hybrid molecular material developed by researchers at IISER Kolkatta?
a) Fire-Resistant
b) Rust-Resistant
c) Water-Resistant
d) Dust-Resistant

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ANSWER
1. (d) C. Raj Kumar
2. (c) Rachel Whetstone
3. (b) Hizb ut-Tahrir
4. (a) France
5. (a) TR Zeliang
6. (b) mAadhaar app
7. (c) 5 eminent doctors
8. (d) State Bank of India
9. (b) Only I and II
10. (a) Reuters
11. (b) Madhya Pradesh
12. (a) The United States of America
13. (a) Bharat Arun
14. (b) Maharashtra
15. (d) Dust-Resistant

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