Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz – April 14 2017

Current Affairs Quiz

1. Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai became only the _________ person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship, before advocating in a speech to parliament for women and girls’ education
a) Fourth
b) Fifth
c) Sixth
d) Tenth

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2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Bhim-Aadhaar Pay app, a system which allows payment through _______________
a) PIN Number
b) Fingerprint scanner
c) OTP
d) All of the above

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3. President Pranab Mukherjee clears all four GST bills, the four bills are ______________________
a) Central GST Bill, State GST Bill, District GST Bill and Village GST Bill
b) City GST Bill, Towns GST Bill, Union territory GST Bill and State GST Bill
c) Capital GST Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Union territory GST Bill and State GST Bill
d) Central GST Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Union territory GST Bill and State GST Bill

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4. The Union government has constituted a time-bound inter-disciplinary committee to come up with an action plan for dealing with virtual currencies, The committee will be chaired by _____________
a) Bibek Debroy
b) Y.V. Reddy
c) Dinesh Sharma
d) Arvind Panagariya

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5. The President, Shri Pranab Mukherji led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb, ______________on his 127th Birth anniversary on April 14 2017
a) B. R. Ambedkar
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) Swami Vivekananda
d) Rabindranath Tagore

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6. Which state government has announced a financial assistance of 4 thousand rupees per acre to farmers towards purchasing fertilizers?
a) Kerala
b) Rajasthan
c) Bihar
d) Telangana

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7. The MoU Signed between NSFDC & Development Commissioner (Handlooms), who is the Union Minister of Textile?
a) Uma Bharti
b) Nirmala Seetharaman
c) Smriti Zubin Irani
d) Vasundhara Raje

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8. Who has laid the foundation-stone for the Rs 100 crore Dr B R Ambedkar Smriti Vanam (memorial park) at Inavolu village in Andra Pradesh?
a) E S L Narasimhan
b) Pranab Mukherjee
c) Narendra Modi
d) N Chandrababu Naidu

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9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a cashless/less cash township model in Nagpur, developed by Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC), across 81 townships in _______
a) 5 states
b) 12 states
c) 7 states
d) 10 states

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10. _____________is set to become the first state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Haryana
c) Maharashtra
d) Kerala

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11. Which state police has initiated Tare Zameen Par program to encourage children to lead happy lives in naxal-affected areas?
a) Jharkhand
b) Andra Pradesh
c) Odisha
d) West Bengal

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12. The New Development Bank (NDB) set up by the BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa plans to issue bonds this year in ________________
a) Indian rupee and South Africa Rand
b) Indian rupee and Brazil Real
c) Russia Ruble and Chinese Yuan
d) Indian rupee and Chinese Yuan

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