GK & Current Affairs Quiz: April 18, 2017

1. Who has been bestowed with the Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Memorial Award 2017?
[A] A V Narasimha Murthy
[B] N Jayaram
[C] B K Chandrashekhar
[D] P Sripathi Tantry

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2. What is the theme of the 2017 World Heritage Day (WHD)?
[A] World Heritage for Tourism
[B] Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism
[C] The Heritage of Sport
[D] Cultural Heritage for Tourism

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3. Which state government has recently signed a reworked MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for Barmer refinery?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Gujarat

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4. Who has been bestowed with the 6th edition of MS Swaminathan award?
[A] C. Parthasarathy
[B] M Y Saxena
[C] M V R Prasad
[D] R R Hanchinal

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5. Which IIT institute will start ‘Vastu Shastra’ classes for architecture students?
[A] IIT Kharagpur
[B] IIT Bombay
[C] IIT Madras
[D] IIT Indore

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6. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to the World Bank’s latest report “Globalization Backlash”?
[A] 7.3%
[B] 7.2%
[C] 7.5%
[D] 7.4%

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7. The Manipur government has launched ‘DARPAN’ web portal to check corruption. What does “DARPAN” stands for?
[A] Digital Application for Revalue by Public And Nation
[B] Digital Application for Reappraisal by Public And Nation
[C] Digital Application for Review by Public And Nation
[D] Digital Application for Reassessment by Public And Nation

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8. Which country is hosting the 3rd Edition of Global Exhibition on Services (GES – 2017)?
[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] South Korea
[D] India

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9. Who has won the 2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix tournament?
[A] Sebastian Vettel
[B] Felipe Massa
[C] Lewis Hamilton
[D] Valtteri Bottas

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10. Which union ministry has launched nation-wide training programme for Elected Women representatives (EWRs) of Panchayats?
[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Ministry of Tribal Affairs

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