Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 17 Apr 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 17 Apr 2016
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17th April 2016, Current affairs and GK questions on National and International are listed in the Quiz. Candidates those who are preparing for Government Jobs and IBPS/SBI/RRB exams and all other exams can use these questions. 

1. The government has decided to increase minimum wages to _____ rupees per month for contract labourers across the country.

[a] 10,000
[b] 9500
[c] 8500
[d] 12000
[e] 15000

2. Free Wi-fi services were launched at Bhubaneswar railway station.The station will be the second station to be covered under the free Wi-Fi project. The first station covered under this project was

[a] Bangalore
[b] Ahmadabad
[c] Mumbai Central
[d] New Delhi
[e] Chennai

3. Name the major exercise conducting in the deserts of Rajasthan to evaluate the capability of the Army to strike deep into enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle environment.

[a] Varuna
[c] AviaIndra
[d] Surya Kiran
[e] Shatrujeet

4. French President Francois Hollande announced ______ in aid for Lebanon over the next three years as it currently hosts over a million Syrian refugees.

[a] €100 million
[b] €200 million
[c] €300 million
[d] €400 million
[e] €500 million

5. aThe first legally recognised Pastafarian wedding concluded in ______. The wedding, held on a pirate boat, was officiated by a pirate.

[a] Nelson, New Zealand
[b] Oamaru, New Zealand
[c] Dunedin, New Zealand
[d] Akaroa, New Zealand
[e] Timaru, New Zealand

6. Who gets Mumbai Press Club’s lifetime achievement award Awarded by The Mumbai Press Club – ‘RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism’?

[a] Barkha Dutt
[b] T N Ninan
[c] Amba Goswami
[d] Arun Shourie
[e] PalagummiSainath

7. Which steel major has rolled out a secure carpooling platform for its employees, thus becoming one of the first companies in the manufacturing sector?

[a] Steel Authority of India
[b] Tata Steel
[c] VISA Steel
[d] JSW Steel
[e] None of the above

8. Name the humanoid robot that can speak, show micro-expressions and move eyes and body that was unveiled by researchersat the University of Science and Technology of China.

[a] Kia Kia
[b] Mia Mia
[c] Jia Jia
[d] Lia Lia
[e] None of the above

9. India finished as runners-up in the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Which team won the cup?

[a] Australia
[b] New Zealand
[c] Malaysia
[d] Canada
[e] Japan

10. Mercedes' NicoRosberg took pole at the 2016 Chinese Grand Prix. He belongs to which Country?

[a] Argentina
[b] Germany
[c] Netherlands
[d] Poland
[e] Italy

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