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Current Affairs Quiz (04-May-2017)

Quiz (May-04-2017)

1.Who won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2016, India's highest recognition for cinema?

a) Manoj Kumar
b) Shashi Kapoor
c) K Viswanath
d) Gulzar

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


2.What is the year by which Niti Aayog has drawn a grand vision for 'New India' in which nearly everyone will have houses with toilets, two-wheelers or cars, power, ACs and digital connectivity?

a) 2020
b) 2025
c) 2030
d) 2032

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3.What is the global rank of India in terms of military spending as per the latest report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute?

a) Second
b) Third
c) Fourth
d) Fifth

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4.Name the shot putter who won the gold medal of the Asian Grand Prix in Jinhua, China?

a) Loren Roberts
b) Manpreet Kaur
c) Vijay Singh
d) Xin Hua

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5.What will be the size of India's economy by 2030as per the Niti Aayog's 15-year vision document?

a) $469 lakh crore
b) $459 lakh crore
c) $449 lakh crore
d) $425 lakh crore

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6.Which of the following are among the 7 pillars of the 3 year action plan which was unveiled by Niti Aayog recently?

a) Forecast for revenues and expenditure
b) Transformation of key sectors
c) Regional development
d) Coal sector development

A) a & b is the correct answer
B) b & c is the correct answer
C) a, c & d is the correct answer
D) a, b & c is the correct answer


7.Which sector for the first time has become the number one reason why Indian individuals spend money overseas?

a) Abroad Study
b) Purchase of foreign property
c) Foreign travel
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8.Name the state which is hosting an Indo-Australian collaborative research project on deploying stingless bee as pollinators to increase the agricultural yield of fruits and vegetables?

a) Karnataka
b) Kerala
c) Maharashtra
d) Bihar

A) d is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) a is the correct answer


9.What is the increase in deficit of GDP predicted by Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian if the practice of waiving of farmers' loans by state governments in India is carried out nationwide?

a) 1%
b) 2%
c) 3%
d) 4%

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10.What were the two major attributes underlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his review of infrastructure projects recently?

a) Need for consolidated approach
b) Need for preference to some regions
c) Adherence to strict timelines
d) All payments to be made after one year

A) a & c is the correct answer
B) b & c is the correct answer
C) c & d is the correct answer
D) a & d is the correct answer