Current Affairs Quiz: May 2, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 2 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 2 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  1 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 2 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 1 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 1, 2017

  1. A commemorative stamp has been released on the _____ birth anniversary of Saint Ramanujacharya.
    A) 100
    B) 500
    C) 750
    D) 1000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative stamp on the 1,000th birth anniversary of Saint Ramanujacharya
  2. The National Mission for Clean Ganga has selected which date to be observed as ‘Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day’?
    A) May 1
    B) May 2
    C) May 3
    D) May 4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The National Mission for Clean Ganga will observe ‘Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day’ on May 2 at various places in the river’s basin states to spread awareness and ensure public participation for the programme.
  3. Maharashtra’s first automatic weather station has come up at which place?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Nagpur
    D) Thane
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday inaugurated the state’s first automatic weather station at Dongargaon in Nagpur.
  4. Which two Indian city got place in the top 20 destinations in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of visitors spend, as per the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017.
    A) Delhi and Mumbai
    B) Delhi and Hyderabad
    C) Chennai and Mumbai
    D) Chennai and Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Chennai and Mumbai have emerged among the top 20 destinations in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of visitors spend, the latest findings from the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017 showed.
  5. Which city was the most visited destination in Asia Pacific as per the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017?
    A) Singapore
    B) Bangkok
    C) Shanghai
    D) Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bangkok remains the most visited destination in Asia Pacific and Singapore continues to lead the Thai capital in total visitor expenditure.
  6. Who has become the first Indian woman to drive Formula E racing car?
    A) Neelu Jha
    B) Minisha Lamba
    C) Gul Panag
    D) Vaishali Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Actor Gul Panag’s has become the first Indian woman to drive Formula E racing car in Barcelona, Spain. She, reportedly, drove the M4Electro at the Circuit de Calafat in Catalonia, Spain, which is a Mahindra fourth generation Formula E race car.
  7. Dipika Pallikal Karthik is related to which sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Squash
    C) Cricket
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Squash
  8. Who has become the first Indian to win Asian Squash women title?
    A) Joshna Chinappa
    B) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
    C) Janet Vidhi
    D) Ritika Bhattacharya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Joshna Chinappa has scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women’s final.
  9. Pankaj Advani secured which position at the Asian Snooker Championship?
    A) FIrst
    B) Second
    C) Third
    D) Fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : He won silver medal after losing to China’s Lv Haotian
  10. Who has won the Barcelona Open tennis tournament?
    A) Aljaz Bedene
    B) Andy Murray
    C) Dominic Thiem
    D) Rafael Nadal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Spanish star Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets to win his 10th title at the Barcelona Open tennis tournament.
  11. Who has won the 2017 Russian Grand Prix?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Kimi Raikkonen
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Valtteri Bottas- Finland- Mercedes
  12. SpaceX has launched a spy satellite named NROL-76 for which country?
    A) US
    B) South Korea
    C) North Korea
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : SpaceX has launched a spy satellite named NROL-76 for the US Department of Defence.
  13. Aircraft AG600 that recently completed its first glide test belongs to which country?
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) Russia
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : China’s first amphibious aircraft AG600, stated to be the largest in the world, has successfully conducted its first glide test in the Chinese city of Zhuhai as it braced for its maiden flight.
  14. European Space Agency (ESA) along with space agency of which country is planning to build the first-ever “moon village”?
    A) India
    B) US
    C) China
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : China and Europe are planning to build the first-ever “moon village” that could serve as a launching pad for deep space missions such as one to Mars, or even as a spot for space tourism and lunar mining.
  15. 2017 Global Mobile Internet Conference has begun in which city?
    A) Delhi
    B) Tokyo
    C) Beijing
    D) Shanghai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The 2017 Global Mobile Internet Conference held in Beijing. It featured speakers from technology giants such as Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and Tencent. The event is hosted annually in Beijing and Silicon Valley, California.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (2 May 2017) – The Hindu

  1. When is International Labour Day observed?
    A) April 30
    B) May 1
    C) May 2
    D) May 3
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : May 1,
    Theme 2017: “Celebrating the International Labour Movement”
  2. Which state has decided to set up India’s first Bustard Breeding Center?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Rajasthan
  3. Bloomberg news agency has tied up with which social media platform for the live streaming of the news channel?
    A) Facebook
    B) Twitter
    C) Google Plus
    D) Youtube
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Twitter

 

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