Current Affairs Quiz: March 28, 2017

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

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

  1. Which of the following bank has tied up with Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, with an objective to finance the Micro Irrigation systems?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) UCO bank
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) United Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bank of Baroda, India’s leading public sector bank has entered into MOU with Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, with an objective to finance the Micro Irrigation systems i.e. drip and sprinkler irrigation sold by the company through the network of Bank of Baroda branches across the country.
  2. Which of the following bank has signed MoU with Piaggio Vehicles for providing financial support for the purchase of vehicles under Small Road Transport Operators (SRTO) scheme in Bengaluru
    A) Karnataka Bank
    B) Vijaya Bank
    C) Karur Vysya Bank
    D) Bank of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Vijaya Bank has entered into an MoU with Piaggio Vehicles for providing financial support for the purchase of vehicles under Small Road Transport Operators (SRTO) scheme in Bengaluru.
  3. Which bank has been adjudged as the ‘Best Small Bank for 2016’ (balance sheet size of less than Rs 1-lakh crore)
    A) Karur Vysya Bank
    B) UCO Bank
    C) Canara Bank
    D) United Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Karur Vysya Bank
  4. Repco Home Finance Ltd (RHFL) has signed an agreement with ________ for implementation of credit-linked subsidy scheme for the middle income group
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C) IDBI
    D) National Housing Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Repco Home Finance Ltd (RHFL) has signed an agreement with National Housing Bank for implementation of credit-linked subsidy scheme for the middle income group. The scheme will be implemented for one year with effect from January 1, 2017, in all statutory towns as per the Census 2011 and towns notified subsequently by the Centre
  5. Which Indian CEO has featured in Top 30 CEO list of American financial magazine Barron.
    A) Sunil Bharti Mittal
    B) Aditya Puri
    C) Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
    D) Chanda Kochhar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : HDFC Bank managing director Aditya Puri’s name has featured in the list of world’s 30 best CEOs, published by American financial magazine Barron’s.
  6. Which of the following system has been launched for online film certification?
    A) E-MovieCertify
    B) E-CineCertify
    C) E-Moviepramaan
    D) E-Cinepramaan
    View Answer
    Option D
  7. Which city in Haryana will soon get the worlds widest and shortest National Highway (NH)?
    A) Faridabad
    B) Karnal
    C) Gurgaon
    D) Panipat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Gurgaon- 16 lanes on a 3-km stretch
  8. Who has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at 6th National Photography Awards?
    A) Raghu Rai
    B) Raghu Pratap
    C) Raghu Raj
    D) Raghu Tej
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Photojournalist Raghu Rai was conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry for “his remarkable contribution to the field” at 6th National Photography Awards.
  9. Pawan Hans has tied up with which of the following to train helicopter pilots?
    A) Global Vectra Helicorp Limited (GVHL)
    B) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    C) Airport Authority of India
    D) Paramount airways
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : State-run Pawan Hans has joined hands with public sector chopper maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to train helicopter pilots.
  10. Name the first e-commerce company that will become the member of Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)?
    A) Paytm
    B) Flipkart
    C) Amazon
    D) Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The country’s fast-growing e-commerce industry will finally mark its presence at the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), with Paytm set to become a member of the self-regulatory voluntary organisation next month.
  11. flydubai/ Dubai Aviation Corporation has signed up with which Indian institute to set up flydubai’s Aviation Co-Innovation Lab at the institute?
    A) IIT Delhi
    B) IIIT, Allahabad
    C) IIIT, Hyderabad
    D) IIT Bombay
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : flydubai has signed up with IIIT-Hyderabad for setting up of flydubai’s Aviation Co-Innovation Lab at the institute.
  12. Which team has won the 32nd Santosh Trophy?
    A) Goa
    B) Bengal
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bengal defeated Goa
  13. Cricketer Shaun Tait who announced retirement from cricket played for which nation?
    A) New Zealand
    B) Australia
    C) England
    D) West Indies
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Australia
  14. World’s largest capstone has been discovered in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Telangana
  15. Name the president of Yemen who has been sentenced to death by rebel run court?
    A) Saleh Ali al-Sammad
    B) Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
    C) Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi
    D) Abdel-Aziz bin Habtour
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  1. Which state has become the first state to facilitate financial inclusion and extend banking services in unbanked areas through Self Help Groups?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Odisha has become the first state to facilitate financial inclusion and extend banking services in unbanked areas through SHGs formed under Odisha Livelihood Mission (OLM).
  2. Odisha government has signed agreement with which of the following bank to provide banking services through Self Help Groups (SHGs)?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) Union Bank of India
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Odisha government on Monday signed an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) to provide banking services through Self Help Groups (SHGs)
  3. Who has been awarded with the 6th Glenfiddichs Emerging Artist of the Year 2017?
    A) Vandana Kothari
    B) Mangesh Rajguru
    C) Sitaram Swain
    D) Akhil Mohan
    View Answer
    Option C 
  4. Name the long range maritime patrol aircraft that has been decommissioned by the Indian Navy at the INS Rajali naval air station in Arakkonam.
    A) AU-142C
    B) TU-142M
    C) AM-142Z
    D) TZ-142C
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : After close to three decades and 30,000 hours of accident-free flying to play a crucial role during major Naval operations, TU-142M long range maritime patrol aircraft will be de-inducted on Wednesday at the INS Rajali naval air station in Arakkonam.
  5. Playwriter Arun Sarma who passed away recently was a writer from which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Assam
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Renowned playwright and Sahitya Akademi Award winner Arun Sarma died on Monday at a private hospital in the national Capital after a brief illness.
  6. Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has launched Online Film Certification System of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Under the new system, for short films, promos or trailers of less than _____ minutes, the producer can submit their creations online.
    A) 15
    B) 12
    C) 5
    D) 10
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Under the new system, for short films, promos or trailers of less than 10 minutes, the producer can submit their creations online. For films longer than 10 minutes, the applicant will have to show the film at the examining theatre, but will not be required to visit CBFC offices, except for collecting certificates.
  7. India signed an agreement to renew supply of petroleum to Nepal for a period of five years. Which of the following Indian oil company has signed this agreement with Nepal Oil Company (NOC)?
    A) Essar Oil
    B) Hindustan Petroleum
    C) IOCL
    D) ONGC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL)

 

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