GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 17, 2017

1. Who has been awarded the 2017 INSA Young Scientist award for research in cancer treatment?

[A] R D Trivedi
[B] Aasok Tmange
[C] Sidharth Deshmukh
[D] Aravind Kumar Rengan

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2. Rifath Sharook has designed the world’s lightest satellite “KalamSat”. He hails from which country?

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

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3. Which union minister has launched Operation Clean Portal for transparent tax administration?

[A] Sushma Swaraj
[B] Arun Jaitley
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Rajnath Singh

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4. Javier Valdez, the renowned journalist has passed away. He hailed from which country?

[A] Mexico
[B] Bolivia
[C] Nauru
[D] Trinidad and Tobago

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5. Which state government has constituted “Maa committee” to check mid day meal quality in schools?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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6. Where are the headquarters of OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC)?

[A] United Arab Emirates
[B] Senegal
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Burkina Faso

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7. Who has become the first Indian driver to win the race in the GP3 Series?

[A] Dinesh Singh
[B] Sanjay Sharma
[C] Karun Chandhok
[D] Arjun Maini

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8. Who will lead the Indian delegation to the 2017 G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meet?

[A] Rajit Punhani
[B] Bandaru Dattatraya
[C] Sushma Swaraj
[D] Arun Jaitley

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9. India’s first smart grid project has successfully created by which institute?

[A] Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA)
[B] Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISST)
[C] Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
[D] Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

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10. Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest for the fourth time?

[A] Anshu Jamsenpa
[B] Lhakpa Sherpa
[C] Premlata Agarwal
[D] Malavath Purna

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  1. abinbaby

    May 18, 2017 at 5:13 am


  2. abhi.

    May 18, 2017 at 9:44 am

    in Bank of Baroda exam, will they ask current affairs or only banking awareness?

  3. abhi.

    May 18, 2017 at 9:52 am

    which kind of question will be asked in BOB exam in banking awareness section???

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