• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (22-28 Feb, 2017)

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. Which of the following are the capital and currency of Rwanda?
    a) Buenos Aires & Peso
    b) Quito & Dollar
    c) Kigali & Franc
    d) Lima & Sol
    e) Caracas & Bolivar

    2. Coal imports declined by 21.7% to ________ million tonnes last month on the back of sufficient availability of domestic fuel.
    a) 15.31
    b) 14.31
    c) 12.23
    d) 13.31
    e) 13.13

    3. C K Mishra, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including a Mobile App for adolescents, as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program. What is the name of this Mobile App?
    a) Saathiya Salah
    b) Saathiya Sastha
    c) Swastha Salah
    d) Saathiya Sathi
    e) Saathiya Sarthak

    4. Which of the following state assembly has passed “The Gujarat Aadhaar Bill, 2017 “?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Goa
    c) Tamil Nadu
    d) Gujarat
    e) Kerala

    5. Who among the following has elected as new Prime Minister of Nagaland?
    a) Shurozelie Liezitsu
    b) Padmanabha Acharya
    c) TR Zeliang
    d) Okram Ibobi Singh
    e) Manik Sarkar

    6. Who among the following has won the gruelling men’s 50-kilometre event of the National Race Walking Championships in New Delhi?
    a) Chandan Singh
    b) Sandeep Kumar
    c) Devender Singh
    d) Ganapati K
    e) KT Irfan

    7. Which direct-to-home television operator has tied-up with private lender ICICI Bank for digital payments?
    a) Dish TV
    b) Reliance Digital TV
    c) Airtel TV
    d) Videocon TV
    e) None of these

    8. Who among the following Justice Appointed Chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal?
    a) Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
    b) Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan
    c) Justice JS Khehar
    d) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
    e) None of these

    9. J & K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has declared 2017 as ‘Year of _______’ in a major bid to promote the famed Kashmiri _______ in domestic and foreign markets.
    a) Orange, Orange
    b) Shawl, Shawl
    c) Apple, Apple
    d) Willow, Willow
    e) None of the these

    10. Where is the first stage of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Series kicks off at Karni Singh Shooting Range?
    a) Bangalore
    b) Ludhiana
    c) Ahmedabad
    d) Kanpur
    e) New Delhi

    11. India beat ________ by one wicket in the final of ICC Women World Cup Qualifier 2017 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    a) South Africa
    b) Sri Lanka
    c) Bangladesh
    d) Pakistan
    e) Australia

    12. Who among the following has been appointed Chairman of Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) ?
    a) Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah
    b) Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra
    c) Mr. Seksanayaev Berrikazzy
    d) Abhijit Sarkar
    e) Mr. Rana Mujahid Ali

    13. In which among the following country the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Rs 5723.72 crore by state-owned SJVN Limited in the 900-mw Arun-III hydropower project?
    a) Pakistan
    b) Nepal
    c) Bangladesh
    d) Japan
    e) Malasiya

    14. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Dedicates Coaches of Antyodaya Express to the Nation. How many coaches are there in Antyodaya Express?
    a) 21
    b) 18
    c) 20
    d) 22
    e) 23

    15. India aims to bring high-speed digital connectivity to every village by ________ and is keen to share expertise in the area with other nations.
    a) 2018
    b) 2019
    c) 2022
    d) 2020
    e) 2021

    16. Which among the following state/UT has inaugurated the five-day-long National Biodiversity Congress and Expo?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Gujarat
    c) New Delhi
    d) Goa
    e) Kerala

    17. Punjab congress chief Amarinder Singh’s biography, ‘The People’s Maharaja’, was released on 21st February, 2017. Who is the author of this biography?
    a) Khushwant Singh
    b) Ram Kamal Mukherjee
    c) Kushwant Singh
    d) Salman Rushdie
    e) Taslima Nasreen

    18. Which among the following country’s army has launched nationwide military operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’ to eliminate terrorists and consolidate gains of its counter-terrorism operations?
    a) Russia
    b) Iran
    c) Pakistan
    d) Iraq
    e) China

    19. Central Excise Day is commemorated every year all across the India on?
    a) 24th February
    b) 28th February
    c) Last date of February
    d) 1st February
    e) 15th February

    20. India and the ADB has signed a _________ million loan pact to expand inter-regional power connectivity in the country, and strengthen transmission system to accommodate renewable energy-generation capacity.
    a) $400
    b) $540
    c) $550
    d) $500
    e) $520
    Answers:
    1. c) Kigali & Franc
    2. b) 14.31
    3. a) Saathiya Salah
    4. d) Gujarat
    5. a) Shurozelie Liezitsu
    6. b) Sandeep Kumar
    7. a) Dish TV
    8. a) Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
    9. c) Apple, Apple
    10. e) New Delhi
    11. a) South Africa
    12. d) Abhijit Sarkar
    13. b) Nepal
    14. d) 22
    15. a) 2018
    16. e) Kerala
    17. a) Khushwant Singh
    18. c) Pakistan
    19. a) 24th February
    20. d) $500

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