GK & Current Affairs Quiz: April 16-17, 2017

1. Robert W. Taylor, the renowned computer pioneer passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] France
[B] Japan
[C] Australia
[D] United States

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2. Which state government has recently launched ‘unemployment allowance scheme’?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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3. Which state has become the first Indian state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters?
[A] Kerala
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Karnataka
[D] Odisha

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4. The Union Government has launched RUSA portal to act as a one-stop for States’ Higher Education Plans. What does ‘RUSA’ stands for?
[A] Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan
[B] Rashtriya Uttam Shiksha Abhiyan
[C] Rashtriya Unmukht Shiksha Abhiyan
[D] Rashtriya Unnatsheel Shiksha Abhiyan

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5. Gayatri Pullela is associated with which sports?
[A] Badminton
[B] Tennis
[C] Hockey
[D] Football

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6. Who has won the 2017 Time Magazine’s Most Influential Person Reader’s poll?
[A] Leni Robredo
[B] Rodrigo Duterte
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Justin Trudeau

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7. Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person has passed away. She hailed from which country?
[A] Norway
[B] Jamaica
[C] Italy
[D] France

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8. What is the theme of the 2017 World Hemophilia Day (WHD)?
[A] Count Me In
[B] Together We Care
[C] Improve Your Life!
[D] Hear their voices

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9. Who has won the 2017 Men’s singles Singapore Open Badminton tournament?
[A] N S Reddy
[B] Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
[C] Sai Praneeth Bhamidipati
[D] Kidambi Srikanth

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10. The first-ever Nepal-China joint military exercise ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 has started in which of the following cities?
[A] Guangzhou
[B] Beijing
[C] Butwal
[D] Kathmandu

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