• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-24 April, 2017)

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. Who among the following has won the 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix?
    a) Valtteri Bottas
    b) Sebastian Vettel
    c) Lewis Hamilton
    d) Daniel Ricciardo
    e) None of these

    2. Which of the following state government has signed a reworked MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)?
    a) Maharashtra Government
    b) Gujarat Government
    c) Punjab Government
    d) Rajasthan Government
    e) None of these

    3. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)?
    a) Anurag Rastogi
    b) Ajitabh Sharma
    c) Devendra Kumar Sharma
    d) V.K. Kalra
    e) None of these

    4. Which of the following Indian State has been selected for the ‘Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar-2017’?
    a) Chhattisgarh
    b) Andhra Pradesh
    c) Rajasthan
    d) Haryana
    e) None of these

    5. Who among the following has won women’s Singles title in the 2017 Singapore Open Badminton tournament?
    a) T Y Tai
    b) Carolina Marin
    c) Ratchanok Intanon
    d) Sun Yu
    e) None of these

    6. The first ever Nepal-China joint army exercise has been started in which of the following city?
    a) Beijing
    b) Bharatpur
    c) Kathmandu
    d) Shanghai
    e) None of these

    7. Which of the following bank has become India’s most valued Public Sector Company (PSU) in terms of market capitalization (m-cap) in intra-day trade?
    a) Central Bank of India
    b) State Bank of India
    c) Union Bank of India
    d) Punjab National Bank
    e) None of these

    8. Who among the following has been bestowed with the sixth edition of ‘Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award?
    a) Ajay Kumar Singh
    b) Rayappa Ramappa Hanchinal
    c) R C Agrawal
    d) D R Choudhury
    e) None of these

    9. Which of the following Union Ministry has launched its own portal (RUSA), and mobile app in New Delhi?
    a) Ministry of Human Resource and Development
    b) Ministry of Rural Development
    c) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
    d) Ministry of Urban Development
    e) None of these

    10. Which of the following state government will provide accidental insurance cover to all residents of the State having Aadhaar seeded saving bank accounts under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana’ (PMSBY)?
    a) Haryana Government
    b) Karnataka Government
    c) Kerala Government
    d) Chhattisgarh Government
    e) None of these

    11. Which of the following state government has decided to provide pension to former circus artists in the state?
    a) Tamil Nadu Government
    b) Karnataka Government
    c) Kerala Government
    d) Chhattisgarh Government
    e) None of these

    12. Who among the following has won the men’s single title in 2017 Singapore Open Badminton tournament?
    a) Sony Dwi Kuncoro
    b) Anthony Sinisuka
    c) Kidambi Srikanth
    d) B Sai Praneeth
    e) None of these

    13. Allan Holdsworth, who passed away recently was related to which of the following field?
    a) Sports
    b) Law
    c) Music
    d) Fiction Writer
    e) None of these

    14. The world’s oldest woman ‘Emma Morano’, who passed away recently hailed from which of the following country?
    a) France
    b) Switzerland
    c) Austria
    d) Italy
    e) None of these

    15. Robert Taylor, who passed away recently was related to which of the following field?
    a) Physics
    b) Computer
    c) Geography
    d) Biology
    e) None of these

    16. Which of the following Indian Railway station has become the first in railway history to have a privately-run railway station?
    a) Indore
    b) Hapur
    c) Lucknow
    d) Habibganj
    e) None of these

    17. The ‘World Heritage Day’ is being observed across the globe on 18th April every year. What is the theme for the year 2017?
    a) Heritage of Commemoration
    b) Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
    c) Agricultural Heritage
    d) Cultural Heritage of Water
    e) None of these

    18. Who among the following has won Time magazine’s readers’ poll of the 100 most influential people in the world?
    a) Ben Bernanke
    b) Bill Gates
    c) Rodrigo Duterte
    d) Pope Francis
    e) None of these

    19. World Hemophilia Day is an international observance held annually on April 17. What is the theme for the year 2017?
    a) Treatment for All, The Vision of All
    b) The Many Faces of Bleeding Disorders – United to Achieve Treatment for All
    c) Together, We Care
    d) Hear their voices
    e) None of these

    20. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up two new Offices of the Banking Ombudsman in _____.
    a) Kerala & Odisha
    b) Jammu and Kashmir & Chhattisgarh
    c) Uttar Pradesh & Maharashtra
    d) West Bengal & Tamil Nadu
    e) None of these

    Answers:

    1. b) Sebastian Vettel

    2. d) Rajasthan Government

    3. c) Devendra Kumar Sharma

    4. d) Haryana

    5. a) T Y Tai

    6. c) Kathmandu

    7. b) State Bank of India

    8. b) Rayappa Ramappa Hanchinal

    9. a) Ministry of Human Resource and Development

    10. a) Haryana Government

    11. c) Kerala Government

    12. d) B Sai Praneeth

    13. c) Music

    14. d) Italy

    15. b) Computer

    16. d) Habibganj

    17. b) Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism

    18. c) Rodrigo Duterte

    19. d) Hear their voices

    20. b) Jammu and Kashmir & Chhattisgarh

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