Current Affairs Quiz: March 26, 2017

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

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

  1. Which of the following financial company launched app named myLoan for personal loans offering to young and mobile savvy audience?
    A) HDFC
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Tata Capital
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : In a bid to woo the mobile-savvy youth, financial services company Tata Capital has launched a mobile app to offer personal loans up to Rs 15 lakh. The app, called myLoan, is a social profile-based personal loan mobile application.
  2. World Conference on Environment that was organized by National Green Tribunal was held in which place?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Noida
    C) New Delhi
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the ‘World Conference on Environment’ organized by the National Green Tribunal in New Delhi on March 25, 2017.
  3. Supreme court has made Aadhaar-based eKYC verification for mobile connection mandatory from _____
    A) March 2019
    B) March 2018
    C) February 2019
    D) February 2018
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : According to a department of telecom (DoT) notification, the telecom operators have been directed to re-verify their existing subscribers — both prepaid and postpaid — through an Aadhaar-based eKYC process by February 6, 2018.
  4. Which of the following PSU is not among the top three loss making PSU unit as per government survey?
    A) BHEL
    B) SAIL
    C) BSNL
    D) Air India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : he top three loss-making CPSEs — SAIL, BSNL and Air India — incurred a loss equal to 51.65 per cent of the total loss made by the top 10 loss-making CPSEs in 2015-16
  5. What will be the new name of Central Board of Excise & Customs(CBEC) after GST is rolled out?
    A) Central Board of Customs
    B) Central Board of Indirect Tax
    C) Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
    D) Central Board of New tax
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The apex policy making body for indirect taxes, Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) is being rechristened as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) in the run up to the Goods and Services Tax regime to be rolled out from July 1.
  6. Recently Indian Navy test fired Barak-8 missile from aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. Barak-8 missile has been jointly developed by India and ____.
    A) Japan
    B) France
    C) Israel
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : In a boost to India’s martime prowess, the Navy has successfully conducted the maiden trial firing of newly installed surface-to-air Barak missile system from its aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The missile system, the Israel-made Barak 8, was taken out from a decommissioned warship and fitted into the Vikramaditya, the former Admiral Gorshkov, in 2015. The missile system has been fitted on the warship by cutting the deck.
  7. Which of the following payment provider has signed MoU with Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh for becoming the preferred partner for providing digital payment solution to the residents and tourists visiting the state?
    A) PayTm
    B) MobiKwik
    C) Oxigen Services
    D) FreeCharge
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Oxigen Services, India’s largest payment solutions provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh for becoming the preferred partner for providing digital payment solution to the residents and tourists visiting the state.
  8. Which of the following university will host 105th Indian Science Congress in January 2018?
    A) Banaras Hindu University
    B) Osmania University
    C) Jawaharlal Nehru University
    D) Amity University
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The 105th session of Indian Science Congress will be hosted by Osmania University (O.U) of Hyderabad during January 3-7, 2018.
  9. Which of the following actor will receive Kala Ratan Award?
    A) Shahrukh Khan
    B) Aamir Khan
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) Anupam Kher
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be feted with a Kala Ratan Award by the Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari.
  10. Which of the following company will acquire ebay India operation?
    A) Snapdeal
    B) Amazon
    C) Shopclues
    D) Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Flipkart is acquiring eBay India in a deal that is part of a $2 billion fundraising. This comes after recent reports claimed that Flipkart has closed its $1 billion funding from Microsoft, Tencent and eBay, and plans to raise $1 billion more

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

  1. Which of the following state government will borrow Rs 700 crore from Reserve Bank of India to pay the salaries of government employees.
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : With its coffers running empty at the end of the current 2016-17 financial year, the state government has decided to borrow Rs 700 crore from the RBI on March 28 to pay this month’s salaries.
  2. D.Y. Patil stadium is located in ____?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The facilities at the D.Y. Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai — one of six venues set to host matches for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in October this year — came in for high praise from a inspection delegation
  3. World Wildlife Fund for Nature(WWF) celebrated its ___ anniversary on 25 March 2017
    A) 8th
    B) 9th
    C) 10th
    D) 11th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 10th
  4. Which of the following bowler has become the highest wicket taker in a single season of Test Cricket.
    A) Mitchel Stark
    B) Ravindra Jadeja
    C) Ravichandran Ashwin
    D) Umesh Yadav
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Ashwin went past South African pacer Dale Steyn, who had claimed 78 wickets in 12 Tests in 2007-08.
  5. Which of the following government has decided to start the extradition process of Vijay Malya to India?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option B

 

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