Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz – April 17 2017

Current Affairs Quiz

1. The sixth prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award for contribution in the field of agriculture was given to _____________
a) R Sai Kumar
b) R.R. Hanchinal
c) Shobha Rani
d) N Mahesh Kumar

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2. Who won the prestigious ‘Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards’ 2017 for providing women working on farms with water management solutions and protecting small farmers against droughts?
a) Trupti Jain
b) Rithika Jain
c) Monica Jain
d) Sushma Jain

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3. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated several Government projects in ___________
a) Chandigarh
b) Daman and Diu
c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
d) Dadra and Nagar Haveli

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4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Cattle Feed Plant and launched irrigation and water supply schemes at Bajipura, __________
a) Bihar
b) West Bengal
c) Gujarat
d) Goa

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5. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct its first-ever mock exercise on forest fire in ___________
a) Uttarakhand
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Madya Pradesh
d) Rajasthan

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6. Which state government has launched two web applications to check corruption and keep track of government activities?
a) Meghalaya
b) Assam
c) Maharashtra
d) Manipur

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7. 70th Himachal Day was celebrated across Himachal Pradesh (HP) on ______________
a) April 17
b) April 16
c) April 15
d) April 14

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8. President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics, what is the capital of Turkey?
a) Ankara
b) Kampala
c) Tunis
d) Ashgabat

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9. China’s first cargo spacecraft named _____________ is to be launched into space between April 20 and 24 to dock with the orbiting experimental space station
a) Shenzhou-1
b) Tiangong-1
c) Yinghuo-1
d) Tianzhou-1

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10. Who won the Bahrain Grand Prix 2017?
a) Lewis Hamilton
b) Sebastian Vettel
c) Valtteri Bottas
d) Fernando Alonso

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