Current Affairs Quiz: May 4, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 4 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 4 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  3 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 4 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 3 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 3, 2017

  1. What loan amount has Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved for strengthening power transmission and distribution systems in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh?
    A) US$ 150 million
    B) US$ 200 million
    C) US$ 160 million
    D) US$ 250 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution systems in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
  2. What growth rate has Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted for India in 2017-18?
    A) 7.0%
    B) 7.2%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.6%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : ADB- 2017-18 – 7.4%
  3. What growth rate has Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted for India in 2018-19?
    A) 7.4%
    B) 7.6%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.9%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : ADB- 2018-19 – 7.6%
  4. As per a report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), what amount of black money entered India during the period 2005-2014?
    A) $ 770 billion
    B) $ 570 billion
    C) $ 670 billion
    D) $ 870 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : US-based think tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI) reported that an estimated $ 770 billion in black money entered India during 2005-2014.
  5. What amount has HRD Ministry sanctioned for paying pending salaries of primary teachers in Jammu and Kashmir?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 150 crore
    D) Rs 200 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that the Centre has sanctioned Rs 200 crore for paying pending salaries of primary teachers in Jammu and Kashmir.
  6. With which country has Union Cabinet approved the signing of MoU on development of a urea and ammonia manufacturing plant in the southeast Asian country?
    A) Singapore
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Singapore
    D) Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval to signing of MoU with Malaysia on development of a urea and ammonia manufacturing plant in the southeast Asian country.
  7. Recently Union Cabinet approved the MoU between Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington and DSCSC of which other country on cooperation concerning military education in the field of strategic and operational studies.?
    A) US
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington (Tamil Nadu) and Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Mirpur, Dhaka on cooperation concerning military education in the field of strategic and operational studies.
  8. Where will the central government setup Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra to mark the centenary year of the Champaran Satyagraha?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Bihar
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The government will set up Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra under Swachh Bharat Mission at Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS), Rajghat, to mark the centenary year of the Champaran Satyagraha.
  9. Which ministry will setup the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra at Rajghat to mark the centenary year of the Champaran Satyagraha?
    A) Ministry of Culture and Tourism
    B) Ministry of Urban Development
    C) Ministry for Drinking Water and Sanitation
    D) Ministry of Culture
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : It will be set up by the Ministry for Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  10. What is the total outlay of SAMPADA scheme?
    A) Rs 2500 crore
    B) Rs 5000 crore
    C) Rs 6000 crore
    D) Rs 7500 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for re-structuring the schemes of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under new Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) for the period 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. SAMPADA has an allocation of Rs. 6,000 crore. The objective of SAMPADA is to supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease agri-waste.
  11. Central Government has advanced the target of providing electricity to all from 2022 to _____.
    A) 2018
    B) 2019
    C) 2020
    D) 2021
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : December 2018
  12. Which Indian state will sign sister state agreement with California, Iowa and Illinois?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Andhra Pradesh will sign ‘sister state’ agreements with states of California, Iowa and Illinois during Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s visit to US to receive 2017 US-India Business Council’s “Transformative Chief Minister Award.”
  13. Vijayawada Airport is located in which state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Kerala
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Andhra Pradesh
    The Union Cabinet gave its approval for the declaration of Vijayawada Airport as international airport, as per the provisions of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
  14. Reliance Corporate IT Park (RCITPL) in association with which company has launched the SARAL GST solution for taxpayers?
    A) HCL
    B) SAP SE
    C) TCS
    D) Google India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Reliance Corporate IT Park (RCITPL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with enterprise application software major SAP SE to launch ‘SARAL GST solution for taxpayers.
  15. International Permaculture conference will be held in which Indian city in November 2017?
    A) Vishakhapatnam
    B) Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Hyderabad
  16. Which city will host the World Telugu Conference in June 2017?
    A) Vijayawada
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Tirupati
    D) Guntur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : World Telugu Conference to be held in Hyderabad next month (June 2017)
  17. Who among the following will be conferred with honorary D Litt?
    A) Amol Palekar
    B) Nirmala Mishra
    C) Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay
    D) All of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Veteran actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar will be conferred an honorary D Litt along with eminent Bengali singer Nirmala Mishra and author Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay by Rabindra Bharati University.
  18. The UN observed first World Tuna Day on which date?
    A) May 1, 2017
    B) May 2, 2017
    C) May 3, 2017
    D) May 4, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The United Nations marked the first World Tuna Day on 2nd May 2017 with calls to conserve one of the globe’s most popular fish to be caught and eaten.
  19. World’s first quantum computing machine has been developed by which country?
    A) US
    B) Japan
    C) China
    D) Germany
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Chinese scientists have successfully built the world’s first quantum computing machine that is 24,000 times faster than its international counterparts and may dwarf the processing power of existing supercomputers.
  20. Hollywood movie named The Black Prince recently won the Special Jury Remi Award at the 50th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Which Indian actress has acted in this movie?
    A) Deepika Padukone
    B) Priyanka Chopra
    C) Juhi Chawla
    D) Shabana Azmi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Hollywood film The Black Prince, featuring singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj and veteran actress Shabana Azmi, has been awarded the Special Jury Remi Award at the 50th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (4 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. World’s highest railway bridge will be constructed on which river?
    A) Ganga
    B) Kaveri
    C) Chenab
    D) Narmada
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Chenab River in Jammu & Kashmir in next 2 years.
  2. Soumyajit Ghosh is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Table Tennis
    C) Shooting
    D) Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Table Tennis
    India’s Soumyajit Ghosh bagged both the singles and doubles gold medals at the 2017 ITTF Challenge Chile Open in Santiago, marking the first occasion of India winning a men’s double title on either the ITTF Challenge Series of ITTF World Tour.
  3. Who has been awarded with the Hero of the League in the I-League 2016-17
    A) Sunil Chhetri
    B) Debjit Majumder
    C) Anas Edathodika
    D) Alfred Kemah Jaryan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Sunil Chhetri
  4. When is World Press Freedom Day observed?
    A) 1 May
    B) 2 May
    C) 3 May
    D) 4 May
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 3 May
  5. As per latest ruling by NGT, Industries found illegally dumping e-waste near Ramganga River will pay a fine of ___.
    A) Rs 1 lakh
    B) Rs 2 lakh
    C) Rs 3 lakh
    D) Rs 5 lakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Rs 1 lakh

 

 

 

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5 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: May 4, 2017”

  1. Pulkit

    ty sir 😉

  2. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    ty…sir

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