GK & Current Affairs Quiz: April 12, 2017

1. Which country’s team has won the 5th edition of Asian School Hockey Championship-2017?

[A] India
[B] China
[C] Iran
[D] Malaysia

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2. Kristin Davis has been appointed the new UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. She hails from which country?

[A] Belgium
[B] Australia
[C] United States
[D] Norway

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3. Akhilesh Das Gupta, the former Union Minister has passed away. He was associated with which political party?

[A] Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
[B] Indian National Congress (INC)
[C] All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)
[D] Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

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4. The Union government will launch “SAMPADA Scheme” for which sector?

[A] Mining
[B] Education
[C] Food processing
[D] Tourism

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5. Who is the newly appointed chairman of Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)?

[A] Shiva Kirti Singh
[B] Bipin Bihari Srivastava
[C] S B Sinha
[D] D P Wadhwa

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6. Who has become the first Naga cop to receive Shaurya Chakra award since Nagaland attained statehood?

[A] Neiphiu Rio
[B] Atu Zumvu
[C] Joseph Hesso
[D] L L Doungel

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7. Which committee has been constituted by the Union government to monitor the regional air connectivity scheme “UDAN”?

[A] V L Mathew committee
[B] Nivya Murthy committee
[C] R N Choubey committee
[D] Deepak Sajwan committee

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8. Who is the author of the book ‘Matoshree’?

[A] Sumitra Mahajan
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Venkaiah Naidu
[D] Sushma Swaraj

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9. Which city has ranked the top-paying city for professionals in India, according to the 2017 Salary Trends Study by Randstad?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Bengaluru

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10. Who has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany?

[A] Gautam Jain
[B] Mukta Dutta Tomar
[C] Gurjit Singh
[D] Yash Singhal

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