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23, 24 May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

23, 24 May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 May 2017 :
Who inaugurated African Development Bank's 52nd AGM on 23rd May 2017?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Narendra Modi
C. Arun Jaitley
D. None of above
Answer: B
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates African Development Bank's 52nd annual general meeting (AGM) in Ahmedabad on 23rd May 2017. PM Modi said India's partnership with Africa is based on a model of cooperation which is responsive to needs of African countries, it is demand driven. ....Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which football team has won the 38th edition of Indian Federation Cup Football tournament-2017?
A. Punjab
B. Mohun Bagan
C. Bengaluru FC
D. Shillong Lajong
Answer: C
Explanation: Bengaluru FC has won the 38th edition of Indian Federation Cup Football tournament on May 21, 2017 by defeating defending champions and 14-time winners Mohun Bagan at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha. The match went into extra time after neither of the teams could break the deadlock in 90 minutes. ....Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

21, 22 May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

21, 22 May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 May 2017 :
BSNL signs MoU with which company on world Telecom day?
A. Facebook
B. Mobikwick
C. Disney India
D. All of above
Answer: D
Explanation: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), state-owned telecommunications company has signed MoU with Facebook, Mobikwik, and Disneyland India to commemorate World Telecommunication and Information Society Day ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been relected president of Iran for the second time?
A. Mohammad Khatami
B. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
C. Hasan Rouhani
D. Ali Khamenei
Answer: C
Explanation: Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected as the President of Iran. He was elected as president for his first term in 2013. He won 2013 elections by pledging to end Iran’s isolation and improve civil rights at home. The 68 year old Rouhani is a lawyer, academic and a former diplomat.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

What is India’s rank in the latest UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer of international tourist arrivals (ITA)?
A. 42nd
B. 24th
C. 29th
D. 32nd
Answer: B
Explanation: India was placed at 24th place in in the revised UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer as of March 2017. It is worth mentioning that India was placed at 41st and 40th places in 2014 and 2015 respectively.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

NGT has banned open defecation and dumping of wastes in the floodplains of which river?
A. Chambal
B. Yamuna
C. Tapi
D. Godavari
Answer: B
Explanation: National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 19 May 2017 banned open defecation and dumping of waste on the floodplains of the Yamuna. The tribunal also announced an environment compensation of INR 5000 for those who violated the diktat.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which team wins IPL 2017?
A. Rising Pune Supergiant
B. Kings XI Punjab
C. Mumbai Indians
D. Gujarat Lions
Answer: C
Explanation: Mumbai Indians won the 2017 Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) title as it defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on 21 May 2017. Mumbai Indians’ earlier IPL titles came in 2013 and 2015.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK



19, 20 May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

19, 20 May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 May 2017 :
Google announced which new Android operating system for Mobiles with 1GB or less of RAM?
A. Android Ready
B. Android Sparx
C. Android Go
D. Android Neo
Answer: C
Explanation: Android Go sounds very much like the existing Android One platform, which targeted budget devices in China, as a cheap and cheerful lightweight OS that can run on phones with as little as 512MB of RAM. Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on 17th May 2017.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who wins world's Largest pre-college science competition in May 2017?
A. Prashant Ranganathan
B. Bhagchand Choudhary
C. Rajat Sinha
D. Mahesh Pupalla
Answer: A
An Indian boy has won the world's largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Paytm in May 2017 raised $1.4 billion from which Investor?
A. SBI
B. HDFC Bank
C. SoftBank
D. SwissBank
Answer: C
Explanation: Japanese telecom major SoftBank has invested $1.8 billion in mobile wallet major Paytm. SoftBank, after its failed experiment in Jasper Infotech-owned Snapdeal and FreeCharge, in which it invested close to a billion dollars, will be the biggest stakeholder Paytm’s parent company, One97 Communications, pushing Chinese internet giant Alibaba to second spot.  ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which Railway station is declared cleanest in recent survey?
A. Jaipur
B. Visakhapatnam
C. Chennai
D. Ambala
Answer: B
Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest, followed by Secunderabad, among the 75 busiest stations in the country. According to a survey, the report of which was released by railway minister Suresh Prabhu, the Jammu railway station occupied the third spot, while the New Delhi station was ranked at 39 among the busiest stations ...Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

UN Court stays Kulbhushan Jadhav hanging

International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 18th May 2017 said that Pakistan cannot hang Kulbhushan Jadhav for now. The world court ordered Islamabad to give consular access to Jadhav. “Pakistan shall take all measures to ensure that Jadhav is not hanged until a final decision by the court”, said ICJ judge Ronny Abraham. “The circumstances of his arrest are in dispute... India should have been given consular access as per Vienna Convention”. 
Pronouncing the court’s order, Abraham said the ICJ had jurisdiction in the matter. The UN court announced its interim ruling on India's urgent appeal accusing Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention, which guarantees diplomatic help to foreigners accused of capital crimes.

Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave passes away

Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away this morning. He was 60. Dave had not been keeping well for the last few months. He complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away, official sources told PTI. Dave was a Member of Parliament, representing Madhya Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha since 2009. 
Anil Madhav Dave was born on July 6, 1956 at Barnagar in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh. He did his M. Com at Gujarati College in Indore. Dave, was sworn-in as Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) on July 6, 2016 in the NDA government. Dave was also a recognised nature conservationist and has extensively worked for river conservation. He was also very passionate on projects including conservation of the Narmada river through an organisation 'Narmada Samagra' that he founded. 

17, 18 May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

17, 18 May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 May 2017 :
Cabinet on 17th May approves setting up how many new atomic reactors?
A. 5
B. 3
C. 10
D. 8
Answer: C
Explanation: Union Cabinet on 17th May gave its approval for the construction of 10 units of the new indigenous 700 MWe (mega watt electric) pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWRs). Never before have 10 nuclear reactors been cleared in one go. The addition of 7,000 MWe is more than the combined present installed capacity of 6,780 MWe.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which eminent lawyer represents case of Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ) in Hague?
A. Nitin Mahala
B. Harish Salve
C. Shashi Bhushan
D. Ram Jaithmalani
Answer: B
Explanation: Senior lawyer Harish Salve is arguing the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav for India at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. He is a former Solicitor General of India and is charging just Re. 1 for this prestigious case. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has become the first Indian driver to win the race in the GP3 Series?
A. Nitin Desai
B. Ranjit Singh
C. Sandeep Malik
D. Arjun Maini
Answer: D
Explanation: Arjun Maini from Bengaluru, driving for Jenzer Motorsports, has created history by becoming the first Indian driver to win his first race in the GP3 (a feeder series to GP2) series at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Cabinet on 17th May approves setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in which State?
A. Sikkim
B. Assam
C. Telangana
D. Punjab
Answer: B
Explanation: Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the PM Narendra Modi on 17th May has approved the setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in Assam.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Reema Lagoo passes away on 18th May. She is ---- ?
A. Doctor
B. Actress
C. Politician
D. Scientist
Answer: B
Explanation: Veteran actress Reema Lagoo, known for her performance in movies like "Hum Aapke Hain Koun" and "Kal Ho Na Ho", died due to a cardiac arrest in the wee hours on 18th May 2017 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Anil Dave passes away on 18th May 2017. He was .... ?
A. Telecom Minister
B. Coal Minister
C. Environment Minister
D. Defence Minister
Answer: C
Explanation: Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away on 18th May 2017. He was 60. Dave had not been keeping well for the last few months. He complained of uneasiness at his home this morning and was rushed to AIIMS where he passed away.   Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which court on 18th May stays Kulbhushan Jadhav hanging?
A. Pakistan Supreme Court
B. Indian Supreme Court
C. Delhi High Court
D. International Court of Justice
Answer: D
Explanation: International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 18th May 2017 said that Pakistan cannot hang Kulbhushan Jadhav for now. The world court ordered Islamabad to give consular access to Jadhav. “Pakistan shall take all measures to ensure that Jadhav is not hanged until a final decision by the court”, said ICJ judge Ronny Abraham. “The circumstances of his arrest are in dispute... India should have been given consular access as per Vienna Convention”.   Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

16th May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

16th May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 16th May 2017 :
CM of which state wins 1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Life Time Achievement Award 2017?
A. Gujarat
B. Rajasthan
C. Assam
D. Sikkim
Answer: D
Explanation: President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee delivered the 1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Memorial Lecture on the topic “History of Parliamentary Democracy in India” on May 15, 2017 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He also presented the 1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Life Time Achievement Honour in Public Service to Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim on the occasion. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Which team won English Premier League (EPL) 2016-17?
A. Manchester United
B. Chelsea
C. Arsenal
D. Sunderland
Answer: B
Explanation: Chelsea clinched the English Premier League (EPL) title for 2016-17 after its 1-0 win against West Bromwich in its 36th round match on 13 May 2017. This is the sixth EPL title for Chelsea. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

PM Modi launches Narmada Sewa Mission in Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that public participation is the biggest strength of the democracy and success of Narmada Seva Yatra in Madhya Pradesh is an example of it. He was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the Narmada Seva Yatra at Amarkantak in Anooppur district of Madhya Pradesh. Mr Modi said, the Narmada Seva Yatra is a unique mass movement in Indian history and saluted all those who took part in it. Mr Modi emphasized the need to save rivers like Narmada which have been people's lifeline for so many years. On this occasion, the Prime Minister also launched the Narmada Sewa Mission, a roadmap to conserve the river.
Mr. Modi said, the cleanliness drive has now gotten infrastructural system in the country. He said, Madhya Pradesh has also set an example in the area of cleanliness camping. Mr Modi said, 22 cities of the state got place in top 100 cities of the country. He said, nothing can succeed without public support. The Prime Minister called upon the people to take resolution to do something for country till 2022, when the country will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Independence.

15 May 2017 Current Affairs Quiz, MCQs

15 May 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 15 May 2017 :
Who is recently appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis?
A. Aamir Khan
B. Hritik Roshan
C. Amitabh Bachchan
D. Salman Khan
Answer: C
Explanation: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to spread awareness about the disease.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which city will host Biggest International Yoga Day event on 21st June 2017?
A. Jaipur
B. Bangalore
C. Ahmedabad
D. Surat
Answer: C
Explanation: Ahmedabad in Gujarat will host biggest ever International Yoga Day event on the 21st of June announced by Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev. About 5 lakh people will participate in the event. Chief Minister of Gujarat Mr. Vijay Rupani will inaugurate the event. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

India wins how many Gold in Asian Wrestling Championship 2017?
A. 4
B. 5
C. 3
D. 1
Answer: D
Explanation: India finished their Asian Wrestling Championship campaign on a resounding note in New Delhi on 14th May 2017 with Sumit winning a silver medal in the 125 kg category on the concluding day of the continental event. The Indian wrestlers overall bagged 10 medals comprising 1 gold by Bajrang Punia, 5 silver and 4 bronze. India stood at 5th Position in Medal tally after Japan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which Indian village has won the Smart Village Award 2017?
A. Pandharpur
B. Tilonia
C. Govardhan Ecovillage
D. DLF EcoVillage
Answer: C
Explanation: Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the ISKCON in adjoining Thane district, has won a Smart Village award for being a sustainable project in rural Maharashtra. The village at Wada taluka is located 108km north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains.Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

PM Narendra Modi on 15th May launches Narmada Sewa Mission in which City?
A. Surat
B. Amarkantak
C. Bhopal
D. Panna
Answer: B

Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th May 2017 launches Narmada Sewa Mission in Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh. Mr Modi said, the Narmada Seva Yatra is a unique mass movement in Indian history and saluted all those who took part in it. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK