Current Affairs Quiz: April 7, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 7 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  6 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 7 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 6 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 6, 2017

  1. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has extended a loan of what amount to the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.?
    A) $125 million
    B) $150 million
    C) $175 million
    D) $200 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has extended a $175 million loan to the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. It is to support construction of high voltage transmission systems to evacuate power generated from new mega solar parks to the interstate grid, and improve reliability of the national grid system
  2. Aerospace and aviation manufacturer company IAI has signed $2 bn missile contract with India . Company IAI is from which country?
    A) Iran
    B) Israel
    C) Indonesia
    D) Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced the signing of contracts worth almost $2 billion for supply of medium range surface to air missiles (MRSAM) and missile defence systems to the Indian Army.
  3. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is located in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu.
    Russia’s ASE Group of Companies and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) have signed a joint statement on Final Takeover of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.
    The ASE Group, a subsidiary of ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation, built the plant along with NPCIL.
  4. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is a joint project between India and ________
    A) France
    B) Germany
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is a joint project between India and Russia in Tamil Nadu.
  5. The Agriculture Ministry has signed agreement which of the following organisation to geo-tag agricultural assets?
    A) NRSC
    B) NABARD
    C) ISAC
    D) ISTRAC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The Agriculture Ministry joined hands with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a wing of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to geo-tag agricultural assets.
  6. The Union government has approved setting up of Rail Development Authority (RDA) to recommend passenger and freight fares and set service level benchmarks. RDA will be set up in ________
    A) Mumbai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) New Delhi
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Union government approved setting up Rail Development Authority (RDA) to recommend passenger and freight fares and set service level benchmarks. The RDA will be set up as an independent regulatory body in New Delhi. The Authority will be set up with an initial corpus of Rs. 50 crore.
  7. World Travel & Tourism Council(WWTC) is headquartered at?
    A) New York
    B) London
    C) Washington D.C
    D) Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : London, UK
    India’s Travel & Tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country’s GDP, shows a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
  8. Uttar Pradesh government has waived what amount of loan for small and marginal farmers in the state?
    A) Rs 33,659 crore
    B) Rs 34,659 crore
    C) Rs 36,359 crore
    D) Rs 38,769 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rs 36,359 crore and Rs 1 lakh for each farmer
  9. Who is the head of the panel formed for the Gomti-River Channelisation project in Uttar Pradesh?
    A) Jagdish Singh
    B) Alok Kumar Singh
    C) Keshav Prasad Maurya
    D) Amit Kumar Tripathi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The state formed a three-member panel under chairmanship of Justice (retd) Alok Kumar Singh to look into the quality and delay in implementation and anomaly in expenditure of Gomti-River Channelisation project.
  10. Which e-commerce company has partnered with University of California, Berkeley for the Andhra Pradesh government’s Smart Village Project?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Amazon
    D) Shopclues
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s largest online marketplace Snapdeal announced a partnership with University of California, Berkeley for the Andhra Pradesh government’s Smart Village Project. Under the partnership, Snapdeal will provide local handloom weavers, direct market access to buyers across the country, through its platform.
  11. How much amount will Indian government spend for setting up 100 more incubators under the National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) programme?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 200 crore
    C) Rs 300 crore
    D) Rs 500 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India will invest Rs 200 crore to set up 100 more incubators across the country to support start-ups in innovations
  12. From 1 April, 2017 the Duration of stay on e-visa has been increased from 30 days to ______ in India.
    A) 50 days
    B) 60 days
    C) 80 days
    D) 90 days
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Duration of stay on e-visa increased from 30 days to 60 days
  13. The window for application under e-visa scheme has been increased from 30 days to ________ effective from 1 April 2017.
    A) 60 days
    B) 90 days
    C) 120 days
    D) 150 days
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The window for application under e-visa scheme has been increased from 30 days to 120 days.
  14. A painting made of fingerprints from 15 lakh doctors and medical students in India got an entry to the Guinness Book of World. The title of the painting is ________ .
    A) Print of Life
    B) Life on Fingertips
    C) Ray of Hope
    D) Ray of Joy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A huge painting made of fingerprints from 15 lakh doctors and medical students across the country has just got an entry to the Guinness Book of World. The world’s largest fingerprint painting is titled ‘Ray of Hope’. The painting was put together by students of Kannur Medical College, Kerala
  15. Who has won the NTR National Award for the years 2012?
    A) Hema Malini
    B) S.P. Balasubramanyam
    C) Anupam Kher
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : S.P. Balasubramanyam has got the NTR National Award for 2012
  16. Who has won the NTR National Award for the years 2013?
    A) Hema Malini
    B) S.P. Balasubramanyam
    C) Anupam Kher
    D) Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Hema Malini has got the NTR National Award for 2013.
  17. What amount has Google.org announced for four Indian NGOs over the next two years to expand their efforts to enhance the learning experience for students in the classroom.
    A) $8.0 million
    B) $7.4 million
    C) $9.4 million
    D) $8.4 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Google’s philanthropic arm Google.org announced grants of $8.4 million to four Indian NGOs over the next two years to expand their efforts to enhance the learning experience for students in the classroom.
  18. Which country has officially recognised Bitcoin as currency?
    A) Jordan
    B) Argentina
    C) Japan
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : A new Japanese law that defines cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin and others, as a legal payment method has come into force in Japan. According to the new law, all virtual currency exchanges are to be regulated by the Japanese Financial Services Agency.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (7 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Who has been awarded Kirti Chakra posthumously for eliminating four terrorists during an operation in Jammu and Kashmir on June 16, 2016?
    A) Lance Havildar Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar
    B) Lance Havildar Vikaram Bahadur Singh
    C) Lance Havildar Shaurya Vikramaditya
    D) Lance Havildar Abhinav Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award, was posthumously conferred on Lance Havildar Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar of Gorkha Rifles by President Pranab Mukherjee at the defence investiture ceremony
  2. RBI in its First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 has revised the policy rate corridor from 0.5% to ____
    A) 1%
    B) 0.75%
    C) 0.25%
    D) 0.10%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : 0.25%
  3. The new Reverse Repo Rate (RRR) and Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate as per First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 of RBI is ____ and _____ respectively.
    A) 5.75%, 6.75%
    B) 5,75%, 6.5%
    C) 6%, 6.5%
    D) 6%, 6.75%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Repo Rate is 6.25% So reverse repo rate= Repo- Policy rate corridor= 6.25-0.25=6%
    MSF=Repo+ Policy Rate corridor=6.25+0.25=6.5%
  4. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the capital requirement for asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) from Rs 2 crore to
    A) Rs 10 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 50 crore
    D) Rs 75 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Rs 100 crore
  5. As per the survey by Randstad, which industry has emerged as the highest paying industry in India?
    A) Power Sector
    B) IT Sector
    C) FMCG industry
    D) Pharma and healthcare industry
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The FMCG industry has emerged as the highest paying industry in India with an average annual cost to company (CTC) of Rs. 11.3 lakh across all levels and functions, says a survey by Randstad

 

 

 

 

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