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LATEST 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
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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
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3. The World Turtle Day (WTD) is observed on which date?
[A] May 24
[B] May 25
[C] May 23
[D] May 26
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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
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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
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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
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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
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8. Roger Moore, the James Bond actor passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Japan
[D] United Kingdom
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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
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10. The Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?
[A] Assam
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Mizoram
[D] Manipur
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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
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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
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13. Which city is hosting the 2017 Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM)?
[A] Jaipur
[B] Udaipur
[C] Kota
[D] Ajmer
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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
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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
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16. Which country has won the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championship?
[A] Canada
[B] Sweden
[C] Russia
[D] Finland
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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
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18. Mattuhunny Mathews, popularly known as ‘Toyota Sunny’ passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] India
[B] France
[C] Germany
[D] United States
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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
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20. The Ghughua Fossil National Park is located in which state?
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan
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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
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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
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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
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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
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25. Who has won the 2017 Presidential election of Iran?
[A] Eshaq Jahangiri
[B] Ebrahim Raeisi
[C] Mostafa Hashemi
[D] Hassan Rouhani
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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32. Which state government has launched etextbook portal for school students?
[A] Assam
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Haryana
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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)
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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
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35. R R Laxman is associated with which sports?
[A] Badminton
[B] Table Tennis
[C] Chess
[D] Cricket
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36. 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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37. The Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary (BBS) is located in which state?
[A] Haryana
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Sikkim
[D] Kerala
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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43. Which city to host the 2017 annual convention of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group?
[A] Valencia
[B] Gandhinagar
[C] Lisbon
[D] Shanghai
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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
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45. Sundaram Ravi is associated with which sports?
[A] Cricket
[B] Badminton
[C] Hockey
[D] Sprint
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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
[C] LIC
[D] Reliance
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47. India’s first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park (ARTP) will be set up in which city?
[A] Vishakhapatnam
[B] Chennai
[C] Kochi
[D] Mumbai
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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
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49. Chris Cornel, the renowned singer passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] Germany
[B] France
[C] Japan
[D] United States
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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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