Current Affairs Quiz: May 30, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 30 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 30 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  29 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 30 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 29 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 29, 2017

  1. What is India’s GDP growth rate predicted by World bank for FY18?
    A) 6.8%
    B) 7.0%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 7.7%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) FY17= 2016-17 -> 6.8%
    (ii) FY18= 2017-18 -> 7.2%
    (iii) FY20= 2019-20 -> 7.7%
  2. Which city has created Guinness world record with maximum number of people sweeping the ‘floor’ (single venue)?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Surat
    C) Vadodara
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Residents of Vadodara, the 10th cleanest city in the country, on Sunday created a new Guinness world record with maximum number of people sweeping the ‘floor’ (single venue)
  3. Which Indian Actress will be awarded with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award under the ‘Internationally Acclaimed Actress’ category?
    A) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    B) Priyanka Chopra
    C) Deepika Padukone
    D) Huma Qureshi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Priyanka Chopra is all set to receive the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award in a new category that has been introduced by the jury – the ‘International Acclaimed Actress Award’. She will be the first recipient of this award.
  4. Who has been awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for the year 2016?
    A) Ritwik Sanyal
    B) Ashwini Bhide
    C) Mashkoor Ali Khan
    D) Satyabrata Rout
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Satyabrata Rout, a professor from the Department of Theatre Arts, S N School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for the year 2016.
  5. Which Indian has won gold at the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship?
    A) Bhavana Pal
    B) Bhavana Pradhan
    C) Bhavani Devi
    D) Bhavani Pal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Indian fencer C A Bhavani Devi struck gold in the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship at Reykjavik (Iceland).
  6. Who has won the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix?
    A) Kimi Raikkonen
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Daniel Ricciardo
    D) Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Sebastian Vettel beat his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen to win the Monaco Grand Prix.
  7. Tapan Banerjee who passed away recently was related to which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Football
    C) Cricket
    D) Badminton
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Cricketer from Bengal
  8. When is International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed?
    A) 27 May
    B) 28 May
    C) 29 May
    D) 30 May
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 29 May
  9. What is the theme of 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers?
    A) Honouring our Heroes
    B) Peacekeeping is a global partnership
    C) Investing in Peace around the World
    D) Peacekeeping for Peace
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The theme for the 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers: “Investing in Peace around the World.”
  10. As per Ministry of State for Culture and Tourism what is India’s tourism growth?
    A) 14.6%
    B) 15.4%
    C) 4.6%
    D) 5.4%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma has said India’s tourism growth has reached 15.4% when the global tourism growth was only 4.6%.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (30 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. India’s own Navigation named NavIC will have how many satellites?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 9
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Full form of NavIC- NAVigation with Indian Constellation
    (ii) Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
    (iii) A system of 7 satellites
    (iv) Will be launched in 2018
  2. Commonly called Fat Boy Satellite of ISRO, which of the following is the Heaviest Rocket of India that ISRO will launch?
    A) GSLV Mk III
    B) PSLV Mk II
    C) PSLV Mk III
    D) GSLV Nk II
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Indian Space Research Organisation will be launching GSLV Mk III with the LVM 3, a heavy launch capability launcher, on June 5. Called the Fat Boy Satellite, the GSLV Mk III will enable India to send manned missions to space.
  3. Which team has won the 13th FA Cup?
    A) Chelsea
    B) Arsenal
    C) ‎Manchester City
    D) Aston Villa
    View Answer
    Option B

 

 

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