Current Affairs Quiz: May 5, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 5 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 5 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  4 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 5 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 4 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 4, 2017

  1. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has predicted India’s economic growth rate for 2017-18 in the range _____.
    A) 7.4% to 8%
    B) 7.5% to 7.9%
    C) 7.5% to 8.0%
    D) 7.9% to 8.4%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has predicted that India’s economic growth rate for 2017-18 will range between 7.5 and 8 per cent.
  2. Fitch ratings has rated India’s long-term foreign- and local-currency at?
    A) AAA
    B) AAA-
    C) BBB
    D) BBB-
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Global rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed India’s long-term foreign- and local-currency rating at ‘BBB-‘.
  3. Exhibition titled ‘The Highway Saga: Past Present and Future’ has been organized in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : New Delhi
  4. Who is the author of set of books ‘Swachh Jungle ki kahani – Dadi ki Zubani’?
    A) Dr. Madhu Pant
    B) Dr. Madhumita Jha
    C) Dr. Mahav Sinha
    D) Dr. Madhumita Jeje
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The set of four books written in a storytelling format by renowned children’s author Dr. Madhu Pant would convey the message in an interesting manner through the clean Jungle tales.
  5. The first Humsafar Express was flagged of between which two stations?
    A) Ahmedabad and Chennai
    B) Gorakhpur and Anand Vihar
    C) New Delhi and Lucknow
    D) Chennai and Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Gorakhpur and Anand Vihar
  6. Which city has emerged as the Cleanest City as per the Swachh Survekshan-2017?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Visakhapatnam
    C) Surat
    D) Indore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  7. World’s highest railway bridge will be constructed in which Indian State?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Gujarat
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Around 35 meter- across the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir.
  8. Wheelers Island is located in which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Odisha
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Odisha
    The Agni-ll Ballistic Missile has bee successfully test fired from A.P.J Abdul Kalam island of Dhamara in Odisha. The nuclear weapon is capable of a full strike range of 2,000 km.
    The A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Azad Island was previously known as Wheelers Island.
  9. What is India’s rank in latest FIFA ranking of the month of May 2017?
    A) 94
    B) 101
    C) 100
    D) 102
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India- 100
  10. Which team has topped the FIFA ranking for the month of May 2017?
    A) Chile
    B) Germany
    C) Argentina
    D) Brazil
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Brazil
  11. After how many years has Indian Football team entered in the top 100 ranking of FIFA?
    A) 19
    B) 20
    C) 21
    D) 22
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : After 21 years. 94th rank in 1996
  12. Who has won the Betfred World Snooker Championship 2017
    A) Yan Bingtao
    B) John Higgins
    C) Mark Selby
    D) Anthony Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Mark Selby of England beats John Higgins to win world snooker championship held in England
  13. Who has been choosen for Rising Star Award at the 7th Annual Asian Awards?
    A) Sunny Pawar
    B) Harshaali Malhotra
    C) Partho Gupte
    D) Shivansh Kotia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Child actor Sunny Pawar, best known for his performance in the Oscar-nominated film Lion, has been chosen for the Rising Star Award in London
  14. Which company ahs launched Express WiFi service in India?
    A) Google
    B) Facebook
    C) Tata
    D) Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Facebook has launched Express WiFi service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of India.
  15. With which company has Facebook partnered for the Express WiFi service in India?
    A) Reliance
    B) BSNL
    C) Bharti Airtel
    D) Vodafone
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Facebook has launched Express WiFi service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of India.
    The social network has partnered with telecom operator Bharti Airtel that plans to bring an additional 20,000 hotspots online, starting in the next few months
  16. In which city was the exhibition named ‘Safe Road and Inter-State Highways Transforming India (SRISHTI)’ held?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated two exhibitions namely ‘The Highway Saga: Past Present and Future’ and ‘Safe Road and Inter-State Highways Transforming India (SRISHTI)’ at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (5 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Government has decided to establish SRTMI for the research and development of ____ ?
    A) Petroleum Sector
    B) Power Sector
    C) Steel Sector
    D) Automobile Sector
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Steel Research and Technology Mission of India (SRTMI)
  2. A.R. Penck who passed away recently was a/an _____.
    A) Author
    B) Singer
    C) Painter
    D) Football Player
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : German artist/painter A.R. Penck
  3. Which city has been ranked last in the list of 434 cities that were survey in the Swachh Survekshan-2017?
    A) Bhusawal
    B) Bagaha
    C) Gonda
    D) Hardoi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Gonda

 

 

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