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1. Manpreet Kaur, who recently clinched Gold at the 2017 Asian Grand Prix Meet, is associated with which sports?
[A] Javelin throw
[B] Shot put
[C] Long jump
[D] Sprint Hide

2. What is the theme of the 2017 World Malaria Day (WMD)?
[A] Malaria: a disease without borders
[B] Invest in the future: defeat malaria
[C] End malaria for good
D. Counting malaria out

3. Who will be conferred with the 2016 Dada Saheb Phalke award?
[A] Mrinal Sen
[B] Adoor Gopalakrishnan
[C] Soumitra Chatterjee
[D] Kasinadhuni Viswanath

4. Which country has become the world’s largest importer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), according to Petroleum Planning & Analysis cell?
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Japan
[D] Bhutan

5. Which union ministry has made a provision enabling people to apply online for passports in Hindi?
[A] Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
[B] Ministry of External Affairs
[C] Ministry of Law and Justice
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs

6. Which country is the world’s largest military spender, as per latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)?
[A] India
[B] China
[C] United States
[D] Russia

7. Who has been bestowed with the prestigious P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017?
[A] Girdhar Yadav
[B] Suparnananda Bose
[C] Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay
[D] Kailash Satyarthi

8. Which state team has won the 2017 National Youth Athletics Championships?
[A] Kerala
[B] Punjab
[C] Manipur
[D] Haryana

9. Which state government has launched “Kilkari” app to create awarness among pregnant women?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Assam
[D] Uttar Pradesh

10. Which hospital has become the India’s First public hospital for eye tumours?
[A] Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)
[B] All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH)
[C] Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital (ANMMCH)
[D] All India Institute of Medical Sciences

11. Which Bollywood film has won the best film honour at the 2017 Hong Kong International Film Festival?
[A] Trivisa
[B] Newton
[C] Happiness
[D] Blue Mountains

12. Which state government has recently signed MoU with Indian Railways to expand green cover?
[A] Kerala
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Rajasthan

13. Which country to host 15th edition of International Musculoskeletal Congress (IMC)-2017?
[A] India
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] South Korea

14. Which Indian bank has won the 2017 Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service Award (GPIPSA)?
[A] Yes Bank
[B] ICICI Bank
[C] State Bank of India (SBI)
[D] Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

15. The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has offered honourary life membership to which Indian women cricket player?
[A] Mithali Raj
[B] Sandhya Agarwal
[C] Veda Krishnamurthy
[D] Poonam Ganesh Raut

16. What is the theme of the India Pavillian during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017?
[A] Yoga and Spirituality
[B] Yoga and Nature
[C] Yoga and Wellness
[D] Yoga and Health

17. Who has been appointed the new interim President of Badminton Association of India (BAI)?
[A] Viraj Sagar Das
[B] Kuki Juneja
[C] Sudhanshu Gupta
[D] Himanta Biswa Sarma

18. Which Indian personality has won the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize?
[A] Prafulla Samantra
[B] Rashida Bee
[C] Champa Devi Shukla
[D] Ramesh Agrawal

19. The National Panchayati Raj Diwas is celebrated on which date in India?
[A] April 23
[B] April 24
[C] April 22
[D] April 25

20. Who has won the 2017 Men’s Singles title of Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament?
[A] Albert Vinolas
[B] Roger Federer
[C] Rafael Nadal
[D] Novak Djokovic

21. What is the theme ofthe 2017 International Mother Earth Day (IMED)?
[A] Trees for the Earth
[B] Environmental and Climate Literacy
[C] Earth and its ecosystems
[D] Unite for tomorrow

22. Which of the following has become the the first re-insurer to set up base in financial hub Gujarat International Finance TecCity (GIFT City)?
[A] ICICI Lombard General Insurance
[B] The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.
[C] National Insurance Co. Ltd.
[D] General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re)

23. Which state will be awarded with Krishi Karman Award for 2015-16 for wheat production?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Kerala

24. Which city hosted the first-ever India Indonesia Energy Forum (IIEF)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Yogyakarta
[C] Surabaya
[D] Jakarta

25. India’s first-ever “village of books” will open in which state to promote tourism?
[A] Punjab
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Tamil Nadu

26. Which city has been designated UNESCO World Book Capital 2018?
[A] Athens
[B] Ljubljana
[C] Conakry
[D] Alexandria

27. Which state government has signed a MoU with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for agricultural transformation?
[A] Mizoram
[B] Odisha
[C] Manipur
[D] Assam

28. The 2017 United Nations Oceans Conference will be held in which city?
[A] Lisbon
[B] Beijing
[C] New York
[D] Thimphu

29. Who has won the award for the 2016 Men’s Player of the Year by the Golf Industry Association (GIA)?
[A] Shiv Chawrasia
[B] Ali Sher
[C] Aakash Ohri
[D] Anirban Lahiri

30. Nora Chopra, who passed away recently, was related to which field?
[A] Journalism
[B] Sports
[C] Politics
[D] Science

31. The UN Chinese Language Day is observed on which date?
[A] April 23
[B] April 20
[C] April 21
[D] April 22

32. Which country to host 2017 BRICS Film Festival?
[A] Russia
[B] South Africa
[C] China
[D] India

33. Giuseppina Nicolini has been honoured with the 2017 Felix Houphouet Boigny Peace Prize. She hails from which country?
[A] Italy
[B] France
[C] Germany
[D] Norway

34. Which country to host the first-ever World Ocean Festival (WOF)?
[A] England
[B] Japan
[C] India
[D] United States

35. India has contributed how much amount to United Nations (UN) Election assistance programme?
[A] $450,000
[B] $150,000
[C] $250,000
[D] $350,000

36. Which Indian cricketer will be honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangesh kar award for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cricket?
[A] Gundappa Viswanath
[B] Sunil Gavaskar
[C] Kapil Dev
[D] Ravi Shastri

37. Who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement (LTA) award at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) awards-2017?
[A] Moushumi Chatterjee
[B] Chiranjeet Chakraborty
[C] Prosenjit Chatterjee
[D] Rituparna Sengupta

38. Who has been chosen for the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award for translation in English language?
[A] A R Vankatachalapathy
[B] Sri Aniruddhan Vasudevan
[C] Githa Hariharan
[D] K Satchidanandan

39. Which All India Radio (AIR) has been honoured with the 26th edition of Lelte Award?
[A] AIR Aizawl
[B] AIR Bhopal
[C] AIR Lucknow
[D] AIR Delhi

40. India has recently signed pact with which country for defence shipbuilding?
[A] Japan
[B] Australia
[C] South Korea
[D] China

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