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1. The Minister of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Venkaiah Naidu launched 352 housing projects in 53 cities recently, under this scheme highest number of houses will be constructed in:
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Karnataka
c) Maharashtra
d) Gujarat
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2. Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is held at Vairengte from 05 April 2017 till 18 April 2017. It is an exercise between:
a) India and Bangladesh
b) India and Mongolia
c) India and Thailand
d) India and Bhutan
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3. Recently who unveiled ‘Khel Yatra’ for the underprivileged children in Delhi as its chief sponsor?
a) Flipkart
b) PayTm
c) Spice Jet
d) Go Airways
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4. Which internet search engine is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and “fake news,”?
a) Mozilla
b) Bing
c) Google
d) Yahoo
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5. Recently, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is to inaugurate the Dorjee Khandu Memorial Museum and the adjacent Jangchub Chorten. Dorjee Khandu was former Chief Minister of:
a) Manipur
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Mizoram
d) Sikkim
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6. The Prime Minister inaugurated the exhibition entitled ”Swachhagraha “Bapu Ko Karyanjali”-A Mission, An Exhibition’ on the occasion of 100th Anniversary of:
a) Champaran Satyagrah
b) Bardoli Satyagrah
c) Civil Disobedience Movement
d) Jalian Wala Bagh Massacre
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7. Inter-State Council (ISC) has been in the news, who is the chairman of the Inter-State Council (ISC)?
a) President of India
b) Prime Minister of India
c) Home Minister
d) Vice President
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8. The Election Commission cancelled the by-election to the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai, Who is the current Chief Election Commissioner of India?
a) H.S. Brahma
b) V.S. Sampath
c) Navin Chawla
d) Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
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9. Teesta River is a long river flowing through which of the following state(s) of India?
a) Assam
b) Sikkim
c) West Bengal
d) Both b and c
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10. Nikki Haley has been in the news, she is the current United States Ambassador to which of the following countries/ organizations?
a) India
b) United Nations Organization
c) Russia
d) World Bank
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11. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in which of the following countries?
a) Egypt
b) Syria
c) Libya
d) Nigeria
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12. Digital transactions worth more than Rs.2,000 crore were conducted in March using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform developed by
a) State Bank of India
b) National Payments Corporation of India
c) General Payments Corporation of India
d) Life Insurance Corporation of India
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13. The Rushikulya rookery coast in Ganjam district of ……… is a major mass nesting site for Olive ridley turtles in India.
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Odisha
c) West Bengal
d) Karnataka
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14. Who among the following won the Chinese Grand Prix and claimed his fifth title in Shanghai?
a) Sebastian Vettel
b) Max Verstappen
c) Lewis Hamilton
d) Daniel Ricciardo
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15. Authorities in Gautam Budh Nagar district were issued notices by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over an attack on African residents in Greater Noida last month. Who is the current chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?
a) T. S. Thakur
b) H. L. Dattu
c) Rajendra Mal Lodha
d) K.G. Balakrishnan
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