Current Affairs Quiz July 1 2017

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Daily Current Affairs Today 1 July 2017.

Question 1: Which Samajwadi Party leader has recently been booked under sedition charges?

A. Mulayam Singh Yadav
B. Amar Singh
C. Azam Khan
D. Ram Gopal Yadav

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been booked under sedition charges at Chandpur police station in Bijnor on Friday for alleged derogatory remarks against the Army. An FIR has been filed against Khan under IPC sections 124 a (sedition), 131 (Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief)

Question 2: As a major change to the economy, India has recently implemented GST. Which was the first country in the world to implement GST?

A. France
B. Brazil
C. Canada
D. Singapore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

A major change to the Indian economy has been the implementation of Goods and Services Tax. France was the first country to introduce this type of tax regime and since then 140 countries have implemented it, with some of them following the dual-GST model, for example, Brazil and Canada.

Question 3: Who has been sworn-in as Hong Kong’s new leader by Chinese President Xi Jinping?

A. Leung Chun-ying
B. Carrie Lam
C. Donald Tsang
D. Tung Chee-hwa

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Chinese President Xi Jinping sworn in the new leader of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, on Saturday as the region marked 20 years of its handover to China from Britain. She is Hong Kong’s first female leader

Question 4: Who among the following will be honoured with the prestigious ‘Great Immigrants’ annual award on US’s Independence Day on July 4?

A. Shantanu Narayen
B. Vivek Murthy
C. Naveen Jindal
D. Both A and B

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D Shantanu Narayen and Vivek Murthy will be honoured with the prestigious ‘Great Immigrants’ annual award on US’s Independence Day on July 4. They are among 38 immigrants to be honoured this year for their role in helping advance the Us’s society, culture and economy.

Question 5: Who has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Larsen & Toubro?

A. SN Subrahmanyan
B. A.M Naik
C. R. Shankar Raman
D. Shailendra Roy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

SN Subrahmanyan will take charge as the chief executive officer and managing director of Larsen & Toubro.The appointment marks a major change in leadership positions at L&T where Naik has served for over 52 years. Subrahmanyan is currently the deputy managing director and president of L&T.

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