Current Affairs Quiz: April 28, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 28 April 2017.

Current Affairs Quiz 28 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  27 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 28 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 27 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 27, 2017

  1. The Reserve Bank will soon put into circulation new Rs 10 coins that have been minted to commemorate 125th year of ___________ .
    A) Allahabad High Court
    B) India Office Records and Private Papers
    C) National Archives of India
    D) Chennai High Court
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank will soon put into circulation new Rs. 10 coins that have been minted to commemorate 125th year of National Archives of India.
  2. The Reserve Bank will soon put into circulation Rs. 5 coins to celebrate ______ anniversary of Allahabad High Court.
    A) 100
    B) 125
    C) 150
    D) 175
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The central bank will also put into circulation new Rs. 5 coins to celebrate 150th anniversary of Allahabad High Court.
  3. Name the first financial literacy app in India for microfinance education launched by Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN).
    A) MFIN Educate
    B) MFIN Connect
    C) MFIN Desire
    D) MFIN Domain
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), a self-regulatory organisation and an industry association of microfinance, has launched a financial literacy mobile app ‘MFIN Connect for microfinance clients. MFIN Connect’ is the first financial literacy app in India for microfinance education. MFIN is a self-regulatory organisation and industry association of the microfinance industry.
  4. UDAN scheme is related to ?
    A) Efficient power distribution through Grids
    B) LED Bulb distribution
    C) LPG Distribution scheme
    D) Regional air connectivity scheme
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Regional air connectivity scheme
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Shimla-Delhi flight operated by state-owned Alliance Air. The air service under the UDAN or Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik scheme aims to make air travel accessible to lower middle class families and enhance connectivity with more airports in the country.
  5. Central Government has included how many places in second phase for Swachh Iconic Places under Swachh Bharat Mission?
    A) 5
    B) 10
    C) 15
    D) 20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : 10 places
  6. Name the mobile app launched by Union Minister for Urban Development, on the occasion of the 15th Meeting of the National Board for MSME.
    A) MyMSME
    B) OurMSME
    C) MSME Advantage
    D) MSME Dev
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : He launched Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Council (MSEFC) portal and MyMSME Mobile App.
  7. Recently a joint working group has been formed between Colombo and New Delhi to work on _____.
    A) Electricity Transmission
    B) Food Security
    C) Water Sharing
    D) Infrastructure Development
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : A joint working group has been formed by India and Sri Lanka to work on infrastructure development including a port in Sri Lanka
  8. Recently India has signed an agreement with which country for the exchange of information and technology in the agriculture sector.
    A) Germany
    B) Slovakia
    C) Poland
    D) Belarus
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India and Poland have signed an agreement on the exchange of information and technology in the agriculture sector.
  9. Which company/bank has collaborated with MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) PayTm
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Airtel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm has announced that it has collaborated with MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold, which will enable its customers to buy gold online and store it in MMTC-PAMPs secure vaults free of charge.
  10. What is India’s rank in 2017 world press freedom ranking?
    A) 132
    B) 133
    C) 135
    D) 136
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : 136 out of 180 country.
  11. Which country has topped the 2017 world press freedom rankings?
    A) Sweden
    B) Norway
    C) Finland
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark took the first four positions in the rankings.
  12. Who has been conferred with the 52nd Jnanpith Award?
    A) Raghuveer Chaudhari
    B) Bhalchandra Nemade
    C) Kedarnath Singh
    D) Shankha Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Shankha Ghosh is a Bengali Indian poet and critic.
  13. Nita Ambani has been made the member of which of the following sports governing body?
    A) Olympic channel
    B) Olympic education Commission
    C) Olympic Law Governance
    D) Both A and B
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : India’s first woman International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani has made it to two important commissions of the global sports governing body, including the prestigious Olympic channel.
    Besides the Olympic Channel, the 53-year-old Ambani has also been made a member of Olympic education Commission as IOC announced the composition of 26 commissions for 2017.
  14. Who has won Miss Teen Universe 2017?
    A) Srishti Kaur
    B) Ary Trava
    C) Samantha Pierre
    D) Vidushi Mitra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Srishti Kaur, a resident of Noida, has been crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017 after beating 25 contestants from around the world at the annual beauty pageant event held at Managua, the capital of Central American country Nicaragua.
    She also won an award for the best national costume, which featured a peacock – the Indian national bird.
  15. Recently India successfully test-fired its Agni-III ballistic missile. Agni-III is a ____ missile
    A) short range
    B) intermediate range
    C) large
    D) extreme large
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Agni-III is an intermediate-range ballistic missile developed by India as the successor to Agni-II. It has a range of 3,000 km- 5,000 km
  16. Which of the following has become India’s first public hospital for eye tumours?
    A) SGPGI
    B) JIPMER
    C) AIIMS
    D) KEM Hospital
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : AIIMS, Delhi
    The facility at the Rajendra Prasad Centre for Opthalmic Sciences will treat children suffering from a type of cancer called Retinoblastoma and adults who suffer from melanoma.
  17. Actor Vinod Khanna who passed away recently was a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from ____ .
    A) Batala
    B) Rajpura
    C) Gurdaspur
    D) Nabha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Veteran Bollywood actor-turned-politician and former union Minister Vinod Khanna has passed awy after a prolonged illness
    The actor was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from Gurdaspur in Punjab.
    He was appointed the Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and later the Minister of State for External Affairs in the government of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  18. Which country has recently test fired long-range missile Minuteman III?
    A) North Korea
    B) US
    C) China
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The US Air Force has test-fired an unarmed long-range missile Minuteman III capable of carrying a nuclear weapon.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (28 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Who has been appointed as Director General of Central Reserve Police Force?
    A) Rajendra Bhalla
    B) Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
    C) Raghuveer Chawdhary
    D) Arvind Pal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
  2. Which High Court has ruled that Hospitals Can’t Hold Patients Hostage For Unpaid Bills?
    A) Allahabad High Court
    B) Chennai High Court
    C) Delhi High Court
    D) Kolkata High Court
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Delhi High Court
  3. As per Vision 2031-32 of NITI Aayog, All Indian will have two-wheelers or cars, power, air conditioners and digital connectivity by which year?
    A) 2030
    B) 2031
    C) 2032
    D) 2033
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 2032

 

 

 

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