Banking & Current Affairs Quiz – April, 2017 – Set 4 – For SBI PO Mains, NIACL Assistant Mains


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

1. Which of the following bank
was recently fined Rs 70,000 by the Reserve Bank of India for violating the
Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999?
1) Kotak Mahindra Bank
2) Standard Chartered Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) HSBC Bank
5) IndusInd Bank
2. Approximately how many people
will be investigated in the second phase of ‘Operation Clean Money’ to detect
black money post-demonetisation?
1) 75000
2) 65000
3) 60000
4) 70000
5) 72000
3. How much amount of invest did
the government recently announce to build over one lakh houses for urban poor under
the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
1) Rs 4,200 crore
2) Rs 4,800 crore
3) Rs 4,500 crore
4) Rs 4,000 crore
5) Rs 4,700 crore
4. World Hemophilia Day was
observed on April 17, 2017 with the theme ___________.
1) “Treatment for All, The
Vision of All”
2) “Hear their voices”
3) “Count Me In”
4) “Improve Your Life!”
5) “Together, We Care”
5. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
on 16 April 2017 flagged-off first-ever train with glass roof coaches in which
Indian state?
1) Odisha
2) Telangana
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Karnataka
5) Kerala
6. Sourav Kothari is associated
with which sports?
1) Archery
2) Hockey
3) Chess
4) Billiards
5) Shooting
7. Which of the following bank
recently in April, 2017 announced alliance with Paisabazaar.com under which the
bank will offer conditionally approved loans?
1) Axis Bank
2) Yes Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) ICICI Bank
5) Kotak Mahindra Bank
8. International Day for
Monuments and Sites is observed on ___________.
1) April 22
2) April 17
3) April 19
4) April 18
5) April 20
9. Girish Chandra Saxena, who
recently passed away, was a governor of ____________.
1) Jammu & Kashmir
2) Chhattisgarh
3) Punjab
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Both 3 and 4
10. With which of the following
nation did India recently sign an agreement to build satellite and remote
sensing data matters and train their scientists?
1) Serbia
2) Georgia
3) Armenia
4) Sri Lanka
5) Myanmar
11. The World Intellectual
Property Day 2016 was on 26 April 2017 observed across the world with the theme
______________.
1) Creativity – The Next Generation
2) Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.
3) Innovation – Improving Lives
4) Encouraging Creativity
5) Innovation – Linking the World
12. What was India’s rank as the
military spender in the world as per the figures released by the Stockholm
International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on April, 2017?
1) 3
2) 4
3) 6
4) 2
5) 5
13. Varuna is a Naval Exercise
between India and ___________.
1) France
2) Russia
3) United Kingdom
4) Australia
5) Japan
14. Manpreet Kaur is associated
with which sports?
1) Shot Put
2) Archery
3) Wrestling
4) Javeline Throw
5) Shooting
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15. Who among the following was honoured
with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award?
1) Saira Banu
2) Jackie Shroff
3) Vyjayanthimala
4) Aamir Khan
5) Both 1 and 2
16. World Malaria Day 2017
observed on April 25 with the theme __________.
1) “Malaria: a disease
without borders”
2) “Malaria prevention
works: Let’s close the gap”
3) “End Malaria For Good”
4) “Invest in the future:
defeat malaria”
5) “Sustain Gains, Save
Lives: Invest in Malaria”[
17. Which of the following Indian
state did recently sign a MoU with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to
improve the lives of small farmers and promote inclusive agricultural
transformation in the state?
1) Jharkhand
2) Bihar
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Chhattisgarh
5) Odisha
18. International Mother Earth
Day is observed on ___________.
1) 20 April
2) 21 April
3) 23 April
4) 22 April
5) 24 April
19. Which of the following online
platform did recently launch ‘Digital Gold’?
1) Mobikwik
2) Snapdeal
3) Paytm
4) Flipkart
5) Amazon India
20. Which of the following bank
did recently sign an agreement with Confederation of Real Estate Developers’
Associations of India (CREDAI) to provide loans at a concessional rate to
builders as well as customers for affordable housing projects?
1) Axis Bank
2) State Bank of India
3) IDBI Bank
4) Punjab National Bank
5) ICICI Bank
21. World Book and Copyright Day
is observed on _________.
1) 23 April
2) 22 April
3) 24 April
4) 25 April
5) 27 April
22. National Panchayati Raj Diwas
is observed on ______________.
1) 23 April
2) 24 April
3) 25 April
4) 27 April
5) 26 April
23. Which of the following film won
the best film honour at the 41st Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF)?
1) Lipstick Under My Burkha
2) Parched
3) Pink
4) Newton
5) None of the above
24. PM Narendra Modi recently launched
the UDAN Scheme. The first UDAN flight was flagged off on _____________.
1) Dharmshala to New Delhi
2) Dehradun to New Delhi
3) Shimla to New Delhi
4) Kadapa to Hyderabad
5) None of these
25. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh
Khan on 27 April 2017 became the first Indian actor to deliver TED speech in
____________.
1) Alberta, Canada
2) Montreal, Canada
3) Calgary, Canada
4) Toronto, Canada
5) Vancouver, Canada
26. Name the first Indian city to
be selected for the Pierre L’Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement
Awards-2017.
1) Mumbai
2) Varanasi
3) Indore
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Ahmedabad
27. Name the first country in the
world to ban metal mining.
1) Colombia
2) El Salvador
3) Portugal
4) Venezuela
5) Brazil
28. World Day for Safety and
Health at Work observed globally on _____________.
1) 29 April
2) 27 April
3) 28 April
4) 30 April
5) 26 April

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Answers & Explanations:

1. 4) The Reserve Bank of India
(RBI) imposed a monetary penalty on Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hong Kong & Shanghai
Banking Corp. Ltd for violation of instructions on reporting requirements of
the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999. The central bank slapped a
fine of Rs70,000 on HSBC and Rs10,000 on Kotak Mahindra Bank in exercise of the
powers in RBI under the provisions of section 11(3) of the FEMA Act.
2. 3) The Income Tax (IT)
department on 14 April 2017 launched the second phase of ‘Operation Clean
Money’ to detect black money post-demonetisation. Over 60000 individuals will
be investigated in the second phase.
3. 1) The Centre has sanctioned
construction of over one lakh more houses for the urban poor with an investment
of Rs 4,200 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).
4. 2) The World Hemophilia Day
was celebrated across the world on 17 April 2017 with the theme “Hear Their
Voices”.
5. 3) Railway Minister Suresh
Prabhu on 16 April 2017 flagged-off first-ever train with glass roof coaches on
Visakhapatnam-Araku route in Andhra Pradesh.
6. 4) Sourav Kothari is
associated with billiards. He was in news when Pankaj Advani on 14 April 2017
defeated him 6-3 to win the Asian Billiards Championship final held in
Chandigarh.
7. 2) Private sector lender Yes
Bank announced alliance with Paisabazaar.com under which the bank will offer
conditionally approved loans to the latter’s existing customers.
8. 4) International Day for
Monuments and Sites or World Heritage Day was observed across the world on 18
April 2017. The theme for the year is Cultural Heritage & Sustainable
Tourism.
9. 1) Girish Chandra Saxena
passed away on 14 April 2017 at the age of 90. He was the former Governor of
Jammu and Kashmir.
10. 3) India agreed to help
Armenia build satellite and remote sensing data matters and also train Armenian
scientists.
11. 3) The World Intellectual
Property Day 2016 was on 26 April 2017 observed across the world with the theme
Innovation – Improving Lives.
12. 5) India on 24 April 2017
became the world’s fifth-largest military spender, as per the figures released
by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India spent
around USD 55.9 billion for its military in the year 2016.
13. 1) The Indian Navy on 24
April 2017 began a joint maritime exercise Varuna with the French Navy at the
Mediterranean Sea.
14. 1) Manpree Kaur is associated
with Shot Put. Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur on 24 April 2017 clinched a
gold medal in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua,
China.
15. 4) Superstar Aamir Khan was
on 25 April 2017 honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for
his film Dangal, which was one of the biggest hits of 2016.
16. 2) World Malaria Day 2017
observed on April 25 with the theme “Malaria prevention works: Let’s close
the gap”.
17. 5) The Odisha government signed
a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation to improve the lives of small farmers and promote inclusive
agricultural transformation in the state.
18. 4) The International Mother
Earth Day was observed on 22 April 2017 across the world. The theme for the
year is Environmental & Climate Literacy.
19. 3) Payments app Paytm on 27
April 2017 launched ‘Digital Gold’ on its platform to allow customers to buy
and sell gold through electronic platform.
20. 2) State-owned SBI and
realtors’ body CREDAI have signed an agreement to provide loans at a
concessional rate to builders as well as customers for affordable housing
projects.
21. 1) The World Book and
Copyright Day was celebrated on 23 April 2017 across the globe.
22. 2) The National Panchayati
Raj Diwas was observed across India on 24 April 2017.
23. 4) Actor Rajkummar
Rao-starrer film ‘Newton’ in April 2017 won the best film honour at the 41st
Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).
24. 3) Prime Minister Narendra
Modi on 27 April 2017 launched air regional connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka
Har Nagarik) during his day-long visit to Shimla. Under the scheme, the first
UDAN flight was flagged off on Shimla-Delhi route. Simultaneously, PM Narendra
Modi also launched the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded
– Hyderabad routes.
25. 5) Bollywood actor Shah Rukh
Khan on 27 April 2017 became the first Indian actor to deliver TED speech in
Vancouver, Canada.
26. 4) Bhubaneswar, the capital
city of Odisha, on 27 April 2017 was selected for the Pierre L’Enfant Planning
Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017. The city was selected for the award for
good and advanced town planning and engaging its residents in the planning
process.
27. 2) El Salvador in April 2017
became the first country in the world to ban metal mining.
28. 3) The World Day for Safety
and Health at Work 2017 was observed across the world on 28 April 2017 with the
theme ‘Optimize the collection and use of OSH data’.

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