• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (25-31 Jan, 2017)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (25-31 Jan, 2017)1. Who among the following has sworn as new Prime Minister of Mauritius?
    a) Matteo Renzi
    b) Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
    c) Paul Berenger
    d) Anerood Jugnauth
    e) None of these

    2. According to Telecom Secretary J S Deepak, govt. will invest ________ crore rupees in North East in telecom infrastructure in the next two years.
    a) 4,500 crore
    b) 4,000 crore
    c) 5,000 crore
    d) 5,500 crore
    e) None of these

    3. Which among the following has received NTPC award 2015-16 from the Union Power Minister, Shri Piyush Gayal?
    a) Chandrapura Thermal Power Station
    b) Durgapur Thermal Power Station
    c) Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)
    d) Bokaro Thermal Power Station
    e) None of these

    4. Who among the following has been appointed as the next Ambassador to the United Nations?
    a) Nikki Haley
    b) Simonetta Sommaruga
    c) Erna Solberg
    d) Michelle Bachelet
    e) None of these

    5. Who among the following Australia cricket team opener has been named the country’s best cricketer of the year, securing the Allan Border medal for the second year in succession?
    a) Hilton Cartwright
    b) Cameron White
    c) Meg Lanning
    d) Mitchell Starc
    e) David Warner

    6. Who among the following has lifted the 2017 Irani Cup Cricket Trophy?
    a) Rest of India
    b) Mumbai
    c) Gujarat
    d) Karnataka
    e) None of these

    7. Which is the currency of  France?
    a) Yen
    b) Dinar
    c) Euro
    d) Rupee
    e) None of these

    8. Recently, Which of the following state government has organized  Farmer’s Martyr day to pay homage to the martyrs of 1894 farmers’ rising in the state?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Assam
    c) Karnataka
    d) Kerala
    e) Tamil Nadu

    9. “Dulari Kanya” scheme has been launched by which of the following Indian state government to check infant mortality?
    a) West Bengal
    b) Jammu & Kashmir
    c) Arunachal Pradesh
    d) Bihar
    e) Gujarat

    10. Who among the following has been honoured with National Geoscience Award 2016?
    a) Keshav Krishna
    b) Indra Sekhar Sen
    c) K.P.  Krishnan
    d) R. Venkatesan
    e) None of these

    11. Alexander Kadakin, who passed away recently was the ambassador of which of the following country to India?
    a) Russia
    b) Japan
    c) Sri Lanka
    d) Pakistan
    e) Bangladesh

    12. Who among the following has won the 2017 Women’s singles Australian Open tennis tournament?
    a) Venus Williams
    b) Angelique Kerber
    c) Serena Williams
    d) Agnieszka Radwanska
    e) None of these

    13. Which of the following country has declared as the most corruption- free nation by the corruption percentage index -2016?
    a) New Zealand
    b) Denmark
    c) Both (a) and (b)
    d) Japan
    e) India

    14. Who has been appointed as the new Lokayukta of Karnataka state?
    a) Justice Vishwanath Shetty
    b) Justice Kurian Joseph
    c) Justice Markandey Katju
    d) Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
    e)  None of these

    15. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Meghalaya?
    a) Shri J.B. Patnaik
    b) Dr. D.Y. Patil
    c) Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan
    d) Banwarilal Purohit
    e)  None of these

    16. Who among the following country will host T20 Blind cricket world cup 2017?
    a) England
    b) India
    c) West Indies
    d) Australia
    e) None of these

    17. Who has been appointed new chancellor of Nalanda University?
    a) Yogesh K. Tyagi
    b) Amartya Sen
    c) Yedla C. Simhadri
    d) Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
    e) None of these

    18. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Police Commissioner of Delhi?
    a) Ajit. M. Sharan
    b) Yudhvir Singh Malik
    c) Vijai Vardhan
    d) Amulya Patnaik
    e) None of these

    19. Who among the following has been crowned as the Miss Universe 2016 at the Mall of Asia, Metro Manila, Philippines?
    a) Iris Mittenaere
    b) Maxine Medina
    c) Raquel Pelissier
    d) Andrea Tovar
    e) None of these

    20. Who among the following has won the 2017 Men’s singles Australian Open tennis tournament?
    a) Novak Djokovic
    b) Rafael Nadal
    c) Roger Federer
    d) Andy Murray
    e) None of these
    Answers:
    1. b) Pravind Kumar Jugnauth
    2. d) 5,500 crore
    3. c) Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)
    4. a) Nikki Haley
    5. e) David Warner
    6. a) Rest of India
    7. c) Euro
    8. b) Assam
    9. c) Arunachal Pradesh
    10. a) Keshav Krishna
    11. a) Russia
    12. c) Serena Williams
    13. c) Both (a) and (b)
    14. a) Justice Vishwanath Shetty
    15. d) Banwarilal Purohit
    16. b) India
    17. d) Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
    18. d) Amulya Patnaik
    19. a) Iris Mittenaere
    20. c) Roger Federer

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