Current Affairs Quiz: May 3, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 3 May 2017

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

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

  1. UN has estimated India’s economic growth rate in 2017-18 at?
    A) 7.0%
    B) 7.1%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.4%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India is expected to record 7.1% economic growth this according to a United Nations report.
  2. Which of the following company has launched integrated digital lending platform named Tachyloans?
    A) Catalyst Labs
    B) Profitbooks
    C) FineTrain
    D) FinMomenta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Singapore based Fintech startup FinMomenta has launched ‘Tachyloans’, the first-of-its-kind integrated digital lending platform in India for individuals as well as businesses.
  3. What amount has the central government released for drought relief in Rajashtan?
    A) Rs 588 crore
    B) Rs 500 crore
    C) Rs 650 crore
    D) Rs 658 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Centre has sanctioned 588 crore rupees as drought relief for Rajasthan. The assistance was approved from the National Disaster Relief Fund.
  4. Recently Human Resource Development Ministry launched a nationwide initiative to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra decorated soldiers. What is the name of this initiative?
    A) Shaurya-Veer Abhiyan
    B) Shaurya-Vidya Abhiyan
    C) Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan
    D) Vidya-Vahini Abhiyan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has launched a nationwide Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra decorated soldiers. The idea of this Abhiyan is to instill sense of patriotism and nationalism among students.
  5. Which of the following ministry has launched One IP- Two Dispensaries scheme?
    A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    B) Ministry of Labour and Employment
    C) Ministry of Minority Affairs
    D) Ministry of Urban Development
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Ministry of Labour and Employment
  6. What does IP stands for, in the One IP- Two Dispensaries scheme launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment?
    A) Informed Person
    B) Independent Person
    C) Insured Person
    D) Individual Professional
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
  7. Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched a web portal for Information sharing on Mobile Towers and EMF Emission Compliances. What is the name of this portal?
    A) Sanchar Vahini
    B) Door Sanchar
    C) Yogya Sanchar
    D) Tarang Sanchar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Minister of Communications Shri Manoj Sinha has launched here Tarang Sanchar, a web portal for Information sharing on Mobile Towers and EMF Emission Compliances.
  8. Which state recently hosted India’s second tallest national flag?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Punjab
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 303 feet in Kolhapur, Maharashtra
    Tallest at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab 360 feet.
  9. Which state recently auctioned India’s most expensive limestone block?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Chhattisgarh successfully auctioned its third limestone block, Kesla-II.
  10. Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to celebrate ‘UP Day Diwas’ (UP) on ________
    A) January 25
    B) January 26
    C) January 24
    D) January 21
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to celebrate January 24 as ‘UP Diwas’ (UP Day). Notably, the United Provinces unit was renamed as Uttar Pradesh on January 24, 1950.
  11. Which state government has planned to break away the age-old tradition and adopt the January-December period as the new fiscal year?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Bihar
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
  12. Which of the given communities in Odisha have recently been notified as scheduled castes by the union government?
    A) Sualgiri
    B) Swalgiri
    C) Both A & B
    D) Sahara
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Odisha’s Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities have been notified as Scheduled Castes following President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent to a new law.
  13. Name the Chief Minister who has been selected for the Transformative Chief Minister Award to be presented on May 8?
    A) Manohar Parrikar
    B) Chandrababu Naidu
    C) Pinarayi Vijayan
    D) Yogi Adityanath
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level. The award by the US-India Business Council (USIBC) would be presented to Naidu during the USIBC West Coast Summit in the Silicon Valley on May 8.
  14. Name the new President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    A) Shobana Kamineni
    B) Naushad Forbes
    C) Rakesh Bharti Mittal
    D) Uday Kotak
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Shobana Kamineni is new Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president
  15. The Indian Army successfully test fired the advanced __________ version of the BrahMos land attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
    A) Block II
    B) Block III
    C) Block IV
    D) Block V
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Indian Army has successfully test fired the advanced version of the BrahMos land attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. BrahMos Block-III is a joint Russian-Indian project, which is based on Russian P-800 Oniks missile.
  16. Name the winner of the men’s singles title at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF Challenge Chile Open in Santiago.
    A) Philipp Floritz
    B) Sharath Kamal
    C) Anthony Amalraj
    D) Soumyajit Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Soumyajit Ghosh became the third Indian to win a men’s singles title at an ITTF Challenge Series or ITTF World Tour tournament. He defeated compatriot Anthony Amalraj in the men’s singles final to clinch the title. Also he combined with Amalraj earlier to win the men’s doubles title.
  17. Who has won the Hero of the League award at the I-League 2017?
    A) Anas Edathodika
    B) Debjit Majumder
    C) Sunil Chhetri
    D) Alfred Kemah Jaryan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri, who smashed seven goals in the recently-concluded edition of the I-League, has clinched the most coveted ‘Hero of the League’ award.
  18. Which city has become the first in the World to have its own Microsoft Fonts?
    A) London
    B) Dubai
    C) Paris
    D) Moscow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Dubai has become the first city in the world to get its own Microsoft font. The font, now available to more than 100 million users of Microsoft Office 365 around the world, is the first font to be created by a city and named after it. The font, available in three styles as ‘Dubai’, ‘Dubai Medium’ and ‘Dubai Light’, can be in italics, underlined and bold.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (3 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who is the new Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)?
    A) K.V. Thoma
    B) Mallikarjun Kharge
    C) Nishikant Dubey
    D) Narendra Mod
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Mallikarjun Kharge
  2. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)?
    A) S K Thorat
    B) Ashok Modak
    C) Braj Bihari Kumar
    D) Satish Mittal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
  3. Which of the following is the Sovereign credit ratings for India by the Fitch Ratings?
    A) BBB+
    B) CCC
    C) BBB-
    D) AAA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Citing weak fiscal position, US-based agency Fitch on Tuesday kept India’s sovereign rating unchanged at ‘BBB-‘, the lowest investment grade with stable outlook assigned to the country more than a decade ago.
  4. India will unveil a new series of Index of Industrial Production on May 9, 2017. The base year for these IIP will be _____ .
    A) 2004-05
    B) 2008-09
    C) 2014-15
    D) 2011-12
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : India will unveil a new series of Index of Industrial Production with a base year 2011-12 on May 9 . Currently, the IIP is calculated on base year of 2004-05.

 

 

 

 

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