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Q.1:- Who is appointed Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled castes ?

  1. Chirag Paswan
  2. Ram Shankar Katheria
  3. Swaraj Vidwan
  4. K. Ramulu

Ans:- (b) Ram Shankar Katheria

Q.2:- Cyclonic Storm MORA on 29th May hits which country ?

  1. India
  2. Japan
  3. Australia
  4. USA

Ans:- (a) India

Q.3:- Who has won the 2017 French Presidential Election ?

  1. Emmanuel Macron
  2. Marine Le Pen
  3. Jean-Luc Melenchon
  4. Moon Jae-in

Ans:- (a) Emmanuel Macron

Q.4:- What is the India’s real GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to latest rating review by Fitch Ratings?

  1. 7.4%
  2. 7.6%
  3. 7.7%
  4. 7.5%

Ans:- (c) 7.7%

Q.5:- Which Indian IT Company revealed its new logo in May 2017?

  1. Infosys?
  2. TCS
  3. Wipro
  4. HCL

Ans:- (c) Wipro

Q.6:- Who among the following has won the European Golden Shoe for a fourth time?

  1. Bast Dost
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  4. Robert Lewandowski

Ans:- (b) Lionel Messi

Q.7:- Which football team has won the 38th edition of Indian Federation Cup Football tournament 2017?

  1. Punjab
  2. Mohun Bagan
  3. Bengaluru FC
  4. Shillong Lajong

Ans:- (c) Bengaluru FC

Q.8:- CM of which state wins 1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Life Time Achievement Award 2017 ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Assam
  4. Sikkim

Ans:- (d) Sikkim

Q.9:- Constantine Mitsotakis, who passed away on May 29, 2017 was the former Prime Minister of which European country ?

  1. Portugal
  2. Greece
  3. Spain
  4. Belgium

Ans:- (b) Greece

Q.10:- What is the India’s GDP forecast for 2017, as per latest UN report ?

  1. 8.2%
  2. 7.1%
  3. 7.8%
  4. 8.0%

Ans:- (b) 7.1%

Q.11:- Which Indian footballer has won the 2017 Hero of the league 2017 award?

  1. Debjit Majumder
  2. Anas Edathodika
  3. Sunil Chhetri
  4. Alfred Kemah Jaryan

Ans:- (c) Sunil Chhetri

Q.12:- Country’s 1st Bio refinery plant inaugurated in which city ?

  1. Mathura
  2. Delhi
  3. Bangaluru
  4. Pune

Ans:- (d) Pune

Q.13:- PM Narendra Modi on 15th May launches Narmada Sewa Mission in which City ?

  1. Panna
  2. Surat
  3. Amarkantak
  4. Bhopal

Ans:- (c) Amarkantak

Q.14:- Who has been appointed as the first woman President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ?

  1. Rajani Sirohi
  2. Sangrika Shah
  3. Teena Ambani
  4. Shobana Kamineni

Ans:- (d) Shobana Kamineni

Q.15:- KPS Gill passes away recently. He commanded which operation associated with surrender of militants in Golden Temple ?

  1. Operation Black Thunder
  2. Operation Surgical Strike
  3. Operation Blue Star
  4. Operation Rising Star

Ans:- (a) Operation Black Thunder

Q.16:- Who has been appointed the new chairman of the Tea Board of India?

  1. Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah
  2. M G K V Bhanu
  3. Santosh Sarangi
  4. M S Boje Gowda

Ans:- (a) Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah

Q.17:- The 2017 India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit was held in which city?

  1. Chennai
  2. Rajkot
  3. New Delhi
  4. Pune

Ans:- (c) New Delhi

Q.18:- Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of Department of Telecommunication (DoT) ?

  1. JS Deepak
  2. Anupam Shrivastav
  3. PK Pujari
  4. Aruna Sundararajan

Ans:- (d) Aruna Sundararajan

Q.19:- Madhya Pradesh Assembly recently declares which river living entity ?

  1. Chambal
  2. Tapi
  3. Narmada
  4. Saryu

Ans:- (c) Narmada

Q.20:- Who has won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for 2016 ?

  1. Manorama Devi
  2. Satyabrata Rout
  3. Subrata Roy
  4. Ranjana Kashyap

Ans:- (b) Satyabrata Rout

Q.21:- Which country’s hockey team has won the 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ?

  1. India
  2. New Zealand
  3. Australia
  4. Great Britain

Ans:- (d) Great Britain

Q.22:- Which country is hosting the 26th session of the Governing Council (GC) of UN-Habitat-2017 ?

  1. India
  2. Kenya
  3. Ecuador
  4. Uruguay

Ans:- (b) Kenya

Q.23:- Anil Dave passes away on 18th May 2017. He was ………….. ?

  1. Telecom Minister
  2. Coal Minister
  3. Environment Minister
  4. Defence Minister

Ans:- (c) Environment Ministers

Q.24:- Which union minister has given the additional charge of ministry of Environment ?

  1. Suresh Prabhu
  2. Ravi Shankar Prasad
  3. Sanwarlal Jat
  4. Harsh Vardhan

Ans:- (d) Harsh Vardhan

Q.25:- Which Indian cricketer has been conferred with the Fellowship Award in United Kingdom (UK) ?

  1. Sachin Tendulkar
  2. Ravi Shastri
  3. M S Dhoni
  4. Sunil Gavaskar

Ans:- (a) Sachin Tendulkar

Q.26:- Which state government has signed pact with Oracle for cloud-based citizen services ?

  1. Odisha
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Tripura
  4. Jharkhand

Ans:- (d) Jharkhand

Q.27:- Who has been appointed the new India’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands ?

  1. J S Mukul
  2. Pooja Kapur
  3. Venu Rajamony
  4. Nitish Jha

Ans:- (c) Venu Rajamony

Q.28:- Who has been sworn-in as the new President of South Korea ?

  1. Moon Jae-in
  2. Hong Joon-pyo
  3. Goh Kun
  4. Tae-woo

Ans:- (a) Moon Jae-in

Q.29:- Paytm in May 2017 raised $1.4 Billion from which investor ?

  1. SBI
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. SoftBank
  4. SwissBank

Ans:- (c) SoftBank

Q.30:- Who takes over as Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) New Chairperson ?

  1. Pirojsha Godrej
  2. Parmeshwar Godrej
  3. Tanya Dubash
  4. Nisaba Godrej

Ans:- (d) Nisaba Godrej

Q.31:- Who will be the new Defence Secretary of India ?

  1. SK Nigam
  2. Sanajay Mishra
  3. Sanjay Mitra
  4. Nagendra Singh

Ans:- (c) Sanjay Mitra

Q.32:- Who has been re-elected president of Iran for the second time ?

  1. Mohammad Khatami
  2. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  3. Hassan Rouhani
  4. Ali Khamenei
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Ans:- (c) Hassan Rouhani

Q.33:- Who has been appointed as the New Prime Minister of France ?

  1. Edouard Philippe
  2. Emmanuel Macron
  3. Bernard Cazeneuve
  4. Manuel Valls

Ans:- (a) Edouard Philippe

Q.34:- Who will be the new under-secretary General of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) ?

  1. Mark Lowcock
  2. Valerie Amos
  3. Stephen O’Brien
  4. John Holmes

Ans:- (a) Mark Lowcock

Q.35:- Who has become the new Country Director for Twitter in India ?

  1. Taranjeet Singh
  2. Junaid Ahmad
  3. Saroj Kumar Jha
  4. M Teresa Kho

Ans:- (a) Taranjeet Singh

Q.36:- What is the theme of the 2017 National Technology Day (NTD) in India ?

  1. Technologies for better quality of life
  2. Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth
  3. Technology enablers of Startup India’
  4. Technology for inclusive growth

Ans:- (b) Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth

Q.37:- Reema Lagoo passes away on 18th May. She is ………….. ?

  1. Doctor
  2. Actress
  3. Politician
  4. Scientist

Ans:- (b) Actress

Q.38:- Which country’s hockey team has won Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017 ?

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Australia
  4. Great Britain

Ans:- (d) Great Britain

Q.39:- Prime Minister Modi on 3rd May inaugurated Patanjali Institute in which City ?

  1. Kedarnath
  2. Delhi
  3. Haridwar
  4. Surat

Ans:- (a) Kedarnath

Q.40:- Which country is hosting 2017 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) ?

  1. Paris
  2. Romania
  3. Belgium
  4. London

Ans:- (c) Belgium

Q.41:- Who has been appointed as the new Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) ?

  1. Avinash Chander
  2. M Jagadesh Kumar
  3. K Kasturirangan
  4. V K Saraswat

Ans:- (d) V K Saraswat

Q.42:- Which country has approved $75 mn high-tech chemical protective clothing for the Indian armed forces ?

  1. United States
  2. Russia
  3. France
  4. Japan

Ans:- (a) United States

Q.42:- What is the theme of 2017 International Nurse Day (IND) ?

  1. Nursing: From Evidence to Action
  2. Nurses: Care Effective, Cost Effective
  3. Nursing: A vital resource for health
  4. Nursing: A voice to lead – Achieving the sustainable development goals

Ans:- (d) Nursing: A voice to lead – Achieving the sustainable development goals

Q.43:- Which state has become the first Indian state to introduce a logo for vehicles driven by persons with hearing impairment ?

  1. Telangana
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Maharashtra

Ans:- (a) Telangana

Q.44:- India’s first-ever National Basketball Association (NBA) academy has officially opened in which city ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Greater Noida
  3. Pune
  4. Chennai

Ans:- (b) Greater Noida

Q.45:- Asian Development Bank (ADB) and PNB on 30th May 2017 sign $100 million loan to finance which project ?

  1. Irrigation Project
  2. Electric Vehicle Project
  3. Solar Rooftop Projects
  4. BPL Scholarships

Ans:- (c) Solar Rooftop Projects

Q.46:- Which system in Indian Railway to run trains without guards ?

  1. VSAT System
  2. EOTT System
  3. AUTO Pilot
  4. DRONE

Ans:- (b) EOTT System

Q.47:- What is the new base year for IIP and the WPI ?

  1. 2006-2007
  2. 2011-2012
  3. 2004-2005
  4. 2016-2017

Ans:- (b) 2011-2012

Q.48:- Which country has become the first Asian country to recognize same sex marriage ?

  1. China
  2. Taiwan
  3. Afganistan
  4. Jordan

Ans:- (b) Taiwan

Q.49:- Which country to host first-ever One Belt One Road (OBOR) Summit ?

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Nepal
  4. Maldives

Ans:- (a) China

Q.50:- Which city has topped the 2017 Savills Tech Cities Index ?

  1. Austin
  2. Bengaluru
  3. San Francisco
  4. New York

Ans:- (a) Austin

Q.51:- What is the theme of 2017 World Fair Trade Day (WFTD) ?

  1. Hand in hand for change
  2. Fair trade to promote social justice
  3. Human chains for fair trade and the planet
  4. Support community support peace

Ans:- (c) Human chains for fair trade and the planet

Q.52:- Which court on 18th May stays Kulbhushan Jadhav hanging ?

  1. Pakistan Supreme Court
  2. Indian Supreme Court
  3. Delhi High Court
  4. International Court of Justice

Ans:- (d) International Court of Justice

Q.53:- Who has become the first Indian driver to win the race in the GP3 Series ?

  1. Nitin Desai
  2. Ranjit Singh
  3. Sandeep Malik
  4. Arjun Maini

Ans:- (d) Arjun Maini

Q.54:- Which team wins IPL 2017 ?

  1. Rising Pune Supergiant
  2. Kings XI Punjab
  3. Mumbai Indians
  4. Gujarat Lions

Ans:- (c) Mumbai Indians

Q.55:- Which state became the first to adopt 1st January to 31st December Fiscal Year ?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Punjab
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Ans:- (c) Madhya Pradesh

Q.56:- Union Government has launched which web portal for online documentation verification for students ?

  1. e-Shala
  2. e-Verify
  3. e-Sanad
  4. e-Student

Ans:- (c) e-Sanad

Q.57:- Which city will host Biggest International Yoga Day event on 21st June 2017 ?

  1. Jaipur
  2. Bangalore
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Surat

Ans:- (c) Ahmedabad

Q.58:- Which country on 12th May inks MoU with China on Cooperation under OBOR initiative ?

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Japan

Ans:- (b) Nepal

Q.59:- The Indian Army recently planned to re-introduce Cordon and Search Operations as a part of its counter terrorism operations after a gap of how many years ?

  1. 15 Years
  2. 12 Years
  3. 10 Years
  4. 13 Years
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Ans:- (a) 15 Years

Q.60:- Who was appointed as Defence Secretary of India recently ?

  1. G Mohan Kumar
  2. LC Goyal
  3. Anant Kumar Singh
  4. Sanjay Mitra

Ans:- (d) Sanjay Mitra

Q.61:- India’s first private sector small arms manufacturing plant has set up in which state ?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Gujarat
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Ans:- (d) Madhya Pradesh

Q.62:- Who will lead the toilet usage campaign “Darwaza Band” ?

  1. Geeta Phogat
  2. Salman Khan
  3. Amitabh Bachchan
  4. Aamir Khan

Ans:- (c) Amitabh Bachchan

Q.63:- Who will be the next Economic Affairs Secretary of India ?

  1. Shaktikant Das
  2. Arivind Mayaram
  3. Jayant Sinha
  4. Tapan Ray

Ans:- (d) Tapan Ray

Q.64:- Jaideep Muzumdar has been appointed India’s ambassador to which country ?

  1. Israel
  2. Philippines
  3. Cambodia
  4. Portugal

Ans:- (b) Philippines

Q.65:- Which Airport has established solar farms to reduce Carbon emission by 3125 tonnes per annum ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. Hyderabad
  3. New Delhi
  4. Bengaluru

Ans:- (d) Bengaluru

Q.66:- Which of the following has won the Indian Open men’s title ?

  1. Novak Djokovic
  2. David Ferer
  3. Alexander Zverev
  4. Rafael Nadal

Ans:- (c) Alexander Zverev

Q.67:- Which Indian woman cricketer became the highest wicket taker in ODIs ?

  1. Mithali Raj
  2. Harmanpreet Kaur
  3. Ekta Bhisht
  4. Jhulan Goswami

Ans:- (d) Jhulan Goswami

Q.68:- Which state tops in public affairs index 2017 ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Punjab
  4. Bihar

Ans:- (a) Kerala

Q.69:- Who confirms first 3 cases of Zika Virus in which Indian State ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Bihar

Ans:- (a) Gujarat

Q.70:- Who of the following was recently honoured with the P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017 ?

  1. Kailash Satyarthi
  2. Phalguni Vittal Rao
  3. Sridhar Reddy
  4. Sindhutai Sapkal

Ans:- (a) Kailash Satyarthi

Q.71:- Which city has been designated UNESCO World Book Capital 2018 ?

  1. Incheon
  2. Athens
  3. Port Harcourt
  4. Conakry

Ans:- (b) Athens

Q.72:- By which year India’s own Global Positioning System (GPS) will become operational ?

  1. 2018
  2. 2019
  3. 2020
  4. 2021

Ans:- (a) 2018

Q.73:- In which state was the DRDO’s new Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) inaugurated ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Karnataka
  4. Sikkim

Ans:- (c) Karnataka

Q.74:- Who is the first Prime Minister to visit Kedarnath ?

  1. Lal Bahadur Shashtri
  2. Narendra Modi
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Ans:- (c) Indira Gandhi

Q.75:- A school in this city has decided to set up an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials.

  1. Jamshedpur
  2. Kochi
  3. Agra
  4. Bhopal

Ans:- (a) Jamshedpur

Q.76:- Which celestial object was used by the astronomers to create the first large-scale map of the Universe ?

  1. Asteroid
  2. Star Clusters
  3. Comet
  4. Quasars

Ans:- (d) Quasars

Q.77:- Uttar Pradesh Government on 25th May, 2017 launches vaccination drive in 3 districts for which deadly disease ?

  1. Encephalitis
  2. Polio
  3. Zika
  4. Hepatitis B

Ans:- (a) Encephalitis

Q.78:- Who wins Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix 2017 ?

  1. Sebastian Vettel
  2. Lewis Hamilton
  3. Valtteri Bottas
  4. Nico Rosberg

Ans:- (b) Lewis Hamilton

Q.79:- Which country has been elected as the new President of Governing Council of UN-Habitat ?

  1. China
  2. France
  3. Russia
  4. India

Ans:- (d) India

Q.80:- Who was recently honoured with the 2017 INSA medal for Young Scientist ?

  1. Athi N. Naganathan
  2. Vipin Kumar Sachdev
  3. Sanjay Pratihar
  4. Nitin Saxena

Ans:- (c) Sanjay Pratihar

Q.81:- India’s first book village is going to come up in which state’s hamlet ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Bihar
  4. Odisha

Ans:- (b) Maharashtra

Q.82:- His name was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by Hockey India in May, 2017 ?

  1. PR Sreejesh
  2. Sardar Singh
  3. Akashdeep Singh
  4. Dharamvir Singh

Ans:- (b) Sardar Singh

Q.83:- Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016 came into effect on _______ ?

  1. 1st May, 2017
  2. 1st April, 2017
  3. 15th March, 2017
  4. 31st March, 2017

Ans:- (a) 1st May, 2017

Q.84:- Which Railway station is declared cleanest in recent survey ?

  1. Chennai
  2. Lucknow
  3. Visakhapatnam
  4. New Delhi

Ans:- (c) Visakhapatnam

Q.85:- Which Indian City ranked 20th in world’s most affordable tech city Index 2017 ?

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Chennai
  4. Bengaluru

Ans:- (d) Bengaluru

Q.86:- Who is voted Footballer of the Year 2017 ?

  1. Eden Hazard
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. N’Golo Kante
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo

Ans:- (c) N’Golo Kante

Q.87:- From where the block III version of BrahMos Cruise Missile successfully test-fired recently ?

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Pokhran
  3. Sriharikota
  4. APJ Abdul Kalam Island

Ans:- (a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Q.88:- Which village has been declared as Biodiversity Heritage Site by Manipur Government ?

  1. Bishnupur
  2. Chandel
  3. Dialong
  4. Tamenglong

Ans:- (c) Dailong

Q.89:- In which of the following countries was the 28th NATO Summit held ?

  1. France
  2. China
  3. Belgium
  4. Germany

Ans:- (c) Belgium

Q.90:- Name the second Indian-American who was appointed as the judge of US Court of Appeals ?

  1. Deepak Patel
  2. Shri Srinivasan
  3. Amul Thapar
  4. Ashok Sharma
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Ans:- (c) Amul Thapar

Q.91:- Who of the following took over as the Chairman of the National Commission on Minorities (NCM) ?

  1. Sunil Singhi
  2. Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi
  3. Naseem Ahmad
  4. Amrita Kumari

Ans:- (b) Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi

Q.92:- India’s first electric mass transport project was inaugurated in which of the following cities on 26 May, 2017 ?

  1. Lucknow
  2. Nagpur
  3. New Delhi
  4. Pune

Ans:- (b) Nagpur

Q.93:- Justice Leila Seth who passed away recently was first woman Chief Justice of which High Court ?

  1. Bombay High Court
  2. Delhi High Court
  3. Himachal Pradesh High Court
  4. Rajasthan High Court

Ans:- (c) Himachal Pradesh High Court

Q.94:- India’s first-ever Blind Football Academy (BFA) is expected to come up in which state ?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Ans:- (b) Kerala

Q.95:- Who is the newly appointed Controller General of Accounts (CGA) ?

  1. Anil Srivastava
  2. Anthony Lianzuala
  3. K. Vinayak Rao
  4. Jatindra Nath Swain

Ans:- (b) Anthony Lianzuala

Q.96:- Who has been bestowed with the 2017 Avvaiyar Award ?

  1. Sarada Menon
  2. Mukesh Aghi
  3. Padma Venkataraman
  4. Kirti Ghosh

Ans:- (c) Padma Venkataraman

Q.97:- Who of the following wins the world’s largest pre-college science competition in May, 2017 ?

  1. Mahesh Pupalla
  2. Prashant Ranganathan
  3. Bhagchand Choudhary
  4. Rajat Sinha

Ans:- (b) Prashant Ranganathan

Q.98:- Indian PM Shri Narendra Modi leave for 4 Nation visit to which continent ?

  1. Asia
  2. North America
  3. South America
  4. Europe

Ans:- (d) Europe

Q.99:- Cabinet on 17th May, 2017 approves setting up of Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) in which State ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Punjab
  3. Assam
  4. Telangana

Ans:- (c) Assam

Q.100:- Which country is hosting the 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors ?

  1. China
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. South Africa
  4. Japan

Ans:- (d) Japan

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