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

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. Who among the following has been appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
    a) Rakesh Kumar
    b) Sudhir Gupta
    c) R. S. Sharma
    d) S. Ganesh Kumar
    e) None of these

    2. Who among the following has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati?
    a) Himanshu Kapania
    b) Vittorio Colao
    c) Shashi Shekar Vempati
    d) Anupam Shrivastava
    e) None of these

    3. Who among the following has clinched the 2017 Men’s Single title at Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament?
    a) B Sai Praneeth
    b) P Joshi
    c) S Jaiswal
    d) R Y Chittaboina
    e) None of these

    4. ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-19 communication satellite through which of the following launching vehicle?
    a) GSLV-Mk II
    b) GSLV-Mk III
    c) GSLV-Mk IV
    d) GSLV-Mk V
    e) None of these

    5. Who among the following has won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition of the United States?
    a) Nihar Janga
    b) Vanya Shivashankar Gokul
    c) Ananya Vinay
    d) Jairam Hathwar
    e) None of these

    6. Which of the following telecommunication has received the merger approval with Telenor communications from SEBI, BSE & NSE?
    a) Bharti Airtel
    b) BSNL Mobile
    c) MTNL
    d) Reliance Communications
    e) None of these

    7. The Union Ministry of Road transport has inaugurated a new bridge on which of the following river?
    a) Godavari River
    b) Betwa River
    c) Savitri River
    d) Damodar River
    e) None of these

    8. Who among the following has lifted the USD 15000 ITF men’s Futures tennis title 2017 in Singapore?
    a) Ramkumar Ramanathan
    b) Ramesh Krishnan
    c) Vishnu Vardhan
    d) Srinivasan Vasudevan
    e) None of these

    9. Which of the following Indian organisation has received International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) Quality Award 2017?
    a) NAAC
    b) NABARD
    c) TRAI
    d) ISRO
    e) None of these

    10. Who among the following has won the boys singles title of HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship in Pune?
    a) Sumit Nagal
    b) Karman Kaur
    c) Sasi Kumar Mukund
    d) Nitin Kumar Sinha
    e) None of these

    11. Which of the following film has won the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes film festival?
    a) Before We Vanish
    b) The Square
    c) The Beguiled
    d) Wonderstruck
    e) None of these

    12. India has signed a loan agreement for how much amount with the World Bank for Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery project?
    a) USD 37.2 million
    b) USD 35.2 million
    c) USD 39.2 million
    d) USD 34.2 million
    e) None of these

    13. Which of the following Union Ministry has launched INAM-Pro + web platform in New Delhi?
    a) Ministry of Urban Development
    b) Ministry of Railways
    c) Ministry of Civil Aviation
    d) Ministry of Road Transport
    e) None of these

    14. Which of the following state has launched a web portal ‘Mahaswayam’ for job seekers, employers, entrepreneurs and training institutes?
    a) Uttar Pradesh
    b) Maharashtra
    c) West Bengal
    d) Chhattisgarh
    e) None of these

    15. The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed a pact with which of the following to train more than thirty thousand unemployed youth across various states in the aviation space?
    a) Bird Academy
    b) National Academy
    c) Sports Academy
    d) Radiant Academy
    e) None of these

    16. The 5th international conference of ‘SPIC MACAY’ has been started in which of the following IIT institute?
    a) IIT Madras
    b) IIT Bombay
    c) IIT Delhi
    d) IIT Guwahati
    e) None of these

    17. Who among the following has been appointed Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)?
    a) Shirish Pathak
    b) Sanjiv Singh
    c) K Sanath Kumar
    d) S B Mathur
    e) None of these

    18. Who among the following has been appointed as the next Prime Minister of Ireland?
    a) Enda Kenny
    b) Michael D. Higgins
    c) Leo Varadkar
    d) Peter Robinson
    e) None of these

    19. The World Environment Day (WED) observed every year across the world on 5th June. What is the theme for the year 2017?
    a) Green Economy: Does it include you?
    b) Think.Eat.Save
    c) Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care
    d) Connecting People to Nature
    e) None of these

    20. Recently, National Board of Wildlife has approved which of the following Island site for the country’s long-range missile test facility?
    a) Katchal Island
    b) Neil Island
    c) Pamban Island
    d) Rutland Island
    e) None of these

    Answers:

    1. d) S. Ganesh Kumar

    2. c) Shashi Shekar Vempati

    3. a) B Sai Praneeth

    4. b) GSLV-Mk III

    5. c) Ananya Vinay

    6. a) Bharti Airtel

    7. c) Savitri River

    8. a) Ramkumar Ramanathan

    9. a) NAAC

    10. d) Nitin Kumar Sinha

    11. b) The Square

    12. c) USD 39.2 million

    13. d) Ministry of Road Transport

    14. b) Maharashtra

    15. a) Bird Academy

    16. c) IIT Delhi

    17. b) Sanjiv Singh

    18. c) Leo Varadkar

    19. d) Connecting People to Nature

    20. d) Rutland Island

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