Current Affairs Quiz: May 28, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 28 May 2017

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

Quiz from Current Affairs 27 May 2017 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of May 27, 2017

  1. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has changed the definition of Startups in India by increasing the time period of establishment of startups from 5 years to _____
    A) 6 years
    B) 7 years
    C) 8 years
    D) 10 years
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) A startup must have headquarters in India
    (ii) Turnover should be less than Rs 25 crore
    (iii) Year of establishment must be less than 7 years
  2. India will provide a line of credit of _____ to Mauritius.
    A) USD 100 million
    B) USD 500 million
    C) USD 250 million
    D) USD 750 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Amount of LOC- USD 500 million
    (ii) Prime Minister of Mauritius- Pravind Jugnauth
  3. Haryana Government has announced monthly pension of _____ to journalists above 60 years and have completed 20 years in the profession.
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 9,000
    D) Rs 12,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a slew of incentives for journalists, including a Rs 10,000 monthly pension scheme, for those who are above 60 years and have completed 20 years in the profession. He also announced a life insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh and a cashless mediclaim policy of Rs 500,000.
  4. Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs and will take office from June 1, 2017?
    A) Rajiv Mehrishi
    B) Tapan Ray
    C) Ajit Seth
    D) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Corporate affairs secretary Tapan Ray will take up the additional charge of the post of Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs. He will replace Shaktikanta Das whose tenure was extended by government by 3 months.
  5. Which monument has topped world’s top 10 Travellers’ Choice awards for Landmarks?
    A) Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    B) St Peter’s Basilica
    C) Angkor Wat
    D) Taj Mahal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Top?- Angkor Wat in Siem Reap (Cambodia). Remember where it is located, can come as static.
  6. Which Indian monument has featured in the world’s top 10 Travellers’ Choice awards for Landmarks?
    A) Qutub Minar
    B) Gateway of India
    C) Char Minar
    D) Taj Mahal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: Which Indian monument got place?- Taj Mahal
    (ii) Position of Taj Mahal?- 5th
  7. 28th North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit started at?
    A) Poland
    B) Belgium
    C) Turkey
    D) Portugal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: 2017 NATO summit place?- Brussels, Belgium
    (ii) edition: 28th
    (iii) 2018 NATO summit?- Istanbul, Turkey
    (iv) Agenda- Terrorism
    (v) NATO HQ- Brussels, Belgium
  8. Where was the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Conference held (May)?
    A) Poland
    B) Turkey
    C) Belgium
    D) Mexico
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Mexico (Cancun)
  9. Recently Kami Rita became the third person to scale Mount Everest 21 times. He belongs to which country?
    A) India
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Bhutan
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Nepal’s Kami Rita became the third person to scale Mount Everest 21 times after he reached the summit of the world’s tallest mountain, Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation confirmed.
  10. Kanwar Pal Singh Gill who passed away recently was a/an _____
    A) Politician
    B) Boxing Coach
    C) Police Officer
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : One of India’s most celebrated cops and Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill passed away at the age of 82 after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (28 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference was held in which country?
    A) Nauru
    B) Samoa
    C) India
    D) Fiji
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The ‘India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference’ hosted by Ministry of External Affairs, India, was inaugurated by the Acting Prime Minister of Fiji, Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.
    India and Fiji also signed three MOUs for ‘Co-operation in Youth Development’, ‘Cooperation between Broadcasting Agencies’, ‘Cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy’. Prasar Bharti of India also gifted programmatic content on India for telecast to all the Pacific Island Contries.
  2. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities?
    A) Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi
    B) Wajahat Habibullah
    C) Naseem Ahmad
    D) Syed Nadeem Gilani
    View Answer
    Option A
  3. The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has approved hike in investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to______ , from the existing 10 per cent
    A) 12 per cent
    B) 14 per cent
    C) 15 per cent
    D) 16 per cent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 15 per cent

 

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