Current Affairs Quiz: May 23, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 23 May 2017

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

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

  1. Which insurance firm will launch automated email bot named SPOK?
    A) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    B) SBI Life insurance co Ltd
    C) Exide Life Insurance
    D) HDFC Life Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of Insurance company that has launched SPOK?- HDFC Life
    (ii) Name of the bot?- SPOK
    (iii) Function?- automated email reply
    (iv) HDFC Life has embarked on this initiative in collaboration with Senseforth, a startup that offers a wide range of enterprise bots built on its artificial intelligence (AI) platform.
  2. Who has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution during the period of indisposition of current minister Ram Vilas Paswan?
    A) Raj Nath Singh
    B) Radha Mohan Singh
    C) M. Venkaiah Naidu
    D) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Who has been given the additional charge?
    (ii) Radha Mohan Singh is the cabinet minister of?- Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare + additional charge of the above one
  3. India’s first high speed Tejas Express was inaugurated to run between which two stations?
    A) Mumbai- Pune
    B) Pune- Goa
    C) Mumbai- Goa
    D) Mumbai – Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The country’s first high-speed Tejas Express between Mumbai and Karmali in Goa, boasting of Wi-Fi, LCD screens, and automatic doors, has been flagged off by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
  4. Who is the head of the committee formed by Madhya Pradesh government to suggest measures to prevent ecological damage to Narmada River?
    A) Rajeev Dixit
    B) Rajeev Patel
    C) Rajendra Shukla
    D) Surendra Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Madhya Pradesh government has imposed a ban on sand mining on the Narmada riverbed and formed a committee of experts headed by Cabinet Minister Rajendra Shukla to suggest measures to prevent ecological damage to the river, considered as the lifeline of the state.
  5. What is the rank of India in stainless steel production as per International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF)?
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 5
    D) 6
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : First: China, Second: India
  6. Which port has won the Best Performance Awards from Ministry of Shipping for the highest growth in operating surplus?
    A) Kandla Port
    B) Mundra Port
    C) Visakhapatnam Port
    D) Cochin Port
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Cochin Port Trust has received two Best Performance Awards from Ministry of Shipping for the highest growth in operating surplus and also for achieving third highest growth in cargo traffic among the major ports in the year 2016-17.
  7. Who has won the International Humanitarian Award at the second annual Asian Voice Charity Awards?
    A) Naresh Sharma
    B) Meenal Sachdev
    C) Jacqueline Fernandez
    D) Shreya Ghoshal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has been awarded the International Humanitarian Award for her work in India and worldwide at the second annual Asian Voice Charity Awards held in London.
  8. Which team has won IPL 2017?
    A) Mumbai Indians
    B) Kolkata Knight RIders
    C) Sunrisers Hyderabad
    D) Rising Pune Supergiant
    View Answer
    Option A
  9. Who has won Italian Open’s Men’s Singles title?
    A) Andy Murray
    B) Stan Wawrinka
    C) Alexander Zverev
    D) Novak Djokovic
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Germany’s Alexander Zverev has won Italian Open’s Men’s Singles title beating World No. 2 Novak Djokovic.
  10. Recently Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the “India 2017” Yearbook. Who is the author of this book?
    A) M. Venkaiah Naidu
    B) Rajiv Mehrishi
    C) Kiren Rijiju
    D) Hansraj Ahir
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the “India 2017” Yearbook, a compilation of current affairs for the aspirants preparing for civil services and other competitive examination, written by Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi. 
  1. When is International Day for Biodiversity observed?
    A) May 19
    B) May 21
    C) May 22
    D) May 23
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 22 May; The theme for 2017 International Biodiversity Day: “Biodiversitay and Sustainable Tourism”.

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

  1. Azraq Refugee Camp is located in?
    A) Syria
    B) Iraq
    C) Iran
    D) Jordan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Azraq has become the world’s first refugee camp powered by renewable energy. (Jordan)
  2. How many medals India has won at the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships?
    A) 8
    B) 10
    C) 14
    D) 16
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 10 Gold and 4 Silver
  3. Who has won the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship?
    A) R Vaishali
    B) Padmini Rout
    C) Uurtsaikh Uuriintuya
    D) Sarasdat Khademalsharieh
    View Answer
    Option A

 

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