Current Affairs Quiz: April 3, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 3 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  2 April 2017. The Second Part contains Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 3 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 2 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 2, 2017

  1. Asia’s longest tunnel has been inaugurated in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 10.89 km long Chenani-Nashri all-weather road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.
  2. President of India inaugurated National Skill Exhibition (NSE), Driver Training Institutes (DTIs) in which city of Jharkhand?
    A) Ranchi
    B) Deogarh
    C) Dhanbad
    D) Bokaro
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
  3. Second annual meeting of the New Development Bank (NDB) was held in which county?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Brazil
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : New Delhi. Second annual meeting of BRICS New Devpt. Bank held in New Delhi
  4. ‘Aapki Beti, Hamari Beti’ scheme is related to which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Haryana
  5. How much amount will Haryana government provide to family whose third girl child was born after August 24, 2015, under the ‘Aapki Beti, Hamari Beti’ scheme?
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 11,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 21,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Haryana government would provide one-time grant of Rs 21,000 to all those families whose third girl child was born after August 24, 2015, under the ‘Aapki Beti, Hamari Beti’ scheme.
  6. Which of he following Chief Minister has been selected for the award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister’ by The US India Business Council?
    A) Devendra Fadnavis
    B) Mamata Banerjee
    C) Manohar Lal Khattar
    D) N Chandrababu Naidu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for another prestigious award. The US India Business Council has selected the CM for award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister’ and Naidu would be receiving coveted award at second annual West Coast summit which to be held in California on May 8.
  7. The nine-day 15th Mumbai International Film Festival organised by the Films Division (FD), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in Manipur is on at ____
    A) Kakching
    B) Nambol
    C) Imphal
    D) Thoubal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The nine-day 15th Mumbai International Film Festival is presently on at the Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS) in Imphal.
  8. Which of the following airport has launched “Passenger is Prime (PIP)” programme?
    A) Bangalore International Airport Limited
    B) Cochin International Airport Limited
    C) Delhi International Airport Limited
    D) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. has launched “Passenger is Prime (PIP)” programme, which would see a host of new initiatives aimed at delivering an enhanced level of service to the passengers using the airport.
  9. Who won the India Open Superseries Badminton title 2017?
    A) Carolina Marin
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Ratchanok Intanon
    D) Tai Tzu-ying
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : P.V. Sindhu beats Carolina Marin to win India Open title
  10. Which Indian female cricketer has been named Player of the Year by Australia’s Women’s Big Bash League team Sydney Thunder?
    A) Ekta Bisht
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Mansi Joshi
    D) Smriti Mandhana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s women’s T20I team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been named Player of the Year by Australia’s Women’s Big Bash League team Sydney Thunder. Harmanpreet earlier had become the first Indian cricketer to play in Australia’s Big Bash League, when she was picked by the team last year.
  11. Term Chinaman is related to which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Cricket
    C) Hockey
    D) Golf
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Chinaman bowling is left-arm unorthodox spin, where the bowler spins the ball into a right-handed batsman. Leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who debuted in the Dharamsala Test against Australia, has become the first-ever men’s Chinaman bowler to represent India.
  12. Who has won the Miami Open Tennis Women’s Single title?
    A) Caroline Wozniacki
    B) Johanna Konta
    C) Serena Williams
    D) Venus Williams
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : British tennis star Johanna Konta won Miami Open final by defeating Caroline Wozniacki
  13. Name the US Astronaut who has created a new world record for the most spacewalks by a woman?
    A) Ellen Ochoa
    B) Barbara Morgan
    C) Marsha Ivins
    D) Peggy Whitson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Whitson made her eighth career spacewalk, surpassing the record of seven previously held by American Sunita Williams.
  14. The U-shaped skyscraper ‘The Big Bend’ will be build in which city?
    A) California
    B) Florida
    C) New York
    D) Texas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The design plans for the U-shaped skyscraper ‘The Big Bend’ in New York, hailed as the world’s longest building, have been revealed. The 4,000-foot long building will feature an elevator system that can travel in curves, horizontally and in loops
  15. Ouarzazate Solar Power Station is located in which country?
    A) Algeria
    B) Morocco
    C) Mozambique
    D) Tunisia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Morocco’s King Mohammed VI launched in the fourth and final stage of Noor Ouarzazate, the world’s largest solar plant. The Noor Ouarzazate IV power station in the southern province of Ouarzazate, spanned over an area of 137 hectares (1.37 square km), will be set up with over $75 million with photovoltaic (PV) technology

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (3 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. What is the present monthly ceiling amount on the maintenance paid by children to parents to organizations providing home care services to the elderly?
    A) Rs 7,000
    B) Rs 8,000
    C) Rs 9,000
    D) Rs 10,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Government is working on this, and wants to remove this cap
  2. When is World Autism Awareness Day celebrated?
    A) 1 April
    B) 2 April
    C) 3 April
    D) 4 April
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Qutub Minar in New Delhi was lit up in blue as part of World Autism Day on 2 April
  3. Where is the headquarter of Federation of India Export Organisations (FIEO)located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bangalore
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Delhi
  4. Who won the Miami Open 2017 men’s single title?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Rafael Nadal
    C) Stan Wawrinka
    D) Milos Raonic
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Roger Federer defeated longtime rival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the Miami Open
  5. Sportsperson Achanta Sharath Kamal is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn tennis
    B) Table Tenni
    C) Golf
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : With an eye on the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Sharath Kamal has decided to switch from European club Borussia Dusseldorf — with whom he has been from 2012-13 — to Schwalbe Bergneustadt.

 

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