Current Affairs Quiz: May 24, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 24 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 24 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  23 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 24 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 23 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 23, 2017

  1. Recently State Bank of India released SBI Fastag. It is based on which of the following technology?
    A) Biometric
    B) RFID
    C) Geo Tag
    D) UFID
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : SBI Fastag, is a card that works on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. It will ensure cashless drive through toll plaza product for its customers.
  2. IFFCO has partnered with which bank for co-branded debit cards for farmers?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Bank of India
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) Union Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bank of Baroda (BOB) and IFFCO have rolled out their first set of co-branded debit cards for farmers as part of a novel initiative to push digitalisation and cashless economy.
  3. Which bank has launched a trading platform called “Selfie” for its customers?
    A) State bank of India
    B) ICICI bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Federal Bank, in association with Geojit, has launched a new trading platform called “Selfie” for customers. Designed and managed by Geojit, the trading platform will give its users absolute control over their investments with timely research inputs to make sound investment decisions.
  4. Recently Central Government launched SEVA dashboard. Which of the following is the use of the portal/app?
    A) to monitor electricity movement in power grids
    B) to monitor power generated from each unit of power plants
    C) to monitor movement of coal from mines allocated to the power sector.
    D) to estimate the total cost of power generation
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has launched the Saral Eindhan Vitaran Application (SEVA) dashboard. The mobile app and the online dashboard monitor the movement of coal from mines allocated to the power sector.
  5. As per the report released by The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre and the Norwegian Refugee Council, what is India’s rank among the countries most affected by displacement related to disasters?
    A) 5
    B) 7
    C) 3
    D) 9
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Top- China; Second- Philippines; Third- India
  6. The Uttar Pradesh government has made Aadhaar Card mandatory for students taking board exams in _____.
    A) 2018
    B) 2019
    C) 2022
    D) 2020
    View Answer
    Option A
  7. Who has won 2017 WWF International President’s Award?
    A) Ravi Singh
    B) Yolanda Kakabadse
    C) Adeline Kenizho
    D) Rohan Chakravarty
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Name of winners? – There were two winners: Rohan Chakravarty and Adeline Tiffanie
    (ii) President of WWF- Yolanda Kakabadse
    Rohan, under the banner of Green Humour, runs a series of cartoons on nature conservation issues, possibly one of the largest cartoon collections in the genre in India today. Published across several wildlife and environment magazines and newspapers, Green Humour is also the first Indian comic strip to be distributed internationally.
  8. Where is the headquarters of International Solar Alliance (ISA) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Gurugram
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Recently four African nations Djibouti, Cote d’Ivoire, Somalia and Ghana have joined ISA.
    Points to remember: (i) Headquarters- Gurugram
    (ii) the total number of signatories to the ISA framework agreement have reached 31
    (iii) The International Solar Alliance (ISA) initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris on 30 November 2015 by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande.
  9. Which film has won the Audience Choice Award at Beyond Borders Diversity of Cannes Short Film Showcase?
    A) Mukati Bhawan
    B) All I Want
    C) Lipstick Under My Burkha
    D) Just in Case
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Director of All I Want – Venika Mitra
    (ii) Name of the movie
  10. 70th World Health Assembly was held in?
    A) France
    B) USA
    C) Austria
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
  11. 2nd India-OPEC Institutional Dialogue was held in?
    A) Vienna
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is on a visit to Vienna, Austria to co-chair the 2nd India-OPEC Institutional Dialogue at the OPEC headquarters

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (24 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Paytm Payments Bank is the ___ bank to become operational as payments bank in India?
    A) 2nd
    B) 3rd
    C) 4th
    D) 5th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 3rd after Airtel Payments Bank and IPPB
  2. Japan will build World War 2 museum in which state of India?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Manipur
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option C

 

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  1. sachin shukla@Target SBI Mains

    ty:)

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