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Current Affairs April

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Highlights of April Updates

  • Winners of 2017 All England Championship Title of Badminton
  • Punjab wins 2017 Santosh Trophy of Football
  • NTPC installs India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala
  • Malayalam filmmaker Diphan passes away
  • Seema Verma to be chief of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • HSBC breaks with tradition, names AIA boss Tucker as Chairman
  • Manohar Parrikar appointed Goa chief minister
  • Sashastra Seema Bal signed MoU with NSDC & NSDF for skill development
  • RBI Restricts Cash Loan Against Gold by NBFC to Rs 25,000
  • IIT-M solar inverter system wins award
  • Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile
  • Punjab Agriculture University develops Bt cotton variety with reusable seeds
  • Ford Foundation appoints Pradeep Nair as regional director for India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
  • India, Belgium signed Protocol amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Protocol
  • Donald Tusk re-elected as President of European Council
  • Himachal Pradesh launches mobile App Mera Hunar
  • Cuevas wins third straight Brazil Open title
  • Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan dies
  • President Pranab Mukherjee presents Nari Shakti Puraskar 2016
  • Leaders’ Summit in Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of IORA concluded in Jakarta
  • Harvard honoured Viola Davis with ‘Artist of the Year’ award
  • Longest extra-dosed bridge across River Narmada dedicated to nation at Bharuch
  • India’s accession to the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods approved
  • K Srinath Reddy appointed as adviser to the Odisha Government
  • India, Portugal MoU on renewable energy approved

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Current Affairs April

Latest GK Quiz Questions with Answers

Ques. 1) Which country has successfully test-fired the BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile?

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Ukraine
  4. Oman

Ans. A

Ques. 2) Who was appointed as the Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)?

  1. Ajay Singh
  2. Ravi Krishana
  3. Ruchi Ghanashya
  4. MK Gunga

Ans. C

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Ques. 3) Iran successfully test fired its second ballistic missile __________ from naval vessel on March 9, 2017.

  1. Fateh-2
  2. Soumar-2
  3. Shahab-2
  4. Hormuz-2

Ans. D

Ques. 4) Which state has signed an agreement with Invest India to promote start-ups and MSME sector of the state?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Punjab
  3. Goa
  4. Odisha

Ans. D

Ques. 5) Which institute has won the 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award?

  1. Indian Institute of Technology-Madras
  2. Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur
  3. Indian Institute of Technology-Kolkata
  4. Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi

Ans. A

Ques. 6) The two day 12th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership was held in which city?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Pune
  3. Shimla
  4. Bangaluru

Ans. A

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Ques. 7) The RBI has amended the provision for cash loan against gold by NBFC from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. ________

  1. 25,000
  2. 75,000
  3. 50,000
  4. 70,000

Ans. A

Ques. 8) The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeks to increase the maternity leave to _______ weeks from the earlier 12 weeks.

  1. 20 weeks
  2. 24 weeks
  3. 15 weeks
  4. 26 weeks

Ans. D

Ques. 9) Which of the following Person was conferred honorary degree of Doctor of Science?

  1. Mohan Bhagwat
  2. M. Krishna
  3. Jamir
  4. Kateekal Sankaranarayanan

Ans. A

Ques. 10) Which University has developed India’s first genetically modified Bt Cotton varieties with reusable seeds to help the farmers in saving cultivation cost?

  1. Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
  2. Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), Maharashtra
  3. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI)
  4. National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee

Ans. A

Ques. 11) The Ammavin Aran mobile app has been launched by AIADMK on March 9, 2017 to serve which purpose?

  1. Cancer Treatment
  2. Mid-Day Meal Service
  3. Women’s Safety
  4. Digital Empowerment

Ans. C

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Ques. 12) Who is the KPMG Global Chairman?

  1. John Veihmeyer
  2. Arun Kumar
  3. William B Thomas
  4. Christopher Cox

Ans. C

Ques. 13) In which week was celebrated in National Saftey Week?

  1. 4-10 June
  2. 4-10 March
  3. 4-10 January
  4. 4-10 November

Ans. B

Ques. 14) Expansion of MEITY

  1. Ministry of Electronics and Information of Technology
  2. Ministry and Electronics and Information Technology
  3. Ministry of Electronics and Information of Technology
  4. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Ans. D

Ques. 15) Who is ICC Ambassador of Women’s World Cup 2017?

  1. Virat kohli
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Rohit Sharma
  4. M S Dhoni

Ans. B

Ques. 16) Which of the following railway zone has unveiled India’s first air-conditioned rail ambulance

  1. Eastern Railway
  2. Southern Railway
  3. Central Railway
  4. Konkan Railway

Ans. C

Ques. 17) Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC)

  1. Narendra Kumar
  2. Ajay Singh
  3. Surendran
  4. Ravi Krishna

Ans. A

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Ques. 18) Who won the Miss International Queen 2016

  1. Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin
  2. Trixie Maristela
  3. Isabella Santiago
  4. Marcela Ohio

Ans. A

Ques. 19) Which film won the Viewer’s Choice Best Film award at Zee Cine Awards 2017?

  1. Sultan
  2. Airlift
  3. Neerja
  4. Dangal

Ans. D

Ques. 20) Who has resigned as the CEO of Reliance Capital?

  1. Bidhubhusan Samal
  2. N. Kaul
  3. Chhaya Virani
  4. Sam Ghosh

Ans. D

Ques. 21) Which of the following Political party won the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election?

  1. Samajwadi Party
  2. BSP
  3. BJP
  4. INC

Ans. C

Ques. 22) The Mass coral bleaching occurring in Great Barrier Reef for second year.The coral reef system located in which country?

  1. Canada
  2. America
  3. Australia
  4. South Africa

Ans. C

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Ques. 23) Which of the following state has not decided for to conduct a synchronised elephant census in May 2017?

  1. Odisha
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Chhattisgarh
  4. Jharkhand

Ans. B

Ques. 24) Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) cannot lend more than _______ in cash against gold according to RBI.

  1. Rs 10,000
  2. Rs 25,000
  3. Rs 15,000
  4. Rs 50,000

Ans. B

Ques. 25) Who was selected for the Saraswati Samman 2016

  1. Sugathakumari
  2. Govind Mishra
  3. Padma Sachdev
  4. Mahabaleshwar Sail

Ans. D

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Ques. 26) Which of the following Political party won the 2017 Punjab Assembly election?

  1. AAP
  2. INC
  3. Akali Dal-BJP alliance
  4. TNC

Ans. B

Ques. 27) What is the theme for the 2017 World Kidney Day?

  1. Kidney Disease and Obesity: Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys
  2. Kidney Disease & Children: Act Early to Prevent It
  3. Kidney Health for All
  4. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and aging

Ans. A

Ques. 28) World Kidney Day was observed on which date

  1. 19 September
  2. 5 April
  3. 9 March
  4. 31 October

Ans. C

Ques. 29) Who has been appointed as the Financial Officer of Adidas

  1. Willi Schwerdtle
  2. Stefan Johannes Jentzsch
  3. Wolfgang Jager
  4. Harm Ohlmeyer

Ans. D

Ques. 30) Which bank has signed three projects to provide payments-related solutions to smart cities.

  1. Axis Bank
  2. ICICI Bank
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Yes Bank

Ans. D

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