Current Affairs Quiz: April 17, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 17 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  16 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 17 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam. GK questions on Current Affairs.

Quiz from Current Affairs 16 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 16, 2017

  1. Who won the Singapore Open Super Series Badminton Men’s Title?
    A) Lee Dong Keun
    B) Anthony Sin Ginting
    C) Kidambi Srikanth
    D) B Sai Praneeth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
  2. Gayatri Pullela is realted to which sports?
    A) Tennis
    B) Badminton
    C) Shooting
    D) Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand’s daughter Gayatri Pullela has bagged both the singles and doubles crown at the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior Grand Prix in Jakarta.
  3. Which of the following has introduced ‘style ideas’ on its Android app and web based search for fashion content?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Google
    C) Flipkart
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : To enhance user experience when searching for fashion content, Google on Thursday introduced a new feature called “style ideas” in Image Search on mobile web and in Google app for Android. “Style ideas” throws up high-quality images that show how someone will look while wearing or carrying the item you searched for.
  4. Emma Morano, world’s oldest person who died at age 117 was a citizen of which country?
    A) France
    B) Italy
    C) Germany
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : She was born on November 29, 1899. She was from Italy. She held the Guinness World Record titles for oldest living person and oldest living woman.
  5. Robert W Taylor who died recently was a _________
    A) Agricultural Expert
    B) Weather Expert
    C) Physics and Gravitational Force Expert
    D) Computer Scientist
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Robert W Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died in California.
  6. ‘The Sikhs of New York’ organised the ‘Turban Day’ at Times Square on which date?
    A) March 15, 2017
    B) April 15, 2017
    C) April 14, 2017
    D) April 16, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Non-profit group ‘The Sikhs of New York’ organised the ‘Turban Day’ at Times Square on April 15.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (17 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Who won the Singapore Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Title?
    A) Carolina Marin
    B) Sung Ji Hyun
    C) Tai Tzu Ying
    D) Beiwen Zhang
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Tai Tzu Ying defeated Carolina Marin
  2. The meeting of BRICS special envoys on Middle-East was held in which city?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Visakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Who is the author of the book ‘Building the land of five rivers’?
    A) Vineet Joshi
    B) Arvind Agarwal
    C) Arjun Gaind
    D) Pushkar Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Arjun Gaind

 

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