Current Affairs Quiz: April 26, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 26 April 2017.

Current Affairs Quiz 26 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  25 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 26 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 25 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 25, 2017

  1. With which bank has Paisabazaar.com made a tie-up for pre-qualified retail financial products?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India’s largest financial marketplace for loans and credit cards Paisabazaar.com has announced a first of its kind strategic partnership with YES Bank, India’s fifth largest private sector bank.
  2. SIMsePAY app is of which of the following banks?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Yes Bank
  3. Which bank has won the Golden Peacock National Quality Award, 2016 at the Institute of Directors (IOD) 2016 World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence & Innovation held in Dubai?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank, has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service Award 2017’ for its innovative mobile technology product, SIMsePAY at the Dubai Global Convention 2017 for the 27th World Congress on Leadership for Business Excellence & Innovation and Presentation of Golden Peacock Awards.
  4. Who is the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
    A) Maithripala Sirisena
    B) Ranil Wickremesinghe
    C) Ravi Karunanayake
    D) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : PM- Ranil Wickremesinghe
    President- Maithripala Sirisena
    PM of Sri Lanka is on a visit to India
  5. Who is the President of Cyprus?
    A) Hüseyin Özgürgün
    B) Demetris Christofias
    C) Nicos Anastasiades
    D) Tassos Papadopoulos
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has arrived in India on a 5-day visit
  6. The central government has extended the Startups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP) scheme by how many years?
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years?
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 3 years
  7. The central government has extended the Startups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP) scheme till _____.
    A) March 2021
    B) April 2021
    C) March 2020
    D) April 2020
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : SIPP was was in force till March 31 this year, now extended by 3 years till March 2020
  8. Recently e-SOT and e-PRAN cards were launched for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) subscribers. What does SOT stands for?
    A) subscriber of transaction
    B) systematic online transmission
    C) statement of transaction
    D) subscriber online tele-verification
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : statement of transaction
  9. Recently e-SOT and e-PRAN cards were launched for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) subscribers. What does PRAN stands for?
    A) Permanent Retirement Account Number
    B) Post Retirement Account Number
    C) Preferred Retirement Account Number
    D) Provident Regulated Account Number
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Permanent Retirement Account Number
  10. India’s first sea ropeway will link Mumbai City to which Island?
    A) Salsette Island
    B) Elephanta Island
    C) Cross Island
    D) Butcher Island
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s first and longest ropeway will connect Mumbai with the Elephanta Island in the Arabian Sea. The proposed 8-km long ropeway will be constructed by the Mumbai Port Trust
  11. Which country will host 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017)?
    A) Saudi Arabia
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The International Road Federation (IRF) has announced that India is set to host the 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017) on November 13.
    The theme of this year’s edition is ‘Safe Roads and Smart Mobility: The Engines of Economic Growth’.
    The 17th World Road Meeting (WRM 2013) was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  12. Northeast India’s largest Information Technology (IT) hub has been inaugurated at Agartala. It has been setup at a cost of ___ ?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 75 crore
    C) Rs 100 crore
    D) Rs 150 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Northeast India’s largest Information Technology (IT) hub has been inaugurated at Agartala to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology. It is set up at a cost of Rs. 50 crore.
  13. Government has decided to setup central university for Divyangs in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Uttar Pradesh
  14. Mobile caravans carrying the message ‘Identity is different, but Rights are one’ to sensitise people in the rural areas about issues of gender-based discrimination were launched in which state of India?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Bihar
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Six mobile caravans were launched to sensitise people in the rural areas about issues of gender-based discrimination in Punjab.
  15. Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has signed an agreement with _______ and Jet Airways to attract more visitors to the state
    A) Emirates
    B) Etihad Airways
    C) Qatar Airways
    D) EVA Air
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Etihad Airways
  16. Which airlines in collaboration with Taj Hotels has signed an MoU with the Punjab government to promote tourism in the state?
    A) IndiGo
    B) SpiceJet
    C) Vistara
    D) Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Vistara Airlines in collaboration with Taj Hotels has signed an MoU with the Punjab government to promote tourism in the state.
  17. Which of the following has won the Golden Peacock Business Excellence Award (GPBEA) 2017 in the large scale industry-Transportation-Aviation category?
    A) Airports Authority of India
    B) Cochin International Airport Limited
    C) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited
    D) GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd has announced it has won the Golden Peacock Business Excellence Award 2017 in the large scale industry-Transportation-Aviation category.
  18. Naval exercise Varuna is held between India and which country?
    A) Germany
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India and France have began their week-long bilateral naval exercise Varuna
  19. Toulon port is located in which country?
    A) Germany
    B) France
    C) Russia
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India and France have began their week-long bilateral naval exercise Varuna in France’s Toulon port.
  20. Who is the India’s youngest Chancellor to win the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Foundation Kerala State award for the year 2016-17?
    A) Deelip M Mitra
    B) Vipin K Nair
    C) Dileep K Nair
    D) Vineet M Mitra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The youngest ever chancellor of any university in the nation, Dileep K Nair, who currently is the Chancellor of the North East Frontier Technical University (NEFTU) in Arunachal Pradesh, received Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Foundation Kerala State award for the year 2016-17.
  21. From May 1 Indians holding a valid US visa or a green card will get UAE visa valid for how many weeks on arrival in the country?
    A) 1 week
    B) 2 week
    C) 3 week
    D) 4 week
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 2 week
  22. World’s first malaria vaccine to be tested in Africa in which year?
    A) 2018
    B) 2019
    C) 2022
    D) 2025
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it is ready to go-ahead with the testing of the first malaria vaccine, RTS,S in real-world settings in year 2018
  23. NASA successfully launched its heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from which country?
    A) Australia
    B) New Zealand
    C) US
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : NASA successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB)

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (26 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Dhola–Sadiya bridge is constructed over which river?
    A) Ganga river
    B) Kaveri
    C) Brahmaputra
    D) Mahanadi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on May 24 inaugurate the country’s longest bridge over the Brahmaputra river (Dhola–Sadiya bridge) in Assam.
  2. On which date World Malaria Day is observed?
    A) March 22
    B) March 26
    C) March 25
    D) March 24
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : March 25
    Theme for 2017: Malaria prevention: let’s close the gap
  3. IAAF World Championships 2017 will be held in which country?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) Japan
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : London, UK

 

 

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