Current Affairs Quiz: April 8, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 8 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  7 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 8 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 7 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 7, 2017

  1. To enhance efficiency of the NEFT payment system, RBI has decided to change the settlement cycle from hourly batches to __________
    A) quarterly batches
    B) half hourly batches
    C) 10 minutes batches
    D) 20 minutes batches
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to slash clearance time for National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) in an attempt to enhance efficiency of the electronic payment system and add to customer convenience. The NEFT settlement cycle will be reduced from hourly batches to half hourly batches.
  2. Canara Bank has partnered with which service provider to upgrade the bandwidth at all its branch to 2 MBPS?
    A) Reliance Jio
    B) Idea
    C) Airtel
    D) BSNL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Canara Bank, a public sector bank, has embarked upon an ambitious project of upgrading the bandwidth at all its branches to 2 Mbps in partnership with BSNL.
  3. South Indian Bank has entered into an agreement with Flyworld Money Exchange to facilitate remittances by Indian expatriates from which country?
    A) USA
    B) Australia
    C) France
    D) UAE
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : South Indian Bank has entered into an agreement with Flyworld Money Exchange to facilitate remittances by Indian expatriates in Australia.
  4. What GDP 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%
  5. What GDP growth rate has Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted for India in 2018-19?
    A) 7.0%
    B) 7.2%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : ADB- 2018-19 -> 7.6%
  6. Where is the headquarter of RBL Bank located?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Haryana
    C) New Delhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  7. India has signed agreement worth USD two billion with which country to receive medium-range surface-to-air missile systems (MRSAM) and long-range air and missile defence systems (LRSAM) for Indian Army?
    A) Japan
    B) France
    C) Israel
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Israel has signed about two billion US dollars deal with India to supply advanced missile defence systems, bolstering bilateral military ties.
  8. 1st NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017 was held in which place?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Delhi
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017 on April 7, 2017 in New Delhi. Organised on World Health Day
  9. What is the slogan of the first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit?
    A) Unite for a Healthy Mind
    B) Healthy Mind Healthy Soul
    C) Be Healthy Live Healthy
    D) Health above all
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Unite for a Healthy Mind
  10. Which Indian state has become the first to enact a bill protecting journalists?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Telangana
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : In a first of its kind move in the country, the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly has passed a much-anticipated bill seeking to protect journalists and media houses from attacks, with provisions for three years’ imprisonment and/or penalty.
  11. Deendayal Rasoi Yojana has been launched in which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Gujarat
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Madhya Pradesh government kick-started its ambitious ‘Deendayal Rasoi Yojana’ under which subsidised meals will be available at Rs 5 per plate to people, especially the economically disadvantaged sections of society.
  12. The Global R&D Summit 2017 was held in _____ .
    A) Mumbai
    B) Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Global R&D Summit 2017 opened in Bengaluru on the 6th April to explore the potential of research and development in catalysing economic cooperation and social development.
  13. Which country is the Partner country at The Global R&D Summit 2017?
    A) Russia
    B) France
    C) Germany
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : State Partner- Karnataka
    Country Partner- Russia
  14. Which Indian corporate has become the first to send a team to climb Mount Everest?
    A) IOCL
    B) NTPC
    C) ONGC
    D) Airtel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : An 11-member ONGC Everest Expedition Team left for Namche Bazar in their mission to scale Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak. This is the first time that an Indian corporate has undertaken a mission to send a team to climb the world’s highest peak.
  15. PV Sindhu has been ranked ____ in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.
    A) 1st
    B) 2nd
    C) 3rd
    D) 4th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu jumped three places to achieve a career-best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings
  16. PV Sindhu is the _____ Indian female badminton player to reach in top 5 spot in BWF rankings
    A) first
    B) second
    C) third
    D) fourth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : second after Saina Nehwal
  17. Which cricket team from IPL has tied up with Nazara Games for the launch of a mobile cricket game?
    A) Gujarat Lions
    B) Rising Pune Supergaints
    C) Royal Challengers Bangalore
    D) Mumbai Indians
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : With a view to cash in on the popularity of cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore and gaming entity Nazara Games have come together to launch a new mobile cricket game RCB Star Cricket.
  18. 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held in which country?
    A) Brazil
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Russia
  19. Name the first Chinese consumer electronics brand company to sponsor the 2018 FIFA World Cup
    A) Huawei
    B) Fujian Electronics
    C) Amoi Electronics
    D) Hisense
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Chinese electronics giant Hisense has announced its status as an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first Chinese consumer electronics brand to sponsor the tournament.
  20. Which country has become the first NATO member to launch a “self-contained” cyber command unit?
    A) Germany
    B) Greece
    C) Hungary
    D) Iceland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Germany has become the first NATO member to launch a “self-contained” cyber command unit designed to shield IT and weapons systems from growing attacks.
    NATO Member Country: 28 member Nations
    Headquarter: Brussels, Belgium

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (8 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. Supreme Court has signed fined which state an amount of Rs 5 lakh for “destroying” the judicial system?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : The Supreme Court on Friday slapped a cost of ₹5 lakh on the Haryana government for filing an appeal against a High Court order after more than five years saying it is “destroying” the judicial system by “blatant misuse” of the process.
  2. The second National Children’s Film Festival was held in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Delhi
    D) Visakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Held in Vishakhapatnam. Inaugurated by M Venkaiah Naidu. Organised by Children’s Film Society India (CFSI) in association with the Government of AP
  3. Who has won the Best Actor Award at the 64th National Film Awards?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Shahrukh Khan
    C) Ajay Devgan
    D) Akhay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Akshay Kumar for movie Rustom
  4. Who has won the Best Actress Award at the 64th National Film Awards?
    A) Surabhi Lakshmi
    B) Sonam Kapoor
    C) Alia Bhatt
    D) Anushka Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Surabhi Lakshmi- for movie Minnaminungu – the Firefly (Malayalam)
  5. Which movie has won the Best Feature Film Award at the 64th National Film Awards?
    A) Dandal
    B) Kasaav
    C) Sultaan
    D) Minnaminungu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Kasaav (Marathi)
  6. Who has been selected as the new chief executive officer and managing director of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and will take chair from October 1, 2017?
    A) Anil Manibhai Naik
    B) Anil Singhvi
    C) S.N. Subrahmanyan
    D) Subodh Bhargava
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : chief executive officer and managing director- S.N. Subrahmanyan
    non-executive chairman- Anil Manibhai Naik

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