Current Affairs Quiz – May 17 2017

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  1. Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal to establish Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in which state with 100% outlay of central government?
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Chief Minister of which state has announced that his government intends to appoint PV Sindhu as the state’s sports ambassador?
    3.Andhra Pradesh
    5.Tamil Nadu
    Answer & Explanation
  3. India’s first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park, an ultra modern exclusive facility for ornamental fish equipped with multi-species hatchery and live feed culture units will come up at:
    Answer & Explanation
  4. Who among the following launched EPFOs Citizens Charter 2017 and e-court management system in Bangalore on May 16, 2017?
    1.President Pranab Mukherjee
    2.Vice President Hamid Ansari
    3.Prime Minister Narendra Modi
    4.Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar
    5.Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Bandaru Dattatreya
    Answer & Explanation
  5. Who among the following has topped Forbes Magazine’s list of “Global Game Changers”?
    1.Mark Zuckerberg
    2.Mukesh Ambani
    3.Sundar Pichai
    4.Bill Gates
    5.Warren Buffet
    Answer & Explanation
  6. Who among the following Indian mountaineers recently scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest for the fourth time?
    1.Anju Pul
    2.Seema Waii
    3.Anshu Jamsenpa
    4.Lily Kena
    5.Rita Taloh
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Union Cabinet has approved Agreement between India and _______ on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters
    Answer & Explanation
  8. On May 16, 2017, Mt. Lhotse recorded the first summit in three years. Mt. Lhotse is the ________ highest mountain in the world.
    1.second highest
    2.third highest
    3.fourth highest
    4.fifth highest
    5.sixth highest
    Answer & Explanation
  9. As per United Nations’ “World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid- 2017” report, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast for FY 2017 has been revised downwards to _______%
    Answer & Explanation
  10. In a first of its kind transaction in India,__________enabled end to end trade financing for one of its clients by applying the blockchain technology
    1.Yes Bank
    2.IDFC Bank
    3.Kotak Mahindra Bank
    4.Bandhan Bank
    5.Axis Bank
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Who among the following has been appointed as group CEO of Dish TV?
    1.Ajay Lodha
    2.Sudhir Biswas
    3.Sameer Bannerjee
    4.Anil Dua
    5.Vikram Ajmera
    Answer & Explanation
  12. On May 16, 2017, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced a round-the-clock Doordarshan channel for:
    4.Arunachal Pradesh
    5.Diu and Daman
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) located in _______ district of West Bengal has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy.
    Answer & Explanation
  14. Maternity Benefit Program has been extended to all districts of India with effect from:
    1.January 1, 2017
    2.February 1, 2017
    3.March 1, 2017
    4.April 1, 2017
    5.May 1, 2017
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Which portal has been launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to tighten grip on tax evaders?
    Answer & Explanation
  16. 18-year-old boy from Tamil Nadu has created the world’s smallest satellite named ‘KalamSat’ which weighs only _______ gm
    1.464 gm
    2.364 gm
    3.264 gm
    4.164 gm
    5.64 gm
    Answer & Explanation
  17. _____________Island has been found to be the most polluted place on the planet, with over 37 million pieces littered on its beaches.
    1.Tabuaeran Island
    2.Henderson Island
    3.Mangareva Island
    4.Fatu Hiva Island
    5.Upolu Island
    Answer & Explanation
  18. Who among the following broke the national record in men’s 400m race and won a gold medal at the third leg of the Indian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in New Delhi?
    1.Sachin Bedi
    2.Rajiv Arokia
    3.Mohammad Anas
    4.Neeraj Sharma
    5.Bobby Khosla
    Answer & Explanation
  19. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hiked the prize money for this year’s Champions Trophy by $ 500,000. The total prize money now stands at:
    1.$2.5 million
    2.$3.5 million
    3.$4.5 million
    4.$5.5 million
    5.$6.5 million
    Answer & Explanation
  20. What was the theme for ‘World Telecommunication and Information Society Day’, 2017, celebrated on May 17, 2017?
    1.”Big Data for Big Impact”
    2.“ICT entrepreneurship for social impact”
    3.“Telecommunications and ICTs: Drivers of innovation”
    4.“Telecommunications and ICT for Inclusive Growth”
    5.“Broadband for Sustainable Development”
    Answer & Explanation

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