Current Affairs Quiz: April 18, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 18 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  17 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 18 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 17 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 17, 2017

  1. What is the GDP growth rate that the World Bank has predicted for Indian in 2017-18?
    A) 6.8%
    B) 7.0%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 7.9%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India’s economic growth is expected to pick up speed from 6.8% in 2016 to 7.2% by 2017.
  2. What interest rate has the Finance Ministry approved on employees’ provident fund for 2016-17?
    A) 8.8%
    B) 8.65%
    C) 8.6%
    D) 8.75%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Finance has permitted the Labour Ministry to go ahead with 8.65 per cent rate of interest on employees’ provident fund for 2016-17, which will benefit over four crore EPFO members.
  3. Kempegowda Festival was organized in which city?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Kempegowda Festival in New Delhi. The festival is organised by the NadaprabhuKempegowda Foundation.
  4. Mobile app of RUSA and its web portal has been launched by which ministry?
    A)Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    B)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    C)Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    D)Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :Union Minister of Human Resource Development ShriPrakashJavadekar today launched the unique portal and mobile app of RashtriyaUchchatarShikshaAbhiyan (RUSA). RUSA is a body under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development here in New Delhi.
  5. Which state has launched India’s first special awareness drive to ensure that transgendersin the state register as voters?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Maharashtra has become the first state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters.
  6. How many Indian have been named in the Forbes ’30 Under 30′ Asia list 2017?
    A) 12
    B) 45
    C) 53
    D) 60
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Out of total 300 people, 53 were Indian.
  7. Who has won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2017?
    A)Sebastian Vettel
    B)Lewis Hamilton
    C)ValtteriBottas
    D)KimiRaikkonen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari )
  8. Guided missile destroyer “INS Chennai” has been dedicated to which city?
    A) Madurai
    B)Chennai
    C)Coimbatore
    D)Tiruchirappalli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Indian Navy’s indigenously designed guided missile destroyer “INS Chennai” was formally dedicated to Chennai.
  9. Who has won the gender parity award by FICCI?
    A)Mahavir Singh Phogat
    B)Prathap C Reddy
    C)Aamir Khan
    D) Both A and B
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Mahavir Singh Phogat, father of wrestler GeetaPhoghat, along with Apollo Hospital founder Prathap C Reddy, bagged Ficci’s gender parity award for their contribution in harnessing the talents of their daughters.
  10. Which of the following is the world’s first bot-to-bot communication platform
    A)ChatBot
    B)InterBot
    C)SayBot
    D)TalkBot
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : InterBot
  11. The world’s first bot-to-bot communication platformInterBot has been developed by ____ ?
    A) Facebook
    B)Gupshup
    C) Microsoft
    D)Webface
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Gupshup

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (18 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Pobitora wildlife sanctuary is located in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D)Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve in the Morigaon district of the state of Assam in India.
  2. Who has won the TIME magazine’s Readers’ Poll of the 100 most influential people in the world?
    A)NarendraModi
    B) Donald Trump
    C) Vladimir Putin
    D)Rodrigo Duterte
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Rodrigo Duterte, the President of Philippines
  3. What is the GDP growth rate that the World Bank has predicted for Indian in 2019-20?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.9%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 7.7% in 2019-20
  4. Whom has the Supreme Court named as the BCCI representative to the ICC Board meeting in Dubai on April 26?
    A)Anurag Thakur
    B)Amitabh Choudhary
    C)N. Srinivasan
    D)SouravGanguly
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : a Bench of Justices DipakMisra, A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud nominated acting Secretary of the BCCI, Amitabh Choudhary, accompanied by Rahul Johri, the Board’s Chief Executive Officer, to attend the ICC meeting of Chief Executive Officers.

 

 

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