GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 2, 2017

1. Which union minister has launched a nationwide “Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan” to honour war warriors?
[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Rajnath Singh
[C] Arun Jaitley
[D] Prakash Javadekar

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2. What is the India’s GDP forecast for 2017, as per latest UN report “The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017”?
[A] 7.1%
[B] 7.5%
[C] 7.2%
[D] 7.4%

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3. Yusra Mardini has been appointed as new Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR. She hails from which country?
[A] Greece
[B] Syria
[C] Somalia
[D] Zambia

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4. Who has won the 2017 Men’s Singles Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament?
[A] Kei Nishikori
[B] Pablo Andujar
[C] Rafael Nadal
[D] Dominic Thiem

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5. Who has won the 19th edition of Women’s Asian Individual Squash Championships (AISC)-2017?
[A] Joshna Chinappa
[B] Madeline Perry
[C] Dipika Pallikal
[D] Vicki Cardwell

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6. Who has been appointed as the first woman President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
[A] Preeti Jain
[B] Shobana Kamineni
[C] Nita Ambani
[D] Vimala Mehta

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7. Who has been chosen for the INSA Young Scientist Award 2017?
[A] Prabeer Barpanda
[B] Sai Siva Gorthi
[C] Sanjay Pratihar
[D] Chandan Saha

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8. Which of the following has become the first city in the world to have its own Microsoft font?
[A] Paris
[B] New York
[C] Berlin
[D] Dubai

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9. Which state has become the first Indian state to use Automated Weather Stations (AWS) for farmers?
[A] Kerala
[B] Punjab
[C] Assam
[D] Maharashtra

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10. The Lovely Professional University (LPU) is located in which state of India?
[A] Haryana
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Punjab
[D] Gujarat

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