Current Affairs Quiz: May 14, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 14 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 14 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  13 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 14 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 13 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 13, 2017

  1. Reserve bank of India has enhanced the cash credit limit (CCL) for Punjab for foodgrain procurement to ______.
    A) Rs 20,383 crore
    B) Rs 20,663 crore
    C) Rs 20,683 crore
    D) Rs 20,813 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has sanctioned more cash credit limit (CCL) for Punjab to a total of Rs 20,683 crore.
    Points to remember: (i) Which bank has enhanced the limit. –RBI
    (ii) For which state?- Punjab
    (iii) Amount?
    (iv) For which foodgrain?- Wheat
    (v) Full form of CCL
  2. Disha Microfin has got the final nod from Reserve Bank of India for opening which of the following type of bank?
    A) Payments Bank
    B) Local Area Bank
    C) Small Finance Bank
    D) Primary Agricultural Credit Society
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Disha Microfin, a part of inclusion platform Fincare, has received final licence from the Reserve Bank of India to set up a small finance bank. The small finance bank will be called Fincare Small Finance Bank and will commence operations in July.
  3. Recently Disha Microfin Private Ltd has got final nof from RBI to set up Small Finance Bank. What is the name of this small finance bank that will be setup by Disha Microfin?
    A) Disha Small Finance Bank
    B) Microfin Small Finance Bank
    C) Microcare Small Finance Bank
    D) Fincare Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of Microfinance company?- Disha Microfin Private Ltd
    (ii) Name of Small Finance Bank?- Fincare Small Finance Bank
    (iii) Headquarter of Disha Microfin Private Ltd- Ahmedabad
  4. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently launched a Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) under Universal Immunization Programme (UIP). Who is the union minister of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare?
    A) D. V. Sadananda Gowda
    B) Shri Ananthkumar
    C) Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
    D) Shri Anant Geete
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: Union Minister?
    Full Form of UIP and PCV
  5. India’s first electric radio cabs will come up at which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Delhi
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember– Which city and state?
    Till which year?- 2030
  6. Which state has launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Swavalamban Yojana for local entrepreneurs to boost tourism and promote Agri and allied sectors?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Arunachal Pradesh
    Points to remember: (i) Name of Scheme
    (ii) State?
    (iii) Minimum and maximum loan under it: Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 corore
    (iv) Subsidy: 30%
  7. Which state has declared Saturday as ‘no bag day’ for its Government Schools?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The state government has decided that qll primary and secondary students (class 1-12) studying in schools recognised by Uttar Pradesh government will not bring school bags on Saturdays
  8. Which country has hosted the Asian Wrestling Championship 2017?
    A) Thailand
    B) Qatar
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : New Delhi, India
  9. Which Indian Wrestler won a Gold Medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship 2017?
    A) Sakshi Malik
    B) Vinesh Phogat
    C) Sarita Devi
    D) Bajranj Punia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Who won the Gold Medal? – Bajranj Punia
    (ii) Bajranj Punia is related to which sports?- Wrestling
    (iii) Name of rest of the medal winner- as it may be asked they are related to which sports?
    (iv) Category in which Bajranj Punia won the medal?- men’s 65kg freestyle category
  10. 19th Session of India-Italy Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation was held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Rome
    D) Milan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i )Which city and country?
    (ii) edition- 19th
  11. Which country has decided to boycott the Belt and Road Forum (BRF)?
    A) Nepal
    B) Pakistan
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Host city of BRF?- Beijing, China
    (ii) Which country will boycott?
    (iii) BRF related to ?- China-Pakistan Economic Corridor- ‘One Belt, One Road’ which was later renamed as ‘Belt and Road Initiative’.
  12. Who is the President of Palestine?
    A) Aziz Duwaik
    B) Mahmoud Abbas
    C) Rawhi Fattouh
    D) Rami Hamdallah
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mahmoud Abbas is on visit to India
    Points to remember: (i) Name of President? And reverse that Mahmoud Abbas is the President of which country?
    (ii) Capital and Currency of Palestine?
  13. The United States has approved what amount for high-tech chemical protective clothing for the Indian armed forces?
    A) $ 25 million
    B) $ 50 million
    C) $ 75 million
    D) $ 100 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Which country has given? – US
    (ii) Amount?- $ 75 million
    (iii) Name of suit?- Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST)
  14. Minister Karan Singh who passed away recently was a cabinet minister from which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Himachal Pradesh cooperation and ayurveda minister Karan Singh passed away recently.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (14 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. What is the capital of Congo?
    A) Moroni
    B) Santiago
    C) Brazzaville
    D) Havana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Brazzaville- CFA Franc
    WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo
  2. Which bank has put a charge on cash withdrawal from the amount in the e-wallet of the bank?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : SBI Wallet Buddy can be used to store money and this money can be withdrawn from ATMs. The money withdrawn from this wallet will be charged with Rs 25.
  3. Mauno Koivisto who passed away recently was the former President of which country?
    A) Belgium
    B) France
    C) Finland
    D) Norway
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Finland
  4. Aircraft Tejas is a _____
    A) Light Combat Aircraft
    B) Medium Combat Aircraft
    C) Heavy Combat Aircraft
    D) Dynamic Combat Aircraft
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode.

 

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3 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: May 14, 2017”

  1. DEEP..!!

    17/18
    congo – brazaville- franc
    chile – santiago- peso
    plz check the post before being uploaded as wrong info will mislead the aspirants who completely rely on these posts.

    1. Suraj

      extremely sorry ,, will edit it

  2. sachin shukla Banker of 2017

    15/18 ty

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