• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (1-8 April, 2017)

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    1. The 4-day world parliamentarians conference has been inaugurated by Sheikh Hasina in which of the following city?
    a) Comilla
    b) Dhaka
    c) Chittagong
    d) Sylhet
    e) None of these

    2. India’s biggest river festival has been started on which of the following river?
    a) Ganga
    b) Brahmaputra
    c) Chambal
    d) Gandak
    e) None of these

    3. Who among the following State Cheif Minister has been selected for the US-India Business Council Award (US IBC)?
    a) Nitish Kumar
    b) N. Chandrababu Naidu
    c) Manohar Lal Khattar
    d) Naveen Patnaik
    e) None of these

    4. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)?
    a) Najib Shah
    b) Rani Tirath
    c) Ananya Ray
    d) Vanaja N. Sarna
    e) None of these

    5. Karnataka Bank Limited has launched co-branded credit cards with which of the following bank card?
    a) Federal Bank
    b) IndusInd Bank
    c) South Indian Bank
    d) State Bank of India
    e) None of these

    6. India has signed a loan agreement with which of the following bank for funding a project involving development and up gradation of major district roads in Madhya Pradesh?
    a) China Construction Bank
    b) Standard Chartered
    c) New Development Bank
    d) US Bancorp
    e) None of these

    7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated India’s longest highway tunnel ‘Chenani-Nashri’ in which of the following Indian State?
    a) Uttarakhand
    b) Meghalaya
    c) Nagaland
    d) Jammu & Kashmir
    e) None of these

    8. Who among the following tennis player has won Miami open 2017?
    a) Roger Federer
    b) Rafael Nadal
    c) Novak Djokovic
    d) Andy Murray
    e) None of these

    9. The ‘World Autism Awareness Day’ has been observed across the world on 2nd April. What was the theme for the year 2017?
    a) Respect, Acceptance, Inclusion
    b) Employment: The Autism Advantage
    c) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination
    d) Opening Doors to Inclusive Education
    e) None of these

    10. Which of the following country has become the 7th member of South Asia sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)?
    a) China
    b) Pakistan
    c) Myanmar
    d) Canada
    e) None of these

    11. Who among the following has won the India Open badminton championship-2017?
    a) Ashwini Ponnappa
    b) Saina Nehwal
    c) Jwala Gutta
    d) P.V. Sindhu
    e) None of these

    12. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court?
    a) Indira Banerjee
    b) Sanjay Kishan Kaushal
    c) Tinlianthang Vaiphei
    d) K.S. Jhaveri
    e) None of these

    13. The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) 2017 has been started in which of the following Indian State?
    a) Karnataka
    b) Uttarakhand
    c) Jharkhand
    d) Madhya Pradesh
    e) None of these

    14. Who among the following has been appointed as new Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat?
    a) Aparajita Rai
    b) Jyothi Priya Singh
    c) Geeta Johari
    d) Meera Borwankar
    e) None of these

    15. Brayan Jimenez who is banned for lifetime was related to which of the following sport?
    a) Hockey
    b) Badminton
    c) Cricket
    d) Football
    e) None of these

    16. In which of the following state, textile ministry has launched a comprehensive scheme for power loom sector development ‘PowerTex India’?
    a) Rajasthan
    b) Haryana
    c) Maharashtra
    d) Gujarat
    e) None of these

    17. The Reliance General Insurance (part of Reliance Capital) has tied up with which of the following Bank to expand its distribution network?
    a) Bandhan Bank
    b) Catholic Syrian Bank
    c) Federal Bank
    d) HDFC Bank
    e) None of these

    18. ‘Kishori Amonkar’ the Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist passed away recently, she hailed from which of the following Indian state?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Manipur
    c) Maharashtra
    d) Arunachal Pradesh
    e) None of these

    19. Which of the following institute has topped the 2017 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for higher educational institutions?
    a) Indian Institute of Science – Hyderabad
    b) Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi
    c) Banaras Hindu University
    d) Indian Institute of Science -Bengaluru
    e) None of these

    20. Who among the following has been appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva?
    a) Navtej Sarna
    b) Rajiv Kumar Chander
    c) Arun Kumar Singh
    d) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    e) None of these

    Answers:

    1. b) Dhaka

    2. b) Brahmaputra

    3. b) N. Chandrababu Naidu

    4. d) Vanaja N. Sarna

    5. d) State Bank of India

    6. c) New Development Bank

    7. d) Jammu & Kashmir

    8. a) Roger Federer

    9. c) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination

    10. c) Myanmar

    11. d) P.V. Sindhu

    12. a) Indira Banerjee

    13. b) Uttarakhand

    14. c) Geeta Johari

    15. d) Football

    16. c) Maharashtra

    17. b) Catholic Syrian Bank

    18. c) Maharashtra

    19. d) Indian Institute of Science -Bengaluru

    20. b) Rajiv Kumar Chander

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