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Current Affairs Quiz: 26 April 2017

Apr 26, 2017 19:06 IST

26 April 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Central University for Divyangs, India-Armenia relations and 2017 World Intellectual Property Day among others.

1.
Who of the following became the first Pakistani cricketer to score 10000 Test runs?
a) Wahab Riaz
b) Umar Akmal
c) Sohail Khan
d) Younis Khan

2. Name the Indian professional shot putter who recently won a gold medal in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China.
a) Deepa Malik
b) Harwant Kaur
c) Manpreet Kaur
d) None of the above

3.
What is the theme of the 2017 World Intellectual Property Day?
a) Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined
b) Innovation – Improving Lives
c) Get Up, Stand Up. For Music
d) Movies – a Global Passion

4. Who of the following NASA astronaut recently set a new US record for most cumulative days spent in space?
a) Peggy Whitson
b) Sunita Williams
c) Jeff Williams
d) None of the above

5. The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales is going to launch a new service. What is the service called?
a) Wikinews
b) Wikitribune
c) Wikileaks
d) Wikistreaming

6. Which country has banned more than a dozen Muslim names?
a) United Kingdom
b) North Korea
c) China
d) The United States of America

7. India recently signed agreements on agriculture, satellite building and broadcasting and film sector with which country?
a) Armenia
b) Georgia
c) Greece
d) Austria

8.
Who was appointed as the new Director of US Secret Service by Donald Trump Administration?
a) Randolph Alles
b) Joseph Clancy
c) William Callahan
d) Julia Pierson

9. The Central University for Divyangs will be set up in which state?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Haryana
c) Gujarat
d) Jharkhand

10. For which animal a Unique Identification Number was suggested to curb its illegal trafficking?
a) Buffalo
b) Cow
c) Sheep
d) Goat

11. Which country is the world’s fifth largest military spender, as per latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)?
a) China
b) United States
c) India
d) Russia

12. Which country recently became the first time importer of Indian mangoes?
a) Canada
b) New Zealand
c) Spain
d) Australia

13. Government of this country has ordered the expulsion of the head of the United Nations Development Program.
a) Tanzania
b) North Korea
c) Nigeria
d) Mexico

14. High Court of this state has restrained the state government from shifting the liquor shops functioning along the national highways or operating them by categorizing key stretches of the National Highways into municipal or corporation roads.
a) Karnataka
b) Jharkhand
c) Chhattisgarh
d) Tamil Nadu

15. Nicos Anastasiades who arrived to Mumbai on a four-day India is the President of this country
a) Mexico
b) Cyprus
c) Lebanon
d) Greece

ANSWERS

1. (d) Younis Khan
2. (c) Manpreet Kaur
3. (b) Innovation – Improving Lives
4. (a) Peggy Whitson
5. (b) Wikitribune
6.  (c) China
7. (a) Armenia
8. (a) Randolph Alles
9. (a) Uttar Pradesh
10. (b) Cow
11. (c) India
12. (d) Australia
13. (a) Tanzania
14. (d) Tamil Nadu
15. (b) Cyprus

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