07th May, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 07th May, 2018
1. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified a protocol to amend the existing double taxation avoidance pact (DTAA) between India and ________.
[A] Bahrain
[B] Kuwait
[C] Singapore
[D] Canada
[E] New Zealand
2. Centre has approved setting up of ________ additional One-Stop centres in 9 states to help violence affected women.
[A] 100
[B] 50
[C] 30
[D] 250
[E] 500

Read the following statements:

1. Cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has got another one-year extension as the country’s top bureaucrat.

2. Cabinet Secretary is the administrative head of the cabinet secretariat & is also the ex-officio chairman of the civil services board.

3. The cabinet secretariat is under the direct charge of the Home Minister.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 1, 2 and 3
[D] 1 and 2
[E] 2 and 3

Read the following statements:

1. India has signed a loan deal worth $200 million with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan).

2. The loan would help Government in achieving its goal of reducing stunting in children 0-10 years of age from 38.4% to 25% by 2025.

3. POSHAN scheme, launched by PM Modi on March 8, 2018, aims to ensure holistic development & adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers & children.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 3
[C] 1 and 2
[D] 1 and 3
[E] 1, 2 and 3
5. The 15th Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2018, an annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Kuala Lumpur, is being hosted by which country?
[A] China
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Singapore
[E] Myanmar
6. With which company has NITI Ayog signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) aimed at fostering growth of India’s nascent AI and machine learning (ML) ecosystem?
[A] Facebook
[B] Google
[C] MIcrosoft
[D] AIBrain
7. Who will head the 2-member committee constituted by the Chairman of Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu to review rules of procedure & conduct of business in the House?
[A] Satya Gopal 
[B] Chanchal Tiwari
[C] Dr. Raj Narain
[D] D.K. Ravi
[E] Dr. V.K. Agnihotri
8. Which government department coordinated the 'first sensitization meeting of stakeholders to make Delhi a model Accessible city', held in the national capital on May 7?
[A] Department of Social Welfare
[B] Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
[C] Department of Social Justice and Empowerment
[D] Department of Women and Child Development
[E] Ministry of Minority Affairs
9. Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs will inaugurate the ‘First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities ‘in ________ on 8th May.
[A] Bhopal
[B] Lucknow
[C] Mumbai
[D] Patna
[E] Chandigarh
10. India has launched a flood & earthquake early warning systems in ________ aimed at helping the country mitigate the effects of natural calamities that affects people every year.
[A] Nepal
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Myanmar
[D] Bhutas
[E] Laos