Current Affairs Quiz: April 23, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 23 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  22 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 23 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 22 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 22, 2017

  1. What is the minimum permissible investment (in grams gold) for the first tranche of sovereign gold bonds for the financial year 2017-18?
    A) 1 gram
    B) 2 gram
    C) 3 gram
    D) 4 gram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Minimum limit: 1 gram
    Maximum limit: 500 gram
    Interest Rate: 2.50%
  2. The deadline for filing declarations by black money holders about tax payment and deposits under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) has been extended to?
    A) April 30, 2017
    B) May 10, 2017
    C) June 1, 2017
    D) June 10, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : May 10, 2017
    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the date of filing of declaration under the PMGKY to May 10 in cases where tax, surcharge and penalty have been paid on or before March 31 and deposit under the Deposit Scheme has been made on or before April 30.
  3. Kilkari Mobile app is related to?
    A) Women Empowerment
    B) Agriculture Benefits
    C) Child birth and child care
    D) TB control
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : National Health Mission, NHM in Haryana has launched a mobile-based application Kilkari to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation.
    It must be noted that on 25 December 2016, i.e on Good Governance day Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare announced four new IT-based initiatives. One of them was Kilkari. Kilkari is an audio-based mobile service that delivers weekly audio messages to families about pregnancy, child birth and child care.
  4. 23rd Aajeevika Mela was organized in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The 23rd Aajeevika Mela organised by the Rural Development Ministry of India under its National Rural Livelihood Mission held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi
  5. 1st ‘India Indonesia Energy Forum’ was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Jakarta
    D) Medan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 1st ‘India Indonesia Energy Forum’, was held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  6. Recently Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) signed agreements with how many Singapore universities to provide training opportunities to students?
    A) two
    B) three
    C) four
    D) five
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today signed agreements with three Singapore universities to provide training opportunities to students. The memorandum of understandings (MoUs) will allow the universities and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, a business promotion agency, to tap into CII’s network of over 8,000 members to create overseas attachment opportunities for enrolled students.
  7. ASEAN-India Business Forum was held in which country?
    A) India
    B) Cambodia
    C) Malaysia
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Singapore
  8. Who has won the best actress female at Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017?
    A) Sonam Kapoor
    B) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    C) Kareena Kapoor
    D) Anushka Sharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the award for the best actress female for her stellar performance in the film “Sarabjit”.
  9. Who has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017?
    A) Hema Malini
    B) Zeenat Aman
    C) Madhuri Dixit
    D) Juhi Chawala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Zeenat Aman received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
  10. Who has won the lifetime achievement award at 80th Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) awards?
    A) Anita Guha
    B) Moushumi Chatterjee
    C) Devika Rani
    D) Nandita Chatterjee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Moushumi Chatterjee has received the lifetime achievement award, while actor Ashish Vidyarthi was honoured for his contribution to Indian Cinema at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) awards.
  11. Aditi Ashok is related to which sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Lawn Tennis
    C) Boxing
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Golf
  12. Which country will host 2018 Asian Games
    A) China
    B) Japan
    C) Brazil
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among sports removed from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.
  13. World’s first ever March for Science was organized on which date?
    A) April 20, 2017
    B) April 18, 2017
    C) April 22, 2017
    D) April 15, 2017
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Joining people in over 500 cities across the world, Coimbatore in India “stand up for science” in the world’s first ever March for Science
  14. Name the first airline carrier to adopt a satellite flight-tracking system.
    A) Qatar Airways
    B) Singapore Airlines
    C) Malaysia Airlines
    D) Japan Airlines
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Malaysia Airlines
  15. What was the theme of International Earth Day observed on April 22, 2017?
    A) Earth & Environment
    B) Pollution free Earth
    C) Spread Environmental Literacy
    D) Environmental & Climate Literacy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The campaign theme for 2017 is Environmental & Climate Literacy.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (23 April 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who is the president of Nepal?
    A) Maithripala Sirisena
    B) Tshering Tobgay
    C) Bidhya Devi
    D) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bidya Devi Bhandari was on an official visit to India.
  2. Pakistan’s Gwadar port has been leased to The China Overseas Port Holding Company for how many years?
    A) 20
    B) 30
    C) 40
    D) 50
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 40 years
  3. G-20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting that was held in April 2017, was held in which country?
    A) UK
    B) Russia
    C) India
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Washington D.C., USA

 

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