Current Affairs


1. Who will become the new Prime Minister of Nepal?
[A] Sher Bahadur Deuba
[B] Girija Prasad Koirala
[C] Bidhya Devi Bhandari
[D] Sushil Koirala

2. Who will become the new chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM)?
[A] George Kurian
[B] Gayarul Hasan
[C] Sulekha Kumbhare
[D] Athornan Anjuman

3. The World Turtle Day (WTD) is observed on which date?
[A] May 24
[B] May 25
[C] May 23
[D] May 26

4. Who is the author of the book “Confessions of a dying mind: the blind faith of atheism”?
[A] Albert Dyers
[B] David Syiemlieth
[C] Kiren Rijiju
[D] Haulianlal Guite

5. Which IIT institute has inked pact with Madhya Pradesh for measuring happiness index?
[A] IIT Kharagpur
[B] IIT Bombay
[C] IIT Madras
[D] IIT Indore

6. The Union Environment Ministry has organized the first-ever “Ozone 2 Climate technology roadshow” in which city?
[A] Kolkata
[B] Agra
[C] Bhopal
[D] Jaipur

7. Who has won the 2017 CEAT International Cricketer of the Year award?
[A] Virat Kohli
[B] Mahendra Singh Dhoni
[C] Ravichandran Ashwin
[D] Ajinkya Rahane

8. Roger Moore, the James Bond actor passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Japan
[D] United Kingdom

9. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected as the new Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He hails from which country?
[A] Ghana
[B] Comoros
[C] Nauru
[D] Ethiopia

10. The Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
[A] Assam
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Mizoram
[D] Manipur

11. Which high-level committee has recently submitted its report on Scouts and Guides to the Union Government?
[A] Harsh Malhotra committee
[B] Ratan Watal committee
[C] Injeti Srinivas committee
[D] Abhijit Sen committee

12. Which bollywood actress has been bestowed with the 2017 International Humanitarian Award at the Asian Voice Charity Awards?
[A] Deepika Padukone
[B] Jacqueline Fernandez
[C] Vidya Balan
[D] Juhi Chawla

13. Which city is hosting the 2017 Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM)?
[A] Jaipur
[B] Udaipur
[C] Kota
[D] Ajmer

14. Which country to host the 2018 annual convention of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group?
[A] China
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] India
[D] South Korea

15. Which Indian cartoonist has won 2017 World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International President’s Award?
[A] Rohan Chakravarty
[B] Sudhir Dar
[C] O V Puthukkody
[D] Satish Acharya

16. Which country has won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship?
[A] Canada
[B] Sweden
[C] Russia
[D] Finland

17. The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed on which date?
[A] May 22
[B] May 21
[C] May 23
[D] May 24

18. Mattuhunny Mathews, popularly known as ‘Toyota Sunny’ passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] India
[B] France
[C] Germany
[D] United States

19. Which country has become the largest stain less steel producer in the world in 2016, according to data released by the Inter national Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) 2017?
[A] India
[B] Japan
[C] United States
[D] China

20. The Ghughua Fossil National Park is located in which state?
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan

21. Anshu Jamsenpa has become the world’s first woman to scale Mt Everest twice within 5 days. She hails from which Indian state?
[A] Mizoram
[B] Manipur
[C] Assam
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

22. Which of the following Indian peacekeepers to be honored posthumously with UN Dag Hammarskjold Medal for their courage and sacrifice?
[A] Shubhkaran Yadav and Rajesh Kumar
[B] Manish Malik and Amal Deka
[C] Brijesh Thapa and Ravi Kumar
[D] Maya Ajmera and Gagan Panjabi

23. What is the 2017 theme of International Day for Biodiversity (IDB)?
[A] Convention on Biological Diversity
[B] Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism
[C] Invasive Alien Species
[D] Biodiversity and Agriculture

24. Which state government will form “Good Morning” squad to monitor and prevent open defecation?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan

25. Who has won the 2017 Presidential election of Iran?
[A] Eshaq Jahangiri
[B] Ebrahim Raeisi
[C] Mostafa Hashemi
[D] Hassan Rouhani

26. Which Indian squah player has won gold at 2017 Asian Continental Women Blitz Chess Championship?
[A] Padmini Rout
[B] Vinita Gujrathi
[C] R Vaishali
[D] Soumya Swaminathan

27. Which Indian squash player has won the 2017 Men’s Makati Open Squash tournament?
[A] Mohd Syafiq Kamal
[B] Harinder Pal Sandhu
[C] Saurav Ghosal
[D] Abhay Singh

28. Alexander Zverev has won the 2017 Men’s singles Rome Masters tennis tournament. He hails from which country?
[A] Germany
[B] Romania
[C] Ukraine
[D] France

29. What is the theme of 2017 World Metrology Day (WMD)?
[A] Measurement in commerce
[B] Measurement in sport
[C] Measurements for transport
[D] Measurements and light

30. Which football team has won the 38th edition of Indian Federation Cup Football tournament-2017?
[A] Mohun Bagan
[B] Bengaluru FC
[C] Churchill Brothers
[D] Shillong Lajong

31. 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

32. Which state government has launched etextbook portal for school students?
[A] Assam
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Haryana

33. Which organisation has won the 2015 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize?
[A] United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
[B] Indian Space Research Organisation
[C] International Court of Justice (ICJ)
[D] International Labour Organization (ILO)

34. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Health care Access and Quality Index (HAQI),
according to latest Lancet report “Global Burden of Disease (GBD)”?
[A] 128th
[B] 154th
[C] 166th
[D] 137th

35. R R Laxman is associated with which sports?
[A] Badminton
[B] Table Tennis
[C] Chess
[D] Cricket

36. Stanley Greene, an award-winning photojournalist passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] China
[B] Russia
[C] Japan
[D] United States

37. The Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary (BBS) is located in which state?
[A] Haryana
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Sikkim
[D] Kerala

38. Which committee has recently recommended several measures for desiltation of River Ganga?
[A] K S S Banerjee committee
[B] Mukesh Sinha committee
[C] J P Nadda committee
[D] Madhav Chitale committee

39. The 2017 HADR exercise “Karavali Karunya” has started by Indian Navy in which state?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

40. 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

41. The 2017 bilateral maritime exercise “SIMBEX-17” has started between India and which country?
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] South Africa
[C] South Korea
[D] Singapore

42. Which union minister has given the additional charge of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC)?
[A] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[B] Ananth kumar
[C] Harsh Vardhan
[D] J P Nadda

43. Which city to host the 2017 annual convention of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group?
[A] Valencia
[B] Gandhinagar
[C] Lisbon
[D] Shanghai

44. Which country has topped the 2017 Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) released by Ernst and  Young (EY)?
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Germany
[D] Australia

45. Sundaram Ravi is associated with which sports?
[A] Cricket
[B] Badminton
[C] Hockey
[D] Sprint

46. Which company is the most valuable brand in India, according to recently released 2017 Brand Finance India 100 report?
[A] Tata Group
[B] Airtel
[D] Reliance

47. India’s first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park (ARTP) will be set up in which city?
[A] Vishakhapatnam
[B] Chennai
[C] Kochi
[D] Mumbai

48. What is the theme of 2017 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT)?
[A] Mental health
[B] Childhood memories
[C] Families
[D] Join Hands

49. Chris Cornel, the renowned singer passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] Germany
[B] France
[C] Japan
[D] United States

50. The International Museum Day (IMD) is observed on which date?
[A] May 22
[B] May 21
[C] May 18
[D] May 19

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