Current Affairs Quiz: May 25, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 25 May 2017

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

Quiz from Current Affairs 24 May 2017 of A2Z Click Here to Read Current Affairs of May 24, 2017

  1. After abolition of FIPB, FDI proposals worth over _____ will continue to require final approval from the Cabinet.
    A) Rs 1,000 crore
    B) Rs 5,000 crore
    C) Rs 10,000 crore
    D) Rs 50,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) There are 11 sectors that will need approvals (i.e they are not through automatic routes)
    (ii) The FDI proposals above Rs 5,000 crore would continue to be cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.
    (iii)
  2. With which country India has signed an MoU on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Spain
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Transplant Organization, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain and the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services.
  3. “Swachh Bharat App” is monitored by which ministry?
    A) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    B) Ministry of Culture
    C) Ministry of Urban Development
    D) Ministry of Tourism
    View Answer
    Option B
  4. Ministry of External Affairs has launched which of the following initiative for digital attestation of documents?
    A) e-attestation
    B) e-forms
    C) e-sanad
    D) e-value
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : ‘e-Sanad’ — an initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in association with two other ministries — will initially be hosting school leaving certificates with the help of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). In subsequent phases, the portal will also host documents from central universities.
  5. Which insurance product has been voted Product of the Year 2017, for product innovation in the insurance category?
    A) ICICI Pru iProtect Smart
    B) Aviva Heart Care, ‘2 Hearts, 1 Plan’
    C) ICICI Pru Heart and Cancer
    D) Aviva Heart and Cancer Plan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Aviva Heart Care, ‘2 Hearts, 1 Plan’ – is a unique joint coverage policy for couples
  6. India and Japan have partnered to set up a _____ liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Sri Lanka.
    A) $500 million
    B) $550 million
    C) $150 million
    D) $250 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Where? – In Sri Lanka
    (ii) Which two country will set up?- India and Japan
    (iii) Cost $250 million
    (iv) 50:50 Joint Venture between Petronet (India) and a Japanese Company
  7. Which telecom company has partnered with British company Inmarsat, to open a new Indian GSPS Gateway?
    A) Airtel
    B) Reliance
    C) BSNL
    D) Vodafone
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Under licence from India’s Department of Telecommunications (DOT), the new GSPS gateway, located in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, will enable BSNL and Inmarsat to meet the most demanding requirements of satphone users throughout the country.
  8. Who has won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Ravichandran Ashwin
    C) Steve Smith
    D) Ravindra Jadeja
    View Answer
    Option B
  9. Who has been elected as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization?
    A) Margaret Chan
    B) Anders Nordström
    C) Tedros Adhanom
    D) Lee Jong-wook
    View Answer
    Option C
  10. Which country will host 29th African Union (AU) summit?
    A) Nigeria
    B) Egypt
    C) Tanzania
    D) Ethiopia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The 29th African Union (AU) summit will held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from July 3 to 4.
  11. Sir Roger Moore who passed away recently was a/an _____ .
    A) scientist
    B) actor
    C) journalist
    D) politician
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  1. Which state has launched e-clinics service for farmers with the aim to double farmers’ income by 2022?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Haryana
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The J&K government on Wednesday launched an e-clinics service for farmers with the aim to double farmers’ income by 2022. The Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), has set up 15 plant clinics in Samba, Kathua and Jammu.
  2. Who has been elected to the BWF Athletes’ Commission after Saina Nehwal?
    A) Pullela Gopichand
    B) Jwala Gutta
    C) Ashwini Ponnappa
    D) P.V. Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu has became the second Indian after her compatriot Saina Nehwal to be inducted in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission.
  3. Which country has launched world’s first operational robot police officer ‘Robocop’?
    A) Saudi Arabia
    B) UAE
    C) India
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Dubai Police, UAE

 

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