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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ APR 14 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. Prime Minister Modi launched BHIM-Aadhaaar app for merchants in Nagpur. The app was launched from
a) Nagpur
b) Mumbai
c) New Delhi
d) Chennai 

2. Which country won the 5th edition of Asian School Hockey Championship-2017?
a) India
b) Bangladesh
c) Sri Lanka
d) Japan

3. Who will head the Committee constituted to prepare Draft Ganga Act that submitted its report to Union Water Resource Ministry?
a) Dinesh Sharma 
b) Madhukar Gupta 
c) BN Srikrishna 
d) Girdhar Malviya

4. Which of the following committees was recently constituted by the Union Government to examine the existing framework with regard to Virtual Currencies?
a) Justice Malviya Committee
b) Madhukar Gupta Committee 
c) Dinesh Sharma Committee
d) BN Srikrishna Committee

5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14 April 2017 dedicated various units of the thermal power plants in Nagpur. Which of the following is not a part of the power plant whose unit was not launched?
a) Koradi thermal power plant
b) Chandrapur thermal power plant
c) Parli thermal power plant
d) Obra thermal power plant

6. Famous HIV/AIDS researcher Mark Wainberg passed away recently. He belonged to which country?
a) USA
b) Canada
c) United Kingdom
d) Australia

7. The United States recently dropped largest non-nuclear bomb ever an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan. The bomb is called as
a) Mother of All Bombs
b) Father of All Bombs
c) Daisy Cutter
d) None of the above

8. Mining major Vedanta Resources got recently merged with which of the following subsidiaries?
a) Cairn India
b) Twin Star International ltd
c) Balco Ltd
d) Konkola Copper Mines

9.
 The National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) is observed on which date in India? 
a) 10 April
b) 11 April
c) 12 April
d) 13 April

10. 14 April 2017 was celebrated as the 126th birth anniversary of this personality
a) Dr BR Ambedkar
b) Chandrashekhar Azaad
c) Subhash Chandra Bose
d) Swami Vivekanad

11. India's largest e-commerce player Flipkart recently acquired which one of the following companies?
a) Jabong
b) Myntra
c) eBay
d) Zovi

12. Who was appointed as the Whole Time Member of IBBI?
a) Shashi Girdhar
b) Gurjit Singh 
c) Mukta Dutta Tomar
d) Mukulita Vijayawargiya

13. 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?
a) Girdhar Malviya
b) Mahesh Tripathi
c) Vikas Mandal
d) Kishor Das Gupta

14. Gurudwara of a city has entered into the Guinness Book of Records for hosting Breakfast for people of 101 nationalities. Name the city where the Gurudawara is located.
a) Amritsar
b) Dubai
c) Dublin 
d) Berlin

15. Name the two countries that will hold a joint military exercise named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ in mid April 2017. 
a) Nepal and China
b) China and South Korea
c) Nepal and India
d) India and Myanmar

ANSWER. 
1. (a) Nagpur
2. (a) India
3. (d) Girdhar Malviya
4. (c) Dinesh Sharma Committee
5. (d) Obra thermal power plant
6. (b) Canada
7. (a) Mother of All Bombs
8. (a) Cairn India
9. (b) 11 April
10. (a) Dr BR Ambedkar
11. (c) eBay
12. (d) Mukulita Vijayawargiya
13. (a) Girdhar Malviya
14. (b) Dubai
15. (a) Nepal and China

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