Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Current Affairs Quiz in English for KVS & NVS Exams


Q1. Who has took charge as the UN Secretary General, making a strong appeal to the international community to strive for peace in 2017 at a time when millions of people are caught up in conflict and threat of global terrorism affects all?
(a) Roberto Azevedo
(b) John F Kennedy
(c) Ban Ki-moon
(d) Antonio Guterres

Q2. Days after its launch, government's online payments app BHIM has become the most popular Android app in the country. BHIM stands for?
(a) Bharat Interface for Money
(b) Bharat Initial for Money
(c) Bill Interface for Mobile
(d) Bharat Interface for Management

Q3. India's star singles player __________________ has announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career recently.
(a) Rohan Bopanna
(b) Yuki Bhambri
(c) Somdev Devvarman
(d) Leander Paes

Q4. The NRI citizens of India, who were abroad from November 09th to December 30th 2016, can exchange their defunct notes up to
(a) January 31st, 2017
(b) March 31st, 2017
(c) April 30th, 2017
(d) June 30th, 2017

Q5. What additional fund has been given by the govt. recently to NABARD to give loans to farmers?
(a) Rs 12,000 crore
(b) Rs 20,000 crore
(c) Rs 22,000 crore
(d) Rs 30,000 crore

Q6. Which among the following states India's first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO is installed, recently?
(a) Kerala
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
(d) Gujarat

Q7. World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra has been begun on 02nd January 2017 in which state?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Odisha
(c) Assam
(d) Maharashtra

Q8. The Supreme Court has removed BCCI President _____________ from their posts.
(a) Ajay Shirke
(b) Saurabh Ganguly
(c) Shashank Manohar
(d) Anurag Thakur

Q9. Senior citizens will now be assured what per cent interest on their deposits up to Rs 7.5 lakh which will remain the same for next 10 years?
(a) 7 per cent
(b) 7.5 per cent
(c) 8 per cent
(d) 8.5 per cent

Q10. India has successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental ______________ nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-IV from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.
(a) surface-to-surface
(b) air-to-air
(c) surface-to-air
(d) ballistic missile


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