Current Affairs Quiz – April 19 2017

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  1. Union Cabinet has given its approval for procurement of VVPAT Units for use in the General Elections, 2019. Abbreviation VVPAT stands for:
    1.Voter Validation Paper Audit Trail
    2.Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail
    3.Voter Verifiable Paper Authentication Trail
    4.Voter Validation Paper Authentication Trail
    5.Voter Verifiable Paper Account Trail
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Union Cabinet has approved signing of the Protocol amending the Convention between India and ______ for avoidance of Double Taxation
    Answer & Explanation
  3. Union Cabinet has decided to impose a ban on the use of red beacons atop vehicles of government officials and VIPs. This rule will be effective from:
    1.September 1, 2017
    2.August 1, 2017
    3.July 1, 2017
    4.June 1, 2017
    5.May 1, 2017
    Answer & Explanation
  4. Which yojana has introduced by West Bengal Govt. that converging five separate beneficiary schemes for workers in unorganised sectors and self-employed people?
    1.Kanyashree Yojana
    2.Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna
    3.Sarkari Yojana
    4.Janani Suraksha Yojana
    5.Social Security Yojana
    Answer & Explanation
  5. Which State Govt. signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24 per cent of electricity generated from an upcoming ultra mega solar project in the state?
    1.Madhya Pradesh
    Answer & Explanation
  6. As per the report, titled ‘Youth in India‘, released by released by Ministry of statistics and programme implementation, sex ratio in India will dip to ______ girls for 1,000 boys in 2031
    1.908 girls
    2.898 girls
    3.888 girls
    4.878 girls
    5.868 girls
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Uttar Pradesh State Govt. has decided to rename Agra airport as
    1.Subhash Chandra Bose Airport
    2.Chandra Shekhar Azad Airport
    3.Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Airport
    4.Bhagat Singh Airport
    5.Dr. B R Ambedkar Airport
    Answer & Explanation
  8. The Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry has formed a committee to review the recommendations made by a University Grants Commission (UGC) panel on implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in educational institutions. This committee is head by:
    1.Amit Kumar Verma
    2.Vaibhav Narayan Tripathi
    3.Deepak Sinha
    4.Kewal Kumar Sharma
    5.Rakesh Narayan Mishra
    Answer & Explanation
  9. India has ranked at _____ position in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index
    1.8th position
    2.9th position
    3.10th position
    4.11th position
    5.12th position
    Answer & Explanation
  10. US President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to look at tightening the H1B visa programme. This decision is part of which agenda followed by Trump administration?
    1.’America Focus’
    2.’America First’
    3.’Strong America’
    4.’Protect American’
    5.’America Leads’
    Answer & Explanation
  11. In the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), International Monetary Fund (IMF)has cut down India’s growth forecast for year 2017 by 0.4 percentage points to ______ %
    Answer & Explanation
  12. Which private sector bank’s Data Centre in Hyderabad has achieved the distinction of becoming the country’s first Platinum rated project under IGBC Green Data Centre Rating System?
    1.Yes Bank
    2.Axis Bank
    3.HDFC Bank
    4.ICICI Bank
    5.Kotak Mahindra Bank
    Answer & Explanation
  13. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted banks to invest up to ____ per cent of the unit capital of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) or Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)
    1.10 per cent
    2.12 per cent
    3.14 per cent
    4.16 per cent
    5.18 per cent
    Answer & Explanation
  14. Rajasthan State Govt. has signed a revised MoU with which company for a 9 million metric tonne crude oil refinery at Barmer?
    2.Reliance Industries
    5.Cairn India
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Which novel by Aniruddhan Vasudevan has been chosen for the translation prize in English 2016 by Sahitya Akademi?
    1.’Women In India’
    2.’Plight of Women’
    3.’One Part Woman’
    4.’Journey of a Woman’
    5.’Struggle of a Woman’
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Hindu youth from Pakistan, named __________has been selected for the prestigious ‘Emerging Young Leaders Award’given by the US State Department
    1.Mukesh Joshi
    2.Sanjeev Gupta
    3.Rohit Dubey
    4.Raj Kumar
    5.Manohar Singh
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)?
    1.Vikas Bhatt
    2.Naresh Jain
    3.Devendra Kumar Sharma
    4.Manthan Purohit
    5.Harshvardhan Malhotra
    Answer & Explanation
  18. Who among the following became the first cricketer to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket?
    1.Virat Kohli
    2.Brendon McCullum
    3.Chris Gayle
    4.AB de Villiers
    5.Brad Hodge
    Answer & Explanation
  19. Who among the following became the first visually impaired Indian runner to complete the historic Boston Marathon?
    1.Sagar Baheti
    2.Utkarsh Maniar
    3.Nachiket Desai
    4.Ved Pandit
    5.Naveen Shukla
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Who among the following have been named as commentators by ICC for the upcoming Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in England from 1-8 June 2017.
    1.Kapil Dev and Alan Border
    2.Sachin Tendular and Steve Waugh
    3.Sourav Ganguly and Ricky Ponting
    4.Rahul Dravid and Bruce Reid
    5.Sunil Gavaskar and David Boon
    Answer & Explanation
  21. Which Maoist Leader passed away on April 18, 2017?
    1.Giriraj Bansidhar
    2.Narayan Sanyal
    3.K N Ramachandran
    4.Mahadev Rao
    5.Dipankar Rana
    Answer & Explanation
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