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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ APR 27 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS



1. NITI Aayog, the think tank of the Union Government, in April 2017 came up with a vision document 2031-31 that envisages a new India. Consider the following statements in context to the document 
I. It envisages that every Indian will have houses with toilets, vehicles and power in next 15 years, i.e. by 2032.
II. It says that the per capita income would go up by three fold to Rs 3.14 lakh in 2031-32 from Rs 1.06 lakh in 2015-16. 
III. It also talks about India where the gross domestic product or whose economy would rise from Rs 137 lakh crore level in 2015-16 to Rs 469 lakh crore in 2031-32.

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II 
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III 

2. This High Court in recent past said that Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills.
a) Delhi High Court 
b) Madras High Court 
c) Bombay High Court 
d) Allahabad High Court 

3. Which of the following places are NOT included in the 10 Swachh Iconic Places of the Phase II of Swachh Iconic Places initiative?
a) Gangotri
b) Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain
c) Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assissi, Goa
d) Red Fort, Agra

4. Who of the following was crowned the Miss Teen Universe 2017?
a) Srishti Kaur
b) Nieveles Gonzalez
c) Nicole Obando
d) Xirelle Agustin

5. Who of the following was recently appointed as the Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force?
a) R. K. Pachnanda
b) Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
c) Krishna Choudhary
d) None of the above

6. Who of the following was recently appointed as the Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police?
a) Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
b) Krishna Choudhary
c) R. K. Pachnanda
d) None of the above

7. The Supreme Court has pulled up drought-hit states for not appointing state food commissions or making them operational. Which of the following is not part of the states that was pulled by the court for not appointing food commissions?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Tamil Nadu 

8. Which country appointed Hana Khatib as first female judge in its Muslim Sharia Court system? 
a) Israel 
b) Iran
c) Palestine
d) Iraq 

9. When is the World Lab Animal Day (WLAD) observed globally? 
a) 22 April 
b) 23 April 
c) 24 April
d) 25 April  

10. NASA recently successfully launched its heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from which country?
a) Maldives
b) Australia
c) New Zealand
d) Fiji

11. 
India recently notified conformity to the UN resolution of imposing sanctions on which country?
a) Iraq
b) Syria
c) Iran
d) North Korea

12. Name the Tennis player who in April 2017 made a winning comeback to the sports after her 15-month ban from the sport due to doping.
a) Maximilian Abel
b) Maria Sharapova
c) Kristina Antoniychuk
d) Mariano Puerta

13. Which state’s government cancelled 15 public holidays in educational institutions?
a) Uttar Pradesh 
b) Bihar 
c) Maharashtra 
d) Telangana

14. The newly discovered planet by NASA scientists is being referred to by which popular name?
a) Fireball
b) Iceball
c) Gasball
d) Great ball

15. 
Which cricket body stands to lose more than half of its revenue share in ICC with the approval of the new revenue model?
a) Cricket Australia (CA)
b) Cricket South Africa (CSA)
c) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
d) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

ANSWER.
1. (d) I, II and III 
2. (a) Delhi High Court 
3. (d) Red Fort, Agra
4. (a) Srishti Kaur
5. (b) Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
6. (c) R. K. Pachnanda
7. (d) Tamil Nadu 
8. (a) Israel 
9. (c) 24 April 
10. (c) New Zealand
11. (d) North Korea
12. (b) Maria Sharapova
13.(a) Uttar Pradesh 
14.(b) Iceball
15.(c) BCCI

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