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Current Affairs Quiz: 31 March 2017

Mar 31, 2017 19:00 IST

31 March 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 loan agreement between India and New Development Bank, Padma Shri, World Autism Awareness Day among others.

1.
What amount of loan agreement was signed between India and New Development Bank for major district roads project in Madhya Pradesh?
a) $300 million
b) $350 million
c) $400 million
d) $450 million

2. Which Indian personality was inducted into the international advisory board of Atlantic Council?
a) A R Rahman
b) Laxmi Mittal
c) Anil Ambani
d) Sachin Tendulkar

3. Which of the following tiger reserve became the first in India to officially introduce a mascot named Bhoorsingh the Barasingha?
a) Corbett Tiger Reserve
b) Manas Tiger Reserve
c) Sunderbans
d) Kanha Tiger Reserve

4. Who of the following recently became the first Muslim to join the Emergency Service Unit of the New York City Police Department?
a) Sergeant Zeber Ahmad
b) Sergeant Ali Javed
c) Sergeant Ali M Khan
d) None of the above

5. Who of the following was honoured with the Asian Player of the Year 2016 by the Asian Hockey Federation?
a) S V Sunil
b) Harmanpreet Singh
c) P R Shreejesh
d) Akashdeep Singh

6. Which Indian cricketer was conferred with the Padma Shri by the President of India in 2017?
a) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
b) Ravichandran Ashwin
c) Virat Kohli
d) Yuvraj Singh

7.
Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a new centre for child cancer patients in which city?
a) Delhi
b) Pune
c) Bangalore
d) Mumbai

8. Which country’s recently impeached President became the first leader since the nation’s transition to democracy to be sent to jail?
a) Sudan
b) Iraq
c) South Korea
d) Yemen

9. Which world leader stated that global warming is not mankind’s fault and instead of trying to stop it we have to somehow adapt to it?
a) Vladimir Putin
b) Donald Trump
c) Xi Jinping
d) Kim Jong-un

10. Which bank was adjudged the ‘Best Small Bank for 2016’?
a) Karur Vysya Bank
b) Vijaya Bank
c) Andhra Bank
d) Laxmi Vilas Bank

11. This bank recently opened 40 transformed branches - ‘Ananya’.
a) State Bank of India
b) ICICI Bank
c) Syndicate Bank
d) HDFC Bank

12. It is in this State, the BHEL commissioned a 800 MW supercritical thermal power plant recently.
a) Maharashtra
b) Karnataka
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Madhya Pradesh

13. He wrote the book – ‘Indian Railway-The weaving of a National Tapestry’.
a) Bibek Debroy
b) Anand Neelakanthan
c) Kiran Doshi
d) K Vijay Kumar

14. What is the theme of the 2017 World Autism Awareness Day?
a) Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity
b) Respect, Acceptance, Inclusion
c) Employment: The Autism Advantage
d) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination

15. Bob Dylan, who received the 2016 Nobel Literature Prize, belongs to which country?
a) United States
b) Germany
c) France
d) Russia

ANSWERS
1. (b) $350 million
2. (c) Anil Ambani
3. (d) Kanha Tiger Reserve
4. (b) Sergeant Ali Javed
5. (a) S V Sunil
6. (c) Virat Kohli
7. (d) Mumbai
8. (c) South Korea
9. (a) Vladimir Putin
10. (a) Karur Vysya Bank
11. (c) Syndicate Bank
12. (b) Karnataka
13. (a) Bibek Debroy
14. (a) Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity
15. (a) United States

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