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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 May 2018:
Who laid the foundation of the Zojila tunnel project in Leh?
A. Nirmala Sitharaman
B. Rajnath Singh
C. Narendra Modi
D. Venkaiah Naidu
Answer: C
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation of Zojila tunnel project in Jammu and Kashmir’s Leh district. The project will be India’s longest and Asia’s longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, which will provide all-weather connectivity between Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar, Kargil and Leh districts.

Which of the following cities has been ranked India’s first cleanest city, as per latest survey report “Swachh Survekshan-2018”?
A. Jaipur
B. Indore
C. Surat
D. Jalandhar
Answer: B
Explanation: Indore has been ranked India’s first cleanest city, as per latest survey ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’. Bhopal has been ranked second and Chandigarh third in the survey at the national level. Besides, Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh is India’s cleanest big city with a population of over 10 lakh. Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh is ‘Fastest Mover’ big city. New Delhi Municipal Council is country’s cleanest small city having a population between one lakh to three lakh. The Swachh Survekshan 2018 assessed 4203 urban local bodies and was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The exercise was undertaken from 4th January to 10th March, 2018. It enhanced the scope to cover a record number of Urban Local Bodies impacting around 40 crore urban citizens by 2700 assessors.

Which nation has launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant?
A. China
B. Russia
C. US
D. Japan
Answer: B
Explanation: Russia has launched Akademik Lomonosov, the world's first floating nuclear power plant at the St Petersburg shipyard. The plant is to be the first of a fleet of floating nuclear power stations to be stationed in the Russian Arctic.

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)?
A. Manish Sharma
B. Deepak Kumar
C. Sanjay Mitra
D. Yudhvir Singh Malik
Answer: D
Explanation: Yudhvir Singh Malik, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre, has been given additional charge of the post of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) chairman on May 17, 2018. Malik currently is the Secretary of Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways. He succeeded Deepak Kumar, who was sent back to his cadre state Bihar before completion of his tenure. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the premature repatriation of Kumar to his parent cadre with immediate effect without citing any reason. Kumar, a 1984 IAS officer of Bihar cadre, had taken over as the NHAI chief on June 2017...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK