Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - May, 2017

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1. Who is the newly appointed Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?

[A] K. Vinayak Rao
[B] Anil Srivastava
[C] Jatindra Nath Swain
[D] Anthony Lianzuala

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2. Who has been chosen for the INSA Young Scientist Award 2017?

[A] Prabeer Barpanda
[B] Sai Siva Gorthi
[C] Sanjay Pratihar
[D] Chandan Saha

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3. Which of the following has become the first city in the world to have its own Microsoft font?

[A] Paris
[B] New York
[C] Berlin
[D] Dubai

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4. Which state has become the first Indian state to use Automated Weather Stations (AWS) for farmers?

[A] Kerala
[B] Punjab
[C] Assam
[D] Maharashtra

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5. Who has won the 2017 World Snooker Championship?

[A] Dennis Taylor
[B] Mark Selby
[C] Steve Davis
[D] John Higgins

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6. Which country is hosting the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony?

[A] Finland
[B] Thailand
[C] Canada
[D] Indonesia

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7. What is the India’s real GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to latest rating review by Fitch Ratings?

[A] 7.4%
[B] 7.6%
[C] 7.7%
[D] 7.5%

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8. Recently, Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities have been notified as Scheduled Castes in the Indian constitution. The communities are associated with which state?

[A] Manipur
[B] Odisha
[C] Assam
[D] West Bengal

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9. Which Indian footballer has won the 2017 Hero of the league 2017 award?

[A] Debjit Majumder
[B] Anas Edathodika
[C] Sunil Chhetri
[D] Alfred Kemah Jaryan

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10. What is the theme of 2017 World Asthma Day (WAD)?

[A] Reduce the asthma burden
[B] Better air better breathing
[C] You Can Control Your Asthma
[D] Unite to overcome asthma

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