• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (8-16 May, 2017)

    Posted on by in Current Affairs, Education & Training

    1. Who among the following has been elected as the president of France?
    a) Nicolas Sarkozy
    b) François Hollande
    c) Emmanuel Macron
    d) Bernard Cazeneuve
    e) None of these

    2. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Pakistani High Commissioner in India?
    a) Abdul Basit
    b) Haziqul Khairi
    c) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
    d) Sohail Mahmood
    e) None of these

    3. Who among the following has been sworn in as the 19th President of South Korea?
    a) Park Geun-hye
    b) Hwang Kyo-ahn
    c) Ban Ki-moon
    d) Moon Jae-in
    e) None of these

    4. Which of the following country has won the ‘Sultan Azlan Shah Cup’ 2017?
    a) Malaysia
    b) Australia
    c) India
    d) Great Britain
    e) None of these

    5. Oracle has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve cloud-based citizen services with which of the following Indian state government?
    a) Madhya Pradesh
    b) Gujarat
    c) Jharkhand
    d) Haryana
    e) None of these

    6. Who among the following has won a bronze medal in the women’s 10m Air Pistol at the Grand Prix of Liberation Plezn 2017 Shooting championships in Czech Republic?
    a) Anjali Bhagwat
    b) Heena Sindhu
    c) Sonia Rai
    d) Kavita Yadav
    e) None of these

    7. Which of the following state government will create smart house IDs online for every house in the state?
    a) Haryana
    b) Rajasthan
    c) Telangana
    d) Karnataka
    e) None of these

    8. Which of the following state government has imposed a ban on the sale of junk food in school canteens across the state?
    a) Haryana
    b) Maharashtra
    c) Telangana
    d) Karnataka
    e) None of these

    9. Who among the following has been appointed as the new India’s Ambassador to Netherlands?
    a) M.R.G. Reddy
    b) Pratap Singh
    c) Venu Rajamony
    d) Subhash Chandra
    e) None of these

    10. Which of the following will be the official mascot of the ‘Asian Athletics Championships’ 2017?
    a) Chubao
    b) Olive Ridley
    c) Hodori
    d) Stanford Tree
    e) None of these

    11. Who among the following has received the first-ever Genderless Acting Award for the best actor category at the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards in Los Angeles, California?
    a) Malala Yousafzai
    b) Arundhati Roy
    c) Jane Fonda
    d) Emma Watson
    e) None of these

    12. Who among the following has becomes world’s highest wicket-taker in women Cricket ODI?
    a) Mithali Raj
    b) Purnima Rau
    c) Anjum Chopra
    d) Jhulan Goswami
    e) None of these

    13. The ‘World Red Cross Day’ is observed annually on 8th may. What is the theme for the year 2017?
    a) Less Known Red Cross Stories
    b) Everywhere for everyone
    c) Together for Humanity
    d) Find the Volunteer inside You
    e) None of these

    14. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), what is the GDP growth of India for the FY 2017-18?
    a) 7.2%
    b) 8.1%
    c) 7.7%
    d) 6.6%
    e) None of these

    15. World Thalassaemia Day, is annually observed on ______.
    a) 11th May
    b)10th May
    c) 9th May
    d) 8th May
    e) None of these

    16. Who among the following has won the Women’s title in the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon?
    a) Monika Athare
    b) Sudha Singh
    c) Kavita Raut
    d) Lalita Babar
    e) None of these

    17. The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been shifted from Kolkata to which of the following city?
    a) Raigarh
    b) Bilaspur
    c) Jagdalpur
    d) Raipur
    e) None of the above

    18. Which of the following is used to detect Swine Flu (H1N1) patients at the airport?
    a) Carboxy methyl
    b) Infrared Photography
    c) Scanner
    d) Breathalyzer
    e) None of these

    19. Who among the following has been appointed as the president and CEO of ‘The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’?
    a) Shikha Sharma
    b) Chitra Ramkrishna
    c) Vanita Gupta
    d) Roopa Kudva
    e) None of these

    20. Who among the following Indian Actress has bagged the best actress award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2017?
    a) Amrita Rao
    b) Konkona Sensharma
    c) Divya Dutta
    d) Tabu
    e) None of the above

    Answers:

    1. c) Emmanuel Macron

    2. d) Sohail Mahmood

    3. d) Moon Jae-in

    4. d) Great Britain

    5. c) Jharkhand

    6. b) Heena Sindhu

    7. a) Haryana

    8. b) Maharashtra

    9. c) Venu Rajamony

    10. b) Olive Ridley

    11. d) Emma Watson

    12. d) Jhulan Goswami

    13. a) Less Known Red Cross Stories

    14. a) 7.2%

    15. d) 8th May

    16. a) Monika Athare

    17. d) Raipur

    18. b) Infrared Photography

    19. c) Vanita Gupta

    20. b) Konkona Sensharma

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