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Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz – May 3rd, 2017

  • Which Indian state becomes first to Use Automated Weather Stations (AWS) for Farmers?
  • Which Indian state has recently launched ambulance services for cows?
  • What is Indian cricket team’s ranking in ICC T-20 ?


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  1. Which Indian state becomes first to Use Automated Weather Stations (AWS) for Farmers?
A.    Maharashtra
B.     Sikkim
C.     Gujarat
D.    Rajasthan


  1. Which Indian state has recently launched ambulance services for cows?
A.    Karnataka
B.     Tamil Naidu
C.     Uttar Pradesh
D.    Punjab


  1. What is Indian cricket team’s ranking in ICC T-20 ?
A.    4th
B.     2nd
C.     1st
D.    3rd


  1. Who among the following is the CEO and MD of India’s most largest private bank ICICI ?
A.    Chandra Kochar
B.     Aditya Puri
C.     Shikha Sharma
D.    Romesh Sobti


  1. Which two apps have been launched by Union ministry of Road transport for enforcement of traffic rules?
A.    E-challan and m-parivahan
B.     M-chalan and E-parivahan
C.     Road app & safety app
D.    None of the above
  1. When is clean Ganga Pledge day observed?
A.    1st May
B.     2nd April
C.     1st June
D.    2nd May


  1. Saparman Sodimejo, world’s oldest man who recently passed away belonged to which country?
A.    India
B.     Indonesia
C.     Singapore
D.    Pakistan


  1. 8. Which ministry is celebrating “Swachhta Pakhwada” throughout the country?
A.    Union ministry of textiles
B.     Union ministry of youth affairs
C.     Union ministry of health and family welfare
D.    Union ministry of consumer affairs


  1. Which Union minister has launched “Vidya-Veerta abhyan” to honour war warriors?
A.    Mahipal Singh
B.     Amit Shah
C.     Sushma Swaraj
D.    Prakash Javadekar


  1. Which state has shifted financial year to January to December ?
A.    Madhya Pradesh
B.     Uttar Pradesh
C.     Kerala
D.    Karnataka


11. What is the full form of THAAD?

A.    Thermal High Altitude Area Defence
B.     Terminal High Altitude Area Defence
C.     Thermal Heat Altitude Area Defence
D.    Terminal Heat Altitude Area Defence


  1. What was the name of Nepal’s first female chief-justice?
A.    Sushila Karki
B.     Suhila Kumari
C.     Neetu Prajapat
D.    Mithila Karki


  1. India will give Rs 35 crore to Bangladesh in the next five years under which scheme?


A.    Muktijodha scholarship
B.     Ravjodha scholarship
C.     Ravmukti scholarship
D.    None of the above


  1. Indians having US visa can now get visa on arrival in which country?
A.    Dubai
B.     Bangladesh
C.     Pakistan
D.    Afganistan


  1. Shabana Azami starrer “The Black Prince” bagged which award in Houston International film festival?
A.    Best Film Award
B.     Special Jury Remi Award
C.     Best Screenplay Award
D.    None of the Above


  1. AIFF stands for?
A.    All International Football Federation
B.     All India Football Federation
C.     All Indonesia Football Federation
D.    All India Freedom Federation


  1. India plans to cut oil imports by 25% from which country?
A.    Iraq
B.     Saudi Arab
C.     Iran
D.    United Arab Emirates


  1. Which two communities of Odisha has been notified as SC after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Act, 2017?
A.    Tambuli and Tamlia
B.     Baira amd Bairagi
C.     Basor and  Burud
D.    Sualgiri and Swalgiri


  1. How much billion Worth of Black Money entered into India during 2005-2014 according to GFI?
A.    $670
B.     $770
C.     $870
D.    $970


  1. Indian Army has successfully test-fired advanced Block-III version of which missile?
A.    Brahmos Missile
B.     Amogha Missile
C.     Prithvi I
D.    Prithvi II

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: Answers & Explanations

Answers Explanation
1.      A The Automated Weather Stations (AWS) will help the farmers in measuring the wind direction, wind speed, air temperature, relative humidity, and record the amount of rainfall.
2.      C Uttar Pradesh has launched exclusive ambulance service for cows. This service would operate in Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Mathura and Varanasi, in collaboration with the MNREGA Mazdoor Kalyan Sanghathan, an organisation that works with farmers and labourers in the informal sector.
3.      A India has dropped two places to slip to fourth position in the ICC Twenty20 International team rankings.
4.      A Chanda Kochhar is the managing director and chief executive officer of ICICI Bank. She is known for her role in shaping retail banking in India
5.      A M-parivahan is a citizen-centric app that will facilitate access to various transport-related services. It will bring convenience to citizen and transparency in the system. eChallan is an integrated enforcement solution to manage traffic violations through mobile app and back-end web application, for use by the Traffic Police and Transport Enforcement Wing.
6.      D National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) observed “Ganga Swachta Abhiyan” on 2nd May 2017 at 12 locations, namely- Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Bhagalpur, Sahibganj, Kolkata, Raj Ghat (Hardoi), Bithoor, Srinagar (Uttarakhand), Vidhur Kuti (Bijnor) and Devprayag.
7.      B aparman Sodimejo, also known as Mbah Ghoto, born on December 31, 1870 passed away at the age of 146. He belonged to Indonesia.
8.      A The Ministry of Textiles is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from May 1 15, 2017. The fortnight-long observance of programmes to spread the message of cleanliness and make it a part of our lives.
9.      D Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan’ is to promote nationalism among youth, This is an effort to send out a message that it’s not only soldiers but every citizen and every youth of this country is responsible for the safety of the country.
10.  A Madhya Pradesh has switched to the January-December financial year from the on going April-March cycle, with the state cabinet endorsing the move on Tuesday. The move breaks a 150-year tradition as India started adopting the April-March financial year from 1867.
11.  B Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) is a United States Army anti-ballistic missile system designed to shoot down short, medium, and intermediate range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase using a hit-to-kill approac
12.  A Sushila Karki was Nepal’s first female Supreme Court chief justice. She was recently in news as she was suspended after an impeachment motion was filed in parliament. She was accused of interfering with executive powers and issuing biased decisions.
13.  A India initiated the Muktijodha Scholarship Scheme in 2006 for descendants of the 1971 Freedom Fighters. Until now, more than 10,000 scholarships worth Tk 150 million have been disbursed.
14.  A Dubai has launched a visa-on-arrival facility for Indian nationals who have a valid United States visa or a green card
15.  B Hollywood film ‘The Black Prince’, featuring singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj and veteran actress Shabana Azmi, was awarded the Special Jury Remi Award at the 50th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival
16.  B The All India Football Federation, also simply known as the AIFF, is the governing body of association football in India. IT was formed in 1948.
17.  C India plans to cut oil imports from Iran by about 25%.India is Iran’s top oil client after China, and last year imported about 510,000 bpd of crude from the country, according to shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon.India’s move comes over fight on rights to develop Iran’s huge Farzad B natural gas field


18.  D Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities of Odisha have been notified as Scheduled Castes after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Act, 2017.
19.  B US-based think tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI) in its report titled ‘Illicit Financial Flows to and from Developing Countries: 2005-2014’, has estimated that $770 billion worth of black money entered India during 2005-2014. During the same time period, the think tank estimates the exit of $165 billion in illicit money out of the country. It translates into 3% of India’s total trade of $5500.744 billion between the time period 2005-2014.
20.  A ·         Indian Army has effectively test-fired advanced Block-III version of Brahmos cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Brahmos is a supersonic cruise missile developed by a joint-venture between Russia’s Mashinostroyenia and India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).


The Daily GK Current Affairs quiz has been compiled by Sagrika Mehta

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