Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 17, 2017

1. Which country to host 10th International conference on theory and practice of electronic governance?
[A] Colombia
[B] Estonia
[C] Uruguay
[D] India

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2. Which Indian-origin personality has been awarded the 2017 United Kingdom’s (UK) Outstanding Bravery of the Year Award?
[A] Jasleen Laghari
[B] Aaleyah Khan
[C] Shand Panesar
[D] Harikiran Sharma

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3. Who has been chosen for the 2017 National Yash Chopra Memorial Award?
[A] Sanjay Dutt
[B] Nawazuddin Siddiqui
[C] Shah Rukh Khan
[D] Ranbir Kapoor

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4. Who is the author of the book “Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl”?
[A] Pooja Gautam
[B] Ram Kamal Mukherjee
[C] Rakesh Anand Bakshi
[D] Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

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5. Who has been appointed India’s High Commissioner to Canada?
[A] Syed Akbaruddin
[B] Vikas Swarup
[C] Arun Kumar Sahu
[D] Priyansh Jain

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6. Which state government has launched “Aardram” a public health initiative?
[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Assam

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7. Which city to host India’s first sport theme literary festival ‘SporTale’?
[A] Shillong
[B] Pune
[C] Chennai
[D] New Delhi

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8. Who has won the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards for Sportswoman of the Year?
[A] Serena Williams
[B] Kelly Holmes
[C] Jessica Ennis
[D] Simone Biles

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9. Who has become the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?
[A] KA Sengottaiyan
[B] O Panneerselvam
[C] Edappadi K Palaniswamy
[D] E Madhusudanan

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10. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Economic Freedom Index (EFI)?
[A] 143rd
[B] 117th
[C] 92nd
[D] 88th

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