Current Affairs Quiz: April 27, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 27 April 2017.

Current Affairs Quiz 27 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  26 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 27 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 26 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 26, 2017

  1. Which country has become the first country to open honorary consulate office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City)?
    A) Bulgaria
    B) Belgium
    C) Belarus
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Belgium has become the first country to open an honorary consulate office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).
  2. Unocoin company provide user with wallet facility which can be used to store ____ .
    A) Peercoin
    B) Litecoin
    C) Novacoin
    D) Bitcoin
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Unocoin is a leading Bitcoin Company in India. 1 Bitcoin will cost approximately Rs. 88,000.
  3. Which payment gateway provider has partnered with Unocoin to simplify buying Bitcoins via net banking
    A) Citrus Pay
    B) CCAvenue
    C) PayUbiz
    D) PayTM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Unocoin announced its partnership with PayU Biz, a leading payment gateway, to facilitate Unocoin users in buying Bitcoin using the net banking feature.
  4. With which country India has signed an MOU on “Cooperation in Economic Projects” recently?
    A) Nepal
    B) China
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India and Sri Lanka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Cooperation in Economic Projects” during the on-going visit of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to India.
  5. What is the name of the Central government scheme for students from higher educational institutions to volunteer to offer innovative, original and practical solutions to problems facing the country and get rewarded for their efforts?
    A) Innovate Scheme
    B) Solution Scheme
    C) IDEAS Scheme
    D) Original Scheme
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : IDEAS- Innovations for Development of Efficient and Affordable Systems.
  6. Which state in India is set to become the first state to invite all Twitter and Facebook users to interact with the Chief Minister and contribute towards improving various services.
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Haryana is poised to become the first state to invite all Twitter and Facebook users to interact with the Chief Minister Manohar Lal and contribute towards further improving various services being provided by different departments.
  7. Which state has become the first state to use drones for real-time monitoring of the forest fires?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : In a first, the Uttarakhand Forest Department has launched a drone for real-time monitoring of the forest fire and to take preventive measures. This is for the first time in India.
  8. Which of the following organization has signed an MOU with Geneva based Innovative Finance Foundation (IFF) and France based 3WAYSTE company to further India’s waste management capabilities?
    A) National Green Tribunal
    B) The Energy and Resources Institute
    C) The Central Pollution Control Board of India
    D) The Wildlife Institute of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the Innovative Finance Foundation (IFF) and 3WAYSTE company signed an MoU to collaborate on the rollout of a breakthrough technology for municipal solid waste management.
  9. Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has upgraded Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru to _______
    A) Level 1
    B) Level 2
    C) Level 3
    D) Level 3+
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has said the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has upgraded Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, to ‘Level 3+ Neutrality’, which is the highest level of environmental achievement available to airports.
  10. Wikipedia is set to roll out a news service that combines the work of professional journalists and volunteers. What is the name of this service?
    A) Wikitribune
    B) WikiJournals
    C) WikiMedia
    D) WikiTruth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Wikipedia’s co-founder Jimmy Wales is planning a news service that combines the work of professional journalists and volunteers. His goal is for Wikitribune to offer “factual and neutral” articles that help combat the problem of “fake news”.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (27 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Where is the headquarter of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) located?
    A) US
    B) Germany
    C) Switzerland
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Gland, Switzerland
  2. Which state has announced the launch of Electricity Bill Surcharge Waiver Scheme 2017 to provide consumers another opportunity to clear their outstanding bills?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Kolkata
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Haryana
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant is located in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Kerala government will examine the Centre’s proposal to hand over NTPC’s Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant at Kayamkulam to the State,
  4. As per a new SEBI guideline regarding use of e-wallets for buying Mutual Funds, Investments up to ________ per mutual fund per financial year can be made using e-wallets
    A) Rs 25,000
    B) Rs 35,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 80,000
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rs 50,000
  5. Radivoje Rasa Popov who passed away recently was a popular ______
    A) Politician
    B) Sportsperson
    C) Writer
    D) Scientist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : He was a writer, publisher, actor and journalist
  6. Central Government has recently cleared Ten New Swachh Iconic Places under Swachh Bharat Mission. What is the total number of cities that are to be developed as Swachh Iconic Places under Swachh Bharat Mission?
    A) 50
    B) 100
    C) 150
    D) 250
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The list of these 100 places is under discussion and will be finalized soon.
  7. World Intellectual Property Day (WIP) is observed on which date?
    A) 24 April
    B) 25 April
    C) 26 April
    D) 27 April
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 26 April; Theme 2017: “Innovation – Improving Lives“.

 

 

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