Current Affairs Quiz: May 7, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 7 May 2017

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

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

  1. After Madhya Pradesh, which state has become the second in the country to reschedule its financial year from January to December?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    The new fiscal year for Jharkhand would commence from January 1, 2018 and end on December 31, 2018.
    In 2017, Jharkhand was the first state to table its budget in January.
  2. Which state government has tied up with World Health Organisation (WHO) for eradication of Rubella measles?
    A) Haryana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Assam
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Vaccination drive will be start from March 2018. Children aged between 9 months to 15 years, will be vaccinated for Rubella under this campaign across the state. The infection is carried by Rubella virus. 
  3. Which state government has decided to open canteens which will offer meals at subsidised rates to registered construction workers under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana?
    A) Haryana
    B) Odisha
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. What state government has signed a tripartite agreement with United Nations and Indian Institute of Information Technology -IIIT for setting up an innovation lab in the state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Through this, the efforts will be taken to develop smart villages and give imputes to the digital India campaign. 
  5. In the government’s Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017, which is the only state in the country which dod not take part citing multiple reasons?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    The state CM Mamata Banerjee had opted out of the mission, claiming her government cannot ‘burden’ the people with additional taxes on water and other civic amenities.
  6. Which state government has made Aadhaar Cards mandatory in place of Ration Cards for all Financial Assistance scheme?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Punjab
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
     
  7. Which state has been declared as a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act with effect from May 3 by the central government?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    The Centre has declared the entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act — the AFSPA — for three more months with effect from May 3, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB and others.
  8. Who has won the prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year?
    A) Abdul Qadir
    B) Saqib Majeed
    C) Sahid Wahab
    D) Aslam Qadir
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Srinagar based Saqib Majeed, a freelance photographer has won the prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year for a stunning image, which captured boys playing cricket in the outskirts of the city, clicked by him.
  9. Name the Indian Cricketer who received the Fellowship award at The Asian Awards in London?
    A) Sachin Tendulkar
    B) Yuvraj Singh
    C) Kapil Dev
    D) Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  10. Which country hosted the 26th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2017?
    A) Australia
    B) New Zealand
    C) Malaysia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    The 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was the 26th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. It was held in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia from 29 April – 6 May 2017. 
  11. Which country won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017?
    A) India
    B) Great Britain
    C) Maldives
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Great Britain beat Australia in the hockey final of the 26th edition of the Azlan Shah Cup 
  12. Name the first woman judge of Delhi high court who passed away recently?
    A) Leila Seth
    B) Maria Biswas
    C) Vandana Tanwar
    D) Bhavani Apte
    View Answer
    Option A
  13. Which if the following hosted the India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit 2017?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (7 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who was appointed as Chairman of the Tea Board of India?
    A) Shobhit Kumar Arya
    B) Amiya Kumar Das
    C) Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah
    D) Rajat Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Headquarters: Kolkata, West Bengal
    Offices are located in Kolkata, London, Moscow and Dubai.
  2. Which state announced to give an interim pension to Muslim women who have been divorced using the triple talaq provision?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Manipur
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
     
  3. What does the second B stands for in BBIN?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Belgium
    C) Brazil
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) Initiative is a sub regional architecture of countries in South Asia. 

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