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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ APR 20 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


1. Which state has been chosen for the Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16 in medium category (1 to 10 million tonnes)?
a) Telangana
b) Uttarakhand
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Himachal Pradesh

2. How much has India contributed recently to the United Nations Election Assistance Programme?
a) USD 240000
b) USD 260000
c) USD 250000
d) USD 270000

3. Identify the English businesswoman and fashion designer who was recently appointed the Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
a) Samantha Cameron
b) Victoria Beckham
c) Michelle Dewberry
d) None of the above

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Day of Vesak in Sri Lanka. The day is celebrated on which date?
a) 12 May
b) 13 May
c) 14 May
d) 15 May

5. The Civil Services Day (CSD) is celebrated on which day in India? 
a) 20 April 
b) 21 April
c) 18 April
d) 27 April

6. The NGT has directed immediate closure of industries located around which lake in Bengaluru?
a) Akshayanagara Kere 
b) Bellandur lake
c) Ulsoor lake
d) Madiwala lake 

7. Which e-tailer has acquired logistics start-up InLogg to smooth its delivery process?
a) Jabong 
b) Myntra 
c) Flipkart 
d) Snapdeal  

8. NGT has ordered which city to introduce destination buses to improve air quality?
a) Delhi 
b) Mumbai 
c) Gwalior 
d) Patna 

9. Who of the following is the author of the book One Part Woman that in recent past was chosen for Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English?
a) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
b) Ashwani Kumar
c) Anand Neelakanthan
d) Yasser Usman

10. He was chosen for the Raj Kapoor Special contribution award in April 2017.
a) Akshay Kumar
b) Sunil Shetty 
c) Jackie Shroff
d) Amitabh Bachchan

11. Who of the following was chosen for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime achievement award of the Maharashtra Government?
a) Vikram Gokhale
b) Amitabh Bachchan
c) Saira Banu 
d) Jackie Shroff

12. Which bank became India’s most-valued Public Sector Unit (PSU) in terms of market valuation? 
a) State Bank of India 
b) Punjab National Bank
c) Union Bank of India
d) Reserve Bank of India 

13. Which country abolished its 457 Visa programme which is used largely by Indians?
a) Canada
b) Australia
c) New Zealand
d) UAE

14. Which city will host the main event of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations in June 2017?
a) Karnal
b) Bhopal
c) Lucknow
d) Bengaluru

15. Which Private sector company became India’s most-valued in terms of market valuation?
a) Reliance Infocomm Limited
b) Adani Power Limited
c) Reliance Industries Limited
d) Tata Consultancy Services

ANSWERS
1. (d) Himachal Pradesh
2. (c) USD 250000
3. (b) Victoria Beckham
4. (a) 12 May
5.  (b) 21 April 
6. (b) Bellandur Lake 
7. (b) Myntra 
8. (a) Delhi 
9. (a) Aniruddhan Vasudevan
10. (c) Jackie Shroff
11. (c) Saira Banu 
12. (a) State Bank of India 
13. (b) Australia
14. (c) Lucknow
15. (d) Tata Consultancy Services

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