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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 18, 19 JULY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18, 19 July 2015
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1.  RBI SIGNED CURRENCY SWAP AGREEMENT WITH SRI LANKA:
i.   RBI has signed Currency Swap Agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka
ii.  According to the agreement , the Central Bank of Sri Lanka can draw upto 1.1 billion US Dollar for a maximum period of 6 months.

2.  ANDHRA PRADESH DISASTER RECOVERY PROJECT:
i.   India and World Bank have signed financing agreement for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project.
ii.   India and World Bank have signed an agreement for assistance of 250 million US Dollars.

3.  CBS-ENABLED CO-OPERATIVE BANKS TO ISSUE ATM CARDS:
i. RBI has permitted CBS-enabled Cooperative Banks to issue ATM Cards in tie-up with a Sponsor Bank.
ii. By virtue of being a sub-member of National Financial Switch (NFS) are required to fulfill the risk management requirements prescribed by the sponsor bank.
CBS- Core Banking Solution

4.  SUNITA VISHWANATH HONOURED AS CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE:
i.   Indian American Sunita Vishwanath is honored as Champions of Change by US White House.
ii.  Sunita is selected for her work to encourage Hindus to take care of the Environment.
iii. Sunita Vishwanath is among 12 other faith leaders who are awarded for the efforts in protecting Environment and communities from the effects of climate change.
Note: Sunita Vishwanath is co-founder and active board member of the 14 year old front line women’s human rights organization.

5.  WHITE-FI TECHNOLOGY TO BOAST DIGITAL INDIA INITIATIVE:
i.  White-fi technology of Microsoft is set to boost Digital India Initiative
ii. White-fi technology of TV White Space Technology uses unspent spectrum on TV for internet usage.

6.  INS ASTRAVAHINI DECOMMISSIONED:
i.   INS Astravahini decommissioned after 31 years of service.
ii.  INS Astravahini is indigenously built Torpedo launch and Recovery Vessel (TLRV)



WEEKLY GK QUIZ QUESTIONS - 15 JULY 2015

WEEKLY GK QUIZ 15-JULY
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1.     Who is appointed as India’s Head of Ericsson?
a.       P.V.Reddy                               b. Paolo Colella
c.   William Ricky                         d. Anurag Patel
2.     Aditya Puri is the highest paid CEO of which Bank?
a.       ICICI                                        b. Axis
c.   HDFC                                       d. Yes Bank
3.     Which state tops in the list of states of Intellectual property rights 2013-14?
a.       Maharashtra                          b. Sikkim
c.   UP                                            d. Bihar
4.     Who was conferred with Columbia’s highest civilian award?
a.       Narendra Modi                      b. Sushma Swaraj
c.   S S Negi                                   d. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
5.     First Unit of Bengaigaon. Thermal Power Project commissioned in?
a.       Assam                                     b. Manipur
c.   UP                                            d. Maharashtra
6.     Who released world investment report?
a.       World bank                            b. IMF
c.   ADB                                         d. UNCTAD
7.     Which mobile operator of India is world’s 3rd largest mobile operator?
a.       Vodafone                               b. BSNL                      
c.   Bharti Airtel                           d. Reliance
8.     Which country proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
a.       China                                      b. Japan
c.   USA                                          d. UK
9.     Which state government announced to form Krishi cabinet?
a.       Haryana                                 b. Punjab
c.   Andhra Pradesh                    d. Gujarat
10.Which country topped in the list of carbon emitters?
a.       India                                       b. USA
c.   China                                       d. UK
11.When is World International Day against Drug abuse and illicit trafficking observed?
a.       26th June                                 b. 21st June
c.   29th June                                 d. 1st May
12.Government announced to infuse how much additional fund in Public Sector Banks in 2016?
a.       Rs 11500 cr                           b. Rs. 12000 cr
c.   Rs. 10500 cr                           d. Rs. 8500 cr
13.Which state won the UN Public Service award for 2015 for eliminating open defecation?
a.       West Bengal                           b. Maharashtra
c.   Kerala                                     d. UP
14.In Which State recently Metro Rail Service Started?
a.       Punjab                                                b. Haryana
c.   Tamilnadu                              d. Jharkhand
15.Which country is the 1st to default on IMF debt?
a.       Greece                                                b. Italy
c.   USA                                          d. India
16.Which state started e-registration of property in all district?
a.       Madhya Pradesh                   b. Assam
c.   Punjab                                     d. Haryana
17.Which country’s President dissolved parliament?
a.       Sri Lanka                                b. Iran
c.  Iraq                                          d. Nepal
18.Which player named as Greatest Player of 21st Century?
a.       Kapil Dev                                b. Sachin Tendulkar
c.   Rahul Dravid                          d. Virat Kohli
19.Which Indian Player won women’s double Canada Badminton Tournament 2015?
a.       Jwala Gupta                            b. Deepika Kumari
c.   Bhagwan Das                         d. Sania Mirza
20.RBI increased deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes extended upto?
a.       31st December 2015             b. 31st August 2015
c.   21st October 2015                  d. 31st January 2016

ANSWER
1)            B
2)          C
3)          A
4)          D
5)          A
6)          D
7)          C
8)          A
9)          C
10)     C
11)     A
12)     A
13)     A
14)     C
15)     A
16)     A
17)     A
18)     B
19)     A
20)     A

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