Current Affairs Quiz: May 6, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 6 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 6 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  5 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 6 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 5 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 5, 2017

  1. What is the Interest Rate announced by Reserve bank of India for Floating Rate Bonds, 2024?
    A) 5.5%
    B) 5.9%
    C) 6.3%
    D) 6.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that the rate of interest on the Floating Rate Bonds, 2024 (FRB 2024) applicable for the half year May 7 to November6 has been fixed at 6.30 percent per annum.
  2. The government has notified the ordinance to amend the Banking Regulation Act _____ .
    A) 1935
    B) 1945
    C) 1949
    D) 1953
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  3. Who is the head of the Technical Committee set up by The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for laying down Technical Standards for the performance of core services?
    A) Dr. Nand Lal Sarda
    B) Dr. R. B. Barman
    C) Dr. Pulak Ghosh
    D) Sh. V. G. Kannan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Dr. R. B. Barman (Chairman, National Statistical Commission)
  4. What amount does The UN owes to India for its participation in peacekeeping operation?
    A) US$ 50 million
    B) US$ 65 million
    C) US$ 60 million
    D) US$ 55 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : The UN owes India $55 million for its participation in peacekeeping operations, which is more than the annual mandatory dues paid by New Delhi in 2016 to the world body.
  5. eVIN Project of India which got global recognition recently is an initiative of which of the following ministry?
    A) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    B) Ministry of AYUSH
    C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    D) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : eVIN Project of Health Ministry becomes global best practise in immunisation
  6. eVIN Project of Health Ministry became global best practise in immunization. What does eVIN stands for?
    A) electronic vaccine intelligence network
    B) electronic vaccine immunization neural
    C) electronic vaccine intelligence neural
    D) electronic vaccine immunization network
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : electronic vaccine intelligence network
  7. Madhya Pradesh government has passed a resolution granting living entity status to which of the following river?
    A) Ganga
    B) Yamuna
    C) Narmada
    D) All of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : , the Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday passed a resolution granting river Narmada the status of a living entity and committed itself to the protection of its legal rights.
  8. India’s first private sector small arms manufacturing plant has been opened in which state of India?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s first private sector small arms manufacturing plant has been inaugurated in Malanpur, MP which will supply world class weapons to the armed forces in sync with the country’s defence indigenisation programme.
  9. Recently Banganapalle mango has received the geographical indication (GI) tag. With this GI tag which state has become the owner of Banganapalle mango?
    A) Telangana
    B) Kerala
    C) Odisha
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Andhra Pradesh
  10. Recently India launched the 2230 kg South Asia Satellite GSAT-9 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The Satellite was launched using which vehicle?
    A) GSLV-F01
    B) GSLV-F09
    C) GSLV-A01
    D) GSLV-A09
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : GSLV-F09 launches 2230 kg South Asia Satellite GSAT-9 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). GSLV-F09 mission is the eleventh flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and its fourth consecutive flight with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS).
  11. Young Author Awards 2017 will be held in which country?
    A) India
    B) Saudi Arabia
    C) UAE
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Dubai, UAE – in October, 2017
  12. Roop Chand who passed away recently was a coach of which of the following sports?
    A) Football
    B) Hockey
    C) Wrestling
    D) Boxing
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Wrestling

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (6 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. 13th International Permaculture Convergence (IPC) will be held in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Vishakhapatnam
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Hyderabad
  2. India’s first small arms manufacturing unit opened in Madhya Pradesh is a joint venture between India and which country?
    A) Russia
    B) France
    C) Israel
    D) US
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Israel – Israel Weapon Industries (IWI)

 

 

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