Current Affairs Quiz: May 1, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 1 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 1 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  30 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 1 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 30 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 30, 2017

  1. Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) will be implemented from which date?
    A) June 1, 2017
    B) May 1, 2017
    C) July 1, 2017
    D) August 1, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The long-awaited Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) will be implemented from May 1, with the government calling it the beginning of a “new era”.
  2. Which states Postal Department has launched a special cover on former Chief Minister, late Dorjee Khandu?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Arunachal Postal Department released a special cover on former Chief Minister, late Dorjee Khandu.
  3. Which Indian will receive Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, Japan’s top honour?
    A) Kapil Sibbal
    B) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    C) Ashwani Kumar
    D) Salman Khurshid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Japan has selected former union minister for Law and Justice Ashwani Kumar for this year’s Spring Imperial Decorations, for his contribution to strengthening of the bilateral ties and promotion of friendship between Tokyo and New Delhi.
    Kumar will be conferred with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, the highest category of decorations among the Orders of the Rising Sun, in recognition of distinguished accomplishments of individuals.
  4. Recently Union Environment Ministry has cleared the construction of Bhogapuram airport. In which state is it located?
    A) Telangana
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Union Environment Ministry has cleared the construction of an international greenfield airport at Bhogapuram, 45 km from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
  5. Who is the author of the book “Asha Parekh The Hit Girl”?
    A) Azar Nafisi
    B) Khalid Mohamed
    C) Adil Salahi
    D) Tariq Ramadan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has launched yesteryear actress Asha Parekh’s autobiography “Asha Parekh: The Hit Girl”, co-written with film critic Khalid Mohamed.
  6. Who is the first Indian actor to speak at TED Talks?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Shah Rukh Khan
    C) Aamir Khan
    D) Akshay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will become the first Bollywood actor to address the audience in a conference at TED talks (Technology, Entertainment and Design talks) in Canada.
  7. Which football Club has won the I-League title 2017?
    A) Aizawl FC
    B) Shillong Lajong FC
    C) NorthEast United Football Club
    D) Guwahati FC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Aizawl FC won defeating Shillong Lajong FC to create history by becoming the first club from the north-east to win the I-League title.
  8. Who has won the Tallahassee Challenger men’s doubles title?
    A) Maximo Gonzalez and Leonardo Mayer
    B) Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky
    C) Leander Paes and Maximo Gonzalez
    D) Leander Paes and Leonardo Mayer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Indo-American pair Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky have won the Tallahassee Challenger title of the men’s doubles.
    They beat Maximo Gonzalez and Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.
  9. Shiv Kapur is related to which sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Golf
    C) Shooting
    D) Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Shiv Kapur of India ended an 11-year and four months wait for a second Asian Tour title when he claimed a convincing victory at the inaugural Yeangder Heritage.
  10. S.V Sunil is related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Tennis
    C) Golf
    D) Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Indian Hockey Team celebrated forward S.V Sunil achieved the distinction of playing 200 matches for his country.
    He achieved the milestone in India’s second match at the ongoing 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament 2017 against New Zealand.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (1 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Uttar Ptradesh Government has decided to celebrate UP Diwas on _____ ?
    A) May 24
    B) June 24
    C) January 24
    D) February 24
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : First UP Diwas to be celebrated on January 24, 2018
  2. Who has been appointed as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    A) Dr Naushad Forbes
    B) Shobana Kamineni
    C) Uday Kotak
    D) Rakesh Bharti Mittal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-governmental trade association, announced on Sunday that 56-year-old Shobana Kamineni, executive vice-chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd (AHEL), is the industry association’s new President for the year 2017-18. She takes over from Dr Naushad Forbes, co-chairman, Forbes Marshall Limited.

 

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9 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: May 1, 2017”

  1. DEEP

    10th- wrong
    must be – HOCKEY !
    MA’AM

  2. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    sbi ko pata chal gaya k sbhi log THE HINDU padhne lage h isliye usne the Economist paper se english dena suru kiya h ??

    1. Last year b the economist se hi aa rhe the exams.
      We have added most cloze tests from there only

      1. visiion

        mam i reqst u
        busnisess economics se hi eng ki post de jb tuff krnge esy automatic ho jaayaga
        ty u r doing good job no doubt

        1. Yes we are adding from there. We ll add more

      2. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

        thanku mam

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