Current Affairs Quiz: April 25, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 25 April 2017.

Current Affairs Quiz 25 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  24 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 25 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 24 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 24, 2017

  1. CREDAI recently signed an MOU with which bank to provide loans at a concessional rate to builders as well as customers for affordable housing projects?
    A) Canara bank
    B) Punjab National bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : State Bank of India
  2. Recently SBI and CREDAI signed an MOU to provide loans at a concessional rate to builders as well as customers for affordable housing projects. Where is the headquarter of CREDAI located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Delhi
  3. Which NBFC in India has received commitment from International Finance Corporation for Masala Bonds/ non-convertible debentures?
    A) Tata Cleantech Capital Limited
    B) Capital First
    C) Fullerton India Credit Company
    D) Both B and C
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : New generation NBFCs such as Capital First and Fullerton India Credit Company have just received commitment from IFC for $50 million and $100 million respectively as they were exploring the more liquid offshore bond market for raising resources.
  4. The first two branches of Indian Post Payments Bank were opened at which two city?
    A) Ranchi and Kolkata
    B) Ranchi and Raipur
    C) Kolkata and Raipur
    D) Kolkata and Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The first two branches of IPPB have been opened in January 2017 in Ranchi and Raipur.
    India Post Payment Bank branches will be opened in 650 districts across the country during next 4 months
  5. What is India’s rank in term of importer of liquefied petroleum gas or LPG as per a report in Bloomberg?
    A) First
    B) Second
    C) Third
    D) Fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India is Second, replaced Japan. China is at top
  6. Which country is the world’s largest military spender as per figures released by Sipri?
    A) Japan
    B) South Korea
    C) US
    D) Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : US
  7. What is India’s rank in the world’s largest military spender as per figures released by Sipri?
    A) third
    B) fourth
    C) fifth
    D) sixth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : fifth
  8. Indian Railways is looking to set up a solar power plant in Bhilai (Chhattisgarh). What is the total cost of this power plant?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 150 crore
    D) Rs 200 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Rs 200 crore. Of the total cost, 20 per cent will be borne by the Railways, while the remaining 80 per cent will be raised through debt.
  9. Indian Railways is looking to set up a solar power plant in Bhilai (Chhattisgarh). What will be the total capacity of this power plant?
    A) 10 MW
    B) 20 MW
    C) 40 MW
    D) 50 MW
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The project cost of the 50 MW plant is estimated at ₹200 crore.
  10. Which state recently signed an MOU with the Indian Railways, to plant trees adjacent to the railway tracks in the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Maharashtra govt signs MoU with Railways to expand green cover
  1. Which state won the National Youth Athletics Meet concluded in Hyderabad?
    A) Kerala
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Haryana beat arch rivals Kerala after six years to win the team championship at the National Youth Athletics Meet
  2. Asia’s second largest Church has opened in which state of India?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Kerala
    C) Nagaland
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Dubbed as Asia’s largest Baptist Churchand Asia’s second largest Church, the new Sumi Baptist Church Zunheboto (SBCZ) in Nagaland was dedicated by Rev. Dr. Solomon Rongpi, general secretary of the CBCNEI
  3. Who has been elected as the President of Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI)?
    A) Dinesh Patel
    B) I S Israni
    C) Mridul Gehlot
    D) J K Patel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Mridul Gehlot- President-AKFI
  4. Who has been elected as the general secretary of Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI)?
    A) Dinesh Patel
    B) I S Israni
    C) Mridul Gehlot
    D) J K Patel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Dinesh Patel – general secretary- AKFI
  5. Which of the following All India Radio has won the prestigious “Lelte Award”?
    A) AIR Rohtak
    B) AIR Shimla
    C) AIR Allahabad
    D) AIR Aizawl
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Recognizing the contribution rendered by All India Radio (AIR) Aizawl for the over all progress & development of Mizoram, AIR Aizawl has been honoured with the prestigious “Lelte Award”.
  6. Who has been awarded with the P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017?
    A) Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay
    B) Kailash Satyarthi
    C) A K Chandra
    D) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi has been presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar (award) for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour.
  7. Name the Indian who has won the 2017 Goldman Prize.
    A) Anil Agarwal
    B) Prafulla Samantara
    C) Norma Alvares
    D) Ramesh Agrawal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Total 6 person received the award of which one was India: Prafulla Samantara
  8. Which Bollywood movie has won the best film honour at the Hong Kong International Film Festival?
    A) Newton
    B) Traffic
    C) A Scandall
    D) Fever
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Actor Rajkummar Rao-starrer “Newton” has won the best film honour at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The film is directed by Amit Masurkar.
  9. Who has won Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016?
    A) Rajendra Prasad
    B) Raghu Karumanchi
    C) Kasinadhuni Viswanath
    D) Kalyanam Raghuramaiah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Renowned filmmaker and actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath, best known for his award-winning movies in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi, has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the film industry.
  10. Who won shot put gold at Asian Grand Prix?
    A) Deepika Vardhan
    B) Vartika Chandra
    C) Manpreet Kaur
    D) Neena Joshi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Manpreet Kaur won Gold.
  11. Neeraj Chopra is related to which event in sports?
    A) Shot Put
    B) Javelin Throw
    C) Discuss Throw
    D) High Jump
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Neeraj Chopra won silver medal in Javelin Throw at Asian Grand Prix
  12. Sandhya Agarwal is a retired player of which sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) Cricket
    C) Tennis
    D) 100 m race
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The ‘Marylebone Cricket Club’ has offered honourary life membership to Sandhya Agarwal, former captain of the Indian women’s Test team.
  13. Which Astronaut has broken the record for most days in space by a US astronaut?
    A) Ellen Ochoa
    B) Barbara Morgan
    C) Marsha Ivins
    D) Peggy Whitson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Peggy Whitson has broken the record for most days in space by a US astronaut.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (25 April 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. When is National Panchayati Raj Day celebrated?
    A) 20 April
    B) 21 April
    C) 23 April
    D) 24 April
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : April 24
  2. Name the 101 year old Indian athlete who has won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland
    A) Ram Prakash
    B) Man Kaur
    C) Dev Kaur
    D) Ram Preet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete’s remarkable, late-blooming career.
  3. Uttar Pradesh Government has set the deadline to make the state Open Defecation Free by _____.
    A) October 2017
    B) April 2018
    C) October 2018
    D) December 2018
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : October 2018
  4. Who has won the Ghantasala national award?
    A) S. Janaki
    B) Vani Jairam
    C) Asha Bhosle
    D) Pulapaka Susheel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Versatile playback singer Vani Jairam was presented the Ghantasala national award instituted by the Ghantasala National Art Academy
  5. When is UN English Language Day observed?
    A) 21 April
    B) 22 April
    C) 23 April
    D) 24 April
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 23 April

 

 

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