Miscellaneous – Current Affairs Quiz

Miscellaneous – Current Affairs Quiz

1. The President of India conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to ______ nurses on International Nurses Day at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
 
 
 
 

2. Nitin Gadkari launched the NHAI __________ bond at the London Stock Exchange.
 
 
 
 

3. Which organization launched the National Contact Centre with a toll-free No 1800111950?
 
 
 
 

4. Which Public service commission decided to share online scores of candidates taking competitive exams in order to boost hiring by the private sector?
 
 
 
 

5. Which digital filing system has been launched for Supreme Court of India (SCI)?
 
 
 
 

6. The 29th series of IndiaIndonesia CORPAT is being conducted at ________.
 
 
 
 

7. Which department launched a new e-facility to link a person's Aadhaar with the PAN?
 
 
 
 

8. Which metro services decided to employ the transgender workers in India?
 
 
 
 

9. Which flight going to introduce 50 ATR-72 aircraft?
 
 
 
 

10. Which organisation has been instructed by Home Ministry to use core banking services?
 
 
 
 

11. What is the new name of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport?
 
 
 
 

12. Which Indian group topped the UK rich list 2017 recently?
 
 
 
 

13. Which railway station is renamed as 'Prabhadevi' by the Central Govt?
 
 
 
 

14. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Srilanka on May 11 to attend which of the following festival?
 
 
 
 

15. The world's biggest X-ray laser generated its first light in ___________.
 
 
 
 

16. How many themes are included in the Indian Transport Summit?
 
 
 
 

17. The 2017 India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit was held in ________.
 
 
 
 

18. How many cities were surveyed for Swachh Survekshan 2017?
 
 
 
 

19. India has successfully carried out a fresh user trial of Agni-II ballistic missile in ______.
 
 
 
 

20. President Pranab Mukherjee signed an ordinance giving more power to the RBI to deal with the growing problem of non performing assets (NPA) on the basis of which amends?
 
 
 
 

21. Which type of Mango received a Geographical Indication(GI) tag?
 
 
 
 

22. Whis is the host country of 27th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)?
 
 
 
 

23. Who of the following will represent India at the 2017 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)?
 
 
 
 

24. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a schemes _________ for the period of 2016-20 with the 14th Finance Commission cycle.
 
 
 
 

25. Which airport becomes International Airport as per provisions of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014?
 
 
 
 

26. Indian Railways set to launch its first _____ train with Wi-Fi, entertainment screens, and vending machines for passengers.
 
 
 
 

27. The World's highest railway bridge is coming up in _________.
 
 
 
 

28. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative stamp on the 1,000th birth anniversary of ___________.
 
 
 
 

29. Which Indian cities ranked among the top 20 tourist destinations in Asia Pacific Region as per the 'Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017'?
 
 
 
 

30. What is the name of the web portal launched by the Department of Telecommunications to know the information on Mobile Tower Radiation?
 
 
 
 

31. Which country recently became the first time importer of Indian mangoes?
 
 
 
 

32. ___________ is India's first smart and green highway.
 
 
 
 

33. Union Health Minister JP Nadda has launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to ______ Patients.
 
 
 
 

34. AIIMS becomes India's first public hospital for ______ Tumours.
 
 
 
 

35. The double-decker AC train to be launched on high-density routes like Delhi-Lucknow in July 2017. The name of the train is
 
 
 
 

36. The international conference on "Dara Shikoh: Reclaiming Spiritual Legacy of India" will be held on _____.
 
 
 
 

37. The central government has informed the Supreme Court to provide a unique identification number for which animal?
 
 
 
 

38. Which union ministry has made a provision enabling people to apply online for passports in Hindi?
 
 
 
 

39. Which of the following Indian Navy Ships is currently undertaking a hydrographic survey of Weligama Bay along with Sri Lankan Navy?
 
 
 
 

40. What does VVPAT stand for, in voting?
 
 
 
 

41. This institute has decided to launch the first ever Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Marathi Journalism from its Western Regional Campus.
 
 
 
 

42. Which report was published by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to highlight that nearly 30% of World Heritage Sites are plagued by poaching, illegal logging and fishing?
 
 
 
 

43. Which of the following IITs is all set to introduce a Vastu Shastra classes for its architecture students?
 
 
 
 

44. Prisoners of this country in Israeli prisons have started a hunger strike
 
 
 
 

45. A set of four rare stamps, featuring the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi was auctioned in UK at highest price ever paid for Indian stamps. These stamps were sold at what price?
 
 
 
 

46. Which multilateral organization released the report Globalisation Backlash?
 
 
 
 

47. The Manipur government has launched 'DARPAN' web portal to check corruption. What does "DARPAN" stands for?
 
 
 
 

48. Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar has launched portal and mobile app for RUSA. RUSA stands for
 
 
 
 

49. The Union Government recently launched a launched a comprehensive module and a training program for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives of Panchayats.
The programme was launched in which of the following cities?
 
 
 
 

50. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan has launched a new web portal in New Delhi on the occasion of Survey of India's 250th
anniversary. What is the name of the portal?
 
 
 
 

51. Name the progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer who passed away recently.
 
 
 
 

52. It is with this public sector undertaking, the Indian Railways entered into an agreement for Rooftop SPV Systems recently.
 
 
 
 

53. By the end of 7 April 2017, the Forex reserves reached
 
 
 
 

54. Which of the following committees was recently constituted by the Union Government to examine the existing framework with regard to Virtual Currencies?
 
 
 
 

55. This port topped the list in the first-ever ranking of the ports on Sanitation Parameters.
 
 
 
 

56. Evan Spiegel is the Chief Executive Officer of
 
 
 
 

57. The committee constituted to prepare draft Ganga Act submitted its report to the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti in
New Delhi. Who is the chairman of this committee?
 
 
 
 

58. Mining major Vedanta Resources got recently merged with which of the following subsidiaries?
 
 
 
 

59. The World Bank (WB) has approved how much amount of loan to help India develop its first modern waterway?
 
 
 
 

60. Youngest Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai became the sixth person to receive honorary citizenship of this country.
 
 
 
 

61. The first-ever G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy was held in which country?
 
 
 
 

62. Which among the G7 nations was the only one to call for sanctions on Russia for its support towards its war-torn ally Syria?
 
 
 
 

63. The Survey of India has proposed to re-measure the height of Mount Everest in 2017, as a part of the celebrations of its 250 years completion this year. It is planning to carry out
the feat as a joint exercise between India and which other country?
 
 
 
 

64. Name the communications and information technology company who in April 2017 signed an MoU with Airtel and BSNL to bring 5G services in India.
 
 
 
 

65. The centre by releasing Rs 23443.09 Cr to the states, as the first budgetary installment for the FY 17-18 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
(MGNREGS) aims to focus on which natural resource management activity?
 
 
 
 

66. Mukta Dutta Tomar was appointed as the Ambassador of India to which country?
 
 
 
 

67. Name the child rights campaign launched by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in Dhaka recently.
 
 
 
 

68. Union Cabinet recently approved closure of which scheme?
 
 
 
 

69. The Supreme Court has sought response from six states on a plea seeking a ban on cow vigilante groups there. Which of the following is not part of the state that has been asked
to file its response?
 
 
 
 

70. Which digital campaign has launched for 2017 International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP)?
 
 
 
 

71. Name one of the most prominent black activists of his generation in Britain who died in April 2017.
 
 
 
 

72. Union Government has approved procurement of a class of surface-to-surface missiles for naval warships. Name it.
 
 
 
 

73. Vipul, an Indian Foreign Service Officer has been appointed as the new Indian consul-general in which popular Arab city?
 
 
 
 

74. A court in which nation has passed a ruling sentencing the country's own President to death for 'high treason'?
 
 
 
 

75. Which Article of the Lisbon Treaty was invoked after British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter that will trigger Britain's exit from the European Union (EU)?
 
 
 
 


 

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