Current Affairs Quiz: May 31, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 31 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 31 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  30 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 31 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 30 May 2017 of A2Z Click Here to Read Current Affairs of May 30, 2017

  1. Government of India as print Re. 1 note as per which act?
    A) RBI Act, 1934
    B) Coinage Act, 2011
    C) Paper Currency Act, 1861
    D) FRBM Act, 2003
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the introduction of currency notes in one rupee denomination, printed by the Government of India.
    Points to Remember: (i) Which authority issues Re. 1 note and coins in India? – GOI under Coinage Act, 2011.
    (ii) Maximum denomination of coin (Possible)?- Rs 1,000
    (iii) Shape and Siz?- Rectangular 9.7 x 6.3 cm
  2. What amount of line-of-credit (LoC) has EXIM Bank, India extended to SBM (Mauritius) Infrastructure Company Ltd.?
    A) $50 million
    B) $100 million
    C) $250 million
    D) $500 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Export-Import Bank of India (Exim India) has extended a $500 million line-of-credit (LoC) to SBM (Mauritius) Infrastructure Company Ltd. This $500 million credit is Exim India’s first LOC to the SBM, Mauritius.
  3. Which of the following campaign has been launched by Government of India to promote toilet use and freedom from open defecation across the country’s villages?
    A) Arogya Raksha
    B) Darwaza Band
    C) Good Morning
    D) Swacch Sandesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Centre has launched an aggressive new campaign titled ‘Darwaza Band’ to promote toilet use and freedom from open defecation across the country’s villages. Note that Good Morning Campaign was launched by Maharashtra Government.
    Points to remember: (i) lead Iconic actor?- Amitabh Bachchan
    (ii) Supporting Bank?- World Bank
  4. What is rank of India in the female participation in the workforce as per world bank report?
    A) 131
    B) 120
    C) 108
    D) 97
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : In its India Development Report, the World Bank said the country had one of the lowest female participation in the workforce , ranking 120th among 131 countries.
  5. The GPS system of India, NAVIC will be operational from which year?
    A) 2018
    B) 2019
    C) 2020
    D) 2021
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Come next year, India will be having its own GPS system. ‘NavIC’ will be operational early 2018.
  6. Which of the following company has signed an MoU with ISRO for fodder acreage assessment using satellite technology?
    A) Nestle
    B) Britannia
    C) Amul
    D) Mother Dairy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Amul and ISRO, have announced a tie-up for the benefit of dairy farmers by signing an MoU envisaging fodder acreage assessment using satellite technology.
  7. Who will be awarded with the Akademi Ratna of Sangeet Natak Akademi?
    A) Rathna Kumar
    B) Krishna Bisht
    C) Dr Sunil Kothari
    D) Mashkoor Ali Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
  8. Lake Pichola is located in which state??
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Jammu & Kashmir
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : HolidayIQ has awarded Lake Pichola in Udaipur, Rajasthan as the best natural attraction in India.
  9. Who has won the European Golden Shoe for 2016-17?
    A) Cristiano Ronaldo
    B) Luis Suárez
    C) Lionel Messi
    D) Harry Kane
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Lionel Messi has won this award for 4th time, equaling the record of Ronaldo
    (ii) Messi plays for Argentina National Team
  10. Which country will host International Conference On Peace And Conflict Management on June 6, 2017?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Afghanistan
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Kabul, Afghanistan
  11. Which of the following malware program recently attacked 3.65 crore Android users through gaming apps?
    A) Wannacry
    B) Judy
    C) Vivian
    D) Respondent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : A malware which is named as ‘Judy’ has attacked more than 3.65 crores of Android users through the simple fashion and cooking game apps on the Google Play Store, as per the security company of Check Point.
  12. Dasari Narayana Rao who passed away recently was a prominent ______
    A) Sportsperson
    B) Scientist
    C) Environmentalist
    D) Movie Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : He was an Indian film director, dialogue writer, actor, politician, and lyricist known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, and few Bollywood films

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (31 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Goa government has banned the use of plastic bags that are below _____
    A) 100 microns
    B) 50 microns
    C) 75 microns
    D) 25 microns
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Goa State government has decided to ban buying and selling of plastic bags below 50 microns. Else fine of Rs 5,000
  2. When is No Tobacco Day observed?
    A) May 30
    B) May 31
    C) June 1
    D) June 3
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : May 31;
    Theme 2017: “Tobacco – a threat to development.”
  3. Who has been appointed as the CMD of Oriental Insurance Company Limited?
    A) Vijendra Sharma
    B) Manohar Mishra
    C) A V Girija Kumar
    D) Avinash Kumar Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A V Girija Kumar

 

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