Current Affairs Quiz: April 9, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 9 April 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  8 April 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 9 April 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exam.

Quiz from Current Affairs 8 April 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of April 8, 2017

  1. Ban on dealing in cash above Rs 2 lakh will not be applicable on ________
    A) Withdrawals from current accounts of bank and post office
    B) Deposits in current accounts of bank and post office
    C) Withdrawals from savings account of bank and post office
    D) Deposits in savings account of bank and post office
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The income tax department announced that ban on cash transaction in excess of Rs 2 lakh will not be applicable to withdrawals from banks and post office savings accounts.
  2. What amount of budget has been set aside for the Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) programme initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST)?
    A) Rs 25 crore
    B) Rs 50 crore
    C) Rs 75 crore
    D) Rs 100 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : With autonomous vehicles and robot-executed surgeries becoming commonplace around the world, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has initiated a Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) programme. It deals with self-driven cars, autonomous unmanned vehicles and aircraft navigation systems An initial budget of Rs.100 crore has been earmarked for the project in the current financial year.
  3. India and Bangladesh signed how many agreements during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India?
    A) 15
    B) 17
    C) 21
    D) 22
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : India and Bangladesh today signed 22 agreements in strategic sectors like defence and civil nuclear cooperation during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India.
  4. India has extended a new line of concessional credit of ______ for implementation of development projects in Bangladesh.
    A) $ 3.5 billion
    B) $ 4.5 billion
    C) $ 2.5 billion
    D) $ 5.5 billion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : In a joint statement after signing of agreements in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new line of concessional credit of $4.5 billion for implementation of development projects in Bangladesh.
    Apart from that, Modi also announced $500 million of credit for defence procurement in the country.
  5. The first NBA Basketball School has been opened in which city?
    A) Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the launch of NBA Basketball School, a network of tuition-based basketball development programs around the world open to international male and female players ages 6-18 in Mumbai.
  6. What is India’s rank in the Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 by World Economic Forum?
    A) 12th
    B) 6th
    C) 40th
    D) 52nd
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : India has jumped 12 places to 40th rank globally in travel and tourism competitiveness list by World Economic Forum.
  7. Which country topped the Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 of World Economic Forum?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Norway
    C) Iceland
    D) Spain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Spain
  8. What is India’s rank in latest FIFA men’s ranking of April month?
    A) 101
    B) 128
    C) 132
    D) 148
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : India moved up to 101st in the latest FIFA rankings.
  9. Which country has topped the FIFA ranking for April month?
    A) Chile
    B) Germany
    C) Argentina
    D) Brazil
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Brazil is at top followed by Argentina and Germany.
  10. K Shyam Kumar is related to which sports?
    A) Sprint
    B) Shooting
    C) Boxing
    D) Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Boxing
  11. Boxer Shyam Kumar won which medal at the Thailand International Tournament?
    A) Gold
    B) Silver
    C) Bronze
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar (49kg) clinched a gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok without even stepping inside the ring for his summit clash. He was to take on Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the final. But Dusmatov pulled out of the bout owing to an injury.
  12. Cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq who announced retirement from Test cricket recently plays for which nation?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Pakistan
    C) Dubai
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq announces retirement from Test cricket
  13. Who among the following is set to become the youngest-ever “Messenger of Peace,” for United Nations’?
    A) Shikha Patra
    B) Bedadyuti Jha
    C) Malala Yousafzai
    D) Rashi Anand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (9 April 2017) – The Hindu

  1. RBI has proposed a Wholesale and long-term finance (WLTF). What is the minimum capital requirement for such banks?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 500 crore
    C) Rs 1,000 crore
    D) Rs 10,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rs 1,000 crore
  2. Income tax department has extended the deadline for banks to obtain PAN details of all account holders from February 28, 2017 to ___________
    A) April 30, 2017
    B) May 31, 2017
    C) June 30, 2017
    D) July 31, 2017
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : June 30, 2017

 

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