Current Affairs Quiz: April 12, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 12 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  11 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 12 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 11 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 11, 2017

  1. AsterDM Healthcare of UAE has signed $295 million credit facility with which Indian Bank?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : United Arab Emirates-based AsterDM Healthcare has agreed a $295 million credit facility with India’s Axis Bank.
  2. Manappuram Finance has recently tied up with which bank for the launch of co-branded prepaid card?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : In its efforts to promote digital financial transactions, the Kerala-based NBFC Manappuram Finance will launch its own co-branded prepaid card ‘Manappuram YES Bank Prepaid Money Card’ in tie-up with YES Bank.
  3. Which bank has launched Hrudaya Deposit Scheme?
    A) Capital Small Finance Bank
    B) Airtel Payments Bank
    C) ESAF Small Finance Bank
    D) State Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : ESAF Small Finance Bank has launched a social deposit scheme called Hrudaya Deposit. The deposit scheme, as the name suggests, stands for a social cause, through which, ESAF Bank provides the customers an opportunity to be a part in social welfare projects, which none of the other banks has given so far.
  4. Name the mobile app launched by Ministry of Power which provides Outage Management and Notifications Platform and allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution companies (discoms) on power supply.
    A) Power Info
    B) Urja Mitra
    C) Urja Sanchar
    D) Spread Power
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal launched the ‘Urja Mitra’ mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution companies (discoms) on power supply.
  5. In 2017 The Survey of India the principal mapping agency of the country completed how many years of its establishment?
    A) 200
    B) 150
    C) 250
    D) 300
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Survey of India, the principal mapping agency of the country is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year. Origin of the Survey of India is traced back to Year 1767.
  6. Where is the headquarter of The Survey of India located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Dehradun
    C) Mumbai
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Dehradun , Uttarakhand
  7. Name the web portal launched by Ministry of Science & Technology on the occasion of 250th anniversary of Survey of India (SoI).
    A) Map of India
    B) India Map
    C) Bharat ka Naksha
    D) Nakshe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : A new web portal “nakshe” was launched by the Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi, on the occasion of 250th anniversary of Survey of India (SoI)
  8. In which city of Uttar Pradesh a Music Village in Honour of Bismillah Khan be build?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Agra
    C) Varanasi
    D) Allahabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Varanasi is soon going to get a music village in the memory of Ustad Bismillah Khan, who belonged to Uttar Pradesh. The newly elected Yogi Adityanath government cleared the project.
  9. Assam Government has announced to electrify all villages in state by which date?
    A) October 2, 2017
    B) June 30,2017
    C) April 1, 2018
    D) July 31, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Assam govt to electrify all villages in state by 30th June
  10. Police Department of which of the following city has launched ‘Suraksha’ mobile app for the safety of women?
    A) Mysore
    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Karnataka Chief Minster Siddaramaiah has unveiled mobile app ‘Suraksha’ for the safety of women in Bengaluru. Launched by the Bengaluru police, the integrated personal app is aimed at helping women for their safety and security in emergency.
  11. Two-Day National TB Summit was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Dharamshala
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Two-Day National TB Summit, for raising awareness and increasing momentum to fight against TB held in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.
  12. International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day held in New Delhi. The theme of the convention is “Enhancing Quality Research in Homeopathy through scientific evidence and rich clinical experiences”.
  13. National Childrens Film Festival (NCFF) hosted by CFSI was organized in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Visakhapatnam
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : n’s Film Society, India (CFSI) hosted National Childrens Film Festival (NCFF) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
  14. Who is the author of the book ” The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi “?
    A) M. Veerappa Moily
    B) Pranab Mukherjee
    C) M. Venkaiah Naidu
    D) Shashi Tharoor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : M. Veerappa Moily
  15. Which country has become the first country in the world to allow recreational marijuana to be sold in pharmacies?
    A) Japan
    B) Uruguay
    C) Brazil
    D) Argentina
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Uruguay will become the first country in the world to allow recreational marijuana to be sold in pharmacies, starting in July.
  16. Sandeep Tomar is related to which sports?
    A) Shooting
    B) Wrestling
    C) Tennis
    D) Football
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Sandeep Tomar attained 7th rank in the world rankings of the United World Wrestling (UWW). While Sakshi Mailk got 5th spot.
  17. ICC has signed which of the following company as its ‘Innovative Partner’ for Champions Trophy?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Google
    C) IBM
    D) Intel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : For the upcoming Champions Trophy, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has named global chipmaker Intel as its ‘Innovation Partner’ to help coaches and players improve performance. The tournament will be held in England and Wales between June 1 and June 18.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (12 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Which of the following group has been awarded with Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting?
    A) IJO
    B) ICIJ
    C) CPJ
    D) ASNE
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Panama Papers investigation into the offshore secrets of the rich and famous has been awarded a prestigious Pulitzer prize. The prize was given to the Washington-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), together with two US titles, McClatchy and the Miami Herald.
  2. Central Government has reduced the number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) from 66 to ___.
    A) 46
    B) 32
    C) 28
    D) 54
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation
    : The government has reduced the number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to 28 umbrella schemes from 66
  3. G-7 Foreign Ministers meeting was held in which country?
    A) Japan
    B) France
    C) Italy
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Lucca, Italy

 

 

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