Banking & Current Affairs Quiz - April, 2017 - Set 3


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

1. With which of the following country did India recently conduct military exercise Nomadic Elephant 2017?
1) Nepal
2) Mongolia
3) Thailand
4) Indonesia
5) Singapore



2. Which of the following bank did recently sign a pact with EM3 Agri Services to give loan to farmers and rural entrepreneurs for purchase of farm equipment and related machinery?
1) Bank of Maharashtra
2) State Bank of India
3) Bank of Baroda
4) UCO Bank
5) Punjab National Bank



3. Who among the followings was/were featured in the TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017?
1) Narendra Modi
2) Sachin Bansal
3) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
4) Both 1 and 2
5) Both 1 and 3



4. Sulkhan Singh was recently appointed as the Director General of Police of _________.
1) Gujarat
2) Maharashtra
3) Bihar
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Rajasthan



5. Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia is associated with which sports?
1) Football
2) Golf
3) Chess
4) Hockey
5) Tennis



6. The Olympic Council of Asia announced a partnership with Alisports to introduce esports as a demonstration sport at ____________.
1) 2018 Asian Games
2) 2022 Asian Games
3) 2026 Asian Games
4) 2020 Asian Games
5) 2024 Asian Games



7. With which of the following country did India recently sign a MoU to strengthen their bilateral cooperation in defence shipbuilding?
1) France
2) Japan
3) South Korea
4) United Kingdom
5) Russia



8. Who launched the book titled “Hope in a Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative” authored by Ashwani Kumar?
1) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
2) Pranab Mukherjee
3) Arun Jaitley
4) Narendra Modi
5) None of them



9. Which of the following nation did recently honor Malala Yousufzai with their honorary citizenship?
1) Italy
2) Australia
3) Germany
4) Canada
5) United Kingdom



10. How much amount did India recently contribute to the United Nations programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems?
1) USD 25000
2) USD 250000
3) USD 2500000
4) USD 2000000
5) USD 200000



11. Which of the following company recently became the most-valued Indian company in Private Sector?
1) Mahindra & Mahindra
2) Infosys
3) Wipro
4) Tata Consultancy Services
5) Reliance Industries



12. Name the first made in India industrial robot.
1) BOB
2) EABOT
3) Lakhsmi
4) EVA
5) BRABO



13. SAUNI Yojana is associated with __________.
1) food for the poor
2) skill development programme
3) women empowerment and skill development
4) irrigation & utilization of floodwater
5) None of the above



14. Which of the following airport was renamed as Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Airport?
1) Gorakhpur Airport
2) Kanpur Airpor
3) Agra Airport
4) Allahabad Airport
5) Varanasi Airport



15. On April, 2017 ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, was dedicated to the city of __________.
1) Bengaluru
2) Chennai
3) Vishakhapatnam
4) Mumbai
5) Kochi


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16. ‘Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ was recently launched by ____________.
1) Maharashtra
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Karnataka
4) Punjab
5) Uttar Pradesh



17. Which of the following India state on April, 2017 launched an aggressive awareness campaign against H1N1?
1) Telangana
2) Maharashtra
3) Karnataka
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Odisha


18. Which of the following Indian state on March, 2017 launched ‘Pratibimba” portal to project achievements?
1) Maharashtra
2) Odisha
3) Kerala
4) Karnataka
5) Andhra Pradesh


19. Which of the following state won the Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16 in Medium Category (1 to 10 million tonnes)?
1) Tripura
2) Himachal Pradesh
3) Meghalaya
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Assam


20. United Nations Chinese Day is observed on ___________.
1) 20 April
2) 21 April
3) 22 April
4) 23 April
5) 19 April



Answers & Explanations:


1. 2) The joint military training exercise of India and Mongolia “Nomadic Elephant” conducted recently in Mizoram.

2. 3) Public sector Bank of Baroda has inked a pact with EM3 Agri Services to give loan to farmers and rural entrepreneurs for purchase of farm equipment and related machinery.

3. 5) Time Magazine on 20 April 2017 released the annual list of 100 most influential people of 2017. This year, only two Indians to feature on the list- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

4. 4) Sulkhan Singh has been appointed Uttar Pradesh's new Director General of Police (DGP) by the Yogi Adityanath government.

5. 2) Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia is associated with Golf. He was recently in news when Aditi Ashok, S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher on 20 April 2017 won the second edition of the Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017.

6. 1) The Olympic Council of Asia in April 2017 announced a partnership with Alisports to introduce esports as a demonstration sport at 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, with full-fledged inclusion in the official sporting programme at the Hangzhou Games in 2022.

7. 3) The governments of India and South Korea signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 21 April 2017 to strengthen their bilateral cooperation in defence shipbuilding.

8. 5) A book titled Hope in a Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative was released on 10 April 2017 by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi.

9. 4) Youngest Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on 12 April 2017 became the sixth person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship.

10. 2) India in April 2017 contributed USD 250000 to the United Nations programme for helping countries to hold elections and develop their electoral systems.

11. 4) The State Bank of India (SBI) on 18 April 2017 became India's most valued Public Sector Company in terms of market valuation. The market cap of SBI stood at Rs 235307.51 crore as on 18 April 2017. On the other hand, in Private Sector, IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the most-valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 454902.85 crore, followed by Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) with Rs 445578.92 crore market cap.

12. 5) TAL Manufacturing Solutions in April 2017 unveiled India’s first conceptualized, designed and manufactured articulated industrial robot called BRABO. BRABO stands for “Bravo Robot”. It has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India. On the other hand, BOB is the first food serving robot in India.

13. 4) The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 17 April 2017 dedicated Phase 1 (Link 2) of the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana to the nation. It is related to irrigation and floodwater utilization.

14. 3) Agra Airport was renamed after RSS ideologue Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay airport. On the other hand, the Department of Disabled Welfare will now be known as Divyang Jan Vikas Empowerment. Divyang is a term used for the differently-abled.

15. 2) INS Chennai, a ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, was dedicated to the city of Chennai on 17 April 2017 in the presence of Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.


16. 1) Maharashtra Government on 16 April 2017 announced Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme. The scheme aims at increasing the income of farmers by cutting production cost and increase in output.


17. 3) Karnataka Government on 12 April 2017 announced to launch Awareness Campaign against H1N1 in high incidence districts of Bengaluru, Mysore and Chitradurga.


18. 4) Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah launched ‘Pratibimba” to project achievements.


19. 2) The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in April 2017 selected Tripura, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for the Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16. On the other hand, Meghalaya was chosen for commendation prize for total food grain production. Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). Himachal Pradesh is chosen for the award in medium category (1 to 10 million tonnes). Tamil Nadu has been chosen for the prestigious award in large category (production more than 10 million tonnes).

20. 1) United Nations Chinese Day is observed on 20 April.



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