Current Affairs Quiz: April 11, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 11 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of 10 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 11 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 10 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 10, 2017

  1. Fino Paytech has signed deal with which bank to distribute insurance products
    A) Axis Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Fino Paytech, which just received the Reserve Bank of India’s licence to launch a payments bank, has inked a deal with ICICI group companies to distribute insurance products and tied up with Exide Life insurance to sell products via its distribution channel.
  2. “Swachhagraha – Bapu Ko Karyanjali – Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani” exhibition was held in which city?
    A) Patna
    B) Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated an exhibition titled “Swachhagraha – Bapu Ko Karyanjali – Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani”in New Delhi to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment of Satyagraha in Champaran.
  3. Champaran Satyagraha was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in which year?
    A) 1915
    B) 1916
    C) 1917
    D) 1918
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Mahatma Gandhi launched his Satyagraha — a non-violent agitation — against the forced cultivation of indigo by the British rulers in Champaran district in Bihar on April 10, 1917. The year-long celebrations to mark the 100th year of Mahatma Gandhi’s first major resistance against the British rule, popularly known as the Champaran Satyagraha, began in Patna.
  4. TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre has been inaugurated in which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is on a 4-day visit to India. He and PM Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre in Gurugram, Haryana.
  5. The first DNA bank for wildlife in North India will be set up in which city?
    A) Agra
    B) Bareilly
    C) Gurugram
    D) Amritsar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bareilly, UP. A DNA bank exists in Hyderabad at present. And the bank in Bareilly would be the second after this.
  6. India will organize its first Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Following the yearly global attention drawn by the Mobile World Congress (MWC) that takes place in Barcelona, India is all set to have its own version this year, for the first time, from September 27 to 29 in New Delhi.
  7. ‘Ammaku Vandanam’ programme- to pay tribute to mothers will be introduced in government-run schools of which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A unique programme to pay tribute to mothers will be introduced in the government-run schools in Andhra Pradesh from this year. Under ‘Ammaku Vandanam’ — mother worship — the school children will take the blessings of their mothers and may also do ‘paada pooja’ (washing her feet). Inspired by a programme in an Indonesian school, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in February mooted the idea of ‘Ammaku Vandanam’.
  8. eBay has sold its India Business to which e-commerce company?
    A) Amazon
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Flipkart
    D) Shopclues
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Flipkart announced its biggest funding round by buying rival eBay’s Indian operations. As part of this transaction, eBay Inc has put $500 million in Flipkart and sold its India business to the Bengaluru firm.
  9. Which of the following organization has become the chief sponsor of Khel Yatra for underprivileged children?
    A) Reliance Telecom
    B) IndiGo
    C) SpiceJet
    D) SpiceJet
    View Answer
    Option D
  10. Which Indian actor mooted the idea for the “Bharat ke Veer” portal?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Akshay Kumar
    C) Anupam Kher
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option B

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (11 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. “Bharat ke Veer” portal is powered by which bank?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : This website is technically supported by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and powered by State Bank of India.
  2. To ensure maximum coverage, a cap of ______ is imposed on donation made from the “Bharat ke Veer” portal.
    A) Rs 5 lakh
    B) Rs 10 lakh
    C) Rs 15 lakh
    D) Rs 20 lakh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : To ensure maximum coverage, a cap of 15 lakh rupees is imposed and the donors would be alerted if the amount exceeds, so that they can choose to divert part of the donation to another braveheart account or to the “Bharat Ke Veer” corpus.
  3. Krishna Raja Sagara dam is located in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Mandya, Karnataka
  4. Which country topped the medal tally at the Asian youth chess championship held at Tashkent?
    A) India
    B) Uzbekistan
    C) Vietnam
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option A
  5. Exercise Nomadic Elephant- XII is a joint military exercise between India and _______.
    A) Nepal
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) China
    D) Mongolia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Mongolia
  6. Exercise Nomadic Elephant- XII started in which city?
    A) Mizoram
    B) Assam
    C) Nagaland
    D) Manipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Mizoram

 

 

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