Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 April 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 17 April 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

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  1. Under the ‘Hanumanji Char Dham’ project, PM Modi has unveiled the 108ft tall statute of Lord Hanuman Ji in West Direction of the country, in which city?

    A) Patan

    B) Bhavnagar

    C) Morbi

    D) Bhuj

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    Option C

    Explanation:The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi unveiled a 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman ji in Morbi, Gujarat, at the Ashram of Bapu Keshvanand ji,  via video conferencing on April 16, 2022, on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.This statue is the second among the four statues being built in the four directions across the country, as part of the ‘Hanumanji Char Dham’ project.

  2. April 17 is observed ever year as which of these days?

    A) International Mother Earth Day

    B) World Book Day

    C) World Malaria Day

    D)  World Hemophilia Day

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    Option D

    Explanation:Every year the World Hemophilia Day is observed internationally on April 17 to raise awareness and understanding about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

  3. Which team has won the 71st Men’s Senior National Basketball Championship?

    A) Indian Railways

    B) Tamil Nadu

    C) Punjab

    D) Gujarat

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    Option B

    Explanation:In BasketballTamil Nadu beat Punjab 87-69 in the final to win the men’s title in the 71st Senior National Basketball Championship.

  4. The Phase II of the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ has been launched in how many cities?

    A) 129

    B) 122

    C) 126

    D) 121

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    Option C

    Explanation: Now MoHUA has launched Phase II of the program in additional 126 cities to cover 28 lakh street vendors and their families.

  5. How much amount of capital infusion has been done by the government in NICL, UICL and OICL insurance companies in April 2022?

    A) Rs 10000 crore

    B) Rs 7000 crore

    C) Rs 3000 crore

    D) Rs 5000 crore

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    Option D

    Explanation: The central government has infused a total of Rs. 5,000 crore in three public sector general insurance companies namely Oriental Insurance Company Limited (OICL), National Insurance Co. Ltd. (NICL) and United India Insurance Co. Ltd. (UICL). 

  6. The UDAN scheme of the Ministry of Civil Aviation has won the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 under which category?

    A) Peoples’ participation

    B) Innovation

    C) Good Governance

    D) End to End Delivery of Services

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN (UdeDeshkaAamNagrik), the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has been selected for Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2020 under the category “Innovation (General) – Central”.

  7. Who has been awarded with the 2022 Malcom Adiseshiah Award?

    A) Bhupender Yadav

    B) Jayati Ghosh

    C) Prabhat Patnaik 

    D) Shekhar Gupta

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    Option C

    Explanation:Renowned Indian Marxist economist and political commentator Prabhat Patnaik has been selected for the 2022 Malcom Adiseshiah Award.

  8. Name the winning team of the 71st Women Senior National Basketball Championship?

    A) Indian Railways

    B) Telangana

    C) Punjab

    D) Haryana

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    Option A

    Explanation:The women’s title was won by the Indian Railways team after defeating Telangana 131-82.

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