National Current Affairs till april may 2017-English
Ques 1. The 2017 International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial & Satellite Broadcasting has started in which city?
[A] New Delhi
Ques 2. Which state government has recently introduced third gender category in school exams?
[D] West Bengal
Ques 3. How much fund has been allocated to the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) for fiscal year 2017-18?
[A] Rs. 343 crore
[B] Rs. 353 crore
[C] Rs. 333 crore
[D] Rs. 343 crore
Ques 4. The book “Contemporary West Asia – Perspectives on Change and Continuity” has been authored by whom?
[A] Prita Jha
[B] Warisha Farasat
[C] Selina Sen
[D] Sujata Ashwarya
Ques 5. As per Union Budget 2017-18, the Payments Regulatory Board (PRB) will be set up under the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Who will be chairman of the proposed board?
[A] Cabinet Secretary
[B] Finance Secretary
[C] Finance Minister
[D] Governor of RBI
Ques 6. As per Union Budget 2017-18, the National Pension System (NPS) subscribers can prematurely withdraw how much percentage of corpus tax-free?
Ques 7. Which new scheme will be launched by the Union Government to fund export infrastructure?
[A] Trade Infrastructure for Export Support (TIES)
[B] Trade Infrastructure for Export Supply (TIES)
[C] Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES)
[D] Trade Infrastructure for Export Standard (TIES)
Ques 8. Lakshya Sen is associated with which sports?
Ques 9. BCAS has recently suspended the licence of budget carrier IndiGo’s aviation security training facility. What does BCAS stands for?
[A] Bureau of Custom Aviation Security (BCAS)
[B] Bureau of Censor Aviation Security (BCAS)
[C] Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)
[D] Bureau of Customary Aviation Security (BCAS)
Ques 10. Which state government will give 2% reservation to sportsperson in government job?
[C] Madhya Pradesh
Ques 11. Which union ministry has launched annual book ‘India-2017’ & ‘Bharat-2017?
[A] Ministry of Finance
[B] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[C] Ministry of Culture
[D] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Ques 12. Satwik Sai Raj is associated with which sports?
Ques 13. How much amount has been allocated for Bharat Net Project to promote digital transactions into rural India?
[A] Rs. 20,000 crore
[B] Rs. 10,000 crore
[C] Rs. 15,000 crore
[D] Rs. 5,000 crore
Ques 14. In which state India’s first centre of excellence for differently-abled sportsmen will be set up?
[D] Tamil Nadu
Ques 15. Which state government has recently launched “Civil Service Awards” for excellence in public administration?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
Ques 16. Which Indian personality has been elected as the vice-president of the Asia Squash Federation (ASF)?
[A] N Ramachandran
[B] Debendranath Sarangi
[C] Syed Razi
[D] Arun Paul
Ques 17. Which start up has won the ‘Best IT Startup of India’ award at the 2016 National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA)?
[A] Mitra Biotech
[D] Swadha Energies
Ques 18. Which country will host the Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT)?
[D] United States
Ques 19. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Commission of the African Union (AU)?
[A] Jean Ping
[B] Nkosazana Zuma
[C] Thomas Quartey
[D] Moussa Faki
Ques 20. Which operation has been launched by the Income Tax Department (ITD) to track deposits post demonetisation?
[A]Operation Track Black Money
[B]Operation Clean Money
[C]Operation Clean Deposits
[D]Operation Track Money
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Ques 21. The Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund will be set up by the which organisation to boost financing of milk processing capacities?
[A] Indian Dairy Association (IDA)
[B] Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
[C] National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)
[D] National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Ques 22. The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) is located in which state?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh
Ques 23. Which committee has been constituted by the Union government to improve Haj policy in subsidy issue?
[A] SS Parkar committee
[B] Qaiser Shamim committee
[C] Kamal Faruqui committee
[D] Afzal Amanullah committee
Ques 24. The Digital Radio Round Table Conference has been launched by which union minister?
[B]Raj Nath Singh
[C]M Venkaiah Naidu
Ques 25. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to the Economic Survey of India (ESI) 2017?
[A] 6.55 % to 7.25%
[B] 6.25 % to 7.5%
[C] 6.55 % to 7.25%
[D] 6.75 % to 7.5%
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Ques 26. Emmanuelle Riva, who passed away recently, was the well-known actress of which country?
Ques 27. India’s largest start-up incubator will be set up in which of the following states?
Ques 28. Which state tourism department has tied up with an online travel company “MakeMyTrip” to promote its home-stay scheme?
Ques 29. The book “The man who could never say No” has been authored by whom?
[A] N N Saxena
[B] Vikram Seth
[C] S Muthiah
[D] Gopalkrishna Gandhi
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Ques 30. Who has been appointed as the new chief of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)? [A]Diana Edulji
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