Jul. 23 2017 quiz

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  • Question 1: ___ is hosting BRICS Youth Forum 2017 ? ___ ब्रिक्स यूथ फोरम 2017 की मेजबानी कर रहा है?
  • Explanation: The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum opened in Beijing today to discuss the development of the youth in the countries of the grouping. Themed "Enhance BRICS Partnership, Promote Youth Development', the three-day forum gathered 50 youth representatives working as civil servants, scholars, entrepreneurs, artists and journalists from the BRICS countries.
  • Question 2: The Maharashtra government, while renewing its annual ban on gutka and pan masala, has removed _________from the list at least until a special committee gives its verdict.महाराष्ट्र सरकार ने गुटखा और पैन मसाला पर अपनी वार्षिक प्रतिबन्ध को नवीनीकृत करते हुए को _________ सूची से हटा दिया है ?
  • Explanation: The Maharashtra government, while renewing its annual ban on gutka and pan masala, has removed `scented supari' from the list at least until a special committee gives its verdict. In other words, scented supari - which health activists claim is just another name for pan masala can be sold in Maharashtra.
  • Question 3: Ram Nath Kovind has become the ___ President of India ? रामनाथ कोविंद भारत के ___राष्ट्रपति बन गए हैं?
  • Explanation:Ramnath Kovind has taken over as 14th President of India and was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar at a special function in the Central hall of Parliament this afternoon. रामनाथ कोविंद ने भारत के 14 वें राष्ट्रपति पद का पदभार संभाला और भारत के मुख्य न्यायाधीश जस्टिस जे एस खेहार ने आज दोपहर संसद के सेंट्रल हॉल में एक विशेष समारोह में पद की शपथ ली।
  • Question 4: Which of the following Metros will also become the first in the country to have its own FM radio station?निम्न में से कौन सी मेट्रों का अपना पहला एफएम रेडियो स्टेशन वाला देश बन जाएगा?
  • Explanation:On top of being India’s first metro network to offer free drinking water and toilet facilities, Lucknow Metro will also become the firstin the country to have its own FM radio station.
  • Question 5: Research Institution of World Ancient, Traditional, Culture & Heritage (RIWATCH) is located in which of the following states?विश्व प्राचीन, पारंपरिक, संस्कृति और विरासत (रीवैट) की अनुसंधान संस्थान निम्न में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?
  • Explanation:Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Research Institution of World Ancient, Traditional, Culture & Heritage (RIWATCH) Museum at Roing , and hoped that it would serve as a place of exchange of cultural values of various tribes of the state and the North East.
  • Question 6: ___ host Global Conference on CyberSpace (GCCS) 2017, the world's largest conference on cyber space?साइबर स्पेस (जीसीसीएस) 2017, जो कि साइबर स्पेस पर दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा सम्मेलन पर वैश्विक सम्मेलन का आयोजन ___ करेगा?
  • Explanation:India will be hosting the 5th Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in 2017, one of the world’s largest conference on Cyber Space and related issues. Themed on Cyber4All: An Inclusive, Sustainable, Developmental, Safe and Secure Cyberspace, the GCCS 2017 will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi
  • Question 7: What is India's rank in the index tracking commitment to reducing income inequality prepared by Development Finance International, Inc. and Oxfam?डेवलपमेंट फाइनेंस इंटरनेशनल, इंक और ऑक्सफाम द्वारा तैयार आय असमानता को कम करने के लिए इंडेक्स ट्रैकिंग प्रतिबद्धता में भारत का रैंक क्या है?
  • Explanation: India has been ranked 132nd among 152 nations in a new index tracking commitment to reducing income inequality. Sweden led the index while Nigeria remained the worst performer. The index prepared by Development Finance International, Inc. and Oxfam ranks nations on the basis of their welfare spending, the progressive nature of their tax system and prevailing wage inequality in the labour market.
  • Question 8: Winner of the United States Open Grand Prix Gold 2017?निम्नलिखित में से किस ने संयुक्त राज्य ओपन ग्रां प्री गोल्ड 2017 जीता?
  • Explanation: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy clinched his third grand prix gold title by defeating country-mate Parupalli Kashyap in the final of the US Open Grand Prix Gold on Monday. Prannoy beat Kashyap 21-15, 20-22, 21-12 in the All-India final.
  • Question 9: ___ has lowered forecasts for US, UK economic growth this year ? ___ ने इस साल अमेरिका, ब्रिटेन के आर्थिक विकास के लिए पूर्वानुमान घटा दिया है?
  • Explanation:The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecasts for US and UK economic growth this year, following weaker than expected activity in the first three months. The IMF says it now expects the UK to grow by 1.7 per cent this year, compared with the 2 per cent it was previously forecasting. It said, the US will now grow 2.1 per cent, as against the 2.3 per cent it was predicting in April. Its prediction that the global economy will grow by 3.5 per cent in 2017, and 3.6 per cent in 2018, is unchanged. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (आईएमएफ) ने पहले तीन महीनों में अपेक्षित गतिविधि से कमजोर होने के बाद इस वर्ष अमेरिका और यूके के आर्थिक विकास के लिए अपने पूर्वानुमान घटा दिए हैं।