Current Affairs Quiz: March 12, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz for March 12, 2017 has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz. It will help you to prepare for various upcoming competitive exams.

  1. ICICI Appathon is a competition for?
    A) Computer Software Development
    B) Mobile App Development
    C) Banking Technology Development
    D) All of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : ICICI Bank has announced the launch of the second season of ‘ICICI Appathon’, its virtual mobile app development challenge.
  2. Where was the 12th CII-Exim bank conclave on India Africa Project Partnership held?
    A) Delhi
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 12th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership in New Delhi.
  3. India’s largest waste-to-power plant has been inaugurated in which place?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the country’s largest waste-to-power plant at Narela-Bawana in New Delhi.
  4. What is the capacity of waste-to-power plant at Narela-Bawana in New Delhi?
    A) 20 Mega Watt
    B) 24 Mega Watt
    C) 15 Mega Watt
    D) 18 Mega Watt
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : It is 24 Mega Watt plant important to achieve the objectives of Swachh Bharat Mission. One of the aim of Swachh Bharat Mission is 100 per cent management of municipal solid waste by 2019 in the country. The project, built at a cost of 650 crore rupees and spread across around 100 acres at Narela-Bawana.
  5. India’s largest Floating Solar photovoltaic Plant has been inaugurated in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Kerala
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Kayamkulam in Kerala.
  6. Which company has installed India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala?
    A) Lanco
    B) NTPC
    C) Jindal Power
    D) Azure Power
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala. The 100 kWp floating solar generation plant, largest of its kind in India, was indigenously developed as a part of ‘Make In India’ initiative, at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) in Kerala’s Kayamkulam district.
  7. John Surtees is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Formula One Racing
    C) Football
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : John Surtees, the only racer to have won world championships on motorbikes and in Formula One passed away
  8. Name the campaign launched by Switzerland in association with brand ambassador Ranveer Singh
    A) GrowingSwitzerland
    B) InLoveWithSwitzerland
    C) TopSwitzerlandTourism
    D) AgainSwitzerland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Switzerland Tourism announced their 2017 summer campaign ‘InLoveWithSwitzerland’ with Brand ambassador Ranveer Singh.
  9. Karnataka Bank has signed MoU with which of the following for General Insurance business?
    A) ICICI Lombard
    B) IFFCO-Tokio
    C) Reliance General Insurance
    D) Bajaj Allianz
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : City-based Karnataka Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company for General Insurance business.
  10. Ritu Rani is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Cricket
    C) Hockey
    D) Athletics
    View Answer
    Option C

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