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

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. Who among the following will be the next Director-General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO)?
    a) David Nabarro
    b) Anders Nordstrom
    c) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
    d) Margaret Chan
    e) None of these

    2. Which of the following state government will provide skill development training to 5 lakh youths in the current financial year?
    a) Andhra Pradesh
    b) Chhattisgarh
    c) Assam
    d) Telangana
    e) None of these

    3. Who has been appointed as the Secretary of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?
    a) Anurag Tripathy
    b) Ashok Ganguly
    c) Vijay Kumar
    d) V.K. Sharma
    e) None of these

    4. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)?
    a) Kunal Shah
    b) Adhil Shetty
    c) Deep Kalra
    d) Rajan Anandan
    e) None of these

    5. Who among the following has won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017?
    a) Ravindra Jadeja
    b) Pragyan Ojha
    c) Amit Mishra
    d) Ravichandran Ashwin
    e) None of these

    6. Indian global telecommunications services company Bharti Airtel has acquired which of the following Broadband network for Rs 1,600 crore?
    a) Tikona Networks
    b) DEN Networks
    c) Spectranet
    d) Sify Networks
    e) None of these

    7. India’s longest bridge has been inaugurated in which of the following State?
    a) Maharashtra
    b) Bihar
    c) Assam
    d) Tamil Nadu
    e) None of these

    8. Recently, India has signed four agreements (in the field of education, training, and research) extending a 500-million Dollar line of credit to which of the following country?
    a) Maldives
    b) Indonesia
    c) Jordan
    d) Mauritius
    e) None of these

    9. Which of the following Indian Bank has jointly launched a new trading platform ‘Selfie’ for customers with Geojit?
    a) Federal Bank
    b) Axis bank
    c) HDFC Bank
    d) Yes Bank
    e) None of these

    10. Which of the following Union Ministry has initiated steps to bring the electronic and digital media journalists too under the ambit of the ‘Working Journalists Act’?
    a) Ministry of Urban Development
    b) Ministry of Rural Development
    c) Ministry of Labour and Employment
    d) Ministry of Civil Aviation
    e) None of these

    11. Which of the following team has won the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League title?
    a) Sparta Prague
    b) Manchester United
    c) Ajax
    d) Rostov
    e) None of these

    12. Who among the following has won the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix at Monaco?
    a) Valtteri Bottas
    b) Daniel Ricciardo
    c) Sebastian Vettel
    d) Kimi Raikkonen
    e) None of these

    13. The Ministry of Power & Coal has launched which of the following app for quick tracking of coal dispatch?
    a) UDAY
    b) SEVA
    c) URJA
    d) MiApp
    e) None of these

    14. Who among the following pair have won the USD 20,000 ‘Vietnam Open International Challenger badminton title’ in Hanoi, Vietnam?
    a) Shesar Hiren Rhustavito and Firman Abdul Kholik
    b) F A Kholik and Siril Verma
    c) H Aggarwal and V Malkov
    d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty
    e) None of these

    15. The campaign on water harvesting and conservation has been launched in which of the following city of Uttarakhand?
    a) Haridwar
    b) Rishikesh
    c) Mussoorie
    d) Dehradun
    e) None of these

    16. Which of the following city police has bagged the FICCI (Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries) Smart Police Award for the year 2017?
    a) Mumbai
    b) Pune
    c) Hyderabad
    d) Bengaluru
    e) None of these

    17. Which of the following Cricket team has won the Fair Play Award in IPL (Indian Premier League) 2017?
    a) Mumbai Indians
    b) Rising Pune Supergiant
    c) Gujarat Lions
    d) Royal Challengers Bangalore
    e) None of these

    18. Which of the following Indian State Government has launched ‘Operation Durga’ to ensure women safety in the state?
    a) Haryana
    b) Jharkhand
    c) Uttarakhand
    d) Bihar
    e) None of these

    19. Who among the following has been confirmed as the second Indian-American judge of US Court of Appeals?
    a) Sanjay Subrahmanyam
    b) Amul Thapar
    c) Inder Singh
    d) Anirvan Ghosh
    e) None of these

    20. India’s First Electric Mass Mobility System has been launched in which of the following city?
    a) Ahmedabad
    b) Pune
    c) Mumbai
    d) Nagpur
    e) None of the above

    Answers:

    1. c) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

    2. c) Assam

    3. a) Anurag Tripathy

    4. d) Rajan Anandan

    5. d) Ravichandran Ashwin

    6. a) Tikona Networks

    7. c) Assam

    8. d) Mauritius

    9. a) Federal Bank

    10. c) Ministry of Labour and Employment

    11. b) Manchester United

    12. c) Sebastian Vettel

    13. b) SEVA

    14. d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty

    15.d) Dehradun

    16. b) Pune

    17. c) Gujarat Lions

    18. a) Haryana

    19. b) Amul Thapar

    20. d) Nagpur

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