Current Affairs Quiz July 2 2017

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Daily Current Affairs Today 2 July 2017.

Question 1: > Which bank is going to Block All Maestro Debit Cards Soon, as per RBI orders?

A. State Bank of India
B. Union Bank
C. Punjab National Bank
D. Axis Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

Punjab National Bank (PNB) Maestro debit cards holders will face a card blockage if they fail to replace it with a more secure EMV chip based card by the end of this month. The replacement is as per RBI advisory issued in 2015, asking all the banks to migrate to a much secured EMV chip based cards, an official of the bank said.

Question 2:Who has been appointed as the next attorney general of India?

A. Mukul Rohatgi
B. Soli Sorabjee
C. Ashok Desai
D. KK Venugopal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday approved the appointment of senior advocate KK Venugopal as the next attorney general of India. Incumbent Mukul Rohatgi had declined an offer to extend his term. Venugopal had served as the additional solicitor general in former Prime Minister Morarji Desai’s government

Question 3: Which Indian Film has recently bagged the top prize at the annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF)?

A. Sandcastle
B. A Billion Colour Story
C. Spring Awakening
D. Anastasia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

‘A Billion Colour Story’, a film about Hindu-Muslim unity bagged the top prize at the annual London Indian Film Festival (LIFF). It is produced by Bollywood filmmaker Satish Kaushik and directed by Padmakumar Narasimhamurthy, won the Audience Award at the festival

Question 4: What us the name of the Chinese heavy-lift carrier rocket, whose launch failed on Sunday?

A. Long March 2F
B. Long March-6 CZ-500
C. Long March 7- V4
D. Long March-5 Y2

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D China’s launch of a new heavy-lift rocket, the Long March-5 Y2, carrying what the government said was its heaviest ever satellite, failed on Sunday, official news agency Xinhua said. An anomaly occurred during the flight of the rocket,” Xinhua said after the rocket blasted off early evening from the southern island province of Hainan.

Question 5: Who has recently been appointed as the Indian envoy to Greece?

A. M Manimekalai
B. Shamma Jain
C. Mr. Dilip Sinha
D. Mr. A. K. Banerjee

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Senior diplomat Shamma Jain was today appointed as India’s ambassador to Greece. A 1983-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Jain is currently serving as Indian envoy to Panama.

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