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1. The first-ever United Nations Oceans Conference has started in which country?
[A] France
[B] United States
[C] Germany
[D] United Kingdom

2. India’s first-ever Rural LED Street Lighting Project will be set up in which state?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Kerala
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Assam Hide

3. India has signed how much amount of loan agreement with the World Bank for the project “Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery”?
[A] $39.5 million
[B] $39.7 million
[C] $39.2 million
[D] $39.4 million

4. Which IIT institute is hosting the 5th International Convention of Spic Macay?
[A] IIT Guwahati
[B] IIT Madras
[C] IIT Bombay
[D] IIT Delhi

5. Who has appointed the new Director Gene ral (DG) of National Water Development Agency (NWDA)?
[A] Sharad Jain
[B] S. Masood Husain
[C] Usha Gupta
[D] Kirti Kumar

6. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Index?
[A] 37th
[B] 41st
[C] 45th
[D] 28th

7. Sudha Singh, who has won gold at 21st Federation Cup National Senior Atletices Championship, is associated with which sports?
[A] Baseball
[B] Shot put
[C] Javelin throw
[D] Steeplechase

8. Which state has become the India’s first state to launch single-women pension scheme?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Kerala
[D] Karnataka

9. TATA Projects has recently launched which initiative to promote green cover in India?
[A] Green Thumb
[B] Green Mountain
[C] Green India
[D] Green Earth

10. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 IMD World Digital Competitiveness Index?
[A] 22nd
[B] 45th
[C] 39th
[D] 51st

11. India has signed pact with which neighboring country to provide $318 million as line of credit for railway projects?
[A] Sri Lanka
[B] Nepal
[C] Bhutan
[D] Bangladesh

12. Who has been sworn-in as the new Prime minister of Nepal?
[A] Bam Bahadur Kunwar
[B] Sher Bahadur Deuba
[C] Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah
[D] Kirti Nidhi Bista

13. Which union minister has launched “Skills for life, Save a life” initiative to promote skill development in the health sector?
[A] Maneka Gandhi
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] J P Nadda
[D] M. Venkaiah Naidu

14. What is the current repo rate, as per 2nd bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2017-18 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
[A] 6.50%
[B] 6.75%
[C] 6.55%
[D] 6.25%

15. Who has been appointed as the new chief of Copyrights office?
[A] Hoshiar Singh
[B] Pradeep Dubey
[C] Nripendra Mishra
[D] Omita Paul

16. Which Indian personality has joined UNICEF’s ‘Super Dads’ campaign?
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Shah Rukh Khan
[D] Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

17. Which country has officially become the new member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
[A] Mozambique
[B] Cuba
[C] Montenegro
[D] Austria

18. Which state government has implemented ‘Green Protocol’ for weddings?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] West Bengal
[C] Tripura
[D] Kerala

19. Who will be honoured with the RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism for 2017?
[A] Vinod Dua
[B] Vinod Dua
[C] T N Ninan
[D] Kuldip Nayar

20. The Mukurthi National Park (MNP) is located in which state?
[A] Tripura
[B] Kerala
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Sikkim

21. India has signed how much amount of loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Progra mme?
[A] $68 million
[B] $56 million
[C] $36 million
[D] $45 million

22. Who has been appointed as the new Economic Affairs Secretary?
[A] Arvind Mayaram
[B] Shaktikanta Das
[C] Vijay Kelkar
[D] Tapan Ray

23. Which country to host 2017 board of governors meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
[A] South Korea
[B] China
[C] India
[D] South Africa

24. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)?
[A] Keshav Prasad Maurya
[B] Ram Shankar Katheria
[C] P M Kamalamma
[D] PL Poonia

25. India’s first freight village will be set up in which of the following cities?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Udaipur
[C] Varanasi
[D] Chennai


26. Which Indian personality has been appointed public policy fellow to Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars?
[A] Gopalaswami Parthasarathy
[B] Rakesh Sood
[C] Srinivas Kumar Sinha
[D] Nirupama Rao

27. Which country to host 2017 Shanghai  Cooperation Organization (SCO)?
[A] Kazakhstan
[B] Uzbekistan
[C] Tajikistan
[D] Kyrgyzstan

28. The World Milk Day (WMD) is observed on which date?
[A] June 3
[B] June 1
[C] June 4
[D] June 5

29. Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mt. Everest from China side?
[A] Radhika GR
[B] Anshu Jamsenpa
[C] Anita Kundu
[D] Arunima Sinha

30. The Sri Venkateswara National Park is located in which state?
[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Andhra Pradesh

31. Which Indian organisation has won the 2017 Asia Pacific Quality Network (AP QN) Award?
[A] Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
[B] National Assessment and Accre ditation Council (NAAC)
[C] Indian Space Research Organisation
[D] Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

32. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Serbia?
[A] Ivica Dacic
[B] Tomislav Nikolic
[C] Dragan Sutanovac
[D] Aleksandar Vucic

33. Which state government has launched digital wallet “T-Wallet” for people with and without mobile phones?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Odisha
[C] Telangana
[D] Manipur

34. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Global Peace Index, as per global think tank Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)?
[A] 141st
[B] 133rd
[C] 155th
[D] 137th

35. Who is the newly appointed Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
[A] Chandan Sinha
[B] Arvind Mayaram
[C] S Ganesh Kumar
[D] Rajiv Mehrishi

36. Which state government will collaborate with UNDOC to intensify anti-drug drive?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh

37. India’s first automatic coastal warning for disasters will come up in which state?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh

38. Parvathama RajKumar, who passed away recently, was the noted personality of which field?
[A] Film Industry
[B] Politics
[C] Journalism
[D] Law

39. S. Abdul Rahman, who passed away recently, was the famous poet of which language?
[A] Kannada
[B] Tamil
[C] Odia
[D] Telugu

40. Miroslav Lajcak will be the new President of United Nations General Assembly. He hails from which country?
[A] Slovakia
[B] Fiji
[C] Uruguay
[D] Senegal

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