GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 15, 2018

1. Who has been chosen for the 2018 RedInk award for lifetime achievement in journalism?

[A] Faye D’Souze
[B] Boris Johnson
[C] William Mark Tully
[D] Hu Shuli

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2. Which Indian shooter has won gold in the women’s 10m air pistol event at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover in Germany?

[A] P Shri Nivetha
[B] Manu Bhaker
[C] Apurvi Chandela
[D] Heena Sidhu

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3. Balakumaran, the veteran novelist has passed away. He belonged to which state?

[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

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4. Govind Lal Vora, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

[A] Journalism
[B] Sports
[C] Politics
[D] Science

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5. Which Indian personality has been honoured with the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Manmohan Singh
[C] Nita Ambani
[D] Bindeshwar Pathak

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6. Who has taken charge as the new Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)?

[A] Alphons Kannanthanam
[B] S S Ahluwalia
[C] Rajyavardhan Rathore
[D] Piyush Goyal

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7. What is the theme of 2018 International Day of Families?

[A] Families, education and well-being
[B] Stronger families, stronger communities
[C] Ensuring Work-Family Balance
[D] Families and inclusive societies

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8. The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched which comprehensive plan to eliminate trans fat in foods by 2023?


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9. The Dada Dhuniwale Thermal Power Plant is located in which state?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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10. The first-ever executive committee meeting of South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) was held in which Indian city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Pune
[C] Patna
[D] Kolkata

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