15th July, 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th July, 2017
1. Which insurance company on July 14, 2017 filed for an Initial public offering (IPO)?
[A] ICICI Lombard
[B] United India
[C] IDBI Federal Life Insurance
[D] HDFC Life
[E] Life Insurance Corporation
2. As per a report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, India's telecom subscriber base crossed ___ billion mark in May 2017, while its landline user base declined to _____ million.
[A] 1.3, 24.30
[B] 1.1, 24.23
[C] 1.2, 24.16
[D] 1.7, 24.58
[E] 1.9, 24,89
3. Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Stock Exchange of India?
[A] Chitra Ramkrishna
[B] Prannoy Chatterjee
[C] Vaishali Kumar
[D] Vikram Limaye
[E] Harish Jhakkar

On July 15, 2017 The US passed a Bill regarding defence co-operation with India. Which of the given fact/s about the Bill is/are false?

1. The Bill has a budget of $631.5 billion.

2. It is a part of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018.

3. Following the passage of the Act, the Secretary of Defence and Secretary of State have 180 days to develop a strategy for advancing defence cooperation between the two countries.

4. Once approved by the Senate and the President the Bill will come into effect from October 1.

[A] Only 1
[B] Both 1 and 2
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] 1, 3 and 4
[E] 1, 2 and 3
5. On July 15, 2017 Indian railways launched the Rail SAARTHI app to cater to all kinds of passenger requirements. The app was designed by which company?
[A] 3i Infotech
[C] Unihalt
[E] Tech Mahindra
6. Which country on July 15, 2017 passed 3 legislative amendments against Pakistan?
[A] China
[C] India
[D] Saudi Arabia
[E] Iran
7. Name the ex-Prime Minister of India whose name has been removed by Somerville college in the University of Oxford on July 15, 2017.
[A] Jawaharlal Nehru
[B] Manmohan Singh
[C] Morarji Desai
[D] Vishwanath Pratap Singh
[E] Indira Gandhi
8. As per a report by the think-tank organisation, ICRIER, internet-based apps contributed Rs _____ lakh crore to GDP in 2015-16.
[A] 1.3
[B] 1.2
[C] 1.4
[D] 1.6
[E] 1.5
9. _______ will be the service provider for IPL from 2018.
10. Which bank on July 14, 2017 received $150 million from the US government and Wells Fargo for SME Lending?
[A] Axis Bank
[B] Yes Bank
[C] HDFC Bank
[D] ICICI Bank
[E] None of the above