Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz – April 13 2017

Current Affairs Quiz

1. Mahabaleshwara M S has been appointed as managing director and CEO of _________________for a period of three years
a) Federal Bank
b) South Indian Bank
c) Karnataka Bank
d) HDFC Bank

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2. United Nation (UN) chief Antonio Guterres has named ______________, as the new administrator of the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP)
a) José Manuel Barroso
b) Achim Steiner
c) Jorge Sampaio
d) Erik Solheim

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3. Who took charge as Whole Time Member, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in New Delhi?
a) Amardeep Singh Bhatia
b) G. S. Yadav
c) M. S. Sahoo
d) Mukulita Vijayawargiya

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4. Who presented Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards on April 13, 2017 at a Civil Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan?
a) Pranab Mukherjee
b) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
c) Narendra Modi
d) Sumitra Mahajan

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5. Google has started rolling out an Android app called __________ in India that lets users order food and hyperlocal home services from local providers.
a) Area
b) Aero
c) Areo
d) Auto

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6. Which state government announced the re-launch of ‘Adarana’, a scheme for improving traditional occupations?
a) Kerala
b) Andra Pradesh
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Gujarat

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7. Nokia has signed a memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with Indian telecom giants _____________ to work on 5G technology
a) Reliance and Idea
b) Docomo and BSNL
c) Vodafone and Aircel
d) Airtel and BSNL

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8. Which Bank has approved a $375 million loan to India’s first waterway project?
a) Asian Development Bank
b) New Development Bank
c) World Bank
d) None of these

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9. Which state Government has decided to increase the reservations to backward Muslim population and Scheduled Tribes in the state?
a) Andra Pradesh
b) Punjab
c) Maharashtra
d) Telangana

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10. First time in Indian Railways’ history, Habibganj station in_____________ has been handed over to a private firm to be operated by it
a) Maharashtra
b) Madya Pradesh
c) Punjab
d) Bihar

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11. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has asked the banks/financial institutions to obtain self-certification from customers by ___________, 2017, to avoid closure of accounts
a) April 30
b) May 31
c) June 30
d) July 31

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12. Veteran actor Munshi Venu who passed away recently, he was popular in the __________ film industry
a) Tamil
b) Telugu
c) Kannada
d) Malayalam

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