GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 18, 2017

1. Which of the following has been adjudged as the cleanest railway station in category A1, as per recently released report by the Ministry of Railways?
[A] Vishakhapatnam
[B] Jammu Tawi
[C] Secunderabad
[D] Anand ViharTerminal

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2. Which Indian personality has been named in the Forbes’s 2017 Global Game Changers list?
[A] Sunny Varkey
[B] Mukesh Ambani
[C] Rahul Bhatia
[D] Cyrus Poonawalla

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3. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2017, as per recently revised UN “World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) as of mid-2017” report?
[A] 7.9%
[B] 7.7%
[C] 7.3%
[D] 7.1%

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4. Muhammed Anas, who recently qualified for 2017 London World Athletics Championships, hails from which Indian state?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] West Bengal
[D] Kerala

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5. Which Indian wildlife activist has won the 2017 Whitley Awards?
[A] Sanjay Gubbi
[B] Naresh Kadyan
[C] Aruna Sabhane
[D] Shahriar Kabir

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6. Anil Madhav Dave, who passed away recently, was the union minister of which department?
[A] Labour and Employment
[B] Petroleum and Natural Gas`
[C] Health & Family Welfare
[D] Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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7. Which Indian scientist has won the 2017 Dan David prize in the “Future” category?
[A] Dronamraju Krishna Rao
[B] Biman Bagchi
[C] Har Gobind Khorana
[D] Shrinivas Kulkarni

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8. Reema Lagoo, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
[A] Politics
[B] Film Industry
[C] Journalism
[D] Law

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9. Which Indian-American student has won the 2017 National Geographic Bee contest?
[A] Veda Bhattaram
[B] Pranay Varada
[C] George Sudarshan
[D] Jayant Narlikar

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10. What is the theme of 2017 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)?
[A] Big data for big impact
[B] Entrepreneurship for social impact
[C] Reduce digital divide
[D] Promote digital education for social welfare

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