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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