GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 12, 2017

1. Which Indian personality has been elected as the new chairman of FIFA Governance Committee?
[A] Mukul Mudgal
[B] Rajeev Shukla
[C] Ajay Shirke
[D] R M Lodha

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2. Indian Army will re-introduce CASO as ‘permanent feature’ of counter-terror operations. What does “CASO” stands for?
[A] Cordon and Searchlight Operations
[B] Cordon and Search Operations
[C] Cordon and Seeding Operations
[D] Cordon and Seed Operations

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3. Which country is hosting the United Nations Day of Vesak – 2017?
[A] India
[B] Bhutan
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Myanmar

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4. Which state government will conduct survey to provide affordable houses to people in urban areas?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Manipur
[C] West Bengal
[D] Haryana

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5. Which country has approved $75 mn high-tech chemical protective clothing for the Indian armed forces?
[A] United States
[B] Russia
[C] France
[D] Japan

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6. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched bronze in men’s Greco-Roman 85kg category at the 2017 Asian Wrestling Championship?
[A] Sushil Kumar
[B] Anil Kumar
[C] Joginder Singh
[D] Yogeshwar Dutt

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7. Karan Singh, who passed away recently, was the minister of which Indian state?
[A] Sikkim
[B] Punjab
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Jammu & Kashmir

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8. Who has been appointed as the new Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)?
[A] Avinash Chander
[B] M Jagadesh Kumar
[C] K Kasturirangan
[D] V K Saraswat

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9. Who has been appointed as the India’s new ambassador to France?
[A] Vinay Mohan Kwatra
[B] Brajendra Navnit
[C] Rajeev Topno
[D] Neleesh Jain

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10. What is the theme of 2017 International Nurse Day (IND)?
[A] Nursing: From Evidence to Action
[B] Nurses: Care Effective, Cost Effective
[C] Nursing: A vital resource for health
[D] Nursing: A voice to lead – Achieving the sustainable development goals

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