GK & Current Affairs Quiz: May 20, 2017

1. Which Indian teenager has won the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) award in the environmental engineering category?

[A] Sairandi Sathyanarayanan
[B] Pratik Naidu
[C] Prashant Ranganathan
[D] Sahithi Pingali

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2. Which state government has launched e-textbook portal for school students?

[A] Assam
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Haryana

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3. Which organisation has won the 2015 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize?

[A] United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
[B] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
[C] International Court of Justice (ICJ)
[D] International Labour Organization (ILO)

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What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Healthcare Access and Quality Index (HAQI), according to latest Lancet report “Global Burden of Disease (GBD)”?

[A] 128th
[B] 154th
[C] 166th
[D] 137th

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5. R R Laxman is associated with which sports?

[A] Badminton
[B] Table Tennis
[C] Chess
[D] Cricket

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6. Stanley Greene, an award-winning photojournalist passed away. He hailed from which country?

[A] China
[B] Russia
[C] Japan
[D] United States

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7. The Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary (BBS) is located in which state?

[A] Haryana
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Sikkim
[D] Kerala

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8. Which committee has recently recommended several measures for de-siltation of River Ganga?

[A] K S S Banerjee committee
[B] Mukesh Sinha committee
[C] J P Nadda committee
[D] Madhav Chitale committee

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9. The 2017 HADR exercise “Karavali Karunya” has started by Indian Navy in which state?

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

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10. Who has been appointed as new Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations)?

[A] Satish Dua
[B] Subhash Bhamre
[C] PN Pradhan
[D] N S Rathore

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1 Comment

  1. divakar baranwal

    August 5, 2017 at 2:30 am

    q no 3 wrong indra gandhi piece prize won isro

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