Current Affairs Quiz: May 8, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 8 May 2017

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

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

  1. To draw up list of top 40 defaulters RBI has directed the banks to initiate insolvency process and set up committees in relation to JLF. What does JLF stands for?
    A) Joint Liability Forum
    B) Joint Lease Forum
    C) Joint Loans Forum
    D) Joint Lenders Forum
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Joint Lenders Forum
  2. Ministry of Road transport and Ministry of Skill Development have recently signed an agreement to set up how many driver training institutes?
    A) 50
    B) 100
    C) 500
    D) 800
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : An agreement has been signed between the road transport and the skill development ministries to set up 100 driver training institutes in order to meet the rising demand for certified commercial drivers in the automotive, construction and logistics sectors.
  3. India will organise a cultural festival in which of the following country to mark the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore?
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Mauritius
    C) Egypt
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Tagore Festival which is being organised by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), the cultural wing of the Indian Embassy in Cairo, from May 8-12 will feature a dance show, film screening, a play and painting competition.
  4. As per the report by NASSCOM, what is India’s rank in terms of number of startup incubators?
    A) second
    B) third
    C) fourth
    D) fifth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : third after China and the US
  5. Who has topped the Sunday Times Rich List 2017 of Britain?
    A) Len Blavatnik
    B) Reuben Brothers
    C) Hinduja Brothers
    D) Lakshmi Mittal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Sri and Gopi Hinduja
  6. Recently ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ became the first Indian movie to cross the earning of Rs 1,000 Crore. Who is the director of this movie?
    A) Raghavendra Rao
    B) S. S. Rajamouli
    C) Shobu Yarlagadda
    D) Prasad Devineni
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : SS Rajamouli-directed movie ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ has become the first ever Indian movie to achieve Rs 1,000 crore earnings milestone.
  7. Which state has won the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women)?
    A) Haryana
    B) Punjab
    C) Mizoram
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Himachal Pradesh defeated Mizoram
  8. Jwala Gutta is related to which sports?
    A) Squash
    B) Badminton
    C) Tennis
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : India’s most decorated doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta will take a sabbatical from the game. Sabbatical is a period of paid leave granted.
  9. Sitar maestro Ustad Raees Khan who passed away recently was from which country?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Pakistan
  10. Who has been named the ‘Rising Star’ at the 7th Annual Asian Awards.
    A) Harshaali Malhotra
    B) Darsheel Safary
    C) Partho Gupte
    D) Sunny Pawar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Child actor Sunny Pawar, who featured in the Oscar-nominated film ‘Lion’, has been named the ‘Rising Star’ at the 7th Annual Asian Awards.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (8 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Who has won a bronze medal in the women’s 10m Air Pistol at the Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn 2017 Shooting championships?
    A) Ayonika Paul
    B) Malaika Goel
    C) Heena Sindhu
    D) Avneet Kaur Sidhu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Heena Sindhu claimed a bronze medal in the women’s 10m Air Pistol as India ended the Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn 2017 Shooting championships with seven medals.
  2. Which Indian Cricketer has been conferred with Fellowship Award at the 7th annual Asian Awards in UK?
    A) Kapil Dev
    B) Sunil Gavaskar
    C) Rahul Dravid
    D) Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Which country has won the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament?
    A) Australia
    B) India
    C) Great Britain
    D) New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Great Britain won by defeating Australia. India was at 3rd postion
  4. Who has been elected as the new President of France?
    A) Emmanuel Macron
    B) Marine Le Pen
    C) Mark de Macron
    D) Roger Le Daniel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Emmanuel Macron
  5. India’s first bio refinery plant has been inaugurated in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Vishakhapatnam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Pune

 

 

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