Banking & Current Affairs Quiz – April, 2017 – Set 3


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is the third set of Current Affairs quiz based on the current affairs from April, 2017.

1. With which of
the following country did India recently conduct military exercise Nomadic
Elephant 2017?
1) Nepal
2) Mongolia
3) Thailand
4) Indonesia
5) Singapore
2. Which of the
following bank did recently sign a pact with EM3 Agri Services to give loan to
farmers and rural entrepreneurs for purchase of farm equipment and related
machinery?
1) Bank of Maharashtra
2) State Bank of India
3) Bank of Baroda
4) UCO Bank
5) Punjab National Bank
3. Who among the
followings was/were featured in the TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
of 2017?
1) Narendra Modi
2) Sachin Bansal
3) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
4) Both 1 and 2
5) Both 1 and 3
4. Sulkhan Singh
was recently appointed as the Director General of Police of _________.
1) Gujarat
2) Maharashtra
3) Bihar
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Rajasthan
5. Shiv Shankar
Prasad Chawrasia is associated with which sports?
1) Football
2) Golf
3) Chess
4) Hockey
5) Tennis
6. The Olympic
Council of Asia announced a partnership with Alisports to introduce esports as
a demonstration sport at ____________.
1) 2018 Asian Games
2) 2022 Asian Games
3) 2026 Asian Games
4) 2020 Asian Games
5) 2024 Asian Games
7. With which of
the following country did India recently sign a MoU to strengthen their
bilateral cooperation in defence shipbuilding?
1) France
2) Japan
3) South Korea
4) United Kingdom
5) Russia
8. Who launched
the book titled “Hope in a Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative” authored
by Ashwani Kumar?
1) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
2) Pranab Mukherjee
3) Arun Jaitley
4) Narendra Modi
5) None of them
9. Which of the following
nation did recently honor Malala Yousufzai with their honorary citizenship?
1) Italy
2) Australia
3) Germany
4) Canada
5) United Kingdom
10. How much
amount did India recently contribute to the United Nations programme for
helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems?
1) USD 25000
2) USD 250000
3) USD 2500000
4) USD 2000000
5) USD 200000
11. Which of the
following company recently became the most-valued Indian company in Private
Sector?
1) Mahindra & Mahindra
2) Infosys
3) Wipro
4) Tata Consultancy Services
5) Reliance Industries
12. Name the
first made in India industrial robot.
1) BOB
2) EABOT
3) Lakhsmi
4) EVA
5) BRABO
13. SAUNI Yojana
is associated with __________.
1) food for the poor
2) skill development programme
3) women empowerment and skill development
4) irrigation & utilization of floodwater
5) None of the above
14. Which of the
following airport was renamed as Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Airport?
1) Gorakhpur Airport
2) Kanpur Airpor
3) Agra Airport
4) Allahabad Airport
5) Varanasi Airport
15. On April,
2017 ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, was dedicated to the city of __________.
1) Bengaluru
2) Chennai
3) Vishakhapatnam
4) Mumbai
5) Kochi
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16. ‘Advanced
Farming – Enriched Farmer’ was recently launched by ____________.
1) Maharashtra
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Karnataka
4) Punjab
5) Uttar Pradesh
17. Which of the
following India state on April, 2017 launched an aggressive awareness campaign
against H1N1?
1) Telangana
2) Maharashtra
3) Karnataka
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Odisha
18. Which of the
following Indian state on March, 2017 launched ‘Pratibimba” portal to project
achievements?
1) Maharashtra
2) Odisha
3) Kerala
4) Karnataka
5) Andhra Pradesh
19. Which of the
following state won the Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16 in Medium Category (1 to
10 million tonnes)?
1) Tripura
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Meghalaya
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Assam
20. United
Nations Chinese Day is observed on ___________.
1) 20 April
2) 21 April
3) 22 April
4) 23 April
5) 19 April

Answers & Explanations:

1. 2) The joint military training
exercise of India and Mongolia “Nomadic Elephant” conducted recently in
Mizoram.
2. 3) Public sector Bank of
Baroda has inked a pact with EM3 Agri Services to give loan to farmers and
rural entrepreneurs for purchase of farm equipment and related machinery.
3. 5) Time Magazine on 20 April
2017 released the annual list of 100 most influential people of 2017. This
year, only two Indians to feature on the list- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
4. 4) Sulkhan Singh has been
appointed Uttar Pradesh’s new Director General of Police (DGP) by the Yogi
Adityanath government.
5. 2) Shiv Shankar Prasad
Chawrasia is associated with Golf. He was recently in news when Aditi Ashok,
S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher on 20 April 2017 won the second edition of the
Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017.
6. 1) The Olympic Council of Asia
in April 2017 announced a partnership with Alisports to introduce esports as a
demonstration sport at 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, with full-fledged
inclusion in the official sporting programme at the Hangzhou Games in 2022.
7. 3) The governments of India
and South Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 21 April 2017 to
strengthen their bilateral cooperation in defence shipbuilding.
8. 5) A book titled Hope in a
Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative was released on 10 April 2017 by
former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.
9. 4) Youngest Nobel Peace
laureate Malala Yousafzai on 12 April 2017 became the sixth person to receive
honorary Canadian citizenship.
10. 2) India in April 2017
contributed USD 250000 to the United Nations programme for helping countries to
hold elections and develop their electoral systems.
11. 4) The State Bank of India
(SBI) on 18 April 2017 became India’s most valued Public Sector Company in
terms of market valuation. The market cap of SBI stood at Rs 235307.51 crore as
on 18 April 2017. On the other hand, in Private Sector, IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the
most-valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 454902.85 crore
,
followed by Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) with Rs
445578.92 crore market cap.
12. 5) TAL Manufacturing
Solutions in April 2017 unveiled India’s first conceptualized, designed and
manufactured articulated industrial robot called BRABO. BRABO stands for “Bravo
Robot”. It has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium
enterprises (MSME) in India. On the
other hand, BOB is the first food serving robot in India.
13. 4) The Prime Minister
Narendra Modi on 17 April 2017 dedicated Phase 1 (Link 2) of the Saurashtra
Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana to the nation. It is related to
irrigation and floodwater utilization.
14. 3) Agra Airport was renamed
after RSS ideologue Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay airport. On the other hand, the
Department of Disabled Welfare will now be known as Divyang Jan Vikas
Empowerment. Divyang is a term used for the differently-abled.
15. 2) INS Chennai, a ‘P15A
Guided Missile Destroyer’, was dedicated to the city of Chennai on 17 April
2017 in the presence of Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
16. 1) Maharashtra Government on
16 April 2017 announced Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme. The scheme
aims at increasing the income of farmers by cutting production cost and
increase in output.
17. 3) Karnataka Government on 12
April 2017 announced to launch Awareness Campaign against H1N1 in high
incidence districts of Bengaluru, Mysore and Chitradurga.
18. 4) Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
launched ‘Pratibimba” to project achievements.
19. 2) The Union Ministry of
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in April 2017 selected Tripura, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for the Krishi Karman Awards
2015-1
6. On the other hand, Meghalaya
was chosen for commendation prize for total food grain production. Tripura is selected for the Krishi
Karman Award 2015-16 in small category
(less than 1 million tonnes). Himachal
Pradesh is chosen for the award in medium category (1 to 10 million tonnes). Tamil Nadu has been
chosen for the prestigious award in large
category (production more than 10
million tonnes).
20. 1) United Nations Chinese Day is
observed on 20 April.

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