Current Affairs Quiz: April 22, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 22 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  21 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 22 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 21 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 21, 2017

  1. What amount has World Bank approved for National Waterway 1 (Varanasi-Haldia)?
    A) $ 175 million
    B) $ 275 million
    C) $ 375 million
    D) $ 475 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The US$375 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), has a 7-year grace period, and a maturity of 17 years.
  2. RBI will observe India’s Financial Literacy Week from June 5-9, 2017. The week will focus on how many themes?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Four themes
    KYC, Exercising Credit Discipline, Grievance Redressal and Going Digital (UPI and *99#).
  3. Name the first re-insurer to open an office at India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT city Gujarat.
    A) ITI Reinsurance Limited
    B) General Insurance Corporation of India.
    C) Munich Re
    D) LIC Re
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re)
  4. With which country India has signed an Inter-Governmental MOU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding?
    A) China
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) South Korea
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India and South Korea signed an Inter-governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Co-operation in Shipbuilding
  5. Ministry of Law and Justice has recently launched three new welfare initiatives that would facilitate access to justice for the poor. Which of the following is not one of them?
    A) Pro-bono legal services
    B) Nyaya Sikhsha
    C) Tele-law service
    D) Nyaya Mitra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Pro-bono legal services, Tele-law service, Nyaya Mitra
  6. Ministry of Law and Justice has recently launched three new welfare initiatives that would facilitate access to justice for the poor. In which of the following scheme a retired judicial officer, or an executive officer with judicial experience, will be put in charge of assisting those suffering due to judicial delays?
    A) Pro-bono legal services
    B) Muft Nyayalaya
    C) Tele-law service
    D) Nyaya Mitra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Under the ‘Pro-bono legal services’, lawyers can register themselves to volunteer pro-bono services for litigants who are unable to afford it.
    ‘Tele-law service’ seeks to connect litigants with lawyers through video conferencing facilities.
    Under Nyaya Mitra, a retired judicial officer, or an executive officer with judicial experience, will be put in charge of assisting those suffering due to judicial delays.
  7. Which of the following state has signed an MoU with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the lives of small farmers in the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Odisha
  8. India’s first village of books is set to open in which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Kerala
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Panchgani, Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra.
  9. Joint Military Exercise ‘Bold Kurukshetra’ is held between India and which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Myanmar
    C) Singapore
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Singapore
  10. The 11th edition of bilateral armor exercise, Bold Kurukshetra was held in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Uttar Pradesh
  11. Indian Navy recently successfully test-fired a BrahMos Missile. BrahMos Missile has been jointly developed by India and which country?
    A) Germany
    B) Russia
    C) USA
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : BrahMos missile has been jointly developed by India and Russia, and its anti-ship variant has already been inducted into the Indian Navy.
  12. Which actor has been selected for the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Aamir Khan
    C) Shahrukh Khan
    D) Aakshay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Aamir Khan will be honoured with theVishesh Puraskar for Best Film ‘Dangal’
  13. Which Indian cricketer has been selected for the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards?
    A) Sunil Gavaskar
    B) Sachin Tendulkar
    C) Kapil Dev
    D) Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Kapil Dev
  14. Which of the following has won the Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
    A) SI Group
    B) ZEP, Inc.
    C) Cray Valley
    D) GNFC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
  15. Which of the following company has become India’s most valued firm by market capitalization?
    A) TCS
    B) Reliance Industries Limited
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Maruti Suzuki
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries regained its status as India’s most valued firm by market capitalisation, overtaking TCS.
  16. Video gaming will feature as a medal winning event in which edition of Asian Games?
    A) 2018
    B) 2022
    C) 2026
    D) 2030
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 2022 Asian Games: Hangzhou, China
  17. Who has been appointed as the coach of the Indian women’s cricket team?
    A) Tushar Arothe
    B) Purnima Rau
    C) Preeti Dimri
    D) Mohammad Kaif
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Tushar Arothe has replaced Purnima Rau as India women cricket coach
  18. Nora Chopra who passed away recently was a/an _______ .
    A) Sportsperson
    B) Politician
    C) Journalist
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Senior journalist and columnist
  19. China recently announced “standardised” official names for how many places in Arunachal Pradesh?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Six places
  20. Who is the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy?
    A) Helga Schmid
    B) Federica Mogherini
    C) Alain Le Roy
    D) Catherine Ashton
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Federica Mogherini

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (22 April 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. When is World Earth Day observed?
    A) 22 April
    B) 20 April
    C) 23 April
    D) 19 April
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : 22 April
  2. 3rd edition of International Conference and Exhibition on Steel Industry ‘India Steel 2017’ was held in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Held in Mumbai ; Organised by FICCO ; Inaugurated by: Chaudhary Birender Singh
  3. Which place has won the 2017 World’s Best Destination Award by TripAdvisor?
    A) LomBok
    B) Bali
    C) Borneo
    D) Sumatra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bali, Indonesia
  4. Who has won the Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Player by Golf Industry Association (GIA)?
    A) Ali Sher
    B) Aditi Ashok
    C) Shiv Kapur
    D) Ankita Tiwana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Award for Outstanding Achievement as a Player: Aditi Ashok
  5. Who has won the Award for the Men’s Player of the Year (2016) by Golf Industry Association (GIA)?
    A) Ali Sher
    B) Shiv Kapur
    C) S.S.P Chawrasia
    D) Anirban Lahiri
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : S.S.P Chawrasia

 

 

 

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