Current Affairs Quiz: May 17, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 17 May 2017

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

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

  1. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Narmada Seva Mission in which city?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Indore
    C) Amarkantak
    D) Satna
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Amarkantak, MP
  2. What is India’s rank in EY renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) 2017?
    A) second
    B) third
    C) fourth
    D) fifth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : second after China.
  3. India’s first ornamental fish tech park will come up in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Chennai
    C) Coimbatore
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s first Aquatic ainbow Technology Park (ARTP) in Chennai would be operational in next three months.
  4. Mswipe has partnered with which payment gateway provider for digital payments in India?
    A) EBS
    B) PayU
    C) ccavenue
    D) citruspay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mswipe has announced its partnership with India’s leading internet payment service provider PayU to enable digital payments, expansion of workforce and network across 550+ cities.
  5. Who has won the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) award in the Young Scientist category for 2017?
    A) Prashant Ranjan
    B) Prashant Kumar Tripathi
    C) Abhijeet Kumar Ranjan
    D) Aravind Kumar Rengan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Aravind Kumar Rengan, a professor at Indian Institute of Technology – Hyderabad ,is being recognized for having devised a novel way of nano delivery using liposomes and gold nanoparticles
  6. Name the world’s smallest satellite developed by a boy from Tamil Nadu for NASA.
    A) SmallSat
    B) KalamSat
    C) APJ-Sat
    D) NASA-Sat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : An 18-year-old boy from Tamil Nadu has created the world’s smallest satellite, naming it ‘KalamSat’. Developed by Riftah Sharook, who hails from Tamil Nadu’s Pallapatti town, KalamSat weighs only 64 grams and is named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam
  7. Which island has been named the most polluted place on Earth as per study published by Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)?
    A) Tetepare Island
    B) Devon Island
    C) Clipperton Island
    D) Henderson Island
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The study published by Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) said the beaches of the World Heritage-listed Henderson Island (a remote island in the South Pacific) contained 37.7 million pieces of debris, making the island most polluted place on Earth
  8. Union Energy and Power Minister Piyush Goyal will launch ‘Ujala’ scheme in which country?
    A) Austria
    B) Bangladesh
    C) UK
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : London, UK
  9. Ramit Tandon is related to which sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Lawn Tennis
    C) Squash
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Ramit Tandon, is a professional squash player. US-based Indian squash player Ramit Tandon has won his maiden professional title with a convincing win over compatriot Kush Kumar in the SYS Open.
  10. Poonam Raut is related to which sports?
    A) Shooting
    B) Squash
    C) Badminton
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Indian Women cricket Openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on 320, the largest first-wicket stand in ODI history – men’s or women’s – with both batters crashing their maiden 50-over centuries to fire India to a huge win over Ireland

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (17 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. The report titled “Financial Security for India’s Elderly—The Imperatives” has been jointly released by CRISIL and _____ .
    A) World Bank
    B) IMF
    C) PFRDA
    D) RBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : As per the report, India will transform gradually from young to a ‘greying’ country and by 2050 every 5th Indian will be in 60s as against every 12th at present
  2. West Bengal Government has made the study of Bengali language compulsory up to which class?
    A) 6th
    B) 8th
    C) 10th
    D) 12th
    View Answer
    Option C

 

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