Current Affairs Quiz: May 13, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 13 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  12 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 13 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 12 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 12, 2017

  1. After IDBI bank, which bank has become the second bank on which RBI has put restriction on lending and branch expansion plans
    A) Vijaya Bank
    B) Corporation Bank
    C) Bank of India
    D) UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Reserve Bank of India has put restriction on Uco Bank’s lending and branch expansion plans as the state-run lender made net losses for the two successive fiscal amid severe stress on asset quality.
    Points to remember: (i) First bank on which restriction was put- IBDI bank
    (ii) Full form of PCA- prompt corrective action
  2. Recently NHAI has raised Rs 3,000 crore by selling the rupee-denominated masala bonds that are listed at which of the following stock exchange?
    A) NSE
    B) BSE
    C) LSE
    D) NYSE
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : London Stock Exchange.
  3. Which state has become the first state to introduce a logo for vehicles driven by persons with hearing impairment?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Telangana has become the first state to introduce a logo for vehicles driven by persons with hearing impairment.
  4. The first ‘recycled’ bus stop of Hyderabad is made up of recycled _____ ?
    A) e-waste
    B) plastic bottle
    C) carry bags
    D) tin cans
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : In a first of its kind initiative, a colony in Hyderabad has got its own “recycled” bus stop, made entirely out of plastic bottles.
  5. Recently India test fired it missile Spyder. Spyder is a type of _____ missle?
    A) surface-to-surface
    B) air-to-surface
    C) surface-to-air
    D) air-to-air
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India has test fired a surface-to-air missile ‘Spyder’ from a test range in Odisha as part of missile launch practice of a series of tests of the short-range quick reaction. Spyder (Surface-to-air PYthon and DERby) is an acquired missile system from Israel which is a short-range, quick reaction surface-to-air missile to neutralise enemy targets up to a distance of 15 km and at heights between 20-and-9,000 metres, the official added.
    Points to remember: (i) Name of Missile
    (ii) Launched from where
    (iii) Type
  6. In which city will ISRO open its research center exclusively for start-ups, academicians and entrepreneurs?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Vishakhapatnam
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has unveiled its plans to open an exclusive research centre in Hyderabad. This research centre will be exclusively for start-ups, academicians and entrepreneurs. This will be the first time, that ISRO is setting up such an exclusive research facility in Telangana.
  7. Who has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region by WHO?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Aamir Khan
    C) Shahrukh Khan
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to spread awareness about the disease. This is the first formal association between WHO and Bachchan, who served as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Polio in India.
  8. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of FIFA Governance Committee?
    A) Olli Rehn
    B) Justice Mukul Mudgal
    C) Miguel Maduro
    D) Nilay Dutta
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mukul Mudgal has been elected as head of FIFA’s governance committee at the world football governing body’s 67th Congress in Bahrain’s capital city of Manama.
  9. Which Indian cricketer has recently been named Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club?
    A) Sunil Gavaskar
    B) VVS Laxman
    C) Yuvraj Singh
    D) Zaheer Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Legendary batsman VVS Laxman was named an Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club, as he became the fourth Indian to do so. Laxman joins fellow Indian icons Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly on the prestigious list of MCC Honorary Life Members.
    Points to remember: (i) Who joined latest
    (ii) Name of other three
  10. Where will be the India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference held?
    A) Italy
    B) Fiji
    C) Samoa
    D) Peru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Ministry of External Affairs, will host the ‘India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference’ in Suva, Fiji from 25 to 26 May, 2017.
    Points to remember: (i) Who will host?
    (ii) Who is the knowledge partner? – TERI
  11. When is International Nurses Day observed?
    A) May 10
    B) May 11
    C) May 12
    D) May 13
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : May 12; The theme of 2017 International Nurses Day (IND) is “Nursing: A voice to lead – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (13 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. What amount of budget has government allocated to India’s biggest performing art center that will come up in New Delhi?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 200 crore
    C) Rs 350 crore
    D) Rs 500 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rs 350 crore
  2. Which country will host the 43rd G7 summit?
    A) Japan
    B) France
    C) Italy
    D) Canada
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Taormina (ME), Sicily, Italy

 

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