Current Affairs Quiz: March 27, 2017

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

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

  1. Reserve Bank of India has allowed demonitised currency exchange up to Rs ____ in Nepal to each Nepali national.
    A) Rs 25,000
    B) Rs 5,000
    C) Rs 4,500
    D) Rs 10,000
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow an exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national.
  2. Members from which of the following forces will scale Everest as part of ‘Seabed to Summit’?
    A) Indian Army
    B) Indian Air Force
    C) Indian Navy
    D) All of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : An Indian Navy team is set to scale Mount Everest as a part of its ‘Sagar Tal se Sagar Matha (Seabed to Summit)’ expedition. The 24-member team, with personnel from INS Chakra and INS Chennai, will plant an ice-axe on the 8,848-metre high peak.
  3. Indian Railway is set to install Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks in 500 stations. What is the name of this Wifi Kiosk?
    A) Wow-Fi
    B) Railwire Saathi
    C) Rail-Fi
    D) Railwire WiFi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Christened as Railwire Saathi, the Wi-Fi kiosks will function like a PCO for Digital India and enable people to use services like e-commerce, online banking, offer them access to open school/university and insurance schemes, e-ticketing for train and bus services among others.
  4. Name the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in BSF?
    A) Vartika Joshi
    B) Vandana Katariya
    C) Tammana Pratha
    D) Tanushree Pareek
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : A resident of Rajasthan’s Bikaner, Tanushree Pareek has become the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history of the BSF, the country’s largest border guarding force. She will now be posted to command a unit along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab.
  5. What is India’s rank in largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic as per report by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA)?
    A) second
    B) third
    C) fourth
    D) fifth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India has become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic, beating Japan. United States with 815 million passengers in 2016 enjoyed the top position, followed by China with 490 million
  6. Which country hosted the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games?
    A) Brazil
    B) Australia
    C) Austria
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Austria
  7. How many medals Indian team won at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games?
    A) 70
    B) 71
    C) 72
    D) 73
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : 73 medals (37 golds, 10 silver and 26 bronze)
  8. Who has won the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Kimi Raikkonen
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Sebastian Vettel
  9. On March 26,2017 Bangladesh celebrated its ____ Independence Day.
    A) 44th
    B) 45th
    C) 46th
    D) 47th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : 47th (26 March 1971)
  10. Which cricketer holds the record of most number of runs in Test Cricket in a single season?
    A) Cheteshwar Pujara
    B) Ricky Pointing
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) Gautam Gambhir
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Ricky Pointing has 1483 test runs in a single season.

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

  1. Kandi road project is being build across which of the following National Park?
    A) Balphakram National Park
    B) Corbett National Park
    C) Bandipur National Park
    D) Dachigam National Park
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Kandi road project which will pass through the Corbett National Park will reduce the distance between Garhwal and Kumaon by around 70 km.
  2. Indian government is set to The government is set to change the definition of blindness to bring it in line with the WHO criteria. WHO defines blindness as a person unable to count fingers from a distance of ____ metres.
    A) three
    B) four
    C) five
    D) six
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : By WHO it is three meter, For India it is Six meter at present.
  3. India is in discussions with Sri Lanka and several Southeast Asian nations for the supply of Dhruv to foreign nations. Dhruv is a ____ .
    A) Stealth aircraft
    B) Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH)
    C) 4000-litre heavy tankers
    D) Fighter Ship
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH)
  4. Baruni festival is celebrated in which of the following state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Odisha
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajashtan
    View Answer
    Option A
  5. Which team won the 32nd Santosh Trophy National Football championship?
    A) Goa
    B) Bengal
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bengal

 

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