Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers – 12 May 2017

12 May 2017 Objective Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

 

1.Which Indian city  topped as Most Affordable Tech city in Savills Tech cities 2017 Rankings ?

 

a)Ahmedabad

b)Bengaluru

c)Hyderabad

d)Chennai

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

The city was selected out of 22 cities from different parameters

 

2.Who was appointed as United Nations new Humanitarian Aid Chief ?

 

a)Mark Lowcock

b)Martin Bille Hermann

c)Justin Trudeau

d)Isabel De

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

lowcock is british civil servant

Lowcock will succeed Stephen OBrien

 

3.For Welfare and Development of Agriculture stake holders in India which of the following internet platform launched by Union Agriculture ministry ?

 

a)e-Krishi vidhaan

b)e-Krishi Samvad

c)Krishi Vikas samvad

d)Krishi Kalyan samvad

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

This internet interface will provide solutions to the problems faced by farmers  and stake holders in the agriculture sector

People can directly connect to http://icar.org.in o get solution

 

4.Which State government constituted Committee to study environmentally harmful Seemai karuvelam trees ?

 

a)Kerala

b)Andhra Pradesh

c)Tamilnadu

d)Karnataka

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:C

Government constituted committee to the removal of these trees. this was ordered by MAdras high court

The Committee shall submit the detailed report within 3 months

previously Seemai tress wood was used as cooking fuel

now these trees became dangerous to eco system

 

5.Who among the following appointed as Defence Secretary of India Recently ?

 

a)Sanjay Mitra

b)Nikhil Keshav

c)Arun Bhaskaran

d)George V Thomas

 

Answer & Explanation

AnsA

Mitra is 1982 batch West Bengal Cadre IAS officer

Currently he ios holding the charge of secretary in the ministry of Road transport and high ways

 

6.Which Former indian cricketer recently honoured with membership to the Marylebone cricket Club ?

 

a)Kiran More

b)Manoj Prabhakar

c)Ajayu Jadeja

d)V V S Lakshman

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:D

 

7.Which bank was put in watch list due to bad loans under Prompt Corrective Action(PAC) ?

 

a)Vijaya bank

b)Andhra Bank

c)IDBI Bank

d)Allahabad BAnk

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:C

The NPA(Non performing Assets) of IDBI trebled to over 35,000 Crores

Under PCS Banks are assessed Capital ratios,profitability and asset ratios